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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Architect
Rank 542 540 541
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 88 68 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 37 37
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£513 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £390 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £647 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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
54988 52129 49569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.20% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35155 31640 29452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 2023 2014 2146
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +27 87 £513 +13.88% 10
London +5 39 £525 +10.52% 8
North West -9 20 £550 +15.78%
East Midlands +3 9 £550 +18.91%
Cheshire - 9 £550 -
Warrington - 9 £550 -
Manchester -13 8 £450 -5.26%
South East -17 6 £490 +24.44%
City of London +11 5 £588 -21.66% 3
West Midlands +9 4 £425 -12.82%
East of England -1 4 £500 +21.95% 1
Suffolk - 4 £500 -
Ipswich - 4 £500 -
Hampshire +8 3 £490 +26.45%
Northamptonshire +1 3 £550 +10.00%
Tyne and Wear - 3 £500 -
Telford - 3 £425 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £500 -
Shropshire - 3 £425 -
North East - 3 £500 -
West Sussex - 2 £496 -
Croydon - 2 - -
Crawley - 2 £496 -
Southampton - 2 £490 -
Leeds -30 1 £500 -
Yorkshire -31 1 £500 -
West Yorkshire -32 1 £500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £450 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Preston - 1 - -

Java Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 165 (100.00%) Java
2 75 (45.45%) Spring
3 69 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (29.70%) Oracle
5 41 (24.85%) Hibernate
6 40 (24.24%) J2EE
7 39 (23.64%) SOA
8 34 (20.61%) Finance
8 34 (20.61%) Linux
9 31 (18.79%) JBoss
10 27 (16.36%) SQL
11 26 (15.76%) Open Source
11 26 (15.76%) REST
11 26 (15.76%) Jenkins
12 25 (15.15%) E-Commerce
12 25 (15.15%) Scrum
13 24 (14.55%) SOAP
14 23 (13.94%) TDD
14 23 (13.94%) Java EE
15 22 (13.33%) Web Services
15 22 (13.33%) JavaScript
16 21 (12.73%) HTML
16 21 (12.73%) UNIX
16 21 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (12.73%) AngularJS
17 20 (12.12%) Apache Camel
17 20 (12.12%) Mentoring
17 20 (12.12%) XML
18 19 (11.52%) UML
18 19 (11.52%) JIRA

Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 31 (18.79%) JBoss
2 14 (8.48%) Apache
2 14 (8.48%) Tomcat
3 13 (7.88%) WebSphere
3 13 (7.88%) Node.js
4 12 (7.27%) nginx
5 11 (6.67%) WebLogic
5 11 (6.67%) Mule
6 10 (6.06%) Confluence
7 9 (5.45%) Apache Solr
8 8 (4.85%) Mule ESB
8 8 (4.85%) Jetty
9 7 (4.24%) CMS
9 7 (4.24%) GlassFish
9 7 (4.24%) iPlanet
9 7 (4.24%) Apache TomEE
9 7 (4.24%) Tornado
9 7 (4.24%) WildFly
9 7 (4.24%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (3.64%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 7 (4.24%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.42%) MS Office
3 3 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.24%) OpenShift
3 4 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.42%) GitHub
4 2 (1.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.21%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.61%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.61%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.61%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.61%) Force.com
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.06%) Internet
2 8 (4.85%) HTTP
2 8 (4.85%) Kerberos
3 7 (4.24%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (1.21%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.52%) MongoDB
2 14 (8.48%) MySQL
2 14 (8.48%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 10 (6.06%) Hadoop
5 9 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (4.85%) Redis
7 7 (4.24%) Riak
7 7 (4.24%) Big Data
7 7 (4.24%) InterSystems Cache
8 6 (3.64%) Infinispan
8 6 (3.64%) Oracle Database
9 5 (3.03%) SQL Server
10 4 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.42%) HBase
10 4 (2.42%) Impala
11 3 (1.82%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.82%) DB2
12 2 (1.21%) CouchDB
12 2 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 26 (15.76%) Jenkins
2 19 (11.52%) JIRA
3 17 (10.30%) JUnit
4 14 (8.48%) Git (software)
5 13 (7.88%) Maven
6 12 (7.27%) Selenium
7 8 (4.85%) JMeter
7 8 (4.85%) Gradle
7 8 (4.85%) Artifactory
7 8 (4.85%) SonarQube
8 7 (4.24%) Gerrit
8 7 (4.24%) Mocha
9 6 (3.64%) Hudson
10 5 (3.03%) Ant
10 5 (3.03%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.82%) Subversion
11 3 (1.82%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.21%) Mockito
13 1 (0.61%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 34 (20.61%) Finance
2 19 (11.52%) Banking
3 5 (3.03%) Retail
3 5 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.21%) Billing
4 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.21%) Games
5 1 (0.61%) Back Office
5 1 (0.61%) Publishing
5 1 (0.61%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (45.45%) Spring
2 41 (24.85%) Hibernate
3 40 (24.24%) J2EE
4 26 (15.76%) REST
5 24 (14.55%) SOAP
6 23 (13.94%) Java EE
7 22 (13.33%) Web Services
8 21 (12.73%) HTML
8 21 (12.73%) AngularJS
9 20 (12.12%) Apache Camel
9 20 (12.12%) XML
10 17 (10.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (8.48%) HTML5
12 13 (7.88%) Apache CXF
12 13 (7.88%) jQuery
12 13 (7.88%) CSS
13 12 (7.27%) Spring MVC
13 12 (7.27%) JSON
14 11 (6.67%) Ajax
14 11 (6.67%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.24%) W3C
3 4 (2.42%) Market Risk
4 3 (1.82%) Blog
4 3 (1.82%) Clustering
4 3 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.21%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.21%) Online Games
6 1 (0.61%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.61%) Wiki
6 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.61%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (20.61%) Linux
2 21 (12.73%) UNIX
3 8 (4.85%) Windows
4 7 (4.24%) Ubuntu
4 7 (4.24%) CentOS
5 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (23.64%) SOA
3 26 (15.76%) Open Source
4 25 (15.15%) E-Commerce
4 25 (15.15%) Scrum
5 23 (13.94%) TDD
6 21 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (12.12%) Mentoring
8 19 (11.52%) DevOps
8 19 (11.52%) UML
9 18 (10.91%) MVC
9 18 (10.91%) Microservices
10 11 (6.67%) Migration
11 9 (5.45%) Functional Programming
11 9 (5.45%) Software Architecture
12 8 (4.85%) Multithreading
12 8 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (4.85%) Validation
12 8 (4.85%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (4.24%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 165 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (16.36%) SQL
3 22 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 12 (7.27%) Scala
5 6 (3.64%) PL/SQL
6 5 (3.03%) Python
6 5 (3.03%) Groovy
7 4 (2.42%) Ruby
8 2 (1.21%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.61%) Perl
9 1 (0.61%) Clojure
9 1 (0.61%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 18 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.21%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.45%) ISO 9001
1 9 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 12 (7.27%) Squid
2 8 (4.85%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.24%) Varnish
3 7 (4.24%) vCloud
4 6 (3.64%) Docker
4 6 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.42%) HDFS
6 1 (0.61%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (7.88%) Puppet
2 7 (4.24%) HAProxy
2 7 (4.24%) Ansible
2 7 (4.24%) logstash
2 7 (4.24%) Salt
2 7 (4.24%) Kibana
2 7 (4.24%) ZABBIX
2 7 (4.24%) Rundeck
3 4 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.82%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.61%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.61%) Graylog
Vendors
1 49 (29.70%) Oracle
2 15 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 7 (4.24%) Pega
3 7 (4.24%) Splunk
3 7 (4.24%) VMware
4 6 (3.64%) Twitter
4 6 (3.64%) hybris
5 3 (1.82%) ForgeRock
5 3 (1.82%) AppDynamics
5 3 (1.82%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.21%) ATG
6 2 (1.21%) Google
6 2 (1.21%) IBM
6 2 (1.21%) HP
7 1 (0.61%) CA
7 1 (0.61%) Informatica
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.61%) GigaSpaces
7 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.61%) SaltStack