The table below looks at the statistics for JPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 194 213 222
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +9
Contract jobs citing JPA 4 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.23% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.77% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £378 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £650 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £343
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +7.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.95%
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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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1708 2204 2248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.53% 29.92% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1262 1685 1755
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 12
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +4.47%
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 the City of London

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

JPA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

JPA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

JPA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

JPA
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JPA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

JPA Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 25 (96.15%) Java
2 24 (92.31%) Hibernate
2 24 (92.31%) Spring
3 23 (88.46%) Finance
4 21 (80.77%) JUnit
5 19 (73.08%) Maven
6 18 (69.23%) J2EE
7 17 (65.38%) Oracle
7 17 (65.38%) SQL
7 17 (65.38%) Java EE
8 15 (57.69%) Web Services
9 14 (53.85%) JMS
10 13 (50.00%) Banking
11 12 (46.15%) MVC
11 12 (46.15%) SOAP
12 11 (42.31%) Struts
12 11 (42.31%) Spring Web Flow
13 10 (38.46%) UML
14 9 (34.62%) WebLogic
14 9 (34.62%) CSS
14 9 (34.62%) HTML
14 9 (34.62%) Investment Banking
15 8 (30.77%) Fixed Income
15 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
16 7 (26.92%) Ant
16 7 (26.92%) JSP
16 7 (26.92%) Apache
16 7 (26.92%) Scrum
16 7 (26.92%) jQuery
16 7 (26.92%) Apache Ivy

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (34.62%) WebLogic
2 7 (26.92%) Apache
3 5 (19.23%) AquaLogic
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (3.85%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) OLAP
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.85%) MariaDB
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (80.77%) JUnit
2 19 (73.08%) Maven
3 7 (26.92%) Apache Ivy
3 7 (26.92%) Ant
4 3 (11.54%) Subversion
5 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
5 1 (3.85%) ClearQuest
5 1 (3.85%) TestNG
5 1 (3.85%) Hudson
General
1 23 (88.46%) Finance
2 13 (50.00%) Banking
3 9 (34.62%) Investment Banking
4 6 (23.08%) Back Office
5 2 (7.69%) Front Office
6 1 (3.85%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 18 (69.23%) Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.85%) J2EE Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (92.31%) Hibernate
1 24 (92.31%) Spring
2 18 (69.23%) J2EE
3 17 (65.38%) Java EE
4 15 (57.69%) Web Services
5 14 (53.85%) JMS
6 12 (46.15%) SOAP
7 11 (42.31%) Struts
7 11 (42.31%) Spring Web Flow
8 9 (34.62%) HTML
8 9 (34.62%) CSS
9 7 (26.92%) JSP
9 7 (26.92%) jQuery
10 6 (23.08%) Apache CXF
10 6 (23.08%) JAX-RS
11 3 (11.54%) EJB 3.0
11 3 (11.54%) EJB
12 2 (7.69%) XML
12 2 (7.69%) Swing
12 2 (7.69%) JDO
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Fixed Income
2 5 (19.23%) Mathematics
2 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (15.38%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) MVC
2 10 (38.46%) UML
3 7 (26.92%) Scrum
4 6 (23.08%) OO
5 5 (19.23%) Mobile Commerce
5 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.54%) Refactoring
7 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
7 2 (7.69%) Investment Management
7 2 (7.69%) Analytics
7 2 (7.69%) Web Development
8 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.85%) RAD
8 1 (3.85%) Migration
8 1 (3.85%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) Java
2 17 (65.38%) SQL
3 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
4 5 (19.23%) Korn
4 5 (19.23%) Bourne shell
5 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) JBoss
3 2 (7.69%) Sybase