The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 99 52 79
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 28 102 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.17% 3.31% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 3.51% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 61 28
Median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £405 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £628
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 - £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.30%
Solutions Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2290 2904 2526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.34% 94.22% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1479 1899 1580
Median daily rate £385 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 153 144
Median hourly rate £14.57 £15.00 £12.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.90% +19.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £45.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
West Yorkshire -26 26 £532 +12.00% 9
North Yorkshire 0 1 - -
South Yorkshire -19 1 £425 - 1
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Yorkshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 26 (27.37%) Finance
2 22 (23.16%) Enterprise Architecture
3 20 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (18.95%) SQL
5 16 (16.84%) Oracle
5 16 (16.84%) Banking
6 15 (15.79%) Retail
6 15 (15.79%) Java
6 15 (15.79%) Linux
7 14 (14.74%) SQL Server
7 14 (14.74%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (13.68%) SOA
9 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
9 12 (12.63%) Windows
9 12 (12.63%) CRM
9 12 (12.63%) Middleware
9 12 (12.63%) VMware
10 11 (11.58%) TOGAF
11 10 (10.53%) Mainframe
11 10 (10.53%) Solaris
11 10 (10.53%) Web Services
11 10 (10.53%) JavaScript
11 10 (10.53%) Intel
11 10 (10.53%) Software Architecture
11 10 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (9.47%) Scrum
12 9 (9.47%) Dynamics CRM
13 8 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (8.42%) PaaS

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 7 (7.37%) Apache
2 6 (6.32%) CICS
2 6 (6.32%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (4.21%) Confluence
3 4 (4.21%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.16%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (3.16%) IIS
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (3.16%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.11%) CMS
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.05%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (9.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.42%) PaaS
3 4 (4.21%) Office 365
4 3 (3.16%) CloudBees
4 3 (3.16%) GitHub
4 3 (3.16%) IaaS
4 3 (3.16%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.05%) SaaS
6 1 (1.05%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) Extranet
1 6 (6.32%) Intranet
1 6 (6.32%) SAN
1 6 (6.32%) WAN
2 5 (5.26%) HTTP
2 5 (5.26%) LAN
2 5 (5.26%) Multicast
3 4 (4.21%) FCoE
3 4 (4.21%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (4.21%) iSCSI
3 4 (4.21%) NAS
4 3 (3.16%) AMQP
4 3 (3.16%) Internet
4 3 (3.16%) Network Security
5 1 (1.05%) DNS
5 1 (1.05%) LDAP
5 1 (1.05%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (1.05%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.32%) DB2
3 6 (6.32%) OLAP
3 6 (6.32%) OLTP
4 5 (5.26%) MySQL
5 4 (4.21%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.16%) HBase
6 3 (3.16%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.11%) Informix
7 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.05%) Big Data
8 1 (1.05%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.05%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (1.05%) Redis
8 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.21%) JIRA
2 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.16%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.05%) JMeter
3 1 (1.05%) Selenium
General
1 26 (27.37%) Finance
2 16 (16.84%) Banking
3 15 (15.79%) Retail
4 2 (2.11%) Back Office
4 2 (2.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Advertising
5 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.05%) Games
5 1 (1.05%) iGaming
5 1 (1.05%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.05%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.63%) Middleware
2 10 (10.53%) Web Services
3 7 (7.37%) HTML
3 7 (7.37%) XML
4 6 (6.32%) REST
4 6 (6.32%) Spring
4 6 (6.32%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (5.26%) JSON
6 4 (4.21%) SOAP
7 3 (3.16%) Kafka
7 3 (3.16%) LAMP
7 3 (3.16%) Rendezvous
7 3 (3.16%) RESTful
7 3 (3.16%) Spring Boot
7 3 (3.16%) XSLT
8 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.11%) CSS
8 2 (2.11%) HTML5
8 2 (2.11%) Node.js
8 2 (2.11%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Mainframe
2 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.32%) Replication
4 5 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.21%) Social Media
5 4 (4.21%) User Experience
6 3 (3.16%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.11%) Clustering
7 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.11%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.11%) RIA
7 2 (2.11%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.05%) CESG
8 1 (1.05%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.05%) Fintech
8 1 (1.05%) FMCG
8 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.05%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.79%) Linux
2 12 (12.63%) Windows
3 10 (10.53%) Solaris
4 7 (7.37%) AIX
5 6 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.32%) SUSE
5 6 (6.32%) zOS
6 1 (1.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.16%) Enterprise Architecture
2 20 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (13.68%) SOA
3 13 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (12.63%) CRM
5 11 (11.58%) TOGAF
6 10 (10.53%) Software Architecture
7 9 (9.47%) Scrum
8 8 (8.42%) Software Delivery
9 7 (7.37%) Data Management
9 7 (7.37%) Master Data Management
9 7 (7.37%) Microservices
10 6 (6.32%) B2B
10 6 (6.32%) B2C
10 6 (6.32%) Business Continuity
10 6 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.32%) Feasibility Study
11 5 (5.26%) Business Transformation
11 5 (5.26%) DevOps
11 5 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.95%) SQL
2 15 (15.79%) Java
3 10 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.21%) PHP
5 2 (2.11%) C#
5 2 (2.11%) Ruby
5 2 (2.11%) Scala
6 1 (1.05%) COBOL
6 1 (1.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.05%) CISSP
3 1 (1.05%) CLAS
3 1 (1.05%) Degree
3 1 (1.05%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) GCP
1 2 (2.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.21%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.21%) KVM
2 4 (4.21%) NFS
2 4 (4.21%) SRDF
2 4 (4.21%) Xen
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.05%) Docker
4 1 (1.05%) NDS
4 1 (1.05%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Nagios
1 1 (1.05%) OpenAM
1 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (16.84%) Oracle
2 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.63%) VMware
3 10 (10.53%) Intel
4 6 (6.32%) Cisco
4 6 (6.32%) Cognos
5 5 (5.26%) IBM
5 5 (5.26%) JDA
5 5 (5.26%) NetApp
6 4 (4.21%) EMC
6 4 (4.21%) Sybase
7 3 (3.16%) DataSynapse
7 3 (3.16%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.11%) Google
8 2 (2.11%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.05%) CA
9 1 (1.05%) HP
9 1 (1.05%) Novell
9 1 (1.05%) Splunk
9 1 (1.05%) Sun
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