The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 26 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 25 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.83% 4.75% 4.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.03% 4.93% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 18
Median daily rate £450 £513 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £510 £525
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £61.25 £49.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
497 568 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.95% 96.43% 97.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 341 363
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 48 54
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +10 11 £438 -12.50% 1
Cambridge -4 9 £525 +2.43% 1
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 21 (48.84%) .NET
1 21 (48.84%) Web Services
2 20 (46.51%) SOA
3 16 (37.21%) OO
4 14 (32.56%) Finance
5 13 (30.23%) Adobe
5 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET
5 13 (30.23%) J2EE
5 13 (30.23%) HTML
5 13 (30.23%) Java
5 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
5 13 (30.23%) Hibernate
5 13 (30.23%) Information Security
5 13 (30.23%) Spring
5 13 (30.23%) Apache Flex
6 7 (16.28%) Oracle
7 6 (13.95%) SQL
7 6 (13.95%) Banking
8 5 (11.63%) Billing
8 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (11.63%) Visualforce
8 5 (11.63%) Apex Code
8 5 (11.63%) CRM
8 5 (11.63%) SAP
8 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
8 5 (11.63%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (9.30%) Microservices
9 4 (9.30%) Big Data
9 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 3 (6.98%) Alfresco
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) CMS
2 2 (4.65%) Documentum
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (6.98%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) SaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Big Data
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 5 (11.63%) Billing
4 1 (2.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (48.84%) .NET
1 21 (48.84%) Web Services
2 13 (30.23%) Apache Flex
2 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET
2 13 (30.23%) Hibernate
2 13 (30.23%) HTML
2 13 (30.23%) J2EE
2 13 (30.23%) Spring
3 5 (11.63%) Visualforce
4 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.65%) Java EE
5 2 (4.65%) OAuth
5 2 (4.65%) REST
5 2 (4.65%) RESTful
5 2 (4.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
1 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) SOA
2 16 (37.21%) OO
3 13 (30.23%) Information Security
4 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.63%) CRM
5 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
5 4 (9.30%) Microservices
6 3 (6.98%) API Design
6 3 (6.98%) Content Management
6 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Content Management
6 3 (6.98%) Presales
6 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.65%) ArchiMate
7 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (4.65%) Process Architecture
7 2 (4.65%) SDLC
7 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.65%) UML
7 2 (4.65%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) Java
1 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.95%) SQL
3 5 (11.63%) Apex Code
4 4 (9.30%) C#
4 4 (9.30%) C++
4 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Adobe
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.63%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (11.63%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) WSO2
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