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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
England / Yorkshire
Rank 78 75 84
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 46 67 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.13% 2.36% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 2.48% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 37 29
Median daily rate £550 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £420 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £575 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +92.30%

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
2082 2704 2351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.34% 95.04% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1351 1731 1560
Median daily rate £375 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 116 121
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.75 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 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
West Yorkshire +7 38 £550 +4.76% 11
South Yorkshire -6 5 £425 - 1
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Yorkshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 29 (32.58%) Finance
2 20 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.47%) Retail
3 19 (21.35%) Java
3 19 (21.35%) SOA
4 14 (15.73%) SQL
4 14 (15.73%) Banking
4 14 (15.73%) Enterprise Architecture
5 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (14.61%) Linux
6 12 (13.48%) JavaScript
6 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
6 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
7 10 (11.24%) Windows
8 9 (10.11%) Scrum
8 9 (10.11%) Middleware
9 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (8.99%) Microservices
9 8 (8.99%) Mainframe
9 8 (8.99%) Spring
9 8 (8.99%) VMware
9 8 (8.99%) Oracle
10 7 (7.87%) Apache
10 7 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (7.87%) Software Architecture
11 6 (6.74%) Waterfall
11 6 (6.74%) PaaS
11 6 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (7.87%) Apache
2 5 (5.62%) CICS
2 5 (5.62%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (3.37%) CMS
3 3 (3.37%) Confluence
3 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.25%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.12%) IIS
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.12%) SAS
5 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.37%) SAP HCM
2 3 (3.37%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.74%) PaaS
4 2 (2.25%) CloudBees
4 2 (2.25%) GitHub
4 2 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.25%) IaaS
4 2 (2.25%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.12%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) AMQP
1 4 (4.49%) Internet
1 4 (4.49%) Network Security
2 3 (3.37%) Extranet
2 3 (3.37%) HTTP
2 3 (3.37%) Intranet
2 3 (3.37%) SAN
3 2 (2.25%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (2.25%) WAN
4 1 (1.12%) DNS
4 1 (1.12%) FCoE
4 1 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.12%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.12%) LAN
4 1 (1.12%) LDAP
4 1 (1.12%) Multicast
4 1 (1.12%) NAS
4 1 (1.12%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.74%) MySQL
4 5 (5.62%) DB2
5 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.37%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.37%) OLAP
6 3 (3.37%) OLTP
6 3 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.25%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.25%) Informix
7 2 (2.25%) Redis
8 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.12%) Big Data
8 1 (1.12%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.12%) HBase
8 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.37%) JIRA
3 2 (2.25%) JMeter
3 2 (2.25%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.12%) Maven
4 1 (1.12%) Selenium
General
1 29 (32.58%) Finance
2 20 (22.47%) Retail
3 14 (15.73%) Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Games
5 1 (1.12%) Advertising
5 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.12%) iGaming
5 1 (1.12%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.12%) Publishing
5 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.11%) Middleware
2 8 (8.99%) Spring
3 6 (6.74%) Node.js
3 6 (6.74%) XML
4 5 (5.62%) HTML
4 5 (5.62%) REST
4 5 (5.62%) Web Services
4 5 (5.62%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (4.49%) JSON
5 4 (4.49%) Kafka
5 4 (4.49%) LAMP
5 4 (4.49%) RESTful
6 3 (3.37%) Dropwizard
6 3 (3.37%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.37%) SOAP
6 3 (3.37%) Spring Boot
6 3 (3.37%) Swagger
7 2 (2.25%) Django
7 2 (2.25%) J2EE
7 2 (2.25%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Mainframe
2 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.74%) Virtual Team
4 5 (5.62%) Replication
5 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.37%) Data Integration
6 3 (3.37%) User Experience
7 2 (2.25%) Clustering
7 2 (2.25%) NHS
7 2 (2.25%) RIA
8 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.12%) Fintech
8 1 (1.12%) FMCG
8 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.12%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.12%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.61%) Linux
2 10 (11.24%) Windows
3 6 (6.74%) AIX
3 6 (6.74%) Solaris
4 5 (5.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.62%) SUSE
4 5 (5.62%) zOS
5 1 (1.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (21.35%) SOA
3 14 (15.73%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (10.11%) Scrum
6 8 (8.99%) Microservices
7 7 (7.87%) Software Architecture
8 6 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.74%) CRM
8 6 (6.74%) DevOps
8 6 (6.74%) Software Delivery
8 6 (6.74%) TOGAF
8 6 (6.74%) Waterfall
9 5 (5.62%) Feasibility Study
9 5 (5.62%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (5.62%) Workflow
10 4 (4.49%) Business Transformation
10 4 (4.49%) Data Management
10 4 (4.49%) Open Source
10 4 (4.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.35%) Java
2 14 (15.73%) SQL
3 12 (13.48%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.74%) PHP
5 2 (2.25%) Ruby
5 2 (2.25%) Scala
6 1 (1.12%) C
6 1 (1.12%) C#
6 1 (1.12%) COBOL
6 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.62%) Docker
3 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.12%) KVM
3 1 (1.12%) NDS
3 1 (1.12%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 1 (1.12%) NFS
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.12%) SRDF
3 1 (1.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Nagios
2 1 (1.12%) OpenAM
2 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.99%) Oracle
2 8 (8.99%) VMware
3 6 (6.74%) Cognos
3 6 (6.74%) Intel
4 3 (3.37%) IBM
4 3 (3.37%) SAP
5 2 (2.25%) Cisco
5 2 (2.25%) NetApp
5 2 (2.25%) Splunk
5 2 (2.25%) Sybase
6 1 (1.12%) CA
6 1 (1.12%) DataSynapse
6 1 (1.12%) Google
6 1 (1.12%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.12%) HP
6 1 (1.12%) JDA
6 1 (1.12%) Novell
6 1 (1.12%) Sun
6 1 (1.12%) TIBCO
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £575.00 - £625 per day
Posted: 5 days ago