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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Architect
Rank 463 481 516
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 171 184 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.32% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.33% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 132 73
Median daily rate £515 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +11.11%
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
50506 55381 53413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.92% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32907 35226 32261
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1614 2075 2087
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +9 168 £515 -1.90% 32
London +7 83 £550 -4.34% 14
West Midlands -20 19 £440 +3.52% 1
Yorkshire +15 18 £515 +21.17% 3
South East +3 15 £475 -2.06% 2
Telford -8 15 £440 +3.52%
Shropshire -12 15 £440 +3.52%
West Yorkshire +16 14 £515 -1.90% 2
Leeds +10 13 £515 -1.90% 2
East Midlands -3 13 £525 -4.54% 3
North West +2 12 £469 -14.77% 5
Berkshire +17 10 £475 +5.55%
East of England +23 8 £480 -4.00% 1
Cheshire +7 7 £450 -18.18% 2
Northamptonshire +4 7 £550 - 1
Cambridgeshire +33 6 £480 -8.57% 1
City of London +24 6 £1,000 +60.00% 6
Maidenhead - 4 £750 -
Chester - 4 £438 - 1
Cambridge +24 3 £475 -9.52% 1
South Yorkshire -3 3 £675 +58.82% 1
West Sussex -4 3 £513 +7.89%
Nottinghamshire -5 3 £515 +14.44% 2
Sheffield -6 3 £675 +58.82% 1
Manchester -9 3 £525 +16.66% 3
Nottingham -9 3 £515 +14.44% 2
Huntingdon - 3 £480 -
Scotland +11 2 £450 -33.33%
Warrington +6 2 £438 -20.45%
Croydon -11 2 £475 -

Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 388 (100.00%) Java
2 188 (48.45%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (35.82%) Spring
4 91 (23.45%) Linux
5 88 (22.68%) MongoDB
6 79 (20.36%) Oracle
7 71 (18.30%) Web Services
8 69 (17.78%) Open Source
9 64 (16.49%) Puppet
10 63 (16.24%) Git (software)
11 62 (15.98%) REST
11 62 (15.98%) Microservices
12 61 (15.72%) SOA
12 61 (15.72%) Maven
13 60 (15.46%) SQL
14 58 (14.95%) XML
15 57 (14.69%) Scrum
16 56 (14.43%) TDD
16 56 (14.43%) JavaScript
17 55 (14.18%) Spring Boot
18 47 (12.11%) J2EE
19 45 (11.60%) RabbitMQ
19 45 (11.60%) JIRA
20 44 (11.34%) JSON
21 43 (11.08%) Software Architecture
22 42 (10.82%) RESTful
23 41 (10.57%) HTML
23 41 (10.57%) E-Commerce
24 40 (10.31%) Finance
25 38 (9.79%) Docker

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 34 (8.76%) Confluence
2 25 (6.44%) JBoss
3 21 (5.41%) WebLogic
4 19 (4.90%) Apache
5 15 (3.87%) CMS
5 15 (3.87%) Tomcat
6 14 (3.61%) Apache Solr
6 14 (3.61%) Mule
7 13 (3.35%) WebSphere
8 12 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (2.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 9 (2.32%) Oracle Service Bus
11 8 (2.06%) nginx
12 6 (1.55%) Apache Spark
12 6 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (1.03%) Apache Pig
13 4 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
14 3 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.77%) Liferay
14 3 (0.77%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (1.80%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.52%) HipChat
2 2 (0.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.26%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 33 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.09%) SaaS
3 11 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (2.06%) GitHub
6 3 (0.77%) PaaS
7 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.52%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.26%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.26%) Heroku
8 1 (0.26%) Lucidchart
8 1 (0.26%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.19%) HTTP
2 10 (2.58%) LDAP
3 6 (1.55%) FTP
4 4 (1.03%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.03%) SSL
5 2 (0.52%) Internet
5 2 (0.52%) Network Security
6 1 (0.26%) DNS
6 1 (0.26%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.26%) Skype
6 1 (0.26%) SNMP
6 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (22.68%) MongoDB
2 36 (9.28%) NoSQL
3 28 (7.22%) Hadoop
4 21 (5.41%) Big Data
5 18 (4.64%) Oracle OWB
6 17 (4.38%) Oracle Database
7 15 (3.87%) MySQL
8 13 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (3.09%) Hazelcast
9 12 (3.09%) Relational Database
10 9 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.80%) Apache Hive
13 6 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (1.55%) Redis
13 6 (1.55%) SQL Server
14 5 (1.29%) DB2
14 5 (1.29%) HBase
15 4 (1.03%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.77%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 63 (16.24%) Git (software)
2 61 (15.72%) Maven
3 45 (11.60%) JIRA
4 30 (7.73%) Jenkins
5 27 (6.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 22 (5.67%) SoapUI
7 17 (4.38%) ClearQuest
8 12 (3.09%) JUnit
8 12 (3.09%) Selenium
9 10 (2.58%) WebDriver
10 8 (2.06%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.80%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.55%) Hudson
12 6 (1.55%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (1.29%) Gradle
14 4 (1.03%) Ant
14 4 (1.03%) Protractor
14 4 (1.03%) Subversion
15 3 (0.77%) SonarQube
15 3 (0.77%) TestNG
General
1 40 (10.31%) Finance
2 37 (9.54%) Banking
3 13 (3.35%) Retail
4 10 (2.58%) Marketing
5 5 (1.29%) Military
6 4 (1.03%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.52%) Games
8 1 (0.26%) Automotive
8 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.26%) Legal
8 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (35.82%) Spring
2 71 (18.30%) Web Services
3 62 (15.98%) REST
4 58 (14.95%) XML
5 55 (14.18%) Spring Boot
6 47 (12.11%) J2EE
7 45 (11.60%) RabbitMQ
8 44 (11.34%) JSON
9 42 (10.82%) RESTful
10 41 (10.57%) HTML
11 37 (9.54%) Java EE
12 36 (9.28%) AngularJS
12 36 (9.28%) Hibernate
13 34 (8.76%) SOAP
14 27 (6.96%) CSS
14 27 (6.96%) JMS
14 27 (6.96%) Middleware
14 27 (6.96%) Play Framework
15 26 (6.70%) Node.js
16 25 (6.44%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.70%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (1.80%) Computer Science
3 7 (1.80%) Data Integration
4 6 (1.55%) Blog
5 5 (1.29%) Derivative
6 4 (1.03%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.03%) Fintech
6 4 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.03%) Social Media
6 4 (1.03%) SWIFT
7 3 (0.77%) DataPower
7 3 (0.77%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.77%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.77%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.77%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.52%) CESG
8 2 (0.52%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (0.52%) CMDB
8 2 (0.52%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 91 (23.45%) Linux
2 21 (5.41%) Unix
3 10 (2.58%) Windows
4 4 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.03%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.77%) Android
5 3 (0.77%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (48.45%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (17.78%) Open Source
3 62 (15.98%) Microservices
4 61 (15.72%) SOA
5 57 (14.69%) Scrum
6 56 (14.43%) TDD
7 43 (11.08%) Software Architecture
8 41 (10.57%) E-Commerce
9 37 (9.54%) Technical Architecture
10 35 (9.02%) SDLC
11 34 (8.76%) Continuous Delivery
12 27 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (6.70%) RUP
14 25 (6.44%) DevOps
15 24 (6.19%) Waterfall
16 22 (5.67%) OO
16 22 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
17 21 (5.41%) Data Modelling
17 21 (5.41%) TOGAF
17 21 (5.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 388 (100.00%) Java
2 60 (15.46%) SQL
3 56 (14.43%) JavaScript
4 34 (8.76%) Scala
5 24 (6.19%) Python
6 16 (4.12%) C++
7 14 (3.61%) Groovy
8 13 (3.35%) PHP
8 13 (3.35%) PL/SQL
9 11 (2.84%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.06%) C
11 7 (1.80%) Ruby
12 6 (1.55%) C#
12 6 (1.55%) XQuery
13 4 (1.03%) Perl
14 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.52%) ES6
14 2 (0.52%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.52%) VBScript
15 1 (0.26%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 27 (6.96%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.38%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.09%) Degree
4 7 (1.80%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.77%) CISSP
5 3 (0.77%) MBA
5 3 (0.77%) PhD
6 2 (0.52%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.52%) CITP
6 2 (0.52%) CLAS
6 2 (0.52%) ISEB
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.26%) CEH
7 1 (0.26%) CISA
7 1 (0.26%) CISM
7 1 (0.26%) CRISC
7 1 (0.26%) GIAC
7 1 (0.26%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.64%) QA
2 4 (1.03%) SEPA
3 3 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.77%) ISO20022
4 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (9.79%) Docker
2 6 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.77%) HDFS
4 2 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.52%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.26%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.26%) vCloud
5 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 64 (16.49%) Puppet
2 21 (5.41%) Graphite
3 10 (2.58%) Grafana
4 9 (2.32%) Ansible
5 8 (2.06%) Consul
5 8 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.80%) Kibana
6 7 (1.80%) logstash
7 6 (1.55%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.52%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.26%) Ambari
9 1 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.26%) Nagios
9 1 (0.26%) Nessus
9 1 (0.26%) Oozie
9 1 (0.26%) Salt
9 1 (0.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 79 (20.36%) Oracle
2 23 (5.93%) WSO2
3 13 (3.35%) IBM
4 12 (3.09%) Google
5 11 (2.84%) Adobe
6 9 (2.32%) AppDynamics
6 9 (2.32%) MuleSoft
7 8 (2.06%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.80%) Microsoft
8 7 (1.80%) VMware
9 6 (1.55%) hybris
10 5 (1.29%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.29%) TIBCO
11 4 (1.03%) Informatica
11 4 (1.03%) Teradata
12 3 (0.77%) Endeca
12 3 (0.77%) Guidewire
12 3 (0.77%) Pega
13 2 (0.52%) BEA
13 2 (0.52%) ServiceNow
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