The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Staffordshire region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 27 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.89% 0.61% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £484
% change year-on-year
- +3.35%
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
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
212 159 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 94.64% 97.55% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 91 70
Median daily rate £340 £345 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £213 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £427 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 12
Median hourly rate £15.21 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.15 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £19.80 £22.20
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 Staffordshire

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £475 -
Solutions Architect
West Midlands

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Staffordshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) WSO2
1 1 (50.00%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) Extranet
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (50.00%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Extranet
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
General
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Validation
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (50.00%) WSO2