The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Solution Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Solution Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Solutions Architect
Rank 564 538 546
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Solution Architect 6 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.009% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.009% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 14
Average daily rate
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£458 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -2.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+31.33% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45677 43067 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.59% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28255 25820 27968
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1987 2538
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.24 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £41.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Business Solution Architect
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Business Solution Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Business Solution Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Business Solution Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Business Solution Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Business Solution Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Solution Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Business Solution Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Business Solution Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Solution Architect across the England region.

Business Solution Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Business Solution Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Solution Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 3 £465 -
London +3 2 £350 -30.00%
Yorkshire - - - -
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Business Solution Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Business Solution 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 Business Solution Architect in their job title.

1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) SOA
2 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) Billing
4 4 (12.12%) B2B
4 4 (12.12%) Cash Management
4 4 (12.12%) Customer Segmentation
5 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 3 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Degree
5 3 (9.09%) webMethods
5 3 (9.09%) Banking
5 3 (9.09%) Retail
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security
6 2 (6.06%) Six Sigma
6 2 (6.06%) Middleware
6 2 (6.06%) EAI
6 2 (6.06%) J2EE
6 2 (6.06%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.03%) Business Transformation
7 1 (3.03%) Requirements Management
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
7 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle BRM
7 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared

Business Solution Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Business Solution 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 Business Solution Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle BRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) FTP
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Billing
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) J2EE
1 2 (6.06%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) SOA
1 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.12%) B2B
3 4 (12.12%) Cash Management
3 4 (12.12%) Customer Segmentation
4 3 (9.09%) Information Security
4 3 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) EAI
5 2 (6.06%) Six Sigma
6 1 (3.03%) BPR
6 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) CRM
6 1 (3.03%) Requirements Management
6 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) webMethods
2 1 (3.03%) ATG
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Siebel