The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Swindon region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 28 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 10 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.05% 2.17% 3.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.18% 2.27% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 12
Median daily rate £550 £530 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +6.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £60.00
Solutions Architect
Wiltshire

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
314 309 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 95.73% 95.96% 91.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 228 292
Median daily rate £363 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +2.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 13
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.83 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.88% -15.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £21.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Swindon region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 14 (77.78%) Banking
2 11 (61.11%) Finance
3 10 (55.56%) TOGAF
4 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (50.00%) Scrum
4 9 (50.00%) Use Case
4 9 (50.00%) UML
4 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 9 (50.00%) SDLC
5 5 (27.78%) SEPA
5 5 (27.78%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (27.78%) SWIFT
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
6 4 (22.22%) SOA
6 4 (22.22%) Middleware
6 4 (22.22%) Change Management
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (5.56%) Process Management
9 1 (5.56%) CRM
9 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
9 1 (5.56%) ATG
9 1 (5.56%) LAN

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 (5.56%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (77.78%) Banking
2 11 (61.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Mobile Payment
1 5 (27.78%) SWIFT
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) TOGAF
2 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (50.00%) Scrum
2 9 (50.00%) SDLC
2 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (50.00%) UML
2 9 (50.00%) Use Case
3 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 4 (22.22%) Change Management
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (22.22%) SOA
4 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) B2C
5 1 (5.56%) Business Development
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) Presales
5 1 (5.56%) Process Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) ATG
2 1 (5.56%) Demandware
2 1 (5.56%) hybris