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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Architect
Rank 542 530 532
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 69 53 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.099% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 38 41
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£450 £500 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £393 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
51961 49585 53705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.02% 92.76% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 31503 29488 30138
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2007 2141 2629
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 2 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 2 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 -9 55 £450 -10.00% 22
London +4 25 £475 -5.00% 10
Scotland -2 12 £450 +24.13% 1
Cambridgeshire - 10 £410 - 1
East of England - 10 £410 - 1
South West -26 8 - - 1
Cambridge - 8 £475 - 1
City of London +26 4 £750 +57.89% 7
Glasgow -18 4 - - 1
Edinburgh - 4 £475 -
Leeds - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 - -
Yorkshire - 4 - -
South East -2 3 £394 -26.74% 3
East Midlands +3 2 £463 -22.91%
North West -7 2 £475 -20.83% 7
Berkshire - 2 £400 - 1
Northamptonshire -4 1 £500 -16.66%
Reading - 1 - -
Surbiton - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Chester - - - -
Chippenham - - - -

Java Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 141 (100.00%) Java
2 49 (34.75%) J2EE
3 48 (34.04%) OO
4 39 (27.66%) Oracle
5 36 (25.53%) Hibernate
6 34 (24.11%) SOA
7 32 (22.70%) Web Services
8 31 (21.99%) UML
9 30 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (21.28%) Scala
10 29 (20.57%) UNIX
11 28 (19.86%) SQL
11 28 (19.86%) Spring
12 27 (19.15%) TDD
12 27 (19.15%) Finance
13 26 (18.44%) Scrum
14 24 (17.02%) JBoss
15 23 (16.31%) Multithreading
15 23 (16.31%) BDD
16 21 (14.89%) JPA
17 20 (14.18%) Linux
17 20 (14.18%) JSF
18 17 (12.06%) J2SE
18 17 (12.06%) XML
19 16 (11.35%) WebLogic
19 16 (11.35%) Tomcat
19 16 (11.35%) Banking
19 16 (11.35%) Mentoring
20 14 (9.93%) Apache
20 14 (9.93%) JMS

Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 16 (11.35%) WebLogic
1 16 (11.35%) Tomcat
2 14 (9.93%) Apache
3 12 (8.51%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (2.84%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.13%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (1.42%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.71%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.71%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.51%) Cloud Computing
1 12 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) ATM
1 1 (0.71%) VoIP
1 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.51%) CouchDB
1 12 (8.51%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (7.09%) Big Data
3 9 (6.38%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.38%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.26%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.55%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.84%) Redis
6 4 (2.84%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.71%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.71%) HBase
Development Applications
1 11 (7.80%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.26%) JUnit
3 5 (3.55%) Maven
3 5 (3.55%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.84%) Ant
4 4 (2.84%) Hudson
5 3 (2.13%) Subversion
5 3 (2.13%) JIRA
5 3 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.42%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.42%) Selenium
7 1 (0.71%) jMock
7 1 (0.71%) Checkstyle
7 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.71%) Log4j
7 1 (0.71%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.71%) FindBugs
7 1 (0.71%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.71%) Gradle
7 1 (0.71%) JBehave
General
1 27 (19.15%) Finance
2 16 (11.35%) Banking
3 7 (4.96%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.13%) Front Office
4 3 (2.13%) Back Office
5 2 (1.42%) Games
6 1 (0.71%) Law
6 1 (0.71%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (34.75%) J2EE
2 36 (25.53%) Hibernate
3 32 (22.70%) Web Services
4 28 (19.86%) Spring
5 21 (14.89%) JPA
6 20 (14.18%) JSF
7 17 (12.06%) XML
7 17 (12.06%) J2SE
8 14 (9.93%) JMS
8 14 (9.93%) Akka
8 14 (9.93%) Play Framework
9 12 (8.51%) Apache CXF
9 12 (8.51%) SVG
9 12 (8.51%) Batik
10 11 (7.80%) RichFaces
10 11 (7.80%) OSGi
11 10 (7.09%) REST
12 9 (6.38%) Apache Camel
12 9 (6.38%) jQuery
12 9 (6.38%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.26%) Open Source
2 5 (3.55%) Clustering
3 3 (2.13%) Derivative
4 1 (0.71%) Statistics
4 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.57%) UNIX
2 20 (14.18%) Linux
3 13 (9.22%) Solaris
4 12 (8.51%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.42%) Android
6 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.71%) MVS
6 1 (0.71%) VME
6 1 (0.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.04%) OO
2 34 (24.11%) SOA
3 31 (21.99%) UML
4 30 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (19.15%) TDD
6 26 (18.44%) Scrum
7 23 (16.31%) Multithreading
7 23 (16.31%) BDD
8 16 (11.35%) Mentoring
9 13 (9.22%) Web Development
9 13 (9.22%) Process Management
10 12 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (8.51%) Use Case
11 10 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (6.38%) Data Modelling
12 9 (6.38%) OOP
13 8 (5.67%) E-Commerce
13 8 (5.67%) MVC
14 7 (4.96%) Capacity Planning
15 5 (3.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 141 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (21.28%) Scala
3 28 (19.86%) SQL
4 11 (7.80%) Perl
5 6 (4.26%) PL/SQL
5 6 (4.26%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.13%) C++
6 3 (2.13%) Python
6 3 (2.13%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.13%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.13%) Groovy
7 2 (1.42%) C#
8 1 (0.71%) XQuery
8 1 (0.71%) Ruby
8 1 (0.71%) XPath
8 1 (0.71%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (6.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.42%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) Puppet
1 2 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.71%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 39 (27.66%) Oracle
2 24 (17.02%) JBoss
3 13 (9.22%) Sun
4 12 (8.51%) Sybase
5 11 (7.80%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.55%) Guidewire
7 4 (2.84%) Twitter
8 2 (1.42%) Informatica
8 2 (1.42%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.42%) Adobe
9 1 (0.71%) Mercator
9 1 (0.71%) IBM
9 1 (0.71%) ForgeRock
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