The table below looks at the statistics for JPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 62 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing JPA 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.30% 0.11% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.68% 0.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate £375 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £380 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
JPA
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
235 228 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.81% 26.21% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 166 141
Average daily rate £363 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.84% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £46.25 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% -0.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £25.25 £41.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JPA across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JPA Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

JPA
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JPA across the Bristol region.

JPA Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing JPA also 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 that cited JPA.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) Spring
2 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
3 10 (71.43%) CSS
3 10 (71.43%) HTML
4 9 (64.29%) Tomcat
4 9 (64.29%) Web Services
4 9 (64.29%) JSP
5 8 (57.14%) SQL
5 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (57.14%) Maven
5 8 (57.14%) SDLC
6 7 (50.00%) jQuery
6 7 (50.00%) TDD
6 7 (50.00%) J2EE
7 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 6 (42.86%) JUnit
7 6 (42.86%) XSLT
7 6 (42.86%) Apache
7 6 (42.86%) XHTML
7 6 (42.86%) Eclipse
7 6 (42.86%) JAX-WS
8 5 (35.71%) Software Delivery
8 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
8 5 (35.71%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (35.71%) SOAP
8 5 (35.71%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
9 4 (28.57%) MVC
9 4 (28.57%) REST

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing JPA also 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 that cited JPA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (64.29%) Tomcat
2 6 (42.86%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Alfresco
3 1 (7.14%) Liferay
3 1 (7.14%) Sakai Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) MariaDB
2 3 (21.43%) MySQL
3 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Maven
2 6 (42.86%) Eclipse
2 6 (42.86%) JUnit
3 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (92.86%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Portal Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) Spring
2 10 (71.43%) CSS
2 10 (71.43%) HTML
3 9 (64.29%) JSP
3 9 (64.29%) Web Services
4 7 (50.00%) J2EE
4 7 (50.00%) jQuery
5 6 (42.86%) JAX-WS
5 6 (42.86%) XHTML
5 6 (42.86%) XSLT
6 5 (35.71%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
6 5 (35.71%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (35.71%) SOAP
7 4 (28.57%) REST
7 4 (28.57%) Spring MVC
7 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (21.43%) EclipseLink
8 3 (21.43%) JSF
8 3 (21.43%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) SDLC
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) Software Delivery
3 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
4 4 (28.57%) MVC
4 4 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (21.43%) AOP
5 3 (21.43%) Open Source
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) API Integration
6 2 (14.29%) BDD
6 2 (14.29%) Kanban
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Blackboard
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle