The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Java Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Architect
Rank 461 460 487
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 200 186 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.33% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.34% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 135 77
Median daily rate £488 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +0.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median 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
51181 53984 51041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33252 34149 30933
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1553 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Java Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Java Architect in the job title.

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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +9 197 £488 -11.36% 38
London +11 106 £525 -12.50% 21
West Midlands -3 31 £488 +14.70%
Telford -9 26 £463 +8.82%
Shropshire -10 26 £463 +8.82%
South East +3 16 £481 -1.78% 1
Yorkshire 0 11 £425 -12.82% 4
East of England +21 10 £480 -4.00% 3
East Midlands -3 10 £525 -4.19% 1
North West -17 10 £456 -17.04% 6
West Sussex +3 9 £513 -
Cambridgeshire +22 8 £478 +0.52% 2
Cheshire -5 8 £438 -20.45% 1
West Yorkshire +3 7 £458 -16.81% 3
Crawley - 7 £513 -
City of London +29 6 £1,000 +60.00% 2
Leeds +8 6 £490 -10.90% 3
Cambridge +16 5 £400 -23.80% 2
Chester -1 5 £425 -24.44%
Berkshire - 5 £450 -
Nottinghamshire +1 3 £525 - 1
Scotland +1 3 £450 -
Nottingham -1 3 £525 - 1
Northamptonshire -6 3 £600 +9.89%
Huntingdon - 3 £480 -
Docklands, London - 3 £466 -
Derbyshire +10 2 £425 -
South Yorkshire -2 2 £700 +64.70%
Edinburgh -3 2 - -
Warrington -5 2 £438 -20.45% 1

Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Java Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Java Architect in the job title.

1 397 (100.00%) Java
2 188 (47.36%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (36.78%) Spring
4 94 (23.68%) Oracle
5 89 (22.42%) Linux
6 87 (21.91%) MongoDB
7 73 (18.39%) Web Services
8 63 (15.87%) REST
8 63 (15.87%) SOA
9 62 (15.62%) XML
9 62 (15.62%) Open Source
10 61 (15.37%) Puppet
11 60 (15.11%) Git (software)
12 59 (14.86%) SQL
12 59 (14.86%) JavaScript
13 58 (14.61%) Maven
14 57 (14.36%) Microservices
15 56 (14.11%) Spring Boot
16 55 (13.85%) Scrum
17 51 (12.85%) TDD
17 51 (12.85%) J2EE
18 48 (12.09%) Java EE
18 48 (12.09%) Software Architecture
19 44 (11.08%) RabbitMQ
20 43 (10.83%) JSON
21 42 (10.58%) Finance
22 41 (10.33%) Hibernate
22 41 (10.33%) RESTful
23 40 (10.08%) Docker
24 39 (9.82%) JIRA

Java Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (7.30%) Confluence
2 28 (7.05%) JBoss
3 25 (6.30%) WebLogic
4 18 (4.53%) WebSphere
5 17 (4.28%) Apache
6 16 (4.03%) CMS
6 16 (4.03%) Mule
7 11 (2.77%) Apache Solr
7 11 (2.77%) Tomcat
8 9 (2.27%) nginx
8 9 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
9 8 (2.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.76%) Apache Spark
11 5 (1.26%) Liferay
11 5 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.76%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (0.76%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (1.76%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.50%) HipChat
2 2 (0.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.25%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.25%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 32 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (2.27%) SaaS
4 7 (1.76%) GitHub
5 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.50%) Heroku
5 2 (0.50%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.25%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.25%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.25%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.25%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.29%) HTTP
2 10 (2.52%) LDAP
3 6 (1.51%) Internet
4 5 (1.26%) FTP
5 4 (1.01%) SSL
6 2 (0.50%) Network Security
7 1 (0.25%) DNS
7 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.25%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.25%) Skype
7 1 (0.25%) SNMP
7 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (21.91%) MongoDB
2 29 (7.30%) NoSQL
3 22 (5.54%) Hadoop
4 19 (4.79%) Oracle Database
5 18 (4.53%) Big Data
6 17 (4.28%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (3.78%) Oracle OWB
8 14 (3.53%) Relational Database
9 13 (3.27%) MySQL
10 9 (2.27%) Hazelcast
10 9 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (2.02%) SQL Server
12 6 (1.51%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.51%) DB2
13 5 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (1.01%) HBase
15 3 (0.76%) Couchbase
15 3 (0.76%) Data Mining
15 3 (0.76%) Neo4j
15 3 (0.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 60 (15.11%) Git (software)
2 58 (14.61%) Maven
3 39 (9.82%) JIRA
4 30 (7.56%) Jenkins
5 28 (7.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 22 (5.54%) SoapUI
7 19 (4.79%) JUnit
8 15 (3.78%) ClearQuest
9 11 (2.77%) Selenium
9 11 (2.77%) WebDriver
10 8 (2.02%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.76%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (1.76%) TestNG
12 6 (1.51%) Hudson
13 4 (1.01%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.01%) Gradle
13 4 (1.01%) Protractor
13 4 (1.01%) Subversion
14 3 (0.76%) Ant
14 3 (0.76%) JBehave
General
1 42 (10.58%) Finance
2 39 (9.82%) Banking
3 15 (3.78%) Marketing
4 14 (3.53%) Retail
5 5 (1.26%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.76%) Military
7 2 (0.50%) Billing
7 2 (0.50%) Front Office
7 2 (0.50%) Games
7 2 (0.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.25%) Legal
8 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (36.78%) Spring
2 73 (18.39%) Web Services
3 63 (15.87%) REST
4 62 (15.62%) XML
5 56 (14.11%) Spring Boot
6 51 (12.85%) J2EE
7 48 (12.09%) Java EE
8 44 (11.08%) RabbitMQ
9 43 (10.83%) JSON
10 41 (10.33%) Hibernate
10 41 (10.33%) RESTful
11 36 (9.07%) SOAP
12 35 (8.82%) HTML
13 34 (8.56%) AngularJS
14 30 (7.56%) Middleware
15 27 (6.80%) .NET
16 26 (6.55%) ELK Stack
17 25 (6.30%) JMS
17 25 (6.30%) Node.js
18 24 (6.05%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.05%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (1.51%) Blog
3 6 (1.51%) Computer Science
3 6 (1.51%) Data Integration
4 5 (1.26%) Derivative
4 5 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (1.01%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.01%) DataPower
5 4 (1.01%) Fintech
5 4 (1.01%) SWIFT
6 3 (0.76%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.50%) CESG
7 2 (0.50%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.50%) CMDB
7 2 (0.50%) Equities
7 2 (0.50%) Social Media
7 2 (0.50%) User Experience
8 1 (0.25%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 89 (22.42%) Linux
2 20 (5.04%) Unix
3 10 (2.52%) Windows
4 4 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.01%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.76%) Android
5 3 (0.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.25%) AIX
6 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (47.36%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (15.87%) SOA
3 62 (15.62%) Open Source
4 57 (14.36%) Microservices
5 55 (13.85%) Scrum
6 51 (12.85%) TDD
7 48 (12.09%) Software Architecture
8 38 (9.57%) E-Commerce
8 38 (9.57%) Technical Architecture
9 35 (8.82%) SDLC
10 31 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
11 27 (6.80%) OO
12 26 (6.55%) DevOps
13 25 (6.30%) RUP
14 24 (6.05%) UML
15 22 (5.54%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (5.29%) Data Modelling
17 20 (5.04%) Content Management
17 20 (5.04%) Waterfall
18 19 (4.79%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 397 (100.00%) Java
2 59 (14.86%) JavaScript
2 59 (14.86%) SQL
3 27 (6.80%) Scala
4 26 (6.55%) Python
5 21 (5.29%) C++
6 14 (3.53%) Groovy
7 13 (3.27%) PL/SQL
8 12 (3.02%) PHP
9 9 (2.27%) C
10 7 (1.76%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.51%) C#
11 6 (1.51%) Ruby
12 5 (1.26%) XQuery
13 4 (1.01%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.76%) Perl
15 1 (0.25%) Clojure
15 1 (0.25%) Korn
15 1 (0.25%) R
15 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (7.81%) Security Cleared
2 24 (6.05%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.52%) Degree
4 8 (2.02%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.51%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.01%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.76%) CISSP
7 3 (0.76%) MBA
8 2 (0.50%) CITP
8 2 (0.50%) CLAS
8 2 (0.50%) ISEB
8 2 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.25%) CEH
9 1 (0.25%) CISA
9 1 (0.25%) CISM
9 1 (0.25%) CRISC
9 1 (0.25%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.04%) QA
2 4 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.01%) SEPA
3 3 (0.76%) ISO20022
4 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 40 (10.08%) Docker
2 4 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.76%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.50%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.50%) HDFS
4 2 (0.50%) vCloud
5 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.25%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 61 (15.37%) Puppet
2 22 (5.54%) Graphite
3 11 (2.77%) Grafana
4 9 (2.27%) Ansible
5 8 (2.02%) Consul
5 8 (2.02%) Kubernetes
6 7 (1.76%) Kibana
6 7 (1.76%) logstash
6 7 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.50%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.25%) Nagios
8 1 (0.25%) Nessus
8 1 (0.25%) Oozie
8 1 (0.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 94 (23.68%) Oracle
2 22 (5.54%) WSO2
3 16 (4.03%) IBM
4 13 (3.27%) Google
5 9 (2.27%) AppDynamics
5 9 (2.27%) MuleSoft
6 8 (2.02%) Adobe
6 8 (2.02%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.76%) Microsoft
8 5 (1.26%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.01%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.01%) Teradata
9 4 (1.01%) VMware
10 3 (0.76%) ATG
10 3 (0.76%) Endeca
10 3 (0.76%) Guidewire
10 3 (0.76%) hybris
10 3 (0.76%) Informatica
10 3 (0.76%) Pega
11 2 (0.50%) Apigee
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