The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Java Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Solutions Architect
Rank 611 596 605
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Solutions Architect 28 61 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.10% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.11% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 43 24
Median daily rate £550 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £428 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £623 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £495 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
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
50509 55363 53299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.95% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32914 35215 32203
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 1615 2084 2078
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +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 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Java Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Java Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Java Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Java Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

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

Java Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Java Solutions Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Java Solutions Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Java Solutions Architect
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 -29 28 £550 +10.00% 4
London -3 19 £623 +3.75% 2
East of England +17 2 £453 -9.50%
Berkshire +14 2 £500 +13.63%
North West +4 2 £525 -4.54% 1
Manchester 0 2 £525 +24.26% 1
South East -4 2 £500 +4.16% 1
Shropshire -21 2 £436 -
Telford -21 2 £436 -
West Midlands -27 2 £436 -
City of London +32 1 £750 +20.00% 2
Norwich - 1 £480 -
Leeds - 1 £480 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £480 -
Yorkshire - 1 £480 -
Essex - 1 £425 -
Norfolk - 1 £480 -

Java Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Java Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 74 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (37.84%) Spring
4 26 (35.14%) Web Services
5 18 (24.32%) SOA
6 16 (21.62%) Technical Architecture
7 14 (18.92%) E-Commerce
7 14 (18.92%) API Integration
8 13 (17.57%) Finance
9 12 (16.22%) TOGAF
10 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (13.51%) .NET
11 10 (13.51%) Oracle
11 10 (13.51%) Open Source
12 9 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (12.16%) RESTful
13 8 (10.81%) TDD
13 8 (10.81%) Banking
13 8 (10.81%) Hibernate
13 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
13 8 (10.81%) REST
13 8 (10.81%) AngularJS
13 8 (10.81%) DevOps
14 7 (9.46%) Microservices
14 7 (9.46%) SDLC
14 7 (9.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 7 (9.46%) J2EE
14 7 (9.46%) HTML
14 7 (9.46%) CSS
14 7 (9.46%) RUP

Java Solutions 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 7 (9.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (6.76%) CMS
2 5 (6.76%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.70%) Apache
4 2 (2.70%) Confluence
4 2 (2.70%) IIS
4 2 (2.70%) Mule
5 1 (1.35%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.35%) JBoss
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.35%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) SaaS
2 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) HTTP
2 3 (4.05%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.70%) SSL
4 1 (1.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.76%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.05%) Big Data
4 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.70%) CouchDB
5 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.70%) DB2
5 2 (2.70%) MySQL
5 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.70%) Redis
6 1 (1.35%) HBase
6 1 (1.35%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.35%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.35%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.05%) JIRA
3 3 (4.05%) Maven
4 2 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.70%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.70%) FishEye
4 2 (2.70%) GoCD
4 2 (2.70%) JUnit
4 2 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.70%) Subversion
5 1 (1.35%) Build Forge
5 1 (1.35%) Checkstyle
5 1 (1.35%) DbUnit
5 1 (1.35%) Gradle
5 1 (1.35%) jMock
5 1 (1.35%) Mockito
5 1 (1.35%) Selenium
5 1 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Banking
3 6 (8.11%) Marketing
3 6 (8.11%) Retail
4 3 (4.05%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (37.84%) Spring
2 26 (35.14%) Web Services
3 10 (13.51%) .NET
4 9 (12.16%) RESTful
5 8 (10.81%) AngularJS
5 8 (10.81%) Hibernate
5 8 (10.81%) REST
6 7 (9.46%) CSS
6 7 (9.46%) HTML
6 7 (9.46%) J2EE
7 4 (5.41%) Akka
7 4 (5.41%) jQuery
7 4 (5.41%) XML
8 3 (4.05%) SOAP
9 2 (2.70%) Django
9 2 (2.70%) HTML5
9 2 (2.70%) Java EE
9 2 (2.70%) JSON
9 2 (2.70%) Memcached
9 2 (2.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Fintech
2 3 (4.05%) Derivative
2 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.70%) Equities
4 1 (1.35%) Blog
4 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.35%) DataPower
4 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.35%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.41%) Linux
2 3 (4.05%) Unix
2 3 (4.05%) Windows
3 1 (1.35%) Android
3 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.32%) SOA
3 16 (21.62%) Technical Architecture
4 14 (18.92%) API Integration
4 14 (18.92%) E-Commerce
5 12 (16.22%) TOGAF
6 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (13.51%) Open Source
8 9 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (10.81%) DevOps
9 8 (10.81%) TDD
10 7 (9.46%) Microservices
10 7 (9.46%) RUP
10 7 (9.46%) SDLC
11 6 (8.11%) RAD
11 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
12 5 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (6.76%) Scrum
12 5 (6.76%) Zachman Framework
13 4 (5.41%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.76%) SQL
4 4 (5.41%) Python
4 4 (5.41%) Scala
5 2 (2.70%) Groovy
6 1 (1.35%) C#
6 1 (1.35%) Korn
6 1 (1.35%) Perl
6 1 (1.35%) PHP
6 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Docker
2 1 (1.35%) HDFS
2 1 (1.35%) vCloud
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Ansible
1 1 (1.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (13.51%) Oracle
2 7 (9.46%) Adobe
3 6 (8.11%) IBM
4 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.05%) hybris
6 2 (2.70%) VMware
7 1 (1.35%) Canoo
7 1 (1.35%) Citrix
7 1 (1.35%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.35%) Google
7 1 (1.35%) Pega
7 1 (1.35%) SAP
7 1 (1.35%) Siebel
7 1 (1.35%) Talend
7 1 (1.35%) Teradata
7 1 (1.35%) TIBCO