The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Architect
Rank 78 52 77
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +25
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.12% 0.38% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.40% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Average daily rate
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£550 £500 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
794 497 900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.09% 94.13% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 243 415
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 43 61
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £46.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

.NET Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

.NET Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

.NET Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

.NET Architect Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

.NET Architect
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) BDD

.NET Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft