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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data Architect
Rank 558 555 590
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 14 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.022% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.023% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - -
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
49052 47059 53535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.53% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29837 27513 29708
Average daily rate £399 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1952 2140 2686
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -4 14 £550 -4.34% 4
London +13 8 £550 -4.34% 2
West Midlands - 3 - - 2
City of London +18 1 £500 -13.04% 1
Docklands, London - 1 - -
North West - 1 £575 -
Manchester - 1 £575 -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1

Big Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 22 (100.00%) Big Data
2 21 (95.45%) Hadoop
3 10 (45.45%) Analytics
4 9 (40.91%) NoSQL
5 8 (36.36%) MongoDB
6 7 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (31.82%) Apache Hive
6 7 (31.82%) MapReduce
6 7 (31.82%) Apache Pig
7 6 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (27.27%) Data Analytics
8 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (22.73%) Data Architecture
8 5 (22.73%) HBase
9 4 (18.18%) Java
9 4 (18.18%) SQL
9 4 (18.18%) Teradata
9 4 (18.18%) Netezza
9 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
9 4 (18.18%) Sqoop
10 3 (13.64%) Oracle
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
10 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
10 3 (13.64%) Finance
10 3 (13.64%) Open Source
10 3 (13.64%) Splunk
10 3 (13.64%) Vertica
10 3 (13.64%) Big Data Analytics
10 3 (13.64%) MapR
10 3 (13.64%) Relational Database

Big Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 7 (31.82%) Apache Pig
2 2 (9.09%) SAS
3 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) VoIP
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) Big Data
2 21 (95.45%) Hadoop
3 9 (40.91%) NoSQL
4 8 (36.36%) MongoDB
5 7 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (31.82%) Apache Hive
6 6 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (22.73%) HBase
8 4 (18.18%) Sqoop
9 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
9 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
9 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
10 2 (9.09%) DB2
10 2 (9.09%) MySQL
10 2 (9.09%) Pentaho
10 2 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (9.09%) Mahout
10 2 (9.09%) MarkLogic
10 2 (9.09%) Couchbase
11 1 (4.55%) HCatalog
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) MapReduce
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) Lucene
3 1 (4.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Open Source
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
3 1 (4.55%) NGOSS
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Analytics
2 6 (27.27%) Data Analytics
3 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (22.73%) Data Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Data Transformation
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.55%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Logistics
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) Scala
3 1 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (9.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (9.09%) Apache Flume
2 1 (4.55%) HDFS
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ambari
1 1 (4.55%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Teradata
1 4 (18.18%) Netezza
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Vertica
2 3 (13.64%) Splunk
2 3 (13.64%) MapR
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Cloudera
3 2 (9.09%) Greenplum
4 1 (4.55%) 29West
4 1 (4.55%) Sybase
4 1 (4.55%) Informatica
4 1 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (4.55%) Tableau
4 1 (4.55%) ParAccel
4 1 (4.55%) Talend
4 1 (4.55%) Hortonworks
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