The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxford region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 57 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 3 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.80% 4.68% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 4.80% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 1
Median daily rate £465 £520 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.57% +30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.75 £52.25
% change year-on-year
+8.37% -2.87%
Solutions Architect
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
369 333 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 98.93% 97.37% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 267 172
Median daily rate £400 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +14.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 16
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.86 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.18% -6.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Oxford region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 8 (50.00%) Publishing
2 5 (31.25%) CRM
2 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
3 4 (25.00%) SDLC
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) CMS
3 4 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
4 3 (18.75%) OWASP
4 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) .NET
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) ForgeRock
5 2 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) JUnit
5 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) W3C
5 2 (12.50%) Unix
5 2 (12.50%) Web Design
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Java EE
5 2 (12.50%) System Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Pega
5 2 (12.50%) Sitecore
5 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 4 (25.00%) CMS
2 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Kerberos
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 8 (50.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
3 2 (12.50%) Java EE
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Camel
4 1 (6.25%) JSON
4 1 (6.25%) OAuth
4 1 (6.25%) React
4 1 (6.25%) REST
4 1 (6.25%) SAML
4 1 (6.25%) Spring
4 1 (6.25%) Spring Security
4 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) W3C
2 1 (6.25%) BYOD
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) CRM
1 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) SDLC
3 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) OWASP
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) System Testing
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (6.25%) Microservices
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Design
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) ForgeRock
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) Pega
1 2 (12.50%) Sitecore
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft