Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Chief Solutions Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 26 July 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.

Chief Solution Architect
England > London
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 598 - 599
Rank change year-on-year - +599 -
Contract jobs requiring a Chief Solutions Architect 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.007% - 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% - 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
London median daily rate £600 - -
England median daily rate £600 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39859 43170 43828
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.97% 95.11% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 28376 31059 30421
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £285 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 485 765
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £12.37 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.40 £53.15
England median hourly rate £18.18 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.32% +8.57% +2.94%

Chief Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Chief Solutions Architect in London

Chief Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Chief Solutions Architect in London

Chief Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, Chief 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 London region featuring Chief Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) Kafka
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Microservices
1 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Chief Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (33.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Kafka
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft