The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 3 months to 30 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.

Solution Architect
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 31 35
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton - 0.50% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.51% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.75 £61.25 £49.50
% change year-on-year -4.08% +23.73%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton. 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
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 143 198 216
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 95.33% 99.00% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 126 114
Median daily rate £330 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.96% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 12
Median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% -53.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Brighton

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Brighton

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 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 Brighton region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Document Management
2 2 (33.33%) Moodle
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) Software AG
3 1 (16.67%) webMethods

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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 2 (33.33%) Moodle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Document Management
1 2 (33.33%) UML
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Business Development
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Software AG
2 1 (16.67%) webMethods