The table below looks at the statistics for the Web Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Architect
Rank 554 534 521
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Web Architect 24 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.047% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.051% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 5
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£575 £575 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £453 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £650 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +62.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46883 45043 41451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.47% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26911 23492
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1817 2004 2424
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

Web Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Web Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Web Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Architect within the UK.

Web Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Web Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Web Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Web Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Web Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Web Architect
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -27 20 £575 - 3
London -6 9 £625 +16.27%
East of England +12 6 £575 +27.77% 2
Scotland - 4 - -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
City of London +7 1 £388 -29.54%
Cambridgeshire -12 1 £500 +11.11% 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -

Web Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Web Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Web Architect in their job title.

1 30 (52.63%) E-Commerce
2 28 (49.12%) SOA
2 28 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (36.84%) Web Services
4 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
5 15 (26.32%) .NET
5 15 (26.32%) CMS
6 12 (21.05%) Java
7 11 (19.30%) CRM
8 10 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (15.79%) C#
9 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
10 8 (14.04%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (12.28%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (12.28%) Finance
11 7 (12.28%) HTML
11 7 (12.28%) XML
11 7 (12.28%) HTML5
12 6 (10.53%) Social Media
12 6 (10.53%) Analytics
12 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
12 6 (10.53%) PHP
12 6 (10.53%) Workflow
12 6 (10.53%) RESTful
12 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (10.53%) Sitecore
12 6 (10.53%) Marketing
13 5 (8.77%) Web Development
13 5 (8.77%) JSON

Web Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Web Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Web Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (26.32%) CMS
2 5 (8.77%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.77%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (8.77%) Node.js
3 1 (1.75%) Mule
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.75%) SAS
3 1 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.77%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.26%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) SMS
2 1 (1.75%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.02%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.75%) MySQL
5 1 (1.75%) IDOL
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Maven
1 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.75%) Hudson
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Marketing
3 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.02%) Retail
5 3 (5.26%) Electronics
5 3 (5.26%) Legal
5 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.75%) Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.84%) Web Services
2 15 (26.32%) .NET
3 7 (12.28%) HTML
3 7 (12.28%) XML
3 7 (12.28%) HTML5
4 6 (10.53%) RESTful
5 5 (8.77%) JSON
5 5 (8.77%) Ajax
5 5 (8.77%) CSS
5 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
5 5 (8.77%) CSS3
6 4 (7.02%) REST
6 4 (7.02%) SOAP
6 4 (7.02%) jQuery
7 3 (5.26%) WebCenter
7 3 (5.26%) Backbone.js
8 2 (3.51%) WebGL
8 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.51%) XSL
8 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Social Media
2 3 (5.26%) DTV
2 3 (5.26%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.51%) User Experience
3 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.51%) W3C
3 2 (3.51%) PKI
4 1 (1.75%) Tandem
4 1 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Linux
2 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.51%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) E-Commerce
2 28 (49.12%) SOA
2 28 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (19.30%) CRM
4 8 (14.04%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (12.28%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (10.53%) Analytics
6 6 (10.53%) Workflow
6 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.77%) Web Development
7 5 (8.77%) MVC
8 4 (7.02%) EAI
8 4 (7.02%) Web Analytics
8 4 (7.02%) Web Design
8 4 (7.02%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (7.02%) TOGAF
9 3 (5.26%) Programme Management
9 3 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) Java
2 9 (15.79%) C#
3 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.53%) PHP
4 3 (5.26%) Ruby
5 2 (3.51%) Golang
5 2 (3.51%) Python
6 1 (1.75%) PHP5
6 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.75%) Scala
6 1 (1.75%) C
6 1 (1.75%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.75%) MCSD
1 1 (1.75%) ISEB
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.75%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.75%) OpenSSO
2 1 (1.75%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) Sitecore
3 5 (8.77%) Adobe
4 3 (5.26%) FatWire
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle
4 3 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) KANA
5 1 (1.75%) ATG
5 1 (1.75%) Endeca
5 1 (1.75%) Siebel
5 1 (1.75%) BEA
5 1 (1.75%) Informatica
5 1 (1.75%) Twitter
5 1 (1.75%) hybris