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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data Architect
Rank 563 559 559
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 29 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.021% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.023% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 1
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£481 £600 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.79% +33.33%
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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

Big Data Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Architect
Top 10 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 24 December 2014. 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 -10 28 £481 -19.79% 8
London +29 20 £600 +9.09% 5
City of London +10 5 £650 - 2
South East -30 5 - -
Oxfordshire - 4 - -
Oxford - 4 - -
Manchester - 2 £450 - 2
North West - 2 £450 - 2
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

Big Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 45 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 45 (100.00%) Big Data
2 27 (60.00%) Apache Hive
3 24 (53.33%) MapReduce
4 22 (48.89%) Analytics
5 21 (46.67%) NoSQL
6 17 (37.78%) MongoDB
6 17 (37.78%) Oozie
7 15 (33.33%) Apache Pig
7 15 (33.33%) Mahout
7 15 (33.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 14 (31.11%) Apache Flume
9 13 (28.89%) Hortonworks
9 13 (28.89%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (28.89%) Linux
10 12 (26.67%) SQL
10 12 (26.67%) MapR
10 12 (26.67%) HBase
11 11 (24.44%) Visualisation
11 11 (24.44%) Oracle
11 11 (24.44%) Banking
12 10 (22.22%) Java
12 10 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (22.22%) Ambari
12 10 (22.22%) HDFS
12 10 (22.22%) HCatalog
12 10 (22.22%) Sqoop
13 9 (20.00%) Couchbase
13 9 (20.00%) Sybase
13 9 (20.00%) DB2

Big Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 15 (33.33%) Apache Pig
2 7 (15.56%) Apache Spark
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (8.89%) Apache
4 4 (8.89%) Node.js
5 1 (2.22%) SAS
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) LAN
1 5 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 45 (100.00%) Big Data
2 27 (60.00%) Apache Hive
3 21 (46.67%) NoSQL
4 17 (37.78%) MongoDB
5 15 (33.33%) Mahout
6 13 (28.89%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (26.67%) HBase
8 10 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (22.22%) Sqoop
8 10 (22.22%) HCatalog
9 9 (20.00%) Couchbase
9 9 (20.00%) DB2
10 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
10 8 (17.78%) Oracle Exadata
10 8 (17.78%) Riak
10 8 (17.78%) MarkLogic
11 3 (6.67%) Pentaho
12 2 (4.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (4.44%) Redis
General
1 11 (24.44%) Banking
2 6 (13.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Back Office
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) .NET
2 4 (8.89%) CSS
2 4 (8.89%) Backbone.js
2 4 (8.89%) Ember.js
2 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
2 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
2 4 (8.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (8.89%) HTML
3 2 (4.44%) Java EE
3 2 (4.44%) Web Services
4 1 (2.22%) Lucene
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Avro
4 1 (2.22%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Visualisation
2 8 (17.78%) Open Source
3 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) DTV
4 1 (2.22%) Equities
4 1 (2.22%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) MapReduce
2 22 (48.89%) Analytics
3 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.33%) OO
5 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.11%) Benchmarking
5 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (11.11%) Big Data Analytics
6 4 (8.89%) Data Analytics
6 4 (8.89%) BDD
6 4 (8.89%) Scrum
6 4 (8.89%) TDD
6 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.89%) Web Development
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (6.67%) Service Management
7 3 (6.67%) Data Architecture
7 3 (6.67%) Test Strategy
7 3 (6.67%) Business Analytics
8 2 (4.44%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) SQL
2 10 (22.22%) Java
3 6 (13.33%) C++
3 6 (13.33%) Scala
4 5 (11.11%) Python
5 4 (8.89%) PHP
5 4 (8.89%) C#
5 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.44%) Ruby
6 2 (4.44%) R
7 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.22%) Perl
System Software
1 15 (33.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 14 (31.11%) Apache Flume
3 10 (22.22%) HDFS
4 8 (17.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (37.78%) Oozie
2 10 (22.22%) Ambari
3 2 (4.44%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Hortonworks
2 12 (26.67%) MapR
3 11 (24.44%) Oracle
4 9 (20.00%) Sybase
4 9 (20.00%) Teradata
5 8 (17.78%) Netezza
6 7 (15.56%) Cloudera
7 5 (11.11%) Intel
7 5 (11.11%) Cisco
8 4 (8.89%) Twitter
9 3 (6.67%) Datameer
10 2 (4.44%) TIBCO
10 2 (4.44%) Splunk
11 1 (2.22%) IBM
11 1 (2.22%) SAP
11 1 (2.22%) Hadapt
11 1 (2.22%) Platfora
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