The table below looks at the statistics for JPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 27 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 138 127 119
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing JPA 9 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.29% 0.59% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.08% 2.00% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 1
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£425 £448 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +27.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £398 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.80% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
JPA
England

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 East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
830 902 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.55% 29.81% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 563 381
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 44
Average hourly rate £37.45 £35.00 £29.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +16.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £20.40 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.72 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JPA across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JPA Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

JPA
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JPA across the East of England region.

JPA Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

JPA
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JPA across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015.

JPA Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

JPA
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JPA across the East of England region.

JPA Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

JPA
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -17 5 £475 +6.14% 3
Cambridgeshire -7 4 £325 -
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England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 24 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (87.50%) Spring
2 21 (87.50%) HTML
2 21 (87.50%) XML
3 19 (79.17%) CSS
4 18 (75.00%) MVC
4 18 (75.00%) Spring MVC
5 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
5 17 (70.83%) JBoss
6 16 (66.67%) EclipseLink
7 14 (58.33%) Linux
7 14 (58.33%) UNIX
7 14 (58.33%) SQL
8 13 (54.17%) Oracle
8 13 (54.17%) Struts
8 13 (54.17%) REST
9 12 (50.00%) Ajax
9 12 (50.00%) Web Services
9 12 (50.00%) Hibernate
10 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (45.83%) WebLogic
10 11 (45.83%) MySQL
10 11 (45.83%) Relational Database
11 9 (37.50%) WebSphere
11 9 (37.50%) LDAP
11 9 (37.50%) Eclipse
11 9 (37.50%) JAAS
12 8 (33.33%) TopLink
12 8 (33.33%) SOAP
13 7 (29.17%) PL/SQL

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 17 (70.83%) JBoss
2 11 (45.83%) WebLogic
3 9 (37.50%) WebSphere
4 6 (25.00%) GlassFish
5 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
7 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) LDAP
2 4 (16.67%) HTTP
3 2 (8.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) MySQL
1 11 (45.83%) Relational Database
2 7 (29.17%) MariaDB
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Eclipse
2 5 (20.83%) Ant
3 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (16.67%) Maven
3 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
2 1 (4.17%) Automotive
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
1 24 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Senior Java Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) HTML
1 21 (87.50%) XML
1 21 (87.50%) Spring
2 19 (79.17%) CSS
3 18 (75.00%) Spring MVC
4 16 (66.67%) EclipseLink
5 13 (54.17%) REST
5 13 (54.17%) Struts
6 12 (50.00%) Web Services
6 12 (50.00%) Ajax
6 12 (50.00%) Hibernate
7 9 (37.50%) JAAS
8 8 (33.33%) TopLink
8 8 (33.33%) SOAP
9 7 (29.17%) JAXB
10 5 (20.83%) Java SE
10 5 (20.83%) JSR 170
10 5 (20.83%) XHTML
10 5 (20.83%) JSP
10 5 (20.83%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) UNIX
1 14 (58.33%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Mac OS X
3 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 4 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) MVC
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) TDD
3 7 (29.17%) Web Development
4 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.83%) B2C
5 5 (20.83%) Microservices
6 4 (16.67%) Web Design
6 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (12.50%) OO
7 3 (12.50%) CRM
7 3 (12.50%) User Stories
7 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.33%) ERP
9 1 (4.17%) SEO
9 1 (4.17%) Scrum
9 1 (4.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 14 (58.33%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Intershop
2 4 (16.67%) hybris
2 4 (16.67%) Demandware
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe
4 1 (4.17%) FatWire
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Google