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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Architect
Rank 535 572 556
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -16
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 86 72 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 49 49
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £438 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £690 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £60.00 - £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
47057 52332 52807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.77% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30804 33337 33423
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1653 2041 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.41 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

.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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +42 84 £525 -4.54% 14
London +39 59 £525 -12.50% 3
East of England 0 6 £475 -17.39% 1
South East +33 5 £700 +55.55%
City of London -3 5 £500 -2.43% 2
Buckinghamshire +19 3 - -
North West +11 3 £513 - 3
East Midlands -8 3 £350 -30.00% 2
North East -28 3 £500 -
Tyne and Wear -30 3 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -31 3 £500 -
Hertfordshire +1 2 £475 -30.90% 1
Northampton -9 2 £350 -33.33% 2
Northamptonshire -13 2 £350 -33.33% 2
West Midlands -24 2 £515 +3.00% 2
Midlands - 2 £600 -
Essex - 2 £550 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £450 -
Peterborough - 2 £450 -
Manchester - 2 £481 - 3
Edinburgh +23 1 £450 -25.00% 1
West Yorkshire +19 1 - - 2
Yorkshire +12 1 - - 2
Leeds +12 1 - - 2
Scotland +12 1 £450 -14.28% 1
Nottingham +3 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -8 1 - -
Coventry -14 1 £515 -6.36% 1
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £700 -

.NET Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 159 (100.00%) .NET
2 84 (52.83%) C#
3 65 (40.88%) Microsoft
4 63 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (35.85%) SQL Server
6 45 (28.30%) ASP.NET
7 42 (26.42%) JavaScript
7 42 (26.42%) SQL
7 42 (26.42%) Microsoft Azure
8 36 (22.64%) .NET Framework
9 35 (22.01%) MVC
9 35 (22.01%) HTML
10 34 (21.38%) CSS
11 29 (18.24%) Scrum
11 29 (18.24%) AngularJS
12 28 (17.61%) Finance
13 25 (15.72%) SOA
13 25 (15.72%) Microservices
14 23 (14.47%) Team Foundation Server
15 22 (13.84%) Web Services
15 22 (13.84%) SOAP
16 20 (12.58%) WCF
17 19 (11.95%) Technical Architecture
17 19 (11.95%) TDD
17 19 (11.95%) React
17 19 (11.95%) REST
18 18 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
19 17 (10.69%) JSON
19 17 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (10.69%) Data Modelling

.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 11 (6.92%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.03%) CMS
3 6 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (3.77%) IIS
3 6 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (2.52%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.26%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.26%) Confluence
6 2 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.26%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) SAP HCM
2 2 (1.26%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.26%) Eloqua
2 2 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.26%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.26%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.63%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (26.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.77%) IaaS
3 6 (3.77%) PaaS
3 6 (3.77%) SaaS
4 3 (1.89%) Data Lake Analytics
5 2 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.26%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (1.26%) Office 365
6 1 (0.63%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.40%) HTTP
2 2 (1.26%) AMQP
2 2 (1.26%) DNS
2 2 (1.26%) LAN
2 2 (1.26%) MQTT
2 2 (1.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.26%) WAN
3 1 (0.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (35.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (4.40%) Big Data
5 7 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.77%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.77%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.14%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.52%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (2.52%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.52%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.52%) SAP HANA
8 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.89%) MySQL
9 3 (1.89%) OLTP
9 3 (1.89%) QlikView
9 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 23 (14.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (8.18%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.40%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.40%) Moq
4 3 (1.89%) JIRA
5 2 (1.26%) Ant
5 2 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.26%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.26%) Maven
5 2 (1.26%) NuGet
5 2 (1.26%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.26%) Subversion
6 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.63%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.63%) Selenium
General
1 28 (17.61%) Finance
2 8 (5.03%) Banking
3 6 (3.77%) Front Office
4 3 (1.89%) Marketing
4 3 (1.89%) Retail
5 2 (1.26%) Law
5 2 (1.26%) Publishing
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Back Office
6 1 (0.63%) Billing
6 1 (0.63%) Electronics
6 1 (0.63%) Games
6 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (28.30%) ASP.NET
3 36 (22.64%) .NET Framework
4 35 (22.01%) HTML
5 34 (21.38%) CSS
6 29 (18.24%) AngularJS
7 22 (13.84%) SOAP
7 22 (13.84%) Web Services
8 20 (12.58%) WCF
9 19 (11.95%) React
9 19 (11.95%) REST
10 17 (10.69%) JSON
11 16 (10.06%) RESTful
11 16 (10.06%) XML
12 15 (9.43%) HTML5
13 11 (6.92%) Entity Framework
13 11 (6.92%) jQuery
14 10 (6.29%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (6.29%) WPF
15 9 (5.66%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.81%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.29%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.66%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.03%) Data Structures
5 7 (4.40%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.14%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.89%) Clustering
7 3 (1.89%) DataPower
8 2 (1.26%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.26%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.26%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.26%) User Experience
9 1 (0.63%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.63%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.55%) Windows
2 4 (2.52%) Unix
3 3 (1.89%) Linux
3 3 (1.89%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.63%) Android
4 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (22.01%) MVC
3 29 (18.24%) Scrum
4 25 (15.72%) Microservices
4 25 (15.72%) SOA
5 19 (11.95%) TDD
5 19 (11.95%) Technical Architecture
6 17 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (10.69%) Data Modelling
7 16 (10.06%) SDLC
8 12 (7.55%) Enterprise Architecture
8 12 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (7.55%) UML
9 11 (6.92%) DevOps
9 11 (6.92%) OO
10 9 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (5.66%) Translating Business Requirements
11 8 (5.03%) BDD
11 8 (5.03%) Software Engineering
11 8 (5.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 84 (52.83%) C#
2 42 (26.42%) JavaScript
2 42 (26.42%) SQL
3 15 (9.43%) T-SQL
4 13 (8.18%) Java
5 9 (5.66%) TypeScript
6 8 (5.03%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.52%) Ruby
8 3 (1.89%) Python
9 2 (1.26%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.26%) C++
9 2 (1.26%) PHP
9 2 (1.26%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.26%) Scala
10 1 (0.63%) F#
10 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.63%) VB
10 1 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (8.81%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) MBA
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.14%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.14%) Docker
2 3 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.89%) Ansible
1 3 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.63%) Control-M
2 1 (0.63%) Grafana
2 1 (0.63%) Graphite
2 1 (0.63%) Packer
2 1 (0.63%) Puppet
2 1 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 65 (40.88%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.43%) Oracle
3 13 (8.18%) SAP
4 11 (6.92%) Apigee
5 7 (4.40%) IBM
5 7 (4.40%) Sitecore
6 5 (3.14%) Adobe
7 4 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.89%) Tableau
9 2 (1.26%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.26%) EMC
9 2 (1.26%) Google
9 2 (1.26%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.26%) Siebel
9 2 (1.26%) Teradata
9 2 (1.26%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.26%) Workday
9 2 (1.26%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.63%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.63%) Splunk
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