The median contractor rate for a Java Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 26 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 - 66
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.17% - 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £400
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 Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 528 799 791
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 91.19% 93.56% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 465 390
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 50
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £25.00 £31.42
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 Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Architect in Reading

Java Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Architect in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Reading region featuring Java Architect in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) SonarQube
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) jMock
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Apache CXF
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) DbUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Mockito
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) PowerMock
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) TDD

Java Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) DbUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) jMock
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Mockito
1 1 (25.00%) SonarQube
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (25.00%) Apache CXF
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) PowerMock
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) VMware