The median contractor rate for a C# Architect was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C# Architect
UK / England
Rank 553 588 558
Rank change year-on-year +35 -30  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Architect 21 25 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.051% 0.051% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.054% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 26
Median daily rate £475 £575 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.39% +31.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +15.78% +11.76%  
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 39117 46709 45844
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.82% 95.22% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25478 30619 28162
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1457 1852
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 +25 10 £475 -33.33% 3
Yorkshire +16 5 £550 +15.78% 1
Midlands - 3 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 £550 - 1
East of England -3 1 £475 -21.64% 3
C# Architect
UK

C# Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 57 (100.00%) C#
2 48 (84.21%) .NET
3 32 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
4 22 (38.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (35.09%) TDD
6 19 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 18 (31.58%) Scrum
8 17 (29.82%) MVC
9 16 (28.07%) Web Services
10 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
11 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET
12 11 (19.30%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (19.30%) AngularJS
13 10 (17.54%) NoSQL
13 10 (17.54%) REST
13 10 (17.54%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (17.54%) Technical Architecture
13 10 (17.54%) CSS
13 10 (17.54%) SOA
14 9 (15.79%) SQL
14 9 (15.79%) HTML
14 9 (15.79%) Finance
14 9 (15.79%) JSON
14 9 (15.79%) BDD
14 9 (15.79%) MongoDB
15 8 (14.04%) QA
15 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
16 7 (12.28%) Software Delivery

C# Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 (8.77%) NServiceBus
2 4 (7.02%) CMS
3 3 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (38.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (19.30%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.77%) PaaS
4 3 (5.26%) Data Lake Analytics
4 3 (5.26%) IaaS
5 1 (1.75%) Boomi
5 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.54%) NoSQL
3 9 (15.79%) MongoDB
4 5 (8.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (8.77%) MySQL
4 5 (8.77%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (7.02%) RavenDB
6 3 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (5.26%) Data Lake
6 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.26%) Power BI
6 3 (5.26%) QlikView
6 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.51%) SAP HANA
7 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.26%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.51%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.75%) FxCop
5 1 (1.75%) JIRA
5 1 (1.75%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.75%) Selenium
5 1 (1.75%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Electronics
4 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.75%) Front Office
4 1 (1.75%) Games
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (84.21%) .NET
2 16 (28.07%) Web Services
3 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET
4 11 (19.30%) AngularJS
5 10 (17.54%) CSS
5 10 (17.54%) REST
6 9 (15.79%) HTML
6 9 (15.79%) JSON
7 6 (10.53%) Ajax
7 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (8.77%) .NET Framework
8 5 (8.77%) Aurelia
8 5 (8.77%) CSS3
8 5 (8.77%) Django
8 5 (8.77%) HTML5
8 5 (8.77%) jQuery
8 5 (8.77%) Play Framework
8 5 (8.77%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (8.77%) WCF
9 4 (7.02%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) User Experience
2 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Blog
3 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) Fintech
4 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.75%) iSeries
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
1 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.09%) TDD
3 18 (31.58%) Scrum
4 17 (29.82%) MVC
5 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (17.54%) SOA
6 10 (17.54%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (15.79%) BDD
8 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
9 7 (12.28%) Software Delivery
10 6 (10.53%) Analytics
10 6 (10.53%) Microservices
10 6 (10.53%) OO
11 5 (8.77%) Open Source
11 5 (8.77%) SOLID
12 4 (7.02%) DevOps
12 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce
12 4 (7.02%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 4 (7.02%) SDLC
12 4 (7.02%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.79%) SQL
4 6 (10.53%) Ruby
5 5 (8.77%) Scala
6 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.02%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.51%) Java
7 2 (3.51%) Python
7 2 (3.51%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.75%) C++
8 1 (1.75%) COBOL
8 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) SAP
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle
4 3 (5.26%) Sitecore
4 3 (5.26%) Tableau
5 1 (1.75%) IBM
5 1 (1.75%) Infor
5 1 (1.75%) Perforce
5 1 (1.75%) Splunk