The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had .NET Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Solutions Architect
Rank 647 610 607
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -3
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Solutions Architect 14 39 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.068% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.072% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 18
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 £478 £450 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
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
51031 54127 51833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.79% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33206 34317 31392
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1549 2019 2086
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

.NET Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured .NET Solutions Architect in the job title.

.NET Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

.NET Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Solutions Architect within the UK.

.NET Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

.NET Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

.NET Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

.NET Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Solutions Architect within the UK.

.NET Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

.NET Solutions Architect
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 -28 13 £525 -4.54% 4
London -15 9 £538 -2.27% 3
North West 0 2 £525 -
Manchester - 2 £525 -
City of London +33 1 £525 -16.00% 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £500 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £500 -
Birmingham - 1 £550 -
South East - 1 £500 -
West Midlands - 1 £550 -

.NET Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, .NET Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 16 (45.71%) C#
4 15 (42.86%) MVC
5 14 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
6 13 (37.14%) SDLC
7 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (34.29%) SOA
8 11 (31.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (28.57%) Finance
9 10 (28.57%) Java
10 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
10 9 (25.71%) TOGAF
11 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
12 7 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
12 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
13 6 (17.14%) IBM
13 6 (17.14%) SQL
14 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
14 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (14.29%) Web Development
14 5 (14.29%) Degree
14 5 (14.29%) REST
14 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
15 4 (11.43%) People Management
15 4 (11.43%) SOLID
15 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management

.NET Solutions 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 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Aligne
1 1 (2.86%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) Maximo
1 1 (2.86%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.86%) DB2
2 1 (2.86%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) Ant
2 2 (5.71%) Maven
2 2 (5.71%) Moq
2 2 (5.71%) NuGet
3 1 (2.86%) Build Forge
3 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) JUnit
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
2 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Publishing
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (14.29%) REST
4 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
4 4 (11.43%) CSS
4 4 (11.43%) HTML
4 4 (11.43%) Web Services
5 3 (8.57%) Ajax
5 3 (8.57%) SOAP
5 3 (8.57%) WCF
6 2 (5.71%) Django
6 2 (5.71%) Ext JS
6 2 (5.71%) HTML5
6 2 (5.71%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (5.71%) jQuery
6 2 (5.71%) RESTful
6 2 (5.71%) Spring.NET
6 2 (5.71%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.57%) Derivative
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.71%) DataPower
2 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.71%) Equities
2 2 (5.71%) Fintech
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.86%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) MVC
2 14 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 13 (37.14%) SDLC
4 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (34.29%) SOA
5 9 (25.71%) TOGAF
6 7 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (14.29%) Web Development
8 4 (11.43%) CRM
8 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
8 4 (11.43%) People Management
8 4 (11.43%) SOLID
8 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 4 (11.43%) TDD
8 4 (11.43%) UML
9 3 (8.57%) EAI
9 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) C#
2 10 (28.57%) Java
3 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.14%) SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Python
5 2 (5.71%) TypeScript
5 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) IBM
3 4 (11.43%) SAP
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) ForgeRock
5 1 (2.86%) Pega
5 1 (2.86%) Siebel
5 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.86%) Teradata
5 1 (2.86%) TIBCO