The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Architect
Rank 572 579 528
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -51
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 30 17 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.034% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.037% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 31
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£500 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £304 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £563 £469
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
.NET Architect
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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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48505 46468 43912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.58% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 31427 28658 26407
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1807 1885 1992
Average hourly rate £16.95 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

.NET Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

.NET Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

.NET Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

.NET Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

.NET Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

.NET Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

.NET Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Architect across the England region.

.NET Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

.NET Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +14 17 £513 +13.88% 4
South East -8 5 £375 -
South West - 4 £438 -
West Midlands +3 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £525 -
.NET Architect
UK

.NET Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 53 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (43.40%) SQL Server
3 22 (41.51%) C#
4 18 (33.96%) ASP.NET
4 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (32.08%) MVC
5 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
6 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
6 14 (26.42%) TDD
7 12 (22.64%) .NET Framework
7 12 (22.64%) WCF
8 11 (20.75%) UML
8 11 (20.75%) SOA
9 9 (16.98%) SQL
9 9 (16.98%) Oracle
10 8 (15.09%) CRM
11 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
11 7 (13.21%) Web Services
11 7 (13.21%) Finance
11 7 (13.21%) Dynamics CRM
11 7 (13.21%) WPF
11 7 (13.21%) jQuery
11 7 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (13.21%) BDD
11 7 (13.21%) Entity Framework
11 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database
12 6 (11.32%) RESTful

.NET Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.43%) Node.js
3 4 (7.55%) CMS
3 4 (7.55%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (5.66%) IIS
5 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.89%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (7.55%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (43.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.89%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.89%) DB2
5 1 (1.89%) MS Access
5 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.89%) DataStage
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.66%) Subversion
4 2 (3.77%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.89%) JUnit
5 1 (1.89%) NUnit
5 1 (1.89%) Selenium
5 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.89%) RSpec
5 1 (1.89%) MSTest
5 1 (1.89%) Moq
5 1 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Marketing
4 2 (3.77%) Dutch Language
4 2 (3.77%) French Language
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Electronics
5 1 (1.89%) Law
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (33.96%) ASP.NET
3 12 (22.64%) .NET Framework
3 12 (22.64%) WCF
4 7 (13.21%) WPF
4 7 (13.21%) jQuery
4 7 (13.21%) Web Services
4 7 (13.21%) Entity Framework
4 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (11.32%) SOAP
5 6 (11.32%) RESTful
6 5 (9.43%) Middleware
7 4 (7.55%) XML
7 4 (7.55%) ADO.NET
7 4 (7.55%) REST
7 4 (7.55%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.66%) HTML
8 3 (5.66%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Data Integration
1 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.89%) DataPower
2 1 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.89%) DTV
2 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Android
3 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.08%) MVC
3 14 (26.42%) TDD
4 11 (20.75%) UML
4 11 (20.75%) SOA
5 8 (15.09%) CRM
6 7 (13.21%) BDD
7 6 (11.32%) OO
7 6 (11.32%) Zachman Framework
7 6 (11.32%) TOGAF
8 5 (9.43%) Scrum
8 5 (9.43%) SDLC
9 4 (7.55%) Software Architecture
9 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.66%) Data Migration
10 3 (5.66%) Web Development
10 3 (5.66%) Migration
10 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.66%) Web Application Development
10 3 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) C#
2 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.98%) SQL
4 4 (7.55%) Java
5 3 (5.66%) Ruby
6 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.89%) VB
6 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.77%) MCPD
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.89%) SCOM
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
1 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.98%) Oracle
3 5 (9.43%) TIBCO
4 4 (7.55%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.77%) Facebook
5 2 (3.77%) IBM
6 1 (1.89%) Twitter
6 1 (1.89%) Sybase
6 1 (1.89%) SAP
6 1 (1.89%) HP