Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 24 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 41 53
Rank change year-on-year -9 +12 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 2 7 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.40% 1.52% 4.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 1.58% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 27
Somerset median daily rate £500 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% -10.00%
10th Percentile £475 £446 £413
90th Percentile £525 £489 £545
South West median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £55.88 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Contract vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 479 443 683
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.61% 96.10% 97.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 230 390
Somerset median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.45% +9.93%
10th Percentile £145 £174 £256
90th Percentile £500 £481 £475
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 75 81
Somerset median hourly rate £21.50 £26.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.87% -32.48% +95.96%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £53.25 £42.80 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.00% -16.67% +50.00%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Somerset

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Somerset

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Bath -3 1 £500 -
Solutions Architect
South West

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Somerset region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (50.00%) SAP WM

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

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (50.00%) SAP WM
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP