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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Architect
Rank 589 551 527
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -24
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 29 35 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.067% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.072% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 29 37
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£455 £525 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £535 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+7.00% -
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
52814 48754 52062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.76% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32941 29468 29352
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2104 2105 2558
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

.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 21 October 2014.

.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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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 -35 28 £478 -9.04% 10
London -15 18 £413 -23.25% 6
East of England -16 4 £350 -30.00% 1
City of London +22 3 £303 -55.18% 2
North West - 2 £700 -
West Midlands -13 1 £520 +38.66%
Hertfordshire -20 1 £550 +10.00%
Scotland - 1 £400 -
Ealing - - - -
South East - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Bedford - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Egham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Romford - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Warwick - - - -

.NET Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (77.27%) C#
3 23 (52.27%) ASP.NET
3 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
4 19 (43.18%) MVC
5 15 (34.09%) .NET Framework
6 14 (31.82%) Visual Studio
6 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
7 13 (29.55%) Scrum
7 13 (29.55%) WCF
8 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (22.73%) SQL
10 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
10 9 (20.45%) Web Services
10 9 (20.45%) OO
11 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (15.91%) TDD
13 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (13.64%) CSS
13 6 (13.64%) HTML
14 5 (11.36%) MCSD
14 5 (11.36%) BDD
14 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (11.36%) Retail
15 4 (9.09%) Banking
15 4 (9.09%) MSTest
15 4 (9.09%) Web Development
15 4 (9.09%) Sitecore
15 4 (9.09%) OOP

.NET Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.55%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.82%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) GitHub
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.55%) DTS
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.09%) MSTest
4 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.55%) ReSharper
5 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.27%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.27%) NUnit
6 1 (2.27%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 5 (11.36%) Retail
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (52.27%) ASP.NET
3 15 (34.09%) .NET Framework
4 13 (29.55%) WCF
5 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (20.45%) Web Services
7 6 (13.64%) CSS
7 6 (13.64%) HTML
8 4 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (9.09%) Unity DI Container
9 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (6.82%) XML
9 3 (6.82%) LINQ
9 3 (6.82%) jQuery
9 3 (6.82%) RESTful
10 2 (4.55%) Ajax
10 2 (4.55%) WF
10 2 (4.55%) XSLT
10 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.27%) Open Source
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
2 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) MVC
3 13 (29.55%) Scrum
4 9 (20.45%) OO
5 7 (15.91%) TDD
6 5 (11.36%) BDD
7 4 (9.09%) Web Development
7 4 (9.09%) OOP
8 3 (6.82%) CRM
8 3 (6.82%) SOA
8 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (4.55%) OOD
9 2 (4.55%) Refactoring
10 1 (2.27%) Wealth Management
10 1 (2.27%) Content Management
10 1 (2.27%) Web Application Development
10 1 (2.27%) Data Transformation
10 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (77.27%) C#
2 10 (22.73%) SQL
3 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.55%) PHP
5 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.27%) VBScript
6 1 (2.27%) XAML
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby
6 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.36%) MCSD
3 2 (4.55%) MCSE
3 2 (4.55%) MCP
3 2 (4.55%) MCPD
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) MCTS
4 1 (2.27%) MCAD
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.55%) VMware
3 2 (4.55%) Lotus
3 2 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.27%) Telerik
4 1 (2.27%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.27%) Facebook
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