The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Architect
Rank 383 393 367
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 20 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.089% 0.054% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.058% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 21
Average daily rate
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£463 £550 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £470 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £800 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £468
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.95%
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20668 22384 20066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.44% 92.72% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14201 15504 13595
Average daily rate £445 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 402 410
Average hourly rate £18.60 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.28% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.65 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

Java Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Java Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Java Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Java Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

Java Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Java Architect Daily Rate Histogram in London

Java Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Architect across the London region.

Java Architect Hourly Rate Trend in London

Java Architect
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
City of London +24 9 £463 -33.92% 8
Canary Wharf - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Java Architect
England

Java Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 36 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (38.89%) Spring
3 13 (36.11%) Oracle
4 10 (27.78%) Finance
4 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 10 (27.78%) J2EE
4 10 (27.78%) Linux
4 10 (27.78%) Functional Programming
5 8 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 8 (22.22%) SOA
5 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (19.44%) XML
6 7 (19.44%) SQL
6 7 (19.44%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (16.67%) Couchbase
7 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 6 (16.67%) DevOps
7 6 (16.67%) Scrum
7 6 (16.67%) MVC
7 6 (16.67%) Java EE
7 6 (16.67%) Scala
8 5 (13.89%) Spring MVC
8 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
8 5 (13.89%) Maven
8 5 (13.89%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
8 5 (13.89%) NoSQL
9 4 (11.11%) Node.js
9 4 (11.11%) REST

Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (19.44%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (11.11%) Node.js
3 3 (8.33%) Mule
4 2 (5.56%) Mule ESB
4 2 (5.56%) JBoss
4 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.78%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (2.78%) Apache
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.78%) Confluence
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.78%) GitHub
2 1 (2.78%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Couchbase
2 5 (13.89%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.56%) MySQL
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.56%) Big Data
4 2 (5.56%) Redis
5 1 (2.78%) Riak
5 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.78%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (2.78%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (2.78%) DB2
5 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.89%) Maven
3 3 (8.33%) JIRA
3 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.33%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) YourKit
4 1 (2.78%) Hudson
4 1 (2.78%) Ant
4 1 (2.78%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.78%) Selenium
4 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) French Language
3 1 (2.78%) Norwegian Language
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Front Office
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) Spring
2 10 (27.78%) J2EE
3 8 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 7 (19.44%) XML
5 6 (16.67%) Java EE
6 5 (13.89%) Spring MVC
6 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
7 4 (11.11%) REST
7 4 (11.11%) Middleware
7 4 (11.11%) HTML
7 4 (11.11%) JMS
7 4 (11.11%) CSS
7 4 (11.11%) JSP
8 3 (8.33%) SOAP
8 3 (8.33%) EJB
8 3 (8.33%) Ajax
8 3 (8.33%) Vaadin
9 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (5.56%) JSON
9 2 (5.56%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Open Source
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.78%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.78%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Functional Programming
2 8 (22.22%) SOA
2 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) Scrum
3 6 (16.67%) MVC
3 6 (16.67%) DevOps
4 5 (13.89%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
4 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.33%) TDD
6 3 (8.33%) Algorithmic Trading
6 3 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.56%) CRUD
7 2 (5.56%) BDD
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.56%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (19.44%) SQL
4 6 (16.67%) Scala
5 1 (2.78%) Clojure
5 1 (2.78%) Google Apps Script
5 1 (2.78%) Golang
5 1 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
1 1 (2.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
1 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.78%) ATG
3 1 (2.78%) Google
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