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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Architect
Rank 523 480 491
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 60 73 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 47 38
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£475 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £663 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 January 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 January 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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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 -21 58 £469 -6.25% 19
East of England +12 17 £450 +2.85% 2
London -27 16 £569 +11.79% 8
East Midlands +27 15 £526 - 2
Northamptonshire +9 14 £513 - 1
Hertfordshire - 11 £400 - 1
South East 0 5 £325 -13.33% 6
South West - 3 £575 -
Edinburgh -5 2 £475 -9.52%
Scotland -17 2 £475 +18.75% 2
City of London +8 1 - - 1
Berkshire +3 1 £325 - 3
West Midlands -2 1 - -
West Yorkshire -7 1 £450 - 1
Yorkshire -8 1 £450 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £475 -
Reading - 1 £325 -
Surbiton - - - -
Swansea - - - -
West Drayton - - - - 1
York - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Egham - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - - 2
Leeds - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Birmingham - - - -

Java Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (40.87%) J2EE
3 42 (36.52%) Spring
4 34 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (26.96%) Hibernate
6 23 (20.00%) Scrum
7 22 (19.13%) SOA
8 21 (18.26%) XML
9 20 (17.39%) TDD
9 20 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
10 18 (15.65%) REST
11 17 (14.78%) Couchbase
11 17 (14.78%) Web Services
12 16 (13.91%) Oracle
12 16 (13.91%) Scala
13 15 (13.04%) Open Source
13 15 (13.04%) Finance
13 15 (13.04%) Java EE
14 14 (12.17%) Maven
14 14 (12.17%) JavaScript
15 13 (11.30%) OO
16 12 (10.43%) SOAP
16 12 (10.43%) Banking
16 12 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (10.43%) Jenkins
17 11 (9.57%) BDD
17 11 (9.57%) UNIX
17 11 (9.57%) HTML
17 11 (9.57%) EJB
17 11 (9.57%) JMS

Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (6.96%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.09%) JBoss
3 7 (6.09%) Apache
3 7 (6.09%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.48%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.61%) Mule
5 3 (2.61%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.74%) Liferay
6 2 (1.74%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (1.74%) Confluence
7 1 (0.87%) GemFire
7 1 (0.87%) Node.js
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.87%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.87%) WildFly
7 1 (0.87%) CMS
7 1 (0.87%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.87%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.87%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) HTTP
2 1 (0.87%) RTP
2 1 (0.87%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.78%) Couchbase
2 10 (8.70%) MySQL
2 10 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 8 (6.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (6.09%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.48%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.48%) Big Data
7 3 (2.61%) Redis
8 2 (1.74%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.74%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.74%) Jackrabbit
8 2 (1.74%) Riak
9 1 (0.87%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (12.17%) Maven
2 12 (10.43%) Jenkins
3 10 (8.70%) JIRA
3 10 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.09%) JUnit
5 5 (4.35%) Ant
6 4 (3.48%) Subversion
6 4 (3.48%) Hudson
7 2 (1.74%) Selenium
8 1 (0.87%) JBehave
8 1 (0.87%) Mockito
8 1 (0.87%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.87%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.87%) jMock
8 1 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.87%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.87%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.87%) Arquillian
8 1 (0.87%) YourKit
General
1 15 (13.04%) Finance
2 12 (10.43%) Banking
3 3 (2.61%) Retail
4 1 (0.87%) French Language
4 1 (0.87%) Norwegian Language
4 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.87%) Front Office
4 1 (0.87%) Back Office
4 1 (0.87%) Games
4 1 (0.87%) Legal
4 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (40.87%) J2EE
2 42 (36.52%) Spring
3 31 (26.96%) Hibernate
4 21 (18.26%) XML
5 18 (15.65%) REST
6 17 (14.78%) Web Services
7 15 (13.04%) Java EE
8 12 (10.43%) SOAP
9 11 (9.57%) HTML
9 11 (9.57%) EJB
9 11 (9.57%) JMS
10 9 (7.83%) RESTful
10 9 (7.83%) CSS
11 8 (6.96%) HTML5
12 7 (6.09%) JPA
12 7 (6.09%) Middleware
13 6 (5.22%) Servlets
13 6 (5.22%) JSON
13 6 (5.22%) ActiveMQ
14 5 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.04%) Open Source
2 2 (1.74%) PKI
2 2 (1.74%) Clustering
3 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.87%) Fixed Income
3 1 (0.87%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.57%) UNIX
2 10 (8.70%) Linux
3 4 (3.48%) Solaris
4 3 (2.61%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (2.61%) Windows
5 2 (1.74%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.74%) Android
6 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.87%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.00%) Scrum
3 22 (19.13%) SOA
4 20 (17.39%) TDD
5 13 (11.30%) OO
6 12 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (9.57%) BDD
8 10 (8.70%) UML
8 10 (8.70%) MVC
9 7 (6.09%) Multithreading
9 7 (6.09%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (3.48%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (3.48%) Kanban
12 3 (2.61%) Domain-Driven Design
12 3 (2.61%) DevOps
12 3 (2.61%) Functional Programming
12 3 (2.61%) Logical Data Model
12 3 (2.61%) Web Design
12 3 (2.61%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 115 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (13.91%) Scala
3 14 (12.17%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.96%) SQL
5 3 (2.61%) Ruby
5 3 (2.61%) Perl
6 2 (1.74%) Golang
6 2 (1.74%) Clojure
7 1 (0.87%) XPath
7 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.35%) Degree
2 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.35%) Docker
2 1 (0.87%) HDFS
2 1 (0.87%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.61%) Puppet
2 3 (2.61%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 16 (13.91%) Oracle
2 5 (4.35%) Guidewire
3 4 (3.48%) TIBCO
3 4 (3.48%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.61%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.61%) ForgeRock
4 3 (2.61%) Sun
5 2 (1.74%) Adobe
5 2 (1.74%) Sybase
6 1 (0.87%) Open Text
6 1 (0.87%) RedDot
6 1 (0.87%) IBM
6 1 (0.87%) BEA
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