The median contractor rate for a Business Solution Architect was £563 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 566 620 582
Rank change year-on-year +54 -38  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Solution Architect 16 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.037% 0.033% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.035% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 22
Median daily rate £563 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £475 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £650 £559
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -11.90% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £66.25 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +33.83%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.25 £49.50
% change year-on-year - +33.83%  

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 40460 48938 48186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.60% 95.22% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 26404 32302 29712
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1317 1391 1944
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.06 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Business Solution Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Business Solution Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +25 8 £650 - 1
South West +5 4 £575 +4.54%
North West - 3 £450 -
South East +19 1 £575 +9.52%
Business Solution Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (42.31%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (15.38%) Target Operating Model
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle
4 3 (11.54%) Business Transformation
5 2 (7.69%) Workday
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (7.69%) KYC
5 2 (7.69%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 2 (7.69%) SAP
5 2 (7.69%) C
5 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.69%) ERP
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (7.69%) Workflow
5 2 (7.69%) Identity Management
5 2 (7.69%) Retail Banking
5 2 (7.69%) Actimize
5 2 (7.69%) Degree

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 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (3.85%) SAP Travel Management
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.85%) PBX
1 1 (3.85%) Skype
1 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (3.85%) GIS
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 2 (7.69%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Back Office
5 1 (3.85%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.85%) MDX
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Basis
2 1 (3.85%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Equities
2 1 (3.85%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (15.38%) Target Operating Model
3 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
3 3 (11.54%) Business Transformation
3 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
4 2 (7.69%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 2 (7.69%) ERP
4 2 (7.69%) Identity Management
4 2 (7.69%) KYC
4 2 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (3.85%) Cash Management
5 1 (3.85%) Data Architecture
5 1 (3.85%) Data Encryption
5 1 (3.85%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (3.85%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (3.85%) OpenUP
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.85%) SDLC
5 1 (3.85%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C
2 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) CBAP
2 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) FedRAMP
1 1 (3.85%) GDPR
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.85%) ISO27002
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Actimize
2 2 (7.69%) SAP
2 2 (7.69%) Workday
3 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg
3 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Reuters
3 1 (3.85%) TSYS