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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Solution Architect
Rank 558 528 503
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 28 27 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.056% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.061% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 39
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£600 £575 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £696 £650 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £550 £475
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +15.78%
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
46875 44412 41390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.75% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30107 27634 24617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1774 1804 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.76 £38.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
London -14 18 £625 +8.69% 3
South East -9 5 £600 +26.31% 1
South West -6 3 - -
East Midlands -7 1 £475 -
North West - 1 - -
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Lead Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 34 (50.75%) Java
2 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (37.31%) Scrum
4 24 (35.82%) TOGAF
5 21 (31.34%) Apache
6 19 (28.36%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (28.36%) Java EE
6 19 (28.36%) Open Source
7 13 (19.40%) SOA
8 12 (17.91%) Web Services
8 12 (17.91%) SQL
8 12 (17.91%) E-Commerce
9 10 (14.93%) UNIX
9 10 (14.93%) Finance
10 9 (13.43%) MVC
10 9 (13.43%) TDD
10 9 (13.43%) J2EE
10 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
11 8 (11.94%) Internet
11 8 (11.94%) MySQL
11 8 (11.94%) HTML
11 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
11 8 (11.94%) CSS
11 8 (11.94%) XHTML
11 8 (11.94%) RESTful
11 8 (11.94%) MongoDB
11 8 (11.94%) HTML5
11 8 (11.94%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (11.94%) Clojure
11 8 (11.94%) DevOps

Lead Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 21 (31.34%) Apache
2 4 (5.97%) IIS
3 2 (2.99%) CICS
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Office
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.49%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) SaaS
2 1 (1.49%) PaaS
2 1 (1.49%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) IaaS
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) SAN
3 1 (1.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.36%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (11.94%) MySQL
2 8 (11.94%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.99%) KDB
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.49%) QlikView
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.49%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.49%) Big Data
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.49%) DB2
7 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.49%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.49%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.49%) Selenium
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Retail
3 3 (4.48%) Back Office
4 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.99%) Front Office
5 1 (1.49%) Law
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.36%) Java EE
2 12 (17.91%) Web Services
3 9 (13.43%) J2EE
4 8 (11.94%) HTML
4 8 (11.94%) XHTML
4 8 (11.94%) CSS
4 8 (11.94%) RESTful
4 8 (11.94%) HTML5
4 8 (11.94%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (7.46%) .NET
5 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.99%) Middleware
6 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.99%) SOAP
6 2 (2.99%) JSON
7 1 (1.49%) WPF
7 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.99%) VSAM
3 2 (2.99%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.49%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.49%) Replication
4 1 (1.49%) Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.49%) BYOD
4 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) UNIX
2 3 (4.48%) Solaris
3 2 (2.99%) AIX
4 1 (1.49%) HPUX
4 1 (1.49%) Windows
4 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (37.31%) Scrum
3 24 (35.82%) TOGAF
4 19 (28.36%) Open Source
5 13 (19.40%) SOA
6 12 (17.91%) E-Commerce
7 9 (13.43%) MVC
7 9 (13.43%) TDD
8 8 (11.94%) Functional Programming
8 8 (11.94%) DevOps
9 5 (7.46%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.97%) Business Analysis
10 4 (5.97%) Software Deployment
10 4 (5.97%) Asset Management
11 3 (4.48%) Migration
11 3 (4.48%) B2C
11 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Architecture
12 2 (2.99%) Project Management
12 2 (2.99%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.75%) Java
2 12 (17.91%) SQL
3 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
3 8 (11.94%) Clojure
4 7 (10.45%) C#
5 6 (8.96%) Ruby
6 4 (5.97%) VB
6 4 (5.97%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.97%) VB6
7 1 (1.49%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.49%) IAG
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.96%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) SAP
3 3 (4.48%) IBM
3 3 (4.48%) ServiceNow
3 3 (4.48%) HP
4 1 (1.49%) Dell
4 1 (1.49%) EMC
4 1 (1.49%) CA
4 1 (1.49%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.49%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.49%) Actimize
4 1 (1.49%) hybris
4 1 (1.49%) Siebel
4 1 (1.49%) Business Objects
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