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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data Architect
Rank 587 571 567
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 25 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.014% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.015% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
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£575 £650 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
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
51627 47265 47439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.78% 92.65% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32694 28640 26630
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2053 2601
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 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 +13 23 £575 -11.53% 7
London +4 19 £663 +1.92% 7
City of London +21 3 - - 1
South East - 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Marlow - - - -

Big Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 39 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 39 (100.00%) Big Data
2 24 (61.54%) Apache Hive
3 22 (56.41%) MapReduce
3 22 (56.41%) Analytics
4 16 (41.03%) Oozie
5 15 (38.46%) Mahout
5 15 (38.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 15 (38.46%) MongoDB
5 15 (38.46%) NoSQL
6 14 (35.90%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (33.33%) Apache Flume
8 12 (30.77%) Apache Pig
8 12 (30.77%) HBase
8 12 (30.77%) Hortonworks
8 12 (30.77%) SQL
9 11 (28.21%) Visualisation
9 11 (28.21%) MapR
10 10 (25.64%) HDFS
10 10 (25.64%) HCatalog
10 10 (25.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (25.64%) Oracle
11 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
11 9 (23.08%) Linux
11 9 (23.08%) Teradata
11 9 (23.08%) Sqoop
11 9 (23.08%) Couchbase
11 9 (23.08%) Ambari
12 8 (20.51%) MarkLogic
12 8 (20.51%) Oracle Exadata

Big Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 12 (30.77%) Apache Pig
2 7 (17.95%) Apache Spark
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (5.13%) Node.js
4 2 (5.13%) Apache
5 1 (2.56%) SAS
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) LAN
1 5 (12.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 39 (100.00%) Big Data
2 24 (61.54%) Apache Hive
3 15 (38.46%) Mahout
3 15 (38.46%) MongoDB
3 15 (38.46%) NoSQL
4 14 (35.90%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (30.77%) HBase
6 10 (25.64%) HCatalog
6 10 (25.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 9 (23.08%) Sqoop
7 9 (23.08%) Couchbase
8 8 (20.51%) MarkLogic
8 8 (20.51%) Oracle Exadata
8 8 (20.51%) Riak
8 8 (20.51%) DB2
9 3 (7.69%) Pentaho
10 2 (5.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (5.13%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (20.51%) Banking
2 5 (12.82%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Ember.js
1 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
1 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (5.13%) Backbone.js
1 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
1 2 (5.13%) Java EE
1 2 (5.13%) HTML
1 2 (5.13%) CSS
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) Lucene
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Avro
2 1 (2.56%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Visualisation
2 7 (17.95%) Open Source
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) MapReduce
1 22 (56.41%) Analytics
2 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.82%) Benchmarking
3 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (12.82%) Big Data Analytics
3 5 (12.82%) Data Analytics
4 4 (10.26%) Business Analytics
4 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy
4 4 (10.26%) Data Architecture
4 4 (10.26%) Service Management
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.13%) Coaching
6 2 (5.13%) BDD
6 2 (5.13%) Web Development
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.13%) TDD
6 2 (5.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) Java
3 4 (10.26%) Scala
3 4 (10.26%) Python
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) PHP
4 2 (5.13%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) C++
5 1 (2.56%) R
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 13 (33.33%) Apache Flume
3 10 (25.64%) HDFS
4 8 (20.51%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (41.03%) Oozie
2 9 (23.08%) Ambari
3 2 (5.13%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Hortonworks
2 11 (28.21%) MapR
3 10 (25.64%) Oracle
4 9 (23.08%) Teradata
5 8 (20.51%) Netezza
5 8 (20.51%) Sybase
6 7 (17.95%) Cloudera
7 5 (12.82%) Cisco
7 5 (12.82%) Intel
8 3 (7.69%) Datameer
9 2 (5.13%) Splunk
9 2 (5.13%) Twitter
9 2 (5.13%) TIBCO
10 1 (2.56%) IBM
10 1 (2.56%) Hadapt
10 1 (2.56%) Platfora
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £440 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £440 per day
Posted: 6 days ago