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 31 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Solutions Architect
Rank 632 642 618
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Business Solution Architect 13 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.034% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.036% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 13
Median daily rate £588 £563 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £778 £655 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
51143 55638 52625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33308 35407 31787
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2080 2057
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 31 August 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 8 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 31 August 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 +1 13 £588 +4.44% 3
London -15 9 £620 -14.48% 2
South East +7 2 £400 -11.11% 1
Hampshire +6 2 £400 -11.11%
Yorkshire - 2 £600 -
Leeds - 2 £600 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £600 -
City of London - 1 £620 -

Business Solution Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (25.00%) Analytics
3 7 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (21.43%) ETL
4 6 (21.43%) Oracle
4 6 (21.43%) TOGAF
4 6 (21.43%) Banking
4 6 (21.43%) Data Quality
4 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 4 (14.29%) General Ledger
6 4 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (14.29%) International Banking
6 4 (14.29%) Reference Data
7 3 (10.71%) Data Analytics
7 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (10.71%) Inmon Methodology
7 3 (10.71%) FTP
7 3 (10.71%) Web Services
7 3 (10.71%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (7.14%) Service Design
8 2 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (7.14%) JBoss

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 2 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.57%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.57%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) FTP
2 1 (3.57%) Intranet
2 1 (3.57%) PBX
2 1 (3.57%) Skype
2 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.14%) QlikView
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (3.57%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) Data Lake
4 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
3 4 (14.29%) General Ledger
3 4 (14.29%) International Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (3.57%) Mason
3 1 (3.57%) Middleware
3 1 (3.57%) REST
3 1 (3.57%) SOAP
3 1 (3.57%) Spring
3 1 (3.57%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (3.57%) Velocity
3 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Reference Data
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Smart Meter
4 1 (3.57%) CMDB
4 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Social Network
4 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (25.00%) Analytics
3 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 6 (21.43%) ETL
3 6 (21.43%) TOGAF
4 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (10.71%) Data Analytics
6 3 (10.71%) Inmon Methodology
6 3 (10.71%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Data Transformation
7 2 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (7.14%) Service Design
7 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Business Transformation
8 1 (3.57%) Cash Management
8 1 (3.57%) Data Architecture
8 1 (3.57%) Information Management
8 1 (3.57%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Java
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) Data Quality
2 2 (7.14%) Solvency II
3 1 (3.57%) EMIR
3 1 (3.57%) QA
3 1 (3.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.14%) Tableau
3 2 (7.14%) Teradata
4 1 (3.57%) BMC
4 1 (3.57%) Cognos
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Informatica
4 1 (3.57%) Remedy
4 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) TIBCO