Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 81 87
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 7 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.54% 0.36% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.38% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Glasgow median daily rate £325 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.59% +7.89% -9.52%
10th Percentile £300 £424 £371
90th Percentile £454 £564 £503
Scotland median daily rate £525 £445 £475
% change year-on-year +17.98% -6.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1255 1057 1620
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.54% 94.71% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 564 841
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £213
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £385 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +6.94% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 27 29
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £13.38 £33.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.48% -60.31% +104.30%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £36.00 £41.35 £58.50
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £22.93
% change year-on-year +25.08% -29.52% +31.00%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solutions Architect in Glasgow

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Asset Management
2 4 (57.14%) CRM
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Netezza
4 2 (28.57%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (28.57%) Talend
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) E-business

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Asset Management
1 4 (57.14%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) E-business
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) Netezza
1 2 (28.57%) Talend
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle