Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 64 97
Rank change year-on-year -14 +33 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 6 22 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.74% 2.64% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 2.81% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 53
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £413 £499 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.33% +12.13% -14.83%
10th Percentile £406 £463 £389
90th Percentile £524 £550 £620
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £499 £445
% change year-on-year -17.33% +12.13% -14.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne with a recognized job title 769 784 2,188
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.06% 94.00% 90.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 549 1,557
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -16.05%
10th Percentile £256 £249 £225
90th Percentile £588 £540 £513
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 45 102
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.29% -37.50% +75.00%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £29.38 £45.00 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -31.43% -35.19% +70.24%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Newcastle upon Tyne

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Newcastle upon Tyne

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, Solutions Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) PaaS
1 3 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Storage Management
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) Boomi

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Boomi
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) Storage Management
1 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Microservices
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Dell