The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had J2EE Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
J2EE Architect
Rank 625 646 603
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -43
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Architect 19 9 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.016% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.016% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 17
Median daily rate £475 £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £488 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.84 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.84 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51209 54594 53300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33381 34715 32174
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1644 2049 2080
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

J2EE Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured J2EE Architect in the job title.

J2EE Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

J2EE Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE Architect within the UK.

J2EE Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

J2EE Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

J2EE Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

J2EE Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE Architect within the UK.

J2EE Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

J2EE Architect
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +17 18 £475 -11.62% 2
South East +18 7 £488 - 1
West Sussex - 5 £475 -
East of England - 4 £320 -
Essex - 4 £320 -
Shropshire - 3 £420 -
West Midlands - 3 £420 -
Telford - 3 £420 -
Worthing - 3 £513 -
London -17 2 £500 -6.97% 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

J2EE Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, J2EE 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 featuring J2EE Architect in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) J2EE
2 22 (88.00%) Java
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 7 (28.00%) Oracle
4 7 (28.00%) RUP
4 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (24.00%) Spring
5 6 (24.00%) Unix
5 6 (24.00%) SOA
6 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (20.00%) ClearCase
6 5 (20.00%) .NET
6 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle OWB
7 4 (16.00%) Maven
7 4 (16.00%) ClearQuest
7 4 (16.00%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (16.00%) Informatica
7 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
7 4 (16.00%) Puppet
7 4 (16.00%) Big Data
7 4 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (16.00%) Marketing
8 3 (12.00%) CA Gen
8 3 (12.00%) JIRA
8 3 (12.00%) Use Case

J2EE Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (12.00%) Confluence
3 2 (8.00%) Documentum
3 2 (8.00%) JBoss
3 2 (8.00%) Liferay
3 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.00%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.00%) Jetty
4 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle OWB
2 4 (16.00%) Big Data
3 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) DB2
4 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.00%) Hazelcast
4 1 (4.00%) HBase
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) ClearCase
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) ClearQuest
2 4 (16.00%) Maven
3 3 (12.00%) CA Gen
3 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.00%) JIRA
3 3 (12.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (8.00%) Ant
4 2 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.00%) Gradle
4 2 (8.00%) JUnit
4 2 (8.00%) Selenium
4 2 (8.00%) SonarQube
4 2 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (8.00%) Travis CI
5 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (16.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) J2EE
2 6 (24.00%) Spring
3 5 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (12.00%) RESTful
4 3 (12.00%) SOAP
4 3 (12.00%) Web Services
5 2 (8.00%) ELK Stack
5 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (8.00%) Hystrix
5 2 (8.00%) JAX-RS
5 2 (8.00%) jQuery
5 2 (8.00%) Middleware
5 2 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (8.00%) RAML
5 2 (8.00%) React
5 2 (8.00%) Struts
5 2 (8.00%) Swagger
6 1 (4.00%) Handlebars
6 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
6 1 (4.00%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Social Media
2 1 (4.00%) DataPower
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Unix
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (28.00%) RUP
2 6 (24.00%) SOA
3 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (16.00%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (12.00%) EAI
5 3 (12.00%) Software Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) UML
5 3 (12.00%) Use Case
6 2 (8.00%) API Design
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (8.00%) OO
6 2 (8.00%) OOP
6 2 (8.00%) Open Source Development
6 2 (8.00%) Pair Programming
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (12.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.00%) Graphite
3 1 (4.00%) Grafana
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Informatica
3 3 (12.00%) Adobe
3 3 (12.00%) Pega
4 2 (8.00%) BEA
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) webMethods
4 2 (8.00%) WSO2
5 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.00%) Talend