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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C# Architect
Rank 614 609 604
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs requiring a C# Architect 29 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.048% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.051% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 12
Median daily rate £550 £550 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £404 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £600 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £550 £348
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +58.27%
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
50855 53109 50264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33119 33427 30819
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £567 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 2011 2032
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 18 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 29 June 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 -4 29 £550 - 7
London +11 20 £550 - 2
Yorkshire -1 4 £475 -7.31%
City of London +46 2 £513 -0.48%
East of England +13 2 £600 +9.09% 2
North Yorkshire +2 2 £475 -
York 0 2 £475 -
Leeds -4 2 £475 -13.63%
West Yorkshire -14 2 £475 -13.63%
Luton - 2 £600 - 2
Bedfordshire - 2 £600 - 2
East Midlands - 2 £615 -
South East -3 1 £525 +5.00%
South West - 1 £615 - 2
Surrey - 1 £525 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Staines - 1 £525 -
Nottingham - 1 - -

C# Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 53 (100.00%) C#
2 48 (90.57%) .NET
3 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
4 19 (35.85%) SOA
5 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
5 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (33.96%) Technical Architecture
6 16 (30.19%) MVC
7 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
8 12 (22.64%) SQL
8 12 (22.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (20.75%) REST
9 11 (20.75%) .NET Framework
10 10 (18.87%) Data Modelling
11 9 (16.98%) TDD
11 9 (16.98%) NoSQL
12 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
12 8 (15.09%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (15.09%) OO
13 7 (13.21%) Oracle
13 7 (13.21%) Java
13 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
13 7 (13.21%) Mainframe
13 7 (13.21%) Front Office
13 7 (13.21%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (13.21%) Microservices
13 7 (13.21%) Data Structures
13 7 (13.21%) Algorithms
13 7 (13.21%) Performance Tuning

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 (9.43%) CMS
1 5 (9.43%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (5.66%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.77%) Confluence
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.89%) JBoss
4 1 (1.89%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Eloqua
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.77%) SaaS
4 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.89%) Office 365
4 1 (1.89%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
1 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.98%) NoSQL
3 7 (13.21%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.66%) Big Data
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.77%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.89%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.66%) JIRA
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (5.66%) Subversion
4 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.77%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.89%) AppScan
5 1 (1.89%) Build Forge
5 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.89%) JUnit
5 1 (1.89%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (13.21%) Front Office
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Legal
2 3 (5.66%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (90.57%) .NET
2 11 (20.75%) .NET Framework
2 11 (20.75%) REST
3 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (9.43%) React
4 5 (9.43%) SOAP
4 5 (9.43%) Web Services
5 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
5 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.66%) COM
6 3 (5.66%) CSS
6 3 (5.66%) HTML
6 3 (5.66%) Visualforce
7 2 (3.77%) Ajax
7 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.77%) JSON
7 2 (3.77%) OAuth
7 2 (3.77%) OpenID
7 2 (3.77%) Spring
7 2 (3.77%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Algorithms
1 7 (13.21%) Data Structures
1 7 (13.21%) Mainframe
2 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.89%) Derivative
5 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Android
2 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) SOA
2 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.96%) Technical Architecture
3 16 (30.19%) MVC
4 10 (18.87%) Data Modelling
5 9 (16.98%) TDD
6 8 (15.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
6 8 (15.09%) OO
7 7 (13.21%) Microservices
7 7 (13.21%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
8 6 (11.32%) SOLID
9 5 (9.43%) ERD
9 5 (9.43%) Logical Data Model
9 5 (9.43%) Physical Data Model
10 4 (7.55%) SDLC
10 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.55%) UML
11 3 (5.66%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (22.64%) SQL
3 7 (13.21%) Java
3 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.66%) Apex Code
4 3 (5.66%) Python
5 2 (3.77%) C
5 2 (3.77%) C++
5 2 (3.77%) Perl
6 1 (1.89%) PHP
6 1 (1.89%) Ruby
6 1 (1.89%) Scala
6 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) CEH
2 1 (1.89%) CISA
2 1 (1.89%) CISM
2 1 (1.89%) CISSP
2 1 (1.89%) CRISC
2 1 (1.89%) GIAC
2 1 (1.89%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Ansible
1 1 (1.89%) Control-M
1 1 (1.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (1.89%) Nessus
1 1 (1.89%) OpenAM
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle
3 5 (9.43%) Apigee
3 5 (9.43%) Hyperion
3 5 (9.43%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (9.43%) Sitecore
4 3 (5.66%) IBM
5 2 (3.77%) Talend
6 1 (1.89%) Google
6 1 (1.89%) hybris
6 1 (1.89%) Mashery
6 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.89%) Splunk
6 1 (1.89%) Veracode