The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Architect
Rank 570 522 567
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +45
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 18 41 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.080% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.087% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 18
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£450 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £450 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £469 £425
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50456 47310 53463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30591 27725 29826
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2124 2715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

.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 30 July 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
Top 25 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 30 July 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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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 -53 18 £450 -18.18% 6
London -5 12 £450 -28.00% 2
City of London +2 2 £313 -43.18% 1
South East -13 2 £400 -11.11% 1
North West - 2 £700 -
Surrey - 2 £400 -
Birmingham -4 1 £425 -
West Midlands -15 1 £425 -
East of England -22 1 £270 -46.00% 1
Bedford - - - -
Scotland - - - - 3
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Cobham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Egham - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 2
Leeds - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -

.NET Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (62.79%) C#
3 25 (58.14%) MVC
4 20 (46.51%) ASP.NET
5 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
6 13 (30.23%) SQL
7 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
7 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (25.58%) WCF
9 10 (23.26%) SOA
9 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
10 8 (18.60%) Windows
10 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
11 7 (16.28%) Sitecore
11 7 (16.28%) TDD
11 7 (16.28%) XML
12 6 (13.95%) CMS
12 6 (13.95%) Scrum
12 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio
12 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
12 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (11.63%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
13 5 (11.63%) OOP
13 5 (11.63%) HTML
14 4 (9.30%) CSS
14 4 (9.30%) MCSD
14 4 (9.30%) IBM Notes

.NET Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (13.95%) CMS
1 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.63%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (9.30%) IBM Notes
4 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.65%) IIS
4 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.33%) Node.js
5 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.33%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.98%) Office 365
3 1 (2.33%) GitHub
3 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.65%) MS Access
4 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.98%) MSTest
4 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.33%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.33%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.33%) NUnit
General
1 4 (9.30%) Banking
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
2 3 (6.98%) Back Office
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (46.51%) ASP.NET
3 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (25.58%) WCF
5 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
6 7 (16.28%) XML
7 5 (11.63%) HTML
8 4 (9.30%) CSS
8 4 (9.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (6.98%) REST
9 3 (6.98%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (6.98%) Unity DI Container
9 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (6.98%) HTML5
9 3 (6.98%) jQuery
9 3 (6.98%) WF
9 3 (6.98%) LINQ
9 3 (6.98%) XML Messaging
10 2 (4.65%) XSLT
10 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.65%) iPhone
2 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.65%) Android
3 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) MVC
2 10 (23.26%) SOA
3 7 (16.28%) TDD
4 6 (13.95%) Scrum
5 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.63%) OOP
6 4 (9.30%) Web Development
7 3 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (6.98%) Content Management
7 3 (6.98%) Workflow
7 3 (6.98%) OO
8 2 (4.65%) CRM
8 2 (4.65%) Migration
8 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (4.65%) Integration Testing
8 2 (4.65%) BDD
9 1 (2.33%) Software Architecture
9 1 (2.33%) Web Application Development
9 1 (2.33%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) C#
2 13 (30.23%) SQL
3 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) PHP
4 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
4 2 (4.65%) VBA
5 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.33%) Ruby
5 1 (2.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.30%) MCSD
3 3 (6.98%) Degree
4 2 (4.65%) MCSE
4 2 (4.65%) MCPD
5 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) MCTS
5 1 (2.33%) MCP
5 1 (2.33%) MCAD
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) Sitecore
3 4 (9.30%) Lotus
4 3 (6.98%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.65%) VMware
6 1 (2.33%) Facebook
6 1 (2.33%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.33%) IBM
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