The table below looks at the statistics for JPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JPA 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.27% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£170 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £348
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +9.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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South Wales

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 Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
100 50 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.67% 18.45% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 37 22
Average daily rate £338 £285 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

JPA Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

JPA
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

JPA Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
1 13 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 13 (100.00%) Spring
2 12 (92.31%) Spring Web Flow
3 11 (84.62%) Apache Ivy
3 11 (84.62%) Maven
3 11 (84.62%) Finance
3 11 (84.62%) SOAP
3 11 (84.62%) Ant
4 10 (76.92%) Struts
4 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (76.92%) Scrum
4 10 (76.92%) MVC
5 9 (69.23%) Java EE
6 8 (61.54%) UML
6 8 (61.54%) JUnit
7 7 (53.85%) J2EE
7 7 (53.85%) JMS
7 7 (53.85%) Mobile Commerce
7 7 (53.85%) Degree
7 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
7 7 (53.85%) Mathematics
8 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (46.15%) Mobile Payment
8 6 (46.15%) Banking
9 4 (30.77%) SQL
10 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
10 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (15.38%) Load Testing

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) Apache Ivy
1 11 (84.62%) Maven
1 11 (84.62%) Ant
2 8 (61.54%) JUnit
3 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
3 2 (15.38%) JMeter
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Java Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Team Leader
1 6 (46.15%) Development Team Leader
1 6 (46.15%) Java Team Leader
2 5 (38.46%) Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Lead Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (15.38%) J2EE Team Leader
4 2 (15.38%) Software Development Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
1 13 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 13 (100.00%) Spring
2 12 (92.31%) Spring Web Flow
3 11 (84.62%) SOAP
4 10 (76.92%) Struts
5 9 (69.23%) Java EE
6 7 (53.85%) J2EE
6 7 (53.85%) JMS
7 2 (15.38%) JSF
7 2 (15.38%) Ajax
7 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 2 (15.38%) CSS
7 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Mathematics
2 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (46.15%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) Scrum
1 10 (76.92%) MVC
2 8 (61.54%) UML
3 7 (53.85%) Mobile Commerce
3 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) Web Development
6 1 (7.69%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle