The median contractor rate for a Big Data Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Big Data Architect
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 530 561 576
Rank change year-on-year +31 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 50 66 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.14% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 44 25
Median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £800 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £500 £538
% change year-on-year +15.00% -6.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40257 46300 48376
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.74% 95.04% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26259 30600 30961
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1356 1863
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 £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Big Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Big Data Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data Architect in England

Big Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Big Data Architect in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data Architect in England

Big Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data Architect in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data Architect in England

Big Data Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
London -3 40 £575 -8.00% 6
South East +34 6 £550 +14.28%
West Midlands +21 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
South West - 1 £750 -
Big Data Architect
UK

Big Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 across the England region featuring Big Data Architect in the job title.

1 96 (100.00%) Big Data
2 61 (63.54%) Hadoop
3 47 (48.96%) Analytics
4 34 (35.42%) Apache Spark
5 28 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (21.88%) HBase
8 20 (20.83%) Python
9 19 (19.79%) Data Analytics
9 19 (19.79%) Data Architecture
10 18 (18.75%) NoSQL
10 18 (18.75%) Java
11 16 (16.67%) Oracle
11 16 (16.67%) ETL
11 16 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
11 16 (16.67%) Visualisation
11 16 (16.67%) Apache Hive
12 15 (15.63%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (14.58%) Talend Open Studio
13 14 (14.58%) Talend
14 13 (13.54%) SQL
14 13 (13.54%) MapR
14 13 (13.54%) Tableau
15 12 (12.50%) MapReduce
15 12 (12.50%) Cloudera
15 12 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
15 12 (12.50%) Scala
15 12 (12.50%) MongoDB
15 12 (12.50%) Relational Database
15 12 (12.50%) Finance

Big Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 34 (35.42%) Apache Spark
2 8 (8.33%) SAS
3 6 (6.25%) Apache
3 6 (6.25%) Apache Pig
4 3 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.04%) Predix
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) SPSS
2 1 (1.04%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.33%) Google Analytics
2 8 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.13%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (2.08%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (2.08%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.08%) Data Lake Analytics
5 2 (2.08%) IaaS
5 2 (2.08%) PaaS
6 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (100.00%) Big Data
2 61 (63.54%) Hadoop
3 24 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (21.88%) HBase
5 18 (18.75%) NoSQL
6 16 (16.67%) Apache Hive
7 15 (15.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (12.50%) MongoDB
8 12 (12.50%) Relational Database
9 9 (9.38%) Sqoop
10 8 (8.33%) BigQuery
10 8 (8.33%) Looker
10 8 (8.33%) RDBMS
11 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
12 4 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (4.17%) Flink
12 4 (4.17%) QlikView
12 4 (4.17%) SAP HANA
13 3 (3.13%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 14 (14.58%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (3.13%) CA Gen
2 3 (3.13%) ClearCase
2 3 (3.13%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (12.50%) Finance
2 11 (11.46%) Banking
3 6 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.21%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.17%) Front Office
5 4 (4.17%) Marketing
6 3 (3.13%) Retail
7 2 (2.08%) Legal
8 1 (1.04%) Advertising
8 1 (1.04%) Electronics
8 1 (1.04%) German Language
8 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.38%) Kafka
2 4 (4.17%) Apache Drill
2 4 (4.17%) J2EE
2 4 (4.17%) Web Services
3 3 (3.13%) Spark Streaming
4 2 (2.08%) Java EE
4 2 (2.08%) JSON
4 2 (2.08%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (2.08%) Node.js
4 2 (2.08%) XML
5 1 (1.04%) Django
5 1 (1.04%) Flask
5 1 (1.04%) Middleware
5 1 (1.04%) MLlib
5 1 (1.04%) UIMA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.21%) Reference Data
4 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.17%) Replication
5 3 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.13%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.04%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.04%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.29%) Linux
2 6 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (48.96%) Analytics
2 28 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (19.79%) Data Analytics
3 19 (19.79%) Data Architecture
4 16 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
4 16 (16.67%) ETL
4 16 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 12 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
5 12 (12.50%) MapReduce
5 12 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (11.46%) Data Integration
6 11 (11.46%) Machine Learning
7 10 (10.42%) Data Modelling
8 8 (8.33%) Data Ingestion
9 7 (7.29%) Data Management
9 7 (7.29%) SDLC
10 6 (6.25%) Open Source
11 5 (5.21%) Data Governance
11 5 (5.21%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.83%) Python
2 18 (18.75%) Java
3 13 (13.54%) SQL
4 12 (12.50%) Scala
5 11 (11.46%) R
6 5 (5.21%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.17%) Perl
7 4 (4.17%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.08%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.08%) PHP
9 1 (1.04%) C++
9 1 (1.04%) Ruby
9 1 (1.04%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.08%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (7.29%) Apache Flume
2 6 (6.25%) HDFS
3 2 (2.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) Oozie
2 3 (3.13%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.04%) Packer
Vendors
1 16 (16.67%) Oracle
2 14 (14.58%) Talend
3 13 (13.54%) MapR
3 13 (13.54%) Tableau
4 12 (12.50%) Cloudera
5 8 (8.33%) Google
5 8 (8.33%) SnapLogic
6 7 (7.29%) SAP
7 5 (5.21%) Hortonworks
7 5 (5.21%) Informatica
7 5 (5.21%) Teradata
7 5 (5.21%) Vertica
8 4 (4.17%) Pega
9 3 (3.13%) BEA
9 3 (3.13%) Cognos
9 3 (3.13%) Palantir
9 3 (3.13%) Splunk
9 3 (3.13%) webMethods
10 2 (2.08%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.08%) MicroStrategy
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