The first table below looks at the demand for the Java Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Architect
Rank 130 125 134
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.066% 0.11% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.12% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £600 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +41.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £600 £425
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +41.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2858 2464 2981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.64% 92.46% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1563 1177 1516
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 187 225
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Java Architect
England

Java Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Java Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Java Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Java Architect Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Java Architect
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Java Architect
England

Java Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) Hudson
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) HornetQ
3 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Drools
3 1 (20.00%) OAuth
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Java EE
3 1 (20.00%) XPath

Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Hudson
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) HornetQ
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Drools
2 1 (20.00%) OAuth
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) JMS
2 1 (20.00%) JAXB
2 1 (20.00%) Servlets
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) DOM
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
2 1 (20.00%) XPath
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Mercator