The median contractor rate for a C# Architect was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 June 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.

C# Architect
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 603 581
Rank change year-on-year +36 -22  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Architect 13 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.031% 0.049% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.052% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 20
Median daily rate £513 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.81% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £475 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £647 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £525 £550
% change year-on-year -17.85% -4.54%  
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 40257 46300 48376
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.74% 95.04% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26259 30600 30961
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1356 1863
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

C# Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for C# Architect in England

C# Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Architect in England

C# Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Architect in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# Architect in England

C# Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Architect in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Architect in England

C# 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 C# Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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 -5 4 £550 - 2
North West - 3 - - 3
East of England -7 2 - - 2
Midlands - 2 - -
South West +2 1 £475 -22.76%
East Midlands -11 1 £388 -36.99%
C# Architect
UK

C# Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, C# 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 C# Architect in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (86.11%) .NET
3 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
5 12 (33.33%) MVC
5 12 (33.33%) TDD
6 10 (27.78%) Web Services
6 10 (27.78%) QA
7 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (25.00%) SOA
8 8 (22.22%) Software Delivery
8 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 8 (22.22%) Scrum
8 8 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (22.22%) NoSQL
9 7 (19.44%) BDD
9 7 (19.44%) MongoDB
10 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
10 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (16.67%) User Experience
11 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
11 5 (13.89%) REST
11 5 (13.89%) NServiceBus
11 5 (13.89%) Open Source
11 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
11 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
11 5 (13.89%) SOLID
11 5 (13.89%) Mentoring

C# 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 5 (13.89%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) MongoDB
3 4 (11.11%) RavenDB
4 3 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (8.33%) MySQL
4 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) SpecFlow
2 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.11%) Legal
2 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (86.11%) .NET
2 10 (27.78%) Web Services
3 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
4 5 (13.89%) REST
5 4 (11.11%) Aurelia
6 3 (8.33%) Ajax
6 3 (8.33%) CSS
6 3 (8.33%) CSS3
6 3 (8.33%) Django
6 3 (8.33%) HTML
6 3 (8.33%) HTML5
6 3 (8.33%) JSON
6 3 (8.33%) Play Framework
6 3 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.78%) WCF
7 1 (2.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) User Experience
2 4 (11.11%) Blog
3 1 (2.78%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) MVC
2 12 (33.33%) TDD
3 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (25.00%) SOA
4 8 (22.22%) Scrum
4 8 (22.22%) Software Delivery
4 8 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (19.44%) BDD
6 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
6 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
6 5 (13.89%) Open Source
6 5 (13.89%) SOLID
7 4 (11.11%) ETL
7 4 (11.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 4 (11.11%) Microservices
7 4 (11.11%) OO
7 4 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
7 4 (11.11%) User Stories
7 4 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) Ruby
3 3 (8.33%) Scala
4 2 (5.56%) SQL
5 1 (2.78%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) hybris