The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bradford during the 3 months to 22 June 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.

Solution Architect
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 15 37
Rank change year-on-year +3 +22  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 8 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 8.33% 8.33% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.51% 8.57% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
Median daily rate £575 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £59.50
% change year-on-year +27.77% -24.36%  

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 94 140 224
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 97.92% 97.22% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 89 117
Median daily rate £394 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £11.75 £13.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.93% -10.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 (60.00%) SOA
2 7 (35.00%) Retail
3 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 6 (30.00%) Domain Models
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (20.00%) Intranet
5 4 (20.00%) Extranet
5 4 (20.00%) B2B
5 4 (20.00%) B2C
5 4 (20.00%) OLTP
5 4 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) OLAP
5 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
5 4 (20.00%) Docker
5 4 (20.00%) Microservices
6 3 (15.00%) Swagger
6 3 (15.00%) DevOps
6 3 (15.00%) IT Strategy
6 3 (15.00%) Coaching
6 3 (15.00%) Dropwizard
6 3 (15.00%) Node.js
6 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) UML
6 3 (15.00%) CRM
6 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) Web Dynpro
7 2 (10.00%) EAM
7 2 (10.00%) XML
7 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (10.00%) SAP MDG
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle AGIS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Extranet
1 4 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) OLAP
1 4 (20.00%) OLTP
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (35.00%) Retail
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Dropwizard
1 3 (15.00%) Node.js
1 3 (15.00%) Swagger
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) IDoc
2 2 (10.00%) REST
2 2 (10.00%) SOAP
2 2 (10.00%) WCF
2 2 (10.00%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (10.00%) WF
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 2 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.00%) FMCG
2 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) SOA
2 6 (30.00%) Domain Models
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) B2B
4 4 (20.00%) B2C
4 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (20.00%) Microservices
5 3 (15.00%) Coaching
5 3 (15.00%) CRM
5 3 (15.00%) DevOps
5 3 (15.00%) IT Strategy
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) UML
6 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.00%) EAM
6 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.00%) GDPR
2 2 (10.00%) QA
3 1 (5.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) SAP
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