Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Solutions Architect was £456 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Technical Solution Architect
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 234 291
Rank change year-on-year -3 +57 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 3 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.046% 0.044% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.046% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
City of London median daily rate £456 £700 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.82% +47.37% +11.76%
10th Percentile £378 £502 £423
90th Percentile £539 £790 £618
Central London median daily rate £544 £613 £475
% change year-on-year -11.22% +28.95% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6184 6521 10911
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.76% 95.28% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4743 5247 8355
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £310 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.11% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 79 165
City of London median hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.47% - +1.60%
10th Percentile £12.52 £11.45 £10.35
90th Percentile £30.04 £36.71 £37.03
Central London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.75 £18.60
% change year-on-year -12.65% +6.17% +6.29%

Technical Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Technical Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Solutions Architect in the City of London

Technical Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Solutions Architect in the City of London

Technical Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Solutions Architect in the City of London

Technical Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, Technical 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 City of London region featuring Technical Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Drupal
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Magento
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Kentico
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) CRM

Technical Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (33.33%) Drupal
1 1 (33.33%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (33.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft