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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Solutions Architect
Rank 625 615 608
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Solution Architect 22 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.032% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.034% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 18
Median daily rate £650 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £464
10% offered a daily rate of more than £728 £590 £643
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £525 £500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
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
50811 53185 51069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.71% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33087 33473 31333
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1525 2016 2057
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 15 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 30 June 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 +15 22 £650 +23.80%
London +24 15 £650 +33.33%
South East +9 3 £425 -15.00%
Yorkshire +8 2 £600 +44.57%
Warwickshire -7 2 £450 +5.88%
West Yorkshire -7 2 £600 +44.57%
West Midlands -19 2 £450 +5.88%
Leeds - 2 £600 -
Berkshire - 1 £450 -
Hampshire - 1 £400 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £620 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £450 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £450 -

Business Solution Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 21 (52.50%) Finance
2 12 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 10 (25.00%) Banking
4 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (20.00%) Data Quality
5 8 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 8 (20.00%) Oracle
6 7 (17.50%) Analytics
7 6 (15.00%) ETL
7 6 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
9 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (10.00%) SAP
9 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.00%) Reference Data
9 4 (10.00%) General Ledger
9 4 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (10.00%) International Banking
10 3 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
10 3 (7.50%) Visualisation
10 3 (7.50%) Inmon Methodology
10 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
10 3 (7.50%) Web Services
10 3 (7.50%) Data Management
10 3 (7.50%) Data Analytics

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 (2.50%) JBoss
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.50%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
1 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.50%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.50%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) FTP
2 1 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.50%) Big Data
4 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.50%) QlikView
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 21 (52.50%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) General Ledger
3 4 (10.00%) International Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.50%) Games
5 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.50%) Mason
3 1 (2.50%) Middleware
3 1 (2.50%) REST
3 1 (2.50%) SOAP
3 1 (2.50%) Spring
3 1 (2.50%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (2.50%) Velocity
3 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Reference Data
3 3 (7.50%) Visualisation
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) CMDB
5 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.50%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.50%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) TOGAF
2 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (17.50%) Analytics
5 6 (15.00%) ETL
6 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (7.50%) Data Analytics
8 3 (7.50%) Data Management
8 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.50%) Inmon Methodology
8 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (5.00%) Data Transformation
9 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (5.00%) PRINCE
9 2 (5.00%) Service Design
9 2 (5.00%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Java
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.00%) Solvency II
3 1 (2.50%) EMIR
3 1 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) BMC
4 1 (2.50%) JDA
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.50%) Remedy
4 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.50%) Tableau
4 1 (2.50%) Teradata
4 1 (2.50%) TIBCO