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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Architect
Rank 468 460 452
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 151 141 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 84 95
Average daily rate £525 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £582 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £529 £500 £444
% change year-on-year
+5.80% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 134 £525 +5.00% 35
London +24 64 £506 +1.25% 19
South East +3 21 £525 -2.32% 6
North West -17 20 £550 +10.00% 1
Scotland +5 16 £500 -11.11% 3
Cheshire +7 15 £550 +31.10% 1
Surrey +3 12 £525 -3.44% 1
Warrington - 12 £550 - 1
Edinburgh -5 11 £525 +10.52% 3
South West -6 8 £463 -15.90% 1
Wiltshire - 8 £463 -
Croydon -8 6 £500 -9.09%
East Midlands -18 6 £425 -17.07% 1
North East -19 6 £517 +14.77%
Leatherhead - 6 £513 - 1
City of London +39 5 £600 +2.56% 5
Glasgow +13 5 £350 -46.15%
East of England -17 5 £425 -5.55% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £517 -
Leicestershire - 5 - -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £517 -
Yorkshire -8 4 £650 +26.82% 5
Docklands, London +9 3 £478 +24.96%
Oxford +3 3 £620 -4.61%
Berkshire +2 3 £445 -1.65% 1
Oxfordshire -1 3 £620 +27.17% 1
West Yorkshire -4 3 £650 +26.82% 4
Hertfordshire -4 3 - - 1
Leeds -15 3 £650 +13.04% 4
Manchester -19 3 £550 +15.78%

Java Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 309 (100.00%) Java
2 117 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (34.63%) Spring
4 69 (22.33%) Oracle
5 65 (21.04%) JavaScript
6 58 (18.77%) SOA
7 55 (17.80%) Hibernate
8 50 (16.18%) HTML
9 49 (15.86%) Web Services
10 47 (15.21%) J2EE
11 44 (14.24%) SQL
12 41 (13.27%) UML
12 41 (13.27%) Security Cleared
13 40 (12.94%) REST
14 39 (12.62%) XML
15 37 (11.97%) Microservices
16 36 (11.65%) Relational Database
16 36 (11.65%) Scrum
16 36 (11.65%) Java EE
17 35 (11.33%) Finance
18 33 (10.68%) SOAP
18 33 (10.68%) Open Source
18 33 (10.68%) SC Cleared
19 31 (10.03%) Mentoring
19 31 (10.03%) OO
20 30 (9.71%) CSS
21 29 (9.39%) Enterprise Architecture
21 29 (9.39%) Linux
21 29 (9.39%) NoSQL
22 28 (9.06%) AngularJS

Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (8.09%) CMS
2 24 (7.77%) JBoss
3 21 (6.80%) WebSphere
4 16 (5.18%) WebLogic
5 12 (3.88%) Node.js
6 11 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (3.56%) Mule
7 10 (3.24%) Apache Solr
8 8 (2.59%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (2.27%) Mule ESB
10 6 (1.94%) Apache
10 6 (1.94%) Confluence
10 6 (1.94%) Jetty
11 5 (1.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (1.62%) Liferay
11 5 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (1.29%) nginx
12 4 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (1.29%) SharePoint
12 4 (1.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (3.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) MS Office
2 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.32%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.29%) IaaS
3 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.97%) GitHub
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.32%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.32%) SaaS
5 1 (0.32%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.74%) Internet
2 3 (0.97%) DNS
3 2 (0.65%) ASN.1
3 2 (0.65%) Firewall
3 2 (0.65%) HTTP
3 2 (0.65%) LDAP
3 2 (0.65%) SSL
4 1 (0.32%) DHCP
4 1 (0.32%) FTP
4 1 (0.32%) IPsec
4 1 (0.32%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.65%) Relational Database
2 29 (9.39%) NoSQL
3 27 (8.74%) MongoDB
4 18 (5.83%) Oracle Database
5 16 (5.18%) Big Data
6 15 (4.85%) Hadoop
7 14 (4.53%) MySQL
8 13 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.91%) DB2
10 8 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.97%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.97%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.97%) Redis
14 2 (0.65%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.65%) HBase
14 2 (0.65%) Impala
14 2 (0.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (7.44%) Maven
2 22 (7.12%) Jenkins
3 18 (5.83%) JIRA
3 18 (5.83%) JUnit
4 13 (4.21%) Git (software)
5 11 (3.56%) Ant
6 9 (2.91%) JBehave
6 9 (2.91%) Selenium
7 7 (2.27%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.94%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.29%) JIRA Agile
9 4 (1.29%) Rational Application Developer
9 4 (1.29%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.97%) Hudson
10 3 (0.97%) JMeter
10 3 (0.97%) Mockito
