Period
to 27 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Technical Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 815 784 826
Rank change year-on-year -31 +42 -9
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Technical Architect 37 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.040% 0.036% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.038% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 47
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £469 £425 £463
90th Percentile £644 £641 £588
UK median daily rate £548 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.29% +5.00% -9.09%
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 87,320 79,861 92,735
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 94.91% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,796 52,144 60,918
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £272 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £623 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,735 2,655 2,886
England median hourly rate £18.51 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.61% -2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £48.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.84 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.46% -5.80% +14.29%

.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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -60 12 £563 +9.76% 3
South East -13 11 £550 +15.79%
South West +16 10 - - 2
Midlands -12 4 £475 - 4
West Midlands - 2 £475 - 3
East Midlands - 2 £488 - 1
.NET Technical Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (72.97%) C#
4 22 (59.46%) E-Commerce
5 21 (56.76%) Microservices
6 20 (54.05%) Kubernetes
6 20 (54.05%) Docker
6 20 (54.05%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (54.05%) .NET Framework
6 20 (54.05%) SQL Server
6 20 (54.05%) ASP.NET
7 19 (51.35%) JIRA
7 19 (51.35%) DevOps
8 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET Web API
8 18 (48.65%) .NET Core
8 18 (48.65%) Confluence
8 18 (48.65%) iPad
8 18 (48.65%) Atlassian
9 16 (43.24%) Technical Architecture
9 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
10 15 (40.54%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (35.14%) Test Automation
11 13 (35.14%) REST
12 11 (29.73%) The Twelve-Factor App
12 11 (29.73%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 11 (29.73%) Web Services
12 11 (29.73%) QA
13 9 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (21.62%) TDD
15 7 (18.92%) Web Development

.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 18 (48.65%) Confluence
2 4 (10.81%) CMS
3 3 (8.11%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (5.41%) OpenStack
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.70%) Apache
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 20 (54.05%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (54.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (51.35%) JIRA
2 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) StarTeam
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.11%) Marketing
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (54.05%) .NET Framework
2 20 (54.05%) ASP.NET
3 18 (48.65%) .NET Core
3 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (35.14%) REST
5 11 (29.73%) Web Services
6 3 (8.11%) HTML
6 3 (8.11%) RESTful
7 2 (5.41%) CSS
7 2 (5.41%) Node.js
7 2 (5.41%) React
7 2 (5.41%) WCF
8 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
8 1 (2.70%) jQuery
8 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 1 (2.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) iPad
2 15 (40.54%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (16.22%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (8.11%) User Experience
5 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Unix
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (59.46%) E-Commerce
3 21 (56.76%) Microservices
4 19 (51.35%) DevOps
5 16 (43.24%) Technical Architecture
6 13 (35.14%) Test Automation
7 11 (29.73%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 11 (29.73%) The Twelve-Factor App
8 9 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (21.62%) TDD
10 7 (18.92%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 7 (18.92%) Integration Testing
10 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
10 7 (18.92%) OO
10 7 (18.92%) Web Development
11 5 (13.51%) BDD
12 3 (8.11%) Commercial Awareness
12 3 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (8.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) C#
2 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.81%) SQL
4 3 (8.11%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
5 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) CISSP
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) SSCP
1 1 (2.70%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) QA
System Software
1 20 (54.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (54.05%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.70%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Atlassian
2 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) Sitecore
4 2 (5.41%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) Borland
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle