The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 46 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 42 49 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.88% 3.88% 5.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.05% 4.16% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 29
Average daily rate
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£475 £473 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £338 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £480
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £60.00 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -1.63%
Solutions Architect
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1376 1179 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.38% 93.42% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 662 316
Average daily rate £375 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 9
Average hourly rate £13.75 £22.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +45.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.30 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £110.00 £30.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 38 (50.67%) Banking
2 32 (42.67%) Finance
3 21 (28.00%) Retail
4 20 (26.67%) Retail Banking
5 19 (25.33%) Java
6 13 (17.33%) SOA
7 12 (16.00%) Data Modelling
8 10 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
8 10 (13.33%) TOGAF
8 10 (13.33%) Oracle
9 9 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
10 7 (9.33%) UML
10 7 (9.33%) OO
10 7 (9.33%) Logical Data Model
11 6 (8.00%) Analytics
11 6 (8.00%) Relational Database
11 6 (8.00%) Middleware
11 6 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (8.00%) JPA
11 6 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (8.00%) Credit Risk
11 6 (8.00%) Use Case
12 5 (6.67%) Migration
12 5 (6.67%) Asset Management
12 5 (6.67%) Data Management
12 5 (6.67%) Investment Management
12 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
12 5 (6.67%) DB2
13 4 (5.33%) JBoss

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.33%) JBoss
3 3 (4.00%) IIS
4 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.33%) Apache
5 1 (1.33%) SAS
5 1 (1.33%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Agresso
1 3 (4.00%) thinkFolio
1 3 (4.00%) Eikon
2 2 (2.67%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Firewall
2 1 (1.33%) Network Security
2 1 (1.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) DNS
2 1 (1.33%) SAN
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.67%) DB2
3 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.67%) Big Data
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.33%) Informix
5 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Maven
1 1 (1.33%) JIRA
1 1 (1.33%) Grunt
1 1 (1.33%) Bower
General
1 38 (50.67%) Banking
2 32 (42.67%) Finance
3 21 (28.00%) Retail
4 20 (26.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.33%) International Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Law
5 1 (1.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) Middleware
1 6 (8.00%) JPA
2 3 (4.00%) Drools
2 3 (4.00%) Apache CXF
2 3 (4.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (4.00%) .NET
3 2 (2.67%) CSS
3 2 (2.67%) Web Services
3 2 (2.67%) JSF
3 2 (2.67%) HTML5
3 2 (2.67%) CSS3
3 2 (2.67%) HTML
4 1 (1.33%) Sass
4 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.33%) REST
4 1 (1.33%) Ajax
4 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.33%) WCF
4 1 (1.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Credit Risk
2 4 (5.33%) Social Media
3 3 (4.00%) GIS
4 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) Clustering
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.33%) AIX
3 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.33%) SOA
2 12 (16.00%) Data Modelling
3 10 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
3 10 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 9 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (9.33%) UML
5 7 (9.33%) OO
5 7 (9.33%) Logical Data Model
6 6 (8.00%) Analytics
6 6 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.00%) Use Case
6 6 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (6.67%) Investment Management
7 5 (6.67%) Asset Management
7 5 (6.67%) Data Management
7 5 (6.67%) Migration
8 4 (5.33%) EAI
8 4 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.33%) Web Analytics
9 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.33%) Java
2 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.67%) SQL
3 1 (1.33%) MUMPS
3 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) Oracle
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.00%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.67%) VMware
4 2 (2.67%) IBM
5 1 (1.33%) Teradata
5 1 (1.33%) F5
5 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.33%) Sophos
5 1 (1.33%) Charles River
5 1 (1.33%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.33%) Dell
5 1 (1.33%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.33%) Informatica
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
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