The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Solutions 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 Lead Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Solution Architect
Rank 560 530 514
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 19 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.045% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.048% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 14
Average daily rate
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£520 £575 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.56% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £515
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £475 £600
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45626 43383 41175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29592 26643 23710
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1873 1913 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Lead Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Lead Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Lead Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Lead Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Lead Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Lead Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Lead Solutions 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 Lead Solutions Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -31 4 £550 +18.91% 1
London +6 3 £575 - 1
North West -13 1 £750 +50.00%
East of England - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
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Lead Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Lead 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 Lead Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 12 (28.57%) Linux
2 11 (26.19%) HTML
2 11 (26.19%) Java
2 11 (26.19%) JSON
3 10 (23.81%) JIRA
3 10 (23.81%) Django
3 10 (23.81%) Selenium
3 10 (23.81%) Open Source
3 10 (23.81%) Confluence
3 10 (23.81%) NoSQL
3 10 (23.81%) HTML5
3 10 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (23.81%) SAP
3 10 (23.81%) Python
3 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.81%) Spring
4 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 9 (21.43%) Puppet
4 9 (21.43%) MongoDB
4 9 (21.43%) RESTful
4 9 (21.43%) Scala
4 9 (21.43%) Ruby
4 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
6 7 (16.67%) TOGAF
7 5 (11.90%) Finance
7 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
8 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.52%) Scrum

Lead Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Lead 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 Lead Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (23.81%) Confluence
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP SRM
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.38%) SAP SCM
2 1 (2.38%) SAP HCM
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) PaaS
1 3 (7.14%) IaaS
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) GSM
1 1 (2.38%) SNMP
1 1 (2.38%) 3G
1 1 (2.38%) MPLS
1 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.38%) Wireless
1 1 (2.38%) 2G
1 1 (2.38%) LTE
1 1 (2.38%) 4G
1 1 (2.38%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) NoSQL
2 9 (21.43%) MongoDB
3 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.38%) HPCC
6 1 (2.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) JIRA
1 10 (23.81%) Selenium
2 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) HTML
1 11 (26.19%) JSON
2 10 (23.81%) Spring
2 10 (23.81%) Django
2 10 (23.81%) HTML5
3 9 (21.43%) RESTful
4 3 (7.14%) .NET
5 2 (4.76%) Web Services
6 1 (2.38%) XML
6 1 (2.38%) XSLT
6 1 (2.38%) WSDL
6 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.38%) CSS
6 1 (2.38%) SOAP
6 1 (2.38%) jQuery
6 1 (2.38%) JPA
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.38%) Apache CXF
6 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Open Source
2 3 (7.14%) FMCG
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) LIMS
3 1 (2.38%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) CentOS
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 7 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (9.52%) ERP
5 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.52%) Scrum
6 3 (7.14%) SOA
6 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.14%) Web Development
6 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.76%) Software Architecture
7 2 (4.76%) PLM
7 2 (4.76%) MVC
8 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.38%) Migration
8 1 (2.38%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (2.38%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.38%) OOD
8 1 (2.38%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) Java
2 10 (23.81%) Python
3 9 (21.43%) Ruby
3 9 (21.43%) Scala
4 2 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (21.43%) Puppet
3 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.38%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) SAP
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) hybris
4 1 (2.38%) Demandware
4 1 (2.38%) ForgeRock
4 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) JDA
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) Primavera
4 1 (2.38%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) EPiServer