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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Architect
Rank 395 399 389
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 20 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.082% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 19
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Java Architect
England

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
22622 23362 24347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.29% 92.98% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15682 16056 16013
Average daily rate £425 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 425 621
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.41 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.84% -0.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 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
City of London +13 2 £550 +13.40% 9
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Java Architect
England

Java Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 44 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (43.18%) J2EE
3 17 (38.64%) Spring
4 16 (36.36%) Banking
5 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (34.09%) Finance
6 13 (29.55%) SOA
7 11 (25.00%) Oracle
7 11 (25.00%) Hibernate
8 10 (22.73%) TDD
8 10 (22.73%) SQL
9 9 (20.45%) JMS
9 9 (20.45%) Scrum
10 8 (18.18%) Investment Banking
10 8 (18.18%) OO
11 7 (15.91%) UNIX
11 7 (15.91%) XML
11 7 (15.91%) EJB
12 6 (13.64%) Web Services
12 6 (13.64%) Servlets
12 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (13.64%) Multithreading
12 6 (13.64%) Scala
12 6 (13.64%) NoSQL
12 6 (13.64%) REST
13 5 (11.36%) BDD
13 5 (11.36%) WebSphere
13 5 (11.36%) HTML
13 5 (11.36%) Linux
13 5 (11.36%) UML

Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 5 (11.36%) Apache
1 5 (11.36%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (6.82%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (4.55%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.27%) Confluence
5 1 (2.27%) GemFire
5 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.27%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) VoIP
1 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) NoSQL
2 4 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) JUnit
2 2 (4.55%) Hudson
2 2 (4.55%) Maven
2 2 (4.55%) JIRA
2 2 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.27%) JBehave
3 1 (2.27%) Mockito
3 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.27%) Selenium
3 1 (2.27%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.27%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.27%) Log4j
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
3 1 (2.27%) Ant
General
1 16 (36.36%) Banking
2 15 (34.09%) Finance
3 8 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.82%) Front Office
4 3 (6.82%) Back Office
5 1 (2.27%) Law
5 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) J2EE
2 17 (38.64%) Spring
3 11 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 9 (20.45%) JMS
5 7 (15.91%) XML
5 7 (15.91%) EJB
6 6 (13.64%) Servlets
6 6 (13.64%) Web Services
6 6 (13.64%) REST
7 5 (11.36%) HTML
8 4 (9.09%) HTML5
9 3 (6.82%) AngularJS
9 3 (6.82%) Akka
9 3 (6.82%) Apache Camel
9 3 (6.82%) Play Framework
9 3 (6.82%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (6.82%) SOAP
9 3 (6.82%) CSS
9 3 (6.82%) JDBC
10 2 (4.55%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Derivative
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Open Source
2 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) UNIX
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) MVS
3 1 (2.27%) VME
3 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) SOA
3 10 (22.73%) TDD
4 9 (20.45%) Scrum
5 8 (18.18%) OO
6 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.64%) Multithreading
7 5 (11.36%) BDD
7 5 (11.36%) UML
8 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.82%) TOGAF
9 3 (6.82%) Low Latency
9 3 (6.82%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (6.82%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (6.82%) OOP
9 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (22.73%) SQL
3 6 (13.64%) Scala
4 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.36%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.55%) Groovy
6 2 (4.55%) Python
6 2 (4.55%) C++
7 1 (2.27%) C#
7 1 (2.27%) XQuery
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
7 1 (2.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Sybase
2 2 (4.55%) JBoss
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Informatica
3 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe
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