The table below looks at the statistics for the C# 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 C# Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# Architect
Rank 606 564 527
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -37
Contract jobs requiring a C# Architect 6 14 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.027% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.030% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 30
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£575 £775 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £628 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £775 £705
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £650 £478
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +36.12%
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
51627 47265 47439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.78% 92.65% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32694 28640 26630
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2053 2601
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

C# Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 27 November 2014.

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 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 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
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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 -11 6 £575 -25.80% 3
London -16 3 £638 -17.74% 2
City of London +19 1 - - 1
East of England -13 1 £550 -12.00% 1
South East -24 1 £500 -23.07%
South West - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Bath - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Egham - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Trowbridge - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

C# Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited C# 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 C# Architect in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) Financial Institution
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) T-SQL
2 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) Hedge funds
2 9 (47.37%) Technical Analysis
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Scrum
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
5 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
6 3 (15.79%) MCSD
6 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) MVC
6 3 (15.79%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (15.79%) MSTest
6 3 (15.79%) Unity DI Container
6 3 (15.79%) BDD
7 2 (10.53%) RESTful
7 2 (10.53%) Refactoring
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) OOP
7 2 (10.53%) OO
7 2 (10.53%) SOA
8 1 (5.26%) HTML
8 1 (5.26%) XHTML

C# Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited C# 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 C# Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
1 3 (15.79%) MSTest
General
1 9 (47.37%) Financial Institution
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
3 3 (15.79%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (15.79%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (10.53%) RESTful
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) XHTML
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Technical Analysis
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
3 3 (15.79%) MVC
3 3 (15.79%) BDD
4 2 (10.53%) Refactoring
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) OOP
4 2 (10.53%) OO
4 2 (10.53%) SOA
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) T-SQL
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (15.79%) MCSD
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) EPiServer
2 1 (5.26%) Splunk
2 1 (5.26%) Xamarin
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £650 to £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago