The first table below looks at the demand for the Java Software Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Software Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Architect
Rank - 106 -
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Architect 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.053% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.057% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2179 1757 2105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.98% 93.11% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 820 958
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 172 179
Average hourly rate £15.85 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.57% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Java Software Architect
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Java Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Software Architect in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Java Software Architect
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Software Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 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.

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Java Software Architect
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Java Software 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 Java Software Architect in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) RUP
1 3 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (100.00%) ClearQuest
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle OWB
1 3 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall

Java Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Java Software 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 Java Software Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (100.00%) ClearQuest
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) RUP
1 3 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java