The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Lead Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Solution Architect
Rank 169 178 209
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 3 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.088% 0.23% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.24% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
Median daily rate £550 £570 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% -0.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £515
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Lead Solutions Architect
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3241 4501 5555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.93% 95.28% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2579 3541 4070
Median daily rate £475 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 68 112
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Lead Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Lead Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Lead Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Lead Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Lead Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Lead Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, Lead 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 City of London region featuring Lead Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) CTI
2 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (50.00%) IVR
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) EPoS
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Legal

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) CTI
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) IVR
2 1 (25.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Investment Management
1 2 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com