Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Solution Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 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.

Business Solutions Architect
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 780 832 812
Rank change year-on-year +52 -20 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Business Solution Architect 30 38 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.034% 0.037% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.039% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 33
England median daily rate £550 £563 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £431 £425 £413
90th Percentile £675 £678 £623
UK median daily rate £550 £563 £500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
England median hourly rate - £66.25 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +33.84% -
UK median hourly rate - £66.25 £49.50
% change year-on-year - +33.84% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82960 96520 97420
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.12% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 54133 63600 61416
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £259 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £428 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2653 2812 3806
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.76 £10.50 £10.38
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £44.50
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Business Solution Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Business Solution Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Business Solution Architect in England

Business Solution Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Solution Architect in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Solution Architect in England

Business Solution Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Solution Architect in England over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Solution Architect in England

Business Solution Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Solution Architect in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Solution Architect in England

Business Solution Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Solution Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
London +7 14 £550 -15.38% 1
North of England +62 6 £463 -22.92%
South West +4 4 £575 +4.55%
Yorkshire +34 3 £625 +4.17%
South East +32 3 £586 +30.28%
Midlands +24 3 £525 +16.67%
North West - 3 £450 -
East Midlands - 3 £525 -
Business Solution Architect
UK

Business Solution Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, Business Solution 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 England region featuring Business Solution Architect in the job title.

1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Retail
5 4 (13.33%) .NET
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle
5 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) ERP
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.67%) Workday
7 2 (6.67%) Single Customer View
7 2 (6.67%) SDLC
7 2 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.67%) Big Data
7 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
7 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (6.67%) Use Case
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma

Business Solution Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (6.67%) CMS
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) Big Data
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.33%) GIS
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Retail
4 2 (6.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Back Office
5 1 (3.33%) Billing
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) CSS3
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) HTML5
3 1 (3.33%) JSON
3 1 (3.33%) MDX
3 1 (3.33%) Meteor
3 1 (3.33%) Node.js
3 1 (3.33%) RESTful
3 1 (3.33%) SAP Basis
3 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Reinsurance
3 1 (3.33%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
2 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (10.00%) ERP
3 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
4 2 (6.67%) Change Management
4 2 (6.67%) Content Management
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.67%) ETL
4 2 (6.67%) Identity Management
4 2 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma
4 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (6.67%) Use Case
4 2 (6.67%) Workflow
4 2 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) C
1 2 (6.67%) Java
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) CBAP
2 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (3.33%) EMIR
1 1 (3.33%) FedRAMP
1 1 (3.33%) GAAP
1 1 (3.33%) GDPR
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (3.33%) MiFID
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.33%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
2 2 (6.67%) Workday
3 1 (3.33%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.33%) Pega
3 1 (3.33%) Teradata
3 1 (3.33%) TSYS