The median contractor rate for a .NET Architect was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Architect
England / East of England
Rank 125 122 111
Rank change year-on-year -3 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 3 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.14% 0.082% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.086% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 9
Median daily rate £488 £606 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.58% +10.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £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 next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2053 2338 2498
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 95.71% 96.41% 96.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1250 1366 1409
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 168 239
Median hourly rate £31.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.78% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

.NET Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured .NET Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Architect in the East of England

.NET Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Architect in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Architect in the East of England

.NET Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Architect in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Architect in the East of England

.NET Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Cambridgeshire - 3 £488 - 1
.NET Architect
England

.NET Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 East of England region featuring .NET Architect in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Presales
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Flex
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Content Management
4 2 (22.22%) ArchiMate
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 2 (22.22%) Content Management
4 2 (22.22%) Document Management
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) Windows

.NET Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) EPiServer
1 1 (11.11%) Kentico
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Sitefinity
1 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SDL Web 8
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Flex
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) Spring
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) ArchiMate
2 2 (22.22%) Content Management
2 2 (22.22%) Document Management
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Content Management
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) Presales
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe
1 2 (22.22%) EMC
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) OpenText
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore