The median contractor rate for a Senior Solutions Architect was £590 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Solution Architect
England / London
Rank 380 415 410
Rank change year-on-year +35 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 26 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.095% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.100% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 7
Median daily rate £590 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.38% -4.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £659 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £581 £613
% change year-on-year -5.37% -5.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 18251 21034 20113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.00% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12983 15075 13890
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 283 373
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Senior Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Solutions Architect in London

Senior Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Solutions Architect in London

Senior Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect in London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Solutions Architect in London

Senior Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +11 9 £615 -6.28% 1
Senior Solutions Architect
England

Senior Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 16 (37.21%) Finance
2 15 (34.88%) Banking
3 13 (30.23%) Java
4 12 (27.91%) .NET
4 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (25.58%) CRM
6 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
7 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
7 8 (18.60%) Analytics
7 8 (18.60%) Data Architecture
8 7 (16.28%) Data Integration
8 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (16.28%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (16.28%) Internet
8 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
8 7 (16.28%) IIS
8 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
8 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
8 7 (16.28%) Firewall
8 7 (16.28%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (16.28%) Prototyping
8 7 (16.28%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 6 (13.95%) Risk Management
9 6 (13.95%) hybris
10 5 (11.63%) UML
10 5 (11.63%) J2EE
10 5 (11.63%) SOA
10 5 (11.63%) ETL

Senior Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (16.28%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (16.28%) IIS
2 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.65%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) GitHub
2 1 (2.33%) IaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) Firewall
1 7 (16.28%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.33%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (4.65%) Maven
3 1 (2.33%) Ant
General
1 16 (37.21%) Finance
2 15 (34.88%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Back Office
5 1 (2.33%) Billing
5 1 (2.33%) Front Office
5 1 (2.33%) Law
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) .NET
2 5 (11.63%) J2EE
3 4 (9.30%) Web Services
4 3 (6.98%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (6.98%) Middleware
4 3 (6.98%) SOAP
5 2 (4.65%) REST
5 2 (4.65%) Spring
6 1 (2.33%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Market Risk
2 3 (6.98%) Credit Risk
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.33%) Fintech
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) CRM
3 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
4 8 (18.60%) Analytics
4 8 (18.60%) Data Architecture
5 7 (16.28%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 7 (16.28%) Data Integration
5 7 (16.28%) Prototyping
6 6 (13.95%) Risk Management
7 5 (11.63%) ETL
7 5 (11.63%) SOA
7 5 (11.63%) UML
8 4 (9.30%) Monte Carlo Method
9 3 (6.98%) B2B
9 3 (6.98%) B2C
9 3 (6.98%) Customer Analytics
9 3 (6.98%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (6.98%) Marketing Analytics
9 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.98%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) Java
2 1 (2.33%) Apex Code
2 1 (2.33%) COBOL
2 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) CISSP
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) CISA
2 1 (2.33%) CISM
2 1 (2.33%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) MOM
2 1 (2.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) hybris
3 3 (6.98%) IBM
3 3 (6.98%) Pega
4 2 (4.65%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe
5 1 (2.33%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.33%) Splunk
5 1 (2.33%) Trend Micro
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