Period
to 9 July 2020

The median contractor rate for a Chief Solutions Architect was £825 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

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.

Chief Solution Architect
UK
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 585 - 895
Rank change year-on-year - +895 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Chief Solutions Architect 3 0 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% - 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% - 0.001%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £825 - £563
10th Percentile £813 - £556
90th Percentile £848 - £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £825 - £563
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 38,586 88,787 98,666
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.51% 94.56% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,173 58,443 64,489
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £256 £266 £268
90th Percentile £660 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.41% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,570 2,936 3,183
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33% -3.86%
10th Percentile £12.02 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.50 £48.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.06 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.77% +3.17% -1.52%

Chief Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Chief Solutions Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Chief Solutions Architect in the UK

Chief Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Chief Solutions Architect.

Daily rate trend for Chief Solutions Architect in the UK

Chief Solutions Architect
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Solutions Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 9 July 2020. 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
England - 3 £825 -
UK excluding London - 3 £825 -
North of England - 3 £825 -
North West - 2 £825 -
North East - 1 £850 -

Chief Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, Chief Solutions Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Chief Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Data Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Informatica
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Hive
3 1 (33.33%) AWS

Chief Solutions 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Hive
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Informatica