The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Solution Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Solution Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Solutions Architect
Rank 606 583 573
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Solution Architect 18 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.064% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.068% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 30 11
Average daily rate £500 £538 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £423 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £530 £465
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +13.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £49.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48652 48803 46653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.48% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31297 30382 27621
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1739 1915 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Business Solution Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Solution Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Solution Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Solution Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Solution Architect within the UK.

Business Solution Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Solution Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Solution Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Business Solution Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Solution Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Solution Architect within the UK.

Business Solution Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Solution Architect
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Solution Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -47 16 £500 -6.97% 9
South West -4 7 £550 +0.91%
London +1 6 £481 -19.79% 6
Swindon -6 4 £550 +0.91%
Wiltshire -12 4 £550 +0.91%
City of London +43 2 £500 -16.66% 2
South East -9 2 £525 -11.01% 1
Bristol - 2 £550 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire +2 1 £525 -0.47%
Gosport - 1 - -
Banbury - 1 £525 -
Hampshire - 1 - -

Business Solution Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business Solution 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 Business Solution Architect in their job title.

1 23 (58.97%) Finance
2 13 (33.33%) Analytics
3 12 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (25.64%) UML
5 9 (23.08%) General Ledger
6 8 (20.51%) Banking
6 8 (20.51%) Data Modelling
7 7 (17.95%) TOGAF
8 6 (15.38%) Retail
8 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (15.38%) Logical Data Model
9 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (12.82%) SAP
10 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
10 4 (10.26%) Process Management
10 4 (10.26%) Data Management
10 4 (10.26%) Retail Banking
10 4 (10.26%) Mobile Transformation
11 3 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
11 3 (7.69%) Data Quality
11 3 (7.69%) Performance Testing
11 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
11 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
11 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
11 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
11 3 (7.69%) ETL
11 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (7.69%) Oracle
12 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
12 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects

Business Solution Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business Solution 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 Business Solution Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) Apache
1 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
1 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) PTC Creo
1 1 (2.56%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
1 1 (2.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.13%) Big Data
2 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.56%) OLAP
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.56%) QlikView
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) SAP BI
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 23 (58.97%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) General Ledger
3 8 (20.51%) Banking
4 6 (15.38%) Retail
5 4 (10.26%) Retail Banking
6 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.56%) Games
7 1 (2.56%) Law
7 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) HTML
1 1 (2.56%) Itk
1 1 (2.56%) Middleware
1 1 (2.56%) Swing
1 1 (2.56%) XML
1 1 (2.56%) XSL
1 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) MVS
1 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Analytics
2 12 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (25.64%) UML
4 8 (20.51%) Data Modelling
5 7 (17.95%) TOGAF
6 6 (15.38%) Logical Data Model
6 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.26%) Data Management
7 4 (10.26%) Mobile Transformation
7 4 (10.26%) Process Management
8 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) ETL
8 3 (7.69%) Performance Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
9 2 (5.13%) Data Analytics
9 2 (5.13%) Data Architecture
9 2 (5.13%) Data Entry
9 2 (5.13%) High Availability
9 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (5.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C
1 1 (2.56%) C++
1 1 (2.56%) Java
1 1 (2.56%) PHP
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) SAP
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) Tableau
5 1 (2.56%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.56%) Cognos
5 1 (2.56%) ICL
5 1 (2.56%) Informatica
5 1 (2.56%) JDA
5 1 (2.56%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.56%) Netezza
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) Siemens
5 1 (2.56%) Sybase
5 1 (2.56%) Teradata
5 1 (2.56%) Unisys
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