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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Architect
Rank 564 524 505
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -19
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 24 29 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.061% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.065% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 38
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£456 £513 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.97% -2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £650 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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
47993 44437 46047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.63% 92.80% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30660 27466 26538
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 1962 2297
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +5 16 £413 -21.42% 2
East of England -20 4 £350 -30.00% 1
East Midlands - 2 £925 -
West Midlands -8 1 £520 +38.66%
North West - - - - 2
South East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
.NET Architect
UK

.NET Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (73.81%) C#
3 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 16 (38.10%) MVC
7 14 (33.33%) Scrum
7 14 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 14 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 12 (28.57%) WCF
8 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 10 (23.81%) SQL
9 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
10 9 (21.43%) Web Services
11 8 (19.05%) OO
11 8 (19.05%) TDD
11 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (14.29%) CSS
13 6 (14.29%) HTML
14 5 (11.90%) MCSD
14 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
14 5 (11.90%) BDD
14 5 (11.90%) KnockoutJS
15 4 (9.52%) Unity DI Container
15 4 (9.52%) MSTest
15 4 (9.52%) Banking
15 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services

.NET Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.38%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (2.38%) Node.js
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) Office 365
3 1 (2.38%) GitHub
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) DTS
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.52%) MSTest
4 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.38%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.38%) NUnit
6 1 (2.38%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.38%) Subversion
6 1 (2.38%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (9.52%) Banking
2 3 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 12 (28.57%) WCF
5 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (21.43%) Web Services
7 6 (14.29%) CSS
7 6 (14.29%) HTML
8 5 (11.90%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (9.52%) Unity DI Container
9 4 (9.52%) XML
10 3 (7.14%) jQuery
10 3 (7.14%) RESTful
10 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 3 (7.14%) REST
11 2 (4.76%) CSS3
11 2 (4.76%) HTML5
11 2 (4.76%) LINQ
11 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.38%) Open Source
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
2 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) MVC
3 14 (33.33%) Scrum
4 8 (19.05%) TDD
4 8 (19.05%) OO
5 5 (11.90%) BDD
6 4 (9.52%) SOA
7 3 (7.14%) CRM
7 3 (7.14%) OOP
7 3 (7.14%) Web Development
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.76%) Refactoring
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (4.76%) OOD
9 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.38%) Project Management
9 1 (2.38%) Validation
9 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.38%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (73.81%) C#
2 10 (23.81%) SQL
3 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.52%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.38%) XAML
5 1 (2.38%) Ruby
5 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
5 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.38%) VBScript
5 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.90%) MCSD
3 2 (4.76%) MCSE
3 2 (4.76%) MCP
3 2 (4.76%) MCPD
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) MCTS
4 1 (2.38%) MCAD
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.76%) IBM
3 2 (4.76%) Lotus
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) Telerik
4 1 (2.38%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.38%) Facebook