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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 192 199 208
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing JPA 9 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.051% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.17% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 20
Average daily rate
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£513 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £365 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £475 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00
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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
1613 1770 2247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.45% 30.08% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1326 1306 1697
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £309 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 15
Average hourly rate £62.50 £45.00 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +42.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £57.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -

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 27 August 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 19 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 15 (78.95%) Spring
3 12 (63.16%) Hibernate
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (36.84%) jQuery
5 7 (36.84%) HTML
5 7 (36.84%) SQL
5 7 (36.84%) Finance
6 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
6 6 (31.58%) XSLT
6 6 (31.58%) Spring Security
6 6 (31.58%) Maven
6 6 (31.58%) Java EE
7 5 (26.32%) JSON
7 5 (26.32%) TDD
7 5 (26.32%) Scrum
7 5 (26.32%) MVC
7 5 (26.32%) Apache
7 5 (26.32%) CSS
7 5 (26.32%) XML
7 5 (26.32%) JUnit
7 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
8 4 (21.05%) JAXB
8 4 (21.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (21.05%) JSP
8 4 (21.05%) Servlets
8 4 (21.05%) JBoss

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
2 5 (26.32%) Apache
3 4 (21.05%) JBoss
4 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
4 2 (10.53%) Jetty
4 2 (10.53%) Apache Solr
4 2 (10.53%) Confluence
5 1 (5.26%) Mule
5 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.26%) Heroku
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (5.26%) GitHub
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (10.53%) DB2
3 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.26%) HSQLDB
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.26%) HBase
4 1 (5.26%) Big Data
4 1 (5.26%) CloverETL
4 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Maven
2 5 (26.32%) JUnit
3 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
3 3 (15.79%) Mockito
3 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.53%) Gradle
4 2 (10.53%) EasyMock
4 2 (10.53%) JIRA
4 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.26%) Subversion
5 1 (5.26%) Checkstyle
5 1 (5.26%) Selenium
5 1 (5.26%) jMock
5 1 (5.26%) Ant
5 1 (5.26%) JBehave
5 1 (5.26%) Hudson
5 1 (5.26%) Cobertura
5 1 (5.26%) Redmine
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Back Office
3 2 (10.53%) Advertising
4 1 (5.26%) Publishing
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (5.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 13 (68.42%) Java Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) Spring
2 12 (63.16%) Hibernate
3 7 (36.84%) jQuery
3 7 (36.84%) HTML
4 6 (31.58%) XSLT
4 6 (31.58%) Java EE
4 6 (31.58%) Spring Security
5 5 (26.32%) JSON
5 5 (26.32%) CSS
5 5 (26.32%) XML
6 4 (21.05%) JAXB
6 4 (21.05%) JSP
6 4 (21.05%) Servlets
6 4 (21.05%) Ajax
6 4 (21.05%) Spring MVC
6 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
6 4 (21.05%) REST
6 4 (21.05%) Spring Boot
7 3 (15.79%) Middleware
7 3 (15.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) UNIX
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) TDD
2 5 (26.32%) MVC
2 5 (26.32%) Scrum
3 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (21.05%) SDLC
4 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.79%) Web Development
5 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
5 2 (10.53%) SOA
5 2 (10.53%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) API Development
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) User Stories
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.53%) BDD
6 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
5 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
6 2 (10.53%) Groovy
7 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.26%) XQuery
7 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) GridGain
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (5.26%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) IBM