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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Architect
Rank 516 503 510
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 63 49 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.10% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 38
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£450 £500 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £450 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £550 £425
% change year-on-year
-15.90% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
46312 45019 50103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.74% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27333 28780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1956 2521
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +3 26 £450 -10.00% 7
East of England - 13 £424 -
South West -21 11 £525 - 2
Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
South East +1 3 £400 -25.58%
North West -7 3 £463 -22.91% 2
North East - - - -
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Java Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (42.06%) J2EE
3 36 (33.64%) OO
4 29 (27.10%) TDD
4 29 (27.10%) Scala
5 28 (26.17%) UNIX
6 27 (25.23%) SQL
6 27 (25.23%) Spring
7 26 (24.30%) Oracle
8 25 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (23.36%) Finance
9 23 (21.50%) Multithreading
10 22 (20.56%) UML
11 21 (19.63%) SOA
11 21 (19.63%) Web Services
11 21 (19.63%) BDD
12 19 (17.76%) Hibernate
13 18 (16.82%) Linux
14 17 (15.89%) J2SE
14 17 (15.89%) Scrum
15 16 (14.95%) Banking
15 16 (14.95%) Tomcat
15 16 (14.95%) Akka
15 16 (14.95%) Play Framework
16 14 (13.08%) WebLogic
17 13 (12.15%) Apache
17 13 (12.15%) Solaris
17 13 (12.15%) JMS
17 13 (12.15%) Sun
18 12 (11.21%) Process Management

Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 16 (14.95%) Tomcat
2 14 (13.08%) WebLogic
3 13 (12.15%) Apache
4 11 (10.28%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (2.80%) Drupal
5 3 (2.80%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.80%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.87%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.93%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.93%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.21%) Cloud Computing
1 12 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) ATM
1 1 (0.93%) VoIP
1 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.21%) CouchDB
1 12 (11.21%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (9.35%) Big Data
3 9 (8.41%) Hadoop
4 6 (5.61%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.67%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.74%) Redis
6 4 (3.74%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.80%) MySQL
8 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 12 (11.21%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.67%) JUnit
3 4 (3.74%) Hudson
4 3 (2.80%) Subversion
4 3 (2.80%) Maven
4 3 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.87%) Ant
5 2 (1.87%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.87%) Selenium
6 1 (0.93%) jMock
6 1 (0.93%) Log4j
6 1 (0.93%) Checkstyle
6 1 (0.93%) JIRA
6 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.93%) FindBugs
6 1 (0.93%) Gradle
6 1 (0.93%) JBehave
6 1 (0.93%) Mockito
6 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
General
1 25 (23.36%) Finance
2 16 (14.95%) Banking
3 7 (6.54%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.80%) Front Office
4 3 (2.80%) Back Office
5 1 (0.93%) Law
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (42.06%) J2EE
2 27 (25.23%) Spring
3 21 (19.63%) Web Services
4 19 (17.76%) Hibernate
5 17 (15.89%) J2SE
6 16 (14.95%) Akka
6 16 (14.95%) Play Framework
7 13 (12.15%) JMS
8 12 (11.21%) XML
8 12 (11.21%) SVG
8 12 (11.21%) Batik
8 12 (11.21%) REST
9 9 (8.41%) Apache Camel
9 9 (8.41%) CGI
10 8 (7.48%) jQuery
11 7 (6.54%) EJB
11 7 (6.54%) HTML
12 6 (5.61%) Servlets
12 6 (5.61%) SOAP
12 6 (5.61%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.67%) Clustering
1 5 (4.67%) Open Source
2 3 (2.80%) Derivative
3 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.93%) DataPower
3 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.17%) UNIX
2 18 (16.82%) Linux
3 13 (12.15%) Solaris
4 12 (11.21%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.87%) Android
6 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.93%) MVS
6 1 (0.93%) VME
6 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.64%) OO
2 29 (27.10%) TDD
3 25 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (21.50%) Multithreading
5 22 (20.56%) UML
6 21 (19.63%) SOA
6 21 (19.63%) BDD
7 17 (15.89%) Scrum
8 12 (11.21%) Web Development
8 12 (11.21%) Process Management
9 10 (9.35%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (8.41%) MVC
11 8 (7.48%) OOP
12 7 (6.54%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (5.61%) E-Commerce
14 5 (4.67%) OOA/OOD
14 5 (4.67%) Load Balancing
15 3 (2.80%) TOGAF
15 3 (2.80%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 107 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (27.10%) Scala
3 27 (25.23%) SQL
4 11 (10.28%) Perl
5 6 (5.61%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.61%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.67%) Python
7 3 (2.80%) PHP
7 3 (2.80%) C++
7 3 (2.80%) Groovy
7 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.87%) C#
9 1 (0.93%) XQuery
9 1 (0.93%) Ruby
9 1 (0.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (8.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
1 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Puppet
1 2 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (24.30%) Oracle
2 13 (12.15%) Sun
3 12 (11.21%) Sybase
4 11 (10.28%) Atlassian
5 6 (5.61%) JBoss
6 4 (3.74%) Twitter
7 2 (1.87%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.87%) Informatica
8 1 (0.93%) Mercator
8 1 (0.93%) Zend
8 1 (0.93%) Adobe
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