The median contractor rate for a Business Solution Architect was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 590 632 625
Rank change year-on-year +42 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Solution Architect 20 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.041% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.043% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 15
Median daily rate £538 £650 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.30% +23.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £450 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £617 £728 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +8.33% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44656 51218 52310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.87% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28833 33387 32903
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1533 1989
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Business Solution Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Business Solution Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Solution Architect in the UK

Business Solution Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Solution Architect in the UK

Business Solution Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Solution Architect over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Solution Architect in the UK

Business Solution Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Solution Architect.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Solution Architect in the UK

Business Solution Architect
Top 18 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +19 19 £550 -15.38%
London -3 9 £550 -15.38%
Yorkshire +32 3 £625 +4.16%
Leeds +19 3 £625 +4.16%
West Yorkshire +18 3 £625 +4.16%
North West - 3 £450 -
Berkshire +25 2 £598 +32.77%
South East +14 2 £598 +40.58%
City of London 0 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £525 -
Lancashire - 2 £444 -
East Midlands - 2 £525 -
Scotland - 1 £450 -
Widnes - 1 £475 -
Nottingham - 1 £500 -
Cheshire - 1 £475 -
Edinburgh - 1 £450 -
Bracknell - 1 - -

Business Solution Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 featuring Business Solution Architect in the job title.

1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
2 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (12.90%) Retail
4 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle
4 4 (12.90%) Target Operating Model
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (9.68%) ERP
5 3 (9.68%) Identity Management
5 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (6.45%) Workflow
6 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.45%) SAP
6 2 (6.45%) C
6 2 (6.45%) SQL
6 2 (6.45%) .NET
6 2 (6.45%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (6.45%) SDLC
6 2 (6.45%) Workday
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (6.45%) TSYS

Business Solution Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (6.45%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.23%) Actimize
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.45%) Big Data
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.23%) GIS
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Back Office
5 1 (3.23%) Billing
5 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) MDX
2 1 (3.23%) Node.js
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Basis
2 1 (3.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Online Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) Reinsurance
2 1 (3.23%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (12.90%) Target Operating Model
3 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
3 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (9.68%) ERP
3 3 (9.68%) Identity Management
4 2 (6.45%) Business Transformation
4 2 (6.45%) Change Management
4 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.45%) SDLC
4 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
4 2 (6.45%) Workflow
5 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.23%) Data Encryption
5 1 (3.23%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (3.23%) KYC
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) C
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) CBAP
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (3.23%) EMIR
1 1 (3.23%) FedRAMP
1 1 (3.23%) GAAP
1 1 (3.23%) GDPR
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (3.23%) MiFID
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.23%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) SAP
2 2 (6.45%) TSYS
2 2 (6.45%) Workday
3 1 (3.23%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.23%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Pega
3 1 (3.23%) Teradata