The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Shropshire region that had Java Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Architect
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 30 47 30
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.56% 0.32% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.34% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £600 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £529 £500
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +5.80%
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 in the Shropshire region. 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
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
174 294 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 96.67% 93.63% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 81 74
Median daily rate £441 £460 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.07% +39.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £300 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
Median hourly rate £21.47 - £13.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Java Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Shropshire region that featured Java Architect in the job title.

Java Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Java Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Architect across the Shropshire region.

Java Architect Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Java Architect
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Architect within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Telford +14 1 £600 -
Java Architect
West Midlands

Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 across the Shropshire region featuring Java Architect in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
1 6 (100.00%) Confluence
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) Maven
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
4 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (50.00%) RESTful
4 3 (50.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (50.00%) WSO2
4 3 (50.00%) Spring Boot
4 3 (50.00%) RUP
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) ClearQuest
4 3 (50.00%) Selenium
4 3 (50.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 2 (33.33%) Document Management
5 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing

Java Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 6 (100.00%) Confluence
2 2 (33.33%) Documentum
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) Maven
3 3 (50.00%) ClearQuest
3 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) Ant
4 2 (33.33%) Gradle
4 2 (33.33%) JUnit
4 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (33.33%) SonarQube
4 2 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) Travis CI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) JAX-RS
3 2 (33.33%) RAML
4 1 (16.67%) Django
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Social Media
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (50.00%) RUP
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) API Design
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Document Management
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) Microservices
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source Development
3 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Scala
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) WSO2