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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 181 185 199
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Contract jobs citing JPA 10 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.34% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.63% 1.14% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £525 £464
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £425 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £597 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
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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
1598 1753 1894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.59% 29.44% 28.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1298 1363 1502
Average daily rate £425 £438 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 25
Average hourly rate £19.72 - £41.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.49 - £32.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.75 - £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) Spring
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
5 4 (33.33%) J2EE
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) Spring Security
5 4 (33.33%) REST
6 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (25.00%) Middleware
6 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) JSON
6 3 (25.00%) Maven
7 2 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 2 (16.67%) Back Office
7 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
7 2 (16.67%) Scrum
7 2 (16.67%) HTTP
7 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (16.67%) JMS
7 2 (16.67%) SOAP
7 2 (16.67%) Swing
7 2 (16.67%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (16.67%) JBoss
2 2 (16.67%) Jetty
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (8.33%) Mule
3 1 (8.33%) Confluence
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) Gradle
2 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Mockito
3 1 (8.33%) Hudson
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) Ant
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) Spring
2 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
3 4 (33.33%) J2EE
3 4 (33.33%) Spring Security
3 4 (33.33%) REST
4 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) Middleware
4 3 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (16.67%) JMS
5 2 (16.67%) SOAP
5 2 (16.67%) Swing
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) JDBC
5 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (16.67%) Spring Web Flow
5 2 (16.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) RAD
4 1 (8.33%) RUP
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Groovy
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) GridGain
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft