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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Architect
Rank 54 61 67
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.35% 0.48% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.49% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £606 £638 £565
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.90% +12.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
.NET Architect
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
522 611 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.55% 96.98% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 313 334
Average daily rate £385 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 46 52
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.86 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £38.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

.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 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) Apigee
3 1 (25.00%) Mashery
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (25.00%) hybris
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) B2B
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat

.NET Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Microservices
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Apigee
2 1 (25.00%) hybris
2 1 (25.00%) Mashery
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat