The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Architect
Rank 53 66 54
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 5 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.80% 0.13% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.14% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Average daily rate £350 £650 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £529 £500 £444
% change year-on-year
+5.80% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Java Architect
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
571 733 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 91.07% 96.70% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 435 262
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 11
Average hourly rate £32.75 £15.77 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.67% +1.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £25.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Java Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Architect in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Java Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Architect across the Glasgow region.

Java Architect Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Java Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) UML
2 5 (83.33%) SOA
3 4 (66.67%) JBoss
3 4 (66.67%) Open Source
4 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (50.00%) User Experience
4 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) ETL
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) RUP
5 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (33.33%) Talend
5 2 (33.33%) Middleware
5 2 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
6 1 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (16.67%) Big Data
6 1 (16.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 1 (16.67%) People Management
6 1 (16.67%) OOD
6 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (16.67%) Unified Process
6 1 (16.67%) Jython
6 1 (16.67%) Spring
6 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis

Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (66.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) EJB
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) SOA
1 5 (83.33%) UML
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) RUP
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (16.67%) OOD
5 1 (16.67%) People Management
5 1 (16.67%) Unified Process
5 1 (16.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Groovy
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Jython
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Talend
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat