The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 35 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.85% - 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% - 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£325 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 - £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £474
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.25 £73.75 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-29.15% +28.26%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton 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
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
252 165 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 93.33% 96.49% 98.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 79 140
Average daily rate £340 £335 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% -7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 6 4
Average hourly rate £14.88 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.18% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.40 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £28.98 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 (37.50%) Business Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) Learning Management System
2 2 (25.00%) E-Learning
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (12.50%) EMV
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) Cash Management
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Learning Management System
2 2 (25.00%) E-Learning
3 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (12.50%) EMV
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) Cash Management
2 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft