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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Architect
Rank 582 562 552
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -10
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 59 76 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 55 43
Median daily rate £500 £550 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +21.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £600 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £550 £450
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
50897 51337 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.72% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 31650 30786
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1482 2063 2112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

.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 25 May 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 30 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 25 May 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 -31 59 £500 -9.09% 15
London -6 22 £560 +1.81% 5
South East -1 19 £525 -4.54% 2
Yorkshire +1 9 £475 +5.55% 2
Buckinghamshire - 9 £575 -
Milton Keynes - 9 £575 -
City of London +43 7 £650 +18.18% 1
Brighton +8 7 £425 -29.16%
East Sussex +7 7 £425 -29.16%
York +12 5 £475 -
North Yorkshire +9 5 £475 -
West Yorkshire -5 5 £475 +5.55% 2
Leeds -6 5 £475 +2.70% 2
South West -3 4 £500 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £500 - 1
Swindon - 3 £500 -
North West - 2 £425 - 2
East Midlands +13 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +2 1 - -
Nottingham 0 1 - -
Hull -2 1 £475 -
Berkshire -3 1 £525 - 1
East Yorkshire -3 1 £475 -
West Midlands -9 1 £500 -13.04% 1
East of England -9 1 - - 2
Warwickshire - 1 £500 -
Middlesex - 1 £475 -
Surrey - 1 £525 - 1
Dorset - 1 £390 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 2

.NET Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 100 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (45.00%) C#
3 44 (44.00%) MVC
4 38 (38.00%) Microsoft
5 32 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (26.00%) SOA
6 26 (26.00%) SQL Server
7 20 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
8 19 (19.00%) CMS
8 19 (19.00%) JavaScript
9 16 (16.00%) TDD
9 16 (16.00%) REST
9 16 (16.00%) Sitecore
10 15 (15.00%) Sitecore CMS
10 15 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 15 (15.00%) ASP.NET
11 13 (13.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (13.00%) Finance
11 13 (13.00%) SQL
12 12 (12.00%) Java
12 12 (12.00%) .NET Framework
12 12 (12.00%) WCF
13 11 (11.00%) NoSQL
13 11 (11.00%) TOGAF
13 11 (11.00%) SharePoint
13 11 (11.00%) SOLID
14 10 (10.00%) SDLC
14 10 (10.00%) MS Excel
14 10 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (9.00%) Mentoring

.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 19 (19.00%) CMS
2 15 (15.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (11.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.00%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (4.00%) Umbraco
6 3 (3.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.00%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (1.00%) Confluence
8 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.00%) JBoss
8 1 (1.00%) Mule
8 1 (1.00%) NServiceBus
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.00%) Aligne
3 1 (1.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.00%) Office 365
3 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.00%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (1.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) Network Security
2 1 (1.00%) DNS
2 1 (1.00%) Firewall
2 1 (1.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.00%) NAS
2 1 (1.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.00%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.00%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (9.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.00%) JIRA
2 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.00%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.00%) Build Forge
3 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.00%) JUnit
3 1 (1.00%) Maven
3 1 (1.00%) Subversion
General
1 13 (13.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Banking
3 3 (3.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.00%) Electronics
4 2 (2.00%) Legal
4 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.00%) Law
5 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (16.00%) REST
3 15 (15.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (13.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (12.00%) .NET Framework
5 12 (12.00%) WCF
6 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (6.00%) SOAP
7 6 (6.00%) Web Services
8 5 (5.00%) Ajax
8 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (5.00%) HTML
8 5 (5.00%) jQuery
9 4 (4.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (4.00%) CSS
10 3 (3.00%) Java EE
10 3 (3.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (2.00%) Middleware
12 1 (1.00%) Hibernate
12 1 (1.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (8.00%) N-Tier
3 6 (6.00%) User Experience
4 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.00%) Derivative
5 2 (2.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.00%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.00%) Equities
5 2 (2.00%) Fintech
6 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.00%) RIA
6 1 (1.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.00%) Windows
2 3 (3.00%) Linux
3 2 (2.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.00%) Unix
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.00%) MVC
2 32 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (26.00%) SOA
4 20 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 16 (16.00%) TDD
6 11 (11.00%) SOLID
6 11 (11.00%) TOGAF
7 10 (10.00%) SDLC
8 9 (9.00%) Mentoring
8 9 (9.00%) Zachman Framework
9 8 (8.00%) CRM
9 8 (8.00%) Load Testing
9 8 (8.00%) Use Case
10 6 (6.00%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.00%) Microservices
10 6 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.00%) UML
11 5 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (5.00%) OO
11 5 (5.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (45.00%) C#
2 19 (19.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (13.00%) SQL
4 12 (12.00%) Java
5 4 (4.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.00%) PHP
7 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.00%) Python
7 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) MBA
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.00%) Sitecore
3 6 (6.00%) Oracle
4 5 (5.00%) EPiServer
4 5 (5.00%) SAP
5 2 (2.00%) IBM
5 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.00%) Apigee
6 1 (1.00%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.00%) hybris
6 1 (1.00%) Mashery
6 1 (1.00%) Pega
6 1 (1.00%) Splunk
6 1 (1.00%) Telerik
6 1 (1.00%) VMware
6 1 (1.00%) webMethods
6 1 (1.00%) WSO2
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