Period
to 22 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Java Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 144 147 147
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.14% 0.036% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.037% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Manchester median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
North West median daily rate £600 £594 £550
% change year-on-year +1.05% +7.95% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2,800 2,688 2,937
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.59% 95.83% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,783 1,737 1,874
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £235 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.63% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 123 60
Manchester median hourly rate £18.00 £17.43 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.27% +16.20% -11.76%
10th Percentile £11.28 £11.27 £10.50
90th Percentile £33.15 £40.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -18.22%

Java Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Architect in Manchester

Java Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Architect in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, Java Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region featuring Java Architect in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Microservices
3 2 (50.00%) Docker
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management

Java Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Mockito
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (25.00%) Celery
2 1 (25.00%) Flask
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) API Development
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Data Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) SOLID
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Java 8
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (25.00%) SAP