The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Java Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Architect
Rank 101 121 120
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 41 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.37% 0.042% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 0.044% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 0 1
Median daily rate £488 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Java Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2836 2260 2221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.56% 95.52% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1695 1377 1146
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 138 201
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £29.82 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Java Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Java Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Java Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Java Architect Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Java Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Architect across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Java Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Java Architect
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Shropshire -2 32 £488 -
Warwickshire - 3 £400 -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Java Architect
England

Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 West Midlands region featuring Java Architect in the job title.

1 62 (100.00%) Java
2 55 (88.71%) Spring
2 55 (88.71%) MongoDB
3 50 (80.65%) Spring Boot
4 49 (79.03%) Puppet
5 48 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (62.90%) Maven
7 38 (61.29%) Linux
8 37 (59.68%) Git (software)
8 37 (59.68%) RabbitMQ
9 33 (53.23%) Software Architecture
10 29 (46.77%) Microservices
11 24 (38.71%) Docker
12 23 (37.10%) ELK Stack
12 23 (37.10%) Hystrix
12 23 (37.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 23 (37.10%) SQL
12 23 (37.10%) Oracle
13 20 (32.26%) JIRA
13 20 (32.26%) Continuous Delivery
14 19 (30.65%) Graphite
14 19 (30.65%) WSO2
14 19 (30.65%) Open Source
14 19 (30.65%) Confluence
15 18 (29.03%) WireMock
16 17 (27.42%) Play Framework
17 16 (25.81%) Scala
18 14 (22.58%) RUP
18 14 (22.58%) Waterfall
19 13 (20.97%) Swagger

Java Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 19 (30.65%) Confluence
2 5 (8.06%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.84%) nginx
4 2 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (3.23%) CMS
4 2 (3.23%) Liferay
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.61%) JBoss
5 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (88.71%) MongoDB
2 13 (20.97%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (1.61%) Big Data
3 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 39 (62.90%) Maven
2 37 (59.68%) Git (software)
3 23 (37.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 20 (32.26%) JIRA
5 13 (20.97%) ClearQuest
6 11 (17.74%) SoapUI
6 11 (17.74%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (3.23%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (88.71%) Spring
2 50 (80.65%) Spring Boot
3 37 (59.68%) RabbitMQ
4 23 (37.10%) ELK Stack
4 23 (37.10%) Hystrix
5 18 (29.03%) WireMock
6 17 (27.42%) Play Framework
7 13 (20.97%) JSON
7 13 (20.97%) Swagger
8 12 (19.35%) J2EE
9 11 (17.74%) Node.js
10 5 (8.06%) Middleware
11 4 (6.45%) CSS
11 4 (6.45%) HTML
12 3 (4.84%) REST
13 2 (3.23%) jQuery
13 2 (3.23%) React
14 1 (1.61%) Ajax
14 1 (1.61%) Java SE
14 1 (1.61%) Velocity
Operating Systems
1 38 (61.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (53.23%) Software Architecture
3 29 (46.77%) Microservices
4 20 (32.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 19 (30.65%) Open Source
6 14 (22.58%) RUP
6 14 (22.58%) Waterfall
7 13 (20.97%) Project Planning
8 12 (19.35%) Scrum
9 11 (17.74%) TDD
10 8 (12.90%) Risk Management
11 2 (3.23%) Content Management
11 2 (3.23%) Customer Insight
11 2 (3.23%) Product Management
11 2 (3.23%) Service Design
12 1 (1.61%) DevOps
12 1 (1.61%) Performance Improvement
12 1 (1.61%) Responsive Web Design
12 1 (1.61%) Security Architecture
12 1 (1.61%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (37.10%) SQL
3 16 (25.81%) Scala
4 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
5 9 (14.52%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
1 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 24 (38.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 49 (79.03%) Puppet
2 19 (30.65%) Graphite
3 8 (12.90%) Consul
3 8 (12.90%) Grafana
4 5 (8.06%) Kibana
4 5 (8.06%) logstash
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) Oracle
2 19 (30.65%) WSO2
3 2 (3.23%) Adobe