Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Software Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Software Architect
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 199 168
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Architect 0 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.18% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.19% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
West Midlands median daily rate - £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.71% -
England median daily rate £625 £488 £463
% change year-on-year +28.21% +5.41% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4572 5832 4727
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.58% 95.08% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2889 3499 2705
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £212 £236 £213
90th Percentile £544 £544 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 236 272
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.00 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.83% -9.64% +3.23%
10th Percentile £10.48 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.90 £39.75 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.48 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.81% +2.64% +9.09%

Java Software Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Java Software Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Architect in the West Midlands

Java Software Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Software Architect in the West Midlands