The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Essex region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 42 35 63
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 12 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.00% 3.94% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 4.04% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 4
Median daily rate £375 £500 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.03% -6.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £418 £468
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.30%
Solutions Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
384 544 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 96.00% 97.49% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 295 306
Median daily rate £375 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 87 43
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.55 £40.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Essex region that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Essex region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Essex region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea +6 4 £388 -29.54%
Brentwood +1 1 - -
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Solutions Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 16 (76.19%) Technical Architecture
2 14 (66.67%) .NET
3 13 (61.90%) J2EE
3 13 (61.90%) Java
3 13 (61.90%) SOA
3 13 (61.90%) Enterprise Architecture
3 13 (61.90%) Marketing
3 13 (61.90%) Digital Marketing
4 12 (57.14%) Social Media
4 12 (57.14%) Big Data
4 12 (57.14%) Analytics
4 12 (57.14%) SMS
4 12 (57.14%) Legal
4 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (57.14%) Zachman Framework
4 12 (57.14%) TOGAF
5 11 (52.38%) Adobe
5 11 (52.38%) OO
5 11 (52.38%) Adobe Campaign
5 11 (52.38%) Virtual Team
5 11 (52.38%) Big Data Analytics
5 11 (52.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 11 (52.38%) Data Analytics
5 11 (52.38%) Open Source
6 4 (19.05%) Service Management
6 4 (19.05%) ITSM
7 3 (14.29%) Finance
7 3 (14.29%) SQL
8 2 (9.52%) C#
8 2 (9.52%) SQL Server

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (52.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (4.76%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (61.90%) Marketing
2 12 (57.14%) Legal
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) .NET
2 13 (61.90%) J2EE
3 1 (4.76%) Java EE
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Social Media
2 11 (52.38%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Technical Architecture
2 13 (61.90%) Digital Marketing
2 13 (61.90%) Enterprise Architecture
2 13 (61.90%) SOA
3 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (57.14%) Analytics
3 12 (57.14%) TOGAF
3 12 (57.14%) Zachman Framework
4 11 (52.38%) Big Data Analytics
4 11 (52.38%) Data Analytics
4 11 (52.38%) OO
4 11 (52.38%) Open Source
5 4 (19.05%) ITSM
5 4 (19.05%) Service Management
6 2 (9.52%) Document Management
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.76%) SDLC
7 1 (4.76%) UML
7 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) C
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Adobe
2 2 (9.52%) EMC
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft