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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Architect
Rank 472 485 525
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +40
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 164 181 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.31% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.33% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 139 82
Median daily rate £525 £520 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% +5.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £440 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £628 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £515 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +5.26%
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
49823 54841 54102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.99% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32593 35082 33109
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1682 2085 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.40 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +8 159 £540 +3.84% 31
London +10 74 £595 +8.18% 18
Yorkshire +29 26 £525 +5.00% 3
South East 0 20 £550 +12.24% 1
Leeds +20 19 £520 +4.00% 2
West Yorkshire +20 19 £520 +4.00% 2
Berkshire +21 15 £750 +66.66%
East Midlands -7 14 £550 +10.00% 5
City of London +25 10 £750 +25.00% 6
East of England - 10 £480 -
Maidenhead - 9 £750 -
Northamptonshire 0 8 £550 +4.76% 2
West Midlands -16 8 £431 +1.47% 1
Telford -20 8 £431 +1.47%
Shropshire -20 8 £431 +1.47%
South Yorkshire +6 6 £650 +52.94%
Sheffield +2 6 £650 +52.94%
North West -17 6 £481 -12.50% 2
Hertfordshire - 5 £475 -
Watford - 4 - -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £480 -
Scotland +4 3 £450 -25.00%
Cheshire -1 3 £463 -15.90%
Nottinghamshire -11 3 £515 +14.44% 2
West Sussex -13 3 £513 +7.32%
Nottingham -14 3 £515 +14.44% 2
Huntingdon - 3 £480 -
Chester +2 2 £444 -8.97%
Aberdeenshire - 2 £450 -
Worthing - 2 £550 -

Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
2 182 (47.64%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (33.77%) Spring
4 79 (20.68%) MongoDB
5 78 (20.42%) Linux
6 73 (19.11%) Web Services
7 72 (18.85%) Oracle
7 72 (18.85%) REST
8 69 (18.06%) Open Source
9 68 (17.80%) JavaScript
10 66 (17.28%) SOA
11 58 (15.18%) Microservices
12 57 (14.92%) XML
12 57 (14.92%) E-Commerce
12 57 (14.92%) Scrum
13 54 (14.14%) Puppet
13 54 (14.14%) SQL
14 53 (13.87%) HTML
15 52 (13.61%) TDD
15 52 (13.61%) Git (software)
16 50 (13.09%) AngularJS
16 50 (13.09%) J2EE
17 48 (12.57%) JSON
18 47 (12.30%) Maven
19 46 (12.04%) RESTful
20 43 (11.26%) NoSQL
20 43 (11.26%) SOAP
21 42 (10.99%) JIRA
22 40 (10.47%) Java EE
23 39 (10.21%) Jenkins

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 33 (8.64%) JBoss
2 32 (8.38%) Confluence
3 22 (5.76%) WebLogic
4 21 (5.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 21 (5.50%) Apache
5 20 (5.24%) Tomcat
6 19 (4.97%) Apache Solr
7 18 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (4.45%) CMS
9 16 (4.19%) Mule
10 14 (3.66%) WebSphere
11 9 (2.36%) Oracle Service Bus
12 8 (2.09%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (2.09%) nginx
13 7 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (1.31%) Apache Spark
15 4 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
15 4 (1.05%) Oracle Coherence
16 3 (0.79%) Apache Pig
16 3 (0.79%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (1.31%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.79%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.52%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.26%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.33%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.45%) SaaS
3 8 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.09%) PaaS
4 7 (1.83%) GitHub
5 5 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.52%) iPaaS
6 2 (0.52%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.26%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.85%) HTTP
2 12 (3.14%) LDAP
3 10 (2.62%) HTTPS
4 6 (1.57%) FTP
5 4 (1.05%) SSL
6 2 (0.52%) Internet
6 2 (0.52%) Network Security
7 1 (0.26%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.26%) Skype
7 1 (0.26%) SNMP
7 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (20.68%) MongoDB
2 43 (11.26%) NoSQL
3 37 (9.69%) Hadoop
4 25 (6.54%) Big Data
5 18 (4.71%) MySQL
5 18 (4.71%) Oracle Database
6 14 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (3.66%) Relational Database
7 13 (3.40%) Hazelcast
8 12 (3.14%) Oracle OWB
9 10 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.62%) Redis
10 9 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (2.09%) SQL Server
12 7 (1.83%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.31%) DB2
14 4 (1.05%) HBase
14 4 (1.05%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.79%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 52 (13.61%) Git (software)
2 47 (12.30%) Maven
3 42 (10.99%) JIRA
4 39 (10.21%) Jenkins
5 21 (5.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 20 (5.24%) SoapUI
7 17 (4.45%) Selenium
8 15 (3.93%) JUnit
9 13 (3.40%) Cucumber
10 11 (2.88%) ClearQuest
11 8 (2.09%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.57%) Ant
12 6 (1.57%) Hudson
12 6 (1.57%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (1.57%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.31%) Gradle
13 5 (1.31%) Subversion
14 4 (1.05%) Protractor
14 4 (1.05%) SonarQube
15 3 (0.79%) webpack
General
1 37 (9.69%) Banking
2 34 (8.90%) Finance
3 15 (3.93%) Marketing
4 13 (3.40%) Retail
5 5 (1.31%) Military
6 4 (1.05%) Publishing
7 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Automotive
8 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.26%) Games
8 1 (0.26%) Legal
8 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (33.77%) Spring
2 73 (19.11%) Web Services
3 72 (18.85%) REST
4 57 (14.92%) XML
5 53 (13.87%) HTML
6 50 (13.09%) AngularJS
6 50 (13.09%) J2EE
7 48 (12.57%) JSON
8 46 (12.04%) RESTful
9 43 (11.26%) SOAP
10 40 (10.47%) Java EE
11 39 (10.21%) Spring Boot
12 38 (9.95%) CSS
12 38 (9.95%) Hibernate
13 35 (9.16%) RabbitMQ
14 29 (7.59%) HTML5
14 29 (7.59%) JMS
15 27 (7.07%) Middleware
16 25 (6.54%) Play Framework
17 22 (5.76%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.97%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (3.93%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.09%) Mathematics
3 8 (2.09%) Social Media
3 8 (2.09%) Visualisation
4 7 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.57%) Blog
6 4 (1.05%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.05%) User Experience
7 3 (0.79%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.79%) DataPower
7 3 (0.79%) Derivative
7 3 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.79%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.79%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.52%) CESG
8 2 (0.52%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (0.52%) CMDB
8 2 (0.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 78 (20.42%) Linux
2 22 (5.76%) Unix
3 9 (2.36%) Windows
4 4 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.79%) Android
5 3 (0.79%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.79%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (47.64%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (18.06%) Open Source
3 66 (17.28%) SOA
4 58 (15.18%) Microservices
5 57 (14.92%) E-Commerce
5 57 (14.92%) Scrum
6 52 (13.61%) TDD
7 35 (9.16%) Continuous Delivery
8 34 (8.90%) Software Architecture
9 31 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (8.12%) Technical Architecture
10 30 (7.85%) SDLC
11 28 (7.33%) TOGAF
12 25 (6.54%) Data Modelling
12 25 (6.54%) DevOps
13 23 (6.02%) OO
14 22 (5.76%) Kanban
14 22 (5.76%) UML
15 20 (5.24%) RUP
16 19 (4.97%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 382 (100.00%) Java
2 68 (17.80%) JavaScript
3 54 (14.14%) SQL
4 32 (8.38%) Scala
5 27 (7.07%) Python
6 14 (3.66%) C++
6 14 (3.66%) Ruby
7 13 (3.40%) PHP
8 10 (2.62%) Groovy
8 10 (2.62%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.36%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.83%) C
11 6 (1.57%) XQuery
12 5 (1.31%) C#
13 3 (0.79%) ES6
14 2 (0.52%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.52%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.52%) VBScript
15 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.26%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 22 (5.76%) Degree
2 20 (5.24%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.88%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.09%) PhD
5 7 (1.83%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.05%) ISEB
7 3 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.79%) MBA
8 2 (0.52%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.52%) CISSP
8 2 (0.52%) CITP
8 2 (0.52%) CLAS
8 2 (0.52%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.50%) QA
2 3 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.79%) ISO20022
2 3 (0.79%) SEPA
3 2 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) PA-DSS
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (8.12%) Docker
2 6 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.79%) HDFS
4 2 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.52%) vCloud
4 2 (0.52%) vSphere
5 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.26%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 54 (14.14%) Puppet
2 16 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (3.93%) Graphite
4 8 (2.09%) Ansible
4 8 (2.09%) Consul
5 7 (1.83%) Kibana
5 7 (1.83%) logstash
6 6 (1.57%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.31%) Grafana
8 2 (0.52%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.52%) vRealize
9 1 (0.26%) Ambari
9 1 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.26%) Nagios
9 1 (0.26%) Oozie
9 1 (0.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 72 (18.85%) Oracle
2 21 (5.50%) Adobe
3 18 (4.71%) WSO2
4 14 (3.66%) hybris
4 14 (3.66%) IBM
5 11 (2.88%) MuleSoft
6 9 (2.36%) AppDynamics
6 9 (2.36%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.09%) VMware
8 7 (1.83%) Google
9 6 (1.57%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.57%) Microsoft
9 6 (1.57%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.31%) Teradata
11 4 (1.05%) Endeca
11 4 (1.05%) Informatica
12 3 (0.79%) Pega
12 3 (0.79%) Vertica
13 2 (0.52%) Apigee
13 2 (0.52%) Citrix
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