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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Technical Architect
Rank 638 630 586
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -44
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Technical Architect 12 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.026% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.028% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 8
Median daily rate £550 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £435 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £670 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate - £538 £475
% change year-on-year
- +13.15%
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
51163 53980 51056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33272 34147 30940
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

.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 July 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 3 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 July 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
London +3 12 £550 +5.76% 3
England -17 12 £550 +4.76% 8
City of London +47 1 £525 +29.62%

.NET Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 20 (52.63%) C#
4 19 (50.00%) MVC
5 18 (47.37%) SOA
6 17 (44.74%) Technical Architecture
7 12 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
8 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
8 10 (26.32%) .NET Framework
8 10 (26.32%) Microservices
9 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (21.05%) Load Testing
10 8 (21.05%) Use Case
10 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
10 8 (21.05%) N-Tier
10 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (18.42%) Data Structures
11 7 (18.42%) Algorithms
11 7 (18.42%) Data Modelling
11 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (15.79%) User Experience
13 5 (13.16%) React
13 5 (13.16%) Migration
13 5 (13.16%) CMS
13 5 (13.16%) CRM

.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 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.16%) CMS
3 4 (10.53%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.63%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (2.63%) Mule
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (7.89%) Eloqua
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (5.26%) IaaS
3 2 (5.26%) PaaS
3 2 (5.26%) SaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (2.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (2.63%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) AMQP
1 2 (5.26%) MQTT
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) Redis
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.63%) Maven
General
1 3 (7.89%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (26.32%) .NET Framework
2 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
3 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (13.16%) React
6 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
6 3 (7.89%) COM
6 3 (7.89%) Visualforce
7 2 (5.26%) Backbone.js
7 2 (5.26%) HTML
7 2 (5.26%) HTML5
7 2 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (5.26%) Middleware
7 2 (5.26%) OAuth
7 2 (5.26%) OAuth2
7 2 (5.26%) OpenID
7 2 (5.26%) REST
7 2 (5.26%) RESTful
7 2 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (21.05%) N-Tier
2 7 (18.42%) Algorithms
2 7 (18.42%) Data Structures
3 6 (15.79%) User Experience
4 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.63%) Derivative
5 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.63%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) MVC
2 18 (47.37%) SOA
3 17 (44.74%) Technical Architecture
4 10 (26.32%) Microservices
5 8 (21.05%) Load Testing
5 8 (21.05%) Use Case
6 7 (18.42%) Data Modelling
6 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (13.16%) CRM
8 5 (13.16%) Migration
9 3 (7.89%) ERD
9 3 (7.89%) Logical Data Model
9 3 (7.89%) Marketing Automation
9 3 (7.89%) Physical Data Model
9 3 (7.89%) Scrum
9 3 (7.89%) SDLC
10 2 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
10 2 (5.26%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) C#
2 5 (13.16%) Java
3 3 (7.89%) Apex Code
4 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
4 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.63%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) Apigee
3 4 (10.53%) Sitecore
4 3 (7.89%) Hyperion
4 3 (7.89%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.26%) Google
6 1 (2.63%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.63%) Mashery
6 1 (2.63%) WSO2