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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
Rank 74 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 20 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.80% 2.13% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 2.22% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 14
Median daily rate £575 £550 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £421 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £598 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £510 £525
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £61.25 £49.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.73%

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
1076 1351 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.85% 95.95% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 924 754
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 33
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £12.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £21.50 £18.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) Java
3 9 (23.68%) Finance
4 8 (21.05%) Scrum
4 8 (21.05%) SQL
4 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
5 7 (18.42%) Linux
5 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.79%) Cognos
6 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (15.79%) Apache
6 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 6 (15.79%) PHP
6 6 (15.79%) Banking
6 6 (15.79%) Retail
6 6 (15.79%) Spring
6 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
6 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (13.16%) IFRS
7 5 (13.16%) IFRS 9
7 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.16%) MySQL
8 4 (10.53%) XML
8 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
8 4 (10.53%) LAMP
8 4 (10.53%) Project Management
8 4 (10.53%) Mainframe

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 6 (15.79%) Apache
2 3 (7.89%) CMS
2 3 (7.89%) Confluence
3 2 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) SAP HCM
1 3 (7.89%) SAP HR
2 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.26%) CloudBees
3 2 (5.26%) GitHub
3 2 (5.26%) IaaS
3 2 (5.26%) OpenShift
3 2 (5.26%) PaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) AMQP
1 4 (10.53%) Internet
1 4 (10.53%) Network Security
2 2 (5.26%) HTTP
2 2 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.63%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) VPN
3 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (13.16%) MySQL
4 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
5 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (5.26%) Informix
6 2 (5.26%) Redis
7 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.89%) JIRA
3 2 (5.26%) JMeter
3 2 (5.26%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.63%) Maven
4 1 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
2 6 (15.79%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Games
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) iGaming
4 1 (2.63%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) Spring
2 4 (10.53%) JSON
2 4 (10.53%) Kafka
2 4 (10.53%) LAMP
2 4 (10.53%) XML
3 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
3 3 (7.89%) Middleware
3 3 (7.89%) Node.js
3 3 (7.89%) REST
3 3 (7.89%) Web Services
4 2 (5.26%) Django
4 2 (5.26%) HTML
4 2 (5.26%) HTML5
4 2 (5.26%) J2EE
4 2 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (5.26%) Play Framework
4 2 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (5.26%) RESTful
4 2 (5.26%) SOAP
4 2 (5.26%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Mainframe
3 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.89%) User Experience
4 2 (5.26%) Clustering
4 2 (5.26%) RIA
5 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.63%) FMCG
5 1 (2.63%) NHS
5 1 (2.63%) Social Media
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (21.05%) Scrum
3 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
4 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.53%) Business Transformation
5 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 4 (10.53%) Open Source
5 4 (10.53%) Project Management
5 4 (10.53%) Software Architecture
5 4 (10.53%) Supplier Management
6 3 (7.89%) Kanban
6 3 (7.89%) Microservices
6 3 (7.89%) Software Delivery
6 3 (7.89%) TDD
6 3 (7.89%) Time Management
7 2 (5.26%) Content Management
7 2 (5.26%) DevOps
7 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) Java
2 8 (21.05%) SQL
3 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.79%) PHP
4 2 (5.26%) Ruby
4 2 (5.26%) Scala
5 1 (2.63%) C
5 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) IFRS
1 5 (13.16%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Nagios
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Cognos
3 3 (7.89%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) Splunk
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