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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Solution Architect
Rank 581 582 541
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 52 28 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.050% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.054% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 29
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£565 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £550 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £718 £648 £710
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £631 £500
% change year-on-year
-20.79% +26.25%
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
54235 51432 48394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.81% 92.07% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34663 31190 28805
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1992 1996 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

Lead Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Lead Solutions Architect
Top 17 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 4 September 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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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 +20 52 £565 -1.73% 5
London +15 32 £600 +4.34% 3
City of London +15 10 £565 -1.73% 1
North East - 8 £475 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £475 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £475 -
South East -20 5 £644 -19.53% 1
West Yorkshire -23 5 £500 -
Yorkshire -24 5 £500 -
Hampshire 0 2 £400 -50.00%
Berkshire - 2 £644 -
Leeds -28 1 £500 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £400 -
Bradford - 1 £425 -
North West - 1 - -

Lead Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 37 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (34.15%) SOA
3 24 (29.27%) Java
4 23 (28.05%) E-Commerce
5 22 (26.83%) Finance
6 17 (20.73%) Banking
6 17 (20.73%) RESTful
7 16 (19.51%) HTML5
7 16 (19.51%) MongoDB
7 16 (19.51%) HTML
8 15 (18.29%) Scrum
9 14 (17.07%) Ruby
9 14 (17.07%) SQL
9 14 (17.07%) Web Services
10 13 (15.85%) TDD
10 13 (15.85%) MVC
11 11 (13.41%) UNIX
11 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
12 10 (12.20%) Internet
12 10 (12.20%) XHTML
12 10 (12.20%) CSS
12 10 (12.20%) J2EE
12 10 (12.20%) MySQL
12 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
12 10 (12.20%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (12.20%) Clojure
12 10 (12.20%) DevOps
12 10 (12.20%) Functional Programming
13 9 (10.98%) Business Analysis
13 9 (10.98%) JSON

Lead Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (7.32%) Confluence
2 4 (4.88%) IIS
3 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.22%) Node.js
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.22%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Office
1 2 (2.44%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Magento
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) SaaS
2 2 (2.44%) PaaS
2 2 (2.44%) IaaS
3 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.20%) Internet
2 3 (3.66%) Extranet
2 3 (3.66%) Intranet
3 1 (1.22%) LDAP
3 1 (1.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.51%) MongoDB
2 10 (12.20%) MySQL
3 7 (8.54%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.32%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.66%) OLAP
7 3 (3.66%) OLTP
8 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.22%) QlikView
9 1 (1.22%) KDB
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.22%) SAP HANA
9 1 (1.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Selenium
2 7 (8.54%) Cucumber
2 7 (8.54%) JIRA
3 6 (7.32%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.44%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.44%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.22%) Gradle
6 1 (1.22%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.22%) JUnit
6 1 (1.22%) Subversion
6 1 (1.22%) Mockito
6 1 (1.22%) Grunt
6 1 (1.22%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.22%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.22%) Flyway
General
1 22 (26.83%) Finance
2 17 (20.73%) Banking
3 3 (3.66%) Retail
3 3 (3.66%) Marketing
4 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.44%) Front Office
5 1 (1.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Advertising
5 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.73%) RESTful
2 16 (19.51%) HTML5
2 16 (19.51%) HTML
3 14 (17.07%) Web Services
4 10 (12.20%) CSS
4 10 (12.20%) J2EE
4 10 (12.20%) XHTML
4 10 (12.20%) KnockoutJS
5 9 (10.98%) JSON
6 8 (9.76%) Spring
7 7 (8.54%) .NET
8 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET
8 6 (7.32%) Django
8 6 (7.32%) Play Framework
9 4 (4.88%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.44%) REST
10 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.44%) SOAP
10 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.10%) Social Media
2 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.44%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.22%) FMCG
4 1 (1.22%) iPad
4 1 (1.22%) User Experience
4 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.22%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.22%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.22%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.22%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.41%) UNIX
2 7 (8.54%) Linux
3 1 (1.22%) AIX
3 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (34.15%) SOA
3 23 (28.05%) E-Commerce
4 15 (18.29%) Scrum
5 13 (15.85%) TDD
5 13 (15.85%) MVC
6 10 (12.20%) DevOps
6 10 (12.20%) Functional Programming
7 9 (10.98%) Business Analysis
8 7 (8.54%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (8.54%) Software Architecture
9 6 (7.32%) Open Source
10 5 (6.10%) Microservices
10 5 (6.10%) TOGAF
10 5 (6.10%) B2C
11 4 (4.88%) Asset Management
11 4 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.88%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.88%) Software Deployment
12 3 (3.66%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.27%) Java
2 14 (17.07%) SQL
2 14 (17.07%) Ruby
3 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.20%) Clojure
4 8 (9.76%) C#
5 6 (7.32%) Scala
5 6 (7.32%) Python
6 4 (4.88%) VB6
6 4 (4.88%) VB
6 4 (4.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) IAG
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Puppet
1 6 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) hybris
3 5 (6.10%) SAP
4 4 (4.88%) Oracle
5 3 (3.66%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.44%) Siebel
6 2 (2.44%) IBM
6 2 (2.44%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.22%) ATG
7 1 (1.22%) Actimize
7 1 (1.22%) Pega
7 1 (1.22%) HP
7 1 (1.22%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.22%) Demandware
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