Period
to

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 71 39 47
Rank change year-on-year -32 +8 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 19 43 23
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.38% 3.97% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 4.19% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 5
10th Percentile £384 £383 £455
25th Percentile £475 £396 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £508 £525
Median % change year-on-year +0.89% -3.24% +11.41%
75th Percentile £580 £550 £688
90th Percentile £595 £640 -
England median daily rate £650 £588 £589
% change year-on-year +10.64% -0.21% +2.39%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 1,270 1,027 795
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.36% 94.74% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 681 452
10th Percentile £180 £125 £130
25th Percentile £313 £258 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £440 £375 £375
Median % change year-on-year +17.33% - -3.23%
75th Percentile £525 £478 £475
90th Percentile £613 £588 £550
England median daily rate £538 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 69 60
10th Percentile £12.41 £9.46 £9.95
25th Percentile £15.13 £10.50 £11.62
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.61 £14.39
Median % change year-on-year +36.89% +1.53% +2.79%
75th Percentile £34.13 £22.50 £19.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £48.80 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +4.28%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Solutions Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in the East Midlands

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Solutions Architect in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in the East Midlands

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Solutions Architect in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Solutions Architect in the East Midlands

Solutions Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Solutions Architect in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Solutions Architect in the East Midlands

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 1 July 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Northamptonshire -23 7 £450 +13.64% 1
Nottinghamshire -4 5 £513 -6.82% 6
Derbyshire -12 2 - - 4
Leicestershire - 2 £638 - 2
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, Solutions Architect contract jobs required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
1 5 (26.32%) Azure
2 4 (21.05%) Project Governance
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (21.05%) SOAP
2 4 (21.05%) RAML
3 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
3 3 (15.79%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) SaaS
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (10.53%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (10.53%) Aerospace
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security
4 2 (10.53%) Web Services
4 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (10.53%) SOA
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Power BI
5 1 (5.26%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team Management
5 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
5 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (5.26%) Siemens
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (5.26%) SAP CAR
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Retail
1 1 (5.26%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Azure
2 3 (15.79%) SaaS
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (5.26%) Power Platform
4 1 (5.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.26%) Power BI
2 1 (5.26%) SAP HANA
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Documentation Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) RAML
1 4 (21.05%) SOAP
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
1 1 (5.26%) Renewable Energy
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
1 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
2 4 (21.05%) Project Governance
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security
4 2 (10.53%) SOA
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Microservices
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.26%) Cognos
2 1 (5.26%) Pardot
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
2 1 (5.26%) Siemens