The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 56 102
Rank change year-on-year -24 +46  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 40 102 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.91% 3.49% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 3.63% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 81 20
Median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £495 £512
% change year-on-year +6.06% -3.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.75 £60.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +21.21%  

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 2038 2811 2836
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.09% 96.10% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1273 1929 1786
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 103 136
Median hourly rate £12.75 £13.81 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.67% +6.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £40.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 3 months to 25 April 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 3 months to 25 April 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
West Yorkshire -30 19 £538 +11.39% 11
North Yorkshire +6 8 £600 +26.31%
South Yorkshire -13 8 £425 -10.52% 1
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 26 (29.89%) SOA
2 24 (27.59%) Finance
3 20 (22.99%) Java
4 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (20.69%) Retail
6 17 (19.54%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
7 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
8 12 (13.79%) Web Services
9 11 (12.64%) JavaScript
9 11 (12.64%) TOGAF
9 11 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (12.64%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (10.34%) SQL
10 9 (10.34%) .NET
10 9 (10.34%) Windows
10 9 (10.34%) Linux
11 8 (9.20%) PHP
11 8 (9.20%) Oracle
11 8 (9.20%) Node.js
11 8 (9.20%) Domain Models
12 7 (8.05%) Docker
12 7 (8.05%) MVC
12 7 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (8.05%) Banking
12 7 (8.05%) Apache
12 7 (8.05%) CRM
13 6 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (6.90%) C#
13 6 (6.90%) MySQL

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 7 (8.05%) Apache
2 5 (5.75%) CMS
3 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.30%) CICS
4 2 (2.30%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.30%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.15%) Confluence
5 1 (1.15%) DataSynapse
5 1 (1.15%) IIS
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.45%) SAP HCM
2 3 (3.45%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.15%) SAP CAR
3 1 (1.15%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.15%) SAP POS DM
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.60%) IaaS
3 4 (4.60%) PaaS
3 4 (4.60%) SaaS
4 1 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.15%) G Suite
4 1 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.15%) iPaaS
4 1 (1.15%) Office 365
4 1 (1.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) AMQP
1 4 (4.60%) Extranet
1 4 (4.60%) Firewall
1 4 (4.60%) HTTP
1 4 (4.60%) Internet
1 4 (4.60%) Intranet
1 4 (4.60%) Network Security
2 2 (2.30%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (1.15%) FCoE
3 1 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.15%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.15%) LAN
3 1 (1.15%) Multicast
3 1 (1.15%) NAS
3 1 (1.15%) SAN
3 1 (1.15%) WAN
3 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (6.90%) MySQL
3 4 (4.60%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.60%) OLAP
3 4 (4.60%) OLTP
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.45%) Big Data
4 3 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.45%) Redis
5 2 (2.30%) DB2
5 2 (2.30%) Informix
6 1 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.15%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.15%) HBase
6 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.15%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.30%) JMeter
1 2 (2.30%) Maven
1 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.15%) JIRA
2 1 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (27.59%) Finance
2 18 (20.69%) Retail
3 7 (8.05%) Banking
4 4 (4.60%) Games
5 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.15%) Back Office
6 1 (1.15%) iGaming
6 1 (1.15%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.79%) Web Services
2 9 (10.34%) .NET
3 8 (9.20%) Node.js
4 6 (6.90%) Middleware
5 5 (5.75%) Spring
5 5 (5.75%) XML
6 4 (4.60%) Dropwizard
6 4 (4.60%) HTML
6 4 (4.60%) Kafka
6 4 (4.60%) LAMP
6 4 (4.60%) Swagger
7 3 (3.45%) Hibernate
7 3 (3.45%) JSON
7 3 (3.45%) RESTful
8 2 (2.30%) CSS
8 2 (2.30%) CSS3
8 2 (2.30%) J2EE
8 2 (2.30%) REST
8 2 (2.30%) Spring MVC
8 2 (2.30%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.60%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.60%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.45%) NHS
4 2 (2.30%) Clustering
4 2 (2.30%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.30%) FMCG
4 2 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.30%) Replication
4 2 (2.30%) RIA
5 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.15%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.34%) Linux
1 9 (10.34%) Windows
2 3 (3.45%) Solaris
3 2 (2.30%) AIX
3 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.30%) SUSE
3 2 (2.30%) zOS
4 1 (1.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.89%) SOA
2 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (12.64%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (12.64%) TOGAF
4 8 (9.20%) Domain Models
5 7 (8.05%) CRM
5 7 (8.05%) MVC
5 7 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (6.90%) Data Management
6 6 (6.90%) Migration
6 6 (6.90%) Open Source
7 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.75%) DevOps
7 5 (5.75%) High Availability
7 5 (5.75%) IT Strategy
7 5 (5.75%) Workflow
8 4 (4.60%) B2B
8 4 (4.60%) B2C
8 4 (4.60%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.99%) Java
2 11 (12.64%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.34%) SQL
4 8 (9.20%) PHP
5 6 (6.90%) C#
6 2 (2.30%) Python
6 2 (2.30%) Ruby
7 1 (1.15%) C
7 1 (1.15%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) IFRS
1 5 (5.75%) IFRS 9
2 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (8.05%) Docker
2 4 (4.60%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.15%) KVM
4 1 (1.15%) NFS
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.15%) SRDF
4 1 (1.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Nagios
2 1 (1.15%) Ansible
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle
3 5 (5.75%) SAP
4 4 (4.60%) Cognos
4 4 (4.60%) Splunk
5 3 (3.45%) Intel
5 3 (3.45%) VMware
6 2 (2.30%) CyberArk
6 2 (2.30%) IBM
6 2 (2.30%) Imperva
6 2 (2.30%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.30%) Qualys
6 2 (2.30%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.15%) BT
7 1 (1.15%) Cisco
7 1 (1.15%) EMC
7 1 (1.15%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.15%) NetApp
7 1 (1.15%) Pega
7 1 (1.15%) Sybase
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