The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £560 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 66 86
Rank change year-on-year -5 +20  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 19 37 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.73% 2.45% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 2.55% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 8
Median daily rate £560 £483 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.06% +7.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £405 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £705 £475
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 Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1081 1449 1428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.54% 95.96% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 1026 1030
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 35
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.56 £22.50 £35.00
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 Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Leeds

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Leeds

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solutions Architect in Leeds

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

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 Leeds region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Finance
3 6 (18.18%) TOGAF
3 6 (18.18%) Data Quality
4 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
4 5 (15.15%) Data Integration
4 5 (15.15%) Banking
4 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
4 5 (15.15%) Java
5 4 (12.12%) .NET
5 4 (12.12%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (12.12%) IBM
5 4 (12.12%) Informatica
5 4 (12.12%) Spring
5 4 (12.12%) Scrum
5 4 (12.12%) Pentaho
5 4 (12.12%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (12.12%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (12.12%) Business Development
5 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (12.12%) Talend
5 4 (12.12%) Analytics
5 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
5 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
5 4 (12.12%) User Experience
6 3 (9.09%) Time Management
6 3 (9.09%) SAP HCM
6 3 (9.09%) Degree

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (3.03%) Apache
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (3.03%) CMS
1 1 (3.03%) Confluence
1 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) SAP HCM
1 3 (9.09%) SAP HR
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.06%) OpenShift
4 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.03%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (3.03%) IaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Office 365
4 1 (3.03%) PaaS
4 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
2 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.12%) Pentaho
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) Big Data
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Redis
4 1 (3.03%) Riak
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) JMeter
2 1 (3.03%) Maven
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Back Office
4 1 (3.03%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
1 4 (12.12%) Spring
2 3 (9.09%) Middleware
3 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
3 2 (6.06%) RESTful
4 1 (3.03%) Flask
4 1 (3.03%) J2EE
4 1 (3.03%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (3.03%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.03%) Swagger
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
1 4 (12.12%) User Experience
2 3 (9.09%) NHS
3 2 (6.06%) Online Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) FMCG
4 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) TOGAF
3 5 (15.15%) Data Integration
3 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
4 4 (12.12%) Analytics
4 4 (12.12%) Business Development
4 4 (12.12%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (12.12%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (12.12%) Scrum
4 4 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (9.09%) Change Management
5 3 (9.09%) Project Management
5 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) Time Management
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.06%) Data Strategy
6 2 (6.06%) IT Strategy
6 2 (6.06%) MVC
6 2 (6.06%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Ansible
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) IBM
1 4 (12.12%) Informatica
1 4 (12.12%) Talend
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) SAP
3 2 (6.06%) Splunk
4 1 (3.03%) CyberArk
4 1 (3.03%) Imperva
4 1 (3.03%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Qualys
4 1 (3.03%) Sitecore
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