The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Architect was £480 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 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.

Senior Java Architect
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 613 626 632
Rank change year-on-year +13 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Architect 2 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.035% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.037% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 5
Median daily rate £480 £488 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.53% -18.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £488 £600
% change year-on-year -1.53% -18.75%  
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 44408 51163 53304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28718 33369 33474
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1506 2056
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 £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Java Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Architect in the UK

Senior Java Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Java Architect in the UK

Senior Java 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 Senior Java Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 +30 2 £480 -1.53% 5
South East +21 1 £480 -
London +11 1 - - 5
West Sussex - 1 £480 -
Crawley - 1 £480 -

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Senior Java 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 Senior Java Architect in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) Spring
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) REST
5 5 (45.45%) UML
6 4 (36.36%) SOA
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) Middleware
7 3 (27.27%) TDD
7 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
7 3 (27.27%) Maven
7 3 (27.27%) Content Management
7 3 (27.27%) SOAP
7 3 (27.27%) JSP
7 3 (27.27%) Java EE
8 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (18.18%) Servlets
8 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 2 (18.18%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) Oracle
8 2 (18.18%) Ant
8 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (18.18%) OO
8 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
8 2 (18.18%) Web Services
8 2 (18.18%) XML
8 2 (18.18%) Adobe
8 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 2 (18.18%) Banking
8 2 (18.18%) MVC

Senior Java 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 2 (18.18%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Pig
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) CoreMedia CMS
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Liferay
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) GitHub
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) Neo4j
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Maven
2 2 (18.18%) Ant
2 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
3 1 (9.09%) Hudson
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Publishing
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Spring
2 6 (54.55%) REST
3 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 3 (27.27%) Java EE
3 3 (27.27%) JSP
3 3 (27.27%) Middleware
3 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 2 (18.18%) Servlets
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) Ajax
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) J2SE
5 1 (9.09%) JMS
5 1 (9.09%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) SAML
5 1 (9.09%) Struts
5 1 (9.09%) XSD
5 1 (9.09%) XSL
5 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) DataPower
2 1 (9.09%) Fintech
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) UML
3 4 (36.36%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) Content Management
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Content Management
6 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Product Management
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Apex Code
3 1 (9.09%) Groovy
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Scala
3 1 (9.09%) SOQL
3 1 (9.09%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
2 1 (9.09%) FatWire
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Interwoven
2 1 (9.09%) Lotus
2 1 (9.09%) OpenText
2 1 (9.09%) Percussion
2 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (9.09%) Sun
2 1 (9.09%) Vignette
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