The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Java/J2EE Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java J2EE Architect
UK
Rank 590 614 615
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Architect 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.008% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £450 £395 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% +16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £391 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £399 £352
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +16.17%
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
42939 48575 49622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27981 31258 30651
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1563 1629 1923
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Java/J2EE Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Java/J2EE Architect in the job title.

Java/J2EE Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java/J2EE Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java/J2EE Architect within the UK.

Java/J2EE Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Java/J2EE Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java/J2EE Architect within the UK.

Java/J2EE Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Java/J2EE Architect
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 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 +45 5 £450 +13.92% 1
London +8 3 £475 -
East of England - 2 £425 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £425 -
Essex - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 £425 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -

Java/J2EE Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Java/J2EE 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/J2EE Architect in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Java
1 21 (100.00%) J2EE
2 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (61.90%) SOA
4 12 (57.14%) Oracle
4 12 (57.14%) RESTful
5 11 (52.38%) XML
6 10 (47.62%) OO
6 10 (47.62%) Spring
6 10 (47.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (42.86%) JSON
7 9 (42.86%) XSLT
7 9 (42.86%) Hibernate
8 8 (38.10%) XSL
8 8 (38.10%) TOGAF
8 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
9 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database
9 7 (33.33%) Apache Flex
9 7 (33.33%) SQL
9 7 (33.33%) Adobe
9 7 (33.33%) Microservices
10 6 (28.57%) PL/SQL
10 6 (28.57%) UML
11 5 (23.81%) Sybase
11 5 (23.81%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
11 5 (23.81%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (23.81%) Software Architecture
11 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
11 5 (23.81%) Coaching

Java/J2EE 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 10 (47.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (23.81%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (19.05%) Apache Solr
4 3 (14.29%) Confluence
5 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
6 1 (4.76%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (4.76%) Documentum
6 1 (4.76%) JBoss
6 1 (4.76%) Jetty
6 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
6 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
6 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
3 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
3 4 (19.05%) Neo4j
3 4 (19.05%) OrientDB
3 4 (19.05%) Redis
4 2 (9.52%) MySQL
5 1 (4.76%) HBase
5 1 (4.76%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) JIRA
3 2 (9.52%) JUnit
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (9.52%) SonarQube
4 1 (4.76%) Ant
4 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.76%) Gradle
4 1 (4.76%) Maven
4 1 (4.76%) PVCS
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (4.76%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) J2EE
2 12 (57.14%) RESTful
3 11 (52.38%) XML
4 10 (47.62%) Spring
5 9 (42.86%) Hibernate
5 9 (42.86%) JSON
5 9 (42.86%) XSLT
6 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
6 8 (38.10%) XSL
7 7 (33.33%) Apache Flex
8 4 (19.05%) .NET
8 4 (19.05%) BlazeDS
8 4 (19.05%) Node.js
8 4 (19.05%) Play Framework
8 4 (19.05%) Spring MVC
8 4 (19.05%) Web Services
9 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 3 (14.29%) HTML
9 3 (14.29%) SOAP
10 2 (9.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.76%) Fintech
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) SOA
3 10 (47.62%) OO
4 8 (38.10%) TOGAF
5 7 (33.33%) Microservices
6 6 (28.57%) UML
7 5 (23.81%) Coaching
7 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
7 5 (23.81%) Logical Data Model
7 5 (23.81%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (23.81%) Physical Data Model
7 5 (23.81%) Software Architecture
8 4 (19.05%) ArchiMate
8 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
8 4 (19.05%) MVC
9 3 (14.29%) Information Security
9 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 3 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 4 (19.05%) ActionScript
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) Groovy
5 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISEB
1 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Oracle
2 7 (33.33%) Adobe
3 5 (23.81%) Sybase
4 4 (19.05%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) Atlassian