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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 22 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 1.77% 3.02% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 3.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate
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£565 £563 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.49 £73.75 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-38.32% +28.26%
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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
107 208 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 94.69% 89.66% 92.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 169 156
Average daily rate £525 £525 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) AOP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) XPath
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) QlikView
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (50.00%) Market Risk
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (50.00%) Tableau
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) JDBC
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) XML Schema

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) QlikView
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JDBC
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (50.00%) Market Risk
1 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) AOP
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) XQuery
1 1 (50.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Tableau