Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 6 months to 18 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
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 37 31
Rank change year-on-year -17 -6 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 27 42 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 3.17% 4.70% 5.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 4.93% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 16
Nottingham median daily rate £525 £570 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +26.67% -
10th Percentile £461 £311 £381
90th Percentile £628 £610 £519
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £525 £535 £450
% change year-on-year -1.87% +18.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottingham median hourly rate - - -
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham. 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
Nottingham
Contract vacancies in Nottingham with a recognized job title 811 852 812
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.30% 95.30% 96.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 447 508
Nottingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £273 £213
90th Percentile £563 £550 £495
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 36
Nottingham median hourly rate £13.11 £11.73 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.83% -6.20% -4.76%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £28.50 £21.39 £20.00
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £13.23 £12.28 £13.50
% change year-on-year +7.74% -9.07% +3.85%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Nottingham over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solutions Architect in Nottingham

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Nottingham region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 14 (51.85%) TOGAF
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) DevOps
3 10 (37.04%) Migration
3 10 (37.04%) Java
4 9 (33.33%) .NET
4 9 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 9 (33.33%) Retail
5 7 (25.93%) Zachman Framework
5 7 (25.93%) Big Data
5 7 (25.93%) C#
5 7 (25.93%) Project Management
5 7 (25.93%) Finance
5 7 (25.93%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (22.22%) Web Services
6 6 (22.22%) Data Analytics
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (22.22%) Analytics
6 6 (22.22%) User Experience
6 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (18.52%) SOA
8 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (14.81%) SAP
8 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
8 4 (14.81%) SaaS
9 3 (11.11%) Degree
9 3 (11.11%) Content Management

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 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (3.70%) CMS
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (14.81%) SaaS
4 3 (11.11%) IaaS
5 2 (7.41%) iPaaS
5 2 (7.41%) PaaS
5 2 (7.41%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Big Data
2 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (33.33%) Retail
2 7 (25.93%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Local Government
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) Dropwizard
3 1 (3.70%) Middleware
3 1 (3.70%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) RESTful
3 1 (3.70%) Spring
3 1 (3.70%) Spring Boot
3 1 (3.70%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) User Experience
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Cloud Native
4 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) TOGAF
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) DevOps
3 10 (37.04%) Migration
4 9 (33.33%) Software Delivery
5 7 (25.93%) Project Management
5 7 (25.93%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (25.93%) Zachman Framework
6 6 (22.22%) Analytics
6 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (22.22%) Data Analytics
7 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (18.52%) SOA
8 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
9 3 (11.11%) API Design
9 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (11.11%) Content Management
9 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
9 3 (11.11%) Microservices
10 2 (7.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) COBIT
2 1 (3.70%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (3.70%) HIPAA
2 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
1 4 (14.81%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Workday
3 1 (3.70%) Casewise
3 1 (3.70%) Sage
3 1 (3.70%) Sitecore