The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
England / London
Rank 110 127 141
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 434 363 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.24% 1.77% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 1.86% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 225 236
Median daily rate £600 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +92.30%

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
18377 19532 19691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 95.15% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13128 13704 14023
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 305 343
Median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% +2.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.26 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in London

Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in London

Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +15 48 £615 +6.95% 22
Chessington +1 2 £413 -
Canary Wharf -7 2 £606 +10.22%
Docklands, London -2 1 £600 +14.28%
Paddington - 1 £513 -
Hayes - 1 - -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 London region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 221 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (23.45%) Finance
3 174 (18.89%) Java
4 154 (16.72%) Microsoft
5 140 (15.20%) Banking
6 125 (13.57%) TOGAF
7 118 (12.81%) Oracle
8 110 (11.94%) E-Commerce
9 103 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
10 99 (10.75%) Retail
11 90 (9.77%) REST
12 88 (9.55%) CRM
13 87 (9.45%) Web Services
14 83 (9.01%) SOA
14 83 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
15 82 (8.90%) .NET
15 82 (8.90%) Stakeholder Management
16 68 (7.38%) HTML
17 65 (7.06%) DevOps
17 65 (7.06%) SQL Server
17 65 (7.06%) Enterprise Architecture
18 64 (6.95%) Data Architecture
19 63 (6.84%) JavaScript
20 61 (6.62%) SAP
20 61 (6.62%) SOAP
21 60 (6.51%) SQL
21 60 (6.51%) Migration
22 57 (6.19%) Middleware
22 57 (6.19%) Marketing
23 56 (6.08%) CSS

