The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 14 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 1.59% 1.92% 4.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 2.02% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Average daily rate - - £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £521 £488
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £34.00 £44.25
% change year-on-year
+83.82% -23.16%
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 Docklands, 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
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
57 99 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 90.48% 95.19% 97.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 69 160
Average daily rate £500 £530 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +0.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.62 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.61% +55.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Solutions Architect
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Java EE
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) Java EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos