The median contractor rate for a Java Architect was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 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.

Java Architect
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 241 246
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 10 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.29% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 9
Median daily rate £463 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £548 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £465
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.83%  
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7452 8948 9294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.08% 95.15% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4229 5474 4992
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 383 458
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.23% +5.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Java Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Architect in the South East

Java Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Architect in the South East

Java Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Architect in the South East

Java Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 30 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
Berkshire +27 7 £450 +1.12%
Buckinghamshire -8 2 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £500 - 2
Java Architect
England

Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 South East region featuring Java Architect in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) Spring
4 4 (23.53%) Android
4 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (23.53%) Objective-C
4 4 (23.53%) Mobile Development
4 4 (23.53%) Apple Swift
5 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Publishing
5 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) Web Services
5 3 (17.65%) Unix
5 3 (17.65%) JBoss
5 3 (17.65%) SOA
5 3 (17.65%) Node.js
5 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (11.76%) D3.js
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
6 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (11.76%) Android Studio
6 2 (11.76%) CSS3
6 2 (11.76%) QA
6 2 (11.76%) RESTful

Java Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (17.65%) JBoss
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.88%) GitHub
3 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) GSM
1 2 (11.76%) HSPA
1 2 (11.76%) LTE
1 2 (11.76%) WCDMA
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.88%) Neo4j
1 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) OrientDB
1 1 (5.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Android Studio
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.76%) JUnit
1 2 (11.76%) Maven
1 2 (11.76%) Xcode
2 1 (5.88%) Ant
2 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.88%) Gradle
2 1 (5.88%) IntelliJ
2 1 (5.88%) Mockito
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Spring
2 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) Node.js
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) Cocoa
3 2 (11.76%) CSS3
3 2 (11.76%) D3.js
3 2 (11.76%) HTML5
3 2 (11.76%) J2EE
3 2 (11.76%) Java EE
3 2 (11.76%) React
3 2 (11.76%) RESTful
3 2 (11.76%) SOAP
3 2 (11.76%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) JSF
4 1 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Android
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile Development
3 3 (17.65%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) B2B
4 2 (11.76%) Coaching
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Service Design
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) BPMN
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Microservices
5 1 (5.88%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) Time Management
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) Apple Swift
2 4 (23.53%) Objective-C
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Apple
2 2 (11.76%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Lotus
3 1 (5.88%) MuleSoft
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat