The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Architect
Rank 103 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% 0.42% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate £525 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £533 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.60% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
1722 1368 1134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.03% 95.80% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 992 790 602
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -22.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Java Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) Microservices
4 4 (40.00%) Internet
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (30.00%) HTML5
5 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) RESTful
6 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (20.00%) Ruby
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
6 2 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (20.00%) Docker
6 2 (20.00%) DevOps
6 2 (20.00%) vCloud
6 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
6 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (20.00%) J2EE
6 2 (20.00%) Unix
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) JBoss
6 2 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) XML

Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) JBoss
2 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) Apache Flex
5 1 (10.00%) Java EE 5
5 1 (10.00%) JMS
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) Spring Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (10.00%) XHTML
5 1 (10.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (10.00%) Life Science
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Microservices
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (10.00%) EAI
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
1 2 (20.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) ATG
1 1 (10.00%) hybris
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Sun