The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 186 206 209
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +3
Contract jobs citing JPA 9 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.62% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £413 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £690 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
- +30.71%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1703 2110 2207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.25% 29.69% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1266 1626 1718
Average daily rate £438 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +27.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
JPA
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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 34 (97.14%) Java
2 33 (94.29%) Hibernate
2 33 (94.29%) Spring
3 32 (91.43%) Finance
4 25 (71.43%) JUnit
5 24 (68.57%) Web Services
6 23 (65.71%) Maven
7 22 (62.86%) JMS
8 21 (60.00%) SQL
8 21 (60.00%) J2EE
8 21 (60.00%) Oracle
8 21 (60.00%) Banking
8 21 (60.00%) Java EE
9 17 (48.57%) SOAP
10 16 (45.71%) MVC
11 15 (42.86%) Struts
11 15 (42.86%) Spring Web Flow
12 13 (37.14%) UML
13 12 (34.29%) Investment Banking
14 11 (31.43%) Scrum
14 11 (31.43%) Ant
14 11 (31.43%) Apache Ivy
15 10 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (25.71%) HTML
16 9 (25.71%) WebLogic
16 9 (25.71%) CSS
16 9 (25.71%) OO
17 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
17 8 (22.86%) Fixed Income
17 8 (22.86%) Mobile Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (25.71%) WebLogic
2 7 (20.00%) Apache
3 5 (14.29%) AquaLogic
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.86%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) LDAP
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) OLAP
2 2 (5.71%) MySQL
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.86%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 25 (71.43%) JUnit
2 23 (65.71%) Maven
3 11 (31.43%) Apache Ivy
3 11 (31.43%) Ant
4 3 (8.57%) Subversion
5 1 (2.86%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.86%) ClearQuest
5 1 (2.86%) TestNG
5 1 (2.86%) Hudson
General
1 32 (91.43%) Finance
2 21 (60.00%) Banking
3 12 (34.29%) Investment Banking
4 6 (17.14%) Back Office
5 2 (5.71%) Front Office
6 1 (2.86%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Developer
2 25 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Architect
3 7 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Team Leader
5 4 (11.43%) Development Team Leader
5 4 (11.43%) Java Team Leader
6 3 (8.57%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.86%) J2EE Team Leader
7 1 (2.86%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (94.29%) Hibernate
1 33 (94.29%) Spring
2 24 (68.57%) Web Services
3 22 (62.86%) JMS
4 21 (60.00%) J2EE
4 21 (60.00%) Java EE
5 17 (48.57%) SOAP
6 15 (42.86%) Struts
6 15 (42.86%) Spring Web Flow
7 9 (25.71%) HTML
7 9 (25.71%) CSS
8 7 (20.00%) JSP
8 7 (20.00%) jQuery
9 6 (17.14%) Apache CXF
9 6 (17.14%) Spring Integration
9 6 (17.14%) JAX-RS
10 3 (8.57%) EJB 3.0
10 3 (8.57%) EJB
10 3 (8.57%) XML
11 2 (5.71%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (22.86%) Fixed Income
2 8 (22.86%) Mathematics
3 7 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) MVC
2 13 (37.14%) UML
3 11 (31.43%) Scrum
4 9 (25.71%) OO
5 8 (22.86%) Mobile Commerce
5 8 (22.86%) Unit Testing
6 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (14.29%) Analytics
7 4 (11.43%) Refactoring
8 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.71%) Investment Management
8 2 (5.71%) Web Development
9 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.86%) RAD
9 1 (2.86%) Migration
9 1 (2.86%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) Java
2 21 (60.00%) SQL
3 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.14%) PL/SQL
5 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 5 (14.29%) Korn
5 5 (14.29%) Bourne shell
6 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) JBoss
3 2 (5.71%) Sybase