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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C# Architect
UK
Rank 586 607 573
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -34
Contract jobs requiring a C# Architect 22 21 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.040% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.043% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 27
Median daily rate £475 £613 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +28.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £475 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £800 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £533 £600 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +41.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
43026 49406 49767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28072 31841 30661
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1547 1650 1932
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 13 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +34 22 £475 -22.44% 5
London +16 10 £475 -33.33% 1
Midlands - 6 £600 -
West Midlands - 3 £533 -
North East - 2 £375 -
Coventry - 2 £533 -
East of England +3 1 £475 -21.64% 1
City of London -4 1 - -
Luton - 1 £475 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £500 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £475 -

C# Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 59 (100.00%) C#
2 49 (83.05%) .NET
3 38 (64.41%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (40.68%) TDD
5 23 (38.98%) SQL Server
6 19 (32.20%) Scrum
7 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
8 17 (28.81%) Microsoft Azure
9 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
10 14 (23.73%) MVC
10 14 (23.73%) AngularJS
11 13 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (22.03%) Web Services
12 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET
12 12 (20.34%) CSS
13 11 (18.64%) BDD
13 11 (18.64%) HTML
14 10 (16.95%) SQL
14 10 (16.95%) Finance
14 10 (16.95%) NoSQL
14 10 (16.95%) REST
15 9 (15.25%) MongoDB
15 9 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
15 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
15 9 (15.25%) JSON
16 8 (13.56%) Technical Architecture
16 8 (13.56%) .NET Framework
16 8 (13.56%) QA
16 8 (13.56%) SOA
16 8 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server

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 5 (8.47%) NServiceBus
2 4 (6.78%) CMS
3 3 (5.08%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.69%) EPiServer
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.69%) ReMetrica
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (28.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (10.17%) PaaS
4 3 (5.08%) Data Lake Analytics
4 3 (5.08%) IaaS
5 1 (1.69%) Boomi
5 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (38.98%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.95%) NoSQL
3 9 (15.25%) MongoDB
4 5 (8.47%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (8.47%) MySQL
4 5 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (6.78%) RavenDB
5 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (5.08%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (5.08%) Data Lake
6 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.08%) Power BI
6 3 (5.08%) QlikView
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.08%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.39%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.69%) FxCop
6 1 (1.69%) JIRA
6 1 (1.69%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.69%) Selenium
6 1 (1.69%) StyleCop
6 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Front Office
4 1 (1.69%) Games
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (83.05%) .NET
2 14 (23.73%) AngularJS
3 13 (22.03%) Web Services
4 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET
4 12 (20.34%) CSS
5 11 (18.64%) HTML
6 10 (16.95%) REST
7 9 (15.25%) JSON
8 8 (13.56%) .NET Framework
9 7 (11.86%) jQuery
9 7 (11.86%) WCF
10 6 (10.17%) Ajax
10 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (8.47%) CSS3
11 5 (8.47%) Django
11 5 (8.47%) HTML5
11 5 (8.47%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (8.47%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (8.47%) SOAP
11 5 (8.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) User Experience
2 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Blog
5 1 (1.69%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) Fintech
5 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.69%) iSeries
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.69%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Android
1 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.69%) Windows
1 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (64.41%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.68%) TDD
3 19 (32.20%) Scrum
4 14 (23.73%) MVC
5 13 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (18.64%) BDD
7 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
8 8 (13.56%) SOA
8 8 (13.56%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (10.17%) Analytics
9 6 (10.17%) Microservices
9 6 (10.17%) OO
10 5 (8.47%) Kanban
10 5 (8.47%) Open Source
10 5 (8.47%) SOLID
10 5 (8.47%) Web Application Development
11 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
11 4 (6.78%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 4 (6.78%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
3 10 (16.95%) SQL
4 6 (10.17%) Ruby
5 5 (8.47%) Scala
5 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.47%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.08%) Java
6 3 (5.08%) Python
7 2 (3.39%) C++
7 2 (3.39%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.69%) C
8 1 (1.69%) COBOL
8 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) SAP
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle
4 3 (5.08%) Sitecore
4 3 (5.08%) Tableau
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) Infor
5 1 (1.69%) Perforce
5 1 (1.69%) Splunk
5 1 (1.69%) Xamarin