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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
England / London
Rank 113 121 142
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 419 420 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.19% 1.96% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 2.06% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 271 247
Median daily rate £590 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £515
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £65.00 £31.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £61.25 £49.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.73%

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
18124 20377 20176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.02% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12990 14443 14183
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 307 337
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -13.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +23 62 £615 +6.95% 15
Uxbridge +7 2 £459 +22.33% 1
Docklands, London - 2 £625 -
Bromley +8 1 £650 +23.80%
Croydon +3 1 - -
Hayes -1 1 - -
Chessington -3 1 £425 -
Canary Wharf -10 1 £613 -9.25%
Paddington - 1 £513 -
Westminster - 1 £550 -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 239 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (26.05%) Finance
3 177 (19.62%) Microsoft
4 176 (19.51%) Java
5 131 (14.52%) Banking
6 122 (13.53%) TOGAF
7 120 (13.30%) Oracle
8 116 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 110 (12.20%) E-Commerce
10 97 (10.75%) CRM
11 87 (9.65%) .NET
11 87 (9.65%) REST
12 86 (9.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 85 (9.42%) Web Services
14 82 (9.09%) Retail
15 77 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
16 76 (8.43%) SQL Server
17 74 (8.20%) Enterprise Architecture
18 73 (8.09%) SOA
19 68 (7.54%) Middleware
20 67 (7.43%) SOAP
21 66 (7.32%) SAP
22 61 (6.76%) SQL
23 59 (6.54%) Migration
23 59 (6.54%) HTML
23 59 (6.54%) DevOps
24 58 (6.43%) Dynamics CRM
25 54 (5.99%) JavaScript
26 52 (5.76%) JSON
27 51 (5.65%) Scrum

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 48 (5.32%) SharePoint
2 42 (4.66%) CMS
3 39 (4.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 28 (3.10%) BizTalk Server
5 21 (2.33%) WebLogic
5 21 (2.33%) WebSphere
6 20 (2.22%) Skype for Business
7 17 (1.88%) Drupal
7 17 (1.88%) JBoss
8 14 (1.55%) Confluence
9 13 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
9 13 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (1.33%) Umbraco
11 10 (1.11%) IIS
11 10 (1.11%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.89%) Apache
13 7 (0.78%) Apache Spark
14 6 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
15 5 (0.55%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 49 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.00%) MS Office
3 4 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 58 (6.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.89%) Magento
3 7 (0.78%) SAP CO
3 7 (0.78%) SAP FI
3 7 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.67%) SAP HCM
4 6 (0.67%) SAP Travel Management
5 5 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.44%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.33%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 3 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.33%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.33%) Unica
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 116 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (5.32%) Office 365
4 34 (3.77%) PaaS
4 34 (3.77%) SaaS
5 30 (3.33%) IaaS
6 20 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (1.55%) GitHub
7 14 (1.55%) OpenShift
8 9 (1.00%) CloudBees
8 9 (1.00%) SuccessFactors
9 8 (0.89%) Yammer
10 6 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.67%) Force.com
11 5 (0.55%) Akamai
11 5 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.55%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.44%) HTTP
2 25 (2.77%) Firewall
2 25 (2.77%) WAN
3 15 (1.66%) Internet
4 14 (1.55%) LAN
4 14 (1.55%) LDAP
5 13 (1.44%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.22%) Skype
7 10 (1.11%) DNS
7 10 (1.11%) HTTPS
8 9 (1.00%) MPLS
9 6 (0.67%) Network Security
9 6 (0.67%) VoIP
9 6 (0.67%) VPN
10 5 (0.55%) X.509
11 4 (0.44%) PBX
11 4 (0.44%) SAN
11 4 (0.44%) SSL
11 4 (0.44%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.88%) Big Data
3 33 (3.66%) Hadoop
4 25 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (2.00%) NoSQL
6 16 (1.77%) Oracle Database
6 16 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
9 13 (1.44%) MongoDB
10 12 (1.33%) QlikView
11 7 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (0.78%) SAP HANA
12 6 (0.67%) MySQL
12 6 (0.67%) SAP BW
13 5 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.44%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (2.55%) Jenkins
2 20 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 17 (1.88%) JIRA
3 17 (1.88%) Maven
4 10 (1.11%) SonarQube
5 9 (1.00%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.44%) Rational Software Modeler
8 3 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.33%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.22%) Ant
9 2 (0.22%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.11%) ERwin
10 1 (0.11%) JDeveloper
10 1 (0.11%) JUnit
10 1 (0.11%) Selenium
10 1 (0.11%) Subversion
10 1 (0.11%) WebDriver
General
1 235 (26.05%) Finance
2 131 (14.52%) Banking
3 82 (9.09%) Retail
4 43 (4.77%) Marketing
5 25 (2.77%) Investment Banking
6 18 (2.00%) Back Office
7 16 (1.77%) Advertising
8 14 (1.55%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.33%) Billing
10 9 (1.00%) Legal
11 8 (0.89%) Front Office
11 8 (0.89%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.78%) Law
12 7 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.55%) Publishing
14 4 (0.44%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.33%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.33%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.22%) Dutch Language
16 2 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (9.65%) .NET
1 87 (9.65%) REST
2 85 (9.42%) Web Services
3 68 (7.54%) Middleware
4 67 (7.43%) SOAP
5 59 (6.54%) HTML
6 52 (5.76%) JSON
7 48 (5.32%) CSS
8 44 (4.88%) XML
9 38 (4.21%) AngularJS
10 34 (3.77%) Spring
11 28 (3.10%) HTML5
11 28 (3.10%) J2EE
12 23 (2.55%) CSS3
12 23 (2.55%) jQuery
12 23 (2.55%) Node.js
13 20 (2.22%) ASP.NET
14 19 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (2.00%) Java EE
16 15 (1.66%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 45 (4.99%) User Experience
2 38 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 28 (3.10%) Management Information System
5 24 (2.66%) Data Centre
6 22 (2.44%) Market Risk
7 21 (2.33%) SWIFT
8 18 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
9 17 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (1.66%) Computer Science
11 14 (1.55%) Fintech
11 14 (1.55%) N-Tier
12 13 (1.44%) Credit Risk
13 12 (1.33%) EPoS
13 12 (1.33%) Public Cloud
14 9 (1.00%) Contactless
14 9 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 9 (1.00%) EMV
15 8 (0.89%) PKI
15 8 (0.89%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 44 (4.88%) Windows
2 34 (3.77%) Linux
3 21 (2.33%) Unix
4 8 (0.89%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.78%) Solaris
6 6 (0.67%) Android
7 5 (0.55%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.33%) AIX
8 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.33%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (13.53%) TOGAF
3 110 (12.20%) E-Commerce
4 97 (10.75%) CRM
5 86 (9.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 74 (8.20%) Enterprise Architecture
7 73 (8.09%) SOA
8 59 (6.54%) DevOps
8 59 (6.54%) Migration
9 51 (5.65%) Scrum
10 50 (5.54%) Data Architecture
10 50 (5.54%) Data Modelling
11 48 (5.32%) SDLC
12 47 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
12 47 (5.21%) UML
13 46 (5.10%) Presales
14 45 (4.99%) Analytics
14 45 (4.99%) Technical Architecture
15 43 (4.77%) Microservices
16 37 (4.10%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 176 (19.51%) Java
2 61 (6.76%) SQL
3 54 (5.99%) JavaScript
4 41 (4.55%) C#
5 17 (1.88%) C++
6 13 (1.44%) Python
7 11 (1.22%) C
8 10 (1.11%) Perl
9 7 (0.78%) Ruby
9 7 (0.78%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.67%) Apex Code
10 6 (0.67%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.55%) Go
12 4 (0.44%) COBOL
12 4 (0.44%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.44%) Scala
13 3 (0.33%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.33%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.33%) PHP
13 3 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (4.10%) Degree
2 31 (3.44%) Security Cleared
3 24 (2.66%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.33%) CISSP
5 9 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (0.89%) ISSAP
7 7 (0.78%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.67%) CCNA
8 6 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.55%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.55%) PMP
10 4 (0.44%) CLAS
10 4 (0.44%) JNCIA
10 4 (0.44%) MCSE
11 3 (0.33%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.33%) CCIE
11 3 (0.33%) CISA
11 3 (0.33%) CISM
11 3 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.22%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.44%) QA
2 18 (2.00%) MiFID
3 15 (1.66%) SEPA
4 12 (1.33%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.55%) COBIT
6 5 (0.55%) EMIR
7 4 (0.44%) IFRS
8 2 (0.22%) Dublin Core
8 2 (0.22%) HL7
8 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.22%) SNOMED CT
9 1 (0.11%) Basel III
9 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.11%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.11%) TARGET2
System Software
1 30 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.78%) Docker
3 7 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.55%) XenApp
5 4 (0.44%) vCloud
5 4 (0.44%) vSphere
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.22%) HDFS
7 2 (0.22%) KVM
7 2 (0.22%) NFS
7 2 (0.22%) SRDF
7 2 (0.22%) Xen
8 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.11%) Ceph
8 1 (0.11%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (1.00%) Kubernetes
2 8 (0.89%) Kibana
3 7 (0.78%) Ansible
3 7 (0.78%) Nagios
3 7 (0.78%) QRadar
4 6 (0.67%) SCCM
5 5 (0.55%) MOM
5 5 (0.55%) SCOM
5 5 (0.55%) SQL Sentry
6 4 (0.44%) OpenSSO
6 4 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.44%) Puppet
7 3 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 3 (0.33%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.22%) Cacti
8 2 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.22%) logstash
8 2 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 177 (19.62%) Microsoft
2 120 (13.30%) Oracle
3 66 (7.32%) SAP
4 45 (4.99%) IBM
5 40 (4.43%) Salesforce.com
6 37 (4.10%) Adobe
7 34 (3.77%) VMware
8 23 (2.55%) hybris
9 21 (2.33%) Cisco
10 14 (1.55%) Citrix
10 14 (1.55%) HP
10 14 (1.55%) Informatica
11 13 (1.44%) Bloomberg
11 13 (1.44%) MuleSoft
12 12 (1.33%) ATG
12 12 (1.33%) Reuters
13 10 (1.11%) Tableau
14 9 (1.00%) Sitecore
14 9 (1.00%) Splunk
15 8 (0.89%) Infor
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