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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Architect
Rank 552 515 549
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +34
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 23 45 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.092% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.099% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 38 21
Average daily rate
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£350 £538 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.88% +13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £475 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £650 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £500 £375
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
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
46443 45266 50025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.82% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28666 27485 28743
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1833 1984 2511
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.57 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

.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 August 2014.

.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 August 2014. 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 -23 16 £340 -39.55% 5
East of England -24 3 £325 -35.00% 1
North West - 2 £700 - 4
West Midlands -3 1 £425 -
South East -11 1 - - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 1
.NET Architect
UK

.NET Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (65.91%) C#
3 24 (54.55%) MVC
4 22 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
6 12 (27.27%) Visual Studio
6 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 11 (25.00%) WCF
7 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 10 (22.73%) SQL
9 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 8 (18.18%) Windows
10 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (15.91%) Scrum
11 6 (13.64%) Banking
11 6 (13.64%) SOA
11 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (13.64%) Sitecore
11 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
12 5 (11.36%) MCSD
12 5 (11.36%) HTML
12 5 (11.36%) Web Services
12 5 (11.36%) XML
13 4 (9.09%) Retail
13 4 (9.09%) CMS
13 4 (9.09%) Lotus
13 4 (9.09%) CSS

.NET Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) CMS
2 4 (9.09%) IBM Notes
3 3 (6.82%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.27%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (2.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.82%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) GitHub
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) MS Access
2 2 (4.55%) DTS
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.09%) MSTest
4 2 (4.55%) ReSharper
4 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.27%) NUnit
5 1 (2.27%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (13.64%) Banking
2 4 (9.09%) Retail
3 3 (6.82%) Back Office
4 1 (2.27%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 11 (25.00%) WCF
5 5 (11.36%) Web Services
5 5 (11.36%) XML
5 5 (11.36%) HTML
6 4 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (9.09%) Unity DI Container
6 4 (9.09%) CSS
7 3 (6.82%) XML Messaging
7 3 (6.82%) WF
7 3 (6.82%) LINQ
7 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (6.82%) HTML5
7 3 (6.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (4.55%) CSS3
8 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
1 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
1 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.27%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) MVC
2 7 (15.91%) Scrum
3 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.64%) SOA
4 4 (9.09%) OO
4 4 (9.09%) Web Development
5 3 (6.82%) Workflow
5 3 (6.82%) TDD
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.55%) CRM
6 2 (4.55%) OOP
6 2 (4.55%) Migration
6 2 (4.55%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.27%) Database Tuning
7 1 (2.27%) MVVM
7 1 (2.27%) BDD
7 1 (2.27%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.27%) Data Transformation
7 1 (2.27%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (65.91%) C#
2 10 (22.73%) SQL
3 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.55%) VBA
5 2 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.27%) XAML
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby
6 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.36%) MCSD
3 2 (4.55%) MCSE
3 2 (4.55%) MCPD
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) MCTS
4 1 (2.27%) MCP
4 1 (2.27%) MCAD
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Sitecore
3 4 (9.09%) Lotus
4 2 (4.55%) VMware
4 2 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (2.27%) Facebook
5 1 (2.27%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
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