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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 25 25 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 12 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.77% 3.77% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.99% 3.92% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 3
Median daily rate £575 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-24.36% -0.83%
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
301 332 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.65% 96.23% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 233 276
Median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 17
Median hourly rate £45.00 £15.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 +1 9 £550 -8.33%
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 9 (56.25%) SOA
2 8 (50.00%) API Design
3 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) General Ledger
6 4 (25.00%) Retail
7 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (12.50%) SAP CRM
7 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 2 (12.50%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (12.50%) SAP
7 2 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (12.50%) CRM
8 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (6.25%) Microservices
8 1 (6.25%) MuleSoft
8 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
8 1 (6.25%) XML
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (6.25%) PHP
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle
8 1 (6.25%) Middleware
8 1 (6.25%) Legal
8 1 (6.25%) Back Office
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Android
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP CRM
1 2 (12.50%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) General Ledger
3 4 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Back Office
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) SOA
2 8 (50.00%) API Design
3 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
4 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) CRM
6 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Microservices
7 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
7 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) MuleSoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle