The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Java Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Architect
Rank 628 634 618
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Architect 16 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.018% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.019% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 5
Median daily rate £488 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £458 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £563 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £475 £361
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +31.48%
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
51265 53978 50296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33271 34120 30516
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1545 2017 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.94 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Senior Java Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Java Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Java Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Java Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Java Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Java Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Senior Java Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Java Architect
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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 -17 16 £488 +2.63% 3
Telford - 7 £488 -
Shropshire - 7 £488 -
West Midlands - 7 £488 -
London -1 5 £525 - 3
East Midlands +2 2 £600 -
East of England - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £600 -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -

Senior Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Senior Java 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 Senior Java Architect in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (62.50%) Spring
3 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (45.00%) Software Architecture
4 18 (45.00%) MongoDB
5 17 (42.50%) Oracle
6 16 (40.00%) Linux
6 16 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 16 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (37.50%) Maven
8 14 (35.00%) Puppet
8 14 (35.00%) RabbitMQ
8 14 (35.00%) Docker
8 14 (35.00%) Graphite
8 14 (35.00%) Spring Boot
8 14 (35.00%) ELK Stack
8 14 (35.00%) Hystrix
8 14 (35.00%) WireMock
9 12 (30.00%) SQL
9 12 (30.00%) Open Source
10 9 (22.50%) Confluence
10 9 (22.50%) JIRA
10 9 (22.50%) J2EE
10 9 (22.50%) Microservices
11 8 (20.00%) TDD
12 7 (17.50%) SoapUI
12 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
12 7 (17.50%) PL/SQL
12 7 (17.50%) Web Services
12 7 (17.50%) HTTP

Senior Java 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 9 (22.50%) Confluence
2 2 (5.00%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (5.00%) CMS
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) JBoss
2 2 (5.00%) Mule
3 1 (2.50%) Mule ESB
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) HTTP
2 2 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (45.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.00%) MySQL
5 1 (2.50%) Hazelcast
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 16 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (37.50%) Maven
3 9 (22.50%) JIRA
4 7 (17.50%) SoapUI
5 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.00%) Bitbucket
6 2 (5.00%) FishEye
6 2 (5.00%) GoCD
6 2 (5.00%) JUnit
6 2 (5.00%) Selenium
6 2 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (5.00%) TestNG
General
1 2 (5.00%) Banking
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (62.50%) Spring
2 14 (35.00%) ELK Stack
2 14 (35.00%) Hystrix
2 14 (35.00%) RabbitMQ
2 14 (35.00%) Spring Boot
2 14 (35.00%) WireMock
3 9 (22.50%) J2EE
4 7 (17.50%) Swagger
4 7 (17.50%) Web Services
5 6 (15.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 5 (12.50%) REST
7 4 (10.00%) .NET
7 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (10.00%) JSON
7 4 (10.00%) RESTful
7 4 (10.00%) SOAP
8 3 (7.50%) JSF
9 2 (5.00%) Java EE
9 2 (5.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Online Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) Software Architecture
3 12 (30.00%) Open Source
4 9 (22.50%) Microservices
5 8 (20.00%) TDD
6 7 (17.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
7 5 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (10.00%) Open Source Development
9 3 (7.50%) Coaching
9 3 (7.50%) OO
9 3 (7.50%) Scrum
9 3 (7.50%) SOA
9 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.00%) BDD
10 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
10 2 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (5.00%) OOP
10 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (30.00%) SQL
3 7 (17.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) Groovy
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby
5 1 (2.50%) Scala
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (35.00%) Graphite
1 14 (35.00%) Puppet
2 7 (17.50%) Consul
2 7 (17.50%) Grafana
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) Endeca
2 2 (5.00%) hybris
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) MuleSoft