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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Architect
Rank 93 - 118
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Architect 43 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.53% - 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% - 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 0 1
Median daily rate £488 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £525 £525
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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
2662 2412 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.80% 94.59% 93.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1523 1474 1127
Median daily rate £390 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 146 173
Median hourly rate £15.21 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.11% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 - 38 £488 -
Warwickshire - 3 £400 -
Java Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 47 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (89.36%) Spring
2 42 (89.36%) MongoDB
3 38 (80.85%) Spring Boot
4 36 (76.60%) Puppet
5 33 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (61.70%) Software Architecture
7 26 (55.32%) Maven
8 25 (53.19%) Linux
9 24 (51.06%) Git (software)
9 24 (51.06%) RabbitMQ
9 24 (51.06%) Microservices
10 20 (42.55%) SQL
10 20 (42.55%) Oracle
11 17 (36.17%) JIRA
11 17 (36.17%) Play Framework
12 16 (34.04%) Confluence
12 16 (34.04%) Scala
13 15 (31.91%) Docker
13 15 (31.91%) Continuous Delivery
14 14 (29.79%) ELK Stack
14 14 (29.79%) Graphite
14 14 (29.79%) Hystrix
14 14 (29.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 13 (27.66%) JSON
16 12 (25.53%) Scrum
16 12 (25.53%) Open Source
16 12 (25.53%) RUP
16 12 (25.53%) Waterfall
17 11 (23.40%) Node.js

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 (34.04%) Confluence
2 11 (23.40%) Node.js
3 2 (4.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (4.26%) CMS
3 2 (4.26%) Liferay
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.13%) JBoss
4 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (89.36%) MongoDB
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (2.13%) Big Data
3 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 26 (55.32%) Maven
2 24 (51.06%) Git (software)
3 17 (36.17%) JIRA
4 14 (29.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (23.40%) ClearQuest
5 11 (23.40%) WebDriver
6 6 (12.77%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.13%) CA Gen
7 1 (2.13%) ClearCase
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (89.36%) Spring
2 38 (80.85%) Spring Boot
3 24 (51.06%) RabbitMQ
4 17 (36.17%) Play Framework
5 14 (29.79%) ELK Stack
5 14 (29.79%) Hystrix
6 13 (27.66%) JSON
7 11 (23.40%) J2EE
8 8 (17.02%) Swagger
9 2 (4.26%) CSS
9 2 (4.26%) HTML
9 2 (4.26%) jQuery
9 2 (4.26%) React
10 1 (2.13%) Ajax
10 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
10 1 (2.13%) HTML5
10 1 (2.13%) Java SE
10 1 (2.13%) Struts
10 1 (2.13%) Velocity
10 1 (2.13%) XML
Operating Systems
1 25 (53.19%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (61.70%) Software Architecture
3 24 (51.06%) Microservices
4 15 (31.91%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (25.53%) Open Source
5 12 (25.53%) RUP
5 12 (25.53%) Scrum
5 12 (25.53%) Waterfall
6 11 (23.40%) Project Planning
7 6 (12.77%) Risk Management
7 6 (12.77%) TDD
8 2 (4.26%) Content Management
9 1 (2.13%) AOP
9 1 (2.13%) DevOps
9 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (2.13%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (2.13%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.13%) Security Architecture
9 1 (2.13%) TOGAF
9 1 (2.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (42.55%) SQL
3 16 (34.04%) Scala
4 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
5 9 (19.15%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.13%) C
6 1 (2.13%) Perl
6 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
1 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (31.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 36 (76.60%) Puppet
2 14 (29.79%) Graphite
3 7 (14.89%) Grafana
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Oracle
2 10 (21.28%) WSO2
3 2 (4.26%) Adobe
4 1 (2.13%) BEA
4 1 (2.13%) Informatica
4 1 (2.13%) Pega
4 1 (2.13%) webMethods