The median contractor rate for a .NET Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Architect
England / London
Rank 379 406 382
Rank change year-on-year +27 -24  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 21 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.100% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 20
Median daily rate £550 £513 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.31% +5.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £475 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £592
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18463 20944 19902
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 94.98% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13124 15012 13730
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 285 369
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -12.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

.NET Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured .NET Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Architect in London

.NET Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Architect in London

.NET Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Architect in London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Architect in London

.NET Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Architect in London

.NET Architect
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London +4 4 £340 -30.25% 1
.NET Architect
England

.NET Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, .NET 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 London region featuring .NET Architect in the job title.

1 76 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (51.32%) C#
3 33 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (39.47%) Microsoft
5 25 (32.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (32.89%) JavaScript
5 25 (32.89%) SQL Server
6 23 (30.26%) ASP.NET
7 22 (28.95%) SQL
8 19 (25.00%) Scrum
9 16 (21.05%) AngularJS
10 15 (19.74%) SOA
11 14 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (17.11%) MVC
13 12 (15.79%) Finance
13 12 (15.79%) TDD
13 12 (15.79%) SOAP
14 11 (14.47%) Oracle
14 11 (14.47%) HTML
14 11 (14.47%) Technical Architecture
14 11 (14.47%) .NET Framework
14 11 (14.47%) REST
14 11 (14.47%) Microservices
15 10 (13.16%) Degree
15 10 (13.16%) Computer Science
15 10 (13.16%) WCF
15 10 (13.16%) Web Services
15 10 (13.16%) CSS
15 10 (13.16%) SAP
16 9 (11.84%) XML

.NET Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (7.89%) CMS
1 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.26%) Drupal
2 4 (5.26%) NServiceBus
2 4 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (5.26%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.95%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.63%) IIS
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.32%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.32%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.32%) JBoss
5 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) SAP HCM
1 3 (3.95%) Workday HCM
2 1 (1.32%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 25 (32.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.26%) IaaS
4 3 (3.95%) Data Lake Analytics
4 3 (3.95%) PaaS
5 1 (1.32%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.32%) Boomi
5 1 (1.32%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.21%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.58%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.58%) SAP HANA
5 4 (5.26%) Big Data
5 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.26%) RavenDB
6 3 (3.95%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (3.95%) Data Lake
6 3 (3.95%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.95%) Power BI
6 3 (3.95%) QlikView
6 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.63%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Moq
2 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Billing
4 1 (1.32%) Front Office
4 1 (1.32%) Games
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (30.26%) ASP.NET
3 16 (21.05%) AngularJS
4 12 (15.79%) SOAP
5 11 (14.47%) .NET Framework
5 11 (14.47%) HTML
5 11 (14.47%) REST
6 10 (13.16%) CSS
6 10 (13.16%) WCF
6 10 (13.16%) Web Services
7 9 (11.84%) JSON
7 9 (11.84%) XML
8 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (10.53%) RESTful
9 6 (7.89%) HTML5
10 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (5.26%) Aurelia
10 4 (5.26%) jQuery
10 4 (5.26%) Middleware
10 4 (5.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 7 (9.21%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.26%) Clustering
5 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.32%) DataPower
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) Unix
3 1 (1.32%) Android
3 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.32%) Linux
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (25.00%) Scrum
3 15 (19.74%) SOA
4 14 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (17.11%) MVC
6 12 (15.79%) TDD
7 11 (14.47%) Microservices
7 11 (14.47%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (9.21%) BDD
8 7 (9.21%) DevOps
8 7 (9.21%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (9.21%) Software Engineering
8 7 (9.21%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (7.89%) OO
9 6 (7.89%) SOLID
10 5 (6.58%) Benchmarking
10 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.58%) CRM
10 5 (6.58%) Data Modelling
10 5 (6.58%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 39 (51.32%) C#
2 25 (32.89%) JavaScript
3 22 (28.95%) SQL
4 9 (11.84%) T-SQL
5 7 (9.21%) TypeScript
6 3 (3.95%) Java
7 2 (2.63%) Python
7 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.32%) C++
8 1 (1.32%) F#
8 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) Docker
2 3 (3.95%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Ansible
1 3 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.32%) Grafana
2 1 (1.32%) Graphite
2 1 (1.32%) Packer
2 1 (1.32%) Puppet
2 1 (1.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.47%) Oracle
3 10 (13.16%) SAP
4 4 (5.26%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.95%) Tableau
5 3 (3.95%) Workday
6 2 (2.63%) IBM
6 2 (2.63%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.32%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.32%) Siebel
7 1 (1.32%) Splunk
7 1 (1.32%) Teradata
7 1 (1.32%) TIBCO
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