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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java J2EE Architect
Rank 607 645 646
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Architect 17 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.002% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.002% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 10
Median daily rate £525 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 - £525
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
46813 52482 53624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.79% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30599 33429 33859
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2038 2200
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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
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 4 December 2016.

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 16 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 4 December 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 +25 17 £525 -
London - 9 £613 -
East of England - 4 £450 -
Peterborough - 3 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £425 -
Shropshire -2 1 £600 -
West Midlands -8 1 £600 -
Telford -10 1 £600 -
Northumberland - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
Northumbria - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £525 -

Java/J2EE Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 27 (100.00%) Java
1 27 (100.00%) J2EE
2 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (51.85%) SOA
4 13 (48.15%) Oracle
4 13 (48.15%) Spring
4 13 (48.15%) RESTful
5 11 (40.74%) OO
6 10 (37.04%) XML
6 10 (37.04%) Hibernate
6 10 (37.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (33.33%) TOGAF
7 9 (33.33%) JSON
8 8 (29.63%) XSL
8 8 (29.63%) XSLT
8 8 (29.63%) SQL
8 8 (29.63%) AngularJS
9 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
9 7 (25.93%) Adobe
9 7 (25.93%) Apache Flex
9 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
10 6 (22.22%) Confluence
10 6 (22.22%) Software Architecture
10 6 (22.22%) JIRA
10 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
10 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
10 6 (22.22%) Microservices
11 5 (18.52%) Logical Data Model
11 5 (18.52%) Physical Data Model
11 5 (18.52%) 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 (37.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (22.22%) Confluence
3 4 (14.81%) Apache Solr
3 4 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (11.11%) Documentum
5 2 (7.41%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (7.41%) JBoss
5 2 (7.41%) Jetty
5 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
5 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
5 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
3 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (14.81%) Neo4j
3 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 4 (14.81%) OrientDB
3 4 (14.81%) Redis
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.70%) Big Data
5 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.70%) HBase
5 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 6 (22.22%) JIRA
3 4 (14.81%) JUnit
3 4 (14.81%) Maven
3 4 (14.81%) SoapUI
3 4 (14.81%) SonarQube
4 3 (11.11%) Ant
4 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 3 (11.11%) Gradle
4 3 (11.11%) Selenium
4 3 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (11.11%) Travis CI
5 2 (7.41%) ClearCase
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.70%) CA Gen
6 1 (3.70%) ClearQuest
6 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) J2EE
2 13 (48.15%) RESTful
2 13 (48.15%) Spring
3 10 (37.04%) Hibernate
3 10 (37.04%) XML
4 9 (33.33%) JSON
5 8 (29.63%) AngularJS
5 8 (29.63%) XSL
5 8 (29.63%) XSLT
6 7 (25.93%) Apache Flex
7 5 (18.52%) SOAP
7 5 (18.52%) Web Services
8 4 (14.81%) .NET
8 4 (14.81%) BlazeDS
8 4 (14.81%) Node.js
8 4 (14.81%) Play Framework
8 4 (14.81%) Spring MVC
9 3 (11.11%) JAX-RS
9 3 (11.11%) RAML
9 3 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) SOA
3 11 (40.74%) OO
4 9 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 6 (22.22%) Microservices
5 6 (22.22%) Software Architecture
6 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (18.52%) Coaching
6 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
6 5 (18.52%) Logical Data Model
6 5 (18.52%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (18.52%) Physical Data Model
6 5 (18.52%) UML
7 4 (14.81%) ArchiMate
7 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
7 4 (14.81%) MVC
8 3 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
4 4 (14.81%) ActionScript
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.70%) C++
6 1 (3.70%) Groovy
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISEB
1 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Grafana
2 1 (3.70%) Graphite
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) Adobe
3 5 (18.52%) Sybase
4 4 (14.81%) IBM
5 2 (7.41%) Atlassian
5 2 (7.41%) WSO2
6 1 (3.70%) BEA
6 1 (3.70%) Informatica
6 1 (3.70%) Pega
6 1 (3.70%) webMethods