The median contractor rate for a Java Technical Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 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 Technical Architect
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 572 589 585
Rank change year-on-year +17 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Technical Architect 30 54 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.10% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 46
Median daily rate £550 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £395 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £645 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £453 £500
% change year-on-year +21.54% -9.54%  
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. 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 44357 51050 53273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28704 33277 33414
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1368 1510 2064
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Java Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Technical Architect in the UK

Java Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Technical Architect in the UK

Java Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Technical Architect over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Technical Architect in the UK

Java Technical Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Technical Architect in the UK

Java Technical Architect
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Technical Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 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
England +5 25 £550 +10.00% 16
London -14 12 £600 +11.62% 9
Yorkshire +26 4 £550 +8.37% 1
West Midlands +11 4 £550 +4.76% 2
South East - 4 - - 1
Scotland +40 3 - -
West Yorkshire +21 3 £550 +8.37% 1
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Leeds +11 2 £563 +10.83% 1
Glasgow - 2 - -
Newport - 2 £525 -
South Wales - 2 £525 -
Wales - 2 £525 -
Birmingham +15 1 £550 - 1
City of London -2 1 £700 +40.00% 1
East Midlands -5 1 £550 +22.22% 1
North East - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £585 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £550 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £550 -
Bradford - 1 £550 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £550 -
Reading - 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £585 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £585 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Java Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 70 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (37.14%) TDD
4 25 (35.71%) Spring
5 24 (34.29%) Microservices
6 23 (32.86%) Scrum
7 21 (30.00%) NoSQL
8 19 (27.14%) Open Source
8 19 (27.14%) J2EE
9 16 (22.86%) OO
9 16 (22.86%) Kanban
9 16 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (20.00%) REST
10 14 (20.00%) AngularJS
11 13 (18.57%) Jenkins
11 13 (18.57%) RESTful
12 12 (17.14%) Scala
12 12 (17.14%) JavaScript
12 12 (17.14%) JSON
13 11 (15.71%) SQL
13 11 (15.71%) Web Services
13 11 (15.71%) Node.js
13 11 (15.71%) BDD
14 9 (12.86%) CSS
14 9 (12.86%) HTML
14 9 (12.86%) UML
14 9 (12.86%) SOA
14 9 (12.86%) JIRA
14 9 (12.86%) Ruby
14 9 (12.86%) Hibernate

Java Technical 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 4 (5.71%) Confluence
2 3 (4.29%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (4.29%) JBoss
2 3 (4.29%) Mule
2 3 (4.29%) Mule ESB
2 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.29%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.86%) Apache
3 2 (2.86%) Jetty
3 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Fredhopper
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.71%) OpenShift
3 3 (4.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (4.29%) PaaS
4 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.86%) GitHub
4 2 (2.86%) Heroku
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) Internet
2 2 (2.86%) HTTP
3 1 (1.43%) LDAP
3 1 (1.43%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (8.57%) MongoDB
2 6 (8.57%) MySQL
2 6 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.29%) InterSystems Cache
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.86%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.43%) Big Data
7 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.43%) Endeca
7 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.43%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Jenkins
2 9 (12.86%) JIRA
3 5 (7.14%) Maven
4 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.86%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.43%) DbUnit
6 1 (1.43%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.43%) jMock
6 1 (1.43%) JUnit
6 1 (1.43%) Mockito
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.43%) PVCS
6 1 (1.43%) Selenium
6 1 (1.43%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (10.00%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Banking
3 5 (7.14%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.71%) Spring
2 19 (27.14%) J2EE
3 14 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 14 (20.00%) REST
4 13 (18.57%) RESTful
5 12 (17.14%) JSON
6 11 (15.71%) Node.js
6 11 (15.71%) Web Services
7 9 (12.86%) CSS
7 9 (12.86%) Hibernate
7 9 (12.86%) HTML
8 8 (11.43%) Apache Camel
9 7 (10.00%) CSS3
9 7 (10.00%) HTML5
9 7 (10.00%) React
9 7 (10.00%) SOAP
10 5 (7.14%) Ajax
10 5 (7.14%) XML
11 4 (5.71%) Django
11 4 (5.71%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.71%) User Experience
4 3 (4.29%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.29%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.86%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.43%) DataPower
6 1 (1.43%) Fintech
6 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) Android
1 3 (4.29%) Linux
2 1 (1.43%) Solaris
2 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (37.14%) TDD
3 24 (34.29%) Microservices
4 23 (32.86%) Scrum
5 19 (27.14%) Open Source
6 16 (22.86%) Kanban
6 16 (22.86%) OO
7 11 (15.71%) BDD
8 9 (12.86%) SOA
8 9 (12.86%) UML
9 8 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (11.43%) Test Automation
10 7 (10.00%) DevOps
10 7 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 7 (10.00%) Software Architecture
11 6 (8.57%) Coaching
11 6 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (8.57%) High Availability
11 6 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (17.14%) JavaScript
2 12 (17.14%) Scala
3 11 (15.71%) SQL
4 9 (12.86%) Ruby
5 3 (4.29%) Apple Swift
5 3 (4.29%) Objective-C
5 3 (4.29%) Python
6 2 (2.86%) Groovy
6 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.43%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.43%) C
7 1 (1.43%) C#
7 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Degree
1 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.43%) ISEB
3 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.43%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Puppet
2 2 (2.86%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) Oracle
2 3 (4.29%) Google
2 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.86%) IBM
3 2 (2.86%) Sybase
4 1 (1.43%) Adobe
4 1 (1.43%) ATG
4 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.43%) Demandware
4 1 (1.43%) hybris
4 1 (1.43%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.43%) Omniture
4 1 (1.43%) SAP
4 1 (1.43%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.43%) VMware
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