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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Architect
Rank 548 546 532
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 30 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.023% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.024% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 1
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£519 £600 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.54% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £650 -
% change year-on-year
-30.76% -
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
46883 45043 41451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.47% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26911 23492
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1817 2004 2424
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 2015.

Big Data Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Architect
Top 9 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 23 January 2015. 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
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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 -6 28 £519 -13.54% 5
London +18 21 £600 +11.62% 4
City of London +16 6 £625 - 1
South East -24 4 - -
Oxford - 4 - -
Oxfordshire - 4 - -
Manchester - 2 £450 -
North West - 2 £450 -
Westminster - - - -

Big Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 48 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 48 (100.00%) Big Data
2 29 (60.42%) Apache Hive
3 25 (52.08%) MapReduce
4 22 (45.83%) NoSQL
5 20 (41.67%) Analytics
6 16 (33.33%) Apache Pig
6 16 (33.33%) Oozie
6 16 (33.33%) Apache Flume
6 16 (33.33%) MongoDB
7 15 (31.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 15 (31.25%) Linux
8 14 (29.17%) Mahout
9 13 (27.08%) Banking
10 12 (25.00%) Java
10 12 (25.00%) SQL
10 12 (25.00%) Hortonworks
10 12 (25.00%) HBase
11 11 (22.92%) HDFS
11 11 (22.92%) MapR
11 11 (22.92%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (20.83%) Oracle
13 9 (18.75%) Teradata
13 9 (18.75%) Ambari
13 9 (18.75%) Sqoop
13 9 (18.75%) HCatalog
13 9 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (18.75%) Visualisation
13 9 (18.75%) Apache Spark
14 8 (16.67%) Scala

Big Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 16 (33.33%) Apache Pig
2 9 (18.75%) Apache Spark
3 5 (10.42%) Apache
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle Coherence
3 5 (10.42%) Node.js
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) LAN
1 5 (10.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 48 (100.00%) Big Data
2 29 (60.42%) Apache Hive
3 22 (45.83%) NoSQL
4 16 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 14 (29.17%) Mahout
6 12 (25.00%) HBase
7 11 (22.92%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (18.75%) Sqoop
8 9 (18.75%) HCatalog
8 9 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (16.67%) Couchbase
9 8 (16.67%) DB2
10 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
10 7 (14.58%) MarkLogic
10 7 (14.58%) Riak
10 7 (14.58%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (4.17%) Pentaho
11 2 (4.17%) Spotfire
11 2 (4.17%) QlikView
General
1 13 (27.08%) Banking
2 8 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) .NET
2 5 (10.42%) .NET Framework
2 5 (10.42%) CSS
2 5 (10.42%) HTML
2 5 (10.42%) Ember.js
2 5 (10.42%) AngularJS
2 5 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (10.42%) Backbone.js
3 3 (6.25%) Java EE
4 2 (4.17%) Web Services
5 1 (2.08%) ZeroMQ
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Avro
5 1 (2.08%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Visualisation
2 7 (14.58%) Open Source
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) Equities
5 1 (2.08%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.08%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) MapReduce
2 20 (41.67%) Analytics
3 7 (14.58%) OO
3 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.42%) Scrum
4 5 (10.42%) Web Development
4 5 (10.42%) TDD
4 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
4 5 (10.42%) Benchmarking
4 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.42%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (10.42%) BDD
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (6.25%) Coaching
6 3 (6.25%) Big Data Analytics
6 3 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.17%) Information Management
7 2 (4.17%) Service Management
7 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) Java
1 12 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (16.67%) Scala
2 8 (16.67%) C++
3 5 (10.42%) Python
3 5 (10.42%) C#
3 5 (10.42%) PHP
3 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.17%) Ruby
4 2 (4.17%) R
5 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.08%) Perl
System Software
1 16 (33.33%) Apache Flume
2 15 (31.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 11 (22.92%) HDFS
4 7 (14.58%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (33.33%) Oozie
2 9 (18.75%) Ambari
3 2 (4.17%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Hortonworks
2 11 (22.92%) MapR
3 10 (20.83%) Oracle
4 9 (18.75%) Teradata
5 8 (16.67%) Sybase
6 7 (14.58%) Netezza
7 6 (12.50%) Cloudera
8 5 (10.42%) Intel
8 5 (10.42%) Cisco
8 5 (10.42%) Twitter
9 3 (6.25%) Datameer
10 2 (4.17%) TIBCO
10 2 (4.17%) Splunk
11 1 (2.08%) Platfora
11 1 (2.08%) Hadapt
11 1 (2.08%) IBM
11 1 (2.08%) SAP
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