The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had .NET 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
.NET Architect
England / West Midlands
Rank 120 126 105
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 2 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.083% 0.23% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.24% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Median daily rate £515 £500 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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 in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2258 2486 2108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.77% 94.99% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1396 1398 1169
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 79 172
Median hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -11.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.69 £25.00 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

.NET Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured .NET Architect in the job title.

.NET Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

.NET Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Architect across the West Midlands region.

.NET Architect Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

.NET Architect
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Architect within the West Midlands region 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
Birmingham 0 1 - -
Coventry -6 1 £515 +3.00%
.NET Architect
England

.NET Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, .NET 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 across the West Midlands region featuring .NET Architect in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET

.NET Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Database Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP