The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Solutions Architect
Rank 599 567 -
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -
Contract jobs requiring a Java Solutions Architect 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.015% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.016% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £600 -
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Java Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Solutions Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -34 1 £550 - 3
East of England - 1 £550 -
Scotland - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
London - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
South East - - - -

Java Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Java Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) UML
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (40.00%) JSF
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) JBoss
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) J2EE
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Use Case
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (40.00%) JPA
4 2 (40.00%) Apache CXF
4 2 (40.00%) RichFaces
4 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (20.00%) Big Data
5 1 (20.00%) Atlassian

Java Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Java Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) JSF
1 2 (40.00%) JPA
1 2 (40.00%) Apache CXF
1 2 (40.00%) RichFaces
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (20.00%) Django
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) J2SE
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) UML
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian