Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 25 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.

Java Architect
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 249 226 252
Rank change year-on-year -23 +26 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 3 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.042% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.27% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 13
City of London median daily rate £600 £750 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +20.00% -13.79%
10th Percentile £375 £576 £525
90th Percentile £635 £1,000 £673
Central London median daily rate £713 £750 £575
% change year-on-year -5.00% +30.43% -20.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6706 6360 8632
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 95.48% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5298 5043 6784
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 77 125
City of London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -9.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.20
90th Percentile £30.75 £48.40 £39.50
Central London median hourly rate £18.40 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +8.22% -5.56% +5.88%

Java Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Architect in the City of London

Java Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Architect in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Architect in the City of London

Java Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Architect in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Architect in the City of London

Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, Java 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 across the City of London region featuring Java Architect in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Kafka
3 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (33.33%) Solace

Java Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Kafka
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
1 1 (33.33%) Microservices
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) MVVM
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Solace
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO