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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 157 183 193
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +10
Contract jobs citing JPA 2 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.060% 0.18% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.63% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 14
Median daily rate £375 £400 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -23.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
JPA
London

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
1117 1595 1806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 33.78% 29.46% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 1284 1397
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
Median hourly rate £16.52 £19.72 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing JPA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JPA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for JPA.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Spring
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle
3 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (81.82%) Hibernate
3 9 (81.82%) REST
3 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
4 8 (72.73%) Maven
4 8 (72.73%) JSON
4 8 (72.73%) J2EE
4 8 (72.73%) SOAP
4 8 (72.73%) Linux
4 8 (72.73%) JMS
5 7 (63.64%) OO
5 7 (63.64%) Shell Script
5 7 (63.64%) XML
5 7 (63.64%) Unix
5 7 (63.64%) WebLogic
5 7 (63.64%) PL/SQL
5 7 (63.64%) SQL
5 7 (63.64%) JIRA
5 7 (63.64%) ActiveMQ
5 7 (63.64%) Java EE
5 7 (63.64%) TDD
5 7 (63.64%) Finance
5 7 (63.64%) Microservices
5 7 (63.64%) Spring Boot
5 7 (63.64%) BDD
6 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
6 6 (54.55%) JUnit

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (63.64%) WebLogic
2 5 (45.45%) Mule
2 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (9.09%) GlassFish
4 1 (9.09%) JBoss
4 1 (9.09%) Jetty
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
2 8 (72.73%) Maven
3 7 (63.64%) JIRA
4 6 (54.55%) JUnit
5 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
5 5 (45.45%) EasyMock
5 5 (45.45%) Mockito
5 5 (45.45%) Selenium
6 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 2 (18.18%) GitLab
6 2 (18.18%) Gradle
6 2 (18.18%) IntelliJ
6 2 (18.18%) Subversion
7 1 (9.09%) Cobertura
7 1 (9.09%) JBehave
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Investment Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Law
3 2 (18.18%) Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Senior Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) AWS Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Spring
2 9 (81.82%) Hibernate
2 9 (81.82%) REST
3 8 (72.73%) J2EE
3 8 (72.73%) JMS
3 8 (72.73%) JSON
3 8 (72.73%) SOAP
4 7 (63.64%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (63.64%) Java EE
4 7 (63.64%) Spring Boot
4 7 (63.64%) XML
5 5 (45.45%) Apache Camel
5 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) JAXB
5 5 (45.45%) JSP
5 5 (45.45%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (27.27%) JDBC
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
7 2 (18.18%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Derivative
1 5 (45.45%) Equities
1 5 (45.45%) Fixed Income
1 5 (45.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (18.18%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) BDD
2 7 (63.64%) Microservices
2 7 (63.64%) OO
2 7 (63.64%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Concurrent Programming
4 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
4 5 (45.45%) UML
5 4 (36.36%) Kanban
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) Competitive Intelligence
7 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 2 (18.18%) Line Management
7 2 (18.18%) SDLC
7 2 (18.18%) Software Architecture
7 2 (18.18%) Workflow
8 1 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) PL/SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Shell Script
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft