The first table below looks at the demand for the Java/J2EE 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/J2EE 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 J2EE Architect
Rank 578 534 572
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Architect 9 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.021% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.023% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 10
Average daily rate £450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £293 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £531 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £386 £438
% change year-on-year
+8.40% -11.70%
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/J2EE Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java/J2EE Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Java/J2EE Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java/J2EE 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 -91 6 £488 +8.33% 4
London -28 2 £500 +11.11% 3
Berkshire -8 1 - -
South East -13 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £450 -
South West - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Plymouth - - - -
Preston - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
York - - - -

Java/J2EE Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Java/J2EE 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/J2EE Architect in their job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Java
1 28 (100.00%) J2EE
2 14 (50.00%) UML
2 14 (50.00%) OO
3 12 (42.86%) SOA
4 10 (35.71%) OOA/OOD
4 10 (35.71%) Linux
4 10 (35.71%) UNIX
5 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
5 9 (32.14%) Java SE
5 9 (32.14%) Low Latency
6 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (25.00%) Spring
7 7 (25.00%) TDD
7 7 (25.00%) Oracle
8 6 (21.43%) SQL
8 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (17.86%) XML
10 4 (14.29%) Solaris
10 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
10 4 (14.29%) C++
10 4 (14.29%) WebLogic
10 4 (14.29%) Sun
10 4 (14.29%) Finance
11 3 (10.71%) CouchDB
11 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
11 3 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
11 3 (10.71%) Spring Integration
11 3 (10.71%) Adobe CQ

Java/J2EE Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Java/J2EE 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/J2EE Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 4 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.71%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (10.71%) Magnolia
2 3 (10.71%) CMS
3 2 (7.14%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) CouchDB
1 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
1 3 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
1 3 (10.71%) JUnit
2 2 (7.14%) Subversion
2 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 2 (7.14%) Hudson
3 1 (3.57%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) German Language
3 1 (3.57%) Military
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) J2EE
2 9 (32.14%) Java SE
3 7 (25.00%) Spring
4 5 (17.86%) XML
5 3 (10.71%) Spring Integration
5 3 (10.71%) Apache Camel
5 3 (10.71%) JSON
5 3 (10.71%) Spring MVC
5 3 (10.71%) Java EE
5 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
5 3 (10.71%) JMS
5 3 (10.71%) J2SE
5 3 (10.71%) Struts
6 2 (7.14%) CGI
6 2 (7.14%) JRules
6 2 (7.14%) Drools
7 1 (3.57%) REST
7 1 (3.57%) Qt
7 1 (3.57%) Ajax
7 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
2 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.71%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Open Source
4 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
1 10 (35.71%) UNIX
2 4 (14.29%) Solaris
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (3.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) UML
1 14 (50.00%) OO
2 12 (42.86%) SOA
3 10 (35.71%) OOA/OOD
4 9 (32.14%) Low Latency
5 7 (25.00%) TDD
6 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
7 3 (10.71%) Multithreading
7 3 (10.71%) MVC
7 3 (10.71%) Scrum
8 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (7.14%) Software Architecture
9 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
9 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Cash Management
9 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.57%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) C++
4 3 (10.71%) C
5 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Sun
3 3 (10.71%) Sybase
4 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) webMethods
5 1 (3.57%) JBoss
London
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Hudson - London
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago