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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Architect
Rank 586 560 522
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -38
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 19 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.040% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.043% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 20
Average daily rate
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£525 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £368 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
50225 48710 42844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.47% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31072 30211 24612
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1971 1993 2105
Average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

.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 26 May 2015.

.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 17 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 26 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 19 £525 +23.52% 7
London -1 5 £528 +20.57% 4
Suffolk - 4 £500 -
Ipswich - 4 £500 -
East of England - 4 £500 -
Yorkshire - 4 £375 -
Leeds - 3 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £375 -
Birmingham - 2 £575 -
West Midlands - 2 £575 -
Somerset +13 1 - -
South West +6 1 - -
City of London +2 1 £505 +3.58% 1
Bath 0 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -

.NET Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (55.32%) C#
3 22 (46.81%) ASP.NET
4 17 (36.17%) WCF
5 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
5 16 (34.04%) SOA
5 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
6 14 (29.79%) Web Services
6 14 (29.79%) .NET Framework
7 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
7 12 (25.53%) MVC
8 10 (21.28%) TDD
9 8 (17.02%) UML
10 7 (14.89%) Oracle
11 6 (12.77%) HTML
11 6 (12.77%) Windows
11 6 (12.77%) SOAP
11 6 (12.77%) Scrum
11 6 (12.77%) Zachman Framework
11 6 (12.77%) TOGAF
11 6 (12.77%) WPF
11 6 (12.77%) jQuery
11 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (12.77%) RESTful
11 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
12 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (10.64%) Entity Framework
12 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (10.64%) REST

.NET Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 3 (6.38%) Node.js
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.13%) Endur
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) Network Security
2 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) MarkLogic
4 1 (2.13%) MS Access
4 1 (2.13%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.38%) Subversion
4 2 (4.26%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (4.26%) NUnit
5 1 (2.13%) JUnit
5 1 (2.13%) RSpec
5 1 (2.13%) MSTest
5 1 (2.13%) Moq
5 1 (2.13%) ProC
5 1 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.13%) Selenium
5 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (8.51%) Banking
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Dutch Language
3 2 (4.26%) French Language
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (46.81%) ASP.NET
3 17 (36.17%) WCF
4 14 (29.79%) .NET Framework
4 14 (29.79%) Web Services
5 6 (12.77%) HTML
5 6 (12.77%) jQuery
5 6 (12.77%) RESTful
5 6 (12.77%) WPF
5 6 (12.77%) SOAP
6 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (10.64%) Entity Framework
6 5 (10.64%) REST
6 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (10.64%) CSS
6 5 (10.64%) ADO.NET
6 5 (10.64%) XML
6 5 (10.64%) Middleware
7 4 (8.51%) HTML5
7 4 (8.51%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Kindle
2 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.13%) Replication
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) Derivative
4 1 (2.13%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.13%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Android
3 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) SOA
1 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) MVC
3 10 (21.28%) TDD
4 8 (17.02%) UML
5 6 (12.77%) Scrum
5 6 (12.77%) Zachman Framework
5 6 (12.77%) TOGAF
6 5 (10.64%) OO
6 5 (10.64%) CRM
7 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.38%) SDLC
8 3 (6.38%) Software Architecture
8 3 (6.38%) BDD
8 3 (6.38%) Migration
9 2 (4.26%) OOD
9 2 (4.26%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) C#
2 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.64%) SQL
4 2 (4.26%) Java
4 2 (4.26%) Ruby
5 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) VB
5 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.26%) MCPD
1 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.26%) Splunk
5 1 (2.13%) Facebook
5 1 (2.13%) Twitter
5 1 (2.13%) OpenLink
5 1 (2.13%) Infragistics
5 1 (2.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) EMC
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