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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 44 56 42
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 27 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.94% 1.29% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.12% 1.40% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 6
Average daily rate
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£500 £483 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% +7.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £650 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £45.49 £73.75
% change year-on-year
+30.80% -38.32%
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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
865 788 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 94.12% 92.60% 89.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 566 354
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 27 36
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% +18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
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 28 August 2015.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (34.04%) CRM
2 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.66%) Migration
3 12 (25.53%) Ruby
3 12 (25.53%) Ruby on Rails
3 12 (25.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (25.53%) Data Migration
3 12 (25.53%) OAuth
4 11 (23.40%) REST
4 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (21.28%) Telecoms
5 10 (21.28%) Finance
5 10 (21.28%) Web Development
5 10 (21.28%) Business Transformation
6 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
7 7 (14.89%) Business Analysis
7 7 (14.89%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (12.77%) Rational Rose
8 6 (12.77%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
9 5 (10.64%) SOA
9 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (8.51%) IVR
10 4 (8.51%) .NET
10 4 (8.51%) Oracle
10 4 (8.51%) Windows
10 4 (8.51%) Linux
10 4 (8.51%) UML
10 4 (8.51%) IBM Notes
10 4 (8.51%) Apache

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (8.51%) IBM Notes
3 4 (8.51%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.13%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Rational Rose
General
1 10 (21.28%) Telecoms
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Billing
3 1 (2.13%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) Ruby on Rails
1 12 (25.53%) OAuth
2 11 (23.40%) REST
3 4 (8.51%) .NET
4 3 (6.38%) LAMP
5 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.51%) IVR
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.13%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
1 4 (8.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) CRM
2 13 (27.66%) Migration
3 12 (25.53%) Data Migration
4 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (21.28%) Web Development
5 10 (21.28%) Business Transformation
6 7 (14.89%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (14.89%) Business Analysis
7 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (10.64%) SOA
8 4 (8.51%) Project Management
8 4 (8.51%) UML
8 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.51%) SDLC
9 3 (6.38%) TOGAF
9 3 (6.38%) EAI
10 2 (4.26%) ITIL
10 2 (4.26%) Service Management
10 2 (4.26%) Validation
10 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) Ruby
2 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) ISEB
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Lotus
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.13%) ESRI
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
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