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 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 59 69 82
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 40 41 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.73% 2.15% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 2.24% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 16
Median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £425 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £620 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £523
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £61.25 £49.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.73%

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
1411 1833 1618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.18% 96.27% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 905 1245 1070
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 65 74
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 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
Leeds -4 20 £588 +6.81% 4
Bradford +15 12 £575 +4.54% 3
Halifax - 1 £550 -
Wakefield - 1 £400 -
Solutions Architect
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 21 (33.33%) Finance
2 20 (31.75%) SOA
2 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (30.16%) Retail
4 16 (25.40%) Java
5 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
6 9 (14.29%) Banking
6 9 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (12.70%) Scrum
7 8 (12.70%) SQL
7 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
7 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
8 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (11.11%) Linux
8 7 (11.11%) Spring
8 7 (11.11%) Node.js
9 6 (9.52%) Waterfall
9 6 (9.52%) Docker
9 6 (9.52%) DevOps
9 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (9.52%) Microservices
9 6 (9.52%) Apache
9 6 (9.52%) Cognos
9 6 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (9.52%) MySQL
9 6 (9.52%) PHP
9 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (7.94%) Mainframe
10 5 (7.94%) Web Services

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 6 (9.52%) Apache
2 3 (4.76%) CMS
2 3 (4.76%) Confluence
3 2 (3.17%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.76%) SAP HCM
2 3 (4.76%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.17%) CloudBees
3 2 (3.17%) GitHub
3 2 (3.17%) IaaS
3 2 (3.17%) OpenShift
3 2 (3.17%) PaaS
4 1 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.59%) G Suite
4 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) AMQP
1 4 (6.35%) Internet
1 4 (6.35%) Network Security
2 3 (4.76%) Extranet
2 3 (4.76%) Intranet
3 2 (3.17%) HTTP
3 2 (3.17%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.59%) DNS
4 1 (1.59%) Firewall
4 1 (1.59%) LDAP
4 1 (1.59%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.59%) SAN
4 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.59%) VPN
4 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (9.52%) MySQL
3 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.76%) OLAP
4 3 (4.76%) OLTP
4 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.17%) Informix
5 2 (3.17%) Redis
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.76%) JIRA
3 2 (3.17%) JMeter
3 2 (3.17%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.59%) Maven
4 1 (1.59%) Selenium
General
1 21 (33.33%) Finance
2 19 (30.16%) Retail
3 9 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Games
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) iGaming
5 1 (1.59%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) Node.js
1 7 (11.11%) Spring
2 5 (7.94%) Web Services
2 5 (7.94%) XML
3 4 (6.35%) Dropwizard
3 4 (6.35%) JSON
3 4 (6.35%) Kafka
3 4 (6.35%) LAMP
3 4 (6.35%) Swagger
4 3 (4.76%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.76%) HTML
4 3 (4.76%) Middleware
4 3 (4.76%) REST
4 3 (4.76%) RESTful
4 3 (4.76%) SOAP
5 2 (3.17%) Django
5 2 (3.17%) HTML5
5 2 (3.17%) J2EE
5 2 (3.17%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (3.17%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.35%) Virtual Team
4 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.76%) User Experience
5 2 (3.17%) Clustering
5 2 (3.17%) FMCG
5 2 (3.17%) RIA
6 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.59%) Fintech
6 1 (1.59%) NHS
6 1 (1.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (1.59%) AIX
2 1 (1.59%) Unix
2 1 (1.59%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (31.75%) SOA
2 9 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (12.70%) Scrum
4 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.52%) DevOps
5 6 (9.52%) Microservices
5 6 (9.52%) Waterfall
6 4 (6.35%) Business Transformation
6 4 (6.35%) CRM
6 4 (6.35%) Data Management
6 4 (6.35%) Data Modelling
6 4 (6.35%) Open Source
6 4 (6.35%) Project Management
6 4 (6.35%) Software Architecture
6 4 (6.35%) Supplier Management
6 4 (6.35%) TOGAF
6 4 (6.35%) UML
6 4 (6.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) Java
2 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.70%) SQL
4 6 (9.52%) PHP
5 2 (3.17%) Ruby
5 2 (3.17%) Scala
6 1 (1.59%) C
6 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) IFRS
1 5 (7.94%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) NDS
2 1 (1.59%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Nagios
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.59%) OpenAM
2 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.52%) Cognos
3 3 (4.76%) SAP
4 2 (3.17%) Splunk
5 1 (1.59%) CA
5 1 (1.59%) IBM
5 1 (1.59%) Novell
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle
5 1 (1.59%) Sun
5 1 (1.59%) Sybase
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