Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 727 678 742
Rank change year-on-year -49 +64 -60
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 99 141 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 102 99
England median daily rate £525 £521 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +4.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £413 £400 £410
90th Percentile £663 £638 £700
UK median daily rate £525 £516 £500
% change year-on-year +1.69% +3.25% +10.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £60.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 86,123 84,539 94,129
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.77% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,769 55,671 60,919
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,512 2,900 3,587
England median hourly rate £18.44 £18.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.34% - +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.75
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%

.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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018. 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 -98 40 £510 -2.86% 13
South West +16 16 £600 -4.00% 5
Midlands +15 16 £500 +25.00% 1
South East -6 16 £600 -7.69% 5
East Midlands +7 9 £525 +47.37%
West Midlands +21 7 £475 -7.77% 1
East of England -9 6 £425 -10.53% 1
North of England +38 5 £525 +5.00% 5
North West +11 2 £525 +2.44% 5
Yorkshire +7 2 £600 +20.00%
North East +43 1 - -
.NET Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, .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 99 (100.00%) .NET
2 55 (55.56%) C#
3 49 (49.49%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (29.29%) Microsoft
5 27 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 27 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 27 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (25.25%) SQL
7 24 (24.24%) ASP.NET
8 21 (21.21%) Technical Architecture
9 20 (20.20%) MVC
10 19 (19.19%) Scrum
11 18 (18.18%) .NET Framework
12 17 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (16.16%) TDD
13 16 (16.16%) Java
14 15 (15.15%) SOA
14 15 (15.15%) REST
14 15 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (14.14%) DevOps
15 14 (14.14%) Finance
16 13 (13.13%) CMS
16 13 (13.13%) CSS
16 13 (13.13%) AngularJS
17 12 (12.12%) BDD
18 11 (11.11%) WCF
18 11 (11.11%) Visual Studio
18 11 (11.11%) Software Delivery
19 10 (10.10%) Greenfield Project
19 10 (10.10%) HTML

.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 13 (13.13%) CMS
2 9 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.07%) Confluence
4 5 (5.05%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (4.04%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (3.03%) IIS
7 2 (2.02%) EPiServer
7 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.02%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.01%) Kentico
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 27 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (6.06%) PaaS
4 5 (5.05%) Office 365
5 4 (4.04%) Serverless
6 2 (2.02%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) AMQP
2 1 (1.01%) HTTP
2 1 (1.01%) Intranet
2 1 (1.01%) Skype
2 1 (1.01%) SMS
2 1 (1.01%) SMTP
2 1 (1.01%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.10%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (3.03%) Big Data
4 2 (2.02%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (2.02%) MySQL
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.01%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.01%) Redis
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 10 (10.10%) JIRA
3 6 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (5.05%) NUnit
5 3 (3.03%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.01%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.01%) gulp
6 1 (1.01%) ProC
6 1 (1.01%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (14.14%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Marketing
3 6 (6.06%) Banking
4 3 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.01%) Back Office
5 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (24.24%) ASP.NET
3 18 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 15 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web API
4 15 (15.15%) REST
5 13 (13.13%) AngularJS
5 13 (13.13%) CSS
6 11 (11.11%) WCF
7 10 (10.10%) HTML
8 9 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (9.09%) XML
9 7 (7.07%) .NET Core
9 7 (7.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (6.06%) CSS3
10 6 (6.06%) jQuery
10 6 (6.06%) RESTful
11 5 (5.05%) JSON
11 5 (5.05%) SOAP
12 4 (4.04%) Web Services
13 3 (3.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (8.08%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.04%) User Experience
4 3 (3.03%) Fintech
5 2 (2.02%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.01%) Derivative
6 1 (1.01%) FMCG
6 1 (1.01%) iPad
6 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.03%) Windows
2 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.01%) HPUX
3 1 (1.01%) Linux
3 1 (1.01%) Unix
3 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (49.49%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.21%) Technical Architecture
3 20 (20.20%) MVC
4 19 (19.19%) Scrum
5 17 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (16.16%) TDD
7 15 (15.15%) SOA
8 14 (14.14%) DevOps
9 12 (12.12%) BDD
10 11 (11.11%) Software Delivery
11 9 (9.09%) Mentoring
12 8 (8.08%) Microservices
12 8 (8.08%) SDLC
13 7 (7.07%) CRM
13 7 (7.07%) E-Commerce
13 7 (7.07%) Software Engineering
13 7 (7.07%) Test Automation
13 7 (7.07%) UML
14 6 (6.06%) Migration
14 6 (6.06%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 55 (55.56%) C#
2 27 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 25 (25.25%) SQL
4 16 (16.16%) Java
5 4 (4.04%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.04%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.02%) Perl
6 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.02%) VB
7 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.01%) C
7 1 (1.01%) JCL
7 1 (1.01%) PHP
7 1 (1.01%) Python
7 1 (1.01%) Scala
7 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) Docker
2 4 (4.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.01%) Puppet
2 1 (1.01%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (29.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.07%) Atlassian
2 7 (7.07%) Sitecore
3 5 (5.05%) Oracle
4 2 (2.02%) Sybase
5 1 (1.01%) BT
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco
5 1 (1.01%) Infragistics