The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 78 87 64
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 29 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.02% 1.13% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 1.19% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 7
Median daily rate £538 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £709 £534 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £490
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.83 £59.50 £43.98
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +35.30%
Solutions Architect
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1382 1590 979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.37% 94.87% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 1126 641
Median daily rate £400 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 46 31
Median hourly rate £12.25 £12.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £37.04 £115.00
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 Leeds

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leeds region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 30 (36.14%) Finance
2 22 (26.51%) Banking
3 21 (25.30%) TOGAF
4 19 (22.89%) SOA
5 16 (19.28%) Enterprise Architecture
6 13 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (15.66%) Java
7 12 (14.46%) .NET
8 11 (13.25%) CRM
8 11 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
8 11 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (13.25%) Content Management
9 8 (9.64%) RESTful
9 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
9 8 (9.64%) Dynamics CRM
9 8 (9.64%) Spring
9 8 (9.64%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (8.43%) C#
11 6 (7.23%) Oracle
11 6 (7.23%) MVC
11 6 (7.23%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (7.23%) Software Architecture
12 5 (6.02%) Mobile App
12 5 (6.02%) Mainframe
12 5 (6.02%) MS Office
13 4 (4.82%) Web Services
13 4 (4.82%) HTML
13 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
13 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 4 (4.82%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.20%) CICS
2 1 (1.20%) Confluence
2 1 (1.20%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.02%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Aligne
2 1 (1.20%) Maximo
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.20%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) CloudBees
2 1 (1.20%) GitHub
2 1 (1.20%) IaaS
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.20%) PaaS
2 1 (1.20%) SaaS
2 1 (1.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (1.20%) Firewall
1 1 (1.20%) Internet
1 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.20%) DB2
3 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.20%) MySQL
3 1 (1.20%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.20%) Redis
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.20%) JIRA
2 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.20%) SonarQube
General
1 30 (36.14%) Finance
2 22 (26.51%) Banking
3 4 (4.82%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.61%) Retail
5 2 (2.41%) Back Office
6 1 (1.20%) Games
6 1 (1.20%) Legal
6 1 (1.20%) Online Betting
6 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.46%) .NET
2 8 (9.64%) RESTful
2 8 (9.64%) Spring
3 4 (4.82%) HTML
3 4 (4.82%) Web Services
4 3 (3.61%) HTML5
4 3 (3.61%) REST
4 3 (3.61%) WCF
5 2 (2.41%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.41%) SOAP
6 1 (1.20%) CSS
6 1 (1.20%) J2EE
6 1 (1.20%) JSON
6 1 (1.20%) Kafka
6 1 (1.20%) Middleware
6 1 (1.20%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.20%) Spring Integration
6 1 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.20%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.02%) Mainframe
1 5 (6.02%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.61%) Social Media
3 2 (2.41%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.20%) CESG
4 1 (1.20%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.20%) CMDB
4 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.20%) iPhone
4 1 (1.20%) Replication
4 1 (1.20%) RIA
4 1 (1.20%) User Experience
4 1 (1.20%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.61%) Android
1 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.41%) Windows
3 1 (1.20%) AIX
3 1 (1.20%) Linux
3 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.20%) Solaris
3 1 (1.20%) SUSE
3 1 (1.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.30%) TOGAF
2 19 (22.89%) SOA
3 16 (19.28%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (13.25%) Content Management
5 11 (13.25%) CRM
5 11 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (9.64%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (7.23%) MVC
7 6 (7.23%) Software Architecture
7 6 (7.23%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (4.82%) SDLC
8 4 (4.82%) Software Delivery
9 3 (3.61%) DevOps
9 3 (3.61%) ITIL
9 3 (3.61%) SFIA
9 3 (3.61%) Target Operating Model
10 2 (2.41%) Data Modelling
10 2 (2.41%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.66%) Java
2 7 (8.43%) C#
3 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.41%) SQL
4 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.41%) Degree
3 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.20%) CISSP
3 1 (1.20%) CLAS
3 1 (1.20%) ISEB
3 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.20%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.23%) Oracle
3 3 (3.61%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.41%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.41%) VMware
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco
5 1 (1.20%) Intel
5 1 (1.20%) Juniper
5 1 (1.20%) NetApp
5 1 (1.20%) SAP
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