The median contractor rate for a .NET Solutions Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 April 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 Solutions Architect
England / London
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 395 425 416
Rank change year-on-year +30 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Solutions Architect 5 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.025% 0.047% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.050% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 8
Median daily rate £600 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.34% +9.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £475 £525
% change year-on-year +15.78% -9.52%  
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 19083 22003 21492
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.67% 94.98% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13596 15907 14752
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 255 384
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year -5.40% +11.44%  

.NET Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Solutions Architect in London

.NET Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Solutions Architect in London

.NET Solutions Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Solutions Architect in London

.NET Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, .NET Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle
4 6 (35.29%) SAP
5 5 (29.41%) SOAP
5 5 (29.41%) Web Services
6 4 (23.53%) CMS
6 4 (23.53%) C#
6 4 (23.53%) Umbraco
6 4 (23.53%) Drupal
6 4 (23.53%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (23.53%) Sitecore
6 4 (23.53%) REST
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
7 3 (17.65%) SAP HCM
7 3 (17.65%) JSON
7 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
7 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 3 (17.65%) Java
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) XML
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 2 (11.76%) SQL
8 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
8 2 (11.76%) SOA

.NET Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 4 (23.53%) CMS
1 4 (23.53%) Drupal
1 4 (23.53%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (23.53%) Umbraco
2 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SAP HCM
2 1 (5.88%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (5.88%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) SAP HANA
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) DB2
4 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) SOAP
2 5 (29.41%) Web Services
3 4 (23.53%) REST
4 3 (17.65%) JSON
4 3 (17.65%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.88%) Classic ASP
6 1 (5.88%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (5.88%) J2EE
6 1 (5.88%) JDBC
6 1 (5.88%) Node.js
6 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) DataPower
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) SOA
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) UML
4 1 (5.88%) ArchiMate
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Logistics
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) SAP
3 4 (23.53%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Siebel
4 1 (5.88%) Teradata
4 1 (5.88%) TIBCO