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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 46 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 8 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.45% 2.59% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.49% 2.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 0
Median daily rate £488 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.83 £59.50 £51.29
% change year-on-year
-26.34% +16.01%
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
321 340 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 98.47% 97.98% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 263 92
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 26
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.68 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.38% -7.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 6 (40.00%) Publishing
2 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 5 (33.33%) CRM
3 4 (26.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) CMS
3 4 (26.67%) SDLC
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) OWASP
4 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (13.33%) ForgeRock
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Java EE
5 2 (13.33%) System Testing
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Pega
5 2 (13.33%) Sitecore
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) JUnit
5 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
5 2 (13.33%) W3C
5 2 (13.33%) Unix
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) Web Design
5 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) TDD

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 (26.67%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JUnit
General
1 6 (40.00%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (13.33%) Java EE
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) OAuth
4 1 (6.67%) React
4 1 (6.67%) REST
4 1 (6.67%) SAML
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) Spring Security
4 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) W3C
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) CRM
1 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) SDLC
3 3 (20.00%) OWASP
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) System Testing
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) Content Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Demand Management
5 1 (6.67%) Line Management
5 1 (6.67%) Microservices
5 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) ForgeRock
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) Pega
1 2 (13.33%) Sitecore