The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had .NET Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Technical Architect
Rank 629 639 622
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Technical Architect 24 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.033% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.034% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 8
Median daily rate £550 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £425 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £663 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate - £475 £450
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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
51261 55415 53407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 33404 35221 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2084 2091
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

.NET Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

.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 26 August 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 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Technical Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 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 +8 24 £550 +10.00% 10
London +6 22 £550 +10.00% 2
West Yorkshire +8 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -6 2 - - 2
Bradford - 2 - -
City of London +24 1 £525 +16.02%

.NET Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, .NET Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (70.21%) Microsoft
3 29 (61.70%) C#
4 19 (40.43%) MVC
4 19 (40.43%) Technical Architecture
4 19 (40.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (38.30%) Microservices
6 17 (36.17%) SOA
7 16 (34.04%) .NET Framework
8 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
8 14 (29.79%) MS Excel
9 12 (25.53%) React
10 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
10 10 (21.28%) Data Modelling
11 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (19.15%) Data Structures
11 9 (19.15%) Algorithms
11 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (19.15%) Apigee
12 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (17.02%) Use Case
12 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (14.89%) UML
13 7 (14.89%) Enterprise Architecture
13 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (12.77%) Load Testing
14 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
14 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
14 6 (12.77%) Oracle
14 6 (12.77%) N-Tier

.NET Technical 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 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.51%) CMS
2 4 (8.51%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (6.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.13%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (2.13%) Mule
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (29.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.38%) Eloqua
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.38%) SaaS
4 2 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (4.26%) IaaS
4 2 (4.26%) PaaS
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (2.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (2.13%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) AMQP
1 2 (4.26%) MQTT
2 1 (2.13%) DNS
2 1 (2.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.13%) Big Data
4 1 (2.13%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.13%) HBase
4 1 (2.13%) OLTP
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) Redis
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (40.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.13%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.13%) Maven
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Marketing
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (34.04%) .NET Framework
3 12 (25.53%) React
4 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
5 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (10.64%) HTML
8 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
8 4 (8.51%) HTML5
8 4 (8.51%) RESTful
8 4 (8.51%) WCF
9 3 (6.38%) Backbone.js
9 3 (6.38%) COM
9 3 (6.38%) CSS
9 3 (6.38%) Entity Framework
9 3 (6.38%) Visualforce
10 2 (4.26%) Middleware
10 2 (4.26%) OAuth
10 2 (4.26%) SOAP
10 2 (4.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Algorithms
1 9 (19.15%) Data Structures
2 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (12.77%) N-Tier
2 6 (12.77%) User Experience
3 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Derivative
5 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.13%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Linux
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
1 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) MVC
1 19 (40.43%) Technical Architecture
2 18 (38.30%) Microservices
3 17 (36.17%) SOA
4 10 (21.28%) Data Modelling
5 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.02%) Use Case
6 7 (14.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (14.89%) UML
7 6 (12.77%) Load Testing
8 5 (10.64%) CRM
9 3 (6.38%) ERD
9 3 (6.38%) Logical Data Model
9 3 (6.38%) Marketing Automation
9 3 (6.38%) Open Source
9 3 (6.38%) Physical Data Model
9 3 (6.38%) Scrum
9 3 (6.38%) SDLC
9 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (61.70%) C#
2 5 (10.64%) Java
2 5 (10.64%) SQL
3 3 (6.38%) Apex Code
3 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.13%) PHP
5 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.13%) Python
5 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 33 (70.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) Apigee
3 6 (12.77%) Oracle
4 4 (8.51%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (8.51%) Sitecore
5 3 (6.38%) Adobe
5 3 (6.38%) Hyperion
6 2 (4.26%) Google
7 1 (2.13%) EPiServer
7 1 (2.13%) IBM
7 1 (2.13%) WSO2