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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Architect
Rank 515 517 498
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 63 58 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 46 32
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£469 £500 £511
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £435 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £590 £673
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £500 £471
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.10%
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
50025 48432 42510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.39% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 30372 29064 24408
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1969 2003 2177
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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 30 March 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 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 30 March 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 +9 60 £463 -7.50% 15
London +11 20 £488 -11.36% 5
East of England +19 15 £394 -17.10% 3
East Midlands +1 12 £526 - 1
Northamptonshire -2 9 £513 - 1
South East -13 8 £388 -22.50% 1
City of London +21 6 £463 -42.18% 2
Edinburgh -14 3 £475 -5.00%
North West -19 3 £500 +2.56% 1
Scotland -26 3 £475 -5.00%
Berkshire -2 1 £325 - 1
Buckinghamshire -4 1 £450 -10.00%
West Midlands -8 1 £425 -15.00%
South West -11 1 £450 -10.00% 2
Manchester -15 1 £500 +5.26% 1
Surrey - 1 £550 -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Midlands - - - - 2
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Luton - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 1

Java Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (36.19%) Spring
3 32 (30.48%) J2EE
4 29 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (24.76%) Hibernate
6 22 (20.95%) Java EE
7 21 (20.00%) Oracle
8 20 (19.05%) Scrum
9 18 (17.14%) TDD
9 18 (17.14%) Open Source
9 18 (17.14%) Elasticsearch
10 17 (16.19%) Couchbase
11 16 (15.24%) Web Services
12 15 (14.29%) XML
13 14 (13.33%) Finance
13 14 (13.33%) Maven
13 14 (13.33%) Scala
14 12 (11.43%) BDD
14 12 (11.43%) REST
14 12 (11.43%) SQL
14 12 (11.43%) SOA
15 11 (10.48%) Banking
16 10 (9.52%) JMS
16 10 (9.52%) JavaScript
16 10 (9.52%) SOAP
16 10 (9.52%) Linux
16 10 (9.52%) Jenkins
16 10 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (9.52%) RESTful
17 9 (8.57%) Struts

Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 18 (17.14%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (6.67%) Apache
3 6 (5.71%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.71%) JBoss
4 5 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.76%) Mule
5 4 (3.81%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.86%) Node.js
7 2 (1.90%) Confluence
7 2 (1.90%) CMS
8 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.95%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.95%) SAS
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.95%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.95%) GitHub
2 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) HTTP
2 1 (0.95%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.19%) Couchbase
2 9 (8.57%) MySQL
3 8 (7.62%) Oracle Database
3 8 (7.62%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.62%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (5.71%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.81%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.81%) Big Data
6 3 (2.86%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.90%) Jackrabbit
7 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.90%) Redis
7 2 (1.90%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.95%) Riak
8 1 (0.95%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.95%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 14 (13.33%) Maven
2 10 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.57%) JIRA
4 8 (7.62%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (3.81%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.81%) Hudson
6 4 (3.81%) Subversion
7 3 (2.86%) Ant
8 1 (0.95%) JUnit
8 1 (0.95%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.95%) TestNG
8 1 (0.95%) Selenium
8 1 (0.95%) YourKit
General
1 14 (13.33%) Finance
2 11 (10.48%) Banking
3 2 (1.90%) Retail
3 2 (1.90%) Legal
4 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.95%) Front Office
4 1 (0.95%) Back Office
4 1 (0.95%) French Language
4 1 (0.95%) Norwegian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (36.19%) Spring
2 32 (30.48%) J2EE
3 26 (24.76%) Hibernate
4 22 (20.95%) Java EE
5 16 (15.24%) Web Services
6 15 (14.29%) XML
7 12 (11.43%) REST
8 10 (9.52%) RESTful
8 10 (9.52%) JMS
8 10 (9.52%) SOAP
9 9 (8.57%) Struts
10 7 (6.67%) JSP
10 7 (6.67%) EJB
10 7 (6.67%) CSS
10 7 (6.67%) HTML
10 7 (6.67%) JPA
11 5 (4.76%) jQuery
11 5 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
11 5 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.14%) Open Source
2 7 (6.67%) Clustering
3 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.90%) PKI
5 1 (0.95%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.95%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.95%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.95%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.95%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.95%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.95%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.52%) Linux
2 7 (6.67%) UNIX
3 4 (3.81%) Windows
4 2 (1.90%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.90%) Android
5 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.95%) AIX
5 1 (0.95%) Solaris
5 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.05%) Scrum
3 18 (17.14%) TDD
4 12 (11.43%) SOA
4 12 (11.43%) BDD
5 10 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (8.57%) MVC
7 7 (6.67%) Functional Programming
8 6 (5.71%) DevOps
8 6 (5.71%) OO
9 5 (4.76%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.76%) UML
9 5 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (3.81%) Multithreading
10 4 (3.81%) Kanban
10 4 (3.81%) OWASP
10 4 (3.81%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (2.86%) Business Analysis
11 3 (2.86%) TOGAF
11 3 (2.86%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 105 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (13.33%) Scala
3 12 (11.43%) SQL
4 10 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.95%) Ruby
6 1 (0.95%) Clojure
6 1 (0.95%) Golang
Qualifications
1 4 (3.81%) Degree
1 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) Docker
2 1 (0.95%) HDFS
2 1 (0.95%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.86%) OpenAM
2 2 (1.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (3.81%) Atlassian
2 4 (3.81%) Red Hat
2 4 (3.81%) TIBCO
3 3 (2.86%) ForgeRock
4 1 (0.95%) BEA
4 1 (0.95%) ATG
4 1 (0.95%) OpenText
4 1 (0.95%) RedDot
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