Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £505 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newbury during the 6 months to 23 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
Berkshire > Newbury
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 30 30
Rank change year-on-year +12 0 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 20 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 6.27% 1.87% 3.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.92% 2.09% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 7
Newbury median daily rate £505 £475 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% -11.63% +7.50%
10th Percentile £340 £463 £424
90th Percentile £598 £488 £556
Berkshire median daily rate £503 £525 £550
% change year-on-year -4.29% -4.55% +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newbury median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £50.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury. 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
Newbury
Contract vacancies in Newbury with a recognized job title 289 239 316
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.60% 89.51% 91.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 94 116
Newbury median daily rate £395 £350 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.86% -7.35% -11.12%
10th Percentile £256 £226 £263
90th Percentile £525 £500 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Newbury median hourly rate £13.50 £12.25 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.20% -32.88% +7.35%
10th Percentile £9.49 £11.28 £16.25
90th Percentile £14.25 £34.60 £19.35
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year - -32.71% +23.14%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Newbury

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Newbury

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Newbury over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solutions Architect in Newbury

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Newbury region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (30.00%) MS Visio
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) RESTful
4 6 (30.00%) Kanban
4 6 (30.00%) WebCenter
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (15.00%) Big Data
5 3 (15.00%) Analytics
5 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.00%) Teradata
5 3 (15.00%) Billing
6 2 (10.00%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (10.00%) Ab Initio
6 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) JIRA
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.00%) Microservices
6 2 (10.00%) Kafka
6 2 (10.00%) Data Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.00%) Domain Models
7 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury 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 (5.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.00%) nginx
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (30.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (5.00%) Data Mart
2 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
1 2 (10.00%) PowerDesigner
General
1 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) RESTful
1 6 (30.00%) WebCenter
2 2 (10.00%) Kafka
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) J2EE
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Kanban
2 6 (30.00%) Scrum
2 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (15.00%) Analytics
3 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Microservices
5 1 (5.00%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Domain Models
5 1 (5.00%) Machine Learning
5 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Teradata
4 2 (10.00%) Ab Initio
5 1 (5.00%) Cloudera
5 1 (5.00%) Genesys
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper