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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Architect
Rank 633 664 634
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Architect 19 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.016% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.016% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 6
Median daily rate £480 £425 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% -13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £425 -
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -
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
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 18 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 30 September 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 +7 17 £480 +12.94% 7
London +17 7 £480 -4.00% 2
Telford -24 4 - -
West Midlands -27 4 - -
Shropshire -29 4 - -
Huntingdon - 3 £480 -
East of England - 3 £480 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £480 -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
South East - 2 £475 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £475 -
Newport - 1 £500 -
South Wales - 1 £500 -
North West - 1 £500 - 1
Warrington - 1 £500 -
Worthing - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £500 -
Wales - 1 £500 -

Java Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 57 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (57.89%) Spring
3 30 (52.63%) Linux
4 27 (47.37%) Maven
4 27 (47.37%) MongoDB
5 26 (45.61%) Software Architecture
5 26 (45.61%) Spring Boot
6 25 (43.86%) Puppet
7 24 (42.11%) SQL
8 23 (40.35%) Git (software)
9 22 (38.60%) Oracle
9 22 (38.60%) RabbitMQ
10 21 (36.84%) Open Source
11 17 (29.82%) Microservices
11 17 (29.82%) XML
11 17 (29.82%) JIRA
12 14 (24.56%) Confluence
13 13 (22.81%) REST
13 13 (22.81%) Docker
14 12 (21.05%) Graphite
14 12 (21.05%) ELK Stack
14 12 (21.05%) SoapUI
14 12 (21.05%) Hystrix
14 12 (21.05%) WireMock
14 12 (21.05%) Project Planning
14 12 (21.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 12 (21.05%) Oracle OWB
14 12 (21.05%) RUP
15 11 (19.30%) ClearQuest

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 14 (24.56%) Confluence
2 7 (12.28%) Apache
3 5 (8.77%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.26%) JBoss
4 3 (5.26%) nginx
5 2 (3.51%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) HTTP
2 9 (15.79%) LDAP
3 2 (3.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (47.37%) MongoDB
2 12 (21.05%) Oracle OWB
3 6 (10.53%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (47.37%) Maven
2 23 (40.35%) Git (software)
3 17 (29.82%) JIRA
4 12 (21.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (21.05%) SoapUI
5 11 (19.30%) ClearQuest
6 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
7 4 (7.02%) Eclipse
8 3 (5.26%) JUnit
9 2 (3.51%) Ant
9 2 (3.51%) ClearCase
9 2 (3.51%) Gradle
9 2 (3.51%) IntelliJ
9 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.75%) CA Gen
10 1 (1.75%) Protractor
10 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (8.77%) Military
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Automotive
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (57.89%) Spring
2 26 (45.61%) Spring Boot
3 22 (38.60%) RabbitMQ
4 17 (29.82%) XML
5 13 (22.81%) REST
6 12 (21.05%) ELK Stack
6 12 (21.05%) Hystrix
6 12 (21.05%) WireMock
7 10 (17.54%) J2EE
7 10 (17.54%) XSL
8 6 (10.53%) HTML
8 6 (10.53%) Java EE
8 6 (10.53%) Web Services
9 5 (8.77%) Play Framework
10 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
10 4 (7.02%) Apache Flex
10 4 (7.02%) JSON
11 3 (5.26%) SOAP
11 3 (5.26%) XSD
12 2 (3.51%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (52.63%) Linux
2 7 (12.28%) Unix
3 5 (8.77%) Windows
4 2 (3.51%) Android
4 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (45.61%) Software Architecture
3 21 (36.84%) Open Source
4 17 (29.82%) Microservices
5 12 (21.05%) Project Planning
5 12 (21.05%) RUP
6 11 (19.30%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (19.30%) TDD
6 11 (19.30%) Waterfall
7 8 (14.04%) Risk Management
8 5 (8.77%) SOA
8 5 (8.77%) UML
9 4 (7.02%) Use Case
10 3 (5.26%) Scrum
10 3 (5.26%) SDLC
10 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (3.51%) OOA/OOD
11 2 (3.51%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (42.11%) SQL
3 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
4 10 (17.54%) PHP
5 7 (12.28%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.77%) C++
6 5 (8.77%) PL/SQL
6 5 (8.77%) Python
6 5 (8.77%) Scala
7 2 (3.51%) C#
7 2 (3.51%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.77%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) ISEB
3 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.75%) PA-DSS
1 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (22.81%) Docker
2 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (43.86%) Puppet
2 12 (21.05%) Graphite
3 8 (14.04%) Consul
4 2 (3.51%) Ansible
4 2 (3.51%) Grafana
4 2 (3.51%) OpenAM
5 1 (1.75%) Kibana
5 1 (1.75%) logstash
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) Oracle
2 10 (17.54%) WSO2
3 5 (8.77%) VMware
4 3 (5.26%) Informatica
5 2 (3.51%) Endeca
5 2 (3.51%) hybris
5 2 (3.51%) IBM
5 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.51%) Sybase
6 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.75%) BEA
6 1 (1.75%) Pega
6 1 (1.75%) webMethods