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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Architect
Rank 520 512 524
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 55 49 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.10% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 36 37
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£450 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £438 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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
47165 45283 49370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.19% 92.85% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29205 27533 28388
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £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 1871 1982 2460
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 £40.00 £40.57 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 1 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 1 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 -13 25 £475 -5.00% 12
East of England - 10 £410 - 1
South West -33 8 - - 1
Yorkshire - 4 - -
South East -7 3 £394 -26.74% 1
East Midlands +2 2 £463 -22.91%
North West +1 2 £475 -20.83% 4
North East - - - -
Java Architect
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Java Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (43.14%) J2EE
3 35 (34.31%) OO
4 29 (28.43%) UNIX
5 27 (26.47%) Oracle
5 27 (26.47%) SQL
6 26 (25.49%) Scala
7 25 (24.51%) Finance
8 24 (23.53%) TDD
8 24 (23.53%) Spring
9 23 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (22.55%) Multithreading
10 21 (20.59%) UML
11 19 (18.63%) SOA
11 19 (18.63%) BDD
12 18 (17.65%) Linux
13 17 (16.67%) J2SE
13 17 (16.67%) Web Services
13 17 (16.67%) Hibernate
14 16 (15.69%) Banking
14 16 (15.69%) Tomcat
15 15 (14.71%) WebLogic
15 15 (14.71%) Scrum
16 14 (13.73%) Apache
16 14 (13.73%) JMS
16 14 (13.73%) Akka
16 14 (13.73%) Play Framework
17 13 (12.75%) XML
17 13 (12.75%) Solaris
17 13 (12.75%) Sun

Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 16 (15.69%) Tomcat
2 15 (14.71%) WebLogic
3 14 (13.73%) Apache
4 12 (11.76%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.94%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.96%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.96%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.98%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.98%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
1 12 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) ATM
1 1 (0.98%) VoIP
1 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.76%) CouchDB
1 12 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (8.82%) Big Data
3 8 (7.84%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.90%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.90%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.92%) Redis
5 4 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.94%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (10.78%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.92%) Hudson
2 4 (3.92%) JUnit
3 3 (2.94%) Subversion
3 3 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.96%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.96%) Maven
4 2 (1.96%) Selenium
5 1 (0.98%) jMock
5 1 (0.98%) Log4j
5 1 (0.98%) Checkstyle
5 1 (0.98%) JIRA
5 1 (0.98%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.98%) FindBugs
5 1 (0.98%) Gradle
5 1 (0.98%) JBehave
5 1 (0.98%) Mockito
5 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.98%) Ant
General
1 25 (24.51%) Finance
2 16 (15.69%) Banking
3 7 (6.86%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.94%) Front Office
4 3 (2.94%) Back Office
5 1 (0.98%) Law
5 1 (0.98%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (43.14%) J2EE
2 24 (23.53%) Spring
3 17 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 17 (16.67%) Web Services
3 17 (16.67%) J2SE
4 14 (13.73%) JMS
4 14 (13.73%) Akka
4 14 (13.73%) Play Framework
5 13 (12.75%) XML
6 12 (11.76%) SVG
6 12 (11.76%) Batik
7 9 (8.82%) CGI
7 9 (8.82%) Apache Camel
7 9 (8.82%) REST
8 7 (6.86%) EJB
8 7 (6.86%) jQuery
9 6 (5.88%) Servlets
9 6 (5.88%) OSGi
10 5 (4.90%) HTML
10 5 (4.90%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.90%) Clustering
2 3 (2.94%) Derivative
2 3 (2.94%) Open Source
3 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.43%) UNIX
2 18 (17.65%) Linux
3 13 (12.75%) Solaris
4 12 (11.76%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.96%) Android
6 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.98%) MVS
6 1 (0.98%) VME
6 1 (0.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.31%) OO
2 24 (23.53%) TDD
3 23 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (22.55%) Multithreading
4 21 (20.59%) UML
5 19 (18.63%) SOA
5 19 (18.63%) BDD
6 15 (14.71%) Scrum
7 12 (11.76%) Web Development
7 12 (11.76%) Process Management
8 10 (9.80%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (8.82%) OOP
10 7 (6.86%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (5.88%) E-Commerce
11 6 (5.88%) MVC
12 5 (4.90%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (4.90%) Load Balancing
13 3 (2.94%) TOGAF
13 3 (2.94%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 102 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (26.47%) SQL
3 26 (25.49%) Scala
4 11 (10.78%) Perl
5 6 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.92%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.94%) C++
7 3 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.96%) Groovy
8 2 (1.96%) C#
8 2 (1.96%) Python
9 1 (0.98%) XQuery
9 1 (0.98%) Ruby
9 1 (0.98%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (8.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) QA
1 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) Puppet
1 2 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (26.47%) Oracle
2 13 (12.75%) Sun
3 12 (11.76%) Sybase
4 11 (10.78%) Atlassian
5 6 (5.88%) JBoss
6 4 (3.92%) Twitter
7 2 (1.96%) Informatica
7 2 (1.96%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.98%) Adobe
8 1 (0.98%) Mercator
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