The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data Architect
Rank 580 537 586
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +49
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 7 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.015% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.016% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Average daily rate £563 £575 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £530 £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £620 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - £600
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 2014.

Big Data Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Architect
Top 13 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -87 7 £563 -2.17% 2
London -25 5 £575 - 2
City of London -16 2 £588 +2.17% 1
South East - 1 £550 -
Liverpool - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Staines - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
East of England - - - -

Big Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (100.00%) Big Data
2 17 (89.47%) Hadoop
3 9 (47.37%) NoSQL
3 9 (47.37%) MapReduce
4 8 (42.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (31.58%) HBase
5 6 (31.58%) Apache Pig
5 6 (31.58%) Data Architecture
5 6 (31.58%) Apache Hive
5 6 (31.58%) MongoDB
6 5 (26.32%) Teradata
6 5 (26.32%) Java
6 5 (26.32%) Analytics
7 4 (21.05%) Sqoop
7 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (21.05%) Netezza
7 4 (21.05%) Greenplum
8 3 (15.79%) QlikView
8 3 (15.79%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
8 3 (15.79%) Data Analytics
8 3 (15.79%) Splunk
8 3 (15.79%) Tableau
8 3 (15.79%) R
8 3 (15.79%) Vertica
9 2 (10.53%) ParAccel
9 2 (10.53%) Big Data Analytics
9 2 (10.53%) Apache Accumulo
9 2 (10.53%) Amazon EMR

Big Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (31.58%) Apache Pig
2 2 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) Big Data
2 17 (89.47%) Hadoop
3 9 (47.37%) NoSQL
4 8 (42.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (31.58%) HBase
5 6 (31.58%) Apache Hive
5 6 (31.58%) MongoDB
6 4 (21.05%) Sqoop
6 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (15.79%) QlikView
8 2 (10.53%) Apache Accumulo
8 2 (10.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
8 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
8 2 (10.53%) CouchDB
9 1 (5.26%) Base SAS
9 1 (5.26%) MySQL
9 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (5.26%) Vectorwise
9 1 (5.26%) InfiniDB
General
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
1 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) MapReduce
2 2 (10.53%) ZeroMQ
2 2 (10.53%) Lucene
2 2 (10.53%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
1 1 (5.26%) Smart Meter
1 1 (5.26%) Open Source
1 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) Statistics
1 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Data Architecture
2 5 (26.32%) Analytics
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
4 3 (15.79%) Data Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) ETL
5 2 (10.53%) Logistics
6 1 (5.26%) Business Development
6 1 (5.26%) Use Case
6 1 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.26%) Change Data Capture
6 1 (5.26%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) R
3 1 (5.26%) Scala
3 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Teradata
2 4 (21.05%) Netezza
2 4 (21.05%) Greenplum
3 3 (15.79%) Splunk
3 3 (15.79%) Tableau
3 3 (15.79%) Vertica
4 2 (10.53%) ParAccel
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) MapR
5 1 (5.26%) Cloudera
5 1 (5.26%) Infobright
5 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
5 1 (5.26%) 29West