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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Architect
Rank 591 605 556
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -49
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 66 56 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.098% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.10% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 44 57
Median daily rate £509 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.10% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £688 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £60.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

.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 27 September 2016.

.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 21 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 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +43 65 £509 +1.75% 18
London +24 53 £525 -19.23% 11
South West +8 3 £400 -5.88% 2
City of London +6 3 £525 -19.23% 4
East Midlands -8 3 £338 -30.76% 1
Northampton - 3 £338 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £338 -
Bradford +17 2 - -
South East +13 2 £475 +26.66%
Berkshire +9 2 £475 +18.75%
West Yorkshire +4 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +4 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Cheltenham - 2 - -
Reading +15 1 £600 +71.42%
West Midlands -24 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £525 -
Wokingham - 1 £350 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £400 - 2

.NET Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, .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.

1 129 (100.00%) .NET
2 64 (49.61%) C#
3 57 (44.19%) Microsoft
4 49 (37.98%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (31.78%) MVC
5 41 (31.78%) SQL Server
6 35 (27.13%) .NET Framework
7 32 (24.81%) ASP.NET
7 32 (24.81%) SOA
8 28 (21.71%) SQL
9 27 (20.93%) JavaScript
9 27 (20.93%) Microservices
10 25 (19.38%) Microsoft Azure
11 24 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 24 (18.60%) HTML
11 24 (18.60%) CSS
12 20 (15.50%) Technical Architecture
13 17 (13.18%) SOAP
13 17 (13.18%) Data Modelling
13 17 (13.18%) MS Excel
13 17 (13.18%) Finance
13 17 (13.18%) AngularJS
14 16 (12.40%) React
14 16 (12.40%) SDLC
15 15 (11.63%) REST
15 15 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
16 13 (10.08%) Web Services
16 13 (10.08%) Visual Studio
16 13 (10.08%) Java
16 13 (10.08%) Oracle

.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 9 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.65%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.88%) CMS
4 4 (3.10%) IIS
5 3 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.55%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.55%) Confluence
6 2 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.78%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.78%) Mule
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (13.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.55%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.33%) Eloqua
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.78%) Aligne
3 1 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.78%) Maximo
3 1 (0.78%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.78%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.10%) SaaS
4 2 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.55%) IaaS
4 2 (1.55%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (1.55%) Office 365
4 2 (1.55%) PaaS
5 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.43%) HTTP
2 2 (1.55%) AMQP
2 2 (1.55%) DNS
2 2 (1.55%) MQTT
2 2 (1.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.55%) WAN
3 1 (0.78%) Firewall
3 1 (0.78%) Internet
3 1 (0.78%) LAN
3 1 (0.78%) NAS
3 1 (0.78%) Network Security
3 1 (0.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (31.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.43%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.65%) Big Data
4 6 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.88%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.10%) Data Mining
6 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.33%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.33%) OLTP
7 3 (2.33%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.55%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.55%) HBase
8 2 (1.55%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (10.08%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.10%) JIRA
4 3 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.55%) Ant
5 2 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.55%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.55%) Maven
5 2 (1.55%) Moq
5 2 (1.55%) NuGet
5 2 (1.55%) Subversion
6 1 (0.78%) Build Forge
6 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.78%) Selenium
General
1 17 (13.18%) Finance
2 8 (6.20%) Banking
3 5 (3.88%) Front Office
3 5 (3.88%) Law
4 3 (2.33%) Marketing
5 2 (1.55%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (27.13%) .NET Framework
3 32 (24.81%) ASP.NET
4 24 (18.60%) CSS
4 24 (18.60%) HTML
5 17 (13.18%) AngularJS
5 17 (13.18%) SOAP
6 16 (12.40%) React
7 15 (11.63%) REST
8 13 (10.08%) Web Services
9 11 (8.53%) WCF
10 10 (7.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (7.75%) Entity Framework
10 10 (7.75%) jQuery
11 9 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (6.98%) RESTful
11 9 (6.98%) XML
12 8 (6.20%) Ajax
12 8 (6.20%) JSON
13 7 (5.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.53%) Algorithms
1 11 (8.53%) Data Structures
2 8 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.10%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.10%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (3.10%) User Experience
5 3 (2.33%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.33%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.55%) DataPower
6 2 (1.55%) Derivative
6 2 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.78%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.78%) RIA
7 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.33%) Windows
2 2 (1.55%) Linux
3 1 (0.78%) Android
3 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (37.98%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (31.78%) MVC
3 32 (24.81%) SOA
4 27 (20.93%) Microservices
5 20 (15.50%) Technical Architecture
6 17 (13.18%) Data Modelling
7 16 (12.40%) SDLC
8 13 (10.08%) TDD
9 12 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (9.30%) Scrum
10 11 (8.53%) UML
11 10 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (6.98%) CRM
13 8 (6.20%) E-Commerce
13 8 (6.20%) Open Source
14 7 (5.43%) High Availability
14 7 (5.43%) Mentoring
14 7 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (5.43%) Software Architecture
14 7 (5.43%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 64 (49.61%) C#
2 28 (21.71%) SQL
3 27 (20.93%) JavaScript
4 13 (10.08%) Java
5 8 (6.20%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.10%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.33%) Apex Code
8 2 (1.55%) PHP
8 2 (1.55%) Python
8 2 (1.55%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.78%) C++
9 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.78%) VB
9 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (6.98%) Degree
2 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) MBA
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.88%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.55%) Puppet
2 1 (0.78%) Ansible
2 1 (0.78%) Control-M
Vendors
1 57 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.08%) Oracle
3 12 (9.30%) Apigee
4 8 (6.20%) IBM
5 5 (3.88%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.10%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.33%) Adobe
7 3 (2.33%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.55%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.55%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.55%) Google
9 1 (0.78%) Nintex
9 1 (0.78%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.78%) SAP
9 1 (0.78%) Siebel
9 1 (0.78%) Teradata
9 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.78%) WSO2
9 1 (0.78%) Xamarin
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