The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 28 17 41
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 9 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.87% 6.81% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 7.10% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 3
Median daily rate £575 £613 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% +11.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.88 £40.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+42.18% -33.33%
Solutions Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. 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
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
301 366 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.86% 95.81% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 256 251
Median daily rate £438 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 30 15
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +56.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedfordshire region that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Bedfordshire region.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Luton -12 5 £550 -8.33% 1
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Solutions 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 25 (78.13%) E-Commerce
2 21 (65.63%) SOA
3 17 (53.13%) API Design
4 16 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.88%) Retail
6 7 (21.88%) Data Modelling
6 7 (21.88%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (21.88%) Logical Data Model
7 5 (15.63%) Data Architecture
7 5 (15.63%) Finance
7 5 (15.63%) General Ledger
8 4 (12.50%) Middleware
8 4 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (12.50%) Open Source
8 4 (12.50%) Data Integration
9 3 (9.38%) Sitecore
9 3 (9.38%) SaaS
9 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
9 3 (9.38%) Java
9 3 (9.38%) Legal
10 2 (6.25%) SAP CRM
10 2 (6.25%) SAP
10 2 (6.25%) Unit4 Business World
10 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
10 2 (6.25%) CRM
10 2 (6.25%) High Availability
11 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
11 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP CRM
1 2 (6.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SAP HANA
General
1 7 (21.88%) Retail
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) General Ledger
3 3 (9.38%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Back Office
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) REST
2 1 (3.13%) SOAP
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) E-Commerce
2 21 (65.63%) SOA
3 17 (53.13%) API Design
4 16 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.88%) Data Modelling
6 7 (21.88%) Logical Data Model
6 7 (21.88%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (15.63%) Data Architecture
8 4 (12.50%) Open Source
8 4 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (6.25%) CRM
9 2 (6.25%) High Availability
10 1 (3.13%) EAI
10 1 (3.13%) ETL
10 1 (3.13%) ITIL
10 1 (3.13%) Service Management
10 1 (3.13%) Software Architecture
10 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
1 3 (9.38%) Sitecore
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) MuleSoft
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