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 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C# Architect
Rank 629 597 590
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -7
Contract jobs requiring a C# Architect 22 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.050% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.053% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 15
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 £475 £400 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £580 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £513 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +20.58%
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
50742 51291 50591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.73% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 31579 31273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2048 2133
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 May 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 24 May 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 -13 22 £500 -9.09% 8
Yorkshire +12 8 £475 -13.63%
London -9 7 £525 -6.66% 2
North Yorkshire +14 4 £475 -
York +11 4 £475 -
West Yorkshire -1 4 £475 -13.63%
Leeds -9 4 £475 -13.63%
South East -9 3 £525 +23.52% 2
East of England +1 2 £600 +12.94% 1
East Midlands - 2 £615 -
Berkshire - 2 - - 1
Luton - 2 £600 - 1
Bracknell - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £600 - 1
Nottingham - 1 - -
Staines - 1 £525 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £525 - 1
South West - 1 £615 -

C# Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 43 (100.00%) C#
2 37 (86.05%) .NET
3 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
4 13 (30.23%) MVC
4 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (27.91%) SQL
6 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
6 11 (25.58%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (23.26%) REST
8 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
8 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
8 9 (20.93%) SOA
9 8 (18.60%) OO
9 8 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
10 7 (16.28%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (16.28%) Sitecore
10 7 (16.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (16.28%) TDD
10 7 (16.28%) Mainframe
10 7 (16.28%) Front Office
10 7 (16.28%) CMS
11 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
11 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
12 5 (11.63%) Java
12 5 (11.63%) SOAP
12 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (9.30%) SOLID

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 7 (16.28%) CMS
1 7 (16.28%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (4.65%) Confluence
3 1 (2.33%) JBoss
3 1 (2.33%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
1 1 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
3 7 (16.28%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.33%) Big Data
5 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.33%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.33%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.98%) JIRA
3 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.65%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) AppScan
4 1 (2.33%) Build Forge
4 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.33%) JUnit
4 1 (2.33%) Metasploit
4 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (16.28%) Front Office
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (86.05%) .NET
2 10 (23.26%) REST
3 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (11.63%) SOAP
4 4 (9.30%) Web Services
5 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.98%) CSS
5 3 (6.98%) HTML
6 2 (4.65%) Ajax
6 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.65%) JSON
6 2 (4.65%) Spring
7 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.33%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (2.33%) Django
7 1 (2.33%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.33%) Java EE
7 1 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Derivative
4 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.33%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (30.23%) MVC
2 11 (25.58%) Technical Architecture
3 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
3 9 (20.93%) SOA
4 8 (18.60%) OO
5 7 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (16.28%) TDD
6 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
7 4 (9.30%) SDLC
7 4 (9.30%) SOLID
8 3 (6.98%) Microservices
8 3 (6.98%) Workflow
9 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.65%) Information Security
9 2 (4.65%) Low Latency
9 2 (4.65%) Migration
9 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
9 2 (4.65%) UML
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (27.91%) SQL
3 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.63%) Java
5 4 (9.30%) Python
6 2 (4.65%) C
6 2 (4.65%) C++
6 2 (4.65%) Perl
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
7 1 (2.33%) Ruby
7 1 (2.33%) Scala
7 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) CEH
2 1 (2.33%) CISA
2 1 (2.33%) CISM
2 1 (2.33%) CISSP
2 1 (2.33%) CRISC
2 1 (2.33%) GIAC
2 1 (2.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Ansible
1 1 (2.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (2.33%) Nessus
1 1 (2.33%) OpenAM
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.65%) IBM
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Apigee
4 1 (2.33%) Google
4 1 (2.33%) hybris
4 1 (2.33%) Mashery
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.33%) Splunk
4 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.33%) Veracode