The median contractor rate for a Java Software Architect was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Software Architect
UK / England
Rank 569 591 599
Rank change year-on-year +22 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Architect 14 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.033% 0.053% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.056% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 2
Median daily rate £588 £488 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.51% +4.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £375 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £488 -
% change year-on-year +12.82% -  
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 39640 46520 45346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25778 30491 27853
Median daily rate £431 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.29% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1455 1828
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.06% +3.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Java Software Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Architect in England

Java Software Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Software Architect in England

Java Software Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Architect in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Software Architect in England

Java Software Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Software Architect in England

Java Software 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 Software Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 24 March 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 +31 12 £600 +55.84% 3
Yorkshire - 2 £550 - 2
Java Software Architect
UK

Java Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Java Software 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 Software Architect in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) Node.js
4 10 (45.45%) Microservices
4 10 (45.45%) Scrum
4 10 (45.45%) UML
5 9 (40.91%) XML
5 9 (40.91%) Open Source
6 8 (36.36%) Oracle
6 8 (36.36%) SOA
7 7 (31.82%) Data Modelling
7 7 (31.82%) Software Architecture
8 6 (27.27%) RESTful
8 6 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (27.27%) JSON
8 6 (27.27%) Kanban
8 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
8 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 6 (27.27%) REST
8 6 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (27.27%) OO
8 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 6 (27.27%) Web Services
8 6 (27.27%) Spring
9 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Finance
9 5 (22.73%) J2EE
9 5 (22.73%) Apache
9 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (22.73%) AngularJS

Java Software Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (22.73%) Apache
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (4.55%) Confluence
4 1 (4.55%) JBoss
4 1 (4.55%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (9.09%) Maven
4 1 (4.55%) Ant
4 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.55%) Gradle
4 1 (4.55%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.55%) JUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) Node.js
2 9 (40.91%) XML
3 6 (27.27%) JSON
3 6 (27.27%) REST
3 6 (27.27%) RESTful
3 6 (27.27%) Spring
3 6 (27.27%) Web Services
4 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
4 5 (22.73%) J2EE
4 5 (22.73%) Kafka
5 4 (18.18%) Apache Flex
5 4 (18.18%) BlazeDS
5 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
5 4 (18.18%) Spring MVC
5 4 (18.18%) XSL
5 4 (18.18%) XSLT
6 1 (4.55%) CSS
6 1 (4.55%) HTML
6 1 (4.55%) JAX-RS
6 1 (4.55%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) EPoS
2 1 (4.55%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Microservices
2 10 (45.45%) Scrum
2 10 (45.45%) UML
3 9 (40.91%) Open Source
4 8 (36.36%) SOA
5 7 (31.82%) Data Modelling
5 7 (31.82%) Software Architecture
6 6 (27.27%) Kanban
6 6 (27.27%) OO
6 6 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (18.18%) ArchiMate
8 4 (18.18%) Logical Data Model
8 4 (18.18%) MVC
8 4 (18.18%) Physical Data Model
8 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
9 3 (13.64%) API Integration
9 3 (13.64%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 4 (18.18%) ActionScript
3 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) ISEB
2 4 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Adobe
2 4 (18.18%) IBM
2 4 (18.18%) Sybase
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
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