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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Architect
Rank 529 533 533
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 91 78 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 46 27
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£540 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £600
% change year-on-year
+0.05% -16.66%
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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

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 27 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 31 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 89 £541 +23.71% 18
London +19 46 £550 +7.31% 7
North West -6 22 £550 +22.22% 3
Manchester +3 12 £460 +2.22% 2
City of London -1 12 £588 -21.66% 3
Cheshire - 9 £550 - 1
Croydon - 7 £543 -
East of England -7 5 £500 +21.95%
South East -10 5 £440 +10.00% 1
East Midlands +2 4 £563 +21.62% 1
West Midlands - 4 £425 -
Ipswich - 4 £500 -
Warrington - 4 £550 - 1
Suffolk - 4 £500 -
Northamptonshire -2 3 £550 +10.00%
Telford - 3 £425 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £383 -
Shropshire - 3 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £383 -
Hampshire -6 2 £490 +26.45%
Knutsford - 2 £550 -
Southampton - 2 £490 -
Wales -8 1 £375 -28.57%
Cambridgeshire -10 1 £425 +3.65%
Tyne and Wear - 1 £490 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £490 - 1
North East - 1 £490 - 1

Java Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 143 (100.00%) Java
2 61 (42.66%) Spring
3 56 (39.16%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (31.47%) Oracle
5 41 (28.67%) Hibernate
6 34 (23.78%) Finance
6 34 (23.78%) J2EE
7 33 (23.08%) Linux
8 32 (22.38%) SOA
9 28 (19.58%) JBoss
10 27 (18.88%) TDD
10 27 (18.88%) Scrum
11 26 (18.18%) SQL
11 26 (18.18%) Open Source
12 23 (16.08%) Java EE
13 22 (15.38%) REST
13 22 (15.38%) Web Services
13 22 (15.38%) Jenkins
14 21 (14.69%) E-Commerce
15 20 (13.99%) SOAP
15 20 (13.99%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (13.29%) UNIX
16 19 (13.29%) XML
16 19 (13.29%) Apache Camel
16 19 (13.29%) DevOps
17 18 (12.59%) JavaScript
17 18 (12.59%) HTML
18 17 (11.89%) MVC
18 17 (11.89%) JIRA
19 16 (11.19%) Banking

Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 28 (19.58%) JBoss
2 15 (10.49%) Apache
3 13 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 12 (8.39%) Tomcat
5 11 (7.69%) Mule
6 10 (6.99%) nginx
6 10 (6.99%) Node.js
7 9 (6.29%) Confluence
7 9 (6.29%) WebSphere
8 8 (5.59%) Mule ESB
9 6 (4.20%) Apache TomEE
9 6 (4.20%) Tornado
9 6 (4.20%) WildFly
9 6 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (4.20%) GlassFish
9 6 (4.20%) Jetty
9 6 (4.20%) Liferay
9 6 (4.20%) iPlanet
10 5 (3.50%) Apache Solr
10 5 (3.50%) Alfresco
Applications
1 4 (2.80%) MS Office
1 4 (2.80%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.49%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.20%) OpenShift
3 4 (2.80%) GitHub
4 2 (1.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (1.40%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.70%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.70%) Force.com
5 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.70%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.70%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.90%) HTTP
2 6 (4.20%) Internet
2 6 (4.20%) OpenLDAP
3 4 (2.80%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.79%) MongoDB
1 14 (9.79%) Relational Database
2 13 (9.09%) MySQL
3 9 (6.29%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (5.59%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.59%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.90%) Big Data
5 7 (4.90%) Redis
6 6 (4.20%) Riak
6 6 (4.20%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.50%) InterSystems Cache
7 5 (3.50%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.50%) Infinispan
8 4 (2.80%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.40%) HBase
9 2 (1.40%) DB2
9 2 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.40%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.40%) Impala
Development Applications
1 22 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 17 (11.89%) JIRA
3 15 (10.49%) Maven
4 14 (9.79%) JUnit
4 14 (9.79%) Git (software)
5 10 (6.99%) Selenium
6 7 (4.90%) JMeter
7 6 (4.20%) Mocha
7 6 (4.20%) Hudson
7 6 (4.20%) Gerrit
7 6 (4.20%) Gradle
7 6 (4.20%) Artifactory
7 6 (4.20%) SonarQube
8 5 (3.50%) Ant
8 5 (3.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (2.80%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.10%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.40%) Subversion
12 1 (0.70%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.70%) ClearCase
General
1 34 (23.78%) Finance
2 16 (11.19%) Banking
3 5 (3.50%) Retail
3 5 (3.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.70%) French Language
4 1 (0.70%) Legal
4 1 (0.70%) Publishing
4 1 (0.70%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (42.66%) Spring
2 41 (28.67%) Hibernate
3 34 (23.78%) J2EE
4 23 (16.08%) Java EE
5 22 (15.38%) REST
5 22 (15.38%) Web Services
6 20 (13.99%) SOAP
7 19 (13.29%) XML
7 19 (13.29%) Apache Camel
8 18 (12.59%) HTML
9 16 (11.19%) AngularJS
10 15 (10.49%) Struts
11 13 (9.09%) HTML5
12 12 (8.39%) Apache CXF
12 12 (8.39%) RESTful
12 12 (8.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (8.39%) JSON
13 11 (7.69%) Spring MVC
13 11 (7.69%) CSS
13 11 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (4.20%) W3C
2 6 (4.20%) Clustering
3 4 (2.80%) Market Risk
4 3 (2.10%) Blog
4 3 (2.10%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.40%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.70%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.70%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.70%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.70%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.70%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.70%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 33 (23.08%) Linux
2 19 (13.29%) UNIX
3 9 (6.29%) Windows
4 6 (4.20%) Ubuntu
4 6 (4.20%) CentOS
5 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (39.16%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (22.38%) SOA
3 27 (18.88%) TDD
3 27 (18.88%) Scrum
4 26 (18.18%) Open Source
5 21 (14.69%) E-Commerce
6 20 (13.99%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (13.29%) DevOps
8 17 (11.89%) MVC
9 16 (11.19%) UML
10 14 (9.79%) Microservices
11 13 (9.09%) Mentoring
12 12 (8.39%) Functional Programming
13 9 (6.29%) Software Architecture
13 9 (6.29%) Systems Analysis
13 9 (6.29%) Technical Architecture
14 8 (5.59%) Business Analysis
14 8 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (5.59%) BDD
15 7 (4.90%) OO
Programming Languages
1 143 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (18.18%) SQL
3 18 (12.59%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.99%) Scala
5 5 (3.50%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.80%) Groovy
7 3 (2.10%) Ruby
7 3 (2.10%) Python
8 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.70%) Perl
8 1 (0.70%) Clojure
8 1 (0.70%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 12 (8.39%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.40%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.80%) ISO 9001
1 4 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.80%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.69%) Squid
2 6 (4.20%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.20%) Varnish
2 6 (4.20%) vCloud
2 6 (4.20%) Docker
3 5 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (6.29%) Puppet
2 6 (4.20%) HAProxy
2 6 (4.20%) Ansible
2 6 (4.20%) logstash
2 6 (4.20%) Salt
2 6 (4.20%) Kibana
2 6 (4.20%) Rundeck
2 6 (4.20%) ZABBIX
3 3 (2.10%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.70%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 45 (31.47%) Oracle
2 13 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.20%) VMware
3 6 (4.20%) Pega
3 6 (4.20%) Splunk
4 5 (3.50%) Twitter
5 4 (2.80%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.10%) ForgeRock
6 3 (2.10%) AppDynamics
6 3 (2.10%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.40%) ATG
7 2 (1.40%) Google
8 1 (0.70%) GigaSpaces
8 1 (0.70%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.70%) webMethods
8 1 (0.70%) IBM
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.70%) HP
8 1 (0.70%) CA
8 1 (0.70%) Informatica
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