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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Architect
Rank 520 496 490
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 56 70 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 47 32
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£475 £500 £511
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £399 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £663 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -22 52 £469 -6.25% 10
East Midlands +16 14 £513 - 1
East of England +11 14 £400 -11.11% 1
London -29 13 £494 -17.77% 3
Northamptonshire -1 12 £513 -
South East -23 8 £325 -35.00% 1
Edinburgh -6 4 £475 -7.31%
Scotland -14 4 £475 +20.63%
City of London +13 3 £431 -46.09% 2
South West -21 2 £513 +2.50% 4
Berkshire 0 1 £325 -
West Midlands -9 1 £425 -15.00%
Canary Wharf - 1 £475 -
Surrey - 1 £550 -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - - 2
Newbury - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Egham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Bath - - - - 2
Birmingham - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Coventry - - - -

Java Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (37.96%) Spring
3 39 (36.11%) J2EE
4 33 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (26.85%) Hibernate
6 21 (19.44%) Scrum
7 20 (18.52%) TDD
7 20 (18.52%) Java EE
7 20 (18.52%) Elasticsearch
8 19 (17.59%) Open Source
8 19 (17.59%) Web Services
9 17 (15.74%) SOA
9 17 (15.74%) REST
9 17 (15.74%) Couchbase
10 16 (14.81%) XML
10 16 (14.81%) Oracle
11 15 (13.89%) Scala
12 14 (12.96%) JavaScript
12 14 (12.96%) Maven
13 13 (12.04%) Finance
13 13 (12.04%) Banking
13 13 (12.04%) SOAP
13 13 (12.04%) BDD
14 12 (11.11%) JMS
15 11 (10.19%) MVC
16 10 (9.26%) Linux
16 10 (9.26%) OO
16 10 (9.26%) HTML
16 10 (9.26%) MySQL
16 10 (9.26%) CSS

Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (18.52%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (7.41%) Apache
3 6 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.56%) JBoss
4 4 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.70%) Mule
5 3 (2.78%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.78%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.85%) Confluence
6 2 (1.85%) Node.js
6 2 (1.85%) Liferay
7 1 (0.93%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.93%) WildFly
7 1 (0.93%) GemFire
7 1 (0.93%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.93%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.93%) SAS
7 1 (0.93%) CMS
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) RTP
2 1 (0.93%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.74%) Couchbase
2 10 (9.26%) NoSQL
2 10 (9.26%) MySQL
3 7 (6.48%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (6.48%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.63%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.78%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.78%) Big Data
7 3 (2.78%) Redis
8 2 (1.85%) Riak
8 2 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.85%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (0.93%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (12.96%) Maven
2 8 (7.41%) JIRA
2 8 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.70%) JUnit
3 4 (3.70%) Subversion
4 3 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.78%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.85%) Hudson
5 2 (1.85%) Ant
6 1 (0.93%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.93%) Arquillian
6 1 (0.93%) YourKit
6 1 (0.93%) TestNG
6 1 (0.93%) Selenium
6 1 (0.93%) FitNesse
General
1 13 (12.04%) Finance
1 13 (12.04%) Banking
2 3 (2.78%) Retail
3 2 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Games
4 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.93%) French Language
4 1 (0.93%) Norwegian Language
4 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.93%) Front Office
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (37.96%) Spring
2 39 (36.11%) J2EE
3 29 (26.85%) Hibernate
4 20 (18.52%) Java EE
5 19 (17.59%) Web Services
6 17 (15.74%) REST
7 16 (14.81%) XML
8 13 (12.04%) SOAP
9 12 (11.11%) JMS
10 10 (9.26%) HTML
10 10 (9.26%) CSS
10 10 (9.26%) RESTful
11 8 (7.41%) JPA
11 8 (7.41%) EJB
12 7 (6.48%) Struts
12 7 (6.48%) HTML5
13 6 (5.56%) JSP
13 6 (5.56%) JSON
13 6 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
14 5 (4.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.59%) Open Source
2 5 (4.63%) Clustering
3 2 (1.85%) PKI
3 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (0.93%) Web 2.0
4 1 (0.93%) Graphic Design
4 1 (0.93%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.93%) Streaming Video
4 1 (0.93%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.26%) Linux
2 9 (8.33%) UNIX
3 4 (3.70%) Windows
4 2 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.85%) Android
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.93%) AIX
5 1 (0.93%) Solaris
5 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.44%) Scrum
3 20 (18.52%) TDD
4 17 (15.74%) SOA
5 13 (12.04%) BDD
6 11 (10.19%) MVC
7 10 (9.26%) OO
8 9 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.48%) UML
10 5 (4.63%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.63%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (4.63%) Functional Programming
11 4 (3.70%) DevOps
11 4 (3.70%) Multithreading
11 4 (3.70%) EAI
12 3 (2.78%) Data Modelling
12 3 (2.78%) Kanban
12 3 (2.78%) OWASP
12 3 (2.78%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 108 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (13.89%) Scala
3 14 (12.96%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.33%) SQL
5 3 (2.78%) Ruby
6 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.85%) Clojure
6 2 (1.85%) Golang
Qualifications
1 5 (4.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.70%) Degree
3 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) VCP4
System Software
1 5 (4.63%) Docker
2 1 (0.93%) HDFS
2 1 (0.93%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.78%) OpenAM
2 3 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (14.81%) Oracle
2 4 (3.70%) Red Hat
2 4 (3.70%) TIBCO
3 3 (2.78%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.78%) ForgeRock
4 1 (0.93%) Guidewire
4 1 (0.93%) Sybase
4 1 (0.93%) BEA
4 1 (0.93%) Open Text
4 1 (0.93%) RedDot
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