The median contractor rate for a Java Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales 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.

Java Architect
UK / Wales
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 - 79
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.32% - 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £525 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £480 £501
% change year-on-year +14.58% -4.09%  
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 advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 600 540 840
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.46% 96.95% 96.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 355 566
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 36 42
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.00 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.23% -5.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.10 £35.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Java Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Architect in Wales

Java Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Architect in Wales

Java Architect
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Architect within the Wales region 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
South Wales - 2 £525 -
Java Architect
UK

Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 across the Wales region featuring Java Architect in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Microservices
3 4 (66.67%) Spring
4 3 (50.00%) Java EE
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (50.00%) REST
4 3 (50.00%) CQRS
4 3 (50.00%) DevOps
4 3 (50.00%) Mobile First
4 3 (50.00%) API Design
4 3 (50.00%) Dropwizard
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (33.33%) Service Design
5 2 (33.33%) Swagger
5 2 (33.33%) Kafka
5 2 (33.33%) GitHub
5 2 (33.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (33.33%) RESTful
5 2 (33.33%) PaaS
5 2 (33.33%) BDD
5 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Maven
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Hibernate

Java Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) GitHub
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Ant
2 1 (16.67%) Hudson
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Dropwizard
2 3 (50.00%) Java EE
2 3 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Kafka
3 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) Swagger
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Microservices
3 3 (50.00%) API Design
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (50.00%) CQRS
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Mobile First
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Service Design
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java