The table below looks at the statistics for JPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 494 478 405
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -73
Contract jobs citing JPA 96 90 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 0.68% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 55 88
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £289 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
JPA
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13240 13258 11672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.33% 27.53% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8921 8879 7543
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 171 339
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £17.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £53.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

JPA Jobs Demand Trend in England

JPA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

JPA Daily Rate Trend in England

JPA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JPA across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

JPA Daily Rate Histogram in England

JPA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

JPA Hourly Rate Trend in England

JPA
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 May 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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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
London -19 33 £406 -9.72% 11
South West +26 16 £401 +33.75% 3
East of England +11 12 £338 +25.58% 6
South East -6 9 £325 - 5
East Midlands +6 8 £331 -30.98% 5
North West -13 7 £388 +19.23% 4
North East -1 6 £325 +22.18% 1
West Midlands -8 2 - -
Yorkshire -25 2 £381 +35.67%
JPA
UK

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 232 (99.15%) Java
2 193 (82.48%) Spring
3 160 (68.38%) Hibernate
4 147 (62.82%) Web Services
5 107 (45.73%) MVC
6 106 (45.30%) XML
7 104 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
8 102 (43.59%) Oracle
9 93 (39.74%) JavaScript
10 92 (39.32%) SQL
11 90 (38.46%) JUnit
12 89 (38.03%) HTML
13 87 (37.18%) Spring MVC
14 85 (36.32%) Maven
15 84 (35.90%) REST
16 81 (34.62%) CSS
17 78 (33.33%) TDD
18 76 (32.48%) J2EE
19 74 (31.62%) SOAP
20 63 (26.92%) Linux
21 60 (25.64%) JSON
22 59 (25.21%) WebLogic
23 57 (24.36%) JBoss
24 51 (21.79%) Scrum
25 50 (21.37%) Java EE
26 49 (20.94%) Tomcat
27 44 (18.80%) Git (software)
28 43 (18.38%) PL/SQL
29 42 (17.95%) Oracle Database
30 40 (17.09%) Finance

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 59 (25.21%) WebLogic
2 57 (24.36%) JBoss
3 49 (20.94%) Tomcat
4 28 (11.97%) Mule
5 21 (8.97%) Apache
6 12 (5.13%) Oracle Application Server
7 11 (4.70%) Jetty
7 11 (4.70%) WebSphere
8 8 (3.42%) Mule ESB
8 8 (3.42%) GlassFish
9 6 (2.56%) Apache ServiceMix
10 5 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.71%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (1.28%) CMS
12 3 (1.28%) Node.js
13 2 (0.85%) Liferay
13 2 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.43%) Alfresco
14 1 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.14%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.71%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.56%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (1.28%) GitHub
7 2 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.85%) PaaS
7 2 (0.85%) IaaS
8 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.98%) HTTP
2 13 (5.56%) LDAP
3 10 (4.27%) Internet
4 4 (1.71%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.28%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.85%) Firewall
7 1 (0.43%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (17.95%) Oracle Database
2 24 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 22 (9.40%) MySQL
4 19 (8.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (4.70%) SQL Server
5 11 (4.70%) MongoDB
6 9 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (3.85%) MariaDB
7 8 (3.42%) NoSQL
7 8 (3.42%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.71%) Hazelcast
8 4 (1.71%) TKPROF
8 4 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.71%) OLTP
8 4 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.85%) Pentaho
9 2 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.85%) Redis
10 1 (0.43%) DB2
10 1 (0.43%) Riak
Development Applications
1 90 (38.46%) JUnit
2 85 (36.32%) Maven
3 44 (18.80%) Git (software)
4 39 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 31 (13.25%) Subversion
6 24 (10.26%) Selenium
7 23 (9.83%) Eclipse
8 20 (8.55%) Ant
9 18 (7.69%) JIRA
10 17 (7.26%) SoapUI
10 17 (7.26%) Mockito
11 12 (5.13%) Cucumber
12 9 (3.85%) TestNG
13 5 (2.14%) Redmine
14 4 (1.71%) Hudson
14 4 (1.71%) RSpec
14 4 (1.71%) Mercurial
14 4 (1.71%) QUnit
14 4 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 2 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 40 (17.09%) Finance
2 11 (4.70%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.27%) Marketing
3 10 (4.27%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.42%) Electronics
5 4 (1.71%) Back Office
5 4 (1.71%) Publishing
6 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.43%) Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Retail
7 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Military
7 1 (0.43%) French Language
7 1 (0.43%) Greek Language
7 1 (0.43%) Automotive
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 212 (90.60%) Developer
2 190 (81.20%) Java Developer
3 27 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 26 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 18 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 14 (5.98%) J2EE Developer
7 12 (5.13%) Architect
8 8 (3.42%) PL/SQL Developer
9 6 (2.56%) Software Architect
10 5 (2.14%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (1.71%) Integration Specialist
11 4 (1.71%) C++/Java Developer
11 4 (1.71%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (1.71%) Java Architect
11 4 (1.71%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (1.71%) C++ Developer
11 4 (1.71%) Integration Engineer
12 3 (1.28%) Java Web Developer
12 3 (1.28%) Java Consultant
12 3 (1.28%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (82.48%) Spring
2 160 (68.38%) Hibernate
3 147 (62.82%) Web Services
4 106 (45.30%) XML
5 89 (38.03%) HTML
6 87 (37.18%) Spring MVC
7 84 (35.90%) REST
8 81 (34.62%) CSS
9 76 (32.48%) J2EE
10 74 (31.62%) SOAP
11 60 (25.64%) JSON
12 50 (21.37%) Java EE
13 39 (16.67%) JMS
14 38 (16.24%) JSP
15 33 (14.10%) jQuery
16 32 (13.68%) JSF
16 32 (13.68%) Apache Camel
17 30 (12.82%) JAXB
18 29 (12.39%) Struts
18 29 (12.39%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.42%) DTV
4 6 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.14%) Replication
5 5 (2.14%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.14%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.71%) W3C
7 3 (1.28%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.85%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.85%) User Experience
8 2 (0.85%) GIS
8 2 (0.85%) Smartcard
8 2 (0.85%) Derivative
8 2 (0.85%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (0.85%) PKI
8 2 (0.85%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.85%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 63 (26.92%) Linux
2 17 (7.26%) UNIX
3 6 (2.56%) Mac OS X
3 6 (2.56%) Windows
4 4 (1.71%) CentOS
4 4 (1.71%) Solaris
5 2 (0.85%) VME
6 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (45.73%) MVC
2 104 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (33.33%) TDD
4 51 (21.79%) Scrum
5 38 (16.24%) BDD
6 36 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (12.39%) Web Development
8 28 (11.97%) SDLC
9 23 (9.83%) OO
10 19 (8.12%) E-Commerce
11 18 (7.69%) Software Engineering
12 16 (6.84%) SOA
12 16 (6.84%) Integration Testing
13 15 (6.41%) UML
14 13 (5.56%) Static Code Analysis
15 12 (5.13%) Open Source
15 12 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (4.27%) User Stories
16 10 (4.27%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 232 (99.15%) Java
2 93 (39.74%) JavaScript
3 92 (39.32%) SQL
4 43 (18.38%) PL/SQL
5 21 (8.97%) Python
6 9 (3.85%) C#
7 8 (3.42%) XPath
8 7 (2.99%) Groovy
9 6 (2.56%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.56%) C++
9 6 (2.56%) C
10 4 (1.71%) XQuery
11 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.85%) Scala
12 2 (0.85%) JPQL
12 2 (0.85%) COBOL
12 2 (0.85%) Perl
12 2 (0.85%) PHP
13 1 (0.43%) Ruby
13 1 (0.43%) HQL
Qualifications
1 32 (13.68%) Security Cleared
2 27 (11.54%) DV Cleared
3 9 (3.85%) Degree
4 4 (1.71%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.28%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.85%) OCP
6 2 (0.85%) OCA
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.85%) HND
6 2 (0.85%) OCAJ
6 2 (0.85%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.12%) QA
2 4 (1.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (2.99%) Docker
1 7 (2.99%) VirtualBox
2 4 (1.71%) Oracle Clusterware
2 4 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.85%) GridGain
3 2 (0.85%) Squid
4 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (3.85%) Vagrant
2 7 (2.99%) Puppet
3 4 (1.71%) Oracle Flashback
3 4 (1.71%) Data Guard
3 4 (1.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (1.71%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.85%) OpenIDM
4 2 (0.85%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.85%) Control-M
5 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 102 (43.59%) Oracle
2 12 (5.13%) SAP
3 6 (2.56%) hybris
3 6 (2.56%) Atomikos
3 6 (2.56%) IBM
3 6 (2.56%) Axway
4 5 (2.14%) JD Edwards
4 5 (2.14%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.71%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.71%) Adobe
6 3 (1.28%) Intershop
6 3 (1.28%) Endeca
6 3 (1.28%) Demandware
7 2 (0.85%) EnterpriseDB
7 2 (0.85%) ForgeRock
7 2 (0.85%) Splunk
7 2 (0.85%) Sun
7 2 (0.85%) Cisco
8 1 (0.43%) Google
8 1 (0.43%) Perforce
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