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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 65 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 10 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.09% 1.87% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.96% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Median daily rate £613 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% +7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £528 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.83 £59.50 £51.29
% change year-on-year
-26.34% +16.01%
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
886 868 738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.62% 95.49% 95.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 641 537
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £249 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 45 34
Median hourly rate £25.50 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.21% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £36.60 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 July 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 11 (34.38%) E-Commerce
2 9 (28.13%) Telecoms
2 9 (28.13%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (18.75%) TOGAF
4 5 (15.63%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 4 (12.50%) SOA
5 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.50%) ISEB
5 4 (12.50%) Java
5 4 (12.50%) SQL
6 3 (9.38%) XML
6 3 (9.38%) UML
6 3 (9.38%) Finance
6 3 (9.38%) Information Management
6 3 (9.38%) HTML
6 3 (9.38%) Information Exploitation
6 3 (9.38%) Analytics
6 3 (9.38%) SDLC
6 3 (9.38%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (6.25%) Business Transformation
7 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
7 2 (6.25%) REST
7 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.25%) Data Management

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 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) BigMachines
1 1 (3.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (3.13%) Primavera
1 1 (3.13%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (28.13%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
1 3 (9.38%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) EJB
2 2 (6.25%) J2EE
2 2 (6.25%) JSP
2 2 (6.25%) Middleware
2 2 (6.25%) REST
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.13%) Itk
3 1 (3.13%) RESTful
3 1 (3.13%) Swing
3 1 (3.13%) XSL
3 1 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) E-Commerce
2 9 (28.13%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (18.75%) TOGAF
4 5 (15.63%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 4 (12.50%) SOA
5 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.38%) Analytics
6 3 (9.38%) Information Exploitation
6 3 (9.38%) Information Management
6 3 (9.38%) SDLC
6 3 (9.38%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (9.38%) UML
7 2 (6.25%) Business Transformation
7 2 (6.25%) Data Management
7 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.25%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Java
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) C
2 1 (3.13%) C++
2 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) ISEB
1 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) COBIT
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco
2 1 (3.13%) hybris
2 1 (3.13%) IBM
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.13%) Siemens
2 1 (3.13%) Tableau