The median contractor rate for a .NET Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 3 months to 28 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.

.NET Architect
England / Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 177 161
Rank change year-on-year +17 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.054% 0.063% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.067% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £525 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.30%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £525
% change year-on-year +10.52% -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 the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3494 4494 3838
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 94.64% 95.07% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6969 9554 8548
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 505 776
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £10.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £38.75 £31.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

.NET Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings that featured .NET Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Architect in the Midlands

.NET Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Architect in the Midlands

.NET Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Architect in the Midlands

.NET Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Midlands region featuring .NET Architect in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) User Experience
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) QA
4 4 (57.14%) Blog
4 4 (57.14%) Rapid Prototyping
4 4 (57.14%) Open Source
4 4 (57.14%) DevOps
4 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
4 4 (57.14%) User Stories
4 4 (57.14%) ETL
4 4 (57.14%) Legal
4 4 (57.14%) Web Development
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 1 (14.29%) Scala
6 1 (14.29%) WCF
6 1 (14.29%) Django
6 1 (14.29%) HTML5
6 1 (14.29%) BDD
6 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (14.29%) NoSQL

.NET Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) Django
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) Play Framework
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) User Experience
2 4 (57.14%) Blog
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) ETL
3 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 4 (57.14%) Open Source
3 4 (57.14%) Rapid Prototyping
3 4 (57.14%) User Stories
3 4 (57.14%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft