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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 68 91 95
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 76 50 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.60% 1.67% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 1.77% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 26 12
Median daily rate £536 £453 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.50% -9.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £419 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £478
% change year-on-year
- +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.83 £59.50 £51.29
% change year-on-year
-26.34% +16.01%
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
2823 2832 2201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.68% 94.84% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1862 1924 1331
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 118 116
Median hourly rate £13.60 £12.42 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -14.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.27 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 60 £550 +18.27% 11
South Yorkshire -5 15 £525 - 3
North Yorkshire -7 2 £575 +27.77% 2
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 59 (32.96%) Finance
2 55 (30.73%) SOA
3 41 (22.91%) Banking
4 40 (22.35%) TOGAF
5 32 (17.88%) .NET
6 31 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (16.20%) Oracle
8 27 (15.08%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (13.41%) Microsoft
10 23 (12.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (12.85%) MVC
10 23 (12.85%) Content Management
11 22 (12.29%) Java
12 21 (11.73%) CRM
12 21 (11.73%) Retail
13 20 (11.17%) MS Excel
14 18 (10.06%) SQL Server
15 17 (9.50%) HTML
15 17 (9.50%) Enterprise Architecture
15 17 (9.50%) Technical Architecture
16 15 (8.38%) Dynamics CRM
16 15 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (8.38%) Web Services
16 15 (8.38%) C#
16 15 (8.38%) SQL
16 15 (8.38%) Mobile App
17 14 (7.82%) VMware
17 14 (7.82%) Windows
17 14 (7.82%) Linux
18 13 (7.26%) Solaris

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 (3.91%) CICS
1 7 (3.91%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (3.35%) Oracle Coherence
3 5 (2.79%) Apache
3 5 (2.79%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (2.79%) IIS
3 5 (2.79%) Joomla!
3 5 (2.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (2.79%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.79%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.68%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.56%) CMS
5 1 (0.56%) Confluence
5 1 (0.56%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (11.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (8.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.56%) Aligne
3 1 (0.56%) Maximo
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.56%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.35%) PaaS
4 5 (2.79%) IaaS
4 5 (2.79%) Office 365
4 5 (2.79%) SaaS
5 1 (0.56%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.56%) GitHub
5 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.91%) LAN
1 7 (3.91%) Multicast
1 7 (3.91%) WAN
2 6 (3.35%) Extranet
2 6 (3.35%) FCoE
2 6 (3.35%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (3.35%) Intranet
2 6 (3.35%) iSCSI
2 6 (3.35%) NAS
2 6 (3.35%) SAN
3 5 (2.79%) HTTP
4 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.56%) Firewall
4 1 (0.56%) Internet
4 1 (0.56%) Skype
4 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.47%) DB2
3 6 (3.35%) OLAP
3 6 (3.35%) OLTP
4 5 (2.79%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.79%) HBase
5 3 (1.68%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.56%) Big Data
7 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.56%) MySQL
7 1 (0.56%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.56%) Redis
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (7.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.56%) JIRA
2 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.56%) SonarQube
General
1 59 (32.96%) Finance
2 41 (22.91%) Banking
3 21 (11.73%) Retail
4 6 (3.35%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.23%) Marketing
5 4 (2.23%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.12%) Back Office
8 1 (0.56%) Billing
8 1 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Games
8 1 (0.56%) Legal
8 1 (0.56%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.88%) .NET
2 17 (9.50%) HTML
3 15 (8.38%) Web Services
4 13 (7.26%) Middleware
5 11 (6.15%) HTML5
5 11 (6.15%) WCF
6 8 (4.47%) RESTful
6 8 (4.47%) Spring
7 7 (3.91%) ASP.NET
7 7 (3.91%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (2.79%) Rendezvous
9 5 (2.79%) Xamarin.iOS
9 5 (2.79%) XML
9 5 (2.79%) XSLT
10 4 (2.23%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.23%) REST
11 3 (1.68%) J2EE
12 2 (1.12%) CSS
12 2 (1.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.38%) Mobile App
2 9 (5.03%) Mainframe
3 7 (3.91%) Replication
4 3 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.68%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.68%) Smart Meter
4 3 (1.68%) Social Media
5 2 (1.12%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.12%) iPhone
5 2 (1.12%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.56%) CESG
6 1 (0.56%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.56%) CMDB
6 1 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.56%) FMCG
6 1 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.56%) RIA
6 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.82%) Linux
1 14 (7.82%) Windows
2 13 (7.26%) Android
2 13 (7.26%) Apple iOS
2 13 (7.26%) Solaris
3 9 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (4.47%) AIX
4 8 (4.47%) SUSE
4 8 (4.47%) zOS
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (30.73%) SOA
2 40 (22.35%) TOGAF
3 31 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (15.08%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (12.85%) Content Management
5 23 (12.85%) MVC
5 23 (12.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (11.73%) CRM
7 17 (9.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 17 (9.50%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (6.15%) SDLC
9 9 (5.03%) Open Source
10 8 (4.47%) ERP
10 8 (4.47%) ITIL
11 7 (3.91%) B2B
11 7 (3.91%) Data Mapping
11 7 (3.91%) DevOps
11 7 (3.91%) Mentoring
11 7 (3.91%) Project Management
12 6 (3.35%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.29%) Java
2 15 (8.38%) C#
2 15 (8.38%) SQL
3 7 (3.91%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.35%) PHP
5 1 (0.56%) C
5 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (2.79%) Degree
2 4 (2.23%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.23%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.12%) MBA
4 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.56%) CISSP
4 1 (0.56%) CLAS
4 1 (0.56%) ISEB
4 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.12%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.35%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.35%) KVM
2 6 (3.35%) NFS
2 6 (3.35%) SRDF
2 6 (3.35%) Xen
3 5 (2.79%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.56%) vCloud
Vendors
1 29 (16.20%) Oracle
2 24 (13.41%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.82%) VMware
4 13 (7.26%) Intel
4 13 (7.26%) Xamarin
5 9 (5.03%) Cisco
6 7 (3.91%) JDA
7 6 (3.35%) EMC
7 6 (3.35%) NetApp
8 5 (2.79%) DataSynapse
8 5 (2.79%) IBM
8 5 (2.79%) Sybase
8 5 (2.79%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.68%) MuleSoft
10 2 (1.12%) Avaya
10 2 (1.12%) Google
10 2 (1.12%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.12%) Retalix
11 1 (0.56%) Citrix
11 1 (0.56%) Juniper
North Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £600.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago