The first table below looks at the demand for the Java Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Architect
Rank 201 210 208
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 4 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 10
Average daily rate
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£750 £475 £623
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -23.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £600 £425
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +41.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5428 6572 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.03% 92.50% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3959 4830 5240
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 169 170
Average hourly rate £18.46 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.66 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Java Architect
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Java Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Architect in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Java Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Architect across the City of London region.

Java Architect Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Java Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Architect across the City of London region.

Java Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Java Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Java Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Architect in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Multithreading
2 7 (87.50%) Banking
3 6 (75.00%) Spring
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) Sybase
5 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (37.50%) JDBC
5 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) C++
5 3 (37.50%) UML
5 3 (37.50%) JMS
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 3 (37.50%) Front Office
5 3 (37.50%) Back Office
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
5 3 (37.50%) Derivative
5 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
5 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (37.50%) Low Latency
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (25.00%) OO
6 2 (25.00%) C#

Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Java Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (87.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Front Office
2 3 (37.50%) Back Office
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (37.50%) JDBC
2 3 (37.50%) JMS
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Multithreading
2 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (37.50%) Low Latency
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) UML
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 3 (37.50%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) C#
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Sybase