The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Solutions Architect
Rank 600 568 558
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -10
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Solutions Architect 21 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.061% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.065% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 21
Average daily rate £475 £525 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +1.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £525 £500
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
.NET Solutions Architect
UK

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
48678 47959 46948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.75% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32103 29564 29088
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1381 1912 1941
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

.NET Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Solutions Architect in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

.NET Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Solutions Architect across the England region.

.NET Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

.NET Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Solutions Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

.NET Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

.NET Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Solutions Architect across the England region.

.NET Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

.NET Solutions 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 Solutions Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Yorkshire +9 9 £475 -
London -17 9 £575 +4.54% 3
South East -14 3 £550 -7.36%
.NET Solutions Architect
UK

.NET Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited .NET Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (54.84%) Technical Architecture
3 14 (45.16%) C#
3 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
4 13 (41.94%) MVC
5 12 (38.71%) TOGAF
6 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (29.03%) Finance
7 8 (25.81%) Zachman Framework
7 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
7 8 (25.81%) SDLC
7 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (22.58%) Java
8 7 (22.58%) SOA
9 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
10 5 (16.13%) TDD
10 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (12.90%) People Management
11 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (12.90%) REST
11 4 (12.90%) Data Integration
11 4 (12.90%) Banking
11 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (12.90%) SAP
12 3 (9.68%) Web Services
12 3 (9.68%) SQL
12 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
12 3 (9.68%) Web Development
12 3 (9.68%) Degree
12 3 (9.68%) SOLID

.NET Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited .NET Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Aligne
1 1 (3.23%) Maximo
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) JUnit
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) REST
3 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
3 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (9.68%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.23%) Ajax
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (3.23%) J2EE
4 1 (3.23%) Java EE
4 1 (3.23%) jQuery
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) MSMQ
4 1 (3.23%) SOAP
4 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Data Integration
2 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Derivative
3 2 (6.45%) Equities
3 2 (6.45%) Fintech
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Technical Architecture
2 13 (41.94%) MVC
3 12 (38.71%) TOGAF
4 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (25.81%) SDLC
5 8 (25.81%) Zachman Framework
6 7 (22.58%) SOA
7 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (16.13%) TDD
8 4 (12.90%) People Management
8 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
9 3 (9.68%) SOLID
9 3 (9.68%) Web Development
10 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (6.45%) CRM
10 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
10 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (6.45%) Security Architecture
10 2 (6.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) C#
2 7 (22.58%) Java
3 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) MBA
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) SAP
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) ForgeRock
4 1 (3.23%) Pega
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.23%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.23%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) webMethods