The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
England / North East
Rank 70 70 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 15 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.69% 0.67% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 0.70% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 2
Median daily rate £440 £475 £569
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% -16.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £435 £544
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £510 £525
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
840 858 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 94.59% 95.12% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 540 355
Median daily rate £370 £384 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.58% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £533 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 22 35
Median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £22.85 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the North East region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 19 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
Tyne and Wear +3 15 £440 -7.36%
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 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 North East region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 25 (48.08%) Relational Database
2 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 23 (44.23%) LAN
3 23 (44.23%) WAN
3 23 (44.23%) Windows
3 23 (44.23%) Network Design
3 23 (44.23%) Data Centre
4 22 (42.31%) Private Cloud
4 22 (42.31%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 20 (38.46%) Matrix Organization
6 18 (34.62%) Office Automation
7 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (30.77%) MS Excel
9 13 (25.00%) JSON
10 12 (23.08%) REST
11 11 (21.15%) MongoDB
11 11 (21.15%) NoSQL
11 11 (21.15%) Oracle
12 10 (19.23%) Linux
12 10 (19.23%) CSS
12 10 (19.23%) HTML
12 10 (19.23%) Java
12 10 (19.23%) MySQL
12 10 (19.23%) Ruby
12 10 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (19.23%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (19.23%) CSS3
12 10 (19.23%) Django
12 10 (19.23%) Scala
12 10 (19.23%) HTML5

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 9 (17.31%) Confluence
2 1 (1.92%) Documentum
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 16 (30.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.92%) Maximo
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Utilities
1 1 (1.92%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (44.23%) LAN
1 23 (44.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (48.08%) Relational Database
2 11 (21.15%) MongoDB
2 11 (21.15%) NoSQL
3 10 (19.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (19.23%) MySQL
3 10 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (17.31%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.92%) GIS
6 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.92%) HBase
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Jenkins
1 9 (17.31%) JIRA
1 9 (17.31%) Selenium
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) JSON
2 12 (23.08%) REST
3 10 (19.23%) CSS
3 10 (19.23%) CSS3
3 10 (19.23%) Django
3 10 (19.23%) HTML
3 10 (19.23%) HTML5
4 9 (17.31%) Ajax
4 9 (17.31%) SOAP
4 9 (17.31%) Spring
4 9 (17.31%) Web Services
5 7 (13.46%) RESTful
6 3 (5.77%) .NET
6 3 (5.77%) Play Framework
7 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.92%) EDIFACT
7 1 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (44.23%) Data Centre
2 22 (42.31%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Social Media
3 2 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) NHS
4 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (44.23%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Network Design
2 22 (42.31%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 20 (38.46%) Matrix Organization
4 18 (34.62%) Office Automation
5 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (17.31%) Configuration Management
7 8 (15.38%) Kanban
7 8 (15.38%) Open Source
7 8 (15.38%) Prototyping
7 8 (15.38%) Scrum
7 8 (15.38%) TDD
8 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
8 7 (13.46%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
9 5 (9.62%) OWASP
10 4 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (7.69%) TOGAF
11 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (5.77%) Migration
11 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) Java
1 10 (19.23%) Ruby
1 10 (19.23%) Scala
2 9 (17.31%) Python
3 3 (5.77%) C#
4 2 (3.85%) C
5 1 (1.92%) ABAP
5 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.54%) Degree
4 5 (9.62%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Docker
1 9 (17.31%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (17.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.15%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.92%) Informatica
3 1 (1.92%) Pega
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.92%) SAP
3 1 (1.92%) Zuora