The median contractor rate for a Principal Solutions Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Principal Solution Architect
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 614 633
Contract jobs requiring a Principal Solutions Architect 0 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.018% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.019% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £650 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £650 £575
% change year-on-year - +13.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding 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 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 40905 46317 48290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.03% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26668 30607 30911
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1248 1357 1858
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Principal Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Principal Solutions Architect in England

Principal Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Principal Solutions Architect in England

Principal Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Principal 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 England region featuring Principal Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App

Principal Solutions 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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture