The first table below looks at the demand for the Java Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 10 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 Edinburgh 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Architect
Rank 72 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.80% - 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1163 921 939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.11% 95.05% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 417 427
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 17
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £22.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
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Java Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Java Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Java Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Java Architect Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Java Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Architect across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Java Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Java Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 27 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (88.89%) JBoss
3 23 (85.19%) JSF
4 21 (77.78%) SOA
5 20 (74.07%) JPA
6 19 (70.37%) Hibernate
7 18 (66.67%) Web Services
8 16 (59.26%) RichFaces
9 13 (48.15%) Apache CXF
9 13 (48.15%) Oracle
9 13 (48.15%) Java EE
10 11 (40.74%) OO
11 10 (37.04%) UML
11 10 (37.04%) Oracle BPM
11 10 (37.04%) Use Case
12 9 (33.33%) Data Modelling
12 9 (33.33%) Scrum
13 8 (29.63%) Workflow
13 8 (29.63%) OSGi
14 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
15 4 (14.81%) BPMN
15 4 (14.81%) Validation
16 3 (11.11%) SOAP
17 2 (7.41%) Finance
18 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
18 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
18 1 (3.70%) QA
18 1 (3.70%) WFM
18 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
18 1 (3.70%) JavaScript

Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Business Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) JSF
2 20 (74.07%) JPA
3 19 (70.37%) Hibernate
4 18 (66.67%) Web Services
5 16 (59.26%) RichFaces
6 13 (48.15%) Apache CXF
6 13 (48.15%) Java EE
7 8 (29.63%) OSGi
8 3 (11.11%) SOAP
9 1 (3.70%) HTML
9 1 (3.70%) jQuery
9 1 (3.70%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) SOA
2 11 (40.74%) OO
3 10 (37.04%) UML
3 10 (37.04%) Use Case
4 9 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 9 (33.33%) Scrum
5 8 (29.63%) Workflow
6 4 (14.81%) Validation
6 4 (14.81%) BPMN
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) WFM
7 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) JBoss
2 13 (48.15%) Oracle