The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Architect
Rank 514 522 528
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 79 46 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.090% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.097% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 28 45
Average daily rate
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£500 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £443 £412
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £780
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £600 £425
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +41.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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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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 -8 63 £438 -10.25% 17
London -6 25 £525 +10.52% 10
Scotland - 14 £450 -
South West -15 13 £525 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 12 £410 - 2
East of England - 12 £410 - 3
Cambridge - 10 £438 - 2
Edinburgh - 9 £450 -
South East -5 5 £400 -25.58%
Bristol -17 5 £525 -
City of London +9 4 £750 +57.89% 2
Surrey - 4 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £350 -
Leeds - 4 £350 -
Yorkshire - 4 £350 -
North West -2 2 £450 -25.00%
East Midlands -3 2 £463 -22.91%
North East - - - - 2
Tyne and Wear - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Harrogate - - - -

Java Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 140 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (37.14%) OO
3 47 (33.57%) J2EE
4 45 (32.14%) SOA
5 43 (30.71%) Web Services
6 36 (25.71%) Hibernate
7 35 (25.00%) Oracle
8 34 (24.29%) Scala
9 32 (22.86%) UML
10 31 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (22.14%) TDD
11 30 (21.43%) JBoss
12 27 (19.29%) Spring
12 27 (19.29%) BDD
13 25 (17.86%) JPA
13 25 (17.86%) Scrum
13 25 (17.86%) SQL
14 24 (17.14%) JSF
15 23 (16.43%) Finance
15 23 (16.43%) UNIX
16 21 (15.00%) Multithreading
17 19 (13.57%) Akka
17 19 (13.57%) Play Framework
18 17 (12.14%) Banking
18 17 (12.14%) Linux
19 16 (11.43%) Java EE
19 16 (11.43%) RichFaces
20 15 (10.71%) REST
20 15 (10.71%) OSGi
21 14 (10.00%) Web Development

Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 14 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 12 (8.57%) Apache
3 10 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 10 (7.14%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (2.14%) Drupal
4 3 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.14%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.71%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.71%) IIS
6 1 (0.71%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.71%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.71%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.29%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
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 (8.57%) CouchDB
2 11 (7.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (7.14%) Big Data
4 9 (6.43%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.43%) Hadoop
5 6 (4.29%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.57%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.86%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.14%) MySQL
8 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.14%) Redis
9 2 (1.43%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.71%) HBase
10 1 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (6.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.14%) Subversion
2 3 (2.14%) JUnit
3 2 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.43%) Maven
3 2 (1.43%) Hudson
3 2 (1.43%) Ant
3 2 (1.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.71%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.71%) FindBugs
4 1 (0.71%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.71%) Gradle
4 1 (0.71%) Checkstyle
4 1 (0.71%) JIRA
4 1 (0.71%) Selenium
4 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.71%) Log4j
General
1 23 (16.43%) Finance
2 17 (12.14%) Banking
3 7 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.14%) Front Office
4 3 (2.14%) Back Office
5 2 (1.43%) Games
6 1 (0.71%) Law
6 1 (0.71%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (33.57%) J2EE
2 43 (30.71%) Web Services
3 36 (25.71%) Hibernate
4 27 (19.29%) Spring
5 25 (17.86%) JPA
6 24 (17.14%) JSF
7 19 (13.57%) Akka
7 19 (13.57%) Play Framework
8 16 (11.43%) RichFaces
8 16 (11.43%) Java EE
9 15 (10.71%) OSGi
9 15 (10.71%) REST
10 14 (10.00%) J2SE
11 13 (9.29%) Apache CXF
12 12 (8.57%) JMS
12 12 (8.57%) Batik
12 12 (8.57%) SVG
13 11 (7.86%) HTML
14 10 (7.14%) XML
14 10 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.14%) Open Source
2 5 (3.57%) Clustering
3 4 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.14%) Derivative
5 1 (0.71%) Statistics
5 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.71%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.43%) UNIX
2 17 (12.14%) Linux
3 10 (7.14%) Solaris
4 9 (6.43%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.43%) 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 52 (37.14%) OO
2 45 (32.14%) SOA
3 32 (22.86%) UML
4 31 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (22.14%) TDD
5 27 (19.29%) BDD
6 25 (17.86%) Scrum
7 21 (15.00%) Multithreading
8 14 (10.00%) Web Development
9 13 (9.29%) Process Management
10 12 (8.57%) MVC
11 10 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (7.14%) Use Case
12 9 (6.43%) Data Modelling
13 8 (5.71%) Workflow
13 8 (5.71%) OOA/OOD
14 7 (5.00%) OOP
14 7 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (4.29%) Low Latency
16 5 (3.57%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 140 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (24.29%) Scala
3 25 (17.86%) SQL
4 10 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.71%) Perl
6 6 (4.29%) PL/SQL
6 6 (4.29%) Python
7 4 (2.86%) Groovy
7 4 (2.86%) C++
8 3 (2.14%) C#
8 3 (2.14%) PHP
8 3 (2.14%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.14%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.71%) Ruby
9 1 (0.71%) XPath
9 1 (0.71%) XQuery
9 1 (0.71%) R
9 1 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.43%) Puppet
1 2 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.71%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 35 (25.00%) Oracle
2 30 (21.43%) JBoss
3 12 (8.57%) Sybase
4 10 (7.14%) Sun
5 8 (5.71%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.14%) Twitter
6 3 (2.14%) Zend
7 2 (1.43%) Informatica
7 2 (1.43%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.71%) Mercator
8 1 (0.71%) ForgeRock
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago