The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 28 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 16 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.22% 2.29% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.44% 2.55% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 1
Average daily rate
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£548 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.50% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £485 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.67% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.25 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+11.86% -27.45%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
360 353 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 94.99% 89.82% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 261 224
Average daily rate £420 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.48 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 25 (58.14%) Finance
2 23 (53.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (41.86%) Banking
4 15 (34.88%) SOA
5 14 (32.56%) Retail
6 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (23.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (20.93%) Telecoms
8 9 (20.93%) Retail Banking
9 7 (16.28%) Internet
9 7 (16.28%) Mobile Banking
10 6 (13.95%) Unisys
10 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
10 6 (13.95%) UML
10 6 (13.95%) SAP
10 6 (13.95%) Online Banking
10 6 (13.95%) Data Management
10 6 (13.95%) ICL
11 5 (11.63%) Business Analysis
11 5 (11.63%) TOGAF
11 5 (11.63%) C#
11 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
11 5 (11.63%) .NET
11 5 (11.63%) CMS
12 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
12 4 (9.30%) SQL
12 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
13 3 (6.98%) PCI DSS
13 3 (6.98%) Ajax

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 25 (58.14%) Finance
2 18 (41.86%) Banking
3 14 (32.56%) Retail
4 9 (20.93%) Retail Banking
4 9 (20.93%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.98%) CSS
2 3 (6.98%) Ajax
2 3 (6.98%) HTML
3 2 (4.65%) RESTful
3 2 (4.65%) Sencha Touch
3 2 (4.65%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (2.33%) WebCenter
4 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.28%) Mobile Banking
3 6 (13.95%) Online Banking
4 3 (6.98%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.65%) User Experience
6 1 (2.33%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.33%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
1 2 (4.65%) Android
1 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (34.88%) SOA
3 10 (23.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (13.95%) UML
4 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
4 6 (13.95%) Data Management
5 5 (11.63%) TOGAF
5 5 (11.63%) Business Analysis
6 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.65%) Scrum
7 2 (4.65%) B2C
7 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.65%) Data Architecture
7 2 (4.65%) Web Application Development
7 2 (4.65%) Android Development
7 2 (4.65%) iOS Development
8 1 (2.33%) Business Transformation
8 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.33%) Migration
8 1 (2.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) C#
1 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) SAP
1 6 (13.95%) Unisys
1 6 (13.95%) ICL
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) EMC
4 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 2 (4.65%) Sencha
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle
5 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
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