Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Technical Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 November 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 Technical Architect
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 828 818 832
Rank change year-on-year -10 +14 -30
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Technical Architect 34 37 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.038% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.040% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 24
England median daily rate £525 £550 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +6.28% +15.00%
10th Percentile £403 £492 £388
90th Percentile £675 £675 £641
UK median daily rate £523 £550 £518
% change year-on-year -5.00% +6.28% +21.76%
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 89838 92421 99413
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.75% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59916 60828 64292
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2650 3012 3838
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.85 £46.94 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%

.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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 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 -25 15 £500 -9.09%
South East +9 6 £600 -14.29%
South West - 6 £475 - 1
North of England +59 4 £600 - 2
Midlands +31 3 £525 -12.50%
Yorkshire +27 3 £600 -
East Midlands - 3 £525 -
North East - 1 - - 1
.NET Technical Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, .NET Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (58.82%) C#
4 17 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
5 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
5 11 (32.35%) SQL
6 10 (29.41%) Java
6 10 (29.41%) Scrum
6 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (23.53%) Finance
7 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 7 (20.59%) SOA
8 7 (20.59%) TDD
9 6 (17.65%) CMS
9 6 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (17.65%) CRM
9 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
9 6 (17.65%) REST
9 6 (17.65%) SDLC
10 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (14.71%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (14.71%) BDD
10 5 (14.71%) ETL
10 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
10 5 (14.71%) MVC
11 4 (11.76%) Migration
11 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
11 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
11 4 (11.76%) Web Services

.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 6 (17.65%) CMS
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.71%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.88%) Serverless
4 1 (2.94%) PaaS
4 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (5.88%) Data Lake
3 2 (5.88%) Redis
4 1 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (17.65%) REST
3 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (11.76%) RESTful
4 4 (11.76%) Web Services
5 2 (5.88%) .NET Core
5 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.88%) J2EE
5 2 (5.88%) Java EE
6 1 (2.94%) HTML
6 1 (2.94%) Velocity
6 1 (2.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (5.88%) Fintech
1 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 10 (29.41%) Scrum
4 7 (20.59%) SOA
4 7 (20.59%) TDD
5 6 (17.65%) CRM
5 6 (17.65%) SDLC
5 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 5 (14.71%) BDD
6 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (14.71%) ETL
6 5 (14.71%) MVC
7 4 (11.76%) Build Automation
7 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
7 4 (11.76%) DevOps
7 4 (11.76%) Migration
8 3 (8.82%) Re-Platforming
8 3 (8.82%) Service Design
8 3 (8.82%) Software Delivery
8 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) C#
2 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
2 11 (32.35%) SQL
3 10 (29.41%) Java
4 3 (8.82%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.94%) Scala
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle