The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Architect
Rank 203 219 210
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 4 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.067% 0.041% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.045% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 9
Average daily rate
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£303 £675 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.18% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £615 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £735 £705
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5567 6726 6552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.03% 92.50% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4200 4892 4752
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 137 159
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £38.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

.NET Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Architect in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

.NET Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Architect across the City of London region.

.NET Architect Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

.NET Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited .NET Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with .NET Architect in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) WCF
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) MVVM
6 1 (16.67%) REST
6 1 (16.67%) CSS3
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (16.67%) DevOps
6 1 (16.67%) XAML
6 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (16.67%) VB.NET

.NET Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited .NET Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with .NET Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) DTS
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
5 1 (16.67%) LINQ
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) MVVM
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) XAML
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft