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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Architect
Rank 430 470 497
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 222 165 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.32% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 118 90
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 £400 £424 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £631 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -4.76%
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
51146 52265 50988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.79% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 33349 32884 31286
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1531 1986 2062
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +48 219 £488 -11.36% 31
London +7 98 £550 -8.33% 20
West Midlands - 44 £488 -
Shropshire - 35 £488 -
Telford - 35 £488 -
North West -17 21 £469 -10.71% 2
South East +10 18 £500 +25.00% 3
West Sussex - 15 £500 -
Cheshire +3 14 £475 -13.63%
Yorkshire +9 12 £470 -14.54% 6
East Midlands -3 12 £475 -13.32%
East of England +22 11 £473 -5.54%
Crawley - 11 £500 -
West Yorkshire +6 9 £485 -11.81% 5
Leeds +3 9 £485 -11.81% 3
City of London +17 7 £950 +52.00% 5
Manchester -22 7 £444 -1.38% 2
Cambridgeshire +24 6 £475 -
Chester -4 6 £451 -19.77%
Warrington -7 5 £570 -12.30%
Cambridge +20 4 £400 -23.80%
Bromley -4 4 £825 +32.00%
Northamptonshire -8 4 £544 +0.50%
Derbyshire +9 3 £425 -
North East -59 3 £400 -18.36%
Newcastle upon Tyne -63 3 £400 -17.09%
Tyne and Wear -65 3 £400 -17.09%
Warwickshire - 3 £400 -
Leicestershire - 3 £450 -
Gatwick - 3 £500 -

Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 385 (100.00%) Java
2 183 (47.53%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (36.36%) Spring
4 85 (22.08%) Oracle
5 79 (20.52%) MongoDB
6 78 (20.26%) Linux
7 64 (16.62%) Web Services
8 61 (15.84%) JavaScript
8 61 (15.84%) Open Source
9 59 (15.32%) Scrum
10 58 (15.06%) SOA
11 57 (14.81%) SQL
11 57 (14.81%) REST
12 56 (14.55%) Microservices
12 56 (14.55%) Puppet
13 54 (14.03%) Git (software)
13 54 (14.03%) Maven
14 53 (13.77%) TDD
14 53 (13.77%) XML
14 53 (13.77%) Spring Boot
15 49 (12.73%) J2EE
16 45 (11.69%) Software Architecture
17 44 (11.43%) Java EE
18 43 (11.17%) Hibernate
19 40 (10.39%) Docker
20 39 (10.13%) RabbitMQ
21 38 (9.87%) RESTful
21 38 (9.87%) HTML
21 38 (9.87%) JSON
22 37 (9.61%) 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 29 (7.53%) JBoss
2 23 (5.97%) Confluence
3 22 (5.71%) WebLogic
4 16 (4.16%) WebSphere
5 15 (3.90%) CMS
5 15 (3.90%) Mule
6 13 (3.38%) Apache
7 11 (2.86%) Apache Solr
7 11 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (2.34%) nginx
8 9 (2.34%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.82%) Liferay
10 6 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (1.30%) Apache Spark
11 5 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.78%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (0.52%) Alfresco
Applications
1 7 (1.82%) 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 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (1.82%) GitHub
4 7 (1.82%) SaaS
5 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.52%) Heroku
5 2 (0.52%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.26%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.26%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.26%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.19%) HTTP
2 10 (2.60%) Internet
3 6 (1.56%) LDAP
4 2 (0.52%) SSL
5 1 (0.26%) DNS
5 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.26%) Network Security
5 1 (0.26%) Skype
5 1 (0.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (20.52%) MongoDB
2 23 (5.97%) NoSQL
3 18 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (4.42%) Hadoop
5 15 (3.90%) Big Data
6 13 (3.38%) Oracle OWB
6 13 (3.38%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.60%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.08%) Hazelcast
8 8 (2.08%) MySQL
9 6 (1.56%) DB2
10 5 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.04%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.04%) SQL Server
12 3 (0.78%) Neo4j
12 3 (0.78%) Redis
13 2 (0.52%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.52%) HBase
13 2 (0.52%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 54 (14.03%) Git (software)
1 54 (14.03%) Maven
2 33 (8.57%) JIRA
3 27 (7.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 23 (5.97%) Jenkins
5 19 (4.94%) SoapUI
6 18 (4.68%) JUnit
7 13 (3.38%) ClearQuest
8 11 (2.86%) WebDriver
9 8 (2.08%) Eclipse
9 8 (2.08%) Selenium
10 7 (1.82%) TestNG
11 6 (1.56%) Hudson
12 5 (1.30%) Ant
13 4 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (1.04%) Subversion
14 3 (0.78%) Gradle
14 3 (0.78%) JBehave
14 3 (0.78%) Protractor
14 3 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 35 (9.09%) Banking
2 34 (8.83%) Finance
3 13 (3.38%) Marketing
4 10 (2.60%) Retail
5 6 (1.56%) Billing
6 5 (1.30%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.04%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.52%) Front Office
8 2 (0.52%) Military
8 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.26%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (36.36%) Spring
2 64 (16.62%) Web Services
3 57 (14.81%) REST
4 53 (13.77%) Spring Boot
4 53 (13.77%) XML
5 49 (12.73%) J2EE
6 44 (11.43%) Java EE
7 43 (11.17%) Hibernate
8 39 (10.13%) RabbitMQ
9 38 (9.87%) HTML
9 38 (9.87%) JSON
9 38 (9.87%) RESTful
10 31 (8.05%) AngularJS
11 30 (7.79%) SOAP
12 25 (6.49%) CSS
12 25 (6.49%) Middleware
13 24 (6.23%) ELK Stack
14 23 (5.97%) .NET
14 23 (5.97%) Hystrix
15 22 (5.71%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.05%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (1.56%) Blog
4 5 (1.30%) Data Integration
4 5 (1.30%) Derivative
4 5 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (1.30%) User Experience
5 4 (1.04%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.04%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.04%) Fintech
6 3 (0.78%) DataPower
6 3 (0.78%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.52%) CESG
7 2 (0.52%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.52%) CMDB
7 2 (0.52%) Equities
7 2 (0.52%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.52%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.26%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 78 (20.26%) Linux
2 17 (4.42%) Unix
3 7 (1.82%) Windows
4 4 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.04%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.78%) Android
5 3 (0.78%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.26%) AIX
6 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (47.53%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (15.84%) Open Source
3 59 (15.32%) Scrum
4 58 (15.06%) SOA
5 56 (14.55%) Microservices
6 53 (13.77%) TDD
7 45 (11.69%) Software Architecture
8 37 (9.61%) E-Commerce
9 35 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
10 31 (8.05%) UML
11 30 (7.79%) SDLC
12 28 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
12 28 (7.27%) OO
13 26 (6.75%) DevOps
14 24 (6.23%) Mentoring
15 23 (5.97%) RUP
16 21 (5.45%) Content Management
16 21 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (5.45%) Enterprise Architecture
17 18 (4.68%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 385 (100.00%) Java
2 61 (15.84%) JavaScript
3 57 (14.81%) SQL
4 27 (7.01%) Scala
5 26 (6.75%) Python
6 20 (5.19%) C++
7 15 (3.90%) Groovy
8 14 (3.64%) PL/SQL
9 12 (3.12%) PHP
10 9 (2.34%) C
11 6 (1.56%) C#
11 6 (1.56%) Ruby
11 6 (1.56%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.78%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.78%) Perl
13 2 (0.52%) Clojure
14 1 (0.26%) Korn
14 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (7.79%) Security Cleared
2 24 (6.23%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.08%) Degree
4 7 (1.82%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.04%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.78%) CISSP
8 2 (0.52%) CITP
8 2 (0.52%) CLAS
8 2 (0.52%) ISEB
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.26%) CEH
9 1 (0.26%) CISA
9 1 (0.26%) CISM
9 1 (0.26%) CRISC
9 1 (0.26%) GIAC
9 1 (0.26%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.68%) QA
2 7 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.30%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.52%) SEPA
6 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 40 (10.39%) Docker
2 3 (0.78%) 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%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 56 (14.55%) Puppet
2 20 (5.19%) Graphite
3 9 (2.34%) Ansible
3 9 (2.34%) Grafana
4 8 (2.08%) Consul
4 8 (2.08%) Kubernetes
5 6 (1.56%) Kibana
5 6 (1.56%) logstash
5 6 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.52%) Nagios
6 2 (0.52%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.52%) Salt
7 1 (0.26%) Nessus
Vendors
1 85 (22.08%) Oracle
2 19 (4.94%) WSO2
3 16 (4.16%) IBM
4 12 (3.12%) Google
5 9 (2.34%) MuleSoft
6 8 (2.08%) AppDynamics
7 6 (1.56%) Adobe
7 6 (1.56%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.04%) ATG
8 4 (1.04%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.04%) Microsoft
9 3 (0.78%) Endeca
9 3 (0.78%) Guidewire
9 3 (0.78%) hybris
9 3 (0.78%) Informatica
9 3 (0.78%) Talend
9 3 (0.78%) Teradata
9 3 (0.78%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.78%) VMware
10 2 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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West London
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day + negotiable
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West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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City of London
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London
MA Associates Worldwide
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City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £800.00 - £1000.00 per day
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iKas International
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