Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Web Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 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.

Web Architect
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 804 806
Rank change year-on-year -45 +2 -71
Contract jobs requiring a Web Architect 40 82 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.078% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.082% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 62 68
UK median daily rate £575 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £457 £414 £406
90th Percentile £650 £652 £629
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 96790 100139 109026
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.77% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63814 65329 69364
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +1.98% +4.60% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2894 3317 4130
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 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% - +8.29%

Web Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Architect in the UK

Web Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Architect in the UK

Web Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Architect over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Architect in the UK

Web Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Architect in the UK

Web Architect
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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 -1 39 £575 +9.52% 7
London -23 27 £615 +17.14% 2
UK excluding London +7 12 £525 +5.00% 5
Midlands +22 4 - -
East Midlands +3 4 - -
North of England +61 3 £575 +9.52% 2
Yorkshire +22 3 £575 -17.86% 1
South East +1 3 £470 -6.00% 1
South West +12 1 £450 -18.18%
East of England -25 1 £525 +10.53% 2

Web Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Web 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 Web Architect in the job title.

1 19 (47.50%) Web Services
2 18 (45.00%) Finance
2 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (32.50%) Asset Management
4 12 (30.00%) Migration
4 12 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 12 (30.00%) Puppet
4 12 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (30.00%) Ansible
4 12 (30.00%) DevOps
5 11 (27.50%) Docker
5 11 (27.50%) AWS Certification
5 11 (27.50%) Kubernetes
5 11 (27.50%) Packer
5 11 (27.50%) Bourne shell
5 11 (27.50%) Bash Shell
5 11 (27.50%) Terraform
5 11 (27.50%) Consul
5 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (27.50%) Korn
5 11 (27.50%) Ruby
5 11 (27.50%) Perl
5 11 (27.50%) Python
5 11 (27.50%) Configuration Management
5 11 (27.50%) Front Office
6 10 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 6 (15.00%) HTML

Web 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 4 (10.00%) CMS
2 2 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP Hybris
1 2 (5.00%) SAP MDG
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (7.50%) npm
4 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.00%) IaaS
4 2 (5.00%) PaaS
5 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.50%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (2.50%) Bluemix
5 1 (2.50%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.50%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
1 1 (2.50%) IPsec
1 1 (2.50%) MPLS
1 1 (2.50%) VPN
1 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
1 10 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.50%) Data Lake
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) Pentaho
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.50%) Bower
2 3 (7.50%) Grunt
2 3 (7.50%) gulp
2 3 (7.50%) Jasmine
2 3 (7.50%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (7.50%) Protractor
2 3 (7.50%) Selenium
2 3 (7.50%) WebDriver
2 3 (7.50%) webpack
3 2 (5.00%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (45.00%) Finance
2 11 (27.50%) Front Office
3 4 (10.00%) Retail
4 3 (7.50%) Banking
4 3 (7.50%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (47.50%) Web Services
2 6 (15.00%) HTML
3 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 5 (12.50%) CSS
4 4 (10.00%) .NET
4 4 (10.00%) Angular 2
4 4 (10.00%) HTML5
5 3 (7.50%) CSS3
5 3 (7.50%) LESS
5 3 (7.50%) Sass
5 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (5.00%) Ajax
6 2 (5.00%) IDoc
6 2 (5.00%) Middleware
6 2 (5.00%) Node.js
6 2 (5.00%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (2.50%) gRPC
7 1 (2.50%) RESTful
7 1 (2.50%) SOAP
7 1 (2.50%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) User Experience
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) CentOS
2 1 (2.50%) Fedora
2 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Solaris
2 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Asset Management
3 12 (30.00%) DevOps
3 12 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (30.00%) Migration
4 11 (27.50%) Configuration Management
4 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.00%) Scrum
6 4 (10.00%) SOA
7 3 (7.50%) CRM
7 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.50%) Wireframes
8 2 (5.00%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (5.00%) High Availability
8 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.00%) Prototyping
8 2 (5.00%) Regulatory Compliance
8 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) Bash Shell
1 11 (27.50%) Bourne shell
1 11 (27.50%) Korn
1 11 (27.50%) Perl
1 11 (27.50%) Python
1 11 (27.50%) Ruby
2 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.50%) Java
3 3 (7.50%) TypeScript
4 2 (5.00%) ABAP
4 2 (5.00%) C
4 2 (5.00%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
1 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) Ansible
1 12 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (30.00%) Puppet
2 11 (27.50%) Consul
2 11 (27.50%) Kubernetes
2 11 (27.50%) Packer
2 11 (27.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Google
1 4 (10.00%) SAP
2 3 (7.50%) Adobe
3 2 (5.00%) hybris
3 2 (5.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.00%) Software AG
3 2 (5.00%) webMethods
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) Infovista
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) Pega
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.50%) Riverbed
4 1 (2.50%) Siebel
4 1 (2.50%) Xamarin