The first table below looks at the demand for the Java Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Technical Architect
Rank 577 535 574
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Java Technical Architect 10 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.019% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.020% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 13
Average daily rate £450 £600 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £468 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £675 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £463
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Java Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Java Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Java Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Java Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Technical Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Java Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Java Technical Architect
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Technical Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -89 6 £500 -23.07% 5
East of England - 5 £475 - 1
Suffolk - 3 £450 -
London -29 1 £500 -23.07% 3
Ipswich - 1 £501 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Guildford - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Farnborough - - - -

Java Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Java Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (44.83%) J2EE
3 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) TDD
4 10 (34.48%) Apache Camel
5 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
5 9 (31.03%) Maven
6 8 (27.59%) OO
7 7 (24.14%) Apache
7 7 (24.14%) UML
7 7 (24.14%) SOA
7 7 (24.14%) ActiveMQ
7 7 (24.14%) Confluence
7 7 (24.14%) Apache CXF
7 7 (24.14%) JIRA
7 7 (24.14%) Spring
7 7 (24.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (20.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
8 6 (20.69%) Python
8 6 (20.69%) JBoss
9 5 (17.24%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (17.24%) MVC
9 5 (17.24%) Spring MVC
10 4 (13.79%) Java SE
10 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
10 4 (13.79%) Low Latency
10 4 (13.79%) Scrum
10 4 (13.79%) Linux
10 4 (13.79%) SQL

Java Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Java Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (24.14%) Apache
1 7 (24.14%) Confluence
2 3 (10.34%) CMS
2 3 (10.34%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (10.34%) Magnolia
3 2 (6.90%) Drupal
3 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.34%) CouchDB
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
1 9 (31.03%) Maven
2 7 (24.14%) JIRA
2 7 (24.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.45%) Ant
3 1 (3.45%) JUnit
3 1 (3.45%) Hudson
3 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) J2EE
2 10 (34.48%) Apache Camel
3 7 (24.14%) ActiveMQ
3 7 (24.14%) Apache CXF
3 7 (24.14%) Spring
4 5 (17.24%) Spring MVC
5 4 (13.79%) Java SE
6 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
6 3 (10.34%) Spring Integration
7 2 (6.90%) Java EE
7 2 (6.90%) SOAP
7 2 (6.90%) J2SE
7 2 (6.90%) JMS
8 1 (3.45%) CGI
8 1 (3.45%) JAXP
8 1 (3.45%) Web Services
8 1 (3.45%) XML
8 1 (3.45%) JRules
8 1 (3.45%) Ajax
8 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.90%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Derivative
4 1 (3.45%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Solaris
4 1 (3.45%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) TDD
3 8 (27.59%) OO
4 7 (24.14%) UML
4 7 (24.14%) SOA
5 5 (17.24%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (17.24%) MVC
6 4 (13.79%) Low Latency
6 4 (13.79%) Scrum
7 3 (10.34%) BDD
8 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
9 1 (3.45%) OOD
9 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.45%) Extreme Programming
9 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
9 1 (3.45%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) Python
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) C#
5 2 (6.90%) PHP
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) Groovy
6 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
1 6 (20.69%) JBoss
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Thunderhead
3 2 (6.90%) Sun
3 2 (6.90%) Sybase
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
London
Brickendon Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
Hudson - London
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago