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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Solutions Architect
UK
Rank 589 598 586
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Business Solution Architect 7 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.039% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.041% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 28
Median daily rate £563 £513 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -4.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £405 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £560 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £550 £525
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £49.50
UK excluding London median 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
42939 48575 49622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27981 31258 30651
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1563 1629 1923
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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
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 12 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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +33 7 £563 +9.75%
South West +6 3 £563 +2.27%
Swindon +3 3 £563 +2.27%
Wiltshire -2 3 £563 +2.27%
South East +12 1 £575 +9.52%
London 0 1 £513 +5.12%
Northampton - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £575 -

Business Solution Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) SAP Travel Management
3 3 (14.29%) SAP
3 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (14.29%) SAP TM
4 2 (9.52%) Skype
4 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
4 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
4 2 (9.52%) KYC
4 2 (9.52%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 2 (9.52%) Data Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.52%) PBX
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Actimize
5 1 (4.76%) Wholesale Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Logistics
5 1 (4.76%) Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Mathematics

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 (9.52%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SAP Travel Management
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (4.76%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) PBX
1 2 (9.52%) Skype
1 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) QlikView
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Front Office
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
1 1 (4.76%) Equities
1 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
1 1 (4.76%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (9.52%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
2 2 (9.52%) Data Architecture
2 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
2 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
2 2 (9.52%) KYC
2 2 (9.52%) Target Operating Model
2 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
3 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.76%) Cash Management
3 1 (4.76%) Data Governance
3 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) OpenUP
3 1 (4.76%) Physics
3 1 (4.76%) Process Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
3 1 (4.76%) Quantitative Finance
3 1 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) Perl
1 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Basel III
1 1 (4.76%) GDPR
1 1 (4.76%) IFRS
1 1 (4.76%) IFRS 9
1 1 (4.76%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Actimize
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Bloomberg
3 1 (4.76%) Cognos
3 1 (4.76%) Informatica
3 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.76%) Reuters
3 1 (4.76%) Tableau
3 1 (4.76%) Temenos
3 1 (4.76%) Teradata