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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 63 94 107
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 93 51 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.37% 1.73% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.50% 1.83% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 22 10
Median daily rate £500 £453 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.49% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £498 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.83 £59.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-26.34% -0.83%
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
2654 2794 2256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.12% 95.00% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1804 1873 1413
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 112 112
Median hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 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 1 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 +29 65 £525 +15.38% 10
South Yorkshire +16 20 £500 -
North Yorkshire +5 10 £475 +5.55% 1
East Yorkshire -1 1 £475 -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 61 (35.06%) SOA
2 55 (31.61%) Finance
3 42 (24.14%) TOGAF
4 36 (20.69%) Banking
5 33 (18.97%) .NET
6 30 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (16.09%) Oracle
9 24 (13.79%) Microsoft
9 24 (13.79%) Content Management
10 23 (13.22%) MVC
11 21 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (12.07%) CRM
12 20 (11.49%) Java
13 19 (10.92%) Web Services
13 19 (10.92%) MS Excel
13 19 (10.92%) Technical Architecture
14 18 (10.34%) Retail
15 16 (9.20%) Enterprise Architecture
15 16 (9.20%) HTML
16 15 (8.62%) C#
16 15 (8.62%) SQL Server
16 15 (8.62%) Dynamics CRM
17 14 (8.05%) Mobile App
18 13 (7.47%) Xamarin
18 13 (7.47%) Android
18 13 (7.47%) Team Foundation Server
18 13 (7.47%) Apple iOS
19 12 (6.90%) Middleware
19 12 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure

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 5 (2.87%) CICS
1 5 (2.87%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (2.87%) Joomla!
1 5 (2.87%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (2.30%) Apache
2 4 (2.30%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (2.30%) IIS
2 4 (2.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (2.30%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.30%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.72%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.57%) CMS
4 1 (0.57%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 19 (10.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (8.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.72%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.15%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.57%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.57%) Aligne
4 1 (0.57%) Maximo
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.57%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.45%) SaaS
4 5 (2.87%) Office 365
5 4 (2.30%) IaaS
6 3 (1.72%) PaaS
7 1 (0.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.60%) LAN
1 8 (4.60%) WAN
2 6 (3.45%) Extranet
2 6 (3.45%) Intranet
3 5 (2.87%) H.323
3 5 (2.87%) VoIP
4 4 (2.30%) FCoE
4 4 (2.30%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (2.30%) HTTP
4 4 (2.30%) iSCSI
4 4 (2.30%) Multicast
4 4 (2.30%) NAS
4 4 (2.30%) SAN
5 2 (1.15%) CTI
5 2 (1.15%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.57%) Firewall
6 1 (0.57%) Internet
6 1 (0.57%) ISDN
6 1 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.45%) DB2
2 6 (3.45%) OLAP
2 6 (3.45%) OLTP
3 4 (2.30%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.30%) HBase
4 3 (1.72%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.15%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.57%) Big Data
6 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.57%) MySQL
6 1 (0.57%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.57%) Redis
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (7.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.57%) SoapUI
General
1 55 (31.61%) Finance
2 36 (20.69%) Banking
3 18 (10.34%) Retail
4 6 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.87%) Marketing
6 4 (2.30%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.72%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.15%) Back Office
9 1 (0.57%) Billing
9 1 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Games
9 1 (0.57%) Legal
9 1 (0.57%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (18.97%) .NET
2 19 (10.92%) Web Services
3 16 (9.20%) HTML
4 12 (6.90%) Middleware
5 11 (6.32%) HTML5
5 11 (6.32%) WCF
6 7 (4.02%) ASP.NET
7 6 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (3.45%) RESTful
7 6 (3.45%) Spring
8 5 (2.87%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (2.87%) Xamarin.iOS
9 4 (2.30%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.30%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (2.30%) Rendezvous
9 4 (2.30%) XML
9 4 (2.30%) XSLT
10 3 (1.72%) REST
11 2 (1.15%) CSS
11 2 (1.15%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.05%) Mobile App
2 7 (4.02%) Mainframe
3 5 (2.87%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.87%) Replication
4 4 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.30%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.72%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.72%) Social Media
5 3 (1.72%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.15%) iPhone
6 2 (1.15%) IVR
7 1 (0.57%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.57%) CESG
7 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.57%) CMDB
7 1 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.57%) FMCG
7 1 (0.57%) RIA
7 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.47%) Android
1 13 (7.47%) Apple iOS
2 10 (5.75%) Linux
2 10 (5.75%) Windows
3 9 (5.17%) Solaris
4 7 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.45%) AIX
5 6 (3.45%) SUSE
5 6 (3.45%) zOS
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (35.06%) SOA
2 42 (24.14%) TOGAF
3 30 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (13.79%) Content Management
6 23 (13.22%) MVC
7 21 (12.07%) CRM
7 21 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (10.92%) Technical Architecture
9 16 (9.20%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (6.32%) ERP
10 11 (6.32%) SDLC
11 10 (5.75%) ITIL
12 9 (5.17%) Open Source
13 8 (4.60%) Project Management
14 7 (4.02%) B2B
14 7 (4.02%) Mentoring
14 7 (4.02%) Service Delivery
14 7 (4.02%) Service Management
15 6 (3.45%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.49%) Java
2 15 (8.62%) C#
3 10 (5.75%) SQL
4 7 (4.02%) PHP
5 6 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.57%) C
6 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (3.45%) Degree
2 3 (1.72%) MBA
3 2 (1.15%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.15%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.57%) CISSP
4 1 (0.57%) CLAS
4 1 (0.57%) ISEB
4 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.15%) SLA
2 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.30%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.30%) KVM
2 4 (2.30%) NFS
2 4 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.30%) SRDF
2 4 (2.30%) Xen
3 3 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.57%) vCloud
Vendors
1 28 (16.09%) Oracle
2 24 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.47%) Xamarin
4 10 (5.75%) VMware
5 9 (5.17%) Intel
6 8 (4.60%) Avaya
7 6 (3.45%) Cisco
8 4 (2.30%) Citrix
8 4 (2.30%) DataSynapse
8 4 (2.30%) EMC
8 4 (2.30%) IBM
8 4 (2.30%) JDA
8 4 (2.30%) NetApp
8 4 (2.30%) Retalix
8 4 (2.30%) Sybase
8 4 (2.30%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.72%) Capita
10 2 (1.15%) Genesys
10 2 (1.15%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.15%) SAP