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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Architect
Rank 512 530 472
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -58
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 60 33 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.070% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.075% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 30
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£463 £500 £519
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £620 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £500 £471
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.10%
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
44947 43726 38873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27712 26658 22838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1792 1874 2060
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 19 £488 -9.30% 5
East of England +16 15 £394 -12.50% 3
East Midlands +6 13 £526 - 1
South East -25 8 £388 -22.50% 1
North West -13 3 £500 +2.56% 1
West Midlands -8 1 £425 -15.00%
South West -9 1 £450 -10.00% 2
Midlands - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
Java Architect
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Java Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 98 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (33.67%) Spring
3 28 (28.57%) J2EE
4 26 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (21.43%) Hibernate
5 21 (21.43%) Java EE
6 20 (20.41%) Oracle
7 18 (18.37%) Scrum
7 18 (18.37%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (17.35%) Couchbase
8 17 (17.35%) Open Source
8 17 (17.35%) TDD
9 16 (16.33%) Web Services
10 14 (14.29%) Maven
11 13 (13.27%) Finance
11 13 (13.27%) XML
11 13 (13.27%) Scala
12 11 (11.22%) SOA
12 11 (11.22%) REST
12 11 (11.22%) BDD
13 10 (10.20%) Jenkins
13 10 (10.20%) RESTful
13 10 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (10.20%) JMS
13 10 (10.20%) Banking
14 9 (9.18%) JavaScript
14 9 (9.18%) SQL
14 9 (9.18%) SOAP
14 9 (9.18%) Git (software)
15 8 (8.16%) NoSQL

Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 18 (18.37%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (6.12%) Apache
3 5 (5.10%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.08%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.06%) Mule
5 3 (3.06%) JBoss
5 3 (3.06%) Node.js
6 2 (2.04%) Confluence
6 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.04%) CMS
7 1 (1.02%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.02%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.02%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.02%) GitHub
2 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) HTTP
1 1 (1.02%) Internet
1 1 (1.02%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.35%) Couchbase
2 8 (8.16%) NoSQL
2 8 (8.16%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.14%) MySQL
4 6 (6.12%) Hadoop
4 6 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.06%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.06%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.06%) Big Data
7 2 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.04%) Redis
7 2 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.02%) Riak
8 1 (1.02%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.02%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (1.02%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 14 (14.29%) Maven
2 10 (10.20%) Jenkins
3 9 (9.18%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.16%) JIRA
5 5 (5.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (4.08%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.06%) Hudson
7 3 (3.06%) Ant
7 3 (3.06%) Subversion
8 2 (2.04%) JUnit
9 1 (1.02%) Selenium
9 1 (1.02%) TestNG
9 1 (1.02%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (1.02%) Arquillian
9 1 (1.02%) YourKit
General
1 13 (13.27%) Finance
2 10 (10.20%) Banking
3 2 (2.04%) Retail
3 2 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.02%) Front Office
4 1 (1.02%) Back Office
4 1 (1.02%) French Language
4 1 (1.02%) Norwegian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (33.67%) Spring
2 28 (28.57%) J2EE
3 21 (21.43%) Java EE
3 21 (21.43%) Hibernate
4 16 (16.33%) Web Services
5 13 (13.27%) XML
6 11 (11.22%) REST
7 10 (10.20%) RESTful
7 10 (10.20%) JMS
8 9 (9.18%) SOAP
9 7 (7.14%) Struts
9 7 (7.14%) JPA
10 6 (6.12%) EJB
10 6 (6.12%) CSS
10 6 (6.12%) HTML
11 5 (5.10%) ActiveMQ
11 5 (5.10%) JSON
11 5 (5.10%) JSP
12 4 (4.08%) Spring MVC
12 4 (4.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.35%) Open Source
2 6 (6.12%) Clustering
3 2 (2.04%) PKI
3 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.02%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.02%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.02%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.02%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.02%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.16%) Linux
2 6 (6.12%) UNIX
3 4 (4.08%) Windows
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.04%) Android
5 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.02%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.02%) AIX
5 1 (1.02%) Solaris
5 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.37%) Scrum
3 17 (17.35%) TDD
4 11 (11.22%) BDD
4 11 (11.22%) SOA
5 10 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (7.14%) Functional Programming
7 6 (6.12%) DevOps
7 6 (6.12%) OO
7 6 (6.12%) MVC
8 5 (5.10%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.10%) UML
9 4 (4.08%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (4.08%) OWASP
10 3 (3.06%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.06%) AOP
10 3 (3.06%) Multithreading
10 3 (3.06%) Kanban
10 3 (3.06%) Data Modelling
10 3 (3.06%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 98 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (13.27%) Scala
3 9 (9.18%) JavaScript
3 9 (9.18%) SQL
4 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.02%) Ruby
5 1 (1.02%) Clojure
5 1 (1.02%) Golang
Qualifications
1 4 (4.08%) Degree
1 4 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Docker
2 1 (1.02%) HDFS
2 1 (1.02%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.06%) OpenAM
2 2 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (20.41%) Oracle
2 4 (4.08%) Atlassian
2 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.06%) TIBCO
3 3 (3.06%) ForgeRock
4 1 (1.02%) BEA
4 1 (1.02%) OpenText
4 1 (1.02%) RedDot
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