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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 78 86 63
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 21 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.54% 1.35% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.41% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 8
Median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £432 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £546 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.75 £52.25
% change year-on-year
+8.37% -2.87%
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
1308 1556 940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.04% 95.34% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 1062 605
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 47 36
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.60 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.33% +13.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 September 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 September 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 16 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 15 (25.00%) Finance
3 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (18.33%) Java
6 9 (15.00%) .NET
6 9 (15.00%) Banking
6 9 (15.00%) TOGAF
6 9 (15.00%) Spring
7 8 (13.33%) RESTful
7 8 (13.33%) Software Architecture
7 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (10.00%) CRM
8 6 (10.00%) Mainframe
8 6 (10.00%) SOA
8 6 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (8.33%) Scrum
9 5 (8.33%) MS Office
9 5 (8.33%) Software Delivery
10 4 (6.67%) DevOps
10 4 (6.67%) Office 365
10 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
10 4 (6.67%) Oracle
10 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
10 4 (6.67%) C#
10 4 (6.67%) HTML
10 4 (6.67%) MVC
10 4 (6.67%) Middleware
10 4 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM

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 2 (3.33%) Confluence
2 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.67%) CICS
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.67%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Aligne
2 1 (1.67%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) CloudBees
2 1 (1.67%) GitHub
2 1 (1.67%) IaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.67%) PaaS
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) DNS
1 1 (1.67%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (1.67%) SAN
1 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.67%) DB2
3 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.67%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.33%) JIRA
1 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.67%) Selenium
2 1 (1.67%) SonarQube
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Back Office
5 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) .NET
1 9 (15.00%) Spring
2 8 (13.33%) RESTful
3 4 (6.67%) HTML
3 4 (6.67%) Middleware
4 3 (5.00%) HTML5
4 3 (5.00%) WCF
5 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.33%) JSON
5 2 (3.33%) REST
5 2 (3.33%) Web Services
6 1 (1.67%) CSS
6 1 (1.67%) Django
6 1 (1.67%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.67%) SOAP
6 1 (1.67%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.67%) Spring Integration
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.67%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.67%) Social Media
3 2 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) CESG
4 1 (1.67%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.67%) iPhone
4 1 (1.67%) Replication
4 1 (1.67%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Android
1 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.33%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) AIX
3 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Solaris
3 1 (1.67%) SUSE
3 1 (1.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (15.00%) TOGAF
5 8 (13.33%) Software Architecture
6 6 (10.00%) CRM
6 6 (10.00%) SOA
6 6 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (8.33%) Scrum
7 5 (8.33%) Software Delivery
8 4 (6.67%) DevOps
8 4 (6.67%) MVC
9 3 (5.00%) SDLC
9 3 (5.00%) SFIA
9 3 (5.00%) Target Operating Model
10 2 (3.33%) IT Governance
10 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.33%) Microservices
10 2 (3.33%) Open Source
10 2 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) Java
2 4 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.67%) Python
3 1 (1.67%) Ruby
3 1 (1.67%) Scala
3 1 (1.67%) SQL
3 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.67%) CISSP
2 1 (1.67%) CLAS
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) Xamarin
4 2 (3.33%) VMware
5 1 (1.67%) Intel
5 1 (1.67%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.67%) NetApp