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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data Architect
UK
Rank 538 596 567
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 53 37 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.071% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.075% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 34
Median daily rate £650 £625 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +24.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £785 £715 £639
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 £638 £463
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +37.83%
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
42429 49412 49763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 95.00% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27681 31767 30512
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1511 1637 1923
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

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 1 March 2017.

Big Data Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Architect
Top 20 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 1 March 2017. 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 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 +59 53 £650 +4.00% 12
London +18 38 £650 +4.00% 9
City of London -1 8 £650 +1.56% 3
South East +15 7 £600 +13.47% 2
South West +6 4 £645 -
Berkshire +18 3 £600 +11.62%
Gloucestershire +10 3 £630 -
Hampshire - 3 £650 - 2
Westminster - 3 - -
Gloucester - 3 £630 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £675 -
Reading - 2 £700 -
West Midlands - 2 £675 - 1
North West +31 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £750 -
Southampton - 1 £450 - 1
Manchester - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
Newbury - 1 £538 -

Big Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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.

1 172 (100.00%) Big Data
2 134 (77.91%) Hadoop
3 75 (43.60%) Apache Spark
4 62 (36.05%) Analytics
5 58 (33.72%) Apache Hive
6 53 (30.81%) Business Intelligence
7 51 (29.65%) Data Warehouse
7 51 (29.65%) ETL
8 50 (29.07%) NoSQL
8 50 (29.07%) Data Architecture
9 47 (27.33%) Data Modelling
10 41 (23.84%) MapReduce
11 40 (23.26%) Python
12 39 (22.67%) MongoDB
13 38 (22.09%) HBase
14 35 (20.35%) Finance
15 34 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
16 33 (19.19%) Kafka
17 31 (18.02%) Apache Cassandra
18 30 (17.44%) SQL
19 29 (16.86%) Machine Learning
19 29 (16.86%) Apache Flume
19 29 (16.86%) Sqoop
20 27 (15.70%) Hortonworks
20 27 (15.70%) R
20 27 (15.70%) Scala
20 27 (15.70%) Java
21 26 (15.12%) Data Integration
21 26 (15.12%) Apache Pig
22 25 (14.53%) Apache

