The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Solutions Architect
Rank 619 586 567
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -19
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Solutions Architect 7 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.050% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.053% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 16
Average daily rate £550 £538 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £650 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £575 £513
% change year-on-year
-34.78% +12.19%
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
48620 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31221 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

.NET Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Solutions Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.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 11 February 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 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -22 7 £550 +2.32% 4
London -1 4 £588 +17.50% 2
South West +3 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

.NET Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited .NET Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
3 12 (41.38%) TOGAF
4 10 (34.48%) C#
5 9 (31.03%) SOA
6 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
6 8 (27.59%) SQL
7 7 (24.14%) Java
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (17.24%) MVC
9 5 (17.24%) Finance
9 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
9 5 (17.24%) Degree
9 5 (17.24%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
10 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
10 4 (13.79%) Oracle
10 4 (13.79%) Scrum
10 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (13.79%) TDD
11 3 (10.34%) Pair Programming
11 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
11 3 (10.34%) Project Management
11 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
11 3 (10.34%) Web Services
11 3 (10.34%) PMP
11 3 (10.34%) PMI Certification

.NET Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited .NET Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.45%) Node.js
2 1 (3.45%) NServiceBus
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) IaaS
2 2 (6.90%) PaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.45%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.34%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.45%) RavenDB
4 1 (3.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
1 1 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
1 1 (3.45%) Moq
1 1 (3.45%) NUnit
1 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.34%) WCF
3 3 (10.34%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) CSS3
4 1 (3.45%) Express
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) HTML5
4 1 (3.45%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.45%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (3.45%) Middleware
4 1 (3.45%) NancyFx
4 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) TOGAF
2 9 (31.03%) SOA
3 5 (17.24%) MVC
3 5 (17.24%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
4 4 (13.79%) Scrum
4 4 (13.79%) TDD
5 3 (10.34%) BDD
5 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
5 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (10.34%) Kanban
5 3 (10.34%) MVVM
5 3 (10.34%) Pair Programming
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
5 3 (10.34%) RUP
5 3 (10.34%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (10.34%) WFM
6 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.90%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) C#
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) Java
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) PMI Certification
2 3 (10.34%) PMP
3 1 (3.45%) MBA
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) webMethods
London
X4 Group
Rate: £450 - 520 per day
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