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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Architect
Rank 552 536 499
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -37
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 30 23 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.047% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.050% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 36
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £415 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £525 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £463 £525
% change year-on-year
-8.10% -11.90%
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
47113 45619 41438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.43% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28736 27090 23781
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1896 2209
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

.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 6 March 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 29 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 6 March 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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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 -17 30 £450 - 10
London -6 10 £450 +4.04% 4
City of London - 6 £425 - 2
East of England +19 5 £475 -
West Midlands +3 5 £363 -21.62% 1
South East -8 5 - -
Staffordshire - 4 £397 - 1
Yorkshire 0 3 £375 - 1
West Yorkshire -6 3 £375 - 1
Leeds - 3 £375 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £397 - 1
Manchester - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - - 4
Scotland - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1

.NET Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 63 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (60.32%) C#
3 28 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 27 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 23 (36.51%) SOA
5 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (34.92%) SQL Server
7 21 (33.33%) Web Services
7 21 (33.33%) WCF
8 18 (28.57%) .NET Framework
9 17 (26.98%) TDD
10 14 (22.22%) SQL
11 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
12 11 (17.46%) Visual Studio
12 11 (17.46%) HTML
12 11 (17.46%) Scrum
12 11 (17.46%) MVC
13 10 (15.87%) CSS
14 9 (14.29%) OO
15 8 (12.70%) WPF
15 8 (12.70%) jQuery
15 8 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
16 7 (11.11%) REST
16 7 (11.11%) HTML5
16 7 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
16 7 (11.11%) Finance
16 7 (11.11%) CRM
16 7 (11.11%) Windows
16 7 (11.11%) XML

.NET Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 6 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) Node.js
3 1 (1.59%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.59%) Endur
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) Network Security
2 1 (1.59%) FTP
2 1 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.59%) MS Access
5 1 (1.59%) DTS
5 1 (1.59%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Visual Studio
2 8 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.94%) Subversion
4 2 (3.17%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (3.17%) ProC
4 2 (3.17%) NUnit
4 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.59%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.59%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.59%) NuGet
5 1 (1.59%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.59%) JMeter
5 1 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.59%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.59%) Selenium
5 1 (1.59%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 21 (33.33%) WCF
3 21 (33.33%) Web Services
4 18 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 11 (17.46%) HTML
6 10 (15.87%) CSS
7 8 (12.70%) WPF
7 8 (12.70%) jQuery
8 7 (11.11%) REST
8 7 (11.11%) HTML5
8 7 (11.11%) XML
9 6 (9.52%) CSS3
9 6 (9.52%) RESTful
10 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (6.35%) Unity DI Container
11 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (6.35%) SOAP
12 3 (4.76%) WF
12 3 (4.76%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.35%) Kindle
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) User Experience
4 2 (3.17%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.17%) Derivative
4 2 (3.17%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.59%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.59%) DataPower
5 1 (1.59%) Open Source
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) Replication
5 1 (1.59%) Clustering
5 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Android
3 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) SOA
1 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.98%) TDD
3 11 (17.46%) Scrum
3 11 (17.46%) MVC
4 9 (14.29%) OO
5 7 (11.11%) CRM
6 6 (9.52%) UML
7 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.94%) Data Modelling
7 5 (7.94%) TOGAF
7 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.94%) BDD
7 5 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (6.35%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (6.35%) OOD
8 4 (6.35%) Migration
9 2 (3.17%) OOP
9 2 (3.17%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (60.32%) C#
2 14 (22.22%) SQL
3 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.59%) VBA
6 1 (1.59%) Java
6 1 (1.59%) VBScript
6 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
1 2 (3.17%) VCP4
2 1 (1.59%) MCPD
2 1 (1.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.17%) Splunk
4 2 (3.17%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.59%) VMware
5 1 (1.59%) Telerik
5 1 (1.59%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco
5 1 (1.59%) IBM
5 1 (1.59%) EMC
5 1 (1.59%) Twitter
5 1 (1.59%) OpenLink
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