Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 24 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 > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 227 244
Rank change year-on-year +26 +17 -42
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.035% 0.073% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.078% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
North West median daily rate £525 £525 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.94% -26.43%
10th Percentile £513 £448 £389
90th Percentile £538 £570 £625
England median daily rate £538 £525 £520
% change year-on-year +2.38% +0.96% +15.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West 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 North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5406 6426 8139
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.01% 94.39% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3416 4138 4863
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £233
90th Percentile £588 £550 £569
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 234 407
North West median hourly rate £17.74 £16.11 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.14% -21.43% +28.13%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £44.93 £50.03
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 North West

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Architect in the North West

.NET Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Architect in the North West

.NET Architect
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 24 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
Manchester +19 2 £525 +1.20% 2
.NET Architect
England

.NET Architect Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region featuring .NET Architect in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS

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

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore