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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Architect
Rank 369 379 353
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 22 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.064% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.069% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 15
Average daily rate
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£425 £415 £501
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -17.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £391 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £545 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £413 £625
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -34.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
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
19419 20386 17954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.45% 93.10% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13766 13980 12108
Average daily rate £438 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 330 383 508
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

.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 23 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

.NET Architect Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 January 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 +21 11 £425 - 2
Croydon - - - -
.NET Architect
England

.NET Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (62.50%) C#
3 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (45.00%) .NET Framework
5 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET
7 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
8 13 (32.50%) Visual Studio
9 12 (30.00%) SQL
10 11 (27.50%) WCF
11 10 (25.00%) Web Services
12 9 (22.50%) TDD
12 9 (22.50%) MVC
13 8 (20.00%) Scrum
13 8 (20.00%) SOA
14 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
14 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
15 6 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
15 6 (15.00%) Unity DI Container
15 6 (15.00%) HTML
15 6 (15.00%) CSS
15 6 (15.00%) CRM
15 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
16 5 (12.50%) OO
16 5 (12.50%) Banking
16 5 (12.50%) Mobile App
16 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
17 4 (10.00%) jQuery
17 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 4 (10.00%) WPF

.NET Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.50%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (7.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.50%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.00%) DTS
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.50%) MSTest
4 2 (5.00%) ReSharper
4 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (5.00%) ProC
5 1 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.50%) NUnit
5 1 (2.50%) Subversion
5 1 (2.50%) JMeter
5 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.50%) NuGet
5 1 (2.50%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.50%) Selenium
5 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
General
1 5 (12.50%) Banking
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (45.00%) .NET Framework
3 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 11 (27.50%) WCF
5 10 (25.00%) Web Services
6 6 (15.00%) Unity DI Container
6 6 (15.00%) HTML
6 6 (15.00%) CSS
7 4 (10.00%) jQuery
7 4 (10.00%) WPF
7 4 (10.00%) CSS3
7 4 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (10.00%) HTML5
7 4 (10.00%) XML
8 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (5.00%) WF
9 2 (5.00%) LINQ
9 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (5.00%) RESTful
9 2 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.00%) Kindle
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Derivative
4 2 (5.00%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (5.00%) User Experience
4 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (22.50%) TDD
2 9 (22.50%) MVC
3 8 (20.00%) Scrum
3 8 (20.00%) SOA
4 6 (15.00%) CRM
5 5 (12.50%) OO
6 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.00%) Release Management
7 2 (5.00%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.00%) Data Transformation
7 2 (5.00%) Memory Management
7 2 (5.00%) BDD
8 1 (2.50%) Project Management
8 1 (2.50%) OOD
8 1 (2.50%) OOP
8 1 (2.50%) RAD
8 1 (2.50%) RUP
8 1 (2.50%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) C#
2 12 (30.00%) SQL
3 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.50%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) MCSD
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Splunk
2 2 (5.00%) Infragistics
2 2 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) OpenLink
3 1 (2.50%) Telerik
3 1 (2.50%) Sitecore