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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Solutions Architect
UK
Rank 582 612 591
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -21
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Solutions Architect 14 6 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.012% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.012% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 19
Median daily rate £575 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £428 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £603 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £575
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -34.78%
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
42939 48575 49622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27981 31258 30651
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1563 1629 1923
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

.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 20 February 2017.

.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 8 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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +52 14 £575 +4.54% 2
London +12 9 £600 +9.09% 2
East Midlands +3 3 £363 -
Northampton - 3 £363 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £363 -
Midlands - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - - 1

.NET Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, .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 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
3 18 (51.43%) C#
4 17 (48.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
7 11 (31.43%) SOAP
8 10 (28.57%) Web Services
9 9 (25.71%) MVC
10 8 (22.86%) Finance
10 8 (22.86%) REST
11 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
11 7 (20.00%) SAP
11 7 (20.00%) SQL
12 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
12 6 (17.14%) XML
12 6 (17.14%) Scrum
12 6 (17.14%) TDD
12 6 (17.14%) Oracle
12 6 (17.14%) JSON
12 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
13 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (14.29%) CSS
13 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
14 4 (11.43%) VB.NET
14 4 (11.43%) CMS
14 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (11.43%) Umbraco

.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%) CMS
1 4 (11.43%) Drupal
1 4 (11.43%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (11.43%) Umbraco
2 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.86%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) SAP HCM
2 1 (2.86%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.86%) ReMetrica
2 1 (2.86%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 17 (48.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
1 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.71%) MySQL
4 2 (5.71%) SAP HANA
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.86%) Big Data
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) DB2
5 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (31.43%) SOAP
3 10 (28.57%) Web Services
4 8 (22.86%) REST
5 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (17.14%) JSON
6 6 (17.14%) XML
7 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 5 (14.29%) CSS
8 4 (11.43%) WCF
9 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (8.57%) HTML
10 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
10 2 (5.71%) Middleware
10 2 (5.71%) MSMQ
11 1 (2.86%) CSS3
11 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
11 1 (2.86%) HTML5
11 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) DataPower
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) MVC
3 6 (17.14%) Scrum
3 6 (17.14%) TDD
4 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (11.43%) Service Design
5 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.57%) DevOps
5 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.71%) Data Management
6 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.71%) Mobile Commerce
6 2 (5.71%) OO
6 2 (5.71%) OOP
6 2 (5.71%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) C#
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
3 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) VB.NET
5 3 (8.57%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) Scala
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) SAP
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle
4 4 (11.43%) Sitecore
5 2 (5.71%) EMC
6 1 (2.86%) IBM
6 1 (2.86%) Siebel
6 1 (2.86%) Teradata
6 1 (2.86%) TIBCO