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 39 (4.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 37 (4.02%) SharePoint
3 31 (3.37%) CMS
4 25 (2.71%) BizTalk Server
5 20 (2.17%) WebLogic
6 16 (1.74%) WebSphere
7 15 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (1.63%) Skype for Business
8 14 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
8 14 (1.52%) JBoss
9 13 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (1.30%) Confluence
10 12 (1.30%) Tomcat
11 11 (1.19%) Apache Spark
11 11 (1.19%) Drupal
12 9 (0.98%) IIS
13 8 (0.87%) Apache
13 8 (0.87%) Umbraco
14 6 (0.65%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 44 (4.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.54%) MS Office
4 4 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 52 (5.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.98%) SAP FI
3 8 (0.87%) SAP CO
3 8 (0.87%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.76%) SAP HCM
5 6 (0.65%) Eloqua
5 6 (0.65%) Magento
5 6 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
5 6 (0.65%) SAP Travel Management
5 6 (0.65%) Unica
6 5 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.43%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.33%) Maximo
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 3 (0.33%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 103 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (4.02%) Office 365
4 32 (3.47%) PaaS
5 28 (3.04%) SaaS
6 27 (2.93%) IaaS
7 15 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (1.63%) GitHub
7 15 (1.63%) OpenShift
8 10 (1.09%) CloudBees
9 9 (0.98%) SuccessFactors
10 8 (0.87%) Yammer
11 5 (0.54%) Akamai
11 5 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.43%) Force.com
13 3 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
15 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.91%) HTTP
2 22 (2.39%) WAN
3 21 (2.28%) Firewall
4 17 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 16 (1.74%) Internet
6 15 (1.63%) LDAP
7 14 (1.52%) DNS
8 13 (1.41%) HTTPS
9 12 (1.30%) LAN
10 11 (1.19%) VPN
11 7 (0.76%) MPLS
12 6 (0.65%) VoIP
13 5 (0.54%) PBX
13 5 (0.54%) SAN
14 4 (0.43%) ICMP
14 4 (0.43%) Skype
14 4 (0.43%) SSL
14 4 (0.43%) Unified Communications
14 4 (0.43%) VLAN
14 4 (0.43%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 45 (4.89%) Big Data
3 37 (4.02%) Hadoop
4 28 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 17 (1.85%) NoSQL
6 16 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
7 14 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (1.41%) QlikView
9 11 (1.19%) Oracle Database
9 11 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (1.09%) MySQL
11 8 (0.87%) Redis
12 6 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.65%) SAP HANA
12 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.54%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 22 (2.39%) Git (software)
1 22 (2.39%) Jenkins
2 16 (1.74%) Maven
3 15 (1.63%) JIRA
4 11 (1.19%) SonarQube
5 9 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (0.98%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.33%) GoCD
6 3 (0.33%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.22%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.11%) Ant
8 1 (0.11%) ERwin
8 1 (0.11%) Grunt
8 1 (0.11%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.11%) JUnit
8 1 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.11%) WebDriver
General
1 216 (23.45%) Finance
2 140 (15.20%) Banking
3 99 (10.75%) Retail
4 57 (6.19%) Marketing
5 21 (2.28%) Investment Banking
6 17 (1.85%) Back Office
7 14 (1.52%) Advertising
8 12 (1.30%) Billing
9 11 (1.19%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.76%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.76%) Publishing
11 5 (0.54%) Law
11 5 (0.54%) Legal
11 5 (0.54%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.43%) Front Office
12 4 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.33%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.33%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.33%) Prime Brokerage
14 2 (0.22%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (9.77%) REST
2 87 (9.45%) Web Services
3 82 (8.90%) .NET
4 68 (7.38%) HTML
5 61 (6.62%) SOAP
6 57 (6.19%) Middleware
7 56 (6.08%) CSS
8 54 (5.86%) JSON
9 45 (4.89%) XML
10 41 (4.45%) AngularJS
11 35 (3.80%) Spring
12 31 (3.37%) jQuery
13 29 (3.15%) HTML5
13 29 (3.15%) J2EE
14 23 (2.50%) CSS3
14 23 (2.50%) Node.js
15 22 (2.39%) ASP.NET
16 19 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web API
17 17 (1.85%) Dojo
17 17 (1.85%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (5.21%) User Experience
2 41 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (4.34%) Mobile App
4 29 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
5 27 (2.93%) Data Integration
6 22 (2.39%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.17%) Data Centre
8 17 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
9 16 (1.74%) Market Risk
9 16 (1.74%) Public Cloud
10 15 (1.63%) Fintech
11 14 (1.52%) N-Tier
12 13 (1.41%) Computer Science
12 13 (1.41%) SWIFT
13 11 (1.19%) Reference Data
14 10 (1.09%) CESG
14 10 (1.09%) Credit Risk
14 10 (1.09%) EPoS
14 10 (1.09%) PKI
15 9 (0.98%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 45 (4.89%) Windows
2 38 (4.13%) Linux
3 21 (2.28%) Unix
4 12 (1.30%) Windows Server
5 9 (0.98%) Solaris
6 6 (0.65%) Android
6 6 (0.65%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.54%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.33%) AIX
9 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.33%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.33%) zOS
10 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (13.57%) TOGAF
3 110 (11.94%) E-Commerce
4 88 (9.55%) CRM
5 83 (9.01%) SOA
6 82 (8.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 65 (7.06%) DevOps
7 65 (7.06%) Enterprise Architecture
8 64 (6.95%) Data Architecture
9 60 (6.51%) Migration
10 53 (5.75%) Data Modelling
11 51 (5.54%) Scrum
12 48 (5.21%) Microservices
12 48 (5.21%) Presales
13 47 (5.10%) Analytics
13 47 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
14 46 (4.99%) Technical Architecture
15 40 (4.34%) UML
15 40 (4.34%) Zachman Framework
16 38 (4.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 174 (18.89%) Java
2 63 (6.84%) JavaScript
3 60 (6.51%) SQL
4 39 (4.23%) C#
5 20 (2.17%) Python
6 13 (1.41%) C
7 12 (1.30%) Scala
8 11 (1.19%) Ruby
9 9 (0.98%) Go
9 9 (0.98%) T-SQL
10 8 (0.87%) C++
10 8 (0.87%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.76%) Perl
12 6 (0.65%) PHP
12 6 (0.65%) R
13 5 (0.54%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.43%) Apex Code
15 3 (0.33%) ABAP
15 3 (0.33%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 46 (4.99%) Security Cleared
2 39 (4.23%) SC Cleared
3 34 (3.69%) Degree
4 9 (0.98%) CISSP
5 8 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.54%) CCNA
6 5 (0.54%) CLAS
6 5 (0.54%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.54%) ISSAP
6 5 (0.54%) MCSE
6 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (0.43%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.43%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (0.43%) JNCIA
7 4 (0.43%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.43%) PMP
8 3 (0.33%) CCIE
8 3 (0.33%) CISA
8 3 (0.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.69%) QA
2 17 (1.85%) PCI DSS
3 15 (1.63%) MiFID
4 11 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.87%) SEPA
6 7 (0.76%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.54%) COBIT
8 5 (0.54%) EMIR
9 2 (0.22%) Dublin Core
9 2 (0.22%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.11%) Basel III
System Software
1 37 (4.02%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.87%) vSphere
3 8 (0.87%) XenApp
4 7 (0.76%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.54%) vCloud
6 4 (0.43%) Docker
7 3 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.22%) HDFS
8 2 (0.22%) KVM
8 2 (0.22%) NFS
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.22%) SRDF
8 2 (0.22%) Xen
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.11%) Ceph
9 1 (0.11%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (0.98%) Ansible
2 8 (0.87%) Kubernetes
3 7 (0.76%) Kibana
3 7 (0.76%) SCCM
4 6 (0.65%) MOM
4 6 (0.65%) Nagios
4 6 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.54%) OpenSSO
5 5 (0.54%) QRadar
5 5 (0.54%) SCOM
6 4 (0.43%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.33%) Consul
7 3 (0.33%) OpenView
7 3 (0.33%) Terraform
7 3 (0.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 2 (0.22%) Puppet
8 2 (0.22%) vRealize
9 1 (0.11%) Cacti
9 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 154 (16.72%) Microsoft
2 118 (12.81%) Oracle
3 61 (6.62%) SAP
4 49 (5.32%) IBM
5 45 (4.89%) VMware
6 44 (4.78%) Salesforce.com
7 38 (4.13%) Adobe
8 27 (2.93%) hybris
9 24 (2.61%) Cisco
10 19 (2.06%) Informatica
11 18 (1.95%) Citrix
12 15 (1.63%) MuleSoft
13 13 (1.41%) ATG
13 13 (1.41%) HP
14 10 (1.09%) Bloomberg
15 9 (0.98%) Cognos
16 8 (0.87%) NetApp
16 8 (0.87%) Red Hat
16 8 (0.87%) Siebel
16 8 (0.87%) Teradata
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