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 75 (43.60%) Apache Spark
2 26 (15.12%) Apache Pig
3 25 (14.53%) Apache
4 7 (4.07%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.91%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.33%) SAS
7 2 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.58%) Predix
Applications
1 3 (1.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) SPSS
3 1 (0.58%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 3 (1.74%) Unica
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
1 22 (12.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.40%) Amazon EMR
3 9 (5.23%) Azure Machine Learning
4 6 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.91%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.91%) PaaS
6 4 (2.33%) GitHub
7 3 (1.74%) Amazon Glacier
7 3 (1.74%) IaaS
8 2 (1.16%) Data Lake Analytics
8 2 (1.16%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.58%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.58%) Office 365
9 1 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.49%) Kerberos
2 4 (2.33%) Firewall
3 3 (1.74%) LDAP
3 3 (1.74%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.16%) HTTP
4 2 (1.16%) VoIP
5 1 (0.58%) LAN
5 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (100.00%) Big Data
2 134 (77.91%) Hadoop
3 58 (33.72%) Apache Hive
4 51 (29.65%) Data Warehouse
5 50 (29.07%) NoSQL
6 39 (22.67%) MongoDB
7 38 (22.09%) HBase
8 31 (18.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 29 (16.86%) Sqoop
10 23 (13.37%) Data Lake
11 21 (12.21%) Relational Database
12 17 (9.88%) QlikView
13 13 (7.56%) SQL Server
14 12 (6.98%) Power BI
15 10 (5.81%) Amazon Redshift
15 10 (5.81%) HDInsight
16 9 (5.23%) Couchbase
17 8 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
17 8 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 7 (4.07%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (6.40%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (2.91%) ERwin
3 4 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.33%) JIRA
4 3 (1.74%) JMeter
4 3 (1.74%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.74%) Selenium
5 1 (0.58%) Apache Continuum
5 1 (0.58%) SoapUI
General
1 35 (20.35%) Finance
2 20 (11.63%) Banking
3 12 (6.98%) Marketing
4 10 (5.81%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.23%) Retail
6 4 (2.33%) Games
7 2 (1.16%) Legal
7 2 (1.16%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Electronics
8 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.58%) Front Office
8 1 (0.58%) German Language
8 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (19.19%) Kafka
2 9 (5.23%) Web Services
3 8 (4.65%) Middleware
4 7 (4.07%) scikit-learn
5 5 (2.91%) CSS
5 5 (2.91%) HTML
5 5 (2.91%) JSON
5 5 (2.91%) XSD
6 4 (2.33%) JDBC
6 4 (2.33%) RESTful
7 3 (1.74%) REST
7 3 (1.74%) SOAP
7 3 (1.74%) XML
8 2 (1.16%) J2EE
8 2 (1.16%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (1.16%) Spark Streaming
9 1 (0.58%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.58%) MLlib
9 1 (0.58%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (0.58%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.07%) Algorithms
2 7 (4.07%) Credit Risk
2 7 (4.07%) Replication
3 4 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.74%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.74%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.16%) iPad
6 1 (0.58%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.58%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.58%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.58%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.58%) Social Media
6 1 (0.58%) Tandem
6 1 (0.58%) User Experience
6 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.58%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.72%) Linux
2 9 (5.23%) Unix
3 2 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (36.05%) Analytics
2 53 (30.81%) Business Intelligence
3 51 (29.65%) ETL
4 50 (29.07%) Data Architecture
5 47 (27.33%) Data Modelling
6 41 (23.84%) MapReduce
7 34 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (16.86%) Machine Learning
9 26 (15.12%) Data Integration
10 20 (11.63%) Data Ingestion
11 19 (11.05%) Data Analytics
11 19 (11.05%) Open Source
12 17 (9.88%) Big Data Analytics
13 14 (8.14%) DevOps
13 14 (8.14%) Visualisation
14 12 (6.98%) Enterprise Architecture
15 11 (6.40%) Data Management
15 11 (6.40%) Mentoring
15 11 (6.40%) Migration
16 10 (5.81%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 40 (23.26%) Python
2 30 (17.44%) SQL
3 27 (15.70%) Java
3 27 (15.70%) R
3 27 (15.70%) Scala
4 5 (2.91%) Perl
4 5 (2.91%) PHP
4 5 (2.91%) Ruby
5 3 (1.74%) MATLAB
5 3 (1.74%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.16%) C
7 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.58%) C++
7 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.58%) SPARQL
7 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (6.40%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.49%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.74%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.74%) PhD
4 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.56%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.16%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (16.86%) Apache Flume
2 14 (8.14%) HDFS
3 5 (2.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.58%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (7.56%) Oozie
2 7 (4.07%) Hadoop YARN
3 6 (3.49%) Puppet
4 4 (2.33%) Ambari
5 3 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.16%) Ansible
7 1 (0.58%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 27 (15.70%) Hortonworks
2 22 (12.79%) Oracle
3 20 (11.63%) Tableau
4 16 (9.30%) Cloudera
5 12 (6.98%) Netezza
6 11 (6.40%) Informatica
6 11 (6.40%) Talend
7 10 (5.81%) IBM
8 9 (5.23%) MapR
8 9 (5.23%) SAP
9 8 (4.65%) Vertica
10 7 (4.07%) Cognos
11 6 (3.49%) Splunk
11 6 (3.49%) Teradata
12 4 (2.33%) Microsoft
12 4 (2.33%) MuleSoft
13 2 (1.16%) Ab Initio
13 2 (1.16%) Intel Security
13 2 (1.16%) MicroStrategy
13 2 (1.16%) Sybase
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