The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bradford during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 12 22 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 11 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 10.48% 2.03% -
As % of the Job Titles category 11.58% 2.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £575 £548 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.02% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.75 £62.50 £49.50
% change year-on-year -6.00% +26.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 95 139 235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 90.48% 93.92% 99.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 92 107
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £208 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 21
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +68.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.24 £23.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Bradford

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Solutions Architect in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Bradford

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Bradford region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 12 (80.00%) SOA
2 7 (46.67%) Retail
2 7 (46.67%) Domain Models
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Docker
4 4 (26.67%) Microservices
5 3 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) Swagger
5 3 (20.00%) Dropwizard
5 3 (20.00%) Virtual Team
5 3 (20.00%) Node.js
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (20.00%) Workflow
5 3 (20.00%) Data Management
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) OLAP
5 3 (20.00%) B2B
5 3 (20.00%) B2C
5 3 (20.00%) OLTP
5 3 (20.00%) Intranet
5 3 (20.00%) Extranet
5 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (20.00%) UML
6 2 (13.33%) CRM
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Extranet
1 3 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) OLAP
1 3 (20.00%) OLTP
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 7 (46.67%) Retail
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Dropwizard
1 3 (20.00%) Node.js
1 3 (20.00%) Swagger
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (6.67%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) SOA
2 7 (46.67%) Domain Models
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Microservices
4 3 (20.00%) B2B
4 3 (20.00%) B2C
4 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (20.00%) Data Management
4 3 (20.00%) DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) UML
4 3 (20.00%) Workflow
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) Master Data Management
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) ITSM
6 1 (6.67%) Kanban
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
6 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
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