Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Technical Architect was £523 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 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 Technical Architect
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 848 854 857
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3 +7
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Technical Architect 39 37 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.035% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.037% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 28
UK median daily rate £523 £550 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.28% +21.76%
10th Percentile £393 £492 £388
90th Percentile £660 £675 £629
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £600 £520
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.38% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £60.00 -
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 97742 99747 107875
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64508 65028 68632
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3319 4120
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

.NET Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Technical Architect in the UK

.NET Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Technical Architect in the UK

.NET Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Technical Architect over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Technical Architect in the UK

.NET Technical Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Technical Architect in the UK

.NET Technical Architect
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Technical Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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
England +13 34 £525 -4.55% 4
UK excluding London +51 21 £525 -12.50% 5
London -32 15 £500 -9.09%
South East +10 6 £600 -14.29%
South West - 6 £475 - 1
North of England +63 4 £600 - 2
Midlands +26 3 £525 -12.50%
Yorkshire +22 3 £600 -
East Midlands - 3 £525 -
Scotland - 2 £463 - 1
North East - 1 - - 1

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, .NET Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (64.10%) C#
4 18 (46.15%) Technical Architecture
5 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 15 (38.46%) SQL
6 14 (35.90%) Scrum
7 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (25.64%) Test Automation
8 10 (25.64%) Java
9 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
10 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
10 8 (20.51%) SOA
10 8 (20.51%) MVC
10 8 (20.51%) Finance
10 8 (20.51%) BDD
11 7 (17.95%) NoSQL
11 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (17.95%) REST
11 7 (17.95%) TDD
11 7 (17.95%) Dynamics CRM
11 7 (17.95%) CRM
11 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
11 7 (17.95%) SDLC
12 6 (15.38%) CMS
13 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio
13 5 (12.82%) ETL
13 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (12.82%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration

.NET Technical 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 (15.38%) CMS
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.82%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.13%) Serverless
4 1 (2.56%) PaaS
4 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.13%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (5.13%) Data Lake
3 2 (5.13%) Redis
4 1 (2.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.69%) MSTest
3 3 (7.69%) NUnit
3 3 (7.69%) Selenium
3 3 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Back Office
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
2 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (17.95%) REST
3 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (10.26%) HTML
4 4 (10.26%) RESTful
4 4 (10.26%) Web Services
5 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (7.69%) CSS
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Core
6 2 (5.13%) J2EE
6 2 (5.13%) Java EE
7 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.56%) Velocity
7 1 (2.56%) WCF
7 1 (2.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (5.13%) Fintech
1 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) Technical Architecture
3 14 (35.90%) Scrum
4 10 (25.64%) Test Automation
5 8 (20.51%) BDD
5 8 (20.51%) MVC
5 8 (20.51%) SOA
6 7 (17.95%) CRM
6 7 (17.95%) SDLC
6 7 (17.95%) TDD
7 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (12.82%) ETL
8 4 (10.26%) Build Automation
8 4 (10.26%) Data Migration
8 4 (10.26%) DevOps
8 4 (10.26%) Migration
9 3 (7.69%) Service Design
9 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) C#
2 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 15 (38.46%) SQL
3 10 (25.64%) Java
4 3 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) C
5 1 (2.56%) C++
5 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.56%) Scala
5 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle