The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Architect
Rank 547 534 542
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 65 52 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.099% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 34 40
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£475 £500 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +12.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £609 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Java Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Java Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Java Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Java Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Java Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Java Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Java Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Java Architect
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 51 £475 -5.00% 23
London +3 23 £475 -5.00% 15
Scotland -3 12 £475 +31.03%
East of England - 9 £443 -
Cambridgeshire - 9 £443 -
Cambridge - 8 £475 -
South West -39 6 - -
North West -4 5 £450 -12.19% 5
Glasgow -9 5 £600 +65.51%
City of London +21 4 £650 +36.84% 8
West Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
Leeds - 3 - - 1
Edinburgh - 3 £500 -
Yorkshire - 3 - - 3
South East +6 2 £400 -36.00%
East Midlands +1 2 £463 -19.56%
Berkshire - 2 £400 -
Northamptonshire -1 1 £500 -13.04%
Reading - 1 - -
Surbiton - - - -
York - - - - 2
Liverpool - - - - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Chester - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Barnstaple - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -

Java Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Java
2 76 (52.41%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (37.24%) J2EE
4 49 (33.79%) OO
5 38 (26.21%) Hibernate
6 37 (25.52%) Oracle
7 36 (24.83%) SOA
8 33 (22.76%) UML
9 32 (22.07%) Spring
9 32 (22.07%) Scala
10 30 (20.69%) Finance
10 30 (20.69%) Web Services
10 30 (20.69%) UNIX
11 29 (20.00%) TDD
12 28 (19.31%) SQL
13 27 (18.62%) Scrum
14 23 (15.86%) BDD
15 22 (15.17%) Multithreading
15 22 (15.17%) JBoss
16 21 (14.48%) Linux
16 21 (14.48%) JPA
17 19 (13.10%) XML
18 18 (12.41%) JSF
19 17 (11.72%) Tomcat
19 17 (11.72%) J2SE
19 17 (11.72%) JMS
20 16 (11.03%) Banking
21 15 (10.34%) WebLogic
21 15 (10.34%) Mentoring
22 14 (9.66%) Akka

Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 17 (11.72%) Tomcat
2 15 (10.34%) WebLogic
3 14 (9.66%) Apache
4 12 (8.28%) Apache ServiceMix
5 6 (4.14%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.76%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.07%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (1.38%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (1.38%) Liferay
9 1 (0.69%) IIS
9 1 (0.69%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.69%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.69%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.52%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.69%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.59%) Cloud Computing
1 11 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) Internet
1 1 (0.69%) ATM
1 1 (0.69%) VoIP
1 1 (0.69%) FTP
1 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.28%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (7.59%) CouchDB
3 10 (6.90%) Big Data
4 9 (6.21%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.21%) Hadoop
5 7 (4.83%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.45%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.76%) Redis
7 4 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.38%) MySQL
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.69%) HBase
10 1 (0.69%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 11 (7.59%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.83%) JUnit
3 5 (3.45%) Maven
3 5 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.76%) Hudson
4 4 (2.76%) Ant
4 4 (2.76%) Subversion
5 3 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.07%) JIRA
6 2 (1.38%) Selenium
6 2 (1.38%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.69%) Log4j
7 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.69%) jMock
7 1 (0.69%) Checkstyle
7 1 (0.69%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.69%) FindBugs
7 1 (0.69%) Gradle
7 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.69%) Mockito
General
1 30 (20.69%) Finance
2 16 (11.03%) Banking
3 7 (4.83%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.07%) Games
4 3 (2.07%) Front Office
4 3 (2.07%) Back Office
5 1 (0.69%) Retail
5 1 (0.69%) Law
5 1 (0.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (37.24%) J2EE
2 38 (26.21%) Hibernate
3 32 (22.07%) Spring
4 30 (20.69%) Web Services
5 21 (14.48%) JPA
6 19 (13.10%) XML
7 18 (12.41%) JSF
8 17 (11.72%) J2SE
8 17 (11.72%) JMS
9 14 (9.66%) Akka
9 14 (9.66%) Play Framework
10 13 (8.97%) REST
11 12 (8.28%) Apache CXF
12 11 (7.59%) SVG
12 11 (7.59%) Batik
13 10 (6.90%) RichFaces
13 10 (6.90%) OSGi
13 10 (6.90%) Apache Camel
14 9 (6.21%) CGI
14 9 (6.21%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.83%) Open Source
2 5 (3.45%) Clustering
3 4 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.07%) Derivative
5 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.69%) Statistics
5 1 (0.69%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.69%) UNIX
2 21 (14.48%) Linux
3 13 (8.97%) Solaris
4 12 (8.28%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.69%) MVS
5 1 (0.69%) Windows
5 1 (0.69%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (52.41%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (33.79%) OO
3 36 (24.83%) SOA
4 33 (22.76%) UML
5 29 (20.00%) TDD
6 27 (18.62%) Scrum
7 23 (15.86%) BDD
8 22 (15.17%) Multithreading
9 15 (10.34%) Mentoring
10 12 (8.28%) Web Development
10 12 (8.28%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (8.28%) Use Case
10 12 (8.28%) Process Management
11 11 (7.59%) MVC
12 10 (6.90%) E-Commerce
13 9 (6.21%) OOP
13 9 (6.21%) Data Modelling
13 9 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (4.83%) Capacity Planning
15 5 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (22.07%) Scala
3 28 (19.31%) SQL
4 11 (7.59%) Perl
5 9 (6.21%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.14%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.07%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.07%) Python
7 3 (2.07%) Groovy
7 3 (2.07%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.38%) Ruby
8 2 (1.38%) C++
9 1 (0.69%) C#
9 1 (0.69%) XQuery
9 1 (0.69%) XPath
9 1 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (6.21%) Degree
2 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.38%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) OpenAM
1 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (25.52%) Oracle
2 22 (15.17%) JBoss
3 13 (8.97%) Sun
4 12 (8.28%) Sybase
5 11 (7.59%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.45%) Guidewire
7 4 (2.76%) Twitter
8 2 (1.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.38%) Adobe
8 2 (1.38%) Informatica
9 1 (0.69%) Mercator
9 1 (0.69%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.69%) IBM
9 1 (0.69%) ForgeRock
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