The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Java Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Architect
Rank 105 81 80
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 2 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.92% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.97% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 1
Median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Java Architect
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1770 1548 1199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.11% 95.26% 97.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 928 666
Median daily rate £388 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 62 65
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £29.80 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Java Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Java Architect in the job title.

Java Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Java Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Java Architect Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Java Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Java Architect in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 4 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Ruby
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) JBoss
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (16.67%) Website Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) vCloud
5 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
5 2 (16.67%) Django
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source

Java Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (16.67%) JBoss
2 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (8.33%) Mule
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) HBase
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (8.33%) Ant
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) Django
2 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (8.33%) Java EE
2 1 (8.33%) Kafka
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Website Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
1 2 (16.67%) vCloud
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft