The median contractor rate for a Business Solution Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Solutions Architect
UK
Rank 590 611 591
Rank change year-on-year +21 -20  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Solution Architect 9 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.032% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.034% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 24
Median daily rate £575 £500 £534
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -6.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £441 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £570 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £525 £511
% change year-on-year +9.52% +2.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £66.25 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +33.83%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.25 £49.50
% change year-on-year - +33.83%  

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 42403 50275 49651
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.18% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27453 32530 30008
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 1573 1955
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Solution Architect.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Solution Architect in the UK

Business Solution Architect
Top 12 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 23 March 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 +28 9 £575 +15.00% 3
South West +1 5 £569 +3.40% 2
Swindon +3 4 £563 - 1
Wiltshire +2 4 £563 - 2
London +13 2 £650 +31.64% 1
South East +16 1 £575 +9.52%
East Midlands - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - -
Bath - 1 £575 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £575 -
Somerset - 1 £575 -

Business Solution Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) SAP
2 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 3 (14.29%) SAP Travel Management
3 3 (14.29%) SAP TM
4 2 (9.52%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (9.52%) KYC
4 2 (9.52%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 2 (9.52%) Workday
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (9.52%) IT Strategy
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Actimize
4 2 (9.52%) Workflow
4 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
4 2 (9.52%) C
4 2 (9.52%) ERP
5 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) SOA

Business Solution Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 (9.52%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (14.29%) SAP Travel Management
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) PBX
1 1 (4.76%) Skype
1 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.76%) GIS
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
2 1 (4.76%) Front Office
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) SAP TM
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.76%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
1 1 (4.76%) Equities
1 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
1 1 (4.76%) Market Risk
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 2 (9.52%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
2 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
2 2 (9.52%) ERP
2 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
2 2 (9.52%) IT Strategy
2 2 (9.52%) KYC
2 2 (9.52%) Target Operating Model
2 2 (9.52%) Workflow
3 1 (4.76%) Business Transformation
3 1 (4.76%) Cash Management
3 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (4.76%) Data Governance
3 1 (4.76%) OpenUP
3 1 (4.76%) Process Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
3 1 (4.76%) Quantitative Finance
3 1 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Basel III
1 1 (4.76%) GDPR
1 1 (4.76%) IFRS
1 1 (4.76%) IFRS 9
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.76%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) SAP
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Actimize
3 2 (9.52%) Workday
4 1 (4.76%) Bloomberg
4 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Reuters
Wiltshire
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
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