The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank - 53 33
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 0 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.83% 4.01%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.86% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 9
Average daily rate - £479 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £500 £488
% change year-on-year
-1.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £49.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%
Solutions Architect
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
456 466 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 97.02% 96.68% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 272 189
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £288 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 49
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +112.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £20.00 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Solutions Architect
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited 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 Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 2 (40.00%) UML
1 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) ArchiMate
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) hybris
2 1 (20.00%) Demandware
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) B2C
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) ATG
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) Mason

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited 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 Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
General
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Mason
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ArchiMate
1 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) B2C
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) ATG
1 1 (20.00%) Demandware
1 1 (20.00%) hybris
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com