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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Architect
Rank 512 490 470
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 52 56 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 37 30
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£469 £500 £519
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £450 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £800 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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
44005 42325 37797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.52% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27481 25452 22049
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1708 1839 2121
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 February 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 February 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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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
East Midlands +16 14 £513 - 1
East of England +11 14 £400 -11.11% 1
London -29 13 £494 -17.77% 3
South East -23 8 £325 -35.00% 1
South West -21 2 £513 +2.50% 4
West Midlands -9 1 £425 -15.00%
Yorkshire - - - -
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Java Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 99 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (37.37%) Spring
3 35 (35.35%) J2EE
4 30 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (25.25%) Hibernate
6 20 (20.20%) Scrum
6 20 (20.20%) Elasticsearch
7 19 (19.19%) TDD
7 19 (19.19%) Java EE
8 18 (18.18%) Web Services
8 18 (18.18%) Open Source
9 17 (17.17%) Couchbase
9 17 (17.17%) SOA
10 16 (16.16%) Oracle
10 16 (16.16%) REST
11 15 (15.15%) XML
12 14 (14.14%) Maven
13 13 (13.13%) JavaScript
13 13 (13.13%) Scala
14 12 (12.12%) BDD
14 12 (12.12%) JMS
14 12 (12.12%) Finance
14 12 (12.12%) Banking
15 11 (11.11%) SOAP
16 10 (10.10%) OO
16 10 (10.10%) RESTful
17 9 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (9.09%) NoSQL
17 9 (9.09%) Linux
17 9 (9.09%) UNIX

Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (20.20%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (7.07%) Apache
3 6 (6.06%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.04%) JBoss
5 3 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.03%) Mule
5 3 (3.03%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.02%) Confluence
6 2 (2.02%) Node.js
6 2 (2.02%) Liferay
7 1 (1.01%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (1.01%) WildFly
7 1 (1.01%) GemFire
7 1 (1.01%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.01%) CMS
7 1 (1.01%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.01%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) FTP
1 1 (1.01%) HTTP
1 1 (1.01%) Internet
1 1 (1.01%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.17%) Couchbase
2 9 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 8 (8.08%) MySQL
4 7 (7.07%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (7.07%) Oracle Database
5 6 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.06%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.04%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.03%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.03%) Redis
7 3 (3.03%) Big Data
8 2 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.02%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.02%) Riak
9 1 (1.01%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (1.01%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 14 (14.14%) Maven
2 8 (8.08%) JIRA
2 8 (8.08%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.08%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.04%) JUnit
3 4 (4.04%) Subversion
4 3 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (3.03%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.02%) Hudson
5 2 (2.02%) Ant
6 1 (1.01%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.01%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (1.01%) Arquillian
6 1 (1.01%) YourKit
6 1 (1.01%) TestNG
6 1 (1.01%) Selenium
6 1 (1.01%) FitNesse
General
1 12 (12.12%) Finance
1 12 (12.12%) Banking
2 3 (3.03%) Retail
3 2 (2.02%) Legal
4 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.01%) Games
4 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.01%) French Language
4 1 (1.01%) Norwegian Language
4 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.01%) Front Office
4 1 (1.01%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (37.37%) Spring
2 35 (35.35%) J2EE
3 25 (25.25%) Hibernate
4 19 (19.19%) Java EE
5 18 (18.18%) Web Services
6 16 (16.16%) REST
7 15 (15.15%) XML
8 12 (12.12%) JMS
9 11 (11.11%) SOAP
10 10 (10.10%) RESTful
11 9 (9.09%) CSS
11 9 (9.09%) HTML
12 7 (7.07%) EJB
12 7 (7.07%) JPA
13 6 (6.06%) HTML5
13 6 (6.06%) Struts
13 6 (6.06%) JSON
13 6 (6.06%) ActiveMQ
14 5 (5.05%) JSP
14 5 (5.05%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.18%) Open Source
2 5 (5.05%) Clustering
3 2 (2.02%) PKI
4 1 (1.01%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.01%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.01%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.01%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.01%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.09%) UNIX
1 9 (9.09%) Linux
2 4 (4.04%) Windows
3 2 (2.02%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (2.02%) Android
4 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.01%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.01%) AIX
4 1 (1.01%) Solaris
4 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.20%) Scrum
3 19 (19.19%) TDD
4 17 (17.17%) SOA
5 12 (12.12%) BDD
6 10 (10.10%) OO
7 9 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.08%) MVC
9 7 (7.07%) UML
10 5 (5.05%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.05%) Functional Programming
10 5 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.04%) DevOps
11 4 (4.04%) EAI
12 3 (3.03%) Data Modelling
12 3 (3.03%) Web Design
12 3 (3.03%) Multithreading
12 3 (3.03%) OWASP
12 3 (3.03%) Logical Data Model
13 2 (2.02%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 99 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (13.13%) JavaScript
2 13 (13.13%) Scala
3 7 (7.07%) SQL
4 2 (2.02%) Ruby
4 2 (2.02%) Clojure
4 2 (2.02%) Golang
5 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.04%) Degree
1 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) VCP4
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) Docker
2 1 (1.01%) HDFS
2 1 (1.01%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.03%) OpenAM
2 3 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (16.16%) Oracle
2 4 (4.04%) Red Hat
2 4 (4.04%) TIBCO
3 3 (3.03%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.03%) ForgeRock
4 1 (1.01%) Sybase
4 1 (1.01%) BEA
4 1 (1.01%) Open Text
4 1 (1.01%) RedDot
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