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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 66 83 78
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 39 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.62% 1.36% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 1.43% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 5
Median daily rate £495 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £418 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £703 £475 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.83 £59.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-26.34% -0.83%
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
1422 1468 1085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.56% 94.95% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 1056 762
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £240 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 37 24
Median hourly rate £12.66 £12.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 29 (32.58%) SOA
2 28 (31.46%) Finance
3 25 (28.09%) TOGAF
4 17 (19.10%) Banking
5 15 (16.85%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (14.61%) Oracle
6 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (13.48%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (13.48%) Java
8 11 (12.36%) .NET
8 11 (12.36%) CRM
8 11 (12.36%) Content Management
9 10 (11.24%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (8.99%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
10 8 (8.99%) Web Services
11 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
11 7 (7.87%) ERP
12 6 (6.74%) RESTful
12 6 (6.74%) ITIL
12 6 (6.74%) Avaya
12 6 (6.74%) Service Management
12 6 (6.74%) MVC
12 6 (6.74%) Systems Analysis
13 5 (5.62%) Spring
13 5 (5.62%) Retail
13 5 (5.62%) Service Delivery
13 5 (5.62%) H.323
13 5 (5.62%) C#

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 3 (3.37%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.12%) CICS
2 1 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.25%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (1.12%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (1.12%) Aligne
4 1 (1.12%) Maximo
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (1.12%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Office 365
2 2 (2.25%) SaaS
3 1 (1.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) H.323
1 5 (5.62%) VoIP
2 4 (4.49%) LAN
2 4 (4.49%) WAN
3 2 (2.25%) CTI
3 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.12%) Firewall
4 1 (1.12%) Internet
4 1 (1.12%) ISDN
4 1 (1.12%) VLAN
4 1 (1.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.12%) Big Data
3 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.12%) DB2
3 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.12%) MySQL
3 1 (1.12%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.12%) Redis
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.12%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (31.46%) Finance
2 17 (19.10%) Banking
3 5 (5.62%) Retail
4 4 (4.49%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.25%) Back Office
7 1 (1.12%) Billing
7 1 (1.12%) Games
7 1 (1.12%) Legal
7 1 (1.12%) Marketing
7 1 (1.12%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.36%) .NET
2 8 (8.99%) Web Services
3 6 (6.74%) RESTful
4 5 (5.62%) Spring
5 4 (4.49%) Middleware
5 4 (4.49%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (3.37%) HTML
6 3 (3.37%) HTML5
6 3 (3.37%) WCF
7 2 (2.25%) REST
8 1 (1.12%) J2EE
8 1 (1.12%) Kafka
8 1 (1.12%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.12%) SOAP
8 1 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.12%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.49%) Smart Meter
3 3 (3.37%) Social Media
4 2 (2.25%) IVR
4 2 (2.25%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.12%) CESG
5 1 (1.12%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.12%) CMDB
5 1 (1.12%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.12%) iPhone
5 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) Replication
5 1 (1.12%) RIA
5 1 (1.12%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.37%) Android
1 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.25%) Linux
2 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.12%) AIX
3 1 (1.12%) Solaris
3 1 (1.12%) SUSE
3 1 (1.12%) Windows
3 1 (1.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.58%) SOA
2 25 (28.09%) TOGAF
3 15 (16.85%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (13.48%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (12.36%) Content Management
6 11 (12.36%) CRM
7 10 (11.24%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.87%) ERP
10 6 (6.74%) ITIL
10 6 (6.74%) MVC
10 6 (6.74%) Service Management
10 6 (6.74%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (5.62%) Service Delivery
12 4 (4.49%) SDLC
12 4 (4.49%) Zachman Framework
13 3 (3.37%) Performance Testing
13 3 (3.37%) SFIA
13 3 (3.37%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.48%) Java
2 5 (5.62%) C#
3 2 (2.25%) SQL
4 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.49%) Degree
2 3 (3.37%) MBA
3 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.12%) CISSP
4 1 (1.12%) CLAS
4 1 (1.12%) ISEB
4 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (14.61%) Oracle
2 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.74%) Avaya
4 3 (3.37%) Capita
4 3 (3.37%) Citrix
4 3 (3.37%) Retalix
4 3 (3.37%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.25%) Genesys
5 2 (2.25%) SAP
6 1 (1.12%) Acme Packet
6 1 (1.12%) Apteco
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco
6 1 (1.12%) Intel
6 1 (1.12%) Juniper
6 1 (1.12%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.12%) VMware
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