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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 47 54 45
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 8 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.76% 1.22% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.27% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 8
Median daily rate £350 £513 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.70% +10.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £42.65 - £42.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £43.98
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +35.30%
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
442 631 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.14% 96.48% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 370 230
Median daily rate £320 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £245 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 69 57
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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
Brentwood +7 1 - -
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 9 (90.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) SOA
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Marketing
3 7 (70.00%) J2EE
3 7 (70.00%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (60.00%) Social Media
4 6 (60.00%) Big Data
4 6 (60.00%) Analytics
4 6 (60.00%) .NET
4 6 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (60.00%) Zachman Framework
4 6 (60.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (60.00%) SMS
4 6 (60.00%) Legal
5 5 (50.00%) Adobe
5 5 (50.00%) OO
5 5 (50.00%) Data Analytics
5 5 (50.00%) Virtual Team
5 5 (50.00%) Adobe Campaign
5 5 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics
5 5 (50.00%) Open Source
5 5 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (30.00%) XML
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (20.00%) UML
7 2 (20.00%) Java EE
7 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development

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 5 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) SMS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Big Data
General
1 7 (70.00%) Marketing
2 6 (60.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) J2EE
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) Java EE
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) COM+
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Social Media
2 5 (50.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) SOA
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (60.00%) Analytics
3 6 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (60.00%) TOGAF
3 6 (60.00%) Zachman Framework
4 5 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 5 (50.00%) Data Analytics
4 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (50.00%) OO
4 5 (50.00%) Open Source
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) UML
5 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) webMethods