Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Nottinghamshire during the 6 months to 22 January 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
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 56 29
Rank change year-on-year +5 -27 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 27 24 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 2.88% 2.72% 5.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 2.83% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 17
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £525 £575 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +27.78% -9.55%
10th Percentile £469 £295 £385
90th Percentile £638 £610 £519
East Midlands median daily rate £525 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire. 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
Nottinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Nottinghamshire with a recognized job title 891 848 895
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.89% 96.04% 96.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 474 504
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £226
90th Percentile £569 £535 £519
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 34 55
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.00 £10.18
90th Percentile £37.70 £25.00 £29.90
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £13.55 £13.60
% change year-on-year +10.72% -0.35% -2.89%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Nottinghamshire

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Nottinghamshire

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solutions Architect in Nottinghamshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +6 27 £525 -8.70% 4
Solutions Architect
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Nottinghamshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) TOGAF
2 12 (44.44%) Java
3 11 (40.74%) DevOps
3 11 (40.74%) Software Delivery
4 10 (37.04%) .NET
4 10 (37.04%) Migration
5 8 (29.63%) Project Management
5 8 (29.63%) Retail
5 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (25.93%) Analytics
6 7 (25.93%) Zachman Framework
6 7 (25.93%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (25.93%) C#
6 7 (25.93%) Finance
7 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (22.22%) Big Data
7 6 (22.22%) Data Analytics
7 6 (22.22%) User Experience
7 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (18.52%) SOA
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
8 5 (18.52%) SaaS
9 4 (14.81%) SAP
9 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
9 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (11.11%) Microservices
10 3 (11.11%) IaaS
10 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (11.11%) Web Services

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (18.52%) SaaS
4 3 (11.11%) IaaS
4 3 (11.11%) PaaS
5 2 (7.41%) iPaaS
5 2 (7.41%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Big Data
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (29.63%) Retail
2 7 (25.93%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Local Government
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
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 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Cloud Native
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) TOGAF
3 11 (40.74%) DevOps
3 11 (40.74%) Software Delivery
4 10 (37.04%) Migration
5 8 (29.63%) Project Management
6 7 (25.93%) Analytics
6 7 (25.93%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (25.93%) Zachman Framework
7 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (22.22%) Data Analytics
8 5 (18.52%) SOA
9 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
10 3 (11.11%) Content Management
10 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (11.11%) Microservices
11 2 (7.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 2 (7.41%) Open Source
11 2 (7.41%) SDLC
11 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) Go
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
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%) Docker
1 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Workday
4 1 (3.70%) Casewise
4 1 (3.70%) Sitecore