The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Solution Architect
UK
Rank 539 572 580
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 55 57 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 35 29
Median daily rate £550 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £497 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £658 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £600 £588
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.12%
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
42966 49399 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28025 31812 30247
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 1562 1656 1895
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 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Senior Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Solutions Architect in the job title.

Senior Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Senior Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect within the UK.

Senior Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Solutions Architect
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 +55 53 £550 -7.36% 3
London +42 28 £550 -15.38% 1
Yorkshire +24 9 £550 -10.20%
West Yorkshire +24 9 £550 -10.20%
City of London - 9 £615 -
South East +25 6 £625 +3.22%
West Midlands +5 6 £550 -4.34% 2
North West +20 3 £501 -12.95%
Birmingham +3 3 £550 -2.22%
Bradford - 3 - -
Scotland +20 2 - -
Gatwick -7 2 £500 -
West Sussex -10 2 £500 -
Lytham St Annes - 2 £501 -
Lancashire - 2 £501 -
Hampshire +10 1 - -
Leeds +1 1 £600 -2.04%
Glasgow -4 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £575 -
Shropshire - 1 £538 - 2
Berkshire - 1 £625 -
Telford - 1 £538 - 2
Reading - 1 £625 -
Liverpool - 1 £575 -
Coventry - 1 £600 -

Senior Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Senior Solutions 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 Senior Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 30 (31.91%) Finance
2 20 (21.28%) .NET
3 19 (20.21%) SOA
3 19 (20.21%) Banking
4 16 (17.02%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (17.02%) Java
5 15 (15.96%) E-Commerce
5 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
5 15 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (14.89%) Retail
6 14 (14.89%) CRM
6 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
7 11 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (11.70%) Data Architecture
8 8 (8.51%) Data Integration
8 8 (8.51%) Analytics
8 8 (8.51%) ETL
9 7 (7.45%) Internet
9 7 (7.45%) IIS
9 7 (7.45%) Visual Studio
9 7 (7.45%) MS Excel
9 7 (7.45%) Firewall
9 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (7.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (7.45%) TOGAF
9 7 (7.45%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (7.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (7.45%) Prototyping
9 7 (7.45%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 6 (6.38%) hybris

Senior Solutions 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 16 (17.02%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (7.45%) IIS
3 6 (6.38%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.13%) Confluence
5 2 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.06%) SAS
6 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (7.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.13%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.06%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.19%) SaaS
3 2 (2.13%) GitHub
3 2 (2.13%) IaaS
3 2 (2.13%) PaaS
4 1 (1.06%) Force.com
4 1 (1.06%) G Suite
4 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) Firewall
1 7 (7.45%) Internet
2 2 (2.13%) Network Security
3 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 7 (7.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (7.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.06%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.06%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (1.06%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (1.06%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (1.06%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.13%) JIRA
2 2 (2.13%) Maven
3 1 (1.06%) Ant
3 1 (1.06%) CA Gen
3 1 (1.06%) Rational Rose
General
1 30 (31.91%) Finance
2 19 (20.21%) Banking
3 14 (14.89%) Retail
4 5 (5.32%) Marketing
5 2 (2.13%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.06%) Automotive
6 1 (1.06%) Back Office
6 1 (1.06%) Billing
6 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.06%) Front Office
6 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.28%) .NET
2 6 (6.38%) J2EE
2 6 (6.38%) Middleware
3 5 (5.32%) Web Services
4 3 (3.19%) SAP PI
5 2 (2.13%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (2.13%) REST
5 2 (2.13%) SOAP
5 2 (2.13%) Spring
5 2 (2.13%) Visualforce
6 1 (1.06%) HTML
6 1 (1.06%) HTML5
6 1 (1.06%) JAX-RS
6 1 (1.06%) Mason
6 1 (1.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (5.32%) Social Media
2 4 (4.26%) Digital Media
2 4 (4.26%) Market Risk
2 4 (4.26%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.19%) SCADA
4 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.13%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.13%) Life Science
4 2 (2.13%) LIMS
4 2 (2.13%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.06%) CESG
5 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.06%) FMCG
5 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.06%) NHS
5 1 (1.06%) RIA
5 1 (1.06%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.19%) Windows
2 2 (2.13%) CentOS
2 2 (2.13%) Linux
3 1 (1.06%) Android
3 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.06%) Unix
3 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.21%) SOA
2 15 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (15.96%) E-Commerce
3 14 (14.89%) CRM
4 11 (11.70%) Data Architecture
4 11 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (8.51%) Analytics
5 8 (8.51%) Data Integration
5 8 (8.51%) ETL
6 7 (7.45%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 7 (7.45%) Prototyping
6 7 (7.45%) TOGAF
7 6 (6.38%) UML
8 5 (5.32%) Business Analysis
8 5 (5.32%) Information Management
8 5 (5.32%) Risk Management
8 5 (5.32%) Waterfall
9 4 (4.26%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (4.26%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.02%) Java
2 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.13%) Apex Code
3 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.13%) Python
3 2 (2.13%) Ruby
3 2 (2.13%) SQL
4 1 (1.06%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.06%) C#
4 1 (1.06%) COBOL
4 1 (1.06%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.06%) PHP
4 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.06%) SOQL
4 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.19%) CISSP
3 2 (2.13%) Degree
3 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.06%) CISA
4 1 (1.06%) CISM
4 1 (1.06%) CITP
4 1 (1.06%) IISP
4 1 (1.06%) ISSAP
4 1 (1.06%) MBCS
4 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) MOM
2 2 (2.13%) Ansible
2 2 (2.13%) Puppet
2 2 (2.13%) Terraform
3 1 (1.06%) QRadar
Vendors
1 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.38%) hybris
3 5 (5.32%) Pega
3 5 (5.32%) SAP
4 4 (4.26%) IBM
4 4 (4.26%) Oracle
5 3 (3.19%) Guidewire
5 3 (3.19%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.06%) Adobe
7 1 (1.06%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.06%) Cognos
7 1 (1.06%) Informatica
7 1 (1.06%) Splunk
7 1 (1.06%) Trend Micro
7 1 (1.06%) webMethods
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