The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Architect
Rank 551 466 508
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +42
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 39 37 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.086% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.093% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 44
Average daily rate £500 £518 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.38% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £340 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £675 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £468 £475
% change year-on-year
+6.95% -1.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Java Architect
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -33 13 £550 +2.32% 12
South West - 9 £525 -
East of England - 8 £475 - 2
North West -15 3 £458 +18.43%
West Midlands -16 3 £500 -
South East -18 3 £500 -4.76%
Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
East Midlands - 1 - -
Java Architect
UK

Java Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 97 (100.00%) Java
2 49 (50.52%) J2EE
3 34 (35.05%) Spring
4 32 (32.99%) TDD
5 29 (29.90%) OO
6 27 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (24.74%) SQL
8 22 (22.68%) Oracle
9 20 (20.62%) Linux
9 20 (20.62%) Scrum
10 19 (19.59%) Hibernate
10 19 (19.59%) Web Services
11 18 (18.56%) UNIX
11 18 (18.56%) SOA
11 18 (18.56%) BDD
12 16 (16.49%) UML
13 15 (15.46%) Maven
13 15 (15.46%) Banking
13 15 (15.46%) Finance
13 15 (15.46%) Multithreading
13 15 (15.46%) Git (software)
14 14 (14.43%) JSON
14 14 (14.43%) Sybase
15 13 (13.40%) Tomcat
15 13 (13.40%) Scala
16 12 (12.37%) JavaScript
16 12 (12.37%) C#
17 11 (11.34%) C++
17 11 (11.34%) XML
17 11 (11.34%) WebLogic

Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (13.40%) Tomcat
2 11 (11.34%) WebLogic
3 10 (10.31%) Apache
4 7 (7.22%) Confluence
5 3 (3.09%) CMS
5 3 (3.09%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (3.09%) Magnolia
5 3 (3.09%) Drupal
6 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.03%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.03%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.03%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MS Project
1 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (7.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) Internet
2 1 (1.03%) NGN
2 1 (1.03%) AMQP
2 1 (1.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.28%) CouchDB
2 8 (8.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (7.22%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.19%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.15%) MySQL
6 4 (4.12%) Oracle OWB
6 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.09%) Big Data
7 3 (3.09%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.06%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.03%) DB2
9 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.03%) HBase
9 1 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (15.46%) Maven
1 15 (15.46%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.31%) JUnit
3 8 (8.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (8.25%) JIRA
4 6 (6.19%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.15%) Eclipse
5 5 (5.15%) Subversion
5 5 (5.15%) Hudson
6 4 (4.12%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.12%) ClearQuest
6 4 (4.12%) ClearCase
7 3 (3.09%) Ant
8 1 (1.03%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.03%) Log4j
8 1 (1.03%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (1.03%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (1.03%) Selenium
8 1 (1.03%) Mercurial
General
1 15 (15.46%) Banking
1 15 (15.46%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.06%) Advertising
3 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (50.52%) J2EE
2 34 (35.05%) Spring
3 19 (19.59%) Hibernate
3 19 (19.59%) Web Services
4 14 (14.43%) JSON
5 11 (11.34%) XML
5 11 (11.34%) Akka
5 11 (11.34%) Apache Camel
5 11 (11.34%) Play Framework
5 11 (11.34%) REST
6 10 (10.31%) HTML
7 9 (9.28%) ActiveMQ
8 8 (8.25%) Java EE
8 8 (8.25%) HTML5
8 8 (8.25%) J2SE
8 8 (8.25%) CSS
9 7 (7.22%) JMS
9 7 (7.22%) Drools
9 7 (7.22%) Apache CXF
10 6 (6.19%) Batik
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Open Source
2 6 (6.19%) Clustering
3 3 (3.09%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.03%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.03%) Derivative
5 1 (1.03%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.03%) Statistics
5 1 (1.03%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.03%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.62%) Linux
2 18 (18.56%) UNIX
3 8 (8.25%) Solaris
4 7 (7.22%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (3.09%) Android
6 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.06%) Windows
7 1 (1.03%) AIX
7 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.99%) TDD
2 29 (29.90%) OO
3 27 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (20.62%) Scrum
5 18 (18.56%) SOA
5 18 (18.56%) BDD
6 16 (16.49%) UML
7 15 (15.46%) Multithreading
8 10 (10.31%) MVC
9 8 (8.25%) Web Development
10 7 (7.22%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (6.19%) Load Balancing
11 6 (6.19%) Process Management
11 6 (6.19%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (5.15%) Software Architecture
12 5 (5.15%) Performance Testing
12 5 (5.15%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (4.12%) Project Planning
13 4 (4.12%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 97 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (24.74%) SQL
3 13 (13.40%) Scala
4 12 (12.37%) JavaScript
4 12 (12.37%) C#
5 11 (11.34%) C++
6 10 (10.31%) Python
7 4 (4.12%) C
7 4 (4.12%) Perl
7 4 (4.12%) PHP
8 2 (2.06%) XPath
8 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.03%) R
9 1 (1.03%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (4.12%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) Solvency II
1 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) Puppet
2 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (22.68%) Oracle
2 14 (14.43%) Sybase
3 9 (9.28%) JBoss
4 8 (8.25%) Sun
5 6 (6.19%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.15%) Thunderhead
7 4 (4.12%) Atlassian
8 3 (3.09%) Informatica
8 3 (3.09%) Zend
9 2 (2.06%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.03%) IBM
10 1 (1.03%) webMethods
10 1 (1.03%) Mercator
10 1 (1.03%) VMware
10 1 (1.03%) Google
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