Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 26 July 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.

.NET Architect
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 752 744 691
Rank change year-on-year -8 -53 +5
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 65 123 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.074% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 110 116
England median daily rate £550 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% -2.38% +13.51%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £389
90th Percentile £675 £625 £656
UK median daily rate £550 £513 £525
% change year-on-year +7.32% -2.38% +13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 83190 96482 97394
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.11% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 54340 63582 61420
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £258 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2649 2809 3806
England median hourly rate £18.18 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.32% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.78 £10.50 £10.41
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.75 £44.50
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

.NET Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured .NET Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Architect in England

.NET Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Architect in England

.NET Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Architect in England over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Architect in England

.NET Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Architect in England

.NET Architect
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -10 35 £550 - 12
North of England +54 9 £550 +15.79% 4
South East +30 7 £475 -2.56%
East of England -4 7 £525 +10.53% 1
Midlands +37 6 - - 2
Yorkshire +28 5 £575 +21.05% 1
North West +38 4 £425 -19.05% 3
West Midlands +31 1 - - 1
South West 0 1 £475 +8.57% 1
.NET Architect
UK

.NET Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 England region featuring .NET Architect in the job title.

1 65 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (55.38%) C#
3 31 (47.69%) Microsoft
4 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (24.62%) MVC
5 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
6 15 (23.08%) Web Services
7 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET
9 11 (16.92%) SOA
10 10 (15.38%) Finance
10 10 (15.38%) TDD
10 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (13.85%) .NET Framework
11 9 (13.85%) Service Design
12 8 (12.31%) REST
12 8 (12.31%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (10.77%) QA
13 7 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (10.77%) RESTful
13 7 (10.77%) DevOps
14 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (9.23%) Software Delivery
14 6 (9.23%) Re-Platforming
14 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
14 6 (9.23%) PHP
14 6 (9.23%) SQL
15 5 (7.69%) Java
15 5 (7.69%) JavaScript

.NET Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (6.15%) CMS
1 4 (6.15%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (4.62%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.08%) Drupal
3 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.54%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.54%) Kentico
4 1 (1.54%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.54%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.08%) SaaS
4 1 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.54%) Big Data
4 1 (1.54%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.54%) MySQL
4 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.54%) RavenDB
4 1 (1.54%) Redis
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.54%) ProC
2 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.15%) Legal
4 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (23.08%) Web Services
3 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET
4 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (13.85%) .NET Framework
6 8 (12.31%) REST
7 7 (10.77%) RESTful
8 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (6.15%) WCF
9 4 (6.15%) WPF
10 3 (4.62%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.62%) Entity Framework
10 3 (4.62%) Java EE
10 3 (4.62%) Node.js
11 2 (3.08%) .NET Core
11 2 (3.08%) JSON
11 2 (3.08%) OAuth2
11 2 (3.08%) OpenID
11 2 (3.08%) OpenRasta
11 2 (3.08%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) User Experience
2 4 (6.15%) Blog
3 2 (3.08%) Fintech
4 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.54%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.08%) Windows
2 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (24.62%) MVC
3 11 (16.92%) SOA
4 10 (15.38%) TDD
5 9 (13.85%) Service Design
6 8 (12.31%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (10.77%) DevOps
8 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.23%) Re-Platforming
8 6 (9.23%) Software Delivery
9 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 4 (6.15%) ETL
10 4 (6.15%) Microservices
10 4 (6.15%) Open Source
10 4 (6.15%) SOLID
10 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (6.15%) User Stories
10 4 (6.15%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (55.38%) C#
2 6 (9.23%) PHP
2 6 (9.23%) SQL
3 5 (7.69%) Java
3 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.08%) Ruby
5 1 (1.54%) Clojure
5 1 (1.54%) F#
5 1 (1.54%) Perl
5 1 (1.54%) Scala
5 1 (1.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (47.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.15%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle
4 2 (3.08%) hybris
5 1 (1.54%) BT
5 1 (1.54%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.54%) OpenText
London
Tata Consultancy services
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bankside Recruitment
Rate: Up to £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Talent Analytix
Rate: From £470 to £550 per day Up to £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago