The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had C# Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C# Architect
Rank 583 624 604
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -20
Contract jobs requiring a C# Architect 38 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.038% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.040% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 24
Median daily rate £500 £550 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £688 £745
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £518 £500
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
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
46860 52217 52769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.73% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30653 33283 33387
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2021 2181
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

C# Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured C# Architect in the job title.

C# Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C# Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

C# Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

C# Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

C# Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

C# Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

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

C# Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

C# Architect
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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 +26 38 £500 -9.09% 5
London +30 27 £500 -25.92%
North East - 3 £500 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £500 -
East of England -2 2 £475 -13.63% 1
City of London -5 2 £481 +1.31%
West Midlands -13 2 £515 -6.36% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £475 - 1
Harrogate - 2 £450 -
South East +26 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £513 - 3
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £515 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 £513 - 3

C# Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, C# 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 C# Architect in the job title.

1 61 (100.00%) C#
2 58 (95.08%) .NET
3 34 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (50.82%) SQL Server
5 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
6 17 (27.87%) TDD
7 16 (26.23%) Scrum
7 16 (26.23%) .NET Framework
8 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET
8 13 (21.31%) MVC
8 13 (21.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (19.67%) Finance
9 12 (19.67%) SQL
10 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
10 11 (18.03%) SOA
11 10 (16.39%) Microservices
11 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
11 10 (16.39%) AngularJS
12 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (14.75%) Data Modelling
12 9 (14.75%) CSS
12 9 (14.75%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (14.75%) React
13 8 (13.11%) HTML
13 8 (13.11%) Oracle
13 8 (13.11%) WCF
14 7 (11.48%) jQuery
14 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (11.48%) UML

C# 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 (6.56%) CMS
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.92%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.28%) Confluence
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.64%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Eloqua
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.92%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.64%) ReMetrica
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.84%) PaaS
3 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.92%) Data Lake Analytics
4 3 (4.92%) IaaS
5 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.28%) SaaS
6 1 (1.64%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
1 1 (1.64%) LAN
1 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (50.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.92%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (4.92%) Data Lake
5 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.92%) Power BI
5 3 (4.92%) QlikView
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.28%) Big Data
6 2 (3.28%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.64%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.84%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.92%) JIRA
4 2 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.28%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (3.28%) Subversion
5 1 (1.64%) FxCop
5 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.64%) Selenium
5 1 (1.64%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.64%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
4 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.64%) Front Office
4 1 (1.64%) Games
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (95.08%) .NET
2 16 (26.23%) .NET Framework
3 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET
4 10 (16.39%) AngularJS
5 9 (14.75%) CSS
5 9 (14.75%) React
6 8 (13.11%) HTML
6 8 (13.11%) WCF
7 7 (11.48%) jQuery
7 7 (11.48%) Web Services
8 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (9.84%) REST
8 6 (9.84%) XML
9 5 (8.20%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (8.20%) SOAP
9 5 (8.20%) WPF
10 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 4 (6.56%) JSON
10 4 (6.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Data Structures
2 5 (8.20%) Algorithms
2 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.28%) User Experience
6 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.64%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.64%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Android
1 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.87%) TDD
3 16 (26.23%) Scrum
4 13 (21.31%) MVC
5 11 (18.03%) SOA
6 10 (16.39%) Microservices
6 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
7 9 (14.75%) Data Modelling
7 9 (14.75%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (11.48%) UML
9 6 (9.84%) Analytics
10 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (8.20%) DevOps
10 5 (8.20%) Kanban
10 5 (8.20%) Waterfall
10 5 (8.20%) Web Application Development
11 4 (6.56%) BDD
11 4 (6.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (19.67%) SQL
3 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.84%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.20%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.92%) C++
6 3 (4.92%) Java
6 3 (4.92%) Python
7 2 (3.28%) Apex Code
7 2 (3.28%) PHP
7 2 (3.28%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.64%) C
8 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) MBA
2 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Control-M
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.11%) Oracle
3 7 (11.48%) Apigee
4 5 (8.20%) SAP
5 3 (4.92%) Hyperion
5 3 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.92%) Sitecore
5 3 (4.92%) Tableau
6 2 (3.28%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.64%) Adobe
7 1 (1.64%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.64%) IBM
7 1 (1.64%) Perforce
7 1 (1.64%) Splunk
7 1 (1.64%) Talend
7 1 (1.64%) Xamarin
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