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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 194 191 222
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +31
Contract jobs citing JPA 3 26 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.36% 0.076%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 1.23% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 25 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £355 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £540
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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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
1732 2119 2168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.57% 29.52% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1310 1616 1657
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.25 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -6.71%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 16 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 16 (100.00%) Spring
2 15 (93.75%) Java
3 13 (81.25%) JUnit
3 13 (81.25%) Maven
3 13 (81.25%) Finance
4 12 (75.00%) J2EE
5 11 (68.75%) Oracle
5 11 (68.75%) Web Services
6 10 (62.50%) MVC
6 10 (62.50%) SOAP
7 9 (56.25%) Struts
7 9 (56.25%) SQL
7 9 (56.25%) Java EE
7 9 (56.25%) Spring Web Flow
8 8 (50.00%) UML
9 6 (37.50%) JMS
9 6 (37.50%) Banking
10 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (31.25%) Scrum
10 5 (31.25%) Ant
10 5 (31.25%) HTML
10 5 (31.25%) CSS
10 5 (31.25%) Apache Ivy
11 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 4 (25.00%) OO
12 3 (18.75%) Degree
12 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
12 3 (18.75%) Apache
12 3 (18.75%) Mobile Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
1 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) AquaLogic
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (6.25%) GlassFish
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.25%) MariaDB
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) JUnit
1 13 (81.25%) Maven
2 5 (31.25%) Ant
2 5 (31.25%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (6.25%) TestNG
3 1 (6.25%) Hudson
3 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
3 1 (6.25%) ClearQuest
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Back Office
5 1 (6.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 16 (100.00%) Spring
2 12 (75.00%) J2EE
3 11 (68.75%) Web Services
4 10 (62.50%) SOAP
5 9 (56.25%) Struts
5 9 (56.25%) Java EE
5 9 (56.25%) Spring Web Flow
6 6 (37.50%) JMS
7 5 (31.25%) CSS
7 5 (31.25%) HTML
8 3 (18.75%) jQuery
8 3 (18.75%) JSP
9 2 (12.50%) XML
9 2 (12.50%) Apache CXF
9 2 (12.50%) JAX-RS
10 1 (6.25%) HTML5
10 1 (6.25%) REST
10 1 (6.25%) CSS3
10 1 (6.25%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
1 3 (18.75%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (12.50%) Fixed Income
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) MVC
2 8 (50.00%) UML
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) OO
5 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Mobile Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 2 (12.50%) Refactoring
7 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
7 1 (6.25%) RAD
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (12.50%) Korn
4 2 (12.50%) Bourne shell
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) JBoss