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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 74 106 93
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 76 44 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.63% 1.39% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.72% 1.46% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 29 8
Median daily rate £533 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.10% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £423 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £527 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £490
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.83 £59.50 £43.98
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +35.30%
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
2797 3018 2258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.68% 95.42% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1826 2035 1360
Median daily rate £380 £351 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.26% +3.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 151 121
Median hourly rate £13.28 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.43 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £38.40 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +30 57 £550 +12.82% 9
South Yorkshire +8 17 £525 - 3
North Yorkshire -6 1 £675 +42.10%
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 62 (34.07%) Finance
2 52 (28.57%) SOA
3 44 (24.18%) Banking
4 39 (21.43%) TOGAF
5 33 (18.13%) .NET
6 30 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 26 (14.29%) Oracle
9 25 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (12.64%) MVC
10 23 (12.64%) Java
10 23 (12.64%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (12.64%) CRM
10 23 (12.64%) Content Management
11 22 (12.09%) MS Excel
11 22 (12.09%) Retail
12 21 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
13 18 (9.89%) Technical Architecture
14 17 (9.34%) Microsoft Azure
14 17 (9.34%) SQL Server
15 16 (8.79%) SQL
15 16 (8.79%) C#
15 16 (8.79%) HTML
15 16 (8.79%) Windows
15 16 (8.79%) Dynamics CRM
15 16 (8.79%) Mobile App
16 15 (8.24%) VMware
17 14 (7.69%) Solaris
17 14 (7.69%) Linux
17 14 (7.69%) Intel

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 9 (4.95%) CICS
1 9 (4.95%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (2.75%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (2.75%) Joomla!
2 5 (2.75%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (2.20%) Apache
3 4 (2.20%) IIS
3 4 (2.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (2.20%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.20%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.65%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.55%) Confluence
5 1 (0.55%) SAS
5 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (12.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (8.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.55%) Aligne
3 1 (0.55%) Maximo
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.55%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.95%) PaaS
4 5 (2.75%) Office 365
4 5 (2.75%) SaaS
5 4 (2.20%) IaaS
6 2 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.55%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.55%) GitHub
7 1 (0.55%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.55%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.30%) Extranet
1 6 (3.30%) Intranet
1 6 (3.30%) LAN
1 6 (3.30%) Multicast
1 6 (3.30%) WAN
2 5 (2.75%) FCoE
2 5 (2.75%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (2.75%) iSCSI
2 5 (2.75%) NAS
2 5 (2.75%) SAN
3 4 (2.20%) HTTP
4 1 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.55%) Firewall
4 1 (0.55%) Internet
4 1 (0.55%) Skype
4 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.34%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.49%) DB2
3 6 (3.30%) OLAP
3 6 (3.30%) OLTP
4 5 (2.75%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.20%) HBase
6 3 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.55%) Big Data
8 1 (0.55%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.55%) MySQL
8 1 (0.55%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.55%) Redis
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.55%) JIRA
2 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.55%) SonarQube
General
1 62 (34.07%) Finance
2 44 (24.18%) Banking
3 22 (12.09%) Retail
4 6 (3.30%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.20%) Marketing
5 4 (2.20%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.10%) Back Office
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
7 1 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.55%) Games
7 1 (0.55%) Legal
7 1 (0.55%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.55%) Publishing
7 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (18.13%) .NET
2 16 (8.79%) HTML
3 13 (7.14%) Middleware
3 13 (7.14%) Web Services
4 11 (6.04%) HTML5
4 11 (6.04%) WCF
5 9 (4.95%) Spring
5 9 (4.95%) WebSphere MQ
6 8 (4.40%) ASP.NET
6 8 (4.40%) RESTful
7 6 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (3.30%) REST
8 5 (2.75%) .NET Framework
8 5 (2.75%) Xamarin.iOS
9 4 (2.20%) Rendezvous
9 4 (2.20%) XML
9 4 (2.20%) XSLT
10 2 (1.10%) CSS
10 2 (1.10%) J2EE
10 2 (1.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.79%) Mobile App
2 12 (6.59%) Mainframe
3 9 (4.95%) Replication
4 4 (2.20%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.20%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.65%) Social Media
6 2 (1.10%) iPhone
6 2 (1.10%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.10%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.55%) CESG
7 1 (0.55%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.55%) FMCG
7 1 (0.55%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.55%) User Experience
7 1 (0.55%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.79%) Windows
2 14 (7.69%) Linux
2 14 (7.69%) Solaris
3 13 (7.14%) Android
3 13 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 10 (5.49%) AIX
4 10 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (5.49%) SUSE
4 10 (5.49%) zOS
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (28.57%) SOA
2 39 (21.43%) TOGAF
3 30 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (12.64%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (12.64%) Content Management
5 23 (12.64%) CRM
5 23 (12.64%) MVC
6 21 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
7 18 (9.89%) Technical Architecture
8 12 (6.59%) SDLC
9 9 (4.95%) Feasibility Study
10 8 (4.40%) Mentoring
10 8 (4.40%) Open Source
11 7 (3.85%) B2B
11 7 (3.85%) Data Management
11 7 (3.85%) Data Mapping
11 7 (3.85%) Master Data Management
11 7 (3.85%) Project Management
11 7 (3.85%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.64%) Java
2 16 (8.79%) C#
2 16 (8.79%) SQL
3 7 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.30%) PHP
5 1 (0.55%) C
5 1 (0.55%) COBOL
5 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (2.20%) Degree
1 4 (2.20%) SC Cleared
1 4 (2.20%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.55%) CISSP
2 1 (0.55%) CLAS
2 1 (0.55%) ISEB
2 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.55%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.10%) GCP
1 2 (1.10%) SLA
2 1 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.75%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.75%) KVM
2 5 (2.75%) NFS
2 5 (2.75%) SRDF
2 5 (2.75%) Xen
3 4 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 28 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 26 (14.29%) Oracle
3 15 (8.24%) VMware
4 14 (7.69%) Intel
5 13 (7.14%) Xamarin
6 8 (4.40%) Cisco
7 7 (3.85%) JDA
8 6 (3.30%) NetApp
9 5 (2.75%) EMC
9 5 (2.75%) IBM
10 4 (2.20%) DataSynapse
10 4 (2.20%) MuleSoft
10 4 (2.20%) Sybase
10 4 (2.20%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.10%) Google
12 1 (0.55%) BT
12 1 (0.55%) Hortonworks
12 1 (0.55%) Juniper
12 1 (0.55%) NCR
12 1 (0.55%) Retalix
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