The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 39 37 28
Rank change year-on-year -2 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 6 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.76% 1.86% 4.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 1.95% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 12
Median daily rate £575 £563 £548
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £563 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 £571 £596
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.75 £62.50 £49.50
% change year-on-year -6.00% +26.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 327 307 381
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 95.89% 95.05% 97.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 212 265
Median daily rate £425 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £140.00 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Swindon

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Swindon

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Swindon over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solutions Architect in Swindon

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Swindon region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 17 (85.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 5 (25.00%) Retail
3 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.00%) Actimize
5 3 (15.00%) Identity Management
5 3 (15.00%) SOA
5 3 (15.00%) IBM
5 3 (15.00%) SDLC
5 3 (15.00%) KYC
5 3 (15.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (10.00%) SAP
6 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 2 (10.00%) Data Security
6 2 (10.00%) Middleware
6 2 (10.00%) Retail Banking
6 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) Wealth Management
6 2 (10.00%) SWIFT
7 1 (5.00%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (5.00%) Robotic Automation
7 1 (5.00%) Robotic Process Automation
7 1 (5.00%) Use Case

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 (5.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DWDM
1 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) GIS
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Data Services
General
1 17 (85.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 5 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (10.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (5.00%) Back Office
5 1 (5.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (5.00%) SAP ALE
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Spring
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (10.00%) SWIFT
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) RIA
3 1 (5.00%) Robotics
3 1 (5.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 3 (15.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (15.00%) KYC
2 3 (15.00%) SDLC
2 3 (15.00%) SOA
2 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) Data Security
3 2 (10.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) ETL
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.00%) Use Case
4 1 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) ABAP
1 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Actimize
1 3 (15.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Brocade
3 1 (5.00%) BT
3 1 (5.00%) Ciena
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) Pega