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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Architect
Rank 500 497 481
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 122 149 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.29% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 104 114
Median daily rate £550 £513 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £625 £710
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £523
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
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
46860 52217 52769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.73% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30653 33283 33387
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2021 2181
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -19 113 £550 +7.31% 33
London +12 59 £575 +10.57% 19
East Midlands +5 12 £550 -
East of England +4 11 £475 - 1
Yorkshire +15 10 £538 +7.50% 1
South East +9 9 £625 +20.19% 3
Northamptonshire - 8 £550 -
West Yorkshire +17 7 £525 +5.00% 1
Leeds +13 7 £525 +5.00% 1
City of London -1 7 £750 +36.36% 6
Hertfordshire +3 5 £475 -
Berkshire - 5 £750 - 2
Scotland +9 4 £450 -10.00% 2
Watford +1 3 - -
Suffolk -2 3 £525 +10.52% 1
North West -11 3 £700 +27.27% 5
West Midlands -12 3 £475 +18.75%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £425 -
Maidenhead - 3 £750 -
Peterborough - 3 £425 -
Edinburgh +18 2 £375 -25.00% 2
Surrey +14 2 £525 +3.44%
Cheshire +13 2 £700 +27.27%
South West +7 2 £625 +35.13% 4
Canary Wharf +2 2 £630 +32.63%
Ipswich 0 2 £515 +8.42% 1
Shropshire -2 2 £506 -
Telford -7 2 £506 -
North East -23 2 - -
Wales - 2 £700 -

Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 288 (100.00%) Java
2 131 (45.49%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (33.33%) Spring
4 81 (28.13%) Oracle
5 57 (19.79%) JavaScript
5 57 (19.79%) REST
6 56 (19.44%) AngularJS
6 56 (19.44%) MongoDB
7 55 (19.10%) SOA
8 54 (18.75%) J2EE
9 51 (17.71%) E-Commerce
10 50 (17.36%) Web Services
11 49 (17.01%) SQL
12 48 (16.67%) NoSQL
13 47 (16.32%) RESTful
14 46 (15.97%) Microservices
15 43 (14.93%) XML
16 40 (13.89%) Linux
16 40 (13.89%) TDD
17 39 (13.54%) Scrum
17 39 (13.54%) JSON
18 37 (12.85%) HTML
18 37 (12.85%) Jenkins
19 36 (12.50%) CSS
19 36 (12.50%) Java EE
20 35 (12.15%) Open Source
21 34 (11.81%) SOAP
22 33 (11.46%) Finance
23 32 (11.11%) JIRA
23 32 (11.11%) Data Modelling

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 30 (10.42%) JBoss
2 28 (9.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 27 (9.38%) Confluence
4 22 (7.64%) Tomcat
5 21 (7.29%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 13 (4.51%) Apache
7 13 (4.51%) Apache Solr
8 11 (3.82%) WebLogic
8 11 (3.82%) WebSphere
9 9 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (3.13%) Mule
10 8 (2.78%) CMS
10 8 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
11 6 (2.08%) Apache Spark
11 6 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.74%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (1.39%) Jetty
13 4 (1.39%) Mule ESB
14 3 (1.04%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (1.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (0.69%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.35%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.86%) SaaS
3 10 (3.47%) PaaS
4 7 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.39%) GitHub
6 2 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.69%) CloudBees
6 2 (0.69%) IaaS
6 2 (0.69%) iPaaS
6 2 (0.69%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.35%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.35%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.35%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.86%) HTTP
2 10 (3.47%) HTTPS
3 8 (2.78%) LDAP
4 6 (2.08%) FTP
5 3 (1.04%) Internet
6 2 (0.69%) SSL
7 1 (0.35%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.35%) LAN
7 1 (0.35%) Network Security
7 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (19.44%) MongoDB
2 48 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 32 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 26 (9.03%) Big Data
5 22 (7.64%) Redis
6 19 (6.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 19 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (6.60%) Oracle Database
7 18 (6.25%) Relational Database
8 17 (5.90%) MySQL
9 11 (3.82%) SQL Server
10 9 (3.13%) Apache Hive
11 7 (2.43%) Oracle OWB
12 6 (2.08%) DB2
12 6 (2.08%) Neo4j
13 5 (1.74%) Hazelcast
13 5 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.74%) RDBMS
14 4 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (1.39%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 37 (12.85%) Jenkins
2 32 (11.11%) JIRA
3 31 (10.76%) Git (software)
3 31 (10.76%) Maven
4 19 (6.60%) Selenium
5 14 (4.86%) JUnit
6 12 (4.17%) Cucumber
7 9 (3.13%) Ant
7 9 (3.13%) SoapUI
8 6 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (2.08%) ClearQuest
8 6 (2.08%) Gradle
8 6 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (2.08%) SonarQube
