The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheltenham region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 22 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.65% 1.64% 3.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.74% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £425 £630 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.53% +36.21%
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 £55.00 £50.75 £52.25
% change year-on-year
+8.37% -2.87%
Solutions Architect
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
112 115 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 92.56% 94.26% 97.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 69 77
Median daily rate £355 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £491 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Cheltenham region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Solaris
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Apex Code
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Solaris
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Apex Code
1 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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