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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Architect
Rank 576 566 552
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 18 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.021% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.023% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 7
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£688 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £545
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £780 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £725 £550 -
% change year-on-year
+31.81% -
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
49496 48382 42407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.51% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 30854 29920 24330
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1937 1986 2076
Average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £18.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -6.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -5 18 £688 +25.00% 8
London +10 12 £675 +17.39% 8
South East -11 4 £750 +36.36%
Berkshire +3 2 £750 -
Slough - 2 £750 -
South West - 1 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -

Big Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 50 (100.00%) Big Data
2 46 (92.00%) Hadoop
3 25 (50.00%) Apache Hive
4 24 (48.00%) Java
5 22 (44.00%) NoSQL
6 20 (40.00%) MapReduce
6 20 (40.00%) Apache Pig
7 19 (38.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (28.00%) MongoDB
9 13 (26.00%) SQL
9 13 (26.00%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (26.00%) HBase
9 13 (26.00%) Apache Flume
10 11 (22.00%) Analytics
10 11 (22.00%) Linux
11 10 (20.00%) C++
12 9 (18.00%) Sqoop
13 8 (16.00%) Apache Spark
13 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (16.00%) Data Architecture
13 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (14.00%) Banking
14 7 (14.00%) Open Source
14 7 (14.00%) Python
14 7 (14.00%) Data Modelling
14 7 (14.00%) ETL
14 7 (14.00%) Oracle
14 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
14 7 (14.00%) HDFS
15 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Software

Big Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 20 (40.00%) Apache Pig
2 8 (16.00%) Apache Spark
3 3 (6.00%) Node.js
3 3 (6.00%) Apache
4 2 (4.00%) SAS
5 1 (2.00%) nginx
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) LAN
1 2 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (100.00%) Big Data
2 46 (92.00%) Hadoop
3 25 (50.00%) Apache Hive
4 22 (44.00%) NoSQL
5 19 (38.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (28.00%) MongoDB
7 13 (26.00%) HBase
8 9 (18.00%) Sqoop
9 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
11 5 (10.00%) Mahout
12 4 (8.00%) DB2
13 3 (6.00%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
13 3 (6.00%) Oracle ODI
13 3 (6.00%) Redis
13 3 (6.00%) MarkLogic
13 3 (6.00%) Triplestore
13 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
14 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) LoadUI
1 4 (8.00%) Selenium
1 4 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (8.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (14.00%) Banking
2 6 (12.00%) Finance
3 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.00%) Electronics
5 2 (4.00%) Marketing
6 1 (2.00%) Retail
6 1 (2.00%) Publishing
6 1 (2.00%) Legal
6 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
1 5 (10.00%) HTML
2 4 (8.00%) SOAP
2 4 (8.00%) Web Services
2 4 (8.00%) CSS
3 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (6.00%) Ember.js
3 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (4.00%) MLlib
4 2 (4.00%) Java EE
4 2 (4.00%) REST
5 1 (2.00%) CSS3
5 1 (2.00%) Matplotlib
5 1 (2.00%) HTML5
5 1 (2.00%) NumPy
5 1 (2.00%) RESTful
5 1 (2.00%) JSON
5 1 (2.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (6.00%) Equities
4 2 (4.00%) DTV
4 2 (4.00%) FMCG
5 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.00%) Informatics
5 1 (2.00%) Replication
5 1 (2.00%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.00%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) MapReduce
2 13 (26.00%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (22.00%) Analytics
4 8 (16.00%) Data Architecture
4 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.00%) Open Source
5 7 (14.00%) Data Modelling
5 7 (14.00%) ETL
6 6 (12.00%) SOA
7 5 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 5 (10.00%) OO
8 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.00%) TDD
8 4 (8.00%) Information Management
8 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.00%) BDD
9 3 (6.00%) Web Development
9 3 (6.00%) Scrum
9 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.00%) Java
2 13 (26.00%) SQL
3 10 (20.00%) C++
4 7 (14.00%) Python
5 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.00%) R
6 5 (10.00%) Scala
7 3 (6.00%) PHP
7 3 (6.00%) C#
8 2 (4.00%) Ruby
9 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.00%) C
9 1 (2.00%) Perl
System Software
1 13 (26.00%) Apache Flume
2 7 (14.00%) HDFS
3 4 (8.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.00%) GPFS
5 1 (2.00%) Ceph
5 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Oozie
1 4 (8.00%) Ambari
2 1 (2.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) Teradata
2 5 (10.00%) SAP
3 4 (8.00%) Twitter
4 3 (6.00%) Netezza
4 3 (6.00%) MapR
4 3 (6.00%) Vertica
4 3 (6.00%) Cloudera
5 2 (4.00%) Hortonworks
5 2 (4.00%) Sybase
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco
5 2 (4.00%) Greenplum
6 1 (2.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.00%) Intel
6 1 (2.00%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.00%) Tableau
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