The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Architect
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
.NET Architect
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
165 141 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 90.66% 90.38% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 79 47
Average daily rate £400 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £22.70 £21.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

.NET Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

.NET Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

.NET Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

.NET Architect Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

.NET Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall

.NET Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) TIBCO