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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Architect
UK
Rank 471 465 455
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 123 147 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.31% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 82 91
Median daily rate £538 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £529 £500
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +5.80%
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
42518 47379 47264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.78% 94.76% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27667 30205 29656
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1737 1864
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -3 110 £550 +4.76% 31
London +8 69 £575 +15.00% 13
East of England +8 13 £488 +2.63% 3
North West +8 7 £506 -7.95% 2
Scotland +19 6 £450 - 1
South East -1 6 £500 -6.10% 4
East Midlands 0 5 £550 - 1
South Wales - 5 £525 -
Cardiff - 5 £525 -
Wales - 5 £525 -
Yorkshire +17 4 £675 +28.57% 3
Edinburgh +16 4 £425 -10.52% 1
Suffolk -10 4 £525 +10.52%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £413 - 2
Peterborough - 4 £413 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £563 -
Berkshire +17 3 £270 -41.62%
Cheshire +15 3 £438 -20.45% 1
City of London +5 3 £650 +67.74% 4
Canary Wharf +2 3 £540 +35.00%
South West +2 3 £625 +35.13% 3
Hertfordshire -4 3 - - 1
Ipswich -10 3 £515 +8.42%
Sheffield - 3 £675 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £675 -
Reading +14 2 £270 -48.57%
Manchester +8 2 - - 1
Oxford +5 2 £700 +12.90%
Oxfordshire +2 2 £700 +12.90% 3
Docklands, London -7 2 £483 +0.94%

Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 274 (100.00%) Java
2 125 (45.62%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (36.13%) Spring
4 81 (29.56%) Oracle
5 64 (23.36%) REST
6 62 (22.63%) JavaScript
7 61 (22.26%) SOA
8 55 (20.07%) J2EE
9 54 (19.71%) Web Services
10 53 (19.34%) Microservices
11 51 (18.61%) AngularJS
12 48 (17.52%) NoSQL
13 46 (16.79%) MongoDB
13 46 (16.79%) SQL
14 45 (16.42%) E-Commerce
15 43 (15.69%) XML
16 42 (15.33%) OO
17 41 (14.96%) RESTful
18 40 (14.60%) TDD
18 40 (14.60%) JSON
19 39 (14.23%) Java EE
20 36 (13.14%) Jenkins
21 35 (12.77%) Finance
21 35 (12.77%) Hibernate
21 35 (12.77%) Scrum
21 35 (12.77%) JBoss
22 34 (12.41%) Data Modelling
23 33 (12.04%) HTML
23 33 (12.04%) CSS
23 33 (12.04%) SOAP

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 35 (12.77%) JBoss
2 31 (11.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 25 (9.12%) Tomcat
4 24 (8.76%) Confluence
5 17 (6.20%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (5.84%) Apache
7 15 (5.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 15 (5.47%) WebLogic
8 12 (4.38%) Apache Solr
9 8 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (2.55%) Mule
11 5 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (1.82%) CMS
11 5 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (1.82%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.46%) Apache Pig
12 4 (1.46%) Apache Spark
12 4 (1.46%) Jetty
12 4 (1.46%) Mule ESB
13 3 (1.09%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.36%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.36%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.68%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.01%) PaaS
2 11 (4.01%) SaaS
3 7 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.19%) GitHub
5 3 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.73%) CloudBees
6 2 (0.73%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.73%) IaaS
6 2 (0.73%) iPaaS
6 2 (0.73%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.36%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.74%) HTTP
2 10 (3.65%) HTTPS
2 10 (3.65%) LDAP
3 3 (1.09%) Internet
4 2 (0.73%) Network Security
4 2 (0.73%) VSAN
5 1 (0.36%) Firewall
5 1 (0.36%) FTP
5 1 (0.36%) GSM
5 1 (0.36%) HSPA
5 1 (0.36%) IPv4
5 1 (0.36%) LAN
5 1 (0.36%) LTE
5 1 (0.36%) WAN
5 1 (0.36%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (17.52%) NoSQL
2 46 (16.79%) MongoDB
3 29 (10.58%) Hadoop
4 24 (8.76%) Big Data
5 23 (8.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 22 (8.03%) Redis
7 19 (6.93%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (6.93%) Relational Database
8 16 (5.84%) Oracle Database
9 14 (5.11%) MySQL
10 8 (2.92%) Apache Hive
10 8 (2.92%) Hazelcast
11 7 (2.55%) SQL Server
12 6 (2.19%) Neo4j
13 5 (1.82%) Oracle OWB
14 4 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (1.46%) DB2
14 4 (1.46%) HBase
14 4 (1.46%) OrientDB
14 4 (1.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (13.14%) Jenkins
2 32 (11.68%) Maven
3 29 (10.58%) JIRA
4 22 (8.03%) Git (software)
5 16 (5.84%) Selenium
6 14 (5.11%) Ant
7 13 (4.74%) JUnit
8 10 (3.65%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.19%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.19%) Hudson
9 6 (2.19%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (1.82%) Gradle
10 5 (1.82%) SonarQube
11 4 (1.46%) ClearQuest
11 4 (1.46%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (1.09%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.09%) IntelliJ
12 3 (1.09%) JBehave
12 3 (1.09%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.09%) webpack
General
1 35 (12.77%) Finance
2 26 (9.49%) Banking
3 13 (4.74%) Marketing
4 10 (3.65%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.55%) Publishing
6 4 (1.46%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.09%) Retail
8 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.73%) Games
8 2 (0.73%) Military
9 1 (0.36%) Automotive
9 1 (0.36%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) Billing
9 1 (0.36%) Finnish Language
9 1 (0.36%) French Language
9 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (36.13%) Spring
2 64 (23.36%) REST
3 55 (20.07%) J2EE
4 54 (19.71%) Web Services
5 51 (18.61%) AngularJS
6 43 (15.69%) XML
7 41 (14.96%) RESTful
8 40 (14.60%) JSON
9 39 (14.23%) Java EE
10 35 (12.77%) Hibernate
11 33 (12.04%) CSS
11 33 (12.04%) HTML
11 33 (12.04%) SOAP
12 26 (9.49%) jQuery
13 24 (8.76%) Kafka
14 19 (6.93%) JMS
14 19 (6.93%) Node.js
15 18 (6.57%) Struts
16 17 (6.20%) XSLT
17 16 (5.84%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.30%) Computer Science
2 11 (4.01%) Data Structures
3 8 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.92%) Mathematics
3 8 (2.92%) Visualisation
4 7 (2.55%) Fintech
5 6 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.19%) Social Media
5 6 (2.19%) User Experience
6 5 (1.82%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.46%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.09%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.09%) DataPower
8 3 (1.09%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.73%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.73%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.73%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.73%) iPad
9 2 (0.73%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.36%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.68%) Linux
2 16 (5.84%) Unix
3 5 (1.82%) Windows
4 4 (1.46%) Android
5 2 (0.73%) AIX
5 2 (0.73%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (45.62%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (22.26%) SOA
3 53 (19.34%) Microservices
4 45 (16.42%) E-Commerce
5 42 (15.33%) OO
6 40 (14.60%) TDD
7 35 (12.77%) Scrum
8 34 (12.41%) Data Modelling
9 32 (11.68%) Open Source
10 26 (9.49%) UML
11 24 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (8.76%) DevOps
11 24 (8.76%) Software Architecture
12 22 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (8.03%) Enterprise Architecture
12 22 (8.03%) TOGAF
13 20 (7.30%) Coaching
14 18 (6.57%) Continuous Delivery
15 17 (6.20%) OOA/OOD
16 15 (5.47%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 274 (100.00%) Java
2 62 (22.63%) JavaScript
3 46 (16.79%) SQL
4 21 (7.66%) Scala
5 17 (6.20%) Python
6 15 (5.47%) PL/SQL
6 15 (5.47%) Ruby
7 8 (2.92%) ActionScript
8 5 (1.82%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.46%) Groovy
10 3 (1.09%) C#
10 3 (1.09%) C++
10 3 (1.09%) ES6
11 2 (0.73%) C
11 2 (0.73%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.73%) Perl
11 2 (0.73%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.36%) PHP
12 1 (0.36%) VB
12 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (10.22%) Degree
2 12 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.92%) PhD
4 7 (2.55%) ISEB
4 7 (2.55%) ISTQB
4 7 (2.55%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.09%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.73%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.73%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.36%) PA-DSS
2 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (3.65%) Docker
2 2 (0.73%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.73%) HDFS
2 2 (0.73%) vCloud
2 2 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.73%) vSphere
3 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.36%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (6.93%) Puppet
2 14 (5.11%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.46%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.09%) Ansible
5 2 (0.73%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.73%) Nagios
5 2 (0.73%) vRealize
6 1 (0.36%) Ambari
6 1 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.36%) Kibana
6 1 (0.36%) Marathon
6 1 (0.36%) Mesos
Vendors
1 81 (29.56%) Oracle
2 27 (9.85%) Adobe
3 12 (4.38%) hybris
4 11 (4.01%) IBM
5 10 (3.65%) Sybase
6 8 (2.92%) Atlassian
7 7 (2.55%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.19%) Google
8 6 (2.19%) MuleSoft
9 5 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.46%) Teradata
10 4 (1.46%) VMware
10 4 (1.46%) WSO2
11 3 (1.09%) Informatica
11 3 (1.09%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.09%) Vertica
12 2 (0.73%) ATG
12 2 (0.73%) Citrix
12 2 (0.73%) SAP
12 2 (0.73%) Sun
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