The median contractor rate for a Java Architect was £560 per day in advertised job vacancies in England 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.

Java Architect
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 504 416 447
Rank change year-on-year -88 +31  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 76 217 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.45% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.47% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 162 122
Median daily rate £560 £488 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.87% -11.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £633 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £480 £500
% change year-on-year +14.58% -4.00%  
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 advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40257 46300 48376
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.74% 95.04% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26259 30600 30961
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1356 1863
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 £43.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Java Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Architect in England

Java Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Architect in England

Java Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Architect in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Architect in England

Java Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Architect in England

Java Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Architect within the England region 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
London -39 52 £575 +4.54% 21
West Midlands -9 10 £550 +12.82% 2
South East +27 6 £528 +5.50% 2
Yorkshire +15 5 £550 +17.02% 2
East of England -16 2 £568 +20.10%
East Midlands -20 2 £550 +15.78% 3
North East +64 1 - -
Java Architect
UK

Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 England region featuring Java Architect in the job title.

1 206 (100.00%) Java
2 111 (53.88%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (37.38%) Spring
4 69 (33.50%) Microservices
5 53 (25.73%) Open Source
6 49 (23.79%) Amazon AWS
7 45 (21.84%) REST
8 43 (20.87%) Scrum
9 42 (20.39%) TDD
9 42 (20.39%) Finance
10 41 (19.90%) JavaScript
11 38 (18.45%) Node.js
12 37 (17.96%) Oracle
13 36 (17.48%) Web Services
13 36 (17.48%) DevOps
14 35 (16.99%) J2EE
15 33 (16.02%) SOA
15 33 (16.02%) Banking
16 31 (15.05%) OO
16 31 (15.05%) Jenkins
17 30 (14.56%) NoSQL
17 30 (14.56%) SQL
18 29 (14.08%) Enterprise Architecture
18 29 (14.08%) AngularJS
19 28 (13.59%) JSON
19 28 (13.59%) Hibernate
20 26 (12.62%) UML
20 26 (12.62%) XML
21 25 (12.14%) CSS
21 25 (12.14%) RESTful

Java Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 16 (7.77%) JBoss
2 12 (5.83%) Apache
2 12 (5.83%) Confluence
3 11 (5.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (5.34%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.37%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.88%) Mule
6 7 (3.40%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (3.40%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.91%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.94%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.46%) CMS
9 3 (1.46%) Liferay
9 3 (1.46%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.97%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.97%) Jetty
10 2 (0.97%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.49%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.43%) RMDS
2 2 (0.97%) Fredhopper
2 2 (0.97%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.49%) Actimize
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 49 (23.79%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.85%) OpenShift
3 9 (4.37%) GitHub
3 9 (4.37%) PaaS
4 6 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.43%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (2.43%) Heroku
5 5 (2.43%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 4 (1.94%) SaaS
7 3 (1.46%) IaaS
8 2 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.97%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.49%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.85%) Internet
2 6 (2.91%) LDAP
3 3 (1.46%) HTTP
4 2 (0.97%) GSM
4 2 (0.97%) HSPA
4 2 (0.97%) LTE
4 2 (0.97%) Network Security
4 2 (0.97%) WCDMA
5 1 (0.49%) Intranet
5 1 (0.49%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (14.56%) NoSQL
2 16 (7.77%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (7.28%) Big Data
3 15 (7.28%) MongoDB
4 12 (5.83%) MySQL
5 10 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (4.85%) SQL Server
6 8 (3.88%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (3.40%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.40%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.91%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.91%) MariaDB
9 4 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.46%) Hazelcast
10 3 (1.46%) HBase
11 2 (0.97%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.97%) DB2
11 2 (0.97%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 31 (15.05%) Jenkins
2 23 (11.17%) JIRA
3 16 (7.77%) Maven
4 12 (5.83%) JUnit
5 11 (5.34%) Git (software)
6 8 (3.88%) Bitbucket
7 6 (2.91%) Selenium
8 5 (2.43%) Ant
9 4 (1.94%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.94%) Mockito
9 4 (1.94%) Subversion
10 3 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.46%) GitLab
10 3 (1.46%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.97%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.97%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.97%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.97%) Xcode
General
1 42 (20.39%) Finance
2 33 (16.02%) Banking
3 14 (6.80%) Retail
4 7 (3.40%) Billing
5 5 (2.43%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.43%) Publishing
5 5 (2.43%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.46%) Marketing
7 2 (0.97%) Electronics
7 2 (0.97%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.49%) Back Office
8 1 (0.49%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (37.38%) Spring
2 45 (21.84%) REST
3 38 (18.45%) Node.js
4 36 (17.48%) Web Services
5 35 (16.99%) J2EE
6 29 (14.08%) AngularJS
7 28 (13.59%) Hibernate
7 28 (13.59%) JSON
8 26 (12.62%) XML
9 25 (12.14%) CSS
9 25 (12.14%) RESTful
10 24 (11.65%) SOAP
11 23 (11.17%) HTML
12 19 (9.22%) Kafka
13 15 (7.28%) Middleware
14 13 (6.31%) Java EE
15 12 (5.83%) Apache Camel
15 12 (5.83%) Spring Boot
16 11 (5.34%) CSS3
16 11 (5.34%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.83%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.34%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.37%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (4.37%) User Experience
4 6 (2.91%) Fintech
4 6 (2.91%) Fixed Income
5 4 (1.94%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.46%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.46%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.97%) Derivative
7 2 (0.97%) EPoS
7 2 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.97%) iPad
7 2 (0.97%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.97%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.97%) Social Media
8 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.49%) DataPower
8 1 (0.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.25%) Linux
2 10 (4.85%) Android
3 4 (1.94%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.97%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.97%) Unix
4 2 (0.97%) Windows
5 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (53.88%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (33.50%) Microservices
3 53 (25.73%) Open Source
4 43 (20.87%) Scrum
5 42 (20.39%) TDD
6 36 (17.48%) DevOps
7 33 (16.02%) SOA
8 31 (15.05%) OO
9 29 (14.08%) Enterprise Architecture
10 26 (12.62%) UML
11 24 (11.65%) Kanban
12 22 (10.68%) Data Modelling
13 20 (9.71%) Test Automation
14 17 (8.25%) Mentoring
14 17 (8.25%) SDLC
14 17 (8.25%) Software Architecture
14 17 (8.25%) TOGAF
15 15 (7.28%) BDD
15 15 (7.28%) Coaching
16 14 (6.80%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 206 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (19.90%) JavaScript
3 30 (14.56%) SQL
4 18 (8.74%) Scala
5 11 (5.34%) Ruby
6 6 (2.91%) Objective-C
6 6 (2.91%) PL/SQL
6 6 (2.91%) Python
7 5 (2.43%) Apex Code
7 5 (2.43%) Apple Swift
7 5 (2.43%) SOQL
7 5 (2.43%) SOSL
8 4 (1.94%) PHP
9 3 (1.46%) C
9 3 (1.46%) C#
9 3 (1.46%) C++
9 3 (1.46%) VB
10 2 (0.97%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.97%) Groovy
11 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (6.31%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.83%) Degree
2 12 (5.83%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.94%) ISEB
4 4 (1.94%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.46%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.97%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.49%) CISA
7 1 (0.49%) CISM
7 1 (0.49%) CISSP
7 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.40%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.49%) FedRAMP
2 1 (0.49%) HL7
2 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (11.65%) Docker
2 2 (0.97%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.49%) HDFS
3 1 (0.49%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (5.83%) Kubernetes
2 11 (5.34%) Puppet
3 6 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.94%) Ansible
5 3 (1.46%) MOM
6 1 (0.49%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.49%) Kibana
6 1 (0.49%) logstash
6 1 (0.49%) Nagios
6 1 (0.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (17.96%) Oracle
2 15 (7.28%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (5.83%) IBM
4 11 (5.34%) TIBCO
5 8 (3.88%) Adobe
6 6 (2.91%) Atlassian
6 6 (2.91%) Google
7 5 (2.43%) hybris
7 5 (2.43%) ION Trading
7 5 (2.43%) MuleSoft
7 5 (2.43%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.43%) Reuters
7 5 (2.43%) Sybase
8 4 (1.94%) Informatica
8 4 (1.94%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.94%) SAP
9 3 (1.46%) Apigee
9 3 (1.46%) ATG
9 3 (1.46%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.97%) CA Agile Central
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