The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Big Data Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Architect
Rank 593 629 610
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 68 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.060% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.063% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 22 18
Median daily rate £550 £550 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £499
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £700 £813
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £520 £550
% change year-on-year
+0.96% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
51008 54089 51827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.76% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33192 34291 31378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 2003 2097
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Big Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Big Data Architect in the job title.

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 30 July 2016.

Big Data Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Big Data Architect within the UK.

Big Data Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Big Data Architect
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +48 65 £550 - 10
London +20 44 £581 +5.68% 9
South East +20 11 £475 -9.09% 1
Yorkshire - 7 £600 -
South Yorkshire - 7 £600 -
Sheffield - 6 £600 -
Berkshire - 3 £488 - 1
Surrey - 3 £413 -
West Midlands - 3 £550 -
West Sussex -7 2 £350 -
Hampshire - 2 £600 -
Southampton - 2 £600 -
Stirling - 2 £525 -
Scotland - 2 £525 - 2
City of London +45 1 £550 -10.20% 2
Oxfordshire +6 1 £475 -8.65%
Oxford -7 1 £475 -8.65%
Barnsley - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £530 -
Guildford - 1 £400 -
Staines - 1 - -
Horsham - 1 £350 -
Edinburgh - 1 £525 - 2
Glasgow - 1 £525 -

Big Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Big Data Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Big Data Architect in the job title.

1 135 (100.00%) Big Data
2 91 (67.41%) Hadoop
3 55 (40.74%) Apache Spark
4 48 (35.56%) Java
5 42 (31.11%) Apache Hive
6 35 (25.93%) Data Architecture
6 35 (25.93%) Data Modelling
6 35 (25.93%) Finance
7 33 (24.44%) NoSQL
8 31 (22.96%) Analytics
9 30 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (20.00%) HBase
11 26 (19.26%) Apache Pig
11 26 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
13 24 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
14 23 (17.04%) Oracle
15 22 (16.30%) SQL
15 22 (16.30%) HDFS
16 21 (15.56%) MongoDB
17 20 (14.81%) MapReduce
17 20 (14.81%) Sqoop
18 19 (14.07%) Apache Cassandra
18 19 (14.07%) Python
19 17 (12.59%) Scala
19 17 (12.59%) Apache Flume
19 17 (12.59%) Cloudera
20 15 (11.11%) Impala
20 15 (11.11%) Unix
21 13 (9.63%) Enterprise Architecture

Big Data Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 55 (40.74%) Apache Spark
2 26 (19.26%) Apache Pig
3 12 (8.89%) SAS
4 10 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.70%) Apache
6 4 (2.96%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.74%) Confluence
7 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (5.93%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.96%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.19%) Amazon S3
2 7 (5.19%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (5.19%) IaaS
3 5 (3.70%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (2.96%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (2.96%) PaaS
4 4 (2.96%) SaaS
5 3 (2.22%) GitHub
6 2 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) Internet
2 3 (2.22%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.74%) AMQP
3 1 (0.74%) LDAP
3 1 (0.74%) MQTT
3 1 (0.74%) SAN
3 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (100.00%) Big Data
2 91 (67.41%) Hadoop
3 42 (31.11%) Apache Hive
4 33 (24.44%) NoSQL
5 27 (20.00%) HBase
6 25 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (15.56%) MongoDB
8 20 (14.81%) Sqoop
9 19 (14.07%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (11.11%) Impala
11 10 (7.41%) Oracle ODI
12 9 (6.67%) RDBMS
12 9 (6.67%) Relational Database
13 8 (5.93%) CouchDB
13 8 (5.93%) HPCC
13 8 (5.93%) Oracle Database
13 8 (5.93%) SQL Server
13 8 (5.93%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (5.19%) Cloudera CDH
15 4 (2.96%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 4 (2.96%) ERwin
2 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.74%) JIRA
2 1 (0.74%) Subversion
General
1 35 (25.93%) Finance
2 9 (6.67%) Banking
3 7 (5.19%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.44%) Retail
5 4 (2.96%) Law
6 2 (1.48%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) Front Office
7 1 (0.74%) Marketing
7 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.19%) Hibernate
1 7 (5.19%) J2EE
2 6 (4.44%) .NET
3 5 (3.70%) Web Services
4 4 (2.96%) Kafka
4 4 (2.96%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (2.96%) SOAP
5 3 (2.22%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.22%) Cascading
5 3 (2.22%) Node.js
5 3 (2.22%) Spark Streaming
5 3 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.48%) EDI
6 2 (1.48%) RESTful
7 1 (0.74%) Ajax
7 1 (0.74%) HTML
7 1 (0.74%) Java EE
7 1 (0.74%) JSON
7 1 (0.74%) Middleware
7 1 (0.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.63%) Data Integration
2 8 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.19%) Algorithms
3 7 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.44%) Data Structures
4 6 (4.44%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.96%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.48%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.48%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (0.74%) Clustering
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.74%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.74%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.74%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.74%) PKI
7 1 (0.74%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.74%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.74%) SystemC
7 1 (0.74%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.11%) Unix
2 11 (8.15%) Linux
3 1 (0.74%) CentOS
3 1 (0.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.93%) Data Architecture
1 35 (25.93%) Data Modelling
2 31 (22.96%) Analytics
3 30 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (14.81%) MapReduce
6 13 (9.63%) Data Analytics
6 13 (9.63%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (8.89%) ETL
8 11 (8.15%) Big Data Analytics
8 11 (8.15%) DevOps
8 11 (8.15%) SOA
9 10 (7.41%) Data Management
9 10 (7.41%) Presales
10 8 (5.93%) Data Cleansing
10 8 (5.93%) Machine Learning
11 7 (5.19%) High Availability
11 7 (5.19%) Open Source
12 6 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (4.44%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 48 (35.56%) Java
2 22 (16.30%) SQL
3 19 (14.07%) Python
4 17 (12.59%) Scala
5 12 (8.89%) Shell Script
6 10 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.19%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.44%) R
9 5 (3.70%) PHP
10 3 (2.22%) C
10 3 (2.22%) C++
10 3 (2.22%) HiveQL
10 3 (2.22%) Ruby
11 2 (1.48%) Perl
11 2 (1.48%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.74%) C#
12 1 (0.74%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.74%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 8 (5.93%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.48%) Degree
3 2 (1.48%) EMC Certification
3 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.74%) CISA
4 1 (0.74%) CISM
4 1 (0.74%) CISSP
4 1 (0.74%) VCAP
4 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (16.30%) HDFS
2 17 (12.59%) Apache Flume
3 4 (2.96%) Docker
4 3 (2.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.48%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.74%) Firmware
6 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (8.15%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.93%) DBAmp
3 5 (3.70%) Ansible
4 4 (2.96%) Puppet
5 3 (2.22%) StatsD
6 2 (1.48%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (1.48%) Oozie
7 1 (0.74%) Nagios
7 1 (0.74%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 23 (17.04%) Oracle
2 17 (12.59%) Cloudera
3 12 (8.89%) Informatica
4 8 (5.93%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (5.19%) VMware
6 6 (4.44%) Tableau
7 4 (2.96%) SaltStack
8 3 (2.22%) Apigee
8 3 (2.22%) Citrix
8 3 (2.22%) Hortonworks
8 3 (2.22%) MapR
8 3 (2.22%) Mashery
8 3 (2.22%) Teradata
9 2 (1.48%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.48%) CA
9 2 (1.48%) EMC
9 2 (1.48%) Google
9 2 (1.48%) SAP
10 1 (0.74%) Mercator
10 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
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