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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Architect
Rank 520 517 521
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 77 76 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 60 14
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£540 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £400 £426
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £593 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £525 £488
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
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
50851 50122 43739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31571 31079 25153
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1990 2044 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +9 73 £543 +8.50% 19
London +43 40 £550 -8.33% 10
North West +7 20 £500 +13.63% 3
City of London +22 14 £500 -16.66% 6
Manchester +6 11 £450 - 1
Croydon - 6 £543 -
Cheshire -2 5 £550 +25.00% 2
South East -17 4 £383 -4.37% 1
East Midlands - 4 £600 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £383 - 1
Wales -18 3 £375 -28.57%
Milton Keynes - 3 £375 -
Preston +12 2 £525 +19.31%
Lancashire +11 2 £525 +19.31%
East of England 0 2 £406 -8.45% 2
Knutsford - 2 £550 - 2
South West -2 1 £575 +9.52%
Cardiff -3 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -5 1 £425 -2.85% 2
South Wales -8 1 - -
Edinburgh -16 1 £400 -20.00%
Scotland -23 1 £400 -20.00%
Tyne and Wear - 1 £490 -
North East - 1 £490 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £575 -
Lincoln - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £490 -
Nottingham - 1 - -

Java Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Java
2 55 (41.35%) Spring
3 44 (33.08%) J2EE
4 39 (29.32%) Oracle
4 39 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (27.07%) Hibernate
6 29 (21.80%) Finance
7 28 (21.05%) Linux
8 26 (19.55%) SOA
8 26 (19.55%) Scrum
9 23 (17.29%) Java EE
10 22 (16.54%) Open Source
10 22 (16.54%) TDD
10 22 (16.54%) Elasticsearch
11 20 (15.04%) SQL
12 19 (14.29%) JBoss
13 18 (13.53%) JavaScript
14 17 (12.78%) UNIX
14 17 (12.78%) Couchbase
15 15 (11.28%) Banking
15 15 (11.28%) Struts
16 14 (10.53%) Maven
16 14 (10.53%) MVC
16 14 (10.53%) Middleware
16 14 (10.53%) REST
16 14 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (10.53%) Jenkins
16 14 (10.53%) Apache Camel
17 13 (9.77%) Relational Database
17 13 (9.77%) XML

Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 22 (16.54%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (14.29%) JBoss
3 11 (8.27%) WebLogic
4 10 (7.52%) Apache
4 10 (7.52%) Node.js
5 8 (6.02%) Mule
6 7 (5.26%) WebSphere
6 7 (5.26%) Confluence
6 7 (5.26%) Tomcat
6 7 (5.26%) Mule ESB
7 6 (4.51%) nginx
8 5 (3.76%) GlassFish
8 5 (3.76%) Jetty
8 5 (3.76%) iPlanet
8 5 (3.76%) Tornado
8 5 (3.76%) Apache TomEE
8 5 (3.76%) WildFly
9 4 (3.01%) Apache ServiceMix
9 4 (3.01%) Apache Qpid
9 4 (3.01%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (3.01%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) MS Office
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.75%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.76%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.75%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.75%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.75%) GitHub
4 1 (0.75%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.76%) OpenLDAP
1 5 (3.76%) HTTP
2 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.78%) Couchbase
2 13 (9.77%) Relational Database
3 10 (7.52%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (6.77%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.51%) MySQL
6 6 (4.51%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.76%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.76%) Redis
7 5 (3.76%) InterSystems Cache
7 5 (3.76%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.01%) Infinispan
8 4 (3.01%) Riak
8 4 (3.01%) Big Data
9 2 (1.50%) DB2
10 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.75%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (10.53%) Maven
1 14 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 10 (7.52%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.52%) JIRA
3 9 (6.77%) JUnit
4 8 (6.02%) Selenium
5 6 (4.51%) JMeter
6 5 (3.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (3.76%) Mocha
6 5 (3.76%) Gerrit
6 5 (3.76%) Gradle
6 5 (3.76%) Artifactory
6 5 (3.76%) SonarQube
7 4 (3.01%) Ant
7 4 (3.01%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.26%) Hudson
8 3 (2.26%) Subversion
9 2 (1.50%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.75%) RSpec
10 1 (0.75%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (21.80%) Finance
2 15 (11.28%) Banking
3 2 (1.50%) Legal
3 2 (1.50%) Retail
3 2 (1.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.75%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (41.35%) Spring
2 44 (33.08%) J2EE
3 36 (27.07%) Hibernate
4 23 (17.29%) Java EE
5 15 (11.28%) Struts
6 14 (10.53%) Middleware
6 14 (10.53%) REST
6 14 (10.53%) Apache Camel
7 13 (9.77%) XML
8 12 (9.02%) AngularJS
9 11 (8.27%) Web Services
9 11 (8.27%) SOAP
10 10 (7.52%) JMS
10 10 (7.52%) Spring MVC
11 9 (6.77%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (6.02%) HTML
12 8 (6.02%) RESTful
13 7 (5.26%) Ajax
13 7 (5.26%) JSON
13 7 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.51%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (4.51%) Clustering
2 5 (3.76%) W3C
3 3 (2.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.50%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.50%) PKI
5 1 (0.75%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.75%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.75%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.75%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.75%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.75%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.75%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.05%) Linux
2 17 (12.78%) UNIX
3 11 (8.27%) Windows
4 5 (3.76%) CentOS
4 5 (3.76%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.50%) Android
5 2 (1.50%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (19.55%) SOA
2 26 (19.55%) Scrum
3 22 (16.54%) Open Source
3 22 (16.54%) TDD
4 14 (10.53%) MVC
4 14 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (8.27%) Functional Programming
5 11 (8.27%) E-Commerce
6 8 (6.02%) DevOps
6 8 (6.02%) Microservices
6 8 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (6.02%) BDD
7 7 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 7 (5.26%) UML
8 5 (3.76%) Unit Testing
8 5 (3.76%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (3.76%) OO
8 5 (3.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 133 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (15.04%) SQL
3 18 (13.53%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.27%) Scala
5 4 (3.01%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.50%) Python
6 2 (1.50%) Ruby
7 1 (0.75%) Perl
7 1 (0.75%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 5 (3.76%) SC Cleared
1 5 (3.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.50%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (6.77%) Squid
2 5 (3.76%) Varnish
2 5 (3.76%) vCloud
2 5 (3.76%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.51%) Puppet
2 5 (3.76%) ZABBIX
2 5 (3.76%) Salt
2 5 (3.76%) Kibana
2 5 (3.76%) Ansible
2 5 (3.76%) HAProxy
2 5 (3.76%) Rundeck
2 5 (3.76%) logstash
3 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.75%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 39 (29.32%) Oracle
2 8 (6.02%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.76%) Pega
3 5 (3.76%) Splunk
3 5 (3.76%) VMware
4 4 (3.01%) TIBCO
4 4 (3.01%) Twitter
4 4 (3.01%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.75%) Google
5 1 (0.75%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (0.75%) RedDot
5 1 (0.75%) ATG
5 1 (0.75%) OpenText
5 1 (0.75%) HP
5 1 (0.75%) CA
5 1 (0.75%) Informatica
5 1 (0.75%) IBM
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft
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