The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 102 119 133
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 60 44 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.88% 1.27% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 1.33% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 38 58
Median daily rate £625 £551 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.37% +10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £451 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £751 £700 £625
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 - £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.30%
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
3056 3309 5472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.50% 95.64% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2427 2624 4179
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 108
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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 Solutions Architect across the City of London region.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the City of London region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 City of London region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 27 (25.47%) Finance
2 26 (24.53%) Microsoft
3 21 (19.81%) Java
4 19 (17.92%) SQL
5 17 (16.04%) CRM
6 16 (15.09%) TOGAF
7 13 (12.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (12.26%) Banking
8 12 (11.32%) SOA
8 12 (11.32%) SQL Server
9 11 (10.38%) .NET
9 11 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (10.38%) Dynamics CRM
10 10 (9.43%) Hadoop
10 10 (9.43%) Data Architecture
10 10 (9.43%) Retail
10 10 (9.43%) Oracle
10 10 (9.43%) XML
10 10 (9.43%) Data Modelling
10 10 (9.43%) Big Data
11 9 (8.49%) SharePoint
11 9 (8.49%) Web Services
11 9 (8.49%) Active Directory
11 9 (8.49%) REST
11 9 (8.49%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (8.49%) Marketing
11 9 (8.49%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (7.55%) Python
12 8 (7.55%) SAP

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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.49%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.60%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.83%) CMS
4 2 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.89%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.94%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.94%) Drupal
5 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.94%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.94%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.94%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (10.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.89%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.94%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.94%) Maximo
3 1 (0.94%) Radian6
3 1 (0.94%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.94%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.94%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.94%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.94%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.55%) Office 365
3 6 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.77%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (2.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.83%) SaaS
6 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.94%) Boomi
7 1 (0.94%) Force.com
7 1 (0.94%) G Suite
7 1 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.94%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.94%) IaaS
7 1 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.72%) Firewall
2 4 (3.77%) DNS
2 4 (3.77%) LDAP
3 3 (2.83%) CTI
3 3 (2.83%) HTTP
3 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.89%) ISDN
4 2 (1.89%) PBX
4 2 (1.89%) PSTN
4 2 (1.89%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (1.89%) SSL
4 2 (1.89%) VPN
5 1 (0.94%) DHCP
5 1 (0.94%) FTP
5 1 (0.94%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.43%) Big Data
2 10 (9.43%) Hadoop
3 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.89%) CouchDB
5 2 (1.89%) Essbase
5 2 (1.89%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.94%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.94%) GIS
6 1 (0.94%) HBase
6 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.94%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) ERwin
1 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.94%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (25.47%) Finance
2 13 (12.26%) Banking
3 10 (9.43%) Retail
4 9 (8.49%) Marketing
5 5 (4.72%) Advertising
6 4 (3.77%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.83%) Legal
7 3 (2.83%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (0.94%) Publishing
8 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.38%) .NET
2 10 (9.43%) XML
3 9 (8.49%) REST
3 9 (8.49%) Web Services
4 6 (5.66%) SOAP
5 5 (4.72%) HTML
5 5 (4.72%) JSON
5 5 (4.72%) Middleware
6 3 (2.83%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.83%) HTML5
6 3 (2.83%) JAAS
7 2 (1.89%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.89%) EDI
7 2 (1.89%) OAuth2
8 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.94%) CSS
8 1 (0.94%) Kafka
8 1 (0.94%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
1 4 (3.77%) User Experience
2 3 (2.83%) EPoS
2 3 (2.83%) Equities
2 3 (2.83%) Fintech
2 3 (2.83%) IVR
3 2 (1.89%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.89%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.89%) Social Media
3 2 (1.89%) Tandem
4 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.94%) Cloud Native
4 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.94%) Contactless
4 1 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (0.94%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.94%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.94%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.66%) Unix
2 5 (4.72%) Windows
3 4 (3.77%) Linux
4 2 (1.89%) AIX
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.04%) CRM
2 16 (15.09%) TOGAF
3 13 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (11.32%) SOA
5 11 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (9.43%) Data Architecture
6 10 (9.43%) Data Modelling
7 9 (8.49%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (8.49%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (6.60%) E-Commerce
8 7 (6.60%) Migration
9 6 (5.66%) DevOps
9 6 (5.66%) ERP
10 5 (4.72%) Analytics
10 5 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (4.72%) Investment Management
10 5 (4.72%) Low Latency
10 5 (4.72%) People Management
10 5 (4.72%) Scrum
11 4 (3.77%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.81%) Java
2 19 (17.92%) SQL
3 8 (7.55%) Python
4 7 (6.60%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.60%) Ruby
5 5 (4.72%) C#
6 3 (2.83%) Perl
6 3 (2.83%) PHP
6 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.94%) C
7 1 (0.94%) C++
7 1 (0.94%) Go
7 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.83%) Degree
1 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.89%) MCITP
2 2 (1.89%) MCSE
2 2 (1.89%) MCTS
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.89%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.89%) PMP
3 1 (0.94%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.83%) MiFID
3 2 (1.89%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.94%) COBIT
4 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.94%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.94%) Ceph
4 1 (0.94%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.94%) HDFS
4 1 (0.94%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.94%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.94%) vSphere
4 1 (0.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) Ansible
1 1 (0.94%) Cacti
1 1 (0.94%) MOM
1 1 (0.94%) Puppet
1 1 (0.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.43%) Oracle
3 8 (7.55%) SAP
4 6 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (5.66%) VMware
5 4 (3.77%) IBM
6 3 (2.83%) Bloomberg
6 3 (2.83%) Citrix
6 3 (2.83%) Reuters
6 3 (2.83%) WorldPay
7 2 (1.89%) ATG
7 2 (1.89%) Avaya
7 2 (1.89%) Cisco
7 2 (1.89%) Dell
7 2 (1.89%) Google
7 2 (1.89%) HP
7 2 (1.89%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.89%) Informatica
8 1 (0.94%) Adobe
8 1 (0.94%) Splunk
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