Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java/J2EE Architect was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 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 J2EE Architect
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 211 -
Rank change year-on-year +24 - +179
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Architect 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.021% 0.065% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.068% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £485 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.06% - -
England median daily rate £574 £500 £538
% change year-on-year +14.75% -6.98% +26.47%
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 4575 5889 4639
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.58% 95.05% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2894 3540 2651
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £237 £213
90th Percentile £542 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 238 271
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.21 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.22% -10.51% +5.20%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £39.50 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Java/J2EE Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Java/J2EE Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Java/J2EE Architect in the West Midlands

Java/J2EE 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/J2EE Architect in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java/J2EE Architect in the West Midlands

Java/J2EE 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/J2EE Architect within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 1 £475 -
Java/J2EE Architect
England

Java/J2EE Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Java/J2EE 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/J2EE Architect in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) jMock
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) DbUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) PowerMock
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins

Java/J2EE Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) DbUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) jMock
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
1 1 (100.00%) SonarQube
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) PowerMock
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware