The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 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 East of England 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 133 112 134
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +22
Contract jobs citing JPA 8 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.95% 1.02% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Average daily rate
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£270 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £256 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £390 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +53.84%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
843 686 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.44% 29.54% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 380 411
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 47 64
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.63 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.67% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £22.66 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
JPA
England

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hertfordshire +5 4 £270 +16.12%
Essex 0 2 £313 -
Suffolk - - - -
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (87.50%) Hibernate
2 14 (87.50%) Spring
3 11 (68.75%) Relational Database
4 10 (62.50%) WebLogic
5 9 (56.25%) SQL
5 9 (56.25%) HTML
6 8 (50.00%) Struts
7 7 (43.75%) Web Services
7 7 (43.75%) CSS
7 7 (43.75%) UNIX
7 7 (43.75%) MySQL
7 7 (43.75%) Oracle
7 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
7 7 (43.75%) PL/SQL
7 7 (43.75%) JBoss
7 7 (43.75%) Scrum
7 7 (43.75%) JAX-RPC
7 7 (43.75%) Mac OS X
7 7 (43.75%) Web Development
7 7 (43.75%) Struts2
7 7 (43.75%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (37.50%) Spring MVC
8 6 (37.50%) JUnit
8 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (37.50%) MVC
8 6 (37.50%) J2EE
9 5 (31.25%) TDD
9 5 (31.25%) Maven
9 5 (31.25%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 10 (62.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) LDAP
1 3 (18.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) Relational Database
2 7 (43.75%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) JUnit
2 5 (31.25%) Maven
3 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (25.00%) Ant
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Senior Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (25.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (18.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) Hibernate
1 14 (87.50%) Spring
2 9 (56.25%) HTML
3 8 (50.00%) Struts
4 7 (43.75%) Web Services
4 7 (43.75%) CSS
4 7 (43.75%) JAX-RPC
4 7 (43.75%) Struts2
5 6 (37.50%) Spring MVC
5 6 (37.50%) J2EE
6 5 (31.25%) REST
7 4 (25.00%) Dojo
7 4 (25.00%) Ajax
8 3 (18.75%) jQuery
8 3 (18.75%) JAAS
9 2 (12.50%) JSF
9 2 (12.50%) Java EE
9 2 (12.50%) JSP
9 2 (12.50%) XML
9 2 (12.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) UNIX
1 7 (43.75%) Mac OS X
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Scrum
1 7 (43.75%) Web Development
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) MVC
3 5 (31.25%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (25.00%) UML
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (18.75%) Data Virtualisation
5 3 (18.75%) Web Design
6 1 (6.25%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) Build Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
1 7 (43.75%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) FatWire