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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Architect
UK
Rank 520 558 531
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -27
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 80 60 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 44 41
Median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £513
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
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
42483 48201 47260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 30615 29774
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1765 1883
Median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

.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 18 January 2017.

.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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +47 79 £525 +5.00% 9
London +31 47 £575 +9.52% 3
East of England +6 6 £475 -18.27% 1
South East +24 5 £700 +55.55% 1
West Yorkshire +20 5 £500 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire +14 5 £500 +11.11% 1
City of London -11 5 £456 -20.65% 2
East Midlands +2 4 £363 -27.50% 1
North East -14 4 £500 -
Northampton -10 3 £363 -27.50%
Northamptonshire -14 3 £363 -27.50%
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 3 £500 -
Tyne and Wear -20 3 £500 -
South West +8 2 £625 +5.93%
Buckinghamshire +8 2 - -
Bristol +3 2 £625 +20.77%
Hertfordshire +1 2 £475 -30.90% 1
West Midlands -11 2 £515 +3.00% 1
North West - 2 £481 - 1
Midlands - 2 £600 -
Essex - 2 £550 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £450 -
Peterborough - 2 £450 -
Manchester - 2 £481 - 1
Scotland +24 1 £450 -25.00%
Edinburgh +18 1 £450 -25.00%
Leeds +5 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire +4 1 - - 1
Nottingham +3 1 - - 1
Birmingham -8 1 - -

.NET Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, .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.

1 146 (100.00%) .NET
2 80 (54.79%) C#
3 57 (39.04%) SQL Server
3 57 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (37.67%) Microsoft
5 44 (30.14%) JavaScript
6 41 (28.08%) ASP.NET
7 39 (26.71%) SQL
7 39 (26.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 35 (23.97%) MVC
9 34 (23.29%) HTML
10 33 (22.60%) CSS
11 32 (21.92%) .NET Framework
12 25 (17.12%) Scrum
13 24 (16.44%) AngularJS
14 23 (15.75%) Finance
14 23 (15.75%) Team Foundation Server
15 22 (15.07%) Microservices
16 21 (14.38%) WCF
16 21 (14.38%) TDD
16 21 (14.38%) SOAP
17 19 (13.01%) REST
18 18 (12.33%) Web Services
18 18 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (11.64%) JSON
20 16 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
20 16 (10.96%) XML
21 15 (10.27%) T-SQL
21 15 (10.27%) SOA
21 15 (10.27%) MS Excel

.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 13 (8.90%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.48%) CMS
3 5 (3.42%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.42%) IIS
4 4 (2.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.37%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.37%) Confluence
6 2 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.37%) JBoss
6 2 (1.37%) NServiceBus
6 2 (1.37%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (10.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.42%) MS Office
2 5 (3.42%) MS Project
3 2 (1.37%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.05%) SAP HCM
2 3 (2.05%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.68%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.68%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.68%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (26.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.42%) IaaS
3 5 (3.42%) PaaS
3 5 (3.42%) SaaS
4 3 (2.05%) Data Lake Analytics
5 2 (1.37%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (1.37%) Office 365
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.68%) Boomi
6 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.11%) HTTP
2 2 (1.37%) LAN
2 2 (1.37%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.37%) WAN
3 1 (0.68%) AMQP
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) MQTT
3 1 (0.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (39.04%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.48%) NoSQL
3 8 (5.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.42%) Big Data
5 5 (3.42%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.42%) MySQL
5 5 (3.42%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.42%) SAP HANA
6 4 (2.74%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (2.74%) Data Mining
6 4 (2.74%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (2.05%) OLTP
7 3 (2.05%) QlikView
7 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 23 (15.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (8.90%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.79%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.42%) Moq
5 3 (2.05%) JIRA
6 2 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.37%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 23 (15.75%) Finance
2 7 (4.79%) Banking
3 3 (2.05%) Retail
4 2 (1.37%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.37%) Law
4 2 (1.37%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
5 1 (0.68%) Back Office
5 1 (0.68%) Billing
5 1 (0.68%) Electronics
5 1 (0.68%) Front Office
5 1 (0.68%) Games
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Publishing
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (28.08%) ASP.NET
3 34 (23.29%) HTML
4 33 (22.60%) CSS
5 32 (21.92%) .NET Framework
6 24 (16.44%) AngularJS
7 21 (14.38%) SOAP
7 21 (14.38%) WCF
8 19 (13.01%) REST
9 18 (12.33%) Web Services
10 17 (11.64%) JSON
11 16 (10.96%) XML
12 15 (10.27%) React
13 13 (8.90%) HTML5
13 13 (8.90%) RESTful
14 12 (8.22%) jQuery
15 9 (6.16%) Entity Framework
16 8 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (5.48%) ASP.NET Web API
17 7 (4.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.90%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.85%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (6.85%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.74%) Clustering
5 4 (2.74%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.05%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.37%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.37%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.37%) User Experience
8 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.68%) DataPower
8 1 (0.68%) iSeries
8 1 (0.68%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.53%) Windows
2 5 (3.42%) Unix
3 3 (2.05%) Linux
3 3 (2.05%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.68%) Android
5 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (23.97%) MVC
3 25 (17.12%) Scrum
4 22 (15.07%) Microservices
5 21 (14.38%) TDD
6 18 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (10.27%) SOA
8 12 (8.22%) CRM
8 12 (8.22%) OO
8 12 (8.22%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (7.53%) BDD
9 11 (7.53%) Data Modelling
9 11 (7.53%) DevOps
9 11 (7.53%) SDLC
10 10 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (6.85%) Software Engineering
10 10 (6.85%) UML
11 9 (6.16%) Migration
12 8 (5.48%) Analytics
12 8 (5.48%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 80 (54.79%) C#
2 44 (30.14%) JavaScript
3 39 (26.71%) SQL
4 15 (10.27%) T-SQL
5 10 (6.85%) Java
6 8 (5.48%) TypeScript
7 7 (4.79%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.74%) PHP
8 4 (2.74%) Ruby
9 3 (2.05%) Python
10 2 (1.37%) C++
10 2 (1.37%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.37%) Scala
11 1 (0.68%) COBOL
11 1 (0.68%) F#
11 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (9.59%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.85%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.42%) Docker
2 3 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.05%) Ansible
1 3 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.68%) Grafana
2 1 (0.68%) Graphite
2 1 (0.68%) Packer
2 1 (0.68%) Puppet
2 1 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 55 (37.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.59%) Oracle
3 13 (8.90%) SAP
4 8 (5.48%) Apigee
5 7 (4.79%) Sitecore
6 5 (3.42%) Adobe
7 4 (2.74%) IBM
8 3 (2.05%) Tableau
8 3 (2.05%) Workday
9 2 (1.37%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.37%) EMC
9 2 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.37%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.68%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.68%) Google
10 1 (0.68%) Infor
10 1 (0.68%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.68%) Siebel
10 1 (0.68%) Teradata
10 1 (0.68%) TIBCO
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