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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data Architect
Rank 586 562 585
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 14 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.024% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.026% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 0
Average daily rate
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£638 £650 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 - -
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
51265 49491 54504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31026 29372 30573
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2145 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -14 14 £638 -1.92% 5
London -9 7 £775 +19.23% 4
West Midlands - 5 £550 -
City of London +20 1 £650 +8.33%
North West - 1 £575 -
South East - 1 £625 -
Manchester - 1 £575 -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -

Big Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 25 (100.00%) Big Data
2 24 (96.00%) Hadoop
3 16 (64.00%) Analytics
4 11 (44.00%) MongoDB
4 11 (44.00%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (40.00%) Apache Hive
6 9 (36.00%) NoSQL
7 8 (32.00%) Data Analytics
8 7 (28.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (28.00%) MapReduce
8 7 (28.00%) SQL
9 6 (24.00%) Oracle
9 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (24.00%) Teradata
9 6 (24.00%) Netezza
9 6 (24.00%) HBase
9 6 (24.00%) Sqoop
10 5 (20.00%) Oozie
10 5 (20.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (20.00%) Mahout
10 5 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (20.00%) Apache Flume
10 5 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
10 5 (20.00%) Apache Pig
10 5 (20.00%) MarkLogic
10 5 (20.00%) Couchbase
10 5 (20.00%) MapR
10 5 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (20.00%) Visualisation
10 5 (20.00%) Open Source

Big Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (20.00%) Apache Pig
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) OpenFlow
2 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) Big Data
2 24 (96.00%) Hadoop
3 11 (44.00%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (44.00%) MongoDB
4 10 (40.00%) Apache Hive
5 9 (36.00%) NoSQL
6 7 (28.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (24.00%) HBase
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (24.00%) Sqoop
8 5 (20.00%) MarkLogic
8 5 (20.00%) Couchbase
8 5 (20.00%) DB2
8 5 (20.00%) Mahout
8 5 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (16.00%) Riak
9 4 (16.00%) HCatalog
10 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
10 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
11 2 (8.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (12.00%) Banking
1 3 (12.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Visualisation
1 5 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) NGOSS
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Analytics
2 8 (32.00%) Data Analytics
3 7 (28.00%) MapReduce
4 5 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 5 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
5 4 (16.00%) Business Analytics
5 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (16.00%) Service Management
6 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.00%) Benchmarking
7 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.00%) ETL
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (4.00%) Business Development
8 1 (4.00%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (4.00%) Network Management
8 1 (4.00%) Machine Learning
8 1 (4.00%) Data Governance
8 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (20.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (20.00%) Apache Flume
2 3 (12.00%) HDFS
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Oozie
2 4 (16.00%) Ambari
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
1 6 (24.00%) Teradata
1 6 (24.00%) Netezza
2 5 (20.00%) MapR
3 4 (16.00%) Hortonworks
3 4 (16.00%) Sybase
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) Intel
4 2 (8.00%) Vertica
5 1 (4.00%) Talend
5 1 (4.00%) Cloudera
5 1 (4.00%) Informatica
5 1 (4.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Greenplum
5 1 (4.00%) Splunk
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Aston Carter
Rate: 750+
Posted: 8 hours ago