Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in London 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.

Java Architect
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 485 474 478
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4 +45
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 142 145 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.34% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 111 91
London median daily rate £575 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.55% +2.33%
10th Percentile £406 £390 £431
90th Percentile £678 £775 £675
England median daily rate £550 £525 £520
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £50.00
England median hourly rate - - £50.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44141 42982 44791
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.02% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31959 30601 31582
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 558 689
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.28% +7.89%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Java Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Architect in London

Java Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Architect in London

Java Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Architect in London

Java Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Architect in London

Java Architect
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region 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
South London -22 9 £540 +20.00%
Central London -11 8 £625 -16.67% 4
East London -7 5 £485 -3.00%
West London -4 2 £538 -3.37% 1
Java Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 London region featuring Java Architect in the job title.

1 142 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (33.80%) Microservices
4 36 (25.35%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (25.35%) J2EE
5 35 (24.65%) Spring
6 31 (21.83%) Finance
7 29 (20.42%) Banking
8 28 (19.72%) Oracle
8 28 (19.72%) JavaScript
9 26 (18.31%) Kafka
10 25 (17.61%) REST
10 25 (17.61%) Web Services
11 24 (16.90%) XML
12 22 (15.49%) Hibernate
13 20 (14.08%) Scrum
13 20 (14.08%) SQL
14 19 (13.38%) Node.js
14 19 (13.38%) Big Data
14 19 (13.38%) AngularJS
14 19 (13.38%) OO
14 19 (13.38%) SOA
14 19 (13.38%) Software Architecture
15 18 (12.68%) RESTful
15 18 (12.68%) TDD
16 16 (11.27%) JIRA
17 15 (10.56%) TOGAF
17 15 (10.56%) Data Modelling
18 14 (9.86%) Confluence
19 13 (9.15%) Test Automation

Java Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 14 (9.86%) Confluence
2 12 (8.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (7.04%) Apache Spark
4 5 (3.52%) Mule
5 4 (2.82%) JBoss
6 3 (2.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (2.11%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (2.11%) SAS
7 2 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.41%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.41%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.41%) WildFly
8 1 (0.70%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.70%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 36 (25.35%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.41%) PaaS
4 2 (1.41%) SaaS
5 1 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.04%) LDAP
2 3 (2.11%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (2.11%) NAS
3 2 (1.41%) 3GPP
3 2 (1.41%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (1.41%) Internet
3 2 (1.41%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (0.70%) HTTP
4 1 (0.70%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.70%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.38%) Big Data
2 13 (9.15%) Relational Database
3 12 (8.45%) RDBMS
4 11 (7.75%) Hadoop
5 9 (6.34%) NoSQL
5 9 (6.34%) Oracle Database
6 8 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.82%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.11%) MySQL
9 2 (1.41%) BigQuery
9 2 (1.41%) Bigtable
9 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.41%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.41%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (1.41%) Snowflake Schema
10 1 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.70%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.70%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 16 (11.27%) JIRA
2 11 (7.75%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.04%) Maven
4 4 (2.82%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.82%) Selenium
4 4 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (2.11%) Ant
6 2 (1.41%) Gradle
6 2 (1.41%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.41%) JUnit
6 2 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.41%) Subversion
7 1 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.70%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.70%) Hudson
7 1 (0.70%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.70%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.70%) SonarQube
General
1 31 (21.83%) Finance
2 29 (20.42%) Banking
3 7 (4.93%) Front Office
3 7 (4.93%) Investment Banking
3 7 (4.93%) Retail
4 5 (3.52%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.41%) Billing
6 2 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.70%) Back Office
7 1 (0.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (25.35%) J2EE
2 35 (24.65%) Spring
3 26 (18.31%) Kafka
4 25 (17.61%) REST
4 25 (17.61%) Web Services
5 24 (16.90%) XML
6 22 (15.49%) Hibernate
7 19 (13.38%) AngularJS
7 19 (13.38%) Node.js
8 18 (12.68%) RESTful
9 11 (7.75%) ActiveMQ
10 10 (7.04%) HTML
10 10 (7.04%) React
11 7 (4.93%) CSS
12 6 (4.23%) Java EE
12 6 (4.23%) Spring Boot
13 5 (3.52%) HTML5
13 5 (3.52%) JMS
13 5 (3.52%) Struts
14 4 (2.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.63%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.23%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.52%) Derivative
4 5 (3.52%) Fintech
5 4 (2.82%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.82%) Replication
6 3 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.11%) OTC Derivatives
6 3 (2.11%) Over-the-Top Content
6 3 (2.11%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.41%) DataPower
7 2 (1.41%) EPoS
7 2 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.41%) User Experience
8 1 (0.70%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.34%) Linux
2 6 (4.23%) Unix
3 3 (2.11%) Android
3 3 (2.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (33.80%) Microservices
3 20 (14.08%) Scrum
4 19 (13.38%) OO
4 19 (13.38%) SOA
4 19 (13.38%) Software Architecture
5 18 (12.68%) TDD
6 15 (10.56%) Data Modelling
6 15 (10.56%) TOGAF
7 13 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (9.15%) Test Automation
8 12 (8.45%) BDD
9 11 (7.75%) DevOps
9 11 (7.75%) OOA/OOD
9 11 (7.75%) Open Source
10 10 (7.04%) Logical Data Model
10 10 (7.04%) UML
11 9 (6.34%) Migration
11 9 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (5.63%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 142 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (19.72%) JavaScript
3 20 (14.08%) SQL
4 12 (8.45%) PL/SQL
5 7 (4.93%) Python
6 5 (3.52%) C#
7 4 (2.82%) PHP
7 4 (2.82%) VB
8 3 (2.11%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.11%) Perl
8 3 (2.11%) Scala
8 3 (2.11%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.70%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.70%) C
9 1 (0.70%) C++
9 1 (0.70%) Groovy
9 1 (0.70%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (5.63%) ISEB
1 8 (5.63%) ISTQB
2 4 (2.82%) Degree
2 4 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.75%) QA
2 2 (1.41%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (9.15%) Docker
2 6 (4.23%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.11%) NFS
3 3 (2.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (2.11%) Veritas File System
4 1 (0.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.63%) Kubernetes
2 6 (4.23%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (2.11%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.41%) Puppet
5 1 (0.70%) Nagios
5 1 (0.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (19.72%) Oracle
2 10 (7.04%) Sybase
3 9 (6.34%) Atlassian
4 8 (5.63%) IBM
5 7 (4.93%) Splunk
6 6 (4.23%) AppDynamics
6 6 (4.23%) MuleSoft
7 4 (2.82%) Adobe
7 4 (2.82%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.11%) Brocade
8 3 (2.11%) Google
8 3 (2.11%) NetApp
8 3 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.11%) Symantec
8 3 (2.11%) Veritas
9 2 (1.41%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (1.41%) Facebook
9 2 (1.41%) Informatica
9 2 (1.41%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.41%) Murex