The table below looks at the statistics for the Big Data Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Architect
Rank 590 539 558
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 33 54 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.11% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.11% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 11
Average daily rate £600 £489 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.76% -18.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £424 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £658 £1,000
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £475 £650
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Big Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Big Data Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Big Data Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Big Data Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Big Data Architect within the UK.

Big Data Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Big Data Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Big Data Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Big Data Architect within the UK.

Big Data Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Big Data Architect
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 32 £600 +22.76% 19
London -15 21 £625 +7.75% 15
South East +10 7 £520 +9.47%
City of London +42 4 £640 -1.53% 6
Oxfordshire 0 4 £520 +9.47%
Oxford -3 4 £520 +9.47%
Yorkshire -12 2 £638 +15.90% 2
Leeds -8 1 £700 +55.55% 2
West Yorkshire -8 1 £700 +55.55% 2
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £538 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Doncaster - 1 £575 -
Brighton - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £575 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

Big Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Big Data Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Big Data Architect in their job title.

1 107 (100.00%) Big Data
2 82 (76.64%) Hadoop
3 51 (47.66%) Java
4 45 (42.06%) NoSQL
5 40 (37.38%) Analytics
6 38 (35.51%) Python
7 36 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (30.84%) Apache Spark
9 31 (28.97%) Apache Hive
10 29 (27.10%) MongoDB
10 29 (27.10%) HBase
11 26 (24.30%) Machine Learning
12 25 (23.36%) Amazon AWS
13 24 (22.43%) Data Analytics
14 22 (20.56%) Data Modelling
15 21 (19.63%) Scala
16 20 (18.69%) SQL
17 19 (17.76%) TOGAF
17 19 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (16.82%) Microsoft Azure
18 18 (16.82%) Node.js
18 18 (16.82%) Data Analysis
18 18 (16.82%) Enterprise Architecture
18 18 (16.82%) JavaScript
19 17 (15.89%) J2EE
19 17 (15.89%) Content Management
19 17 (15.89%) Zachman Framework
19 17 (15.89%) Degree
19 17 (15.89%) Waterfall
19 17 (15.89%) Kafka

Big Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Big Data Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Big Data Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (30.84%) Apache Spark
2 18 (16.82%) Node.js
3 17 (15.89%) Apache Pig
4 16 (14.95%) WebLogic
4 16 (14.95%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.67%) Apache
6 4 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.87%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.87%) Confluence
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (23.36%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (16.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (100.00%) Big Data
2 82 (76.64%) Hadoop
3 45 (42.06%) NoSQL
4 31 (28.97%) Apache Hive
5 29 (27.10%) HBase
5 29 (27.10%) MongoDB
6 14 (13.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (9.35%) Data Mining
8 7 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (6.54%) Relational Database
9 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
9 6 (5.61%) Sqoop
10 5 (4.67%) RDBMS
10 5 (4.67%) Text Mining
11 3 (2.80%) Impala
11 3 (2.80%) MySQL
12 2 (1.87%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.93%) Cognos Impromptu
13 1 (0.93%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 16 (14.95%) Selenium
2 3 (2.80%) JIRA
3 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 16 (14.95%) Publishing
2 15 (14.02%) Finance
3 8 (7.48%) Banking
4 5 (4.67%) Retail
5 4 (3.74%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Front Office
6 1 (0.93%) German Language
6 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.89%) AngularJS
1 17 (15.89%) J2EE
1 17 (15.89%) Kafka
2 16 (14.95%) Natural Language Processing
3 5 (4.67%) Matplotlib
3 5 (4.67%) NumPy
3 5 (4.67%) Pandas
4 4 (3.74%) .NET
5 3 (2.80%) JSON
5 3 (2.80%) SOAP
5 3 (2.80%) Web Services
6 2 (1.87%) D3.js
6 2 (1.87%) REST
6 2 (1.87%) RESTful
7 1 (0.93%) Ajax
7 1 (0.93%) CSS3
7 1 (0.93%) HTML5
7 1 (0.93%) Play Framework
7 1 (0.93%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (15.89%) Algorithms
3 7 (6.54%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.54%) Visualisation
4 6 (5.61%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.80%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.80%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.87%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.93%) Blog
7 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) Fintech
7 1 (0.93%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.93%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.93%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.08%) Linux
2 4 (3.74%) Windows
3 3 (2.80%) Unix
4 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.38%) Analytics
2 36 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (24.30%) Machine Learning
4 24 (22.43%) Data Analytics
5 22 (20.56%) Data Modelling
6 19 (17.76%) TOGAF
7 18 (16.82%) Data Analysis
7 18 (16.82%) Enterprise Architecture
8 17 (15.89%) Content Enrichment
8 17 (15.89%) Content Management
8 17 (15.89%) Waterfall
8 17 (15.89%) Zachman Framework
9 16 (14.95%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (14.95%) Data Architecture
9 16 (14.95%) MapReduce
10 9 (8.41%) ETL
11 7 (6.54%) Open Source
12 6 (5.61%) Data Visualisation
13 5 (4.67%) DevOps
13 5 (4.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 51 (47.66%) Java
2 38 (35.51%) Python
3 21 (19.63%) Scala
4 20 (18.69%) SQL
5 18 (16.82%) JavaScript
6 11 (10.28%) R
7 6 (5.61%) C
7 6 (5.61%) C++
8 5 (4.67%) Ruby
9 3 (2.80%) PHP
10 2 (1.87%) Perl
11 1 (0.93%) C#
11 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (15.89%) Degree
2 4 (3.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) Basel II
1 1 (0.93%) Basel III
1 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (9.35%) HDFS
2 6 (5.61%) Apache Flume
3 5 (4.67%) Docker
4 3 (2.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.87%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (6.54%) Oozie
2 4 (3.74%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.80%) Puppet
4 2 (1.87%) Kibana
5 1 (0.93%) Ambari
5 1 (0.93%) StatsD
Vendors
1 10 (9.35%) Cloudera
2 8 (7.48%) Oracle
3 6 (5.61%) MapR
3 6 (5.61%) Teradata
4 4 (3.74%) SAP
5 3 (2.80%) Splunk
5 3 (2.80%) VMware
6 1 (0.93%) Apigee
6 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.93%) Citrix
6 1 (0.93%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.93%) Informatica
6 1 (0.93%) Mashery
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.93%) Netezza
6 1 (0.93%) Tableau
6 1 (0.93%) Talend
6 1 (0.93%) Vertica
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago