The median contractor rate for a .NET Architect was £481 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 547 570 546
Rank change year-on-year +23 -24  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 34 70 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.080% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 62 57
Median daily rate £481 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £475 £525
% change year-on-year +1.31% -9.52%  
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 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 40403 49015 48920
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.60% 95.21% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26381 32431 30137
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1342 1401 1962
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.95 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.29% +2.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year -5.40% +11.44%  

.NET Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 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
London +28 15 £550 - 6
Midlands - 5 - -
North West +34 4 £425 - 1
South East +3 4 £450 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire +23 3 £550 +15.78% 3
East of England +4 2 £506 -16.49% 1
South West -3 1 £475 +9.82% 1
.NET Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 111 (100.00%) .NET
2 57 (51.35%) C#
3 51 (45.95%) Microsoft
4 33 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (29.73%) SQL Server
4 33 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (22.52%) ASP.NET
6 23 (20.72%) Web Services
7 21 (18.92%) JavaScript
7 21 (18.92%) SQL
7 21 (18.92%) MVC
8 19 (17.12%) SOA
9 17 (15.32%) Finance
9 17 (15.32%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (13.51%) REST
10 15 (13.51%) .NET Framework
11 14 (12.61%) Technical Architecture
11 14 (12.61%) Scrum
12 13 (11.71%) TDD
13 12 (10.81%) Migration
13 12 (10.81%) SharePoint
13 12 (10.81%) HTML
13 12 (10.81%) SAP
13 12 (10.81%) JSON
13 12 (10.81%) AngularJS
14 11 (9.91%) DevOps
14 11 (9.91%) QA
14 11 (9.91%) WCF
14 11 (9.91%) SOAP

.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 12 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 11 (9.91%) CMS
3 8 (7.21%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (5.41%) Umbraco
5 4 (3.60%) Drupal
5 4 (3.60%) NServiceBus
6 3 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.70%) IIS
7 2 (1.80%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.80%) JBoss
8 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.90%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.90%) Kentico
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.90%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.70%) SAP HCM
2 3 (2.70%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.90%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.90%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.90%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 33 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.70%) IaaS
3 3 (2.70%) PaaS
3 3 (2.70%) SaaS
4 2 (1.80%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.90%) Boomi
5 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) HTTP
1 1 (0.90%) Internet
1 1 (0.90%) LAN
1 1 (0.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.11%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.31%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.41%) MySQL
6 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.50%) SAP HANA
7 4 (3.60%) RavenDB
7 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.80%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.80%) Big Data
9 2 (1.80%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.80%) Power BI
9 2 (1.80%) QlikView
9 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.60%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.80%) Moq
4 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.90%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.90%) Subversion
General
1 17 (15.32%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.60%) Legal
4 3 (2.70%) Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Marketing
6 1 (0.90%) Back Office
6 1 (0.90%) Billing
6 1 (0.90%) Electronics
6 1 (0.90%) Front Office
6 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.90%) Publishing
6 1 (0.90%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (22.52%) ASP.NET
3 23 (20.72%) Web Services
4 15 (13.51%) .NET Framework
4 15 (13.51%) REST
5 12 (10.81%) AngularJS
5 12 (10.81%) HTML
5 12 (10.81%) JSON
6 11 (9.91%) SOAP
6 11 (9.91%) WCF
7 9 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (8.11%) CSS
7 9 (8.11%) XML
8 7 (6.31%) HTML5
9 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (4.50%) Aurelia
10 5 (4.50%) Node.js
10 5 (4.50%) React
10 5 (4.50%) Spring
11 4 (3.60%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (5.41%) User Experience
2 5 (4.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.60%) Blog
4 3 (2.70%) Clustering
5 2 (1.80%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.80%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.80%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.90%) DataPower
6 1 (0.90%) iSeries
6 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.90%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.90%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.90%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.91%) Windows
2 5 (4.50%) Unix
3 4 (3.60%) Linux
4 3 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.92%) MVC
3 19 (17.12%) SOA
4 17 (15.32%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (12.61%) Scrum
5 14 (12.61%) Technical Architecture
6 13 (11.71%) TDD
7 12 (10.81%) Migration
8 11 (9.91%) CRM
8 11 (9.91%) DevOps
8 11 (9.91%) OO
9 8 (7.21%) Microservices
9 8 (7.21%) Open Source
9 8 (7.21%) SOLID
10 7 (6.31%) Mentoring
10 7 (6.31%) Project Management
10 7 (6.31%) Software Engineering
11 6 (5.41%) Analytics
11 6 (5.41%) Software Delivery
11 6 (5.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 57 (51.35%) C#
2 21 (18.92%) JavaScript
2 21 (18.92%) SQL
3 11 (9.91%) Java
4 5 (4.50%) Ruby
4 5 (4.50%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.60%) TypeScript
6 3 (2.70%) PHP
6 3 (2.70%) Python
6 3 (2.70%) Scala
7 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.90%) C++
8 1 (0.90%) COBOL
8 1 (0.90%) F#
8 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.90%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.91%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) Docker
2 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) Ansible
1 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.90%) Grafana
2 1 (0.90%) Graphite
2 1 (0.90%) Packer
2 1 (0.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 51 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.81%) SAP
3 11 (9.91%) Oracle
4 10 (9.01%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.70%) Workday
6 2 (1.80%) Adobe
6 2 (1.80%) EMC
6 2 (1.80%) IBM
6 2 (1.80%) Tableau
7 1 (0.90%) Infor
7 1 (0.90%) OpenText
7 1 (0.90%) Siebel
7 1 (0.90%) Teradata
7 1 (0.90%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.90%) Xamarin