The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Java 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 Senior Java Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Architect
Rank 617 626 613
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Architect 23 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.016% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.017% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 12
Average daily rate £488 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £388 £442
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £773
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £468
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Senior Java Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 29 April 2016.

Senior Java Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Java Architect
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 22 £488 +8.33% 2
Telford - 10 £488 -
Shropshire - 10 £488 -
West Midlands - 10 £488 -
South East - 6 £438 -
London -10 5 £688 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 4 £438 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £438 -
East of England +10 3 £438 +12.90%
East Midlands +8 3 £438 -27.08%
Northampton - 3 £438 -
Bedford - 3 £438 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £438 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £438 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Edinburgh -8 1 £650 -
North West -9 1 £500 +11.11%
Scotland -18 1 £650 -
Bromley - 1 £875 -
Manchester - 1 £500 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -

Senior Java Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Java 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 Senior Java Architect in their job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (75.86%) Spring
3 16 (55.17%) Oracle
4 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (48.28%) Software Architecture
5 14 (48.28%) MongoDB
6 10 (34.48%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
6 10 (34.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (34.48%) Puppet
6 10 (34.48%) Docker
6 10 (34.48%) Spring Boot
6 10 (34.48%) ELK Stack
6 10 (34.48%) Graphite
6 10 (34.48%) Maven
6 10 (34.48%) SQL
6 10 (34.48%) Linux
7 8 (27.59%) J2EE
7 8 (27.59%) Open Source
8 7 (24.14%) Confluence
8 7 (24.14%) JIRA
8 7 (24.14%) Swagger
8 7 (24.14%) Grafana
8 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL
9 6 (20.69%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (17.24%) Microservices
10 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
10 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (13.79%) REST
11 4 (13.79%) Web Services

Senior Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Java 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 Senior Java Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (24.14%) Confluence
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
3 1 (3.45%) Mule
3 1 (3.45%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) DB2
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
1 10 (34.48%) Maven
2 7 (24.14%) JIRA
3 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.90%) JUnit
4 2 (6.90%) Selenium
4 2 (6.90%) TestNG
General
1 4 (13.79%) Banking
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Front Office
3 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) French Language
4 1 (3.45%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) Spring
2 10 (34.48%) ELK Stack
2 10 (34.48%) RabbitMQ
2 10 (34.48%) Spring Boot
3 8 (27.59%) J2EE
4 7 (24.14%) Swagger
5 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
6 4 (13.79%) .NET
6 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
6 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
6 4 (13.79%) REST
6 4 (13.79%) Web Services
7 3 (10.34%) RESTful
8 2 (6.90%) Java EE
8 2 (6.90%) JPA
8 2 (6.90%) XML
9 1 (3.45%) HTML
9 1 (3.45%) JSP
9 1 (3.45%) SOAP
9 1 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.90%) Market Risk
3 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) Software Architecture
3 8 (27.59%) Open Source
4 6 (20.69%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (17.24%) Microservices
6 4 (13.79%) TDD
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.34%) Scrum
8 2 (6.90%) BDD
8 2 (6.90%) OO
8 2 (6.90%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (6.90%) OOP
8 2 (6.90%) Stress Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
9 1 (3.45%) OOD
9 1 (3.45%) SOA
9 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) Groovy
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) Scala
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) Graphite
1 10 (34.48%) Puppet
2 7 (24.14%) Grafana
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) MuleSoft