Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Peterborough during the 6 months to 21 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
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 21 33
Rank change year-on-year -22 +12 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 2 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 0.54% 4.87% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 5.02% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Peterborough median daily rate £450 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £550 £505 £650
% change year-on-year +8.91% -22.31% +40.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Peterborough median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough. 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
Peterborough
Contract vacancies in Peterborough with a recognized job title 344 219 229
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.48% 96.90% 98.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 106 126
Peterborough median daily rate £351 £315 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.27% -4.55% +6.45%
10th Percentile £170 £104 £121
90th Percentile £474 £488 £575
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 41
Peterborough median hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.89% +10.42% -20.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.17 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.25 £45.25 £24.25
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% +70.73% -17.17%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Peterborough

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Peterborough

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 21 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 Peterborough region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Visualforce
1 2 (100.00%) Apex Code
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (100.00%) Automotive
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Force.com

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Force.com
General
1 2 (100.00%) Automotive
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Apex Code
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Salesforce.com