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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Architect
UK
Rank 543 580 543
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -37
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 53 44 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.086% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.091% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 38 50
Median daily rate £520 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £425 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £578 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
42939 48598 48934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28014 31275 30245
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1573 1632 1895
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

.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 21 February 2017.

.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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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 +36 51 £525 +5.00% 8
London +19 30 £575 +9.52% 4
West Yorkshire +17 4 £500 +11.11%
Yorkshire +9 4 £500 +11.11%
East of England +5 4 £488 -19.58% 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £488 -
East Midlands +6 3 £363 -27.50%
Northamptonshire -3 3 £363 -27.50%
City of London -3 3 £340 -40.86%
Northampton -7 3 £363 -27.50%
Cambridge - 3 £488 -
South East +12 2 - - 1
Bristol +1 2 £625 -
South West 0 2 £625 +31.57%
West Midlands -3 2 £515 +3.00%
Scotland - 2 £450 - 1
North East - 2 £375 - 1
Midlands - 2 - -
Birmingham 0 1 - -
Coventry -11 1 £515 +3.00%
Tyne and Wear - 1 £500 -
Peterborough - 1 £425 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £500 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £450 - 1

.NET Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, .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.

1 130 (100.00%) .NET
2 62 (47.69%) C#
3 55 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (40.77%) Microsoft
5 43 (33.08%) SQL Server
6 41 (31.54%) JavaScript
7 36 (27.69%) ASP.NET
7 36 (27.69%) Microsoft Azure
8 32 (24.62%) SQL
9 28 (21.54%) MVC
10 25 (19.23%) Scrum
11 24 (18.46%) .NET Framework
12 23 (17.69%) HTML
12 23 (17.69%) CSS
12 23 (17.69%) AngularJS
13 21 (16.15%) Web Services
13 21 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (15.38%) TDD
15 19 (14.62%) Finance
15 19 (14.62%) SOAP
16 18 (13.85%) SOA
16 18 (13.85%) WCF
16 18 (13.85%) REST
17 17 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
18 16 (12.31%) JSON
19 15 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
19 15 (11.54%) Microservices
20 14 (10.77%) Oracle
21 13 (10.00%) SAP
21 13 (10.00%) XML

.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 12 (9.23%) CMS
2 11 (8.46%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.15%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (4.62%) Umbraco
5 5 (3.85%) IIS
6 4 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (3.08%) Drupal
6 4 (3.08%) NServiceBus
6 4 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.54%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.54%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.54%) JBoss
8 1 (0.77%) Apache
8 1 (0.77%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.77%) Kentico
8 1 (0.77%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.85%) MS Office
2 5 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.31%) SAP HCM
2 3 (2.31%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.77%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.77%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.77%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.77%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 36 (27.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.08%) IaaS
3 4 (3.08%) PaaS
3 4 (3.08%) SaaS
4 3 (2.31%) Data Lake Analytics
5 2 (1.54%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.77%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.77%) Boomi
6 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.08%) HTTP
2 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.77%) Internet
3 1 (0.77%) LAN
3 1 (0.77%) SSL
3 1 (0.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (33.08%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.15%) MongoDB
4 8 (6.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.62%) MySQL
7 5 (3.85%) Big Data
7 5 (3.85%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.85%) SAP HANA
8 4 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (3.08%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.08%) RavenDB
8 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (2.31%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.31%) OLTP
9 3 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.31%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.92%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.85%) Moq
4 1 (0.77%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.77%) JIRA
4 1 (0.77%) JUnit
4 1 (0.77%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.77%) NUnit
4 1 (0.77%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.77%) Subversion
General
1 19 (14.62%) Finance
2 6 (4.62%) Banking
3 3 (2.31%) Retail
4 2 (1.54%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.54%) Marketing
5 1 (0.77%) Back Office
5 1 (0.77%) Billing
5 1 (0.77%) Electronics
5 1 (0.77%) Front Office
5 1 (0.77%) Games
5 1 (0.77%) Law
5 1 (0.77%) Legal
5 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.77%) Publishing
5 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (27.69%) ASP.NET
3 24 (18.46%) .NET Framework
4 23 (17.69%) AngularJS
4 23 (17.69%) CSS
4 23 (17.69%) HTML
5 21 (16.15%) Web Services
6 19 (14.62%) SOAP
7 18 (13.85%) REST
7 18 (13.85%) WCF
8 16 (12.31%) JSON
9 13 (10.00%) XML
10 10 (7.69%) HTML5
10 10 (7.69%) RESTful
11 9 (6.92%) jQuery
12 8 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (5.38%) React
13 7 (5.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (4.62%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.92%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.08%) Clustering
5 4 (3.08%) User Experience
6 2 (1.54%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.54%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.77%) Blog
7 1 (0.77%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.77%) DataPower
7 1 (0.77%) iSeries
7 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.77%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.77%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.77%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.77%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.00%) Windows
2 5 (3.85%) Unix
3 4 (3.08%) Linux
4 3 (2.31%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.77%) Android
6 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (21.54%) MVC
3 25 (19.23%) Scrum
4 21 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (15.38%) TDD
6 18 (13.85%) SOA
7 15 (11.54%) Microservices
8 13 (10.00%) OO
9 12 (9.23%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (8.46%) CRM
10 11 (8.46%) Migration
10 11 (8.46%) SDLC
11 10 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (7.69%) DevOps
12 9 (6.92%) BDD
12 9 (6.92%) Inversion of Control
13 8 (6.15%) Data Modelling
13 8 (6.15%) E-Commerce
13 8 (6.15%) Software Engineering
13 8 (6.15%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 62 (47.69%) C#
2 41 (31.54%) JavaScript
3 32 (24.62%) SQL
4 12 (9.23%) T-SQL
5 11 (8.46%) Java
6 8 (6.15%) TypeScript
7 6 (4.62%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.85%) Ruby
9 4 (3.08%) PHP
10 3 (2.31%) Python
10 3 (2.31%) Scala
11 2 (1.54%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.77%) C++
12 1 (0.77%) COBOL
12 1 (0.77%) F#
12 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.23%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.85%) Docker
2 3 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) Ansible
1 3 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.77%) Grafana
2 1 (0.77%) Graphite
2 1 (0.77%) Packer
2 1 (0.77%) Puppet
2 1 (0.77%) Terraform
Vendors
1 53 (40.77%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.77%) Oracle
3 13 (10.00%) SAP
4 12 (9.23%) Sitecore
5 4 (3.08%) IBM
6 3 (2.31%) Tableau
6 3 (2.31%) Workday
7 2 (1.54%) Adobe
7 2 (1.54%) EMC
7 2 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.54%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.77%) Apigee
8 1 (0.77%) Infor
8 1 (0.77%) OpenText
8 1 (0.77%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.77%) Siebel
8 1 (0.77%) Splunk
8 1 (0.77%) Teradata
8 1 (0.77%) TIBCO