The first table below looks at the demand for the .NET Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Technical Architect
Rank 579 543 574
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +31
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Technical Architect 8 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.002% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.002% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 8
Average daily rate £463 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

.NET Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

.NET Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

.NET Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

.NET Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

.NET Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Technical Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

.NET Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

.NET Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

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

.NET Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

.NET Technical Architect
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Technical Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -80 8 £463 - 4
London -20 4 £450 - 2
City of London - 1 £550 -
South West - 1 £500 -
Wales - - - -
Cwmbran - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
York - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1

.NET Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited .NET Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (82.35%) C#
3 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
4 9 (52.94%) MVC
5 8 (47.06%) CMS
5 8 (47.06%) TDD
6 7 (41.18%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (41.18%) Sitecore
7 6 (35.29%) EPiServer
8 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (29.41%) Umbraco
8 5 (29.41%) SQL
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
9 4 (23.53%) XML
10 3 (17.65%) WCF
10 3 (17.65%) SOA
10 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
10 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
11 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (11.76%) BDD
11 2 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (11.76%) REST
11 2 (11.76%) Back Office
11 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
11 2 (11.76%) XSLT
11 2 (11.76%) Windows
11 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
11 2 (11.76%) Content Management
11 2 (11.76%) LINQ

.NET Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited .NET Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (47.06%) CMS
2 7 (41.18%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (29.41%) Umbraco
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Couchbase
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (11.76%) Back Office
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
3 4 (23.53%) XML
4 3 (17.65%) WCF
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (11.76%) REST
5 2 (11.76%) XSLT
5 2 (11.76%) LINQ
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.76%) XML Messaging
6 1 (5.88%) WinForms
6 1 (5.88%) Ajax
6 1 (5.88%) JSON
6 1 (5.88%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) WPF
6 1 (5.88%) WF
6 1 (5.88%) HTML
6 1 (5.88%) COM
6 1 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
1 1 (5.88%) iPhone
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) MVC
2 8 (47.06%) TDD
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Content Management
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow
6 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Business Development
6 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) UML
6 1 (5.88%) OOP
6 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) F#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Sitecore
2 6 (35.29%) EPiServer
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
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