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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Technical Architect
Rank 589 565 568
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Technical Architect 5 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.010% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.011% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 15
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£525 £488 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £425
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
50521 47308 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.54% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30608 27726 29859
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2123 2716
Average hourly rate £16.58 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.25% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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
Top 12 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 31 July 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
London +17 2 £525 +7.69% 1
England -30 2 £525 +7.69% 4
Guildford - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
South East - - - - 2
South West - - - - 1

Java Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) J2EE
3 5 (38.46%) UML
4 4 (30.77%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (30.77%) OO
4 4 (30.77%) Python
4 4 (30.77%) SOA
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Spring
5 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) UNIX
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Open Source
6 2 (15.38%) Ajax
6 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (15.38%) Low Latency
6 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (15.38%) Spring MVC
6 2 (15.38%) Drupal
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
6 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 2 (15.38%) Scala
6 2 (15.38%) SOAP

Java Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
1 2 (15.38%) Drupal
2 1 (7.69%) Alfresco
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) VoIP
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Ant
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) J2EE
2 3 (23.08%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 2 (15.38%) J2SE
3 2 (15.38%) Spring MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Ajax
3 2 (15.38%) Java SE
4 1 (7.69%) Java EE
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) Grails
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) CGI
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware
4 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Open Source
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Solaris
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (7.69%) MVS
3 1 (7.69%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) UML
3 4 (30.77%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (30.77%) OO
3 4 (30.77%) SOA
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
5 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Low Latency
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Kanban
6 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) Scala
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) Groovy
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) C++
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Sybase
1 2 (15.38%) Sun
2 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.69%) ForgeRock
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday