The median contractor rate for a Web Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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.

Web Architect
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 608 539
Rank change year-on-year +40 -69  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Architect 19 44 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.083% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.087% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 62
Median daily rate £525 £575 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.69% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £823 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +4.73% -5.04%  
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 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
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 £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1495 2037
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Web Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Web Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 22 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 3 months to 25 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 +21 18 £525 -8.69% 5
West Midlands +27 4 £498 -
Nottinghamshire -3 4 - -
East Midlands -8 4 - -
Yorkshire - 4 £575 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £575 - 1
South East +31 2 £470 +4.44%
Hampshire +7 2 £470 -24.80%
London -20 2 £850 +41.66% 3
Bradford - 2 £575 -
Birmingham - 2 £525 -
South West +2 1 - -
East of England -8 1 £525 +7.69% 1
East Anglia - 1 £525 -
Shropshire - 1 £470 -
Telford - 1 £470 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £450 - 1
Swindon - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £470 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -

Web Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) Web Services
3 8 (21.05%) Web Development
4 7 (18.42%) Java
4 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (15.79%) WebDriver
5 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
5 6 (15.79%) DevOps
5 6 (15.79%) Wireframes
5 6 (15.79%) Migration
5 6 (15.79%) Scrum
6 5 (13.16%) Selenium
6 5 (13.16%) HTML
6 5 (13.16%) CSS
6 5 (13.16%) .NET
6 5 (13.16%) HTML5
6 5 (13.16%) CSS3
6 5 (13.16%) Puppet
7 4 (10.53%) Jasmine
7 4 (10.53%) Sass
7 4 (10.53%) LESS
7 4 (10.53%) User Experience
7 4 (10.53%) webpack
7 4 (10.53%) AWS Certification
7 4 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (10.53%) Grunt
7 4 (10.53%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (10.53%) TypeScript
7 4 (10.53%) Bower
7 4 (10.53%) Angular 2

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 (10.53%) Apache
1 4 (10.53%) CMS
1 4 (10.53%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) nginx
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Magento
1 2 (5.26%) SAP MDG
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Firewall
1 4 (10.53%) VPN
2 3 (7.89%) WAN
3 2 (5.26%) DNS
3 2 (5.26%) LAN
3 2 (5.26%) SNMP
4 1 (2.63%) Extranet
4 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) OLAP
2 1 (2.63%) OLTP
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) WebDriver
2 5 (13.16%) Selenium
3 4 (10.53%) Bower
3 4 (10.53%) Grunt
3 4 (10.53%) gulp
3 4 (10.53%) Jasmine
3 4 (10.53%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (10.53%) Protractor
3 4 (10.53%) webpack
4 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket
5 2 (5.26%) JIRA
6 1 (2.63%) Ant
6 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.63%) EasyMock
6 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.63%) JBehave
6 1 (2.63%) JUnit
6 1 (2.63%) Maven
6 1 (2.63%) Mockito
General
1 1 (2.63%) Banking
1 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) Web Services
2 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
3 5 (13.16%) .NET
3 5 (13.16%) CSS
3 5 (13.16%) CSS3
3 5 (13.16%) HTML
3 5 (13.16%) HTML5
4 4 (10.53%) Angular 2
4 4 (10.53%) LESS
4 4 (10.53%) Sass
4 4 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (5.26%) IDoc
5 2 (5.26%) JSON
5 2 (5.26%) Node.js
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (5.26%) Play Framework
5 2 (5.26%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) User Experience
2 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.26%) PKI
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Unix
3 1 (2.63%) AIX
3 1 (2.63%) MVS
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) Web Development
3 6 (15.79%) DevOps
3 6 (15.79%) Migration
3 6 (15.79%) Scrum
3 6 (15.79%) Wireframes
4 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
4 4 (10.53%) Content Management
4 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
5 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.89%) CRM
5 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
5 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.89%) MVC
5 3 (7.89%) Open Source
5 3 (7.89%) SOA
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) Java
2 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.53%) TypeScript
3 3 (7.89%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) ABAP
4 2 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) AWS Certification
1 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Puppet
2 2 (5.26%) Ansible
2 2 (5.26%) Consul
2 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.26%) Packer
2 2 (5.26%) Rsyslog
2 2 (5.26%) Terraform
2 2 (5.26%) yum
2 2 (5.26%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.63%) Capistrano
3 1 (2.63%) Nagios
3 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Sitecore
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) AppDynamics
3 2 (5.26%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.26%) CA
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
3 2 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Adobe
4 1 (2.63%) BT
4 1 (2.63%) Forcepoint
4 1 (2.63%) Google
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat