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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Architect
Rank 437 491 494
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 213 154 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.29% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 114 93
Median daily rate £488 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £531 £525
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
50873 53029 50613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.70% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33243 32777 31313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2111 2126
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.60 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +64 209 £488 -11.36% 26
London +12 90 £556 +1.13% 11
West Midlands - 45 £488 -
Shropshire - 40 £488 -
Telford - 40 £488 -
South East +13 21 £500 +25.00% 4
North West -7 20 £475 -13.63% 3
West Sussex - 15 £500 -
Cheshire -3 13 £475 -13.63%
Yorkshire +21 12 £470 -14.54% 3
Crawley - 11 £500 -
City of London +28 10 £500 -18.36% 3
Leeds +14 9 £485 -11.81% 2
East of England +14 9 £450 +10.76% 1
West Yorkshire +12 9 £485 -11.81% 2
East Midlands +8 9 £450 -17.58% 2
Chester +2 7 £453 -19.55%
Manchester -12 7 £444 -1.38% 3
Bromley -8 5 £825 +32.00%
Cambridgeshire +18 4 £440 +3.52% 1
Warrington -12 4 £571 -12.23%
Edinburgh -4 3 £500 +25.00%
Berkshire -8 3 - -
Scotland -19 3 £500 +25.00%
North East -43 3 £400 -18.36% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -51 3 £400 -17.09% 1
Tyne and Wear -52 3 £400 -17.09% 1
Derbyshire - 3 £425 -
Gatwick - 3 £500 -
Warwickshire - 3 £400 -

Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 382 (100.00%) Java
2 168 (43.98%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (36.91%) Spring
4 88 (23.04%) Oracle
5 71 (18.59%) MongoDB
6 69 (18.06%) Linux
7 61 (15.97%) Scrum
8 58 (15.18%) SOA
9 57 (14.92%) Web Services
9 57 (14.92%) JavaScript
9 57 (14.92%) Open Source
10 56 (14.66%) Microservices
11 55 (14.40%) SQL
12 51 (13.35%) J2EE
13 49 (12.83%) TDD
13 49 (12.83%) Hibernate
13 49 (12.83%) REST
14 48 (12.57%) Puppet
14 48 (12.57%) Java EE
14 48 (12.57%) XML
15 47 (12.30%) Maven
16 45 (11.78%) Spring Boot
17 43 (11.26%) Git (software)
18 42 (10.99%) Software Architecture
19 38 (9.95%) Security Cleared
20 37 (9.69%) RESTful
21 36 (9.42%) Finance
22 35 (9.16%) HTML
23 32 (8.38%) UML
23 32 (8.38%) E-Commerce

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 28 (7.33%) JBoss
2 21 (5.50%) Node.js
2 21 (5.50%) WebLogic
3 20 (5.24%) Confluence
4 16 (4.19%) Mule
5 15 (3.93%) Apache
5 15 (3.93%) WebSphere
6 14 (3.66%) CMS
7 11 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (2.36%) Apache Solr
8 9 (2.36%) Liferay
8 9 (2.36%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.09%) nginx
10 5 (1.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.05%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.79%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (0.79%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (1.83%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.52%) HipChat
3 1 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.26%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.57%) GitHub
5 5 (1.31%) SaaS
6 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.52%) Heroku
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.26%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.26%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.26%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.26%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.97%) Internet
2 17 (4.45%) HTTP
3 6 (1.57%) LDAP
4 3 (0.79%) SSL
5 2 (0.52%) DNS
6 1 (0.26%) DHCP
6 1 (0.26%) FTP
6 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.26%) IPsec
6 1 (0.26%) Network Security
6 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (18.59%) MongoDB
2 26 (6.81%) NoSQL
3 16 (4.19%) Big Data
3 16 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (3.93%) Hadoop
5 14 (3.66%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.14%) MySQL
7 11 (2.88%) Oracle Database
7 11 (2.88%) Oracle OWB
8 8 (2.09%) DB2
9 7 (1.83%) Hazelcast
10 5 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.05%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.05%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.79%) Redis
12 3 (0.79%) SQL Server
13 2 (0.52%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.52%) NonStop SQL
13 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 47 (12.30%) Maven
2 43 (11.26%) Git (software)
3 30 (7.85%) JIRA
4 23 (6.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 23 (6.02%) Jenkins
5 17 (4.45%) JUnit
6 15 (3.93%) SoapUI
7 11 (2.88%) ClearQuest
7 11 (2.88%) WebDriver
8 8 (2.09%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.57%) Ant
9 6 (1.57%) Selenium
10 5 (1.31%) Hudson
10 5 (1.31%) TestNG
11 4 (1.05%) JBehave
11 4 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.79%) Rational Application Developer
12 3 (0.79%) Subversion
12 3 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
13 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (9.42%) Finance
2 31 (8.12%) Banking
3 12 (3.14%) Marketing
4 10 (2.62%) Billing
4 10 (2.62%) Retail
5 9 (2.36%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.57%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.52%) Front Office
8 2 (0.52%) Military
9 1 (0.26%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (36.91%) Spring
2 57 (14.92%) Web Services
3 51 (13.35%) J2EE
4 49 (12.83%) Hibernate
4 49 (12.83%) REST
5 48 (12.57%) Java EE
5 48 (12.57%) XML
6 45 (11.78%) Spring Boot
7 37 (9.69%) RESTful
8 35 (9.16%) HTML
9 32 (8.38%) JSON
10 30 (7.85%) RabbitMQ
11 27 (7.07%) AngularJS
12 25 (6.54%) SOAP
13 23 (6.02%) Middleware
14 21 (5.50%) Play Framework
15 20 (5.24%) .NET
15 20 (5.24%) CSS
15 20 (5.24%) JPA
16 18 (4.71%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.85%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.31%) Blog
3 5 (1.31%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.31%) Data Integration
3 5 (1.31%) User Experience
4 4 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (0.79%) Client/Server
5 3 (0.79%) DataPower
5 3 (0.79%) Derivative
5 3 (0.79%) Fintech
5 3 (0.79%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.52%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.52%) CESG
6 2 (0.52%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (0.52%) Equities
7 1 (0.26%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.26%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.26%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.26%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 69 (18.06%) Linux
2 18 (4.71%) Unix
3 7 (1.83%) Windows
4 4 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.79%) AIX
5 3 (0.79%) Android
5 3 (0.79%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.79%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.26%) Solaris
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (43.98%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (15.97%) Scrum
3 58 (15.18%) SOA
4 57 (14.92%) Open Source
5 56 (14.66%) Microservices
6 49 (12.83%) TDD
7 42 (10.99%) Software Architecture
8 32 (8.38%) E-Commerce
8 32 (8.38%) Technical Architecture
8 32 (8.38%) UML
9 31 (8.12%) OO
10 30 (7.85%) Mentoring
11 26 (6.81%) Enterprise Architecture
11 26 (6.81%) SDLC
12 25 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (6.02%) Continuous Delivery
13 23 (6.02%) DevOps
14 21 (5.50%) RUP
14 21 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (5.24%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 382 (100.00%) Java
2 57 (14.92%) JavaScript
3 55 (14.40%) SQL
4 27 (7.07%) Scala
5 24 (6.28%) Python
6 16 (4.19%) C++
7 14 (3.66%) PL/SQL
8 13 (3.40%) Groovy
9 11 (2.88%) PHP
10 9 (2.36%) C
11 6 (1.57%) C#
11 6 (1.57%) Ruby
11 6 (1.57%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.79%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.79%) Perl
13 2 (0.52%) Clojure
14 1 (0.26%) Korn
14 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.26%) sed
14 1 (0.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 38 (9.95%) Security Cleared
2 29 (7.59%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.62%) DV Cleared
4 9 (2.36%) Degree
5 8 (2.09%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.31%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.79%) CISSP
8 2 (0.52%) CLAS
8 2 (0.52%) ISEB
9 1 (0.26%) CEH
9 1 (0.26%) CISA
9 1 (0.26%) CISM
9 1 (0.26%) CITP
9 1 (0.26%) CRISC
9 1 (0.26%) GIAC
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (3.66%) QA
3 13 (3.40%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.57%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.26%) SEPA
System Software
1 31 (8.12%) Docker
2 3 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.52%) vCloud
4 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.26%) HDFS
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 48 (12.57%) Puppet
2 17 (4.45%) Graphite
3 8 (2.09%) Ansible
3 8 (2.09%) Grafana
4 6 (1.57%) Kubernetes
4 6 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.52%) Nagios
5 2 (0.52%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.52%) Salt
6 1 (0.26%) Kibana
6 1 (0.26%) logstash
6 1 (0.26%) Nessus
Vendors
1 88 (23.04%) Oracle
2 15 (3.93%) IBM
2 15 (3.93%) WSO2
3 13 (3.40%) Google
4 10 (2.62%) MuleSoft
5 7 (1.83%) AppDynamics
6 6 (1.57%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.05%) Adobe
7 4 (1.05%) ATG
7 4 (1.05%) TIBCO
8 3 (0.79%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.79%) Guidewire
8 3 (0.79%) hybris
8 3 (0.79%) Informatica
8 3 (0.79%) Siebel
8 3 (0.79%) Talend
8 3 (0.79%) Teradata
8 3 (0.79%) VMware
9 2 (0.52%) Pega
9 2 (0.52%) Sitecore
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