The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 3 months to 29 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
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 20 37
Rank change year-on-year -20 +17  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 7 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.91% 5.96% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 6.25% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
Nottingham median daily rate £475 £513 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.31% +10.81%  
10th Percentile £463 £460 £429
90th Percentile £545 £775 £486
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £488 £513 £463
% change year-on-year -4.87% +10.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottingham median hourly rate - - -
Nottinghamshire 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 Nottingham. 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
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 352 432 407
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 96.17% 95.36% 97.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 700 1132
Nottingham median daily rate £400 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +18.57%  
10th Percentile £250 £270 £140
90th Percentile £538 £630 £549
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £345
% change year-on-year - +15.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 19 15
Nottingham median hourly rate £12.23 £10.88 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.41% +8.75%  
10th Percentile £9.50 £10.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £25.75 £18.75 £32.00
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.23 £17.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year -30.14% -63.15%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Nottingham

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Nottingham

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Nottingham region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 5 (41.67%) TOGAF
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) Unix
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) WCF
4 2 (16.67%) WPF
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (16.67%) API Development
4 2 (16.67%) API Design
4 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (16.67%) SQL

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) WCF
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) WPF
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) TOGAF
2 4 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) API Design
4 2 (16.67%) API Development
4 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
5 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP