The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Architect
Rank 559 551 510
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -41
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 33 19 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.037% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.040% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 33
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£444 £488 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.97% -11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £368 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £550
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average 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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

.NET Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

.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 December 2014.

.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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

.NET Architect Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

.NET Architect
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 33 £444 -8.97% 7
London +26 23 £430 -18.09% 5
City of London +12 8 £425 -17.07% 4
South East -31 3 £450 -10.00%
Yorkshire - 2 £350 - 2
East of England -11 1 £550 +10.00%
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £438 -
West Midlands - 1 £520 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 2
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Renfrewshire - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Egham - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Paisley - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Warwick - - - -
York - - - - 2
Bedfordshire - - - -

.NET Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 58 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (62.07%) C#
3 27 (46.55%) Microsoft
4 24 (41.38%) ASP.NET
5 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (37.93%) SQL Server
7 21 (36.21%) .NET Framework
8 18 (31.03%) WCF
9 17 (29.31%) SQL
10 16 (27.59%) Visual Studio
11 14 (24.14%) MVC
12 13 (22.41%) Web Services
13 12 (20.69%) TDD
13 12 (20.69%) Scrum
14 11 (18.97%) SOA
15 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
16 9 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
16 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
17 8 (13.79%) CRM
17 8 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM
17 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
17 8 (13.79%) Unity DI Container
18 7 (12.07%) Finance
18 7 (12.07%) HTML
18 7 (12.07%) CSS
18 7 (12.07%) OO
19 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
19 5 (8.62%) XML
19 5 (8.62%) Windows

.NET Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.72%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.72%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) Office 365
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) FTP
1 1 (1.72%) VPN
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
1 1 (1.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.17%) DTS
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.72%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (27.59%) Visual Studio
2 9 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.90%) MSTest
4 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.45%) ProC
4 2 (3.45%) NUnit
4 2 (3.45%) Subversion
4 2 (3.45%) ReSharper
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.72%) Selenium
5 1 (1.72%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.72%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.72%) JMeter
5 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.72%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.72%) NuGet
5 1 (1.72%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (41.38%) ASP.NET
3 21 (36.21%) .NET Framework
4 18 (31.03%) WCF
5 13 (22.41%) Web Services
6 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (13.79%) Unity DI Container
7 7 (12.07%) CSS
7 7 (12.07%) HTML
8 5 (8.62%) WPF
8 5 (8.62%) XML
8 5 (8.62%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (8.62%) HTML5
9 4 (6.90%) REST
9 4 (6.90%) CSS3
9 4 (6.90%) jQuery
10 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (5.17%) LINQ
11 2 (3.45%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
1 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) User Experience
2 3 (5.17%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.17%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (3.45%) Derivative
3 2 (3.45%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.45%) Kindle
3 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.72%) Open Source
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Replication
4 1 (1.72%) Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
2 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
2 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.14%) MVC
3 12 (20.69%) Scrum
3 12 (20.69%) TDD
4 11 (18.97%) SOA
5 8 (13.79%) CRM
6 7 (12.07%) OO
7 5 (8.62%) BDD
8 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.17%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.17%) OOD
9 2 (3.45%) OOP
9 2 (3.45%) Migration
9 2 (3.45%) Refactoring
9 2 (3.45%) Data Transformation
9 2 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.45%) Release Management
9 2 (3.45%) Memory Management
10 1 (1.72%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 36 (62.07%) C#
2 17 (29.31%) SQL
3 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.62%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.72%) VBScript
6 1 (1.72%) VBA
6 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.90%) MCSD
3 1 (1.72%) MCP
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (46.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) VMware
2 3 (5.17%) IBM
3 2 (3.45%) Infragistics
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco
4 1 (1.72%) EMC
4 1 (1.72%) OpenLink
4 1 (1.72%) Telerik
4 1 (1.72%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.72%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.72%) Splunk
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