The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 27 July 2015 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 59 63 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 17 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.88% 0.76% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 0.81% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 6
Average daily rate
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£500 £465 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £470
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £51.29 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+16.01% +28.21%
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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 Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
852 741 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 94.25% 93.68% 90.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 544 316
Average daily rate £375 £375 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 36 20
Average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £17.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +0.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.21%) CRM
4 9 (23.08%) Data Centre
5 7 (17.95%) SOA
5 7 (17.95%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (15.38%) Migration
7 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
7 5 (12.82%) Ruby
7 5 (12.82%) Rational Rose
7 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
7 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (12.82%) Windows
7 5 (12.82%) Linux
7 5 (12.82%) .NET
7 5 (12.82%) SDLC
7 5 (12.82%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (12.82%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (12.82%) Data Migration
7 5 (12.82%) OAuth
7 5 (12.82%) REST
8 4 (10.26%) Business Transformation
8 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
8 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
8 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (10.26%) Oracle
8 4 (10.26%) UML
8 4 (10.26%) IBM Notes
8 4 (10.26%) Apache

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (10.26%) IBM Notes
1 4 (10.26%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) Liferay
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.56%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) PaaS
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.13%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Rational Rose
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Billing
2 3 (7.69%) Local Government
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) .NET
1 5 (12.82%) Ruby on Rails
1 5 (12.82%) OAuth
1 5 (12.82%) REST
2 3 (7.69%) Middleware
2 3 (7.69%) LAMP
3 2 (5.13%) Spring
3 2 (5.13%) Web Services
3 2 (5.13%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.69%) Data Integration
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) IVR
5 1 (2.56%) GIS
5 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) CRM
3 7 (17.95%) SOA
3 7 (17.95%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (15.38%) Migration
5 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.82%) SDLC
5 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
5 5 (12.82%) Data Migration
6 4 (10.26%) TOGAF
6 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (10.26%) Web Development
6 4 (10.26%) Business Transformation
6 4 (10.26%) Project Management
6 4 (10.26%) UML
6 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.69%) Workflow
7 3 (7.69%) ITIL
7 3 (7.69%) Service Management
7 3 (7.69%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) Ruby
2 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) C#
3 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) ISEB
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Lotus
2 4 (10.26%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.56%) ESRI
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