8 6 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.39%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.04%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.04%) Protractor
10 3 (1.04%) Travis CI
10 3 (1.04%) webpack
General
1 33 (11.46%) Finance
2 17 (5.90%) Banking
3 16 (5.56%) Marketing
4 8 (2.78%) Retail
5 5 (1.74%) Publishing
6 4 (1.39%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.04%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.04%) Military
8 2 (0.69%) Games
9 1 (0.35%) Automotive
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) Billing
9 1 (0.35%) Finnish Language
9 1 (0.35%) French Language
9 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (33.33%) Spring
2 57 (19.79%) REST
3 56 (19.44%) AngularJS
4 54 (18.75%) J2EE
5 50 (17.36%) Web Services
6 47 (16.32%) RESTful
7 43 (14.93%) XML
8 39 (13.54%) JSON
9 37 (12.85%) HTML
10 36 (12.50%) CSS
10 36 (12.50%) Java EE
11 34 (11.81%) SOAP
12 30 (10.42%) Hibernate
13 27 (9.38%) jQuery
14 24 (8.33%) JMS
15 19 (6.60%) HTML5
15 19 (6.60%) XSLT
16 18 (6.25%) JSF
16 18 (6.25%) Node.js
17 17 (5.90%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.60%) Computer Science
2 10 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.78%) Mathematics
3 8 (2.78%) Visualisation
4 7 (2.43%) Social Media
5 6 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.74%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.74%) User Experience
7 4 (1.39%) DataPower
8 3 (1.04%) Fintech
8 3 (1.04%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.04%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.69%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.69%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.69%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.69%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.69%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.69%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.35%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 40 (13.89%) Linux
2 20 (6.94%) Unix
3 6 (2.08%) Windows
4 2 (0.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.35%) AIX
5 1 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (45.49%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (19.10%) SOA
3 51 (17.71%) E-Commerce
4 46 (15.97%) Microservices
5 40 (13.89%) TDD
6 39 (13.54%) Scrum
7 35 (12.15%) Open Source
8 32 (11.11%) Data Modelling
9 30 (10.42%) OO
10 27 (9.38%) Software Architecture
11 24 (8.33%) TOGAF
12 23 (7.99%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (6.94%) Kanban
14 19 (6.60%) Continuous Delivery
14 19 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (6.60%) UML
15 17 (5.90%) BDD
16 16 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
16 16 (5.56%) Software Engineering
16 16 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 288 (100.00%) Java
2 57 (19.79%) JavaScript
3 49 (17.01%) SQL
4 20 (6.94%) Python
4 20 (6.94%) Scala
5 14 (4.86%) PL/SQL
5 14 (4.86%) Ruby
6 8 (2.78%) ActionScript
7 6 (2.08%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.08%) XQuery
8 5 (1.74%) C++
9 4 (1.39%) Groovy
10 3 (1.04%) ES6
11 2 (0.69%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.69%) C
11 2 (0.69%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.69%) Perl
11 2 (0.69%) PHP
11 2 (0.69%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (9.03%) Degree
2 11 (3.82%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.78%) PhD
4 7 (2.43%) ISEB
4 7 (2.43%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.74%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.04%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.69%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.69%) MBA
7 2 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.47%) QA
2 3 (1.04%) ISO20022
3 2 (0.69%) SEPA
4 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.35%) PA-DSS
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (3.82%) Docker
2 3 (1.04%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.69%) HDFS
3 2 (0.69%) vCloud
3 2 (0.69%) vSphere
4 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.35%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 27 (9.38%) Puppet
2 14 (4.86%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.08%) Kibana
4 5 (1.74%) logstash
5 4 (1.39%) Graphite
6 3 (1.04%) Ansible
6 3 (1.04%) Grafana
6 3 (1.04%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.69%) vRealize
8 1 (0.35%) Ambari
8 1 (0.35%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.35%) Consul
8 1 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.35%) Marathon
8 1 (0.35%) Mesos
8 1 (0.35%) Nagios
8 1 (0.35%) Oozie
Vendors
1 81 (28.13%) Oracle
2 29 (10.07%) Adobe
3 14 (4.86%) IBM
4 13 (4.51%) hybris
5 10 (3.47%) WSO2
6 9 (3.13%) Sybase
7 6 (2.08%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.08%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.74%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.74%) MuleSoft
8 5 (1.74%) Teradata
8 5 (1.74%) TIBCO
8 5 (1.74%) VMware
9 4 (1.39%) Google
10 3 (1.04%) Apigee
10 3 (1.04%) Informatica
10 3 (1.04%) Pega
10 3 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.04%) SAP
10 3 (1.04%) Vertica
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