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 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Architect
Rank 582 559 529
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -30
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 30 23 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.046% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.049% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 37
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £287 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £680 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
50070 46545 44688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.85% 92.44% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32553 28721 27161
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £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 1859 1841 1962
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 31 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 31 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 +5 18 £500 +47.05% 3
South East -25 6 £413 - 1
South West - 4 £431 -
West Midlands -3 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £525 -
.NET Architect
UK

.NET Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (53.49%) SQL Server
3 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
4 19 (44.19%) C#
5 17 (39.53%) ASP.NET
5 17 (39.53%) MVC
6 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (30.23%) .NET Framework
8 12 (27.91%) TDD
9 11 (25.58%) WCF
10 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (20.93%) CRM
10 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
10 9 (20.93%) SQL
10 9 (20.93%) BDD
11 8 (18.60%) Entity Framework
11 8 (18.60%) Finance
12 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
12 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (16.28%) Dynamics CRM
12 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (13.95%) Banking
13 6 (13.95%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (13.95%) Sitecore
13 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (13.95%) CMS
14 5 (11.63%) UML
14 5 (11.63%) jQuery
14 5 (11.63%) Node.js
15 4 (9.30%) NoSQL

.NET Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (16.28%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.95%) CMS
2 6 (13.95%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (11.63%) Node.js
4 3 (6.98%) IIS
5 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.33%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (9.30%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (53.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.65%) MarkLogic
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.33%) DB2
5 1 (2.33%) MS Access
5 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) RSpec
3 1 (2.33%) MSTest
3 1 (2.33%) Moq
3 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.33%) JUnit
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.33%) NUnit
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Dutch Language
4 2 (4.65%) French Language
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Advertising
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
5 1 (2.33%) Law
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (39.53%) ASP.NET
3 13 (30.23%) .NET Framework
4 11 (25.58%) WCF
5 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (18.60%) Entity Framework
7 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (11.63%) jQuery
9 4 (9.30%) WPF
9 4 (9.30%) SOAP
9 4 (9.30%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
10 3 (6.98%) Web Services
10 3 (6.98%) ADO.NET
10 3 (6.98%) RESTful
10 3 (6.98%) Middleware
11 2 (4.65%) XML
11 2 (4.65%) CSS
11 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (4.65%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Data Integration
1 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.33%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) MVC
2 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.91%) TDD
4 9 (20.93%) CRM
4 9 (20.93%) BDD
5 5 (11.63%) UML
6 4 (9.30%) SOA
6 4 (9.30%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (9.30%) SDLC
7 3 (6.98%) Web Application Development
7 3 (6.98%) Software Architecture
7 3 (6.98%) Project Management
7 3 (6.98%) Web Development
7 3 (6.98%) Release Management
7 3 (6.98%) OO
7 3 (6.98%) Scrum
8 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.65%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.65%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) C#
2 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
2 9 (20.93%) SQL
3 3 (6.98%) Java
3 3 (6.98%) Ruby
4 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.33%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) Sitecore
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle
4 2 (4.65%) Facebook
4 2 (4.65%) IBM
4 2 (4.65%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.33%) Twitter
5 1 (2.33%) Sybase
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) HP