The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Architect
Rank 555 530 500
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 45 41 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.085% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.092% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 45
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£488 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £398 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Java Architect
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48142 44567 47795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.64% 92.85% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30504 27547 27530
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 1930 2372
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Java Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Java Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Java Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Java Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Java Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Java Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Java Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Java Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Java Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -16 18 £525 +5.00% 4
North West -12 7 £475 +5.55%
South West - 7 £513 - 1
East of England - 5 £500 - 2
South East -20 3 £438 -30.00% 1
Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
East Midlands +1 1 £425 -22.72%
North East - - - -
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Java Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (49.52%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (43.81%) J2EE
4 32 (30.48%) Spring
5 28 (26.67%) OO
6 27 (25.71%) Scala
7 26 (24.76%) UNIX
8 25 (23.81%) SOA
8 25 (23.81%) Hibernate
8 25 (23.81%) Finance
9 23 (21.90%) TDD
10 22 (20.95%) SQL
11 21 (20.00%) Oracle
12 19 (18.10%) JMS
12 19 (18.10%) Scrum
13 17 (16.19%) UML
13 17 (16.19%) Web Services
14 16 (15.24%) REST
14 16 (15.24%) Multithreading
15 15 (14.29%) BDD
15 15 (14.29%) XML
15 15 (14.29%) Linux
15 15 (14.29%) Banking
16 14 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
17 13 (12.38%) J2SE
17 13 (12.38%) Apache
17 13 (12.38%) Tomcat
17 13 (12.38%) WebLogic
18 12 (11.43%) Akka
18 12 (11.43%) Apache ServiceMix

Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 13 (12.38%) WebLogic
1 13 (12.38%) Apache
1 13 (12.38%) Tomcat
2 12 (11.43%) Apache ServiceMix
3 6 (5.71%) JBoss
3 6 (5.71%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.81%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.90%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.90%) Liferay
5 2 (1.90%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.95%) Confluence
6 1 (0.95%) GemFire
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.95%) IIS
6 1 (0.95%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.95%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.95%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) ATM
1 1 (0.95%) VoIP
1 1 (0.95%) FTP
1 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (9.52%) Hadoop
3 9 (8.57%) Big Data
4 6 (5.71%) CouchDB
5 5 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.76%) Redis
6 4 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.86%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.95%) MySQL
9 1 (0.95%) Riak
Development Applications
1 10 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.71%) JUnit
3 5 (4.76%) Maven
4 4 (3.81%) Hudson
5 3 (2.86%) Subversion
5 3 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.86%) Ant
6 2 (1.90%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.90%) JIRA
6 2 (1.90%) Selenium
7 1 (0.95%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.95%) jMock
7 1 (0.95%) Checkstyle
7 1 (0.95%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.95%) FindBugs
7 1 (0.95%) Gradle
7 1 (0.95%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.95%) JBehave
7 1 (0.95%) Mockito
General
1 25 (23.81%) Finance
2 15 (14.29%) Banking
3 7 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.86%) Front Office
4 3 (2.86%) Back Office
5 1 (0.95%) Retail
5 1 (0.95%) Law
5 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.95%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (43.81%) J2EE
2 32 (30.48%) Spring
3 25 (23.81%) Hibernate
4 19 (18.10%) JMS
5 17 (16.19%) Web Services
6 16 (15.24%) REST
7 15 (14.29%) XML
8 13 (12.38%) J2SE
9 12 (11.43%) Akka
9 12 (11.43%) Play Framework
10 11 (10.48%) Apache Camel
10 11 (10.48%) EJB
11 8 (7.62%) HTML
11 8 (7.62%) Servlets
12 7 (6.67%) CSS
12 7 (6.67%) CGI
12 7 (6.67%) JPA
13 6 (5.71%) Spring MVC
13 6 (5.71%) jQuery
13 6 (5.71%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Open Source
2 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.86%) Derivative
4 2 (1.90%) Clustering
5 1 (0.95%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.76%) UNIX
2 15 (14.29%) Linux
3 10 (9.52%) Solaris
4 9 (8.57%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.95%) MVS
5 1 (0.95%) VME
5 1 (0.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (49.52%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (26.67%) OO
3 25 (23.81%) SOA
4 23 (21.90%) TDD
5 19 (18.10%) Scrum
6 17 (16.19%) UML
7 16 (15.24%) Multithreading
8 15 (14.29%) BDD
9 11 (10.48%) MVC
10 9 (8.57%) OOP
11 8 (7.62%) E-Commerce
12 7 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (5.71%) Mentoring
13 6 (5.71%) Web Development
13 6 (5.71%) Process Management
14 4 (3.81%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (3.81%) Performance Tuning
14 4 (3.81%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 105 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (25.71%) Scala
3 22 (20.95%) SQL
4 10 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.57%) Perl
6 6 (5.71%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.86%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.90%) Ruby
8 2 (1.90%) Groovy
8 2 (1.90%) C++
9 1 (0.95%) C#
9 1 (0.95%) Python
9 1 (0.95%) XQuery
9 1 (0.95%) XPath
9 1 (0.95%) Clojure
9 1 (0.95%) Golang
Qualifications
1 10 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) QA
1 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) Puppet
1 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (20.00%) Oracle
2 10 (9.52%) Sun
3 9 (8.57%) Atlassian
3 9 (8.57%) Sybase
4 4 (3.81%) Twitter
5 1 (0.95%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.95%) Adobe
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