The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Business Solution Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Solutions Architect
Rank 638 611 576
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Business Solution Architect 15 29 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.052% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.055% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 26
Median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £551 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £66.25 £49.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.25 £49.50 -
% change year-on-year
+33.83% -

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
52698 52839 51404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.71% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 34350 32058 31435
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1506 2120 2116
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.46 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.22% -0.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Business Solution Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Business Solution Architect in the job title.

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 5 May 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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Solution Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 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
England -39 15 £550 +10.00% 2
London +5 10 £650 +30.00% 2
South West -4 2 £550 -1.78%
South East -19 2 £525 +5.00%
Bristol - 2 £550 -
City of London +34 1 £500 -9.17%
Oxfordshire +9 1 £525 +5.00%
Warwickshire -2 1 £450 +5.88%
Crawley -8 1 - -
West Midlands -10 1 £450 +5.88%
West Sussex -23 1 - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £450 -
Banbury - 1 £525 -

Business Solution Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Business Solution 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 featuring Business Solution Architect in the job title.

1 19 (67.86%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 11 (39.29%) Banking
4 8 (28.57%) Oracle
5 6 (21.43%) Data Quality
5 6 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) General Ledger
6 4 (14.29%) International Banking
6 4 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (14.29%) Reference Data
7 3 (10.71%) Analytics
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Retail
7 3 (10.71%) Data Management
7 3 (10.71%) Process Management
7 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
7 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.71%) SAP
8 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.14%) IBM
8 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.14%) ISEB
8 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.14%) PRINCE
8 2 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (7.14%) Information Management
8 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
8 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture

Business Solution Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (3.57%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (67.86%) Finance
2 11 (39.29%) Banking
3 4 (14.29%) General Ledger
3 4 (14.29%) International Banking
4 3 (10.71%) Retail
4 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
5 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
6 1 (3.57%) Games
6 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
6 1 (3.57%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.29%) Reference Data
2 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 3 (10.71%) Analytics
3 3 (10.71%) Data Management
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Process Management
3 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.14%) Data Entry
4 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.14%) Information Management
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (3.57%) Data Transformation
5 1 (3.57%) Information Exploitation
5 1 (3.57%) Inmon Methodology
5 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ISEB
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.57%) EMIR
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.57%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) SAP
3 2 (7.14%) IBM
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) JDA