The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Solution Architect
Rank 400 395 387
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 11 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.099% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.10% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 11
Average daily rate £625 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £600 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £594 £510
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +16.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Solutions Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20096 20019 20842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.70% 94.48% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14251 14165 14161
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 344 397
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Senior Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Senior Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Senior Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in London

Senior Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Enfield - 3 £625 -
Senior Solutions Architect
England

Senior Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 14 (50.00%) SOA
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
4 10 (35.71%) REST
5 9 (32.14%) WebSphere
5 9 (32.14%) SOAP
5 9 (32.14%) Middleware
6 8 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (28.57%) SQL
6 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
7 7 (25.00%) Data Modelling
7 7 (25.00%) IBM
8 6 (21.43%) MSMQ
8 6 (21.43%) C#
8 6 (21.43%) TDD
8 6 (21.43%) ActiveMQ
8 6 (21.43%) WCF
9 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
9 5 (17.86%) Banking
9 5 (17.86%) Finance
9 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
10 4 (14.29%) Java
10 4 (14.29%) Web Services
10 4 (14.29%) SAP
10 4 (14.29%) SaaS
11 3 (10.71%) Software Architecture
11 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
11 3 (10.71%) Spring
11 3 (10.71%) UML

Senior Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (32.14%) WebSphere
2 8 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (7.14%) NetWeaver
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP CCM
1 1 (3.57%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) SaaS
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Boomi
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SAP HANA
3 1 (3.57%) DB2
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.57%) Maven
1 1 (3.57%) Rational Application Developer
1 1 (3.57%) Toad
General
1 5 (17.86%) Banking
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) REST
2 9 (32.14%) Middleware
2 9 (32.14%) SOAP
3 6 (21.43%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (21.43%) MSMQ
3 6 (21.43%) WCF
4 4 (14.29%) Web Services
5 3 (10.71%) .NET
5 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.71%) Spring
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.57%) Ajax
7 1 (3.57%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (3.57%) jQuery
7 1 (3.57%) Spring Security
7 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.57%) WSDL
7 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) FMCG
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Unix
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) SOA
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 7 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 6 (21.43%) TDD
6 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
7 3 (10.71%) MVC
7 3 (10.71%) Software Architecture
7 3 (10.71%) UML
7 3 (10.71%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (7.14%) ArchiMate
8 2 (7.14%) Migration
8 2 (7.14%) Open Source
8 2 (7.14%) Presales
8 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.57%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
9 1 (3.57%) DevOps
9 1 (3.57%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) C#
3 4 (14.29%) Java
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) Scala
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) IBM
3 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
4 4 (14.29%) SAP
5 2 (7.14%) Dell
5 2 (7.14%) MuleSoft
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (3.57%) EMC
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) hybris
6 1 (3.57%) NetApp
6 1 (3.57%) Pega
6 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.57%) VMware