The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 52 102 95
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 103 45 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.51% 1.52% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.66% 1.59% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 21 19
Average daily rate £475 £475 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £550 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £500 £488
% change year-on-year
-1.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £49.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%
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
2812 2830 2397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.94% 95.38% 95.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1936 1783 1525
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 132 129
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.05 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 1 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +30 67 £480 +9.71% 13
South Yorkshire +16 27 £475 -24.00% 2
North Yorkshire +13 11 £475 -5.00% 2
East Yorkshire - 1 £475 -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 60 (35.93%) SOA
2 48 (28.74%) Finance
3 42 (25.15%) TOGAF
4 37 (22.16%) Banking
5 36 (21.56%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (18.56%) Oracle
6 31 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (17.96%) Java
8 29 (17.37%) C#
9 28 (16.77%) .NET
10 26 (15.57%) Microsoft
11 24 (14.37%) Content Management
12 20 (11.98%) Technical Architecture
12 20 (11.98%) Retail
13 19 (11.38%) Web Services
13 19 (11.38%) CRM
14 16 (9.58%) JavaScript
14 16 (9.58%) ERP
15 15 (8.98%) Dynamics CRM
15 15 (8.98%) REST
16 14 (8.38%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (8.38%) MS Excel
16 14 (8.38%) MVC
17 13 (7.78%) Avaya
17 13 (7.78%) HTML
18 12 (7.19%) SQL Server
18 12 (7.19%) CSS
18 12 (7.19%) Service Management
18 12 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
19 11 (6.59%) Data Centre

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 10 (5.99%) Node.js
2 5 (2.99%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (2.40%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.80%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.80%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.20%) CICS
5 2 (1.20%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.60%) Apache
6 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.60%) CMS
6 1 (0.60%) Drupal
6 1 (0.60%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.60%) IIS
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 14 (8.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (8.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.99%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.99%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.20%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.60%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.60%) Aligne
4 1 (0.60%) Maximo
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.60%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.60%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.60%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.99%) SaaS
3 8 (4.79%) IaaS
4 7 (4.19%) PaaS
5 2 (1.20%) Office 365
6 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.99%) H.323
1 10 (5.99%) LAN
1 10 (5.99%) VoIP
1 10 (5.99%) WAN
2 7 (4.19%) CTI
3 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.60%) Extranet
4 1 (0.60%) FCoE
4 1 (0.60%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.60%) Firewall
4 1 (0.60%) Internet
4 1 (0.60%) Intranet
4 1 (0.60%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.60%) NAS
4 1 (0.60%) Network Security
4 1 (0.60%) SAN
4 1 (0.60%) VLAN
4 1 (0.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.99%) Oracle Database
3 9 (5.39%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.80%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.20%) Big Data
5 2 (1.20%) DB2
5 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.60%) HBase
6 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.60%) MySQL
6 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.60%) Redis
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (8.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (5.39%) Cucumber
2 9 (5.39%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.39%) JUnit
2 9 (5.39%) NUnit
2 9 (5.39%) Selenium
3 5 (2.99%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.40%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.60%) SoapUI
General
1 48 (28.74%) Finance
2 37 (22.16%) Banking
3 20 (11.98%) Retail
4 6 (3.59%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.99%) Games
6 3 (1.80%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.60%) Advertising
7 1 (0.60%) Billing
7 1 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Legal
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.60%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.77%) .NET
2 19 (11.38%) Web Services
3 15 (8.98%) REST
4 13 (7.78%) HTML
5 12 (7.19%) CSS
6 10 (5.99%) AngularJS
6 10 (5.99%) PhoneGap
6 10 (5.99%) Swagger
7 8 (4.79%) Middleware
8 5 (2.99%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (2.40%) Express
9 4 (2.40%) RESTful
9 4 (2.40%) Spring
10 3 (1.80%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.80%) J2EE
11 2 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
12 1 (0.60%) Hibernate
12 1 (0.60%) Rendezvous
12 1 (0.60%) WCF
12 1 (0.60%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.59%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.79%) Data Integration
3 6 (3.59%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.40%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.40%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.20%) IVR
6 2 (1.20%) Replication
7 1 (0.60%) CMDB
7 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.60%) RIA
7 1 (0.60%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.99%) Android
2 5 (2.99%) Windows
3 4 (2.40%) Linux
4 3 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.80%) Solaris
5 2 (1.20%) AIX
5 2 (1.20%) SUSE
5 2 (1.20%) zOS
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (35.93%) SOA
2 42 (25.15%) TOGAF
3 36 (21.56%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (14.37%) Content Management
6 20 (11.98%) Technical Architecture
7 19 (11.38%) CRM
8 16 (9.58%) ERP
9 14 (8.38%) MVC
10 12 (7.19%) Service Management
10 12 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (6.59%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (6.59%) Service Delivery
12 10 (5.99%) SDLC
13 9 (5.39%) Microservices
14 8 (4.79%) ITIL
15 7 (4.19%) Data Modelling
15 7 (4.19%) Matrix Management
15 7 (4.19%) Project Management
16 6 (3.59%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.96%) Java
2 29 (17.37%) C#
3 16 (9.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.59%) SQL
5 2 (1.20%) PHP
6 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (4.19%) Degree
2 3 (1.80%) MBA
3 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) Basel II
1 1 (0.60%) COREP
System Software
1 8 (4.79%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.60%) KVM
3 1 (0.60%) NFS
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.60%) SRDF
3 1 (0.60%) vCloud
3 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (2.99%) Ansible
1 5 (2.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (18.56%) Oracle
2 26 (15.57%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.78%) Avaya
4 9 (5.39%) Citrix
4 9 (5.39%) Google
5 7 (4.19%) Genesys
6 5 (2.99%) Retalix
7 4 (2.40%) SAP
7 4 (2.40%) VMware
8 3 (1.80%) Capita
8 3 (1.80%) Intel
9 2 (1.20%) Cisco
9 2 (1.20%) IBM
9 2 (1.20%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.60%) EMC
10 1 (0.60%) Juniper
10 1 (0.60%) NetApp
10 1 (0.60%) NetCracker
10 1 (0.60%) Sybase
10 1 (0.60%) Teradata
Bradford, Yorkshire
SidTech LTD
Rate: As Per Market
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £530 per day 6 Months initially
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago