Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £493 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 22 July 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 52 45
Rank change year-on-year -12 -7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 6 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.96% 2.55% 3.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 2.61% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 26
Oxford median daily rate £493 £488 £544
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.03% -10.34% -
10th Percentile £463 £463 £444
90th Percentile £601 £525 £653
Oxfordshire median daily rate £493 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +1.03% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire 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 Oxford. 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
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 608 574 700
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 97.12% 97.45% 97.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 422 531
Oxford median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £230 £213 £230
90th Percentile £550 £525 £530
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +18.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 40
Oxford median hourly rate £17.77 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.93% -3.45% -
10th Percentile £10.66 £8.80 £8.25
90th Percentile £77.50 £35.75 £30.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -12.50% +6.67%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Oxford

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Oxford

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Oxford over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solutions Architect in Oxford

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Oxford region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Publishing
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) CMS
1 5 (83.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 5 (83.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
General
1 5 (83.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft