The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Solutions 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 Lead Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Solution Architect
Rank 530 542 521
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 46 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.048% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.052% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 9
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£556 £533 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.46% +3.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £418 £492
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £548 £413 £598
% change year-on-year
+32.72% -30.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Lead Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Lead Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Lead Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Lead Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Lead Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Lead Solutions Architect
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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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 -3 38 £548 +6.31% 13
South East -7 24 £538 +34.37%
Hampshire - 19 £525 -
Southampton - 13 £525 -
London -22 9 £650 +14.03% 10
Scotland 0 5 £575 +4.54%
Berkshire +2 3 £550 +41.93%
Reading - 3 £550 -
North West - 2 - -
City of London +13 1 - - 7
West Midlands -5 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £450 - 1
North East - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Nottingham - - - -

Lead Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Lead Solutions 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 Lead Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 34 (52.31%) Java
2 29 (44.62%) Open Source
3 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (38.46%) TOGAF
5 22 (33.85%) Finance
6 21 (32.31%) Apache
7 20 (30.77%) Scrum
8 19 (29.23%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (29.23%) Java EE
9 13 (20.00%) Banking
9 13 (20.00%) Linux
10 11 (16.92%) HTML
10 11 (16.92%) JSON
11 10 (15.38%) JIRA
11 10 (15.38%) Selenium
11 10 (15.38%) Django
11 10 (15.38%) Confluence
11 10 (15.38%) HTML5
11 10 (15.38%) Spring
11 10 (15.38%) Python
11 10 (15.38%) NoSQL
11 10 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (13.85%) Mentoring
12 9 (13.85%) Jenkins
12 9 (13.85%) Ruby
12 9 (13.85%) Puppet
12 9 (13.85%) MongoDB
12 9 (13.85%) RESTful
12 9 (13.85%) Scala
13 8 (12.31%) Oracle

Lead Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Lead Solutions 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 Lead Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (32.31%) Apache
2 10 (15.38%) Confluence
3 3 (4.62%) CICS
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.54%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.54%) PaaS
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.23%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 9 (13.85%) MongoDB
4 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.08%) DataStage
6 2 (3.08%) KDB
7 1 (1.54%) DB2
7 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.54%) Big Data
7 1 (1.54%) HPCC
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) JIRA
1 10 (15.38%) Selenium
2 9 (13.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (33.85%) Finance
2 13 (20.00%) Banking
3 7 (10.77%) Retail
4 5 (7.69%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.62%) Back Office
6 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.08%) Law
6 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.23%) Java EE
2 11 (16.92%) JSON
2 11 (16.92%) HTML
3 10 (15.38%) Django
3 10 (15.38%) HTML5
3 10 (15.38%) Spring
4 9 (13.85%) RESTful
5 3 (4.62%) SOAP
6 2 (3.08%) J2EE
6 2 (3.08%) Middleware
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.54%) Apache CXF
7 1 (1.54%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.54%) jQuery
7 1 (1.54%) JPA
7 1 (1.54%) CSS
7 1 (1.54%) .NET
7 1 (1.54%) Web Services
7 1 (1.54%) XML
7 1 (1.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (44.62%) Open Source
2 3 (4.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (4.62%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.62%) VSAM
2 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Clustering
3 2 (3.08%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.54%) Life Science
4 1 (1.54%) Replication
4 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (6.15%) Solaris
3 2 (3.08%) UNIX
3 2 (3.08%) Windows
3 2 (3.08%) AIX
4 1 (1.54%) HPUX
4 1 (1.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (38.46%) TOGAF
3 20 (30.77%) Scrum
4 9 (13.85%) Mentoring
5 8 (12.31%) Migration
6 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.15%) SOA
8 4 (6.15%) Data Migration
8 4 (6.15%) Validation
9 3 (4.62%) Data Governance
9 3 (4.62%) Web Development
9 3 (4.62%) ETL
10 2 (3.08%) Data Management
10 2 (3.08%) Supply Chain Management
10 2 (3.08%) Analytics
10 2 (3.08%) Master Data Management
10 2 (3.08%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (3.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (3.08%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 34 (52.31%) Java
2 10 (15.38%) Python
3 9 (13.85%) Ruby
3 9 (13.85%) Scala
4 2 (3.08%) COBOL
5 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (13.85%) Puppet
3 1 (1.54%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.54%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) Oracle
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.08%) HP
3 2 (3.08%) CA
3 2 (3.08%) IBM
4 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.54%) SAP
4 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.54%) VMware
4 1 (1.54%) ForgeRock
4 1 (1.54%) Dell
4 1 (1.54%) EMC
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