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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Architect
Rank 620 636 626
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Architect 10 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.014% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.015% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Median daily rate £490 £375 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.66% -26.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £375 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £375 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 - £500
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
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
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 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
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 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 4 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 7 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 +24 8 £471 +25.66% 3
London +8 8 £471 +25.66% 2
Docklands, London 0 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -

Java Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 29 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (65.52%) Oracle
3 17 (58.62%) Spring
4 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (55.17%) Software Architecture
5 13 (44.83%) SQL
6 12 (41.38%) J2EE
6 12 (41.38%) XML
7 11 (37.93%) Maven
8 10 (34.48%) JIRA
8 10 (34.48%) Linux
8 10 (34.48%) SOA
9 9 (31.03%) REST
9 9 (31.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
10 7 (24.14%) Oracle OWB
10 7 (24.14%) UML
10 7 (24.14%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (24.14%) OO
10 7 (24.14%) RUP
10 7 (24.14%) LDAP
10 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL
10 7 (24.14%) Project Planning
10 7 (24.14%) MongoDB
10 7 (24.14%) Open Source
10 7 (24.14%) Confluence
10 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
11 6 (20.69%) Puppet
11 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
11 6 (20.69%) Computer Science

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 9 (31.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (24.14%) Confluence
3 6 (20.69%) Apache
4 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
5 3 (10.34%) JBoss
6 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
6 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (3.45%) nginx
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) LDAP
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) MongoDB
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle OWB
2 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (13.79%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.45%) Endeca
5 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Maven
2 10 (34.48%) JIRA
3 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
4 6 (20.69%) ClearQuest
5 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
5 4 (13.79%) JUnit
6 3 (10.34%) Ant
6 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
6 3 (10.34%) Gradle
6 3 (10.34%) IntelliJ
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (6.90%) ClearCase
7 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (3.45%) CA Gen
8 1 (3.45%) Protractor
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
1 3 (10.34%) Military
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) Spring
2 12 (41.38%) J2EE
2 12 (41.38%) XML
3 9 (31.03%) REST
4 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
5 6 (20.69%) Hibernate
5 6 (20.69%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (20.69%) Spring Boot
5 6 (20.69%) Web Services
5 6 (20.69%) XSL
6 5 (17.24%) Java EE
6 5 (17.24%) RESTful
7 4 (13.79%) Apache Flex
7 4 (13.79%) BlazeDS
7 4 (13.79%) JSON
7 4 (13.79%) Spring MVC
7 4 (13.79%) XSLT
8 3 (10.34%) JDBC
8 3 (10.34%) JSF
8 3 (10.34%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (55.17%) Software Architecture
2 10 (34.48%) SOA
3 7 (24.14%) OO
3 7 (24.14%) OOA/OOD
3 7 (24.14%) Open Source
3 7 (24.14%) Project Planning
3 7 (24.14%) RUP
3 7 (24.14%) UML
4 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (20.69%) TOGAF
4 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
5 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
5 5 (17.24%) Logical Data Model
5 5 (17.24%) Physical Data Model
6 4 (13.79%) ArchiMate
6 4 (13.79%) Coaching
6 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
6 4 (13.79%) MVC
6 4 (13.79%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL
4 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
5 4 (13.79%) ActionScript
6 3 (10.34%) C++
6 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.34%) Python
7 2 (6.90%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.45%) Perl
8 1 (3.45%) PHP
8 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) ISEB
1 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) PA-DSS
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Consul
2 1 (3.45%) Graphite
2 1 (3.45%) Kibana
2 1 (3.45%) logstash
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) IBM
2 6 (20.69%) Sybase
3 5 (17.24%) WSO2
4 4 (13.79%) Adobe
5 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.34%) VMware
6 2 (6.90%) Informatica
7 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
7 1 (3.45%) BEA
7 1 (3.45%) hybris
7 1 (3.45%) Pega
7 1 (3.45%) webMethods