The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 62 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 36 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.44% 2.24% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 2.39% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 6
Average daily rate £525 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £518 £485
% change year-on-year
-3.42% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £33.25 £44.25
% change year-on-year
+87.96% -24.85%
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
1400 1048 927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 94.85% 93.82% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 752 567
Average daily rate £380 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £18.00 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

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 5 February 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 24 (32.88%) SOA
2 16 (21.92%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (21.92%) .NET
3 15 (20.55%) Oracle
3 15 (20.55%) Finance
4 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (17.81%) TOGAF
5 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
5 13 (17.81%) Web Services
6 12 (16.44%) WAN
6 12 (16.44%) LAN
6 12 (16.44%) ERP
6 12 (16.44%) Data Centre
7 11 (15.07%) Avaya
8 10 (13.70%) H.323
8 10 (13.70%) Service Management
8 10 (13.70%) Service Delivery
8 10 (13.70%) VoIP
8 10 (13.70%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (12.33%) Retail
9 9 (12.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (12.33%) Middleware
9 9 (12.33%) Citrix
9 9 (12.33%) Analytics
10 8 (10.96%) Oracle Service Bus
10 8 (10.96%) Oracle Retail
10 8 (10.96%) Publishing
10 8 (10.96%) Oracle Applications
10 8 (10.96%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (10.96%) Retalix

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 8 (10.96%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.37%) Lync
2 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (8.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.37%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.37%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.37%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.74%) Office 365
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.44%) LAN
1 12 (16.44%) WAN
2 10 (13.70%) H.323
2 10 (13.70%) VoIP
3 7 (9.59%) CTI
4 2 (2.74%) Firewall
4 2 (2.74%) SMS
4 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.37%) Extranet
5 1 (1.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.37%) Intranet
5 1 (1.37%) ISDN
5 1 (1.37%) MPLS
5 1 (1.37%) Network Security
5 1 (1.37%) Skype
5 1 (1.37%) VLAN
5 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) Big Data
2 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.37%) OLTP
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (20.55%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Retail
3 8 (10.96%) Publishing
4 5 (6.85%) Games
5 3 (4.11%) Banking
6 2 (2.74%) Marketing
7 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.92%) .NET
2 13 (17.81%) Web Services
3 9 (12.33%) Middleware
4 8 (10.96%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (2.74%) REST
5 2 (2.74%) SOAP
6 1 (1.37%) J2EE
6 1 (1.37%) Java EE
6 1 (1.37%) JSON
6 1 (1.37%) WCF
6 1 (1.37%) WF
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 1 (1.37%) WSDL
6 1 (1.37%) XML
6 1 (1.37%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.59%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.74%) IVR
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) i5/OS
2 1 (1.37%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) SOA
2 16 (21.92%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (17.81%) TOGAF
5 12 (16.44%) ERP
6 10 (13.70%) Service Delivery
6 10 (13.70%) Service Management
6 10 (13.70%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (12.33%) Analytics
7 9 (12.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (9.59%) Matrix Management
8 7 (9.59%) MVC
8 7 (9.59%) SOLID
8 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (9.59%) TDD
9 6 (8.22%) CRM
9 6 (8.22%) Data Modelling
10 5 (6.85%) UML
11 4 (5.48%) Data Architecture
12 3 (4.11%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.59%) Java
1 7 (9.59%) SQL
2 4 (5.48%) C#
3 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) MBA
2 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Oracle
2 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.07%) Avaya
4 9 (12.33%) Citrix
5 8 (10.96%) Retalix
6 7 (9.59%) Genesys
7 3 (4.11%) Capita
7 3 (4.11%) IBM
8 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.74%) Cisco
8 2 (2.74%) SAP
9 1 (1.37%) Acme Packet
9 1 (1.37%) Apteco
9 1 (1.37%) F5
9 1 (1.37%) Nokia
9 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.37%) VMware
Leeds
Capita plc
Rate: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car/benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago