Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 67 60
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 10 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.22% 1.60% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.69% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 10
South Yorkshire median daily rate £600 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +21.88%
10th Percentile £422 £475 £400
90th Percentile £698 £598 £584
Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. 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 Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 787 1124 935
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 94.77% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 748 621
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +6.80% +15.38%
10th Percentile £195 £250 £213
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 53 86
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% -15.00%
10th Percentile £10.98 £10.10 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.48 £34.99 £25.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.35 £14.00 £13.55
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.34% +0.35%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in South Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in South Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solutions Architect in South Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Sheffield +2 8 £578 +10.00% 1
Solutions Architect
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) Pega
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Microservices
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) React
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) SOLID
3 1 (10.00%) Angular 2
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (10.00%) Business Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Primavera
1 1 (10.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Angular 2
1 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) CSS3
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) JSP
1 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (10.00%) React
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
1 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Analytics
1 2 (20.00%) CRM
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing Analytics
1 2 (20.00%) Microservices
1 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Business Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Contact Management
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) SOLID
2 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Pega
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) VMware