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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Solutions Architect
UK
Rank 558 590 553
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Java Solutions Architect 33 28 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.055% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.058% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 21
Median daily rate £575 £500 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £400 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £623 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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
42377 48205 48154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.76% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27593 30644 30320
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1752 1913
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017.

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 22 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +48 30 £575 +15.00% 4
London +30 19 £575 +43.75% 2
North West +21 4 £575 +21.05%
Cheshire +24 2 - -
South East +19 2 £270 -56.45%
Berkshire - 2 £270 -
Cardiff - 2 £525 -
South Wales - 2 £525 -
East Midlands - 2 £550 -
City of London - 2 £750 - 1
Reading - 2 £270 -
Wales - 2 £525 -
Yorkshire +12 1 £625 +25.00% 1
Leeds +10 1 £625 +25.00% 1
West Yorkshire +10 1 £625 +25.00% 1
East of England +4 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £550 -
Lancashire - 1 £575 -
Blackpool - 1 £575 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -

Java Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 32 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (32.43%) Spring
4 23 (31.08%) E-Commerce
4 23 (31.08%) JavaScript
5 21 (28.38%) REST
6 19 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (25.68%) Oracle
7 17 (22.97%) CSS
7 17 (22.97%) AngularJS
8 16 (21.62%) HTML
9 15 (20.27%) J2EE
9 15 (20.27%) SOA
9 15 (20.27%) jQuery
10 14 (18.92%) SQL
10 14 (18.92%) Finance
11 13 (17.57%) JSON
11 13 (17.57%) Web Services
12 12 (16.22%) Adobe
12 12 (16.22%) MongoDB
12 12 (16.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 12 (16.22%) Microservices
12 12 (16.22%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (14.86%) hybris
13 11 (14.86%) RESTful
13 11 (14.86%) HTTP
13 11 (14.86%) Java EE
13 11 (14.86%) TDD
14 10 (13.51%) Marketing
14 10 (13.51%) HTTPS

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 12 (16.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 8 (10.81%) JBoss
3 7 (9.46%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (9.46%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.41%) Confluence
4 4 (5.41%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.70%) CMS
6 2 (2.70%) Mule
6 2 (2.70%) Mule ESB
6 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.35%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.35%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.35%) Magnolia
7 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.35%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.35%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.41%) GitHub
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.70%) CloudBees
3 2 (2.70%) IaaS
3 2 (2.70%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.70%) PaaS
4 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) HTTP
2 10 (13.51%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.70%) VSAN
4 1 (1.35%) Firewall
4 1 (1.35%) Internet
4 1 (1.35%) IPv4
4 1 (1.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) MongoDB
2 9 (12.16%) Hadoop
2 9 (12.16%) NoSQL
3 8 (10.81%) Relational Database
4 7 (9.46%) Redis
5 6 (8.11%) MySQL
6 5 (6.76%) Big Data
7 4 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (4.05%) CouchDB
8 3 (4.05%) DB2
8 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
9 2 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (2.70%) Hazelcast
9 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.35%) OLAP
10 1 (1.35%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.46%) Maven
3 6 (8.11%) Selenium
4 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.41%) JIRA
4 4 (5.41%) JUnit
5 3 (4.05%) Ant
5 3 (4.05%) JBehave
6 2 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.70%) CruiseControl
6 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.70%) EasyMock
6 2 (2.70%) Mockito
6 2 (2.70%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.35%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.35%) Redmine
7 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Marketing
3 7 (9.46%) Banking
4 4 (5.41%) Publishing
5 3 (4.05%) Retail
6 2 (2.70%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.43%) Spring
2 21 (28.38%) REST
3 17 (22.97%) AngularJS
3 17 (22.97%) CSS
4 16 (21.62%) HTML
5 15 (20.27%) J2EE
5 15 (20.27%) jQuery
6 13 (17.57%) JSON
6 13 (17.57%) Web Services
7 11 (14.86%) Java EE
7 11 (14.86%) RESTful
8 10 (13.51%) SOAP
9 7 (9.46%) JMS
9 7 (9.46%) Middleware
10 5 (6.76%) HTML5
10 5 (6.76%) Struts
10 5 (6.76%) XML
11 4 (5.41%) Akka
11 4 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (4.05%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) User Experience
2 2 (2.70%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.70%) Fintech
2 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.70%) Social Media
2 2 (2.70%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.35%) DataPower
3 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.16%) Linux
2 8 (10.81%) Unix
3 2 (2.70%) AIX
3 2 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.08%) E-Commerce
3 19 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (20.27%) SOA
5 12 (16.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (16.22%) Microservices
6 11 (14.86%) TDD
7 8 (10.81%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (9.46%) Scrum
8 7 (9.46%) TOGAF
9 5 (6.76%) API Design
9 5 (6.76%) BDD
9 5 (6.76%) Change Management
9 5 (6.76%) Coaching
9 5 (6.76%) DevOps
9 5 (6.76%) Open Source
9 5 (6.76%) SDLC
9 5 (6.76%) Software Delivery
9 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.41%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 74 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (31.08%) JavaScript
3 14 (18.92%) SQL
4 5 (6.76%) Scala
5 3 (4.05%) Python
5 3 (4.05%) Ruby
6 1 (1.35%) C#
6 1 (1.35%) C++
6 1 (1.35%) Perl
6 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) vCloud
1 2 (2.70%) vSphere
2 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.41%) Puppet
2 2 (2.70%) Capistrano
2 2 (2.70%) Nagios
2 2 (2.70%) vRealize
3 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (25.68%) Oracle
2 12 (16.22%) Adobe
3 11 (14.86%) hybris
4 3 (4.05%) Google
5 2 (2.70%) ATG
5 2 (2.70%) Citrix
5 2 (2.70%) IBM
5 2 (2.70%) VMware
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.35%) SAP
6 1 (1.35%) Siebel
6 1 (1.35%) Teradata
6 1 (1.35%) TIBCO