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 18 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Architect
Rank 607 562 539
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Architect 1 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.014% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.015% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Average daily rate
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- £601 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 -
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
50785 47790 46152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.81% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32295 28808 26045
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2049 2106 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.64 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
Top 14 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 18 December 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
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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
London +19 1 - - 2
England -33 1 - - 4
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
York - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - - 1

Senior Java Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (57.14%) Spring MVC
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) JPA
3 4 (57.14%) Redis
3 4 (57.14%) Twitter
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (57.14%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
5 1 (14.29%) JMS
5 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
5 1 (14.29%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (14.29%) FpML
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) MySQL
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Sybase
5 1 (14.29%) CSS

Senior Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (57.14%) Redis
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) YourKit
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
1 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
2 4 (57.14%) Spring MVC
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) JPA
2 4 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (28.57%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) JMS
4 1 (14.29%) FpML
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Vaadin
4 1 (14.29%) Django
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Scala
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Twitter
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase