The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 3 months to 29 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.

Solution Architect
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 20 41
Rank change year-on-year -18 +21  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 5 34 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.41% 6.92% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 7.17% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £500 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £521
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.75 £61.25 £49.50
% change year-on-year -4.08% +23.73%  

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 348 474 376
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 98.03% 96.54% 98.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 224 182
Median daily rate £368 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 20
Median hourly rate £12.23 £15.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.12% -13.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £48.50 £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

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 March 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 (35.71%) Retail
2 4 (28.57%) IT Strategy
2 4 (28.57%) SAP
3 3 (21.43%) SOAP
3 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) SOA
3 3 (21.43%) webMethods
3 3 (21.43%) RESTful
3 3 (21.43%) Network Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) Software AG
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) CMS
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Unix
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) RUP
4 2 (14.29%) DSDM
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) PL/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 2 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP MDG
1 1 (7.14%) SAP MDM
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.14%) SAP HANA
General
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) RESTful
1 3 (21.43%) SOAP
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) IT Strategy
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Network Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
2 3 (21.43%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) Data Management
3 2 (14.29%) DSDM
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) RUP
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Data Governance
4 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) SAP
2 3 (21.43%) Software AG
2 3 (21.43%) webMethods
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
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