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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 80 86 100
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 59 40 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.06% 1.57% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 1.65% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 9
Average daily rate £525 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 £524 £485
% change year-on-year
-4.43% +7.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £41.75 £44.25
% change year-on-year
+49.70% -5.64%
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
2725 2424 2156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.21% 95.06% 95.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1782 1582 1268
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £491 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 120 103
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 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 14 February 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 +15 52 £548 +9.50% 14
South Yorkshire -18 4 £425 +6.25% 2
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 45 (32.37%) SOA
2 38 (27.34%) Finance
3 34 (24.46%) Oracle
4 32 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (18.71%) Java
5 26 (18.71%) .NET
6 23 (16.55%) Microsoft
7 22 (15.83%) Retail
7 22 (15.83%) REST
8 20 (14.39%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (14.39%) C#
9 19 (13.67%) SQL Server
9 19 (13.67%) TOGAF
10 17 (12.23%) Enterprise Architecture
11 16 (11.51%) JavaScript
11 16 (11.51%) ERP
12 15 (10.79%) Web Services
13 13 (9.35%) XML
13 13 (9.35%) SQL
13 13 (9.35%) Avaya
13 13 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (8.63%) Analytics
14 12 (8.63%) HTML
14 12 (8.63%) CSS
14 12 (8.63%) Data Centre
15 11 (7.91%) Swagger
15 11 (7.91%) Presales
15 11 (7.91%) Middleware
15 11 (7.91%) LAN

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 11 (7.91%) Node.js
2 8 (5.76%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.16%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.72%) CMS
4 1 (0.72%) Drupal
4 1 (0.72%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 4 (2.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (6.47%) BASE24
2 8 (5.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (5.76%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (5.76%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.44%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (1.44%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.72%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.72%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.72%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.72%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.72%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.19%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.04%) IaaS
3 7 (5.04%) SaaS
4 5 (3.60%) PaaS
5 3 (2.16%) Office 365
6 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.91%) LAN
1 11 (7.91%) WAN
2 10 (7.19%) H.323
2 10 (7.19%) VoIP
3 7 (5.04%) CTI
4 5 (3.60%) Extranet
4 5 (3.60%) Intranet
5 2 (1.44%) SMS
6 1 (0.72%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.72%) Firewall
6 1 (0.72%) ISDN
6 1 (0.72%) Network Security
6 1 (0.72%) SAN
6 1 (0.72%) Skype
6 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.72%) VLAN
6 1 (0.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.91%) Oracle Database
3 9 (6.47%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (5.76%) NonStop SQL
5 7 (5.04%) OLTP
6 5 (3.60%) Big Data
7 4 (2.88%) OLAP
7 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.44%) MySQL
8 2 (1.44%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (7.19%) Cucumber
1 10 (7.19%) Git (software)
1 10 (7.19%) JUnit
1 10 (7.19%) NUnit
1 10 (7.19%) Selenium
2 6 (4.32%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.60%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (27.34%) Finance
2 22 (15.83%) Retail
3 9 (6.47%) Banking
4 8 (5.76%) Publishing
5 5 (3.60%) Games
6 3 (2.16%) Marketing
7 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.72%) Advertising
8 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.71%) .NET
2 22 (15.83%) REST
3 15 (10.79%) Web Services
4 13 (9.35%) XML
5 12 (8.63%) CSS
5 12 (8.63%) HTML
6 11 (7.91%) AngularJS
6 11 (7.91%) Middleware
6 11 (7.91%) PhoneGap
6 11 (7.91%) Swagger
7 8 (5.76%) Oracle Fusion
7 8 (5.76%) RESTful
8 7 (5.04%) SOAP
9 5 (3.60%) WCF
10 4 (2.88%) Express
10 4 (2.88%) WF
10 4 (2.88%) Windows Identity Foundation
11 2 (1.44%) SAML
12 1 (0.72%) Java EE
12 1 (0.72%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.63%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.19%) Data Integration
3 4 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.16%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.16%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.44%) IVR
5 2 (1.44%) PKI
6 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.91%) Android
2 4 (2.88%) Linux
2 4 (2.88%) Windows
3 2 (1.44%) Solaris
4 1 (0.72%) i5/OS
4 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.37%) SOA
2 32 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (14.39%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (13.67%) TOGAF
5 17 (12.23%) Enterprise Architecture
6 16 (11.51%) ERP
7 13 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (8.63%) Analytics
9 11 (7.91%) Presales
9 11 (7.91%) Service Delivery
9 11 (7.91%) Service Management
10 10 (7.19%) Microservices
10 10 (7.19%) SDLC
10 10 (7.19%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (6.47%) CRM
11 9 (6.47%) Data Modelling
12 8 (5.76%) Zachman Framework
13 7 (5.04%) B2C
13 7 (5.04%) MVC
13 7 (5.04%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.71%) Java
2 20 (14.39%) C#
3 16 (11.51%) JavaScript
4 13 (9.35%) SQL
5 2 (1.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (1.44%) Degree
1 2 (1.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.72%) BC Cleared
2 1 (0.72%) MBA
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.76%) ISO 8583
1 8 (5.76%) ISO20022
2 2 (1.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.72%) Basel II
3 1 (0.72%) COREP
System Software
1 8 (5.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.72%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (4.32%) Puppet
2 5 (3.60%) Ansible
3 1 (0.72%) SCCM
3 1 (0.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (24.46%) Oracle
2 23 (16.55%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.35%) Avaya
4 10 (7.19%) Citrix
4 10 (7.19%) Google
5 9 (6.47%) HP
6 8 (5.76%) Retalix
7 7 (5.04%) Genesys
8 5 (3.60%) IBM
9 3 (2.16%) Capita
9 3 (2.16%) SAP
10 1 (0.72%) Acme Packet
10 1 (0.72%) Adobe
10 1 (0.72%) Apteco
10 1 (0.72%) Cisco
10 1 (0.72%) F5
10 1 (0.72%) Lotus
10 1 (0.72%) Nokia
10 1 (0.72%) Pega
10 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Capita plc
Rate: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car/benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bradford
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £500.00 - £590.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago