Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Technical Architect was £556 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 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 Technical Architect
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 816 811 801
Rank change year-on-year -5 -10 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Java Technical Architect 63 77 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.074% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.078% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 49 69
UK median daily rate £556 £520 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.97% -0.95% +0.96%
10th Percentile £439 £390 £425
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £475 £501
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.09% -2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96939 98568 108531
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 63924 64295 69051
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2896 3271 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Java Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 14 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 6 months to 20 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
England +13 61 £563 +7.14% 7
London -10 35 £600 +11.63% 6
UK excluding London +17 28 £550 +15.79% 1
Midlands +11 8 £550 +5.26%
North of England +42 7 £550 +15.79% 1
South East +8 5 £563 -19.64%
South West - 5 £498 -
West Midlands +17 4 £550 +39.24%
Yorkshire +5 4 £550 +8.64%
East Midlands 0 4 £588 +6.82%
North East +62 2 £550 -
North West +15 2 £594 +35.71% 1
Scotland -13 2 £375 -16.67%
East of England -17 1 £585 +20.00%

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 63 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (33.33%) Spring
4 19 (30.16%) TDD
5 18 (28.57%) Microservices
6 15 (23.81%) Hibernate
6 15 (23.81%) J2EE
7 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 12 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (19.05%) Test Automation
8 12 (19.05%) RESTful
8 12 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (17.46%) Open Source
9 11 (17.46%) Linux
9 11 (17.46%) Scrum
10 10 (15.87%) QA
10 10 (15.87%) Oracle
10 10 (15.87%) NoSQL
10 10 (15.87%) DevOps
10 10 (15.87%) Docker
10 10 (15.87%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (14.29%) Mentoring
11 9 (14.29%) HTML
11 9 (14.29%) CSS
12 8 (12.70%) SQL
12 8 (12.70%) RDBMS
12 8 (12.70%) Kanban
12 8 (12.70%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (12.70%) Relational Database
12 8 (12.70%) BDD

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 6 (9.52%) Apache Spark
2 5 (7.94%) Confluence
2 5 (7.94%) JBoss
3 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.35%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.76%) Mule
5 2 (3.17%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.59%) CMS
6 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.76%) Heroku
3 3 (4.76%) PaaS
4 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.17%) GitHub
4 2 (3.17%) OpenShift
4 2 (3.17%) SaaS
5 1 (1.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) LDAP
2 2 (3.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) NoSQL
2 8 (12.70%) RDBMS
2 8 (12.70%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.11%) Big Data
3 7 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 6 (9.52%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.35%) MySQL
6 2 (3.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.17%) MariaDB
6 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.59%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) JIRA
2 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.94%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.35%) Maven
4 3 (4.76%) Selenium
5 2 (3.17%) Ant
5 2 (3.17%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.17%) Gradle
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (3.17%) Subversion
5 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.59%) Cobertura
6 1 (1.59%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.59%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (9.52%) Banking
2 5 (7.94%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Finance
4 2 (3.17%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.33%) Spring
2 15 (23.81%) Hibernate
2 15 (23.81%) J2EE
3 12 (19.05%) RESTful
4 9 (14.29%) CSS
4 9 (14.29%) HTML
5 8 (12.70%) REST
6 6 (9.52%) ActiveMQ
6 6 (9.52%) Java EE
6 6 (9.52%) Kafka
6 6 (9.52%) SOAP
6 6 (9.52%) Web Services
7 5 (7.94%) .NET
7 5 (7.94%) React
7 5 (7.94%) Spring Boot
7 5 (7.94%) XML
8 4 (6.35%) Ajax
8 4 (6.35%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.76%) jQuery
9 3 (4.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.76%) Over-the-Top Content
2 3 (4.76%) Video on Demand
3 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.17%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.59%) DataPower
4 1 (1.59%) Fintech
4 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
4 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Linux
2 7 (11.11%) Unix
3 5 (7.94%) Windows
4 3 (4.76%) Android
4 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.76%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.16%) TDD
3 18 (28.57%) Microservices
4 12 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 11 (17.46%) Open Source
5 11 (17.46%) Scrum
6 10 (15.87%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (15.87%) DevOps
7 9 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 8 (12.70%) BDD
8 8 (12.70%) Kanban
8 8 (12.70%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (11.11%) SOA
9 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (11.11%) User Stories
10 6 (9.52%) TOGAF
11 5 (7.94%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (7.94%) UML
11 5 (7.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.70%) SQL
4 5 (7.94%) Python
4 5 (7.94%) Ruby
5 4 (6.35%) Scala
6 3 (4.76%) C#
6 3 (4.76%) PHP
7 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.59%) C
8 1 (1.59%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.17%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.87%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (15.87%) Docker
2 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) ITRS Geneos
1 6 (9.52%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (3.17%) Puppet
3 1 (1.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle
2 6 (9.52%) AppDynamics
2 6 (9.52%) Splunk
3 5 (7.94%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.17%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.17%) hybris
4 2 (3.17%) Informatica
4 2 (3.17%) Sybase
5 1 (1.59%) Adobe
5 1 (1.59%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.59%) IBM
5 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com