The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Java Software Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Architect
Rank 608 646 595
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Architect 48 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.005% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.006% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 0 3
Median daily rate £488 - £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 - £470
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
51670 52282 49893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33730 32289 30871
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1487 2076 2100
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

Java Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Java Software Architect in the job title.

Java Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java Software Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Software Architect within the UK.

Java Software Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Java Software Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Software Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Java Software Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Java Software Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Software Architect within the UK.

Java Software Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Java Software Architect
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Software Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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 +32 48 £488 - 7
West Midlands - 36 £488 -
Telford - 35 £488 -
Shropshire - 35 £488 -
London -5 8 £433 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £480 -
East Midlands - 2 £615 - 1
East of England - 2 £480 -
Docklands, London - 2 £466 -
Huntingdon - 2 £480 -
Nottingham - 1 £615 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £615 -
South West - 1 £615 -

Java Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Java Software 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 Software Architect in the job title.

1 60 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (73.33%) Spring
3 38 (63.33%) MongoDB
4 35 (58.33%) Puppet
4 35 (58.33%) Spring Boot
5 33 (55.00%) Linux
6 32 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (51.67%) Maven
7 31 (51.67%) SQL
7 31 (51.67%) Software Architecture
8 27 (45.00%) RabbitMQ
8 27 (45.00%) Git (software)
8 27 (45.00%) Oracle
9 19 (31.67%) Microservices
10 18 (30.00%) JIRA
11 17 (28.33%) Confluence
11 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
11 17 (28.33%) XML
11 17 (28.33%) Docker
12 16 (26.67%) Graphite
12 16 (26.67%) ELK Stack
12 16 (26.67%) Hystrix
12 16 (26.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (23.33%) Open Source
14 12 (20.00%) RUP
14 12 (20.00%) Waterfall
14 12 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (18.33%) WSO2
15 11 (18.33%) Project Planning
15 11 (18.33%) XSL

Java Software 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 17 (28.33%) Confluence
2 9 (15.00%) WebLogic
3 5 (8.33%) Node.js
4 3 (5.00%) Liferay
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (3.33%) Apache
6 1 (1.67%) CMS
6 1 (1.67%) JBoss
6 1 (1.67%) nginx
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) HTTP
2 4 (6.67%) LDAP
3 2 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (63.33%) MongoDB
2 11 (18.33%) Oracle OWB
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 31 (51.67%) Maven
2 27 (45.00%) Git (software)
3 18 (30.00%) JIRA
4 16 (26.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (18.33%) ClearQuest
6 9 (15.00%) SoapUI
7 5 (8.33%) WebDriver
8 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.33%) JUnit
8 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.33%) Military
1 2 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (73.33%) Spring
2 35 (58.33%) Spring Boot
3 27 (45.00%) RabbitMQ
4 17 (28.33%) XML
5 16 (26.67%) ELK Stack
5 16 (26.67%) Hystrix
6 11 (18.33%) XSL
7 10 (16.67%) Play Framework
8 9 (15.00%) REST
9 8 (13.33%) HTML
9 8 (13.33%) J2EE
9 8 (13.33%) JSON
9 8 (13.33%) Swagger
10 6 (10.00%) Web Services
11 5 (8.33%) SOAP
12 4 (6.67%) Apache Flex
12 4 (6.67%) JPA
12 4 (6.67%) JTA
12 4 (6.67%) XML Messaging
13 3 (5.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (55.00%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
3 2 (3.33%) Android
3 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.33%) Unix
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (51.67%) Software Architecture
3 19 (31.67%) Microservices
4 14 (23.33%) Open Source
5 12 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (20.00%) RUP
5 12 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 11 (18.33%) Project Planning
7 8 (13.33%) TDD
8 7 (11.67%) Risk Management
9 6 (10.00%) Content Management
9 6 (10.00%) Scrum
10 5 (8.33%) Static Code Analysis
10 5 (8.33%) Use Case
10 5 (8.33%) Workflow
11 3 (5.00%) SDLC
11 3 (5.00%) UML
12 2 (3.33%) Defect Tracking
12 2 (3.33%) DevOps
12 2 (3.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (51.67%) SQL
3 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.67%) Scala
5 9 (15.00%) PHP
5 9 (15.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.33%) C#
6 2 (3.33%) C++
6 2 (3.33%) Python
6 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (28.33%) Docker
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (58.33%) Puppet
2 16 (26.67%) Graphite
3 7 (11.67%) Grafana
4 2 (3.33%) Ansible
4 2 (3.33%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 27 (45.00%) Oracle
2 11 (18.33%) WSO2
3 2 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (1.67%) Informatica
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