The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had .NET Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Architect
Rank 589 564 543
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -21
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 54 82 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 60 36
Median daily rate £525 £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £412 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51263 53972 50323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33277 34146 30521
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1541 2015 2042
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

.NET Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured .NET Architect in the job title.

.NET Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

.NET Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

.NET Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

.NET Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

.NET Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

.NET Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

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

.NET Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

.NET Architect
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -46 51 £525 -2.32% 16
London -4 40 £550 - 8
City of London +31 4 £525 -16.00% 1
South East -8 3 £450 -5.26%
Glasgow - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - - 2
Cambridgeshire +15 2 £475 -9.52%
East of England +15 2 £475 -9.52% 2
Cambridge +13 2 £475 -9.52%
South West -2 2 £500 +12.67% 2
North West -6 2 £525 +3.19% 1
Manchester - 2 £525 - 1
Berkshire +4 1 £350 -22.22%
West Sussex -3 1 £450 -18.18%
Wiltshire -4 1 £500 +14.28%
Worthing -17 1 £450 -18.18%
West Midlands -25 1 £550 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £550 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £500 -
Gloucester - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £350 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £500 -

.NET Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, .NET Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring .NET Architect in the job title.

1 124 (100.00%) .NET
2 56 (45.16%) Microsoft
3 46 (37.10%) C#
4 44 (35.48%) MVC
5 42 (33.87%) SOA
6 38 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 30 (24.19%) Technical Architecture
9 28 (22.58%) ASP.NET
10 25 (20.16%) JavaScript
11 21 (16.94%) .NET Framework
12 20 (16.13%) SQL
13 19 (15.32%) Java
13 19 (15.32%) Finance
13 19 (15.32%) Microsoft Azure
14 18 (14.52%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (12.90%) SDLC
16 15 (12.10%) Microservices
17 14 (11.29%) Web Services
17 14 (11.29%) MS Excel
17 14 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (11.29%) Enterprise Architecture
18 13 (10.48%) REST
19 12 (9.68%) AngularJS
19 12 (9.68%) TOGAF
19 12 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
19 12 (9.68%) CRM
19 12 (9.68%) SharePoint
19 12 (9.68%) HTML
20 11 (8.87%) Oracle

.NET Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (5.65%) CMS
4 5 (4.03%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (4.03%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.42%) IIS
6 2 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.81%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.81%) Confluence
7 1 (0.81%) JBoss
7 1 (0.81%) Mule
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (11.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.42%) Eloqua
2 3 (2.42%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.81%) Aligne
4 1 (0.81%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.81%) Maximo
4 1 (0.81%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.61%) IaaS
3 2 (1.61%) PaaS
3 2 (1.61%) SaaS
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (0.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.81%) Office 365
4 1 (0.81%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) DNS
1 3 (2.42%) HTTP
2 2 (1.61%) AMQP
2 2 (1.61%) MQTT
2 2 (1.61%) Network Security
2 2 (1.61%) WAN
3 1 (0.81%) Firewall
3 1 (0.81%) Internet
3 1 (0.81%) LAN
3 1 (0.81%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.87%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.42%) Big Data
6 2 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.61%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.81%) DB2
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.81%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (14.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (5.65%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.42%) Maven
3 3 (2.42%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.61%) Ant
4 2 (1.61%) JIRA
4 2 (1.61%) Moq
4 2 (1.61%) NuGet
4 2 (1.61%) Subversion
5 1 (0.81%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.81%) Build Forge
5 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.81%) JUnit
5 1 (0.81%) Selenium
General
1 19 (15.32%) Finance
2 7 (5.65%) Banking
3 5 (4.03%) Front Office
4 4 (3.23%) Marketing
5 3 (2.42%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.42%) Law
6 2 (1.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.81%) Electronics
7 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.81%) Publishing
7 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (22.58%) ASP.NET
3 21 (16.94%) .NET Framework
4 14 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (11.29%) Web Services
5 13 (10.48%) REST
6 12 (9.68%) AngularJS
6 12 (9.68%) HTML
7 10 (8.06%) SOAP
8 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (7.26%) CSS
8 9 (7.26%) WCF
9 8 (6.45%) Ajax
9 8 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (5.65%) jQuery
10 7 (5.65%) React
11 6 (4.84%) WPF
12 5 (4.03%) HTML5
12 5 (4.03%) Middleware
12 5 (4.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (7.26%) Algorithms
2 9 (7.26%) Data Structures
3 8 (6.45%) N-Tier
4 6 (4.84%) User Experience
5 4 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.23%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.23%) Derivative
6 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.61%) DataPower
7 2 (1.61%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.61%) Equities
7 2 (1.61%) Fintech
7 2 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.45%) Windows
2 2 (1.61%) Linux
2 2 (1.61%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.81%) Unix
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (35.48%) MVC
2 42 (33.87%) SOA
3 38 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (24.19%) Technical Architecture
5 16 (12.90%) SDLC
6 15 (12.10%) Microservices
7 14 (11.29%) Enterprise Architecture
8 12 (9.68%) CRM
8 12 (9.68%) TOGAF
9 11 (8.87%) TDD
10 10 (8.06%) Scrum
11 9 (7.26%) Data Modelling
11 9 (7.26%) Zachman Framework
12 8 (6.45%) Load Testing
12 8 (6.45%) Use Case
12 8 (6.45%) Web Development
13 7 (5.65%) E-Commerce
13 7 (5.65%) SOLID
13 7 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (4.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 46 (37.10%) C#
2 25 (20.16%) JavaScript
3 20 (16.13%) SQL
4 19 (15.32%) Java
5 4 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.42%) Apex Code
6 3 (2.42%) PHP
6 3 (2.42%) Python
7 2 (1.61%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.61%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.61%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.81%) C++
8 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.81%) VB
8 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.45%) Degree
2 3 (2.42%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.42%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) MBA
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Control-M
1 1 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.87%) Oracle
3 7 (5.65%) IBM
4 6 (4.84%) Sitecore
5 5 (4.03%) Apigee
6 4 (3.23%) SAP
7 3 (2.42%) Hyperion
7 3 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.61%) Google
9 1 (0.81%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.81%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.81%) hybris
9 1 (0.81%) Mashery
9 1 (0.81%) Pega
9 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.81%) Siebel
9 1 (0.81%) Telerik
9 1 (0.81%) Teradata
9 1 (0.81%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.81%) WSO2
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