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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C# Architect
UK
Rank 565 595 583
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -12
Contract jobs requiring a C# Architect 28 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.034% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.036% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 22
Median daily rate £500 £481 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £475 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £800 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £506 - £575
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
42518 47379 47264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.78% 94.76% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27667 30205 29656
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1737 1864
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 January 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 15 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 January 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 +33 28 £500 +3.89% 8
London +5 17 £488 +1.29% 2
North East - 4 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £500 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £500 -
Midlands - 3 £600 -
West Midlands - 2 £515 -
City of London +4 1 £438 -10.25%
Harrogate - 1 £450 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 1
Manchester - 1 £513 - 2
Coventry - 1 £515 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 2
North West - 1 £513 - 2

C# Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 58 (100.00%) C#
2 51 (87.93%) .NET
3 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (46.55%) SQL Server
5 19 (32.76%) TDD
6 18 (31.03%) Scrum
7 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
7 16 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
9 13 (22.41%) MVC
9 13 (22.41%) AngularJS
10 12 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (20.69%) Finance
11 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET
11 11 (18.97%) CSS
12 10 (17.24%) SQL
12 10 (17.24%) HTML
12 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (17.24%) Microservices
13 9 (15.52%) Web Services
13 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
13 9 (15.52%) .NET Framework
14 8 (13.79%) BDD
14 8 (13.79%) REST
15 7 (12.07%) NoSQL
15 7 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
15 7 (12.07%) JSON
15 7 (12.07%) WCF
15 7 (12.07%) jQuery
16 6 (10.34%) Technical Architecture

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 (6.90%) CMS
1 4 (6.90%) NServiceBus
2 3 (5.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.45%) Confluence
3 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.72%) ReMetrica
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (10.34%) PaaS
4 3 (5.17%) Data Lake Analytics
4 3 (5.17%) IaaS
5 1 (1.72%) Boomi
5 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (46.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.07%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.34%) MongoDB
3 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (5.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (5.17%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (5.17%) Data Lake
5 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.17%) MySQL
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.17%) Power BI
5 3 (5.17%) QlikView
5 3 (5.17%) RavenDB
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.62%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.17%) JIRA
5 2 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.45%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.72%) FxCop
6 1 (1.72%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.72%) Selenium
6 1 (1.72%) StyleCop
6 1 (1.72%) Subversion
6 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (20.69%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) Front Office
4 1 (1.72%) Games
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (87.93%) .NET
2 13 (22.41%) AngularJS
3 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET
3 11 (18.97%) CSS
4 10 (17.24%) HTML
5 9 (15.52%) .NET Framework
5 9 (15.52%) Web Services
6 8 (13.79%) REST
7 7 (12.07%) jQuery
7 7 (12.07%) JSON
7 7 (12.07%) WCF
8 6 (10.34%) React
9 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (8.62%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (8.62%) SOAP
9 5 (8.62%) XML
10 4 (6.90%) Ajax
10 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (6.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.72%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.72%) Fintech
4 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.72%) iSeries
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.72%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Android
1 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.72%) Windows
1 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.76%) TDD
3 18 (31.03%) Scrum
4 13 (22.41%) MVC
5 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (17.24%) Microservices
6 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
7 8 (13.79%) BDD
8 6 (10.34%) Analytics
8 6 (10.34%) OO
8 6 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (10.34%) UML
9 5 (8.62%) Kanban
9 5 (8.62%) SOA
9 5 (8.62%) Web Application Development
10 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.90%) DevOps
10 4 (6.90%) SDLC
10 4 (6.90%) SOLID
10 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
3 10 (17.24%) SQL
4 5 (8.62%) T-SQL
4 5 (8.62%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.90%) Ruby
6 3 (5.17%) Java
6 3 (5.17%) Python
6 3 (5.17%) Scala
7 2 (3.45%) C++
7 2 (3.45%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.72%) C
8 1 (1.72%) COBOL
8 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) SAP
3 4 (6.90%) Apigee
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle
4 3 (5.17%) Sitecore
4 3 (5.17%) Tableau
5 2 (3.45%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.72%) Adobe
6 1 (1.72%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.72%) IBM
6 1 (1.72%) Infor
6 1 (1.72%) Perforce
6 1 (1.72%) Splunk
6 1 (1.72%) Xamarin