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 29 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Architect
Rank 621 642 630
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Architect 23 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.023% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.024% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 4
Median daily rate £500 £463 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -6.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £425 £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £553 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £425 -
% change year-on-year
+15.29% -
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
51209 54594 53300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33381 34715 32174
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 1644 2049 2080
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
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 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 29 August 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 20 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 29 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 +15 22 £490 +5.94% 4
West Midlands -25 8 £453 +6.47%
Shropshire -12 7 £395 -7.05%
Telford -18 7 £395 -7.05%
London -15 6 £550 +2.32% 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £480 -
Huntingdon - 3 £480 -
East of England - 3 £480 -
South East +13 2 £475 - 1
East Midlands -1 2 £600 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £600 -
West Sussex - 2 £475 -
Newport - 1 £500 -
South Wales - 1 £500 -
Cheshire - 1 £500 -
Warrington - 1 £500 -
Worthing - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
North West - 1 £500 - 1
Wales - 1 £500 -

Java Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 68 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (64.71%) Spring
3 42 (61.76%) MongoDB
4 41 (60.29%) Linux
5 39 (57.35%) Puppet
5 39 (57.35%) Spring Boot
6 37 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (52.94%) Maven
8 33 (48.53%) Git (software)
8 33 (48.53%) Software Architecture
9 32 (47.06%) RabbitMQ
9 32 (47.06%) SQL
10 28 (41.18%) Oracle
11 24 (35.29%) JIRA
12 22 (32.35%) Open Source
13 20 (29.41%) Confluence
13 20 (29.41%) Microservices
14 18 (26.47%) Docker
14 18 (26.47%) RUP
15 17 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
15 17 (25.00%) Waterfall
15 17 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 17 (25.00%) Project Planning
15 17 (25.00%) Graphite
15 17 (25.00%) ELK Stack
15 17 (25.00%) Hystrix
16 16 (23.53%) WireMock
16 16 (23.53%) ClearQuest
17 15 (22.06%) WSO2
18 14 (20.59%) Continuous Delivery

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 20 (29.41%) Confluence
2 5 (7.35%) Apache
2 5 (7.35%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.41%) nginx
4 2 (2.94%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.47%) JBoss
5 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) HTTP
2 7 (10.29%) LDAP
3 2 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (61.76%) MongoDB
2 17 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
3 6 (8.82%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (52.94%) Maven
2 33 (48.53%) Git (software)
3 24 (35.29%) JIRA
4 17 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (23.53%) ClearQuest
6 12 (17.65%) SoapUI
7 4 (5.88%) WebDriver
8 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.94%) ClearCase
9 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.47%) CA Gen
10 1 (1.47%) JUnit
10 1 (1.47%) Protractor
General
1 5 (7.35%) Military
2 1 (1.47%) Automotive
2 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (64.71%) Spring
2 39 (57.35%) Spring Boot
3 32 (47.06%) RabbitMQ
4 17 (25.00%) ELK Stack
4 17 (25.00%) Hystrix
5 16 (23.53%) WireMock
6 13 (19.12%) XML
7 11 (16.18%) J2EE
7 11 (16.18%) REST
8 10 (14.71%) XSL
9 9 (13.24%) Play Framework
10 7 (10.29%) JSON
10 7 (10.29%) Swagger
11 6 (8.82%) HTML
12 5 (7.35%) Java EE
12 5 (7.35%) Node.js
13 4 (5.88%) AngularJS
13 4 (5.88%) Apache Flex
13 4 (5.88%) Web Services
14 3 (4.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (60.29%) Linux
2 7 (10.29%) Unix
3 5 (7.35%) Windows
4 2 (2.94%) Android
4 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (48.53%) Software Architecture
3 22 (32.35%) Open Source
4 20 (29.41%) Microservices
5 18 (26.47%) RUP
6 17 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 17 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 14 (20.59%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (16.18%) TDD
9 8 (11.76%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.88%) Scrum
10 4 (5.88%) Use Case
11 3 (4.41%) SDLC
11 3 (4.41%) SOA
12 2 (2.94%) Defect Tracking
12 2 (2.94%) DevOps
12 2 (2.94%) High Availability
12 2 (2.94%) Mobile Application Development
12 2 (2.94%) Static Code Analysis
12 2 (2.94%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (47.06%) SQL
3 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.71%) PHP
5 9 (13.24%) Scala
6 8 (11.76%) PL/SQL
7 7 (10.29%) Shell Script
8 5 (7.35%) C++
8 5 (7.35%) Python
9 2 (2.94%) C#
9 2 (2.94%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.35%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (26.47%) Docker
2 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 39 (57.35%) Puppet
2 17 (25.00%) Graphite
3 8 (11.76%) Consul
4 6 (8.82%) Grafana
5 2 (2.94%) Ansible
5 2 (2.94%) OpenAM
6 1 (1.47%) Kibana
6 1 (1.47%) logstash
Vendors
1 28 (41.18%) Oracle
2 15 (22.06%) WSO2
3 5 (7.35%) VMware
4 3 (4.41%) Informatica
5 2 (2.94%) Endeca
5 2 (2.94%) hybris
6 1 (1.47%) BEA
6 1 (1.47%) Pega
6 1 (1.47%) webMethods