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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Solutions Architect
Rank 599 607 593
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Java Solutions Architect 42 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.045% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.047% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 18
Median daily rate £500 £536 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -6.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £489 £536 £500
% change year-on-year
-8.81% +7.20%
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
52739 52999 51576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.73% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34376 32174 31581
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1514 2137 2130
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 May 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 23 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 6 May 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 -9 39 £500 -6.71% 8
London -13 13 £638 +4.08% 2
South East -6 9 £500 +33.33% 5
West Sussex - 9 £500 -
Yorkshire - 9 £485 - 1
Leeds - 8 £490 - 1
West Yorkshire - 8 £490 - 1
Crawley - 6 £500 -
City of London +45 5 £650 +4.00% 2
Scotland -6 3 £500 -
Edinburgh -7 3 £500 -
North West -10 3 £463 -15.90%
Gatwick - 3 £500 -
Manchester - 2 £444 -
East of England - 2 £448 -
East Anglia - 2 £448 -
Shropshire - 1 £500 -
Midlands - 1 £500 -
West Midlands - 1 £500 -
Telford - 1 £500 -
Sheffield - 1 £470 -
Cheshire - 1 £475 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £470 -

Java Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 75 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (36.00%) Spring
3 26 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (34.67%) Oracle
4 24 (32.00%) SOA
5 16 (21.33%) Hibernate
6 15 (20.00%) UML
6 15 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 14 (18.67%) Technical Architecture
7 14 (18.67%) Web Services
8 12 (16.00%) JBoss
8 12 (16.00%) Use Case
9 11 (14.67%) TOGAF
9 11 (14.67%) OO
9 11 (14.67%) Logical Data Model
10 10 (13.33%) Relational Database
10 10 (13.33%) Finance
10 10 (13.33%) J2EE
10 10 (13.33%) JPA
11 9 (12.00%) Drools
11 9 (12.00%) Apache CXF
11 9 (12.00%) JSF
11 9 (12.00%) E-Commerce
11 9 (12.00%) .NET
11 9 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (12.00%) Open Source
11 9 (12.00%) API Integration
12 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (9.33%) Zachman Framework
13 7 (9.33%) Banking

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 (16.00%) JBoss
2 4 (5.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.00%) Mule
3 3 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.67%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.67%) CMS
4 2 (2.67%) Drupal
4 2 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.67%) Liferay
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.33%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.33%) Apache
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.33%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (1.33%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.33%) DB2
4 2 (2.67%) Big Data
4 2 (2.67%) Couchbase
4 2 (2.67%) MySQL
4 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.33%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Maven
2 3 (4.00%) Ant
2 3 (4.00%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.33%) DbUnit
4 1 (1.33%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.33%) Gradle
4 1 (1.33%) jMock
4 1 (1.33%) JProfiler
4 1 (1.33%) JUnit
4 1 (1.33%) Mockito
4 1 (1.33%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.00%) Spring
2 16 (21.33%) Hibernate
3 14 (18.67%) Web Services
4 10 (13.33%) J2EE
4 10 (13.33%) JPA
5 9 (12.00%) .NET
5 9 (12.00%) Apache CXF
5 9 (12.00%) Drools
5 9 (12.00%) JSF
6 7 (9.33%) AngularJS
6 7 (9.33%) REST
6 7 (9.33%) RESTful
7 5 (6.67%) .NET Framework
8 4 (5.33%) RichFaces
9 3 (4.00%) HTML
9 3 (4.00%) HTML5
9 3 (4.00%) Java EE
9 3 (4.00%) Middleware
9 3 (4.00%) Natural Language Processing
10 2 (2.67%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) Fintech
3 2 (2.67%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.67%) Derivative
3 2 (2.67%) Equities
4 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.33%) DataPower
4 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Unix
2 3 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.00%) SOA
3 15 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 15 (20.00%) UML
4 14 (18.67%) Technical Architecture
5 12 (16.00%) Use Case
6 11 (14.67%) Logical Data Model
6 11 (14.67%) OO
6 11 (14.67%) TOGAF
7 9 (12.00%) API Integration
7 9 (12.00%) E-Commerce
7 9 (12.00%) Open Source
8 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (9.33%) BPMN
9 7 (9.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (9.33%) Zachman Framework
10 6 (8.00%) RUP
10 6 (8.00%) SDLC
10 6 (8.00%) Software Architecture
11 5 (6.67%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (8.00%) SQL
3 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.67%) Perl
3 2 (2.67%) PHP
3 2 (2.67%) Python
4 1 (1.33%) AWK
4 1 (1.33%) C++
4 1 (1.33%) Groovy
4 1 (1.33%) Korn
4 1 (1.33%) Ruby
4 1 (1.33%) sed
4 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (34.67%) Oracle
2 5 (6.67%) IBM
3 3 (4.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.67%) Endeca
4 2 (2.67%) hybris
4 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.67%) Siebel
4 2 (2.67%) WSO2
5 1 (1.33%) Google
5 1 (1.33%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.33%) Talend
5 1 (1.33%) webMethods