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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data Architect
UK
Rank 511 587 555
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 76 43 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.086% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.091% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 34 26
Median daily rate £650 £580 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +7.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £785 £689 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £630 £520 £475
% change year-on-year
+21.15% +9.47%
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
42508 47354 48039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.75% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27665 30191 30170
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1501 1736 1893
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 26 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 23 January 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 +67 76 £650 +12.06% 16
London +45 54 £650 +4.00% 11
South East +18 12 £588 +12.98% 4
City of London +8 12 £675 +1.88% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 6 - -
South West +7 4 £645 -
West Midlands - 4 £675 -
Hampshire +12 3 £650 +30.00% 2
Gloucestershire +4 3 £630 -
Gloucester - 3 £630 -
Westminster - 3 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £625 -
Surrey - 2 £538 - 2
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £675 -
North West +27 1 - -
Berkshire +20 1 £600 -3.03%
Yorkshire +9 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £750 -
Coventry - 1 £525 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £600 -
Rugby - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £550 - 1
Staines - 1 £575 - 2

Big Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 177 (100.00%) Big Data
2 138 (77.97%) Hadoop
3 78 (44.07%) Apache Spark
4 66 (37.29%) Analytics
5 59 (33.33%) Apache Hive
6 51 (28.81%) Data Warehouse
6 51 (28.81%) Business Intelligence
7 50 (28.25%) ETL
8 49 (27.68%) NoSQL
9 44 (24.86%) Data Modelling
10 43 (24.29%) Data Architecture
11 40 (22.60%) Python
12 39 (22.03%) MongoDB
13 38 (21.47%) MapReduce
14 37 (20.90%) Finance
15 36 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
15 36 (20.34%) HBase
15 36 (20.34%) Kafka
16 30 (16.95%) Apache Cassandra
16 30 (16.95%) Scala
16 30 (16.95%) SQL
17 29 (16.38%) Apache Flume
17 29 (16.38%) Hortonworks
17 29 (16.38%) Data Integration
17 29 (16.38%) Sqoop
18 27 (15.25%) Java
19 26 (14.69%) R
19 26 (14.69%) Apache Pig
20 25 (14.12%) Machine Learning
21 24 (13.56%) Data Lake

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 78 (44.07%) Apache Spark
2 26 (14.69%) Apache Pig
3 23 (12.99%) Apache
4 7 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.82%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.69%) SAS
7 2 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 6 (3.39%) Unica
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (9.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.65%) Amazon EMR
4 7 (3.95%) Azure Machine Learning
5 6 (3.39%) PaaS
6 5 (2.82%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.26%) GitHub
8 3 (1.69%) Amazon Glacier
8 3 (1.69%) IaaS
9 2 (1.13%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.56%) IBM PureFlex
10 1 (0.56%) Office 365
10 1 (0.56%) SaaS
10 1 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.39%) Kerberos
2 3 (1.69%) Firewall
2 3 (1.69%) LDAP
2 3 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.13%) HTTP
3 2 (1.13%) VoIP
4 1 (0.56%) LAN
4 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (100.00%) Big Data
2 138 (77.97%) Hadoop
3 59 (33.33%) Apache Hive
4 51 (28.81%) Data Warehouse
5 49 (27.68%) NoSQL
6 39 (22.03%) MongoDB
7 36 (20.34%) HBase
8 30 (16.95%) Apache Cassandra
9 29 (16.38%) Sqoop
10 24 (13.56%) Data Lake
11 19 (10.73%) Relational Database
12 17 (9.60%) QlikView
13 12 (6.78%) SQL Server
14 11 (6.21%) Amazon Redshift
15 10 (5.65%) Power BI
16 9 (5.08%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (5.08%) Couchbase
17 8 (4.52%) HDInsight
17 8 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 7 (3.95%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (3.95%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (2.82%) ERwin
3 4 (2.26%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.26%) JIRA
4 3 (1.69%) JMeter
4 3 (1.69%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.69%) Selenium
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Continuum
5 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
General
1 37 (20.90%) Finance
2 19 (10.73%) Banking
3 16 (9.04%) Retail
4 14 (7.91%) Marketing
5 9 (5.08%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.26%) Games
7 2 (1.13%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.13%) Legal
7 2 (1.13%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Electronics
8 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.56%) Front Office
8 1 (0.56%) German Language
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (20.34%) Kafka
2 10 (5.65%) Web Services
3 9 (5.08%) Middleware
4 7 (3.95%) scikit-learn
5 5 (2.82%) CSS
5 5 (2.82%) HTML
5 5 (2.82%) JSON
5 5 (2.82%) XSD
6 4 (2.26%) JDBC
6 4 (2.26%) RESTful
7 3 (1.69%) .NET
7 3 (1.69%) REST
7 3 (1.69%) SOAP
7 3 (1.69%) XML
8 2 (1.13%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (1.13%) Spark Streaming
9 1 (0.56%) D3.js
9 1 (0.56%) ELK Stack
9 1 (0.56%) Node.js
9 1 (0.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.38%) Data Integration
2 19 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.91%) Visualisation
4 11 (6.21%) Statistics
5 7 (3.95%) Credit Risk
5 7 (3.95%) Replication
6 6 (3.39%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.26%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.26%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.69%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.69%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.13%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.13%) iPad
9 2 (1.13%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.13%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.56%) Economics
10 1 (0.56%) Neural Network
10 1 (0.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.91%) Linux
2 9 (5.08%) Unix
3 2 (1.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (37.29%) Analytics
2 51 (28.81%) Business Intelligence
3 50 (28.25%) ETL
4 44 (24.86%) Data Modelling
5 43 (24.29%) Data Architecture
6 38 (21.47%) MapReduce
7 36 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (14.12%) Machine Learning
9 19 (10.73%) Open Source
10 18 (10.17%) Data Analytics
10 18 (10.17%) Data Ingestion
11 16 (9.04%) Big Data Analytics
12 14 (7.91%) DevOps
13 12 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (6.21%) Enterprise Architecture
14 11 (6.21%) Mentoring
14 11 (6.21%) TOGAF
15 10 (5.65%) Translating Business Requirements
16 9 (5.08%) Data Management
16 9 (5.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.60%) Python
2 30 (16.95%) Scala
2 30 (16.95%) SQL
3 27 (15.25%) Java
4 26 (14.69%) R
5 4 (2.26%) Perl
5 4 (2.26%) Ruby
6 3 (1.69%) C
6 3 (1.69%) PHP
6 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.13%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.56%) Delphi
8 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.69%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.69%) PhD
4 2 (1.13%) CISSP
5 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.34%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.69%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.56%) EMIR
3 1 (0.56%) MiFID
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (16.38%) Apache Flume
2 14 (7.91%) HDFS
3 6 (3.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.56%) NFS
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (7.34%) Oozie
2 7 (3.95%) Hadoop YARN
3 6 (3.39%) Puppet
4 5 (2.82%) Ambari
5 2 (1.13%) Ansible
5 2 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.56%) DBAmp
6 1 (0.56%) MOM
6 1 (0.56%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 29 (16.38%) Hortonworks
2 22 (12.43%) Oracle
3 21 (11.86%) Tableau
4 19 (10.73%) Cloudera
5 13 (7.34%) Informatica
6 12 (6.78%) IBM
7 11 (6.21%) Netezza
8 10 (5.65%) SAP
9 7 (3.95%) Talend
9 7 (3.95%) Vertica
10 6 (3.39%) Cognos
10 6 (3.39%) MapR
10 6 (3.39%) Splunk
11 5 (2.82%) Teradata
12 4 (2.26%) MuleSoft
13 3 (1.69%) Ab Initio
13 3 (1.69%) ArcSight
13 3 (1.69%) Microsoft
14 2 (1.13%) Intel Security
14 2 (1.13%) Sybase
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