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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Solutions Architect
Rank 586 560 546
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Java Solutions Architect 33 41 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.081% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.086% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 26
Average daily rate £538 £463 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% -19.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £631
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 5 February 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 21 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -16 25 £500 +8.10% 4
Edinburgh - 8 £575 - 2
Scotland - 8 £575 - 2
London -5 7 £400 -13.51% 4
North West -13 7 £475 +13.23%
Cheshire -2 6 £500 +19.18%
South East -4 5 £620 +15.34%
East of England -1 4 - -
Hertfordshire +7 3 - -
Oxford +3 3 £620 -4.61%
Oxfordshire +1 3 £620 -4.61%
Warrington - 3 - -
Watford - 3 - -
Surrey -6 2 £350 -34.88%
Redhill - 2 £350 -
West Yorkshire -5 1 £500 +11.11%
Yorkshire -10 1 £500 +11.11%
Leeds -16 1 £500 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £400 -
Norfolk - 1 - -

Java Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 67 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (37.31%) SOA
4 20 (29.85%) Oracle
4 20 (29.85%) Spring
5 15 (22.39%) UML
6 14 (20.90%) JBoss
7 13 (19.40%) Data Modelling
8 12 (17.91%) Hibernate
9 10 (14.93%) Use Case
9 10 (14.93%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (14.93%) OO
10 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce
10 9 (13.43%) Scrum
10 9 (13.43%) JSF
10 9 (13.43%) Open Source
10 9 (13.43%) Relational Database
10 9 (13.43%) Logical Data Model
11 8 (11.94%) Apache CXF
11 8 (11.94%) JPA
11 8 (11.94%) Drools
11 8 (11.94%) WebSphere
11 8 (11.94%) TOGAF
11 8 (11.94%) SQL
12 7 (10.45%) HTML
12 7 (10.45%) J2EE
12 7 (10.45%) IBM
12 7 (10.45%) BPMN
12 7 (10.45%) Mentoring
12 7 (10.45%) AngularJS

Java Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (20.90%) JBoss
2 8 (11.94%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.97%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.48%) Node.js
5 2 (2.99%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.99%) CMS
5 2 (2.99%) Confluence
5 2 (2.99%) Drupal
5 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.99%) Jetty
5 2 (2.99%) Liferay
5 2 (2.99%) Mule
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.49%) Apache
6 1 (1.49%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Office
1 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.49%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (1.49%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) DNS
2 2 (2.99%) Firewall
3 1 (1.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.46%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.46%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.97%) DB2
4 3 (4.48%) Big Data
4 3 (4.48%) MySQL
5 2 (2.99%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Maven
2 4 (5.97%) Rational Application Developer
3 3 (4.48%) Ant
3 3 (4.48%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.48%) JIRA
3 3 (4.48%) Selenium
4 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.99%) JUnit
5 1 (1.49%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.49%) Flyway
5 1 (1.49%) Gradle
5 1 (1.49%) Grunt
5 1 (1.49%) JBehave
5 1 (1.49%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.49%) Mockito
5 1 (1.49%) Protractor
5 1 (1.49%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.49%) Toad
General
1 4 (5.97%) Banking
1 4 (5.97%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
2 2 (2.99%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Legal
3 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.85%) Spring
2 12 (17.91%) Hibernate
3 9 (13.43%) JSF
4 8 (11.94%) Apache CXF
4 8 (11.94%) Drools
4 8 (11.94%) JPA
5 7 (10.45%) AngularJS
5 7 (10.45%) HTML
5 7 (10.45%) J2EE
6 6 (8.96%) HTML5
6 6 (8.96%) REST
7 5 (7.46%) .NET
7 5 (7.46%) Java EE
7 5 (7.46%) JSON
7 5 (7.46%) RESTful
8 4 (5.97%) SOAP
9 3 (4.48%) Natural Language Processing
9 3 (4.48%) RichFaces
9 3 (4.48%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (4.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.48%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.99%) Social Media
3 2 (2.99%) User Experience
4 1 (1.49%) Life Science
4 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.49%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Linux
2 5 (7.46%) Unix
3 1 (1.49%) Android
3 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (37.31%) SOA
3 15 (22.39%) UML
4 13 (19.40%) Data Modelling
5 10 (14.93%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (14.93%) OO
5 10 (14.93%) Use Case
6 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce
6 9 (13.43%) Logical Data Model
6 9 (13.43%) Open Source
6 9 (13.43%) Scrum
7 8 (11.94%) TOGAF
8 7 (10.45%) BPMN
8 7 (10.45%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.96%) Waterfall
10 5 (7.46%) Change Management
11 4 (5.97%) Analytics
12 3 (4.48%) Content Enrichment
12 3 (4.48%) Machine Learning
12 3 (4.48%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (11.94%) SQL
3 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.48%) PHP
4 3 (4.48%) Python
4 3 (4.48%) Ruby
4 3 (4.48%) Scala
5 2 (2.99%) Groovy
6 1 (1.49%) AWK
6 1 (1.49%) C#
6 1 (1.49%) C++
6 1 (1.49%) Perl
6 1 (1.49%) sed
6 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
1 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) Oracle
2 7 (10.45%) IBM
3 6 (8.96%) TIBCO
4 4 (5.97%) hybris
5 2 (2.99%) Endeca
5 2 (2.99%) WSO2
6 1 (1.49%) ATG
6 1 (1.49%) Google
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.49%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.49%) Siebel
6 1 (1.49%) Sun
6 1 (1.49%) webMethods
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