The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Big Data Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Architect
Rank 578 593 598
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 70 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.063% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.066% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 26 13
Median daily rate £550 £538 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £469 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £750 £720
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £515 £550
% change year-on-year
-0.48% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50931 51412 49753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.74% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33245 31720 30748
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1466 2048 2093
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £40.15 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Big Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Big Data Architect in the job title.

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 26 May 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 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 64 £550 +2.32% 11
London +16 44 £638 -1.92% 8
South East -2 13 £425 -34.61% 2
Scotland - 6 £525 -
Stirling - 6 £550 -
Brighton - 6 - -
East Sussex - 6 - -
West Midlands -2 5 £500 +8.10% 1
City of London +43 4 £538 +22.15% 2
Surrey - 4 £413 -
Berkshire -4 2 £550 -26.66% 1
Sheffield - 2 £800 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £800 -
Guildford - 2 £390 -
Yorkshire - 2 £800 -
West Sussex -28 1 £350 -28.20%
North East - 1 £800 -
Horsham - 1 £350 -
Edinburgh - 1 £525 -
Glasgow - 1 £525 -
Woking - 1 £550 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £800 -
Reading - 1 £500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £800 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -

Big Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Big Data Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Big Data Architect in the job title.

1 108 (100.00%) Big Data
2 69 (63.89%) Hadoop
3 44 (40.74%) Apache Spark
4 43 (39.81%) Java
5 35 (32.41%) Apache Hive
6 31 (28.70%) Data Architecture
7 30 (27.78%) Finance
8 29 (26.85%) NoSQL
9 28 (25.93%) Analytics
10 27 (25.00%) Data Modelling
11 26 (24.07%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (20.37%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (19.44%) Scala
14 20 (18.52%) MapReduce
15 19 (17.59%) HBase
15 19 (17.59%) HDFS
15 19 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (16.67%) Apache Pig
16 18 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
17 17 (15.74%) Python
17 17 (15.74%) SQL
18 16 (14.81%) Apache Cassandra
19 15 (13.89%) Data Analytics
20 13 (12.04%) Kafka
20 13 (12.04%) Impala
20 13 (12.04%) Unix
21 12 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
21 12 (11.11%) Cloudera
22 11 (10.19%) Apache Flume
22 11 (10.19%) Sqoop

Big Data Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (40.74%) Apache Spark
2 18 (16.67%) Apache Pig
3 9 (8.33%) SAS
4 7 (6.48%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (4.63%) Apache
5 5 (4.63%) Node.js
6 4 (3.70%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.85%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.56%) Amazon S3
3 5 (4.63%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (4.63%) IaaS
4 3 (2.78%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (2.78%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.78%) SaaS
5 2 (1.85%) GitHub
5 2 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) Internet
2 2 (1.85%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.93%) AMQP
3 1 (0.93%) MQTT
3 1 (0.93%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (100.00%) Big Data
2 69 (63.89%) Hadoop
3 35 (32.41%) Apache Hive
4 29 (26.85%) NoSQL
5 22 (20.37%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (17.59%) HBase
7 16 (14.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (12.04%) Impala
9 11 (10.19%) Sqoop
10 10 (9.26%) RDBMS
10 10 (9.26%) Relational Database
11 8 (7.41%) MongoDB
12 4 (3.70%) Data Mining
12 4 (3.70%) DataStax
13 3 (2.78%) Pentaho
13 3 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 2 (1.85%) Text Mining
15 1 (0.93%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) ERwin
2 2 (1.85%) Selenium
3 1 (0.93%) Subversion
3 1 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 30 (27.78%) Finance
2 6 (5.56%) Banking
3 4 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.78%) Retail
5 2 (1.85%) Publishing
6 1 (0.93%) Front Office
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.04%) Kafka
2 5 (4.63%) .NET
2 5 (4.63%) AngularJS
3 4 (3.70%) SOAP
4 3 (2.78%) Cascading
4 3 (2.78%) J2EE
4 3 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (2.78%) Spark Streaming
4 3 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.85%) Matplotlib
5 2 (1.85%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (1.85%) NumPy
5 2 (1.85%) Pandas
5 2 (1.85%) Web Services
6 1 (0.93%) Ajax
6 1 (0.93%) EDI
6 1 (0.93%) jQuery
6 1 (0.93%) JSON
6 1 (0.93%) Middleware
6 1 (0.93%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) Data Integration
2 9 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.48%) Visualisation
4 5 (4.63%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.70%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.85%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.85%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.85%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (0.93%) Blog
7 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.93%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.93%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.93%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.93%) Smart Energy
7 1 (0.93%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.93%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.04%) Unix
2 9 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (0.93%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.70%) Data Architecture
2 28 (25.93%) Analytics
3 27 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 26 (24.07%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (18.52%) MapReduce
6 19 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (13.89%) Data Analytics
8 12 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (10.19%) Machine Learning
10 10 (9.26%) Big Data Analytics
10 10 (9.26%) Presales
11 9 (8.33%) Data Management
11 9 (8.33%) ETL
12 8 (7.41%) Data Cleansing
12 8 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (5.56%) High Availability
13 6 (5.56%) Mentoring
14 5 (4.63%) Information Security
14 5 (4.63%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 43 (39.81%) Java
2 21 (19.44%) Scala
3 17 (15.74%) Python
3 17 (15.74%) SQL
4 11 (10.19%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 7 (6.48%) R
7 5 (4.63%) C++
7 5 (4.63%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.70%) Ruby
9 3 (2.78%) C
9 3 (2.78%) PHP
10 2 (1.85%) C#
10 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.93%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (3.70%) Degree
4 2 (1.85%) EMC Certification
4 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) VCAP
5 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (17.59%) HDFS
2 11 (10.19%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.93%) Firmware
4 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.70%) Ansible
2 4 (3.70%) Puppet
3 3 (2.78%) StatsD
4 2 (1.85%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.93%) Nagios
5 1 (0.93%) Oozie
5 1 (0.93%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 12 (11.11%) Cloudera
2 11 (10.19%) Oracle
3 7 (6.48%) Informatica
4 6 (5.56%) Tableau
5 5 (4.63%) MapR
5 5 (4.63%) VMware
6 4 (3.70%) SaltStack
7 3 (2.78%) Apigee
7 3 (2.78%) Citrix
7 3 (2.78%) Mashery
7 3 (2.78%) Teradata
8 2 (1.85%) CA
8 2 (1.85%) EMC
8 2 (1.85%) Splunk
9 1 (0.93%) Mercator
9 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.93%) Platfora
9 1 (0.93%) Talend
9 1 (0.93%) Zend
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago