The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bristol region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 63 46 60
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 10 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.31% 3.31% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 3.45% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 11
Median daily rate £450 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £315 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.30%
Solutions Architect
South West

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
728 782 900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 95.16% 95.95% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 565 657
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £270 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 39 49
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 Bristol region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (25.00%) UML
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Information Architecture
1 4 (25.00%) ArchiMate
2 3 (18.75%) Node.js
2 3 (18.75%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Ruby
2 3 (18.75%) hapi
2 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
2 3 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (18.75%) SOA
2 3 (18.75%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) C
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Validation
3 2 (12.50%) Conflict Management
3 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) User Experience
4 1 (6.25%) BYOD
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) ArcGIS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.25%) SAP CO
2 1 (6.25%) SAP FI
2 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (6.25%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) MVNO
1 1 (6.25%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) GIS
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) SAP HANA
1 1 (6.25%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Rational Rose
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) hapi
1 3 (18.75%) Node.js
1 3 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (6.25%) Ajax
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) EJB
2 1 (6.25%) Flash
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) JMS
2 1 (6.25%) JSP
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) BYOD
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Data Conversion
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (25.00%) ArchiMate
1 4 (25.00%) Information Architecture
1 4 (25.00%) UML
2 3 (18.75%) CRM
2 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
2 3 (18.75%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (18.75%) SOA
2 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Conflict Management
3 2 (12.50%) Line Management
3 2 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) Service Design
4 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Ruby
2 2 (12.50%) C
3 1 (6.25%) ABAP
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.25%) COBIT
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) ATG
1 1 (6.25%) BEA
1 1 (6.25%) Cloudera
1 1 (6.25%) ESRI
1 1 (6.25%) IBM
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Nokia
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) SAP