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 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
England / Yorkshire
Rank 66 96 98
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 56 47 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.55% 1.69% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 1.75% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 22
Median daily rate £550 £545 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.91% +9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £590 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £518
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £61.25 £49.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.73%

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
2121 2679 2417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.72% 96.23% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1343 1760 1558
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 111 131
Median hourly rate £12.51 £13.81 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.44% +10.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.10 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 February 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 27 February 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 +12 40 £550 - 7
South Yorkshire +7 7 £425 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 25 (30.86%) Finance
2 24 (29.63%) SOA
3 23 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (23.46%) Retail
4 19 (23.46%) Java
5 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
6 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 12 (14.81%) Banking
7 11 (13.58%) SQL
8 10 (12.35%) Linux
8 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
8 10 (12.35%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (9.88%) Scrum
10 8 (9.88%) Middleware
10 8 (9.88%) Windows
10 8 (9.88%) PHP
10 8 (9.88%) Web Services
11 7 (8.64%) Apache
11 7 (8.64%) CRM
11 7 (8.64%) Spring
11 7 (8.64%) Node.js
12 6 (7.41%) Waterfall
12 6 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
12 6 (7.41%) Microservices
12 6 (7.41%) Docker
12 6 (7.41%) DevOps

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 (8.64%) Apache
2 3 (3.70%) CMS
2 3 (3.70%) Confluence
2 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.47%) CICS
3 2 (2.47%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.47%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.23%) DataSynapse
4 1 (1.23%) IIS
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.70%) SAP HCM
2 3 (3.70%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.47%) CloudBees
3 2 (2.47%) GitHub
3 2 (2.47%) IaaS
3 2 (2.47%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.47%) PaaS
4 1 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.23%) G Suite
4 1 (1.23%) iPaaS
4 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) AMQP
1 4 (4.94%) Extranet
1 4 (4.94%) Internet
1 4 (4.94%) Intranet
1 4 (4.94%) Network Security
2 3 (3.70%) HTTP
2 3 (3.70%) SAN
3 2 (2.47%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (2.47%) WAN
4 1 (1.23%) DNS
4 1 (1.23%) FCoE
4 1 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.23%) Firewall
4 1 (1.23%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.23%) Multicast
4 1 (1.23%) NAS
4 1 (1.23%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.23%) VPN
4 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.41%) MySQL
3 4 (4.94%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.94%) OLAP
3 4 (4.94%) OLTP
3 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.47%) DB2
5 2 (2.47%) Informix
5 2 (2.47%) Redis
6 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.23%) HBase
6 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.70%) JIRA
3 2 (2.47%) JMeter
3 2 (2.47%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.23%) Maven
4 1 (1.23%) Selenium
General
1 25 (30.86%) Finance
2 19 (23.46%) Retail
3 12 (14.81%) Banking
4 4 (4.94%) Games
5 1 (1.23%) Back Office
5 1 (1.23%) iGaming
5 1 (1.23%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) Middleware
1 8 (9.88%) Web Services
2 7 (8.64%) Node.js
2 7 (8.64%) Spring
3 6 (7.41%) XML
4 5 (6.17%) HTML
5 4 (4.94%) Dropwizard
5 4 (4.94%) JSON
5 4 (4.94%) Kafka
5 4 (4.94%) LAMP
5 4 (4.94%) Swagger
6 3 (3.70%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.70%) REST
6 3 (3.70%) RESTful
6 3 (3.70%) SOAP
7 2 (2.47%) Django
7 2 (2.47%) HTML5
7 2 (2.47%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.47%) Spring MVC
7 2 (2.47%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.17%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.94%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.94%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.70%) User Experience
5 2 (2.47%) Clustering
5 2 (2.47%) FMCG
5 2 (2.47%) NHS
5 2 (2.47%) Replication
5 2 (2.47%) RIA
6 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.23%) Fintech
6 1 (1.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.35%) Linux
2 8 (9.88%) Windows
3 3 (3.70%) AIX
3 3 (3.70%) Solaris
4 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.47%) SUSE
4 2 (2.47%) zOS
5 1 (1.23%) Unix
5 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) SOA
2 23 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.35%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (9.88%) Scrum
6 7 (8.64%) CRM
7 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.41%) DevOps
7 6 (7.41%) Microservices
7 6 (7.41%) TOGAF
7 6 (7.41%) Waterfall
8 5 (6.17%) Data Management
8 5 (6.17%) Workflow
9 4 (4.94%) B2B
9 4 (4.94%) B2C
9 4 (4.94%) Business Continuity
9 4 (4.94%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.94%) Open Source
9 4 (4.94%) Project Management
9 4 (4.94%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.46%) Java
2 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 11 (13.58%) SQL
4 8 (9.88%) PHP
5 2 (2.47%) Ruby
5 2 (2.47%) Scala
6 1 (1.23%) C
6 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.23%) Degree
1 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) IFRS
1 5 (6.17%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) Docker
2 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.23%) KVM
3 1 (1.23%) NDS
3 1 (1.23%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 1 (1.23%) NFS
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.23%) SRDF
3 1 (1.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Nagios
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.23%) OpenAM
2 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.41%) Cognos
3 5 (6.17%) Oracle
4 4 (4.94%) VMware
5 3 (3.70%) Intel
5 3 (3.70%) SAP
6 2 (2.47%) Cisco
6 2 (2.47%) IBM
6 2 (2.47%) Splunk
6 2 (2.47%) Sybase
7 1 (1.23%) CA
7 1 (1.23%) EMC
7 1 (1.23%) HP
7 1 (1.23%) NetApp
7 1 (1.23%) Novell
7 1 (1.23%) Sun
7 1 (1.23%) TIBCO
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
Arnold Ash Ltd
Rate: From £700 to £750 per day 6 - 12 months +
Posted: 3 days ago