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 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Architect
Rank 141 112 123
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 9 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.40% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.43% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Median daily rate £436 £425 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £408 £454
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £618 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £515 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +5.26%
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
3097 2350 2424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.15% 94.23% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1859 1358 1225
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 148 169
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.12 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £34.20 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 26 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
Shropshire -23 8 £436 +2.64% 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
Java Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 52 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (86.54%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (82.69%) Spring
4 42 (80.77%) MongoDB
5 39 (75.00%) Spring Boot
6 38 (73.08%) Puppet
7 34 (65.38%) Git (software)
8 33 (63.46%) Maven
8 33 (63.46%) Linux
9 31 (59.62%) RabbitMQ
10 24 (46.15%) Microservices
11 23 (44.23%) Open Source
11 23 (44.23%) Software Architecture
12 21 (40.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 20 (38.46%) Docker
14 19 (36.54%) ELK Stack
14 19 (36.54%) Hystrix
15 18 (34.62%) Continuous Delivery
15 18 (34.62%) WSO2
15 18 (34.62%) Oracle
15 18 (34.62%) SQL
16 16 (30.77%) JIRA
16 16 (30.77%) Confluence
17 15 (28.85%) Graphite
18 14 (26.92%) Waterfall
18 14 (26.92%) WireMock
19 13 (25.00%) SoapUI
20 12 (23.08%) RUP
21 11 (21.15%) HTTP
21 11 (21.15%) TDD

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 16 (30.77%) Confluence
2 5 (9.62%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.77%) nginx
4 2 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (3.85%) Apache
4 2 (3.85%) CMS
4 2 (3.85%) IIS
4 2 (3.85%) Liferay
5 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.92%) Documentum
5 1 (1.92%) JBoss
5 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) HTTP
2 2 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (80.77%) MongoDB
2 11 (21.15%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (3.85%) MySQL
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.92%) Big Data
4 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (65.38%) Git (software)
2 33 (63.46%) Maven
3 21 (40.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 16 (30.77%) JIRA
5 13 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 11 (21.15%) ClearQuest
7 6 (11.54%) WebDriver
8 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
8 3 (5.77%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (3.85%) Bitbucket
9 2 (3.85%) FishEye
9 2 (3.85%) GoCD
10 1 (1.92%) Ant
10 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.92%) Gradle
10 1 (1.92%) JUnit
10 1 (1.92%) Selenium
10 1 (1.92%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.92%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (82.69%) Spring
2 39 (75.00%) Spring Boot
3 31 (59.62%) RabbitMQ
4 19 (36.54%) ELK Stack
4 19 (36.54%) Hystrix
5 14 (26.92%) WireMock
6 11 (21.15%) Play Framework
7 9 (17.31%) J2EE
7 9 (17.31%) Swagger
8 8 (15.38%) JSON
9 6 (11.54%) Node.js
10 5 (9.62%) Middleware
11 4 (7.69%) CSS
11 4 (7.69%) HTML
12 3 (5.77%) REST
13 2 (3.85%) jQuery
13 2 (3.85%) React
13 2 (3.85%) SOAP
13 2 (3.85%) Web Services
14 1 (1.92%) RAML
Operating Systems
1 33 (63.46%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Unix
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (86.54%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (46.15%) Microservices
3 23 (44.23%) Open Source
3 23 (44.23%) Software Architecture
4 18 (34.62%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (26.92%) Waterfall
6 12 (23.08%) RUP
7 11 (21.15%) Project Planning
7 11 (21.15%) TDD
8 8 (15.38%) Risk Management
8 8 (15.38%) Scrum
9 2 (3.85%) Content Management
9 2 (3.85%) Customer Insight
9 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.85%) Product Management
9 2 (3.85%) Service Design
9 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.85%) Use Case
10 1 (1.92%) API Design
10 1 (1.92%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (34.62%) SQL
3 10 (19.23%) Scala
4 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 20 (38.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 38 (73.08%) Puppet
2 15 (28.85%) Graphite
3 8 (15.38%) Consul
4 5 (9.62%) Kibana
4 5 (9.62%) logstash
5 4 (7.69%) Grafana
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Oracle
1 18 (34.62%) WSO2
2 2 (3.85%) Adobe
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
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