11 2 (0.65%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.65%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (11.33%) Finance
2 23 (7.44%) Banking
3 16 (5.18%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.21%) Games
5 12 (3.88%) Billing
6 10 (3.24%) Retail
7 8 (2.59%) Marketing
8 6 (1.94%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.29%) Front Office
10 3 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.65%) French Language
12 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.32%) Electronics
12 1 (0.32%) Legal
12 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (34.63%) Spring
2 55 (17.80%) Hibernate
3 50 (16.18%) HTML
4 49 (15.86%) Web Services
5 47 (15.21%) J2EE
6 40 (12.94%) REST
7 39 (12.62%) XML
8 36 (11.65%) Java EE
9 33 (10.68%) SOAP
10 30 (9.71%) CSS
11 28 (9.06%) AngularJS
12 25 (8.09%) RESTful
13 23 (7.44%) JSP
14 21 (6.80%) jQuery
14 21 (6.80%) JSON
15 20 (6.47%) JPA
16 19 (6.15%) .NET
17 17 (5.50%) HTML5
17 17 (5.50%) JSF
17 17 (5.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.18%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (4.21%) Online Games
3 11 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.59%) Social Media
4 8 (2.59%) Visualisation
5 7 (2.27%) User Experience
6 4 (1.29%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.29%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.29%) Online Banking
7 3 (0.97%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.97%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.97%) Market Risk
7 3 (0.97%) PKI
8 2 (0.65%) Blog
8 2 (0.65%) Clustering
9 1 (0.32%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.32%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.32%) Life Science
9 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.39%) Linux
2 24 (7.77%) Unix
3 6 (1.94%) AIX
3 6 (1.94%) Solaris
4 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.65%) Windows
5 1 (0.32%) Android
5 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.32%) CentOS
5 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.32%) MVS
5 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (18.77%) SOA
3 41 (13.27%) UML
4 37 (11.97%) Microservices
5 36 (11.65%) Scrum
6 33 (10.68%) Open Source
7 31 (10.03%) Mentoring
7 31 (10.03%) OO
8 29 (9.39%) Enterprise Architecture
9 26 (8.41%) TOGAF
10 24 (7.77%) Content Management
11 23 (7.44%) Data Modelling
11 23 (7.44%) TDD
12 21 (6.80%) E-Commerce
13 18 (5.83%) DevOps
14 17 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (5.18%) SDLC
16 15 (4.85%) Migration
17 14 (4.53%) Use Case
18 13 (4.21%) Website Architecture
Programming Languages
1 309 (100.00%) Java
2 65 (21.04%) JavaScript
3 44 (14.24%) SQL
4 24 (7.77%) Python
5 15 (4.85%) PL/SQL
6 11 (3.56%) Ruby
6 11 (3.56%) Scala
7 9 (2.91%) Groovy
7 9 (2.91%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.59%) C++
9 5 (1.62%) Perl
10 4 (1.29%) C#
10 4 (1.29%) PHP
11 2 (0.65%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.65%) R
12 1 (0.32%) AWK
12 1 (0.32%) Clojure
12 1 (0.32%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.32%) sed
12 1 (0.32%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 41 (13.27%) Security Cleared
2 33 (10.68%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.91%) DV Cleared
4 8 (2.59%) Degree
5 4 (1.29%) BC Cleared
5 4 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.15%) ISO 9001
1 19 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.24%) QA
3 2 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (1.94%) Docker
2 2 (0.65%) HDFS
2 2 (0.65%) Platform Symphony
2 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.32%) NFS
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.32%) vCloud
3 1 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (3.24%) Puppet
3 3 (0.97%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.97%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.97%) OpenAM
3 3 (0.97%) OpenSSO
3 3 (0.97%) StatsD
4 2 (0.65%) Ansible
5 1 (0.32%) Bareos
5 1 (0.32%) Graylog
5 1 (0.32%) Nagios
5 1 (0.32%) Salt
5 1 (0.32%) yum
Vendors
1 69 (22.33%) Oracle
2 14 (4.53%) IBM
3 7 (2.27%) hybris
3 7 (2.27%) Red Hat
3 7 (2.27%) TIBCO
4 6 (1.94%) ATG
4 6 (1.94%) Google
4 6 (1.94%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.62%) Apigee
5 5 (1.62%) BEA
5 5 (1.62%) Endeca
6 4 (1.29%) Adobe
7 3 (0.97%) ForgeRock
7 3 (0.97%) Informatica
7 3 (0.97%) MuleSoft
7 3 (0.97%) webMethods
8 2 (0.65%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.65%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.65%) SaltStack
8 2 (0.65%) Tableau
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