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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Architect
Rank 544 535 489
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -46
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 34 22 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.045% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.049% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 35
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£435 £415 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.81% -30.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £378 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £413 £625
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -34.00%
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
46883 45043 41451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.47% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26911 23492
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1817 2004 2424
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

.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 23 January 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
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 23 January 2015.

.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 23 January 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 -10 34 £435 +4.81% 7
London +10 22 £425 +2.40% 4
City of London +21 11 £425 - 2
South East -18 8 £450 +28.57% 3
Yorkshire -8 2 £350 -
West Yorkshire 0 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £438 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Nottingham - - - -
Paisley - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Renfrewshire - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Egham - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1
East of England - - - -

.NET Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 62 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (69.35%) C#
3 33 (53.23%) Microsoft
4 29 (46.77%) ASP.NET
5 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (35.48%) .NET Framework
6 22 (35.48%) WCF
7 21 (33.87%) SQL Server
8 19 (30.65%) Web Services
9 16 (25.81%) SQL
9 16 (25.81%) SOA
10 15 (24.19%) MVC
10 15 (24.19%) Visual Studio
11 13 (20.97%) TDD
12 12 (19.35%) Scrum
13 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
13 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (12.90%) HTML
14 8 (12.90%) CSS
14 8 (12.90%) CRM
14 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
14 8 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
14 8 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (11.29%) Finance
15 7 (11.29%) OO
15 7 (11.29%) Unity DI Container
16 6 (9.68%) HTML5
16 6 (9.68%) Banking
17 5 (8.06%) jQuery

.NET Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.61%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.84%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.61%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Network Security
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
1 1 (1.61%) FTP
1 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.23%) DTS
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (24.19%) Visual Studio
2 8 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.84%) MSTest
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (3.23%) ProC
4 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.23%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.23%) ReSharper
4 2 (3.23%) NUnit
4 2 (3.23%) Subversion
5 1 (1.61%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.61%) Selenium
5 1 (1.61%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.61%) JMeter
5 1 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.61%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.61%) NuGet
5 1 (1.61%) Artifactory
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (46.77%) ASP.NET
3 22 (35.48%) .NET Framework
3 22 (35.48%) WCF
4 19 (30.65%) Web Services
5 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (12.90%) HTML
5 8 (12.90%) CSS
6 7 (11.29%) Unity DI Container
7 6 (9.68%) HTML5
8 5 (8.06%) jQuery
8 5 (8.06%) WPF
8 5 (8.06%) XML
8 5 (8.06%) CSS3
9 4 (6.45%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (6.45%) REST
10 3 (4.84%) WF
10 3 (4.84%) RESTful
10 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.45%) Kindle
2 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) User Experience
4 2 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.23%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (3.23%) Derivative
4 2 (3.23%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.61%) Replication
5 1 (1.61%) Clustering
5 1 (1.61%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.81%) SOA
3 15 (24.19%) MVC
4 13 (20.97%) TDD
5 12 (19.35%) Scrum
6 8 (12.90%) CRM
7 7 (11.29%) OO
8 5 (8.06%) BDD
9 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.84%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.84%) OOD
10 2 (3.23%) Data Transformation
10 2 (3.23%) Memory Management
10 2 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.23%) OOP
10 2 (3.23%) Multithreading
10 2 (3.23%) Release Management
10 2 (3.23%) Refactoring
10 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 43 (69.35%) C#
2 16 (25.81%) SQL
3 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.84%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.61%) VBA
5 1 (1.61%) VBScript
5 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.84%) MCSD
3 1 (1.61%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (53.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.23%) Splunk
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle
2 2 (3.23%) IBM
2 2 (3.23%) Infragistics
2 2 (3.23%) VMware
3 1 (1.61%) Telerik
3 1 (1.61%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.61%) OpenLink
3 1 (1.61%) EMC
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco
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