The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 91 97 70
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 32 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.69% 1.44% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.50% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 12
Median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £430 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £537 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.75 £52.25
% change year-on-year
+8.37% -2.87%
Solutions Architect
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1830 2195 1565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.57% 96.06% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1178 1473 939
Median daily rate £380 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 97 77
Median hourly rate £12.25 £13.00 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £21.53 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Yorkshire region that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solutions Architect across the West Yorkshire region.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Leeds +9 21 £500 - 1
Bradford +12 5 £550 +25.71%
Solutions Architect
Yorkshire

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 across the West Yorkshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 24 (24.49%) SOA
2 22 (22.45%) Finance
3 20 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (19.39%) Retail
4 19 (19.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (19.39%) Enterprise Architecture
5 17 (17.35%) .NET
6 15 (15.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (15.31%) Mobile App
7 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 13 (13.27%) HTML
8 13 (13.27%) Java
8 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
8 13 (13.27%) Xamarin
8 13 (13.27%) Apple iOS
8 13 (13.27%) Android
9 12 (12.24%) CRM
9 12 (12.24%) Banking
9 12 (12.24%) MVC
10 11 (11.22%) TOGAF
10 11 (11.22%) WCF
10 11 (11.22%) HTML5
11 10 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM
11 10 (10.20%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (10.20%) MS Excel
12 9 (9.18%) Web Services
12 9 (9.18%) Spring
12 9 (9.18%) Software Architecture
12 9 (9.18%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (8.16%) RESTful

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 5 (5.10%) Joomla!
2 2 (2.04%) Confluence
3 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.02%) CICS
3 1 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.02%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 10 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.10%) MS Office
3 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) Aligne
2 1 (1.02%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (9.18%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.08%) Office 365
4 3 (3.06%) PaaS
5 2 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.02%) CloudBees
6 1 (1.02%) GitHub
6 1 (1.02%) IaaS
6 1 (1.02%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.02%) SaaS
6 1 (1.02%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) Extranet
1 6 (6.12%) Intranet
2 1 (1.02%) DNS
2 1 (1.02%) LDAP
2 1 (1.02%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.02%) SAN
2 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.02%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.12%) OLAP
2 6 (6.12%) OLTP
3 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.02%) DB2
3 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.02%) MySQL
3 1 (1.02%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.04%) JIRA
1 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.02%) Selenium
2 1 (1.02%) SonarQube
General
1 22 (22.45%) Finance
2 19 (19.39%) Retail
3 12 (12.24%) Banking
4 3 (3.06%) Marketing
5 2 (2.04%) Back Office
6 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Publishing
6 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.35%) .NET
2 13 (13.27%) HTML
3 11 (11.22%) HTML5
3 11 (11.22%) WCF
4 9 (9.18%) Spring
4 9 (9.18%) Web Services
5 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET
5 8 (8.16%) RESTful
6 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (5.10%) REST
7 5 (5.10%) Xamarin.iOS
8 4 (4.08%) Middleware
9 2 (2.04%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.04%) JSON
9 2 (2.04%) SOAP
10 1 (1.02%) CSS
10 1 (1.02%) OpenID
10 1 (1.02%) SPML
10 1 (1.02%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (1.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.16%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.08%) Social Media
3 4 (4.08%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.04%) iPhone
4 2 (2.04%) User Experience
5 1 (1.02%) CESG
5 1 (1.02%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.02%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.02%) FMCG
5 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.02%) Replication
5 1 (1.02%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.27%) Android
1 13 (13.27%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.04%) AIX
2 2 (2.04%) Linux
2 2 (2.04%) Windows
3 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.02%) Solaris
3 1 (1.02%) SUSE
3 1 (1.02%) Unix
3 1 (1.02%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.49%) SOA
2 20 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (19.39%) Enterprise Architecture
3 19 (19.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (12.24%) CRM
4 12 (12.24%) MVC
5 11 (11.22%) TOGAF
6 10 (10.20%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (9.18%) Software Architecture
8 6 (6.12%) API Design
8 6 (6.12%) B2B
8 6 (6.12%) B2C
8 6 (6.12%) Business Continuity
8 6 (6.12%) Data Management
8 6 (6.12%) Data Mapping
8 6 (6.12%) Master Data Management
8 6 (6.12%) Open Source
8 6 (6.12%) Scrum
8 6 (6.12%) Software Delivery
9 5 (5.10%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.27%) Java
2 6 (6.12%) PHP
3 4 (4.08%) C#
4 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.02%) Python
4 1 (1.02%) Ruby
4 1 (1.02%) Scala
4 1 (1.02%) SQL
4 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.02%) CISSP
2 1 (1.02%) CLAS
2 1 (1.02%) Degree
2 1 (1.02%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) GCP
1 2 (2.04%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) NDS
1 1 (1.02%) NetIQ eDirectory
1 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) OpenAM
1 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.27%) Xamarin
3 7 (7.14%) JDA
4 5 (5.10%) Oracle
5 2 (2.04%) VMware
6 1 (1.02%) CA
6 1 (1.02%) IBM
6 1 (1.02%) Intel
6 1 (1.02%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.02%) NCR
6 1 (1.02%) NetApp
6 1 (1.02%) Novell
6 1 (1.02%) Retalix
6 1 (1.02%) Sun
6 1 (1.02%) Sybase