The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Knutsford during the 3 months to 22 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
Cheshire / Knutsford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 22 17
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 6.17% 1.25% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.41% 1.37% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Median daily rate £475 - £572
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 - £514
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 - £614
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 Knutsford. 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
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 78 73 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 96.30% 91.25% 96.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 48 56
Median daily rate £410 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Knutsford

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Knutsford

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 22 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 Knutsford region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Retail
3 3 (50.00%) Retail Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Teradata
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Retail
3 3 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
1 3 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Teradata