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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 109 129 151
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 487 401 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.28% 1.77% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 1.86% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 253 263
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 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.30%
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
20235 21509 22822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.16% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14421 15222 16429
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 347 443
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 2016.

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
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 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 59 £625 +13.12% 16
Canary Wharf +2 2 £600 +28.34%
Docklands, London -1 2 £550 -10.20%
Chessington 0 1 £400 -
Feltham -2 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £650 -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 London region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 215 (22.26%) Finance
2 199 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (16.25%) Microsoft
4 155 (16.05%) Java
5 140 (14.49%) TOGAF
6 130 (13.46%) Oracle
7 128 (13.25%) Retail
8 122 (12.63%) Banking
9 118 (12.22%) E-Commerce
10 108 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
11 96 (9.94%) CRM
12 93 (9.63%) .NET
13 92 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
14 87 (9.01%) SOA
15 81 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
16 80 (8.28%) Enterprise Architecture
16 80 (8.28%) Marketing
17 79 (8.18%) Web Services
18 78 (8.07%) SQL Server
19 76 (7.87%) JavaScript
20 75 (7.76%) REST
21 72 (7.45%) SQL
22 66 (6.83%) HTML
23 65 (6.73%) Data Modelling
24 64 (6.63%) IBM
25 63 (6.52%) Middleware
26 62 (6.42%) SAP
27 61 (6.31%) Business Intelligence
28 60 (6.21%) Salesforce.com
29 59 (6.11%) SOAP

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 43 (4.45%) SharePoint
2 38 (3.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 29 (3.00%) CMS
4 28 (2.90%) WebSphere
5 21 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
6 18 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 15 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (1.35%) Skype for Business
8 13 (1.35%) Tomcat
9 12 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
9 12 (1.24%) Confluence
10 11 (1.14%) Apache Spark
11 10 (1.04%) Apache
12 7 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (0.72%) IIS
12 7 (0.72%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.72%) Mule
12 7 (0.72%) Mule ESB
12 7 (0.72%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.62%) Drupal
Applications
1 44 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.93%) MS Office
3 4 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 47 (4.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.93%) SAP HCM
4 8 (0.83%) Eloqua
4 8 (0.83%) SAP FI
4 8 (0.83%) Unica
5 7 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.72%) SAP CO
5 7 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (0.62%) BusinessWorks
6 6 (0.62%) Oracle Retail
6 6 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.62%) SAP Travel Management
7 5 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.52%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 4 (0.41%) Radian6
8 4 (0.41%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 108 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 92 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (3.73%) Office 365
4 27 (2.80%) PaaS
5 26 (2.69%) IaaS
5 26 (2.69%) SaaS
6 12 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.24%) GitHub
6 12 (1.24%) OpenShift
7 11 (1.14%) SuccessFactors
8 10 (1.04%) CloudBees
9 8 (0.83%) Yammer
10 5 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.41%) Force.com
12 3 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.21%) Boomi
14 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.10%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.35%) HTTP
2 26 (2.69%) WAN
3 25 (2.59%) Firewall
4 21 (2.17%) TCP/IP
5 17 (1.76%) DNS
6 16 (1.66%) LAN
7 13 (1.35%) HTTPS
8 11 (1.14%) Internet
8 11 (1.14%) SAN
9 10 (1.04%) VPN
10 7 (0.72%) LDAP
10 7 (0.72%) VoIP
11 6 (0.62%) MPLS
11 6 (0.62%) NAS
12 5 (0.52%) CTI
12 5 (0.52%) FCoE
12 5 (0.52%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (0.52%) iSCSI
12 5 (0.52%) Multicast
12 5 (0.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (8.07%) SQL Server
2 46 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 44 (4.55%) Big Data
4 32 (3.31%) Hadoop
5 19 (1.97%) MongoDB
6 17 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (1.45%) NoSQL
8 14 (1.45%) QlikView
9 12 (1.24%) MySQL
9 12 (1.24%) Oracle Database
10 11 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (1.04%) Relational Database
12 8 (0.83%) Redis
13 6 (0.62%) Data Lake
13 6 (0.62%) DB2
13 6 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (1.97%) Git (software)
2 14 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 14 (1.45%) JIRA
3 11 (1.14%) Maven
3 11 (1.14%) SonarQube
4 9 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.52%) Eclipse
5 5 (0.52%) ERwin
5 5 (0.52%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (0.31%) GoCD
7 3 (0.31%) IntelliJ
7 3 (0.31%) Mercurial
7 3 (0.31%) NetBeans
8 2 (0.21%) Ant
8 2 (0.21%) JUnit
8 2 (0.21%) Moq
8 2 (0.21%) NuGet
8 2 (0.21%) Selenium
9 1 (0.10%) WebDriver
General
1 215 (22.26%) Finance
2 128 (13.25%) Retail
3 122 (12.63%) Banking
4 80 (8.28%) Marketing
5 23 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 20 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.76%) Back Office
8 13 (1.35%) Advertising
8 13 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.14%) Publishing
10 10 (1.04%) Billing
11 7 (0.72%) Legal
12 4 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.31%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.31%) Front Office
13 3 (0.31%) Prime Brokerage
13 3 (0.31%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.21%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.21%) German Language
14 2 (0.21%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (9.63%) .NET
2 79 (8.18%) Web Services
3 75 (7.76%) REST
4 66 (6.83%) HTML
5 63 (6.52%) Middleware
6 59 (6.11%) SOAP
7 58 (6.00%) XML
8 54 (5.59%) CSS
9 48 (4.97%) AngularJS
10 45 (4.66%) JSON
11 31 (3.21%) jQuery
12 29 (3.00%) J2EE
13 27 (2.80%) ASP.NET
14 26 (2.69%) Spring
15 24 (2.48%) HTML5
15 24 (2.48%) Node.js
16 19 (1.97%) ASP.NET Web API
17 16 (1.66%) Dojo
18 15 (1.55%) Backbone.js
18 15 (1.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 44 (4.55%) User Experience
2 43 (4.45%) Mobile App
3 39 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (2.48%) Data Centre
6 19 (1.97%) Computer Science
7 18 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
8 15 (1.55%) EPoS
8 15 (1.55%) Mobile Payment
8 15 (1.55%) Public Cloud
9 14 (1.45%) Contactless
9 14 (1.45%) EMV
9 14 (1.45%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.14%) Data Integration
10 11 (1.14%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.14%) Private Cloud
10 11 (1.14%) SWIFT
11 10 (1.04%) CESG
12 9 (0.93%) Fintech
12 9 (0.93%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 54 (5.59%) Windows
2 44 (4.55%) Linux
3 22 (2.28%) Unix
4 16 (1.66%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.35%) Solaris
6 8 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.72%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.62%) Android
8 6 (0.62%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.52%) AIX
9 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.31%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.31%) zOS
12 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (14.49%) TOGAF
3 118 (12.22%) E-Commerce
4 96 (9.94%) CRM
5 87 (9.01%) SOA
6 81 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 80 (8.28%) Enterprise Architecture
8 65 (6.73%) Data Modelling
9 61 (6.31%) Business Intelligence
10 59 (6.11%) DevOps
11 57 (5.90%) Migration
12 56 (5.80%) Data Architecture
12 56 (5.80%) Technical Architecture
13 55 (5.69%) Presales
14 53 (5.49%) Analytics
15 50 (5.18%) Scrum
16 48 (4.97%) Zachman Framework
17 45 (4.66%) Microservices
18 41 (4.24%) SDLC
19 36 (3.73%) UML
Programming Languages
1 155 (16.05%) Java
2 76 (7.87%) JavaScript
3 72 (7.45%) SQL
4 43 (4.45%) C#
5 22 (2.28%) Python
6 12 (1.24%) C
6 12 (1.24%) Ruby
6 12 (1.24%) Scala
7 11 (1.14%) Go
8 10 (1.04%) PHP
9 8 (0.83%) C++
9 8 (0.83%) Shell Script
9 8 (0.83%) T-SQL
10 7 (0.72%) Perl
10 7 (0.72%) VB.NET
11 6 (0.62%) R
12 3 (0.31%) ABAP
12 3 (0.31%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.21%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.21%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 40 (4.14%) Degree
2 37 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.90%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (0.62%) CISSP
5 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.52%) CCNA
6 5 (0.52%) CLAS
6 5 (0.52%) MCSE
7 4 (0.41%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.41%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (0.41%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.41%) ISSAP
7 4 (0.41%) JNCIA
7 4 (0.41%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.31%) CCIE
8 3 (0.31%) PMP
9 2 (0.21%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.83%) QA
2 16 (1.66%) Data Quality
2 16 (1.66%) PCI DSS
3 14 (1.45%) MiFID
4 9 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.83%) Solvency II
6 6 (0.62%) COBIT
6 6 (0.62%) SEPA
7 5 (0.52%) EMIR
7 5 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.21%) Dublin Core
9 1 (0.10%) Basel III
System Software
1 45 (4.66%) Active Directory
2 28 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.04%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.83%) XenApp
5 7 (0.72%) vSphere
6 6 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.52%) Docker
7 5 (0.52%) KVM
7 5 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.52%) NFS
7 5 (0.52%) SRDF
7 5 (0.52%) vCloud
7 5 (0.52%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.52%) Xen
8 2 (0.21%) HDFS
8 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.10%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.10%) Ceph
9 1 (0.10%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.10%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (1.04%) Ansible
2 8 (0.83%) SCCM
3 7 (0.72%) Kibana
3 7 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.62%) Nagios
5 5 (0.52%) OpenSSO
5 5 (0.52%) SCOM
6 4 (0.41%) QRadar
6 4 (0.41%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.31%) Consul
7 3 (0.31%) OpenView
7 3 (0.31%) Terraform
8 2 (0.21%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.21%) vRealize
9 1 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.10%) logstash
9 1 (0.10%) MIIS
9 1 (0.10%) Puppet
9 1 (0.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 157 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 130 (13.46%) Oracle
3 64 (6.63%) IBM
4 62 (6.42%) SAP
5 60 (6.21%) Salesforce.com
6 56 (5.80%) VMware
7 41 (4.24%) Adobe
8 31 (3.21%) Cisco
9 27 (2.80%) hybris
9 27 (2.80%) Informatica
10 24 (2.48%) Citrix
11 19 (1.97%) ATG
12 17 (1.76%) MuleSoft
13 16 (1.66%) HP
14 13 (1.35%) Google
15 12 (1.24%) Bloomberg
15 12 (1.24%) Siebel
16 11 (1.14%) Juniper
16 11 (1.14%) NetApp
17 10 (1.04%) TIBCO
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