The first table below looks at the demand for the Java Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 South Wales 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 58 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.10% 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
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
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
609 377 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.91% 92.63% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 225 235
Average daily rate £363 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
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Java Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Java Architect Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Java Architect
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Java Architect Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Java Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Architect across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Java Architect Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Java Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) BDD
2 16 (94.12%) Scala
3 15 (88.24%) Akka
3 15 (88.24%) Play Framework
3 15 (88.24%) TDD
3 15 (88.24%) Web Services
3 15 (88.24%) OO
4 12 (70.59%) SVG
4 12 (70.59%) Process Management
4 12 (70.59%) Web Development
4 12 (70.59%) Batik
4 12 (70.59%) CouchDB
4 12 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (70.59%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (23.53%) J2EE
6 3 (17.65%) CSS
6 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 3 (17.65%) SOA
6 3 (17.65%) HTML
6 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Open Source
6 3 (17.65%) HTML5
6 3 (17.65%) REST
6 3 (17.65%) Zend
6 3 (17.65%) JSON
6 3 (17.65%) MVC
6 3 (17.65%) Spring
7 2 (11.76%) Games

Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Cloud Services
1 12 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (70.59%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) CouchDB
General
1 2 (11.76%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) Akka
1 15 (88.24%) Play Framework
1 15 (88.24%) Web Services
2 12 (70.59%) SVG
2 12 (70.59%) Batik
3 4 (23.53%) J2EE
4 3 (17.65%) CSS
4 3 (17.65%) HTML
4 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
4 3 (17.65%) HTML5
4 3 (17.65%) REST
4 3 (17.65%) JSON
4 3 (17.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) BDD
2 15 (88.24%) TDD
2 15 (88.24%) OO
3 12 (70.59%) Process Management
3 12 (70.59%) Web Development
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (94.12%) Scala
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Zend