The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Canary Wharf 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
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 23 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.81% 6.67% 5.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 7.48% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 5
Median daily rate £613 £675 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% +14.89%
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 Canary Wharf 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
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110 107 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 88.71% 89.17% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 83 69
Median daily rate £550 £480 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% -
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 Canary Wharf

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

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 Canary Wharf region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) ArchiMate
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) RUP
2 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (20.00%) MOM
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Integration

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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:

General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) ArchiMate
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) RUP
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com