Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Architect was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 354 353 346
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 17 32 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.20% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 39
South East median daily rate £538 £528 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.90% +5.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £470 £328 £387
90th Percentile £629 £825 £600
England median daily rate £550 £525 £520
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15783 15735 18560
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 94.00% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9360 9373 10883
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 642 780 923
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.45
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 the South East

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 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
Surrey -11 9 £538 +2.38%
Thames Valley -20 6 £596 -14.93%
Berkshire -3 3 £635 -0.39%
Oxfordshire +2 2 £596 -14.93%
West Sussex -5 1 £475 -10.59% 1
Buckinghamshire -29 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Java Architect
England

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

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 South East region featuring Java Architect in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle
3 7 (41.18%) Spring
4 5 (29.41%) Rapid Prototyping
4 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development
4 5 (29.41%) Docker
4 5 (29.41%) Unix
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
4 5 (29.41%) Subversion
4 5 (29.41%) Prototyping
5 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Publishing
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) HTML
5 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
5 4 (23.53%) Microservices
5 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Java EE
6 3 (17.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (17.65%) DevOps
6 3 (17.65%) Spring Boot
6 3 (17.65%) J2EE
6 3 (17.65%) SOAP

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 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (17.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (11.76%) Slack
4 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) 3G
1 2 (11.76%) GSM
1 2 (11.76%) HSPA
1 2 (11.76%) LTE
1 2 (11.76%) VoLTE
1 2 (11.76%) VoWiFi
1 2 (11.76%) WCDMA
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Android Studio
2 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Xcode
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (23.53%) Publishing
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Spring
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) J2EE
3 3 (17.65%) Java EE
3 3 (17.65%) SOAP
3 3 (17.65%) Spring Boot
3 3 (17.65%) Spring Cloud
4 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 2 (11.76%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (11.76%) EDI
4 2 (11.76%) JSON
4 2 (11.76%) JSP
4 2 (11.76%) REST
4 2 (11.76%) Servlets
4 2 (11.76%) XML
5 1 (5.88%) Flash
5 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.88%) JMS
5 1 (5.88%) JNDI
5 1 (5.88%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Native
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.88%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
1 5 (29.41%) Unix
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Prototyping
1 5 (29.41%) Rapid Prototyping
1 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
2 4 (23.53%) Microservices
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Coaching
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile Development
4 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Design
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) B2B
5 1 (5.88%) B2C
5 1 (5.88%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.76%) Apple Swift
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Apple
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) ATG
3 1 (5.88%) Demandware
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Intershop