The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Somerset 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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
South West / Somerset
Rank 35 41 44
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.40% 1.56% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 1.58% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £475 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +92.30%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
235 317 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 95.14% 99.06% 96.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 194 174
Median daily rate £348 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 30 31
Median hourly rate £39.50 £43.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.71% +118.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Somerset region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) BEA
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) ATG
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) Magento
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) VeriFone
2 1 (20.00%) Fredhopper
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) WorldPay
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Fredhopper
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) Informix
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) EJB
1 1 (20.00%) Flash
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) JMS
1 1 (20.00%) JSP
1 1 (20.00%) WSDL
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) DSDM
1 1 (20.00%) Line Management
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) SOA
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (20.00%) UML
1 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) ATG
2 1 (20.00%) BEA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase
2 1 (20.00%) VeriFone
2 1 (20.00%) WorldPay