The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 88 51 75
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 20 43 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.09% 3.18% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 3.36% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 13
Average daily rate £438 £475 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +7.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £533 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £61.00 -
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1708 1280 1689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.23% 94.74% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1105 636 873
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 78 76
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £34.00 £24.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Solutions Architect
Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 16 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -27 12 £444 -6.57% 7
Bradford -8 3 £275 -41.79%
Halifax - 2 £550 - 1
Huddersfield - - - -
Bingley - - - -
Solutions Architect
Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited 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 Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 9 (25.00%) Oracle
1 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 7 (19.44%) SOA
3 7 (19.44%) Web Services
3 7 (19.44%) XML
3 7 (19.44%) MS Visio
3 7 (19.44%) EAI
3 7 (19.44%) Finance
4 6 (16.67%) Workflow
4 6 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (16.67%) MS Office
4 6 (16.67%) Siebel
4 6 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (16.67%) Data Quality
4 6 (16.67%) Oracle EDQ
5 5 (13.89%) CRM
5 5 (13.89%) Migration
6 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.11%) Change Management
6 4 (11.11%) Remedy
6 4 (11.11%) Project Management
6 4 (11.11%) ITIL
6 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (11.11%) Content Management
6 4 (11.11%) Retail
7 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (8.33%) Use Case

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited 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 Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (19.44%) MS Visio
3 6 (16.67%) MS Office
3 6 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.78%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.78%) DB2
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Web Services
1 7 (19.44%) XML
2 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) J2EE
2 2 (5.56%) Itk
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.78%) XSD
3 1 (2.78%) XSLT
3 1 (2.78%) Middleware
3 1 (2.78%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) NHS
1 2 (5.56%) IVR
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (2.78%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 7 (19.44%) SOA
2 7 (19.44%) EAI
3 6 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (16.67%) Workflow
4 5 (13.89%) CRM
4 5 (13.89%) Migration
5 4 (11.11%) Content Management
5 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (11.11%) Project Management
5 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 4 (11.11%) Change Management
5 4 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (8.33%) ETL
6 3 (8.33%) Service Management
6 3 (8.33%) Use Case
6 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) Java
1 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
1 2 (5.56%) VBScript
1 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) CCNA
1 1 (2.78%) CISSP
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.78%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.78%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (16.67%) Siebel
3 4 (11.11%) Remedy
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Becrypt
5 1 (2.78%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Informatica
5 1 (2.78%) Casewise
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
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