The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bradford region.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 21 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 3 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.10% 7.79% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 8.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate £275 £473 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.79% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £61.00 -
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -
Job Titles Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
140 149 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 97.90% 96.75% 93.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 62 35
Average daily rate £350 £320 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +21.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 6
Average hourly rate £12.21 £12.42 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% -0.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £33.00 £13.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Solutions Architect
West Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Solutions Architect
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica