The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bradford region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 5 14 35
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 8 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 10.53% 10.37% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.59% 11.26% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Median daily rate £650 £563 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% +32.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +92.30%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford 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
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
69 151 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 90.79% 92.07% 98.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 85 119
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 16
Median hourly rate £11.25 £45.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +260.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.18 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.39 £45.00 £35.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Bradford region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) SOA
2 7 (58.33%) Retail
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Virtual Team
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) Intranet
4 3 (25.00%) Extranet
4 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (25.00%) B2B
4 3 (25.00%) B2C
4 3 (25.00%) OLTP
4 3 (25.00%) OLAP
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) JDA
5 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 2 (16.67%) Microservices
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Data Mapping
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (8.33%) Docker
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Swagger
6 1 (8.33%) Dropwizard

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) G Suite
2 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Extranet
1 3 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) OLAP
1 3 (25.00%) OLTP
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (58.33%) Retail
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) Dropwizard
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) B2B
2 3 (25.00%) B2C
2 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 2 (16.67%) Microservices
3 2 (16.67%) UML
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) JDA
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft