Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 July 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 71 125
Rank change year-on-year -27 +54 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 92 177 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.19% 3.06% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 3.17% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 139 49
Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £426 £425 £393
90th Percentile £675 £618 £580
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £63.13 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +57.81% -33.33%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4066 5592 5641
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.92% 96.56% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2599 3750 3685
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +4.48%
10th Percentile £262 £263 £220
90th Percentile £550 £560 £500
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 174 255
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.32 £8.50 £8.68
90th Percentile £29.03 £33.75 £37.32
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +2.94%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solutions Architect in Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 July 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
West Yorkshire -23 63 £550 +10.00% 14
South Yorkshire -18 15 £540 +10.77% 2
North Yorkshire +10 8 £650 +36.84% 1
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Yorkshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 22 (23.91%) Finance
2 20 (21.74%) SOA
3 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
4 18 (19.57%) .NET
5 17 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (18.48%) TOGAF
6 15 (16.30%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (15.22%) Oracle
7 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
8 13 (14.13%) Java
8 13 (14.13%) CRM
9 12 (13.04%) Web Services
9 12 (13.04%) C#
9 12 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (11.96%) Data Modelling
11 10 (10.87%) Retail
12 9 (9.78%) Data Integration
12 9 (9.78%) NoSQL
12 9 (9.78%) Data Quality
12 9 (9.78%) IT Strategy
13 8 (8.70%) Analytics
13 8 (8.70%) Relational Database
13 8 (8.70%) Open Source
13 8 (8.70%) Banking
13 8 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
13 8 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (8.70%) IBM
14 7 (7.61%) SQL
14 7 (7.61%) Windows
14 7 (7.61%) Technical Architecture

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (2.17%) Apache
1 2 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (2.17%) CMS
2 1 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.09%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.09%) Confluence
2 1 (1.09%) DataSynapse
2 1 (1.09%) IIS
2 1 (1.09%) Mule
2 1 (1.09%) Mule ESB
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.26%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.17%) SAP MDG
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle AGIS
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (1.09%) Primavera
4 1 (1.09%) SAP CAR
4 1 (1.09%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.09%) SAP POS DM
4 1 (1.09%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (4.35%) IaaS
3 4 (4.35%) PaaS
3 4 (4.35%) SaaS
4 3 (3.26%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.09%) iPaaS
5 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) Extranet
1 4 (4.35%) Firewall
1 4 (4.35%) Intranet
2 2 (2.17%) HTTP
3 1 (1.09%) DNS
3 1 (1.09%) FCoE
3 1 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.09%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.09%) LAN
3 1 (1.09%) Multicast
3 1 (1.09%) NAS
3 1 (1.09%) SAN
3 1 (1.09%) SMS
3 1 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.78%) NoSQL
3 8 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.61%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (6.52%) Pentaho
6 4 (4.35%) Big Data
6 4 (4.35%) OLAP
6 4 (4.35%) OLTP
7 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.17%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.17%) MySQL
8 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.09%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.09%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.09%) HBase
9 1 (1.09%) IBM BigInsights
9 1 (1.09%) Impala
9 1 (1.09%) Redis
9 1 (1.09%) Riak
Development Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.09%) JIRA
3 1 (1.09%) Maven
3 1 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (23.91%) Finance
2 10 (10.87%) Retail
3 8 (8.70%) Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
5 1 (1.09%) Back Office
5 1 (1.09%) Games
5 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.57%) .NET
2 12 (13.04%) Web Services
3 7 (7.61%) Middleware
4 4 (4.35%) REST
5 3 (3.26%) Java EE
5 3 (3.26%) SOAP
5 3 (3.26%) Swagger
5 3 (3.26%) XML
6 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.17%) HTML
6 2 (2.17%) IDoc
6 2 (2.17%) J2EE
6 2 (2.17%) JSON
6 2 (2.17%) Node.js
6 2 (2.17%) RESTful
6 2 (2.17%) Spring
6 2 (2.17%) WCF
6 2 (2.17%) Web Dynpro
6 2 (2.17%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Data Centre
1 5 (5.43%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.35%) User Experience
3 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.17%) FMCG
3 2 (2.17%) NHS
3 2 (2.17%) Online Banking
3 2 (2.17%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.09%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.09%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.61%) Windows
2 2 (2.17%) Linux
3 1 (1.09%) Solaris
3 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.74%) SOA
2 17 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.48%) TOGAF
3 13 (14.13%) CRM
4 11 (11.96%) Data Modelling
5 9 (9.78%) Data Integration
5 9 (9.78%) IT Strategy
6 8 (8.70%) Analytics
6 8 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (8.70%) Open Source
7 7 (7.61%) Migration
7 7 (7.61%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (6.52%) Data Strategy
8 6 (6.52%) ERP
9 5 (5.43%) MVC
9 5 (5.43%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (5.43%) Project Management
9 5 (5.43%) Scrum
9 5 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.13%) Java
2 12 (13.04%) C#
3 7 (7.61%) SQL
4 3 (3.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.17%) ABAP
5 2 (2.17%) Python
5 2 (2.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.09%) PHP
6 1 (1.09%) Ruby
6 1 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.78%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.35%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.17%) GDPR
3 2 (2.17%) QA
4 1 (1.09%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.17%) Docker
3 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.09%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.09%) KVM
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.09%) NFS
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.09%) SRDF
4 1 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) SCCM
2 1 (1.09%) Ansible
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.22%) Oracle
3 8 (8.70%) IBM
4 6 (6.52%) Informatica
4 6 (6.52%) Talend
5 4 (4.35%) MuleSoft
5 4 (4.35%) SAP
6 3 (3.26%) VMware
7 2 (2.17%) Cisco
7 2 (2.17%) CyberArk
7 2 (2.17%) Imperva
7 2 (2.17%) NetApp
7 2 (2.17%) Pega
7 2 (2.17%) Qualys
7 2 (2.17%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.17%) Splunk
7 2 (2.17%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.09%) Elastic Path
8 1 (1.09%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.09%) LANDesk
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates - 6 Months initially
Posted: 12 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
University of Sheffield
Rate: £39,324 to £46,924 per annum (Fixed-term until 30/04/20)
Posted: 12 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago