The median contractor rate for a .NET Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies 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
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 587 559
Rank change year-on-year +2 -28  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Architect 25 64 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 55 65
Median daily rate £525 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £448 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £665 £663
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44648 51085 52304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98420 117801 120925
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4481 5171 7481
Median hourly rate £18.69 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

.NET Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Architect in the UK

.NET Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Architect in the UK

.NET Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Architect over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Architect in the UK

.NET Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Architect in the UK

.NET Architect
Top 9 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
England 0 24 £525 - 9
UK excluding London +22 15 £525 +10.52% 4
London -11 10 £550 - 5
North of England +57 4 £425 -10.52% 2
South East +20 4 £525 +2.43%
East of England -1 3 £525 +10.52% 2
Midlands +17 2 - -
Scotland +32 1 £570 -
South West -5 1 £475 -5.00%

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

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 featuring .NET Architect in the job title.

1 62 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (54.84%) C#
3 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
4 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (24.19%) MVC
5 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
6 12 (19.35%) SOA
6 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (17.74%) TDD
7 11 (17.74%) QA
7 11 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (16.13%) Web Services
8 10 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET
9 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
10 8 (12.90%) REST
11 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (11.29%) SOLID
11 7 (11.29%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (11.29%) .NET Framework
12 6 (9.68%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (9.68%) Sitecore
12 6 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (9.68%) Scrum
12 6 (9.68%) CMS
12 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
12 6 (9.68%) Java
12 6 (9.68%) Microservices
12 6 (9.68%) Software Delivery
12 6 (9.68%) NoSQL

.NET Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (9.68%) CMS
1 6 (9.68%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (8.06%) Umbraco
3 4 (6.45%) Drupal
3 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.84%) NServiceBus
5 2 (3.23%) EPiServer
5 2 (3.23%) IIS
6 1 (1.61%) Apache
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.61%) JBoss
6 1 (1.61%) Kentico
6 1 (1.61%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.23%) SaaS
4 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.84%) RavenDB
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.61%) Big Data
6 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.61%) MySQL
6 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.61%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.61%) JUnit
3 1 (1.61%) NUnit
3 1 (1.61%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.45%) Legal
3 3 (4.84%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (16.13%) Web Services
3 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET
4 8 (12.90%) REST
5 7 (11.29%) .NET Framework
5 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (8.06%) AngularJS
6 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (6.45%) WCF
8 3 (4.84%) Aurelia
8 3 (4.84%) HTML
8 3 (4.84%) JSON
8 3 (4.84%) Node.js
8 3 (4.84%) WPF
9 2 (3.23%) CSS
9 2 (3.23%) OAuth2
9 2 (3.23%) OpenID
9 2 (3.23%) OpenRasta
9 2 (3.23%) React
9 2 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) User Experience
2 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Blog
3 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.19%) MVC
3 12 (19.35%) SOA
4 11 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (17.74%) TDD
5 7 (11.29%) SOLID
5 7 (11.29%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
6 6 (9.68%) Microservices
6 6 (9.68%) Scrum
6 6 (9.68%) Software Delivery
7 5 (8.06%) Migration
7 5 (8.06%) Open Source
7 5 (8.06%) Project Management
8 4 (6.45%) BDD
8 4 (6.45%) DevOps
8 4 (6.45%) ETL
8 4 (6.45%) OO
8 4 (6.45%) Rapid Prototyping
8 4 (6.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 34 (54.84%) C#
2 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.68%) Java
4 5 (8.06%) SQL
5 1 (1.61%) Clojure
5 1 (1.61%) F#
5 1 (1.61%) PHP
5 1 (1.61%) Ruby
5 1 (1.61%) Scala
5 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.74%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.23%) hybris
4 1 (1.61%) OpenText
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle
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