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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Architect
Rank 574 558 568
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 64 85 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 63 45
Median daily rate £525 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £418 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £525 £450
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
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
50636 53208 51071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32918 33454 31276
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1521 2018 2067
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

.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 1 July 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 30 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 1 July 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 -19 61 £525 -4.54% 20
London -12 36 £550 - 8
South East +3 7 £500 -9.09% 1
City of London +20 6 £525 -4.54%
Yorkshire -5 5 £475 -7.31% 4
South West +1 4 £500 +12.67% 2
East of England +2 3 £475 -9.52% 1
North Yorkshire +1 3 £475 -
York 0 3 £475 -
West Yorkshire -1 3 £475 -13.63% 4
Wiltshire -2 3 £500 +14.28%
Leeds -7 3 £475 -13.63% 3
Swindon - 3 £500 -
Glasgow - 3 - - 1
Scotland - 3 - - 2
Cambridge +16 2 £475 -9.52%
Cambridgeshire +15 2 £475 -9.52%
North West -6 2 £525 +3.19% 2
West Midlands - 2 £525 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £550 -
Manchester - 2 £525 - 2
Milton Keynes - 2 £550 -
East Yorkshire -1 1 £475 -
Nottinghamshire -2 1 - -
Hull -2 1 £475 -
East Midlands -3 1 - - 2
Surrey -5 1 £525 +5.00%
Middlesex -6 1 £475 -
Nottingham -9 1 - -
West Sussex -12 1 £450 -18.18%

.NET Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 122 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (43.44%) Microsoft
3 49 (40.16%) C#
4 44 (36.07%) MVC
5 41 (33.61%) SOA
6 37 (30.33%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (26.23%) SQL Server
8 30 (24.59%) Technical Architecture
9 24 (19.67%) ASP.NET
10 20 (16.39%) JavaScript
11 19 (15.57%) .NET Framework
12 18 (14.75%) Finance
13 16 (13.11%) SQL
13 16 (13.11%) Java
14 15 (12.30%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (12.30%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (12.30%) Microservices
15 14 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (11.48%) REST
15 14 (11.48%) Enterprise Architecture
15 14 (11.48%) MS Excel
15 14 (11.48%) TDD
16 13 (10.66%) Web Services
16 13 (10.66%) SDLC
17 12 (9.84%) NoSQL
17 12 (9.84%) TOGAF
17 12 (9.84%) CMS
18 11 (9.02%) CRM
18 11 (9.02%) Oracle
18 11 (9.02%) Amazon AWS

.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 (9.84%) CMS
2 10 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.20%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (6.56%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (4.10%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.64%) IIS
5 2 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.64%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.82%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.82%) Confluence
6 1 (0.82%) JBoss
6 1 (0.82%) Mule
6 1 (0.82%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (11.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.46%) Eloqua
2 3 (2.46%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.82%) Aligne
4 1 (0.82%) Maximo
4 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.02%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.64%) Office 365
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.82%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (0.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.82%) IaaS
4 1 (0.82%) PaaS
4 1 (0.82%) Route 53
4 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.64%) Network Security
2 1 (0.82%) AMQP
2 1 (0.82%) DNS
2 1 (0.82%) Firewall
2 1 (0.82%) Internet
2 1 (0.82%) MQTT
2 1 (0.82%) NAS
2 1 (0.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (26.23%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.84%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.46%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.64%) Big Data
5 2 (1.64%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.64%) RavenDB
5 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.82%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (12.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.92%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.64%) JIRA
4 2 (1.64%) Subversion
5 1 (0.82%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.82%) Build Forge
5 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.82%) JUnit
5 1 (0.82%) Maven
General
1 18 (14.75%) Finance
2 7 (5.74%) Banking
3 5 (4.10%) Front Office
4 4 (3.28%) Marketing
5 3 (2.46%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.46%) Law
6 2 (1.64%) Legal
7 1 (0.82%) Electronics
7 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.82%) Publishing
7 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (19.67%) ASP.NET
3 19 (15.57%) .NET Framework
4 14 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (11.48%) REST
5 13 (10.66%) Web Services
6 9 (7.38%) AngularJS
6 9 (7.38%) SOAP
7 8 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (5.74%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (5.74%) WCF
9 6 (4.92%) HTML
9 6 (4.92%) React
9 6 (4.92%) WPF
10 5 (4.10%) Ajax
10 5 (4.10%) jQuery
11 4 (3.28%) CSS
11 4 (3.28%) Middleware
12 3 (2.46%) COM
12 3 (2.46%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.20%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (7.38%) Algorithms
2 9 (7.38%) Data Structures
3 8 (6.56%) N-Tier
4 6 (4.92%) User Experience
5 4 (3.28%) Derivative
6 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.46%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.46%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.64%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.64%) Equities
7 2 (1.64%) Fintech
7 2 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.82%) DataPower
8 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.82%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.82%) RIA
8 1 (0.82%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.82%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.56%) Windows
2 3 (2.46%) Linux
3 2 (1.64%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.82%) Unix
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.07%) MVC
2 41 (33.61%) SOA
3 37 (30.33%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (24.59%) Technical Architecture
5 15 (12.30%) Microservices
6 14 (11.48%) Enterprise Architecture
6 14 (11.48%) TDD
7 13 (10.66%) SDLC
8 12 (9.84%) TOGAF
9 11 (9.02%) CRM
10 9 (7.38%) Data Modelling
10 9 (7.38%) Scrum
10 9 (7.38%) SOLID
10 9 (7.38%) Zachman Framework
11 8 (6.56%) Load Testing
11 8 (6.56%) Use Case
12 7 (5.74%) E-Commerce
12 7 (5.74%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (5.74%) UML
Programming Languages
1 49 (40.16%) C#
2 20 (16.39%) JavaScript
3 16 (13.11%) Java
3 16 (13.11%) SQL
4 3 (2.46%) Apex Code
4 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.46%) Python
5 2 (1.64%) PHP
5 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (6.56%) Degree
2 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) MBA
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) Control-M
1 1 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 53 (43.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.02%) Oracle
2 11 (9.02%) Sitecore
3 6 (4.92%) IBM
4 5 (4.10%) Apigee
5 4 (3.28%) SAP
6 3 (2.46%) EPiServer
6 3 (2.46%) Hyperion
6 3 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.64%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.82%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.82%) Google
8 1 (0.82%) hybris
8 1 (0.82%) Mashery
8 1 (0.82%) Pega
8 1 (0.82%) Splunk
8 1 (0.82%) Telerik
8 1 (0.82%) VMware
8 1 (0.82%) webMethods
8 1 (0.82%) WSO2
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