Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Solutions Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 July 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 Solution Architect
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 811 831 803
Rank change year-on-year +20 -28 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Java Solutions Architect 31 74 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.067% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.071% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 54 55
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £536
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.72% +12.84%
10th Percentile £456 £429 £379
90th Percentile £675 £638 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 90300 104595 106990
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.84% 95.02% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 58526 68033 66178
UK median daily rate £427 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.47% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £233
90th Percentile £619 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2905 3129 4146
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.86 £10.50 £10.38
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.39 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.63 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.21% +11.76% +3.03%

Java Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Solutions Architect in the UK

Java Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Solutions Architect in the UK

Java Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Solutions Architect over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Solutions Architect in the UK

Java Solutions Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Solutions Architect in the UK

Java Solutions Architect
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Solutions Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 20 July 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
England +20 30 £550 +10.00% 9
London +30 20 £588 -2.08% 7
UK excluding London +27 11 £525 +5.00% 2
East of England -3 4 £538 +13.16%
North of England +46 3 £500 +4.71%
Yorkshire +27 2 £525 +8.25%
Midlands +20 2 £550 +16.71% 1
West Midlands +30 1 £550 +24.29%
South East +26 1 £475 -5.00%
North West +21 1 £475 -
East Midlands - 1 £550 - 1
Wales - 1 £525 -

Java Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, Java Solutions 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 featuring Java Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) Finance
3 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) Spring
5 6 (19.35%) Banking
5 6 (19.35%) SOA
5 6 (19.35%) J2EE
5 6 (19.35%) Oracle
5 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (19.35%) Microservices
5 6 (19.35%) SDLC
6 4 (12.90%) Java EE
6 4 (12.90%) REST
6 4 (12.90%) High Availability
6 4 (12.90%) Web Services
7 3 (9.68%) Retail
7 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
7 3 (9.68%) Middleware
7 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.68%) MVC
7 3 (9.68%) .NET
7 3 (9.68%) OO
7 3 (9.68%) JBoss
7 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (9.68%) IBM
7 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.68%) C
7 3 (9.68%) C++
7 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.68%) Node.js

Java Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (9.68%) JBoss
1 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (6.45%) Confluence
2 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (3.23%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) Heroku
3 1 (3.23%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.45%) DB2
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) Hazelcast
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Spring
2 6 (19.35%) J2EE
3 4 (12.90%) Java EE
3 4 (12.90%) REST
3 4 (12.90%) Web Services
4 3 (9.68%) .NET
4 3 (9.68%) Middleware
4 3 (9.68%) Node.js
5 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.45%) HTML
5 2 (6.45%) JPA
5 2 (6.45%) Kafka
5 2 (6.45%) SOAP
5 2 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (3.23%) Apache Flex
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.23%) CSS
6 1 (3.23%) EJB
6 1 (3.23%) jQuery
6 1 (3.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Derivative
2 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.23%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Solaris
1 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (19.35%) Microservices
2 6 (19.35%) SDLC
2 6 (19.35%) SOA
3 4 (12.90%) High Availability
4 3 (9.68%) IT Strategy
4 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.68%) MVC
4 3 (9.68%) OO
4 3 (9.68%) Presales
4 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.45%) Analytics
5 2 (6.45%) API Design
5 2 (6.45%) Coaching
5 2 (6.45%) Data Analytics
5 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.45%) DevOps
5 2 (6.45%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (9.68%) C
2 3 (9.68%) C++
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Master's Degree
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) IBM
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe
3 1 (3.23%) MuleSoft
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