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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Architect
Rank 525 521 469
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -52
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 32 18 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.041% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.044% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 36
Average daily rate
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£435 £415 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.81% -24.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £368 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £413 £625
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -34.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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 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
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

.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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +4 20 £425 +2.40% 4
South East +2 8 £450 +28.57% 2
Yorkshire -6 2 £350 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
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.NET Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 57 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (71.93%) C#
3 30 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 27 (47.37%) ASP.NET
5 22 (38.60%) WCF
6 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (35.09%) .NET Framework
7 20 (35.09%) SQL Server
8 19 (33.33%) Web Services
9 16 (28.07%) SOA
10 15 (26.32%) SQL
11 13 (22.81%) Visual Studio
11 13 (22.81%) TDD
12 12 (21.05%) MVC
13 10 (17.54%) Scrum
14 8 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (14.04%) CSS
14 8 (14.04%) HTML
15 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
15 7 (12.28%) OO
15 7 (12.28%) CRM
15 7 (12.28%) Finance
15 7 (12.28%) Dynamics CRM
15 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
16 6 (10.53%) HTML5
16 6 (10.53%) Banking
16 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
17 5 (8.77%) XML
17 5 (8.77%) jQuery

.NET Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.75%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.75%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
1 1 (1.75%) FTP
1 1 (1.75%) VPN
1 1 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.51%) DTS
5 1 (1.75%) MS Access
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Visual Studio
2 8 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.51%) ReSharper
3 2 (3.51%) Subversion
3 2 (3.51%) NUnit
3 2 (3.51%) ProC
4 1 (1.75%) JMeter
4 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.75%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.75%) Selenium
4 1 (1.75%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.75%) MSTest
4 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.75%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (47.37%) ASP.NET
3 22 (38.60%) WCF
4 20 (35.09%) .NET Framework
5 19 (33.33%) Web Services
6 8 (14.04%) CSS
6 8 (14.04%) HTML
7 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (10.53%) HTML5
9 5 (8.77%) XML
9 5 (8.77%) jQuery
9 5 (8.77%) WPF
9 5 (8.77%) CSS3
9 5 (8.77%) Unity DI Container
10 4 (7.02%) REST
11 3 (5.26%) WF
11 3 (5.26%) RESTful
11 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 2 (3.51%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.02%) Kindle
2 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.51%) User Experience
3 2 (3.51%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (3.51%) Derivative
3 2 (3.51%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.07%) SOA
3 13 (22.81%) TDD
4 12 (21.05%) MVC
5 10 (17.54%) Scrum
6 7 (12.28%) OO
6 7 (12.28%) CRM
7 5 (8.77%) BDD
8 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.26%) OOD
8 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.51%) Data Transformation
9 2 (3.51%) Memory Management
9 2 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.51%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.51%) Release Management
9 2 (3.51%) Refactoring
9 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (3.51%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 41 (71.93%) C#
2 15 (26.32%) SQL
3 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.75%) C
5 1 (1.75%) VBA
5 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.75%) MCP
2 1 (1.75%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Splunk
2 2 (3.51%) IBM
2 2 (3.51%) Infragistics
3 1 (1.75%) OpenLink
3 1 (1.75%) EMC
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) VMware
3 1 (1.75%) Telerik
3 1 (1.75%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
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