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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Architect
Rank 98 94 85
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 0.30% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.32% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
Median daily rate £463 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £484 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -10.00%
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
1749 1583 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.80% 95.25% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1023 834 676
Median daily rate £390 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 59 63
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.54 £10.01 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Architect across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Java Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 14 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Internet
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) Ruby
4 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 3 (21.43%) Microservices
5 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
5 2 (14.29%) Docker
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 2 (14.29%) JBoss
5 2 (14.29%) CSS
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) Unix
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (14.29%) RESTful
5 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) vCloud
5 2 (14.29%) OpenStack

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 2 (14.29%) JBoss
1 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.14%) Mule
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) HBase
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (7.14%) Ant
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) RESTful
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) Java EE
3 1 (7.14%) Kafka
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Cryptography
1 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 3 (21.43%) Microservices
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Concurrent Programming
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
5 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Server Building
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Ruby
3 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
1 2 (14.29%) vCloud
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet