The median contractor rate for a Java/J2EE Architect was £585 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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 J2EE Architect
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 602 644 637
Rank change year-on-year +42 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Architect 8 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.013% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.014% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Median daily rate £585 £450 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -28.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £360 £603
10% offered a daily rate of more than £617 £523 £668
UK excluding London median daily rate £585 £425 -
% change year-on-year +37.64% -  
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 44648 51085 52304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98420 117801 120925
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 £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4481 5171 7481
Median hourly rate £18.69 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Java/J2EE Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Java/J2EE Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Java/J2EE Architect in the UK

Java/J2EE Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java/J2EE Architect.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java/J2EE Architect in the UK

Java/J2EE Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Architect over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java/J2EE Architect in the UK

Java/J2EE Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Architect.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java/J2EE Architect in the UK

Java/J2EE Architect
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +36 6 £585 +30.00% 1
London +15 5 £545 +1.39%
UK excluding London +35 3 £585 +37.64% 1
Scotland - 2 - -
East of England - 1 £585 -

Java/J2EE Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Java/J2EE 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/J2EE Architect in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) J2EE
2 6 (46.15%) IBM
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 5 (38.46%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) UML
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) TOGAF
3 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
4 4 (30.77%) Software Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) Coaching
4 4 (30.77%) Logical Data Model
4 4 (30.77%) Physical Data Model
4 4 (30.77%) Spring
4 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
4 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
4 4 (30.77%) SOA
4 4 (30.77%) ISEB
4 4 (30.77%) OO
4 4 (30.77%) Sybase
4 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (23.08%) XSLT
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
5 3 (23.08%) InterSystems Cache
5 3 (23.08%) Data Structures

Java/J2EE 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 (23.08%) Confluence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (23.08%) InterSystems Cache
2 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (7.69%) PVCS
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) J2EE
2 5 (38.46%) XML
3 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
3 4 (30.77%) Spring
4 3 (23.08%) XSLT
5 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 2 (15.38%) Apache Flex
5 2 (15.38%) BlazeDS
5 2 (15.38%) COM+
5 2 (15.38%) JSON
5 2 (15.38%) RESTful
5 2 (15.38%) Spring MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Struts
5 2 (15.38%) XSL
6 1 (7.69%) Java EE
6 1 (7.69%) JSP
6 1 (7.69%) Servlets
6 1 (7.69%) Web Services
6 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (7.69%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
1 3 (23.08%) Data Structures
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Solaris
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (38.46%) TOGAF
1 5 (38.46%) UML
2 4 (30.77%) Coaching
2 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
2 4 (30.77%) Logical Data Model
2 4 (30.77%) OO
2 4 (30.77%) Physical Data Model
2 4 (30.77%) SOA
2 4 (30.77%) Software Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (15.38%) ArchiMate
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) ActionScript
3 2 (15.38%) C
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) IBM
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Sybase
3 2 (15.38%) Adobe
3 2 (15.38%) Atlassian
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Pega
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
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