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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Architect
Rank 535 495 524
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 47 50 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 35
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£463 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £611 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
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
47622 44788 49883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.78% 92.82% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27431 28526
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 £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1905 1938 2490
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -10 19 £463 -7.50% 15
East of England - 9 £443 -
South West -29 6 - -
North West -3 5 £450 -12.19% 4
Yorkshire - 3 - - 2
East Midlands -2 2 £463 -19.56%
South East -6 2 £400 -36.00%
North East - - - -
Java Architect
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Java Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 57 (53.27%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (45.79%) J2EE
4 36 (33.64%) OO
5 30 (28.04%) UNIX
6 28 (26.17%) Finance
6 28 (26.17%) Spring
7 27 (25.23%) SQL
7 27 (25.23%) Scala
8 26 (24.30%) Oracle
8 26 (24.30%) TDD
9 23 (21.50%) UML
9 23 (21.50%) SOA
10 22 (20.56%) Multithreading
11 21 (19.63%) Hibernate
12 19 (17.76%) Linux
12 19 (17.76%) BDD
13 17 (15.89%) Tomcat
13 17 (15.89%) J2SE
13 17 (15.89%) JMS
13 17 (15.89%) Web Services
14 16 (14.95%) Scrum
14 16 (14.95%) Banking
15 15 (14.02%) XML
16 14 (13.08%) WebLogic
16 14 (13.08%) Apache
16 14 (13.08%) Akka
16 14 (13.08%) Play Framework
17 13 (12.15%) Sun
17 13 (12.15%) Solaris

Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 17 (15.89%) Tomcat
2 14 (13.08%) WebLogic
2 14 (13.08%) Apache
3 12 (11.21%) Apache ServiceMix
4 5 (4.67%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.74%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.87%) Liferay
6 2 (1.87%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.93%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.93%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.93%) Confluence
7 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.28%) Cloud Computing
1 11 (10.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) ATM
1 1 (0.93%) VoIP
1 1 (0.93%) FTP
1 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.21%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (10.28%) CouchDB
3 9 (8.41%) Big Data
4 8 (7.48%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.67%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.74%) Redis
6 4 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.80%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.93%) MySQL
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (10.28%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.67%) JUnit
3 4 (3.74%) Subversion
3 4 (3.74%) Hudson
4 3 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.87%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.87%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.87%) Maven
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
6 1 (0.93%) Ant
General
1 28 (26.17%) 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%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Law
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (45.79%) J2EE
2 28 (26.17%) Spring
3 21 (19.63%) Hibernate
4 17 (15.89%) Web Services
4 17 (15.89%) J2SE
4 17 (15.89%) JMS
5 15 (14.02%) XML
6 14 (13.08%) Akka
6 14 (13.08%) Play Framework
7 12 (11.21%) REST
8 11 (10.28%) SVG
8 11 (10.28%) Batik
9 10 (9.35%) Apache Camel
10 9 (8.41%) CGI
10 9 (8.41%) EJB
11 7 (6.54%) HTML
11 7 (6.54%) Servlets
11 7 (6.54%) jQuery
12 6 (5.61%) JPA
12 6 (5.61%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.67%) Clustering
2 4 (3.74%) Open Source
2 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.80%) Derivative
4 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.93%) Web 2.0
4 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.04%) UNIX
2 19 (17.76%) Linux
3 13 (12.15%) Solaris
4 12 (11.21%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.93%) MVS
5 1 (0.93%) VME
5 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (53.27%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (33.64%) OO
3 26 (24.30%) TDD
4 23 (21.50%) UML
4 23 (21.50%) SOA
5 22 (20.56%) Multithreading
6 19 (17.76%) BDD
7 16 (14.95%) Scrum
8 11 (10.28%) Web Development
8 11 (10.28%) Process Management
9 10 (9.35%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (8.41%) MVC
10 9 (8.41%) OOP
11 8 (7.48%) E-Commerce
11 8 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (7.48%) Mentoring
12 7 (6.54%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (4.67%) OOA/OOD
13 5 (4.67%) Load Balancing
14 4 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (25.23%) SQL
2 27 (25.23%) Scala
3 11 (10.28%) Perl
4 7 (6.54%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.61%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.87%) Groovy
7 2 (1.87%) Python
7 2 (1.87%) C++
8 1 (0.93%) C#
8 1 (0.93%) XQuery
8 1 (0.93%) Ruby
8 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 1 (0.93%) Puppet
1 1 (0.93%) 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%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.93%) Mercator
8 1 (0.93%) Adobe
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