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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Architect
Rank 92 89 74
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.42% 0.076% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.080% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
1747 1256 1125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.73% 95.15% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 749 579
Average daily rate £375 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £213 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 55 90
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.93 £11.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) SOAP
2 11 (57.89%) Spring
2 11 (57.89%) REST
3 10 (52.63%) Apache Camel
3 10 (52.63%) Hibernate
3 10 (52.63%) SOA
4 9 (47.37%) JBoss
5 7 (36.84%) UML
5 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (36.84%) TDD
5 7 (36.84%) ActiveMQ
6 6 (31.58%) Liferay
7 5 (26.32%) Squid
8 4 (21.05%) JSF
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) WSDL
8 4 (21.05%) Middleware
8 4 (21.05%) Web Services
8 4 (21.05%) Linux
8 4 (21.05%) J2EE
8 4 (21.05%) Apache ServiceMix
8 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (21.05%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (15.79%) Open Source
9 3 (15.79%) EJB
9 3 (15.79%) JSP
9 3 (15.79%) UNIX
9 3 (15.79%) Windows
9 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce

Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 9 (47.37%) JBoss
2 6 (31.58%) Liferay
3 4 (21.05%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 1 (5.26%) Apache
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) CouchDB
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JUnit
1 1 (5.26%) FitNesse
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) SOAP
1 11 (57.89%) Spring
1 11 (57.89%) REST
2 10 (52.63%) Apache Camel
2 10 (52.63%) Hibernate
3 7 (36.84%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (21.05%) Middleware
4 4 (21.05%) WSDL
4 4 (21.05%) Web Services
4 4 (21.05%) J2EE
4 4 (21.05%) JSF
4 4 (21.05%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (15.79%) JPA
5 3 (15.79%) EJB
5 3 (15.79%) JSP
6 2 (10.53%) CORBA
6 2 (10.53%) JMS
6 2 (10.53%) Apache CXF
6 2 (10.53%) Java EE
6 2 (10.53%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) SOA
2 7 (36.84%) UML
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) TDD
3 3 (15.79%) Open Source
3 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) BDD
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Web Development
5 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.26%) Kanban
5 1 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security
5 1 (5.26%) Process Management
5 1 (5.26%) EAI
5 1 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle