The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Java Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Architect
Rank 444 532 518
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 208 108 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 75 78
Median daily rate £488 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £484 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
52745 52880 52258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.86% 94.75% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34373 32080 31881
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1528 2113 2153
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Java Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 3 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 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 +77 202 £488 -7.14% 26
London -3 77 £556 +1.13% 17
West Midlands +34 41 £488 +14.70%
Shropshire - 36 £488 -
Telford - 36 £488 -
South East +16 29 £463 +15.62% 1
North West +5 24 £475 +5.55% 2
City of London +34 14 £475 +2.70% 6
Yorkshire +17 14 £525 -4.54% 4
West Yorkshire +24 13 £588 +6.81% 3
East Midlands +10 13 £438 -20.49%
Leeds +7 13 £588 +6.81% 3
Cheshire -2 13 £488 +8.33%
East of England +7 9 £438 +12.90%
Manchester 0 9 £463 +2.77% 2
West Sussex - 9 £500 -
Buckinghamshire +18 8 £425 +6.25%
Northamptonshire +17 7 £438 -18.37%
Milton Keynes +6 7 £425 +9.67%
Northampton +10 6 £438 -18.37%
Berkshire +10 6 £445 +11.25%
Chester - 6 £453 -
Bedfordshire +8 5 £438 -
Surrey -2 5 £525 -4.54%
Bromley -11 5 £825 +32.00%
Scotland -14 5 £456 +14.06% 2
Bedford - 5 £438 -
Warrington - 5 £570 -
Leatherhead - 5 £525 -
Crawley - 5 £500 -

Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Java 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 Java Architect in the job title.

1 360 (100.00%) Java
2 152 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (36.67%) Spring
4 96 (26.67%) Oracle
5 59 (16.39%) Linux
6 58 (16.11%) SOA
6 58 (16.11%) MongoDB
7 57 (15.83%) JavaScript
8 52 (14.44%) SQL
8 52 (14.44%) Hibernate
9 51 (14.17%) J2EE
10 50 (13.89%) Scrum
11 49 (13.61%) Java EE
11 49 (13.61%) Web Services
11 49 (13.61%) Microservices
12 46 (12.78%) REST
13 44 (12.22%) Open Source
14 43 (11.94%) TDD
15 42 (11.67%) Maven
16 41 (11.39%) Security Cleared
17 40 (11.11%) Finance
18 39 (10.83%) XML
19 37 (10.28%) Software Architecture
20 36 (10.00%) Puppet
21 35 (9.72%) Git (software)
21 35 (9.72%) Spring Boot
22 34 (9.44%) SC Cleared
22 34 (9.44%) OO
23 33 (9.17%) HTML
24 32 (8.89%) JSON

Java 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 28 (7.78%) JBoss
2 21 (5.83%) WebLogic
3 19 (5.28%) WebSphere
4 17 (4.72%) Mule
4 17 (4.72%) Node.js
5 16 (4.44%) Confluence
6 13 (3.61%) Apache
7 12 (3.33%) CMS
8 10 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (2.78%) Tomcat
9 9 (2.50%) Apache Solr
10 8 (2.22%) Liferay
10 8 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (1.94%) nginx
12 5 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.83%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.83%) Mule ESB
14 3 (0.83%) WebLogic Portal
15 2 (0.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (1.39%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.28%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.67%) GitHub
3 6 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.56%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.56%) Heroku
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.28%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.28%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.28%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.28%) Route 53
5 1 (0.28%) SaaS
5 1 (0.28%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.39%) Internet
2 10 (2.78%) HTTP
3 3 (0.83%) LDAP
4 2 (0.56%) DNS
4 2 (0.56%) SSL
5 1 (0.28%) DHCP
5 1 (0.28%) FTP
5 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.28%) IPsec
5 1 (0.28%) Network Security
5 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (16.11%) MongoDB
2 21 (5.83%) NoSQL
3 18 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (4.72%) Relational Database
5 16 (4.44%) Big Data
6 15 (4.17%) Oracle Database
7 14 (3.89%) MySQL
8 12 (3.33%) Hadoop
9 11 (3.06%) Oracle OWB
10 10 (2.78%) DB2
11 6 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.39%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.11%) Couchbase
13 4 (1.11%) Hazelcast
14 3 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.83%) Redis
14 3 (0.83%) SQL Server
15 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
15 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
16 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 42 (11.67%) Maven
2 35 (9.72%) Git (software)
3 27 (7.50%) JIRA
4 22 (6.11%) Jenkins
5 19 (5.28%) JUnit
6 14 (3.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (3.06%) ClearQuest
8 10 (2.78%) SoapUI
8 10 (2.78%) WebDriver
9 8 (2.22%) Ant
10 7 (1.94%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.94%) Selenium
11 6 (1.67%) JBehave
12 5 (1.39%) Hudson
12 5 (1.39%) TestNG
13 3 (0.83%) Rational Application Developer
13 3 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
14 2 (0.56%) Gradle
14 2 (0.56%) jMock
14 2 (0.56%) Mockito
General
1 40 (11.11%) Finance
2 28 (7.78%) Banking
3 12 (3.33%) Retail
3 12 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.06%) Billing
4 11 (3.06%) Marketing
5 7 (1.94%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.11%) Front Office
6 4 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.28%) French Language
7 1 (0.28%) Games
7 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.28%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (36.67%) Spring
2 52 (14.44%) Hibernate
3 51 (14.17%) J2EE
4 49 (13.61%) Java EE
4 49 (13.61%) Web Services
5 46 (12.78%) REST
6 39 (10.83%) XML
7 35 (9.72%) Spring Boot
8 33 (9.17%) HTML
9 32 (8.89%) JSON
9 32 (8.89%) RESTful
10 28 (7.78%) SOAP
11 27 (7.50%) AngularJS
12 25 (6.94%) JPA
13 22 (6.11%) Middleware
13 22 (6.11%) RabbitMQ
14 20 (5.56%) JMS
15 19 (5.28%) CSS
16 18 (5.00%) HTML5
17 17 (4.72%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.39%) Blog
3 5 (1.39%) User Experience
4 4 (1.11%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.11%) Data Integration
5 3 (0.83%) Algorithms
5 3 (0.83%) Data Structures
5 3 (0.83%) Fintech
5 3 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.56%) DataPower
6 2 (0.56%) Derivative
6 2 (0.56%) Equities
6 2 (0.56%) Market Risk
6 2 (0.56%) Online Banking
6 2 (0.56%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.28%) iPad
7 1 (0.28%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 59 (16.39%) Linux
2 20 (5.56%) Unix
3 5 (1.39%) AIX
4 4 (1.11%) Windows
5 3 (0.83%) Solaris
6 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.56%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.28%) Android
7 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (16.11%) SOA
3 50 (13.89%) Scrum
4 49 (13.61%) Microservices
5 44 (12.22%) Open Source
6 43 (11.94%) TDD
7 37 (10.28%) Software Architecture
8 34 (9.44%) OO
9 31 (8.61%) Mentoring
10 29 (8.06%) Technical Architecture
10 29 (8.06%) UML
11 28 (7.78%) E-Commerce
11 28 (7.78%) Enterprise Architecture
12 25 (6.94%) SDLC
13 23 (6.39%) Data Modelling
14 22 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (6.11%) RUP
15 20 (5.56%) Content Management
15 20 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (5.28%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 360 (100.00%) Java
2 57 (15.83%) JavaScript
3 52 (14.44%) SQL
4 21 (5.83%) Scala
5 17 (4.72%) PL/SQL
5 17 (4.72%) Python
6 15 (4.17%) C++
7 11 (3.06%) Groovy
8 9 (2.50%) C
9 5 (1.39%) Perl
9 5 (1.39%) Ruby
9 5 (1.39%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.11%) PHP
11 3 (0.83%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.83%) C#
12 1 (0.28%) Clojure
12 1 (0.28%) Korn
12 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.28%) sed
12 1 (0.28%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 41 (11.39%) Security Cleared
2 34 (9.44%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.50%) Degree
4 8 (2.22%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.39%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) CEH
7 1 (0.28%) CISA
7 1 (0.28%) CISM
7 1 (0.28%) CISSP
7 1 (0.28%) CRISC
7 1 (0.28%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.17%) QA
2 14 (3.89%) ISO 9001
2 14 (3.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) SEPA
System Software
1 17 (4.72%) Docker
2 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.56%) vCloud
3 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (10.00%) Puppet
2 11 (3.06%) Graphite
3 7 (1.94%) Grafana
4 4 (1.11%) Ansible
4 4 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.83%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.28%) Nagios
6 1 (0.28%) Nessus
6 1 (0.28%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 96 (26.67%) Oracle
2 16 (4.44%) IBM
3 13 (3.61%) Google
4 12 (3.33%) WSO2
5 10 (2.78%) MuleSoft
6 5 (1.39%) AppDynamics
6 5 (1.39%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.11%) Adobe
7 4 (1.11%) ATG
7 4 (1.11%) Informatica
7 4 (1.11%) TIBCO
8 3 (0.83%) Guidewire
8 3 (0.83%) hybris
8 3 (0.83%) Pega
8 3 (0.83%) Siebel
8 3 (0.83%) Talend
8 3 (0.83%) Teradata
9 2 (0.56%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.56%) Sitecore
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