Period
to 7 August 2020

The median contractor rate for a .NET Solutions Architect was £700 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

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
UK
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 541 802 862
Rank change year-on-year +261 +60 -15
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Solutions Architect 5 41 38
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.045% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.048% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 26 28
Median daily rate £700 £575 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -2.13% +4.44%
10th Percentile £650 £463 £475
90th Percentile £750 £675 £756
UK excluding London median daily rate - £575 £575
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 32,789 86,006 97,405
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.11% 94.35% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,375 56,495 63,749
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £269
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.76% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,361 2,922 3,117
Median hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +8.33% -3.73%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.12 £52.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +16.22% +5.71% -1.52%

.NET Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Solutions Architect in the UK

.NET Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing .NET Solutions Architect.

Daily rate trend for .NET Solutions Architect in the UK

.NET Solutions Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing .NET Solutions Architect.

Hourly rate trend for .NET Solutions Architect in the UK

.NET Solutions Architect
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Solutions Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 7 August 2020. 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
England +259 5 £700 +21.74% 10
London +188 3 £700 +15.46% 1
UK excluding London +235 2 - - 9
South East +181 1 - - 1
South West +74 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, .NET Solutions Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring .NET Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) AWS
3 3 (60.00%) Fixed Income
3 3 (60.00%) React
3 3 (60.00%) Investment Management
3 3 (60.00%) Vue.js
3 3 (60.00%) Fintech
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Core
3 3 (60.00%) Hedge funds
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (60.00%) Derivative
3 3 (60.00%) Front Office
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) NHS
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Public Sector

.NET Solutions 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 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Front Office
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Core
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) React
2 3 (60.00%) Vue.js
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Derivative
1 3 (60.00%) Fixed Income
1 3 (60.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) Fintech
2 3 (60.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Python