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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Architect
Rank 534 526 472
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -54
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 30 20 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.044% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.047% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 36
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£450 £438 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -27.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £411 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £525 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £463 £650
% change year-on-year
-21.62% -28.84%
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
44005 42325 37797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.52% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27481 25452 22049
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1708 1839 2121
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

.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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -15 11 £475 +13.09% 6
West Midlands -2 5 £363 -21.62% 2
South East -27 5 - - 3
East of England +8 4 £475 -
Yorkshire -10 2 £350 - 2
East Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 3
.NET Architect
UK

.NET Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 60 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (63.33%) C#
3 27 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 26 (43.33%) ASP.NET
5 23 (38.33%) SOA
6 21 (35.00%) Web Services
6 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (35.00%) WCF
7 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 17 (28.33%) .NET Framework
8 17 (28.33%) TDD
9 14 (23.33%) SQL
10 11 (18.33%) Scrum
11 10 (16.67%) Visual Studio
11 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 9 (15.00%) HTML
12 9 (15.00%) OO
13 8 (13.33%) CSS
13 8 (13.33%) MVC
13 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (11.67%) REST
14 7 (11.67%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (11.67%) Dynamics CRM
14 7 (11.67%) Finance
14 7 (11.67%) CRM
14 7 (11.67%) Windows
14 7 (11.67%) XML
14 7 (11.67%) Oracle
15 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
15 6 (10.00%) WPF

.NET Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (1.67%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.67%) Endur
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) Network Security
2 1 (1.67%) FTP
2 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.67%) MS Access
6 1 (1.67%) DTS
6 1 (1.67%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.33%) Subversion
4 2 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (3.33%) ProC
4 2 (3.33%) NUnit
4 2 (3.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.67%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.67%) NuGet
5 1 (1.67%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.67%) JMeter
5 1 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.67%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.67%) Selenium
5 1 (1.67%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (43.33%) ASP.NET
3 21 (35.00%) Web Services
3 21 (35.00%) WCF
4 17 (28.33%) .NET Framework
5 9 (15.00%) HTML
6 8 (13.33%) CSS
7 7 (11.67%) XML
7 7 (11.67%) REST
8 6 (10.00%) jQuery
8 6 (10.00%) RESTful
8 6 (10.00%) HTML5
8 6 (10.00%) WPF
9 5 (8.33%) CSS3
10 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
10 4 (6.67%) SOAP
11 3 (5.00%) WF
11 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (3.33%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.67%) Kindle
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) User Experience
4 2 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.33%) Derivative
4 2 (3.33%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.67%) DataPower
5 1 (1.67%) Open Source
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) SOA
2 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (28.33%) TDD
4 11 (18.33%) Scrum
5 9 (15.00%) OO
6 8 (13.33%) MVC
7 7 (11.67%) CRM
8 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.33%) BDD
8 5 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (6.67%) TOGAF
9 4 (6.67%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.67%) OOD
9 4 (6.67%) UML
10 3 (5.00%) Migration
10 3 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
11 2 (3.33%) Project Management
11 2 (3.33%) Multithreading
11 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (63.33%) C#
2 14 (23.33%) SQL
3 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.67%) VBA
6 1 (1.67%) Java
6 1 (1.67%) VBScript
6 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.67%) MCPD
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.33%) Splunk
4 2 (3.33%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.67%) VMware
5 1 (1.67%) Telerik
5 1 (1.67%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco
5 1 (1.67%) IBM
5 1 (1.67%) EMC
5 1 (1.67%) OpenLink
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