The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 Technical Architect
Rank 611 600 573
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -27
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Technical Architect 15 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.023% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.025% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 13
Average daily rate £500 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £550
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
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 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 11 February 2016.

.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 20 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 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 0 15 £500 - 6
West Midlands - 7 £500 -
London +3 4 £525 - 2
Hertfordshire - 2 £606 -
Kettering - 2 £500 -
Northampton - 2 £500 -
Nuneaton - 2 £500 -
Rugby - 2 £500 -
Leeds - 2 £450 -
Redditch - 2 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £500 -
Birmingham - 2 £500 -
Coventry - 2 £500 -
Solihull - 2 £425 -
Warwickshire - 2 £500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
East Midlands - 2 £500 - 1
East of England - 2 £606 - 1

.NET Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (67.65%) C#
3 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (47.06%) MVC
5 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
5 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET
6 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
6 11 (32.35%) SOA
6 11 (32.35%) WCF
7 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (29.41%) TDD
8 9 (26.47%) REST
9 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (23.53%) .NET Framework
9 8 (23.53%) SQL
10 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
10 7 (20.59%) CMS
10 7 (20.59%) SOLID
11 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
12 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (14.71%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (14.71%) Sitecore
12 5 (14.71%) Technical Architecture
13 4 (11.76%) Umbraco
13 4 (11.76%) EPiServer
13 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (11.76%) MongoDB
13 4 (11.76%) Legal

.NET Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (20.59%) CMS
1 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (11.76%) Umbraco
4 3 (8.82%) Node.js
4 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (5.88%) Confluence
5 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.94%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.94%) JBoss
6 1 (2.94%) Mule
6 1 (2.94%) NServiceBus
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.82%) IaaS
3 3 (8.82%) Office 365
4 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.94%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.82%) RavenDB
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.88%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.94%) MarkLogic
5 1 (2.94%) Redis
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
1 2 (5.88%) Moq
1 2 (5.88%) NUnit
1 2 (5.88%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.94%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.76%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET
3 11 (32.35%) WCF
4 9 (26.47%) REST
5 8 (23.53%) .NET Framework
5 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
7 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (5.88%) SOAP
8 2 (5.88%) WF
8 2 (5.88%) WinForms
8 2 (5.88%) WPF
9 1 (2.94%) CSS3
9 1 (2.94%) Entity Framework
9 1 (2.94%) jQuery
9 1 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (2.94%) OpenRasta
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.82%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.88%) Social Media
3 2 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) MVC
3 11 (32.35%) SOA
4 10 (29.41%) TDD
5 7 (20.59%) SOLID
6 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
6 5 (14.71%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (11.76%) OO
8 3 (8.82%) Business Process Improvement
8 3 (8.82%) Content Enrichment
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.82%) Data Architecture
8 3 (8.82%) EAI
8 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (8.82%) Load Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Scrum
8 3 (8.82%) Software Architecture
8 3 (8.82%) UML
8 3 (8.82%) Use Case
9 2 (5.88%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) C#
2 8 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.88%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.88%) Puppet
1 2 (5.88%) StatsD
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Sitecore
3 4 (11.76%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.94%) Apigee
4 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.94%) hybris
4 1 (2.94%) Mashery
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) WSO2
4 1 (2.94%) Xamarin