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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Architect
Rank 642 666 635
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Architect 10 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.012% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.013% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Median daily rate £471 £500 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.75% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £460 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 - £625
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
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
Top 14 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 30 September 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 +2 9 £443 -11.50% 2
London +15 4 £525 +5.00% 2
South East +15 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £436 -
Telford - 2 £436 -
Shropshire - 2 £436 -
East of England - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Worthing - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

Senior Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 28 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (46.43%) Maven
3 13 (46.43%) Spring
4 12 (42.86%) Software Architecture
5 11 (39.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
5 11 (39.29%) Microservices
5 11 (39.29%) Linux
6 9 (32.14%) Graphite
6 9 (32.14%) Spring Boot
6 9 (32.14%) Docker
6 9 (32.14%) Puppet
6 9 (32.14%) MongoDB
6 9 (32.14%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (32.14%) ELK Stack
6 9 (32.14%) Hystrix
6 9 (32.14%) WireMock
7 8 (28.57%) Open Source
8 7 (25.00%) SoapUI
8 7 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (25.00%) Web Services
8 7 (25.00%) J2EE
8 7 (25.00%) Oracle
8 7 (25.00%) TDD
8 7 (25.00%) Risk Management
8 7 (25.00%) HTTP
8 7 (25.00%) Consul
9 6 (21.43%) SOAP
9 6 (21.43%) Jenkins

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 4 (14.29%) Apache
1 4 (14.29%) Confluence
1 4 (14.29%) JBoss
2 3 (10.71%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.14%) Apache Solr
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) CMS
4 1 (3.57%) Mule
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) MongoDB
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.71%) Hazelcast
4 2 (7.14%) MySQL
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Maven
2 11 (39.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
3 7 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
5 4 (14.29%) JIRA
6 3 (10.71%) JUnit
7 2 (7.14%) Ant
7 2 (7.14%) Bitbucket
7 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
7 2 (7.14%) FishEye
7 2 (7.14%) GoCD
7 2 (7.14%) Gradle
7 2 (7.14%) IntelliJ
7 2 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (3.57%) CA Gen
8 1 (3.57%) ClearQuest
8 1 (3.57%) Selenium
8 1 (3.57%) TestNG
8 1 (3.57%) webpack
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) Spring
2 9 (32.14%) ELK Stack
2 9 (32.14%) Hystrix
2 9 (32.14%) RabbitMQ
2 9 (32.14%) Spring Boot
2 9 (32.14%) WireMock
3 7 (25.00%) J2EE
3 7 (25.00%) Web Services
4 6 (21.43%) SOAP
5 5 (17.86%) REST
6 4 (14.29%) Java EE
6 4 (14.29%) JSF
7 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
7 3 (10.71%) JSON
8 2 (7.14%) JAXB
8 2 (7.14%) JMS
8 2 (7.14%) JPA
8 2 (7.14%) Swagger
8 2 (7.14%) XML
8 2 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Online Banking
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
3 2 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Software Architecture
3 11 (39.29%) Microservices
4 8 (28.57%) Open Source
5 7 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 7 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (10.71%) Coaching
6 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.71%) SOA
6 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 2 (7.14%) OO
7 2 (7.14%) Scrum
7 2 (7.14%) SDLC
7 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.57%) RUP
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) ES6
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PA-DSS
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) Graphite
1 9 (32.14%) Puppet
2 7 (25.00%) Consul
3 2 (7.14%) Grafana
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Endeca
2 2 (7.14%) hybris
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.57%) BEA
3 1 (3.57%) Informatica
3 1 (3.57%) Pega
3 1 (3.57%) webMethods