Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 259 210
Rank change year-on-year +26 -49 +9
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 11 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.13% 0.092% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.096% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 24
Midlands median daily rate £525 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.55% +15.79%
10th Percentile £435 £324 £421
90th Percentile £538 £650 £641
England median daily rate £525 £525 £520
% change year-on-year - +0.96% +15.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £60.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Midlands
Contract vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 7791 9337 7943
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 95.39% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4871 5674 4591
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £231 £215
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 370 453
Midlands median hourly rate £15.55 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.67% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.18 £10.00 £10.20
90th Percentile £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

.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
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands -2 6 £525 +55.56% 2
West Midlands +30 5 £475 -13.64% 1
.NET Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Software Delivery
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 3 (27.27%) Marketing
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (18.18%) PaaS
5 2 (18.18%) Service Design
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) RESTful
5 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) UML
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) ITSM

.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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) PaaS
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Skype
1 1 (9.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (9.09%) SAML
4 1 (9.09%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) XHTML
4 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Software Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITSM
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Service Design
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) UML
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
4 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) BT
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore