Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Solution Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 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.

Business Solutions Architect
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 368 378 393
Rank change year-on-year +10 +15 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Business Solution Architect 8 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.048% 0.018% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.019% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 10
South East median daily rate £550 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -11.11% -14.29%
10th Percentile £530 £375 £425
90th Percentile £573 £425 £514
England median daily rate £550 £600 £525
% change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £60.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15913 15669 18329
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 93.96% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9442 9313 10771
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 648 785 923
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.28
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.46 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Business Solution Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Business Solution Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Business Solution Architect in the South East

Business Solution Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Solution Architect in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Solution Architect in the South East

Business Solution Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Solution Architect within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 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
Thames Valley +7 6 £550 +37.50%
Oxfordshire - 5 £550 -
Hampshire +13 1 - -
Berkshire -2 1 £598 +49.38%
East Sussex - 1 £500 -
Business Solution Architect
England

Business Solution Architect Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Business Solution 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 South East region featuring Business Solution Architect in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Salesforce.com
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Billing
1 5 (62.50%) QA
1 5 (62.50%) Apex Code
1 5 (62.50%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
1 5 (62.50%) Quote-to-Cash
1 5 (62.50%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio
3 1 (12.50%) Teradata
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Pega
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) SAP HR

Business Solution Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (12.50%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
General
1 5 (62.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
1 5 (62.50%) Quote-to-Cash
1 5 (62.50%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Apex Code
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Pega
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Teradata