Period
to 15 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Technical Architect was £505 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 August 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 Technical Architect
UK > England
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 822 810 837
Rank change year-on-year -12 +27 -4
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Technical Architect 38 25 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.041% 0.028% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.030% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 36
England median daily rate £505 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.18% - +6.80%
10th Percentile £503 £425 £463
90th Percentile £633 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £505 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -8.18% - +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 88,602 83,704 95,945
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 94.99% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,659 54,745 63,280
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £436 £425
% change year-on-year +3.21% +2.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,829 2,555 2,821
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.35%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +6.35%

.NET Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Technical Architect in England

.NET Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Technical Architect in England

.NET Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Technical Architect in England over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Technical Architect in England

.NET Technical 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 Technical Architect in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Technical Architect in England

.NET Technical 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 Technical Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 15 August 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 -11 18 £505 -22.31% 7
South East -20 9 £563 +21.62% 1
South West - 9 £550 - 2
Midlands -22 2 £500 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £500 -
.NET Technical Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, .NET Technical Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring .NET Technical Architect in the job title.

1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (76.32%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (57.89%) C#
4 20 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (47.37%) Microservices
5 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET
7 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
7 16 (42.11%) .NET Framework
7 16 (42.11%) Docker
7 16 (42.11%) DevOps
7 16 (42.11%) Kubernetes
8 15 (39.47%) Confluence
8 15 (39.47%) JIRA
8 15 (39.47%) TDD
9 14 (36.84%) Atlassian
9 14 (36.84%) E-Commerce
9 14 (36.84%) iPad
9 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (36.84%) .NET Core
10 13 (34.21%) WCF
11 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
11 12 (31.58%) Windows
12 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
12 11 (28.95%) Domain-Driven Design
12 11 (28.95%) REST
13 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
13 10 (26.32%) Test Automation
13 10 (26.32%) Software Architecture
13 10 (26.32%) API Design

.NET Technical 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 15 (39.47%) Confluence
2 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 29 (76.32%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.89%) SaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (2.63%) Azure Functions
4 1 (2.63%) GitHub
4 1 (2.63%) IaaS
4 1 (2.63%) PaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.63%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.63%) Redis
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) JIRA
2 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.63%) StarTeam
4 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET
3 16 (42.11%) .NET Framework
4 14 (36.84%) .NET Core
4 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (34.21%) WCF
6 11 (28.95%) REST
7 10 (26.32%) Swagger
8 8 (21.05%) Web Services
9 4 (10.53%) HTML
10 3 (7.89%) CSS
10 3 (7.89%) Node.js
11 2 (5.26%) React
11 2 (5.26%) RESTful
12 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
12 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
12 1 (2.63%) jQuery
12 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
12 1 (2.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) iPad
2 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Unix
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (47.37%) Microservices
2 16 (42.11%) DevOps
3 15 (39.47%) TDD
4 14 (36.84%) E-Commerce
5 11 (28.95%) Domain-Driven Design
5 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
6 10 (26.32%) API Design
6 10 (26.32%) Software Architecture
6 10 (26.32%) Test Automation
7 9 (23.68%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (21.05%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 8 (21.05%) The Twelve-Factor App
9 7 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (15.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 6 (15.79%) Integration Testing
10 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
10 6 (15.79%) OO
10 6 (15.79%) Web Development
11 3 (7.89%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) C#
2 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.89%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.63%) C++
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) CISSP
1 2 (5.26%) SSCP
1 2 (5.26%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 16 (42.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (42.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Atlassian
2 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Borland
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) SAP