The median contractor rate for a Java Technical Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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 Technical Architect
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 542 606 605
Rank change year-on-year +64 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Technical Architect 41 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.064% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.067% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 18
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £673 £646
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +17.64% -15.00%  
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. 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 42574 50675 51233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 32785 30936
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 1588 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.93 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Technical Architect.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Technical Architect in the UK

Java Technical Architect
Top 22 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 27 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
England +56 39 £531 +6.25% 8
London +29 17 £588 +4.44% 4
Yorkshire +26 10 £538 -21.81% 3
North West +31 8 £438 +2.94% 1
West Yorkshire +23 7 £578 -16.00% 2
Cheshire +32 6 £438 -2.77%
Chester +13 6 £438 -2.77%
Bradford - 4 £559 -
Leeds +15 3 £588 -14.54% 2
Scotland +22 2 £475 -
South East +12 2 - -
City of London +2 2 £700 +40.00%
Milton Keynes +1 2 - -
East of England -4 2 £525 +23.52%
Buckinghamshire -8 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - - 1
Essex - 2 £525 -
Glasgow -5 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £475 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £513 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £513 -

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 60 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (40.00%) NoSQL
4 22 (36.67%) Microservices
5 21 (35.00%) TDD
6 19 (31.67%) J2EE
7 17 (28.33%) Scrum
8 16 (26.67%) JSON
8 16 (26.67%) Spring
8 16 (26.67%) RESTful
9 15 (25.00%) Open Source
9 15 (25.00%) Oracle
9 15 (25.00%) OO
10 14 (23.33%) SOA
11 12 (20.00%) MongoDB
11 12 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (20.00%) Kanban
11 12 (20.00%) AngularJS
12 11 (18.33%) Scala
12 11 (18.33%) Node.js
12 11 (18.33%) Web Services
12 11 (18.33%) SQL
13 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
13 9 (15.00%) XML
13 9 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (15.00%) Jenkins
14 8 (13.33%) Oracle Database
14 8 (13.33%) REST
14 8 (13.33%) UML
14 8 (13.33%) JIRA

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 9 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (6.67%) Apache Solr
2 4 (6.67%) Confluence
2 4 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.33%) Apache
4 2 (3.33%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.33%) Jetty
4 2 (3.33%) Mule ESB
4 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.67%) JBoss
5 1 (1.67%) Mule
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Fredhopper
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 2 (3.33%) HTTP
3 1 (1.67%) LAN
3 1 (1.67%) LDAP
3 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 12 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 8 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 6 (10.00%) Neo4j
5 5 (8.33%) Big Data
5 5 (8.33%) Redis
6 4 (6.67%) Apache Hive
6 4 (6.67%) OrientDB
6 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 3 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (5.00%) Hadoop
8 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.67%) DB2
9 1 (1.67%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (1.67%) MySQL
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (13.33%) JIRA
3 4 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (3.33%) Selenium
5 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.67%) Maven
5 1 (1.67%) PVCS
General
1 6 (10.00%) Banking
2 5 (8.33%) Retail
3 3 (5.00%) Finance
4 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Back Office
5 1 (1.67%) Billing
5 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.67%) French Language
5 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.67%) J2EE
2 16 (26.67%) JSON
2 16 (26.67%) RESTful
2 16 (26.67%) Spring
3 12 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 11 (18.33%) Node.js
4 11 (18.33%) Web Services
5 9 (15.00%) XML
6 8 (13.33%) REST
7 7 (11.67%) Apache Camel
7 7 (11.67%) Play Framework
7 7 (11.67%) XSLT
8 6 (10.00%) Hibernate
8 6 (10.00%) XSL
9 5 (8.33%) HTML
9 5 (8.33%) HTML5
9 5 (8.33%) Java EE
9 5 (8.33%) React
10 4 (6.67%) CSS
10 4 (6.67%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (5.00%) Social Media
1 3 (5.00%) User Experience
2 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.33%) DataPower
2 2 (3.33%) Fintech
3 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.67%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) Android
2 2 (3.33%) Unix
2 2 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) AIX
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (36.67%) Microservices
3 21 (35.00%) TDD
4 17 (28.33%) Scrum
5 15 (25.00%) OO
5 15 (25.00%) Open Source
6 14 (23.33%) SOA
7 12 (20.00%) Kanban
8 8 (13.33%) UML
9 7 (11.67%) BDD
9 7 (11.67%) DevOps
10 6 (10.00%) High Availability
11 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
12 4 (6.67%) Coaching
12 4 (6.67%) Data Modelling
12 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
12 4 (6.67%) MVC
12 4 (6.67%) OOD
12 4 (6.67%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (18.33%) Scala
2 11 (18.33%) SQL
3 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.00%) Ruby
5 5 (8.33%) Python
6 3 (5.00%) Groovy
6 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.33%) ActionScript
7 2 (3.33%) Apple Swift
7 2 (3.33%) C#
7 2 (3.33%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.67%) ISEB
2 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.67%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (1.67%) Ansible
2 1 (1.67%) Marathon
2 1 (1.67%) Mesos
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (3.33%) Adobe
2 2 (3.33%) Google
2 2 (3.33%) IBM
2 2 (3.33%) Sybase
3 1 (1.67%) Apigee
3 1 (1.67%) ATG
3 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.67%) Demandware
3 1 (1.67%) hybris
3 1 (1.67%) Omniture
3 1 (1.67%) SAP
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