The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 23 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.

Solution Architect
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 64 66
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 4 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.60% 0.99% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 1.06% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £300 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.46% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £59.50
% change year-on-year +27.77% -24.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 627 663 875
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.57% 94.18% 95.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 382 454
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 25
Median hourly rate £15.75 £9.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.73% -73.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £13.00 £56.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Glasgow

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Glasgow

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Glasgow over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solutions Architect in Glasgow

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Glasgow region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Finance
1 5 (55.56%) Asset Management
2 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) SOA
2 3 (33.33%) SaaS
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Maximo
3 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Document Management
4 1 (11.11%) Spring
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Java EE
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) Robotics
4 1 (11.11%) SCCM
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) Pega
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) VBScript

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (22.22%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Gradle
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Law
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 1 (11.11%) Java EE
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Asset Management
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
2 3 (33.33%) SOA
2 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Document Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Pega