The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Architect
Rank 388 373 359
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 11 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.051% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.054% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 11
Average daily rate
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£475 £420 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £463 £650
% change year-on-year
-21.62% -28.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
.NET Architect
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19643 20190 18456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.91% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13788 13644 12573
Average daily rate £446 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 387 425
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

.NET Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

.NET Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

.NET Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

.NET Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

.NET Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

.NET Architect Daily Rate Histogram in London

.NET Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

.NET Architect Hourly Rate Trend in London

.NET Architect
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
City of London +23 8 £425 - 3
.NET Architect
England

.NET Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (53.13%) C#
3 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (40.63%) .NET Framework
5 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
7 10 (31.25%) SQL
7 10 (31.25%) TDD
7 10 (31.25%) WCF
8 9 (28.13%) Web Services
8 9 (28.13%) SOA
9 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (18.75%) CRM
10 6 (18.75%) CSS
10 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
10 6 (18.75%) HTML
11 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
11 5 (15.63%) MVC
11 5 (15.63%) Scrum
11 5 (15.63%) WPF
11 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
12 4 (12.50%) HTML5
12 4 (12.50%) CSS3
12 4 (12.50%) jQuery
12 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (12.50%) Kindle
12 4 (12.50%) Banking
12 4 (12.50%) Finance

.NET Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (15.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) NServiceBus
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (9.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (3.13%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.13%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 2 (6.25%) ProC
4 1 (3.13%) JMeter
4 1 (3.13%) NUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Subversion
4 1 (3.13%) ReSharper
4 1 (3.13%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.13%) NuGet
4 1 (3.13%) Artifactory
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
1 4 (12.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (40.63%) .NET Framework
3 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
4 10 (31.25%) WCF
5 9 (28.13%) Web Services
6 6 (18.75%) CSS
6 6 (18.75%) HTML
7 5 (15.63%) WPF
8 4 (12.50%) jQuery
8 4 (12.50%) HTML5
8 4 (12.50%) XML
8 4 (12.50%) CSS3
9 3 (9.38%) REST
9 3 (9.38%) Unity DI Container
9 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (6.25%) Task Parallel Library
10 2 (6.25%) RESTful
10 2 (6.25%) WF
11 1 (3.13%) LINQ
11 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.50%) Kindle
3 2 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (6.25%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Derivative
3 2 (6.25%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (3.13%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) TDD
3 9 (28.13%) SOA
4 6 (18.75%) CRM
5 5 (15.63%) MVC
5 5 (15.63%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.38%) OO
8 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (6.25%) Release Management
8 2 (6.25%) Multithreading
8 2 (6.25%) Memory Management
8 2 (6.25%) BDD
9 1 (3.13%) Data Transformation
9 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (3.13%) DevOps
9 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (3.13%) Refactoring
9 1 (3.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) C#
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Infragistics
2 2 (6.25%) Splunk
3 1 (3.13%) Telerik
3 1 (3.13%) OpenLink
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) IBM