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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 460 462 448
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing JPA 118 107 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 0.76% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 75 63
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £348
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +9.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
14224 14154 14704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.22% 29.35% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9353 9292 8924
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 247 347
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £17.69 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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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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 -21 40 £450 -7.02% 10
East of England -2 26 £444 -1.38%
South East +9 16 £300 -17.80% 4
South West -36 15 - - 6
Yorkshire - 9 £385 - 10
North West 0 7 £425 +37.09% 7
West Midlands - 1 £313 - 3
East Midlands - - - - 1
JPA
UK

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 196 (98.49%) Java
2 161 (80.90%) Spring
3 144 (72.36%) Hibernate
4 107 (53.77%) Oracle
5 98 (49.25%) HTML
6 96 (48.24%) Maven
7 92 (46.23%) SQL
8 90 (45.23%) MVC
9 84 (42.21%) Web Services
10 83 (41.71%) Agile Software Development
11 81 (40.70%) JavaScript
12 79 (39.70%) XML
13 78 (39.20%) Spring MVC
14 75 (37.69%) J2EE
15 74 (37.19%) jQuery
16 70 (35.18%) CSS
17 65 (32.66%) JUnit
18 57 (28.64%) JBoss
19 55 (27.64%) Linux
20 54 (27.14%) Java EE
21 50 (25.13%) TDD
21 50 (25.13%) JSP
22 48 (24.12%) JMS
23 46 (23.12%) Scrum
23 46 (23.12%) REST
24 42 (21.11%) UML
24 42 (21.11%) UNIX
25 41 (20.60%) Eclipse
25 41 (20.60%) Relational Database
26 39 (19.60%) MySQL

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 36 (18.09%) WebLogic
1 36 (18.09%) Apache
2 31 (15.58%) Tomcat
3 12 (6.03%) Confluence
4 9 (4.52%) WebSphere
4 9 (4.52%) Apache Solr
5 5 (2.51%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (2.01%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (2.01%) Node.js
7 3 (1.51%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.51%) AquaLogic
7 3 (1.51%) Mule
7 3 (1.51%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.01%) Liferay
8 2 (1.01%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.50%) IIS
9 1 (0.50%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.50%) CMS
9 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (2.01%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.01%) MS Office
2 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.51%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (1.51%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.53%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.03%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (5.03%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.57%) LDAP
2 17 (8.54%) HTTP
3 10 (5.03%) Internet
4 9 (4.52%) HTTPS
5 6 (3.02%) SSH
6 4 (2.01%) DNS
7 3 (1.51%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.51%) SAN
8 2 (1.01%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.01%) AMQP
8 2 (1.01%) IPv4
8 2 (1.01%) IPv6
8 2 (1.01%) FTP
8 2 (1.01%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (20.60%) Relational Database
2 39 (19.60%) MySQL
3 26 (13.07%) Oracle Database
4 19 (9.55%) MariaDB
5 11 (5.53%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.52%) SQL Server
6 9 (4.52%) RDBMS
7 8 (4.02%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (3.52%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (3.52%) Redis
9 6 (3.02%) NoSQL
9 6 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.51%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.51%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.51%) Neo4j
12 2 (1.01%) Hazelcast
12 2 (1.01%) TKPROF
12 2 (1.01%) DTS
Development Applications
1 96 (48.24%) Maven
2 65 (32.66%) JUnit
3 41 (20.60%) Eclipse
4 26 (13.07%) JIRA
5 23 (11.56%) Jenkins
5 23 (11.56%) Subversion
6 22 (11.06%) Git (software)
7 17 (8.54%) Ant
8 16 (8.04%) Mockito
9 15 (7.54%) Hudson
10 11 (5.53%) Selenium
11 10 (5.03%) Cucumber
12 9 (4.52%) Mercurial
13 7 (3.52%) NetBeans
13 7 (3.52%) SoapUI
13 7 (3.52%) Apache Ivy
14 6 (3.02%) Gerrit
14 6 (3.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (2.51%) ClearCase
15 5 (2.51%) EasyMock
General
1 34 (17.09%) Finance
2 10 (5.03%) Banking
2 10 (5.03%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.02%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.01%) Back Office
5 2 (1.01%) Dutch Language
5 2 (1.01%) French Language
5 2 (1.01%) Publishing
6 1 (0.50%) Retail
6 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.50%) Games
6 1 (0.50%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Marketing
6 1 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 173 (86.93%) Developer
2 153 (76.88%) Java Developer
3 25 (12.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 24 (12.06%) Senior Developer
5 23 (11.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (7.04%) Architect
7 6 (3.02%) Java Architect
7 6 (3.02%) Team Leader
7 6 (3.02%) Java Team Leader
7 6 (3.02%) Software Developer
8 5 (2.51%) Technical Architect
8 5 (2.51%) SQL Developer
8 5 (2.51%) C++ Developer
8 5 (2.51%) C++/Java Developer
9 4 (2.01%) Senior Architect
9 4 (2.01%) Java Swing Developer
9 4 (2.01%) Senior Java Architect
9 4 (2.01%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (1.51%) Web Developer
10 3 (1.51%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (80.90%) Spring
2 144 (72.36%) Hibernate
3 98 (49.25%) HTML
4 84 (42.21%) Web Services
5 79 (39.70%) XML
6 78 (39.20%) Spring MVC
7 75 (37.69%) J2EE
8 74 (37.19%) jQuery
9 70 (35.18%) CSS
10 54 (27.14%) Java EE
11 50 (25.13%) JSP
12 48 (24.12%) JMS
13 46 (23.12%) REST
14 34 (17.09%) RESTful
15 33 (16.58%) Ajax
15 33 (16.58%) JSON
16 31 (15.58%) SOAP
16 31 (15.58%) AngularJS
17 29 (14.57%) Struts
18 27 (13.57%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.07%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.52%) Open Source
4 8 (4.02%) GIS
5 6 (3.02%) User Experience
6 5 (2.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.51%) Clustering
6 5 (2.51%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.01%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.01%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.01%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.51%) Social Network
8 3 (1.51%) Linked Data
8 3 (1.51%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.51%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.01%) Web 2.0
9 2 (1.01%) Replication
9 2 (1.01%) W3C
10 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.50%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 55 (27.64%) Linux
2 42 (21.11%) UNIX
3 22 (11.06%) Mac OS X
4 12 (6.03%) Windows
5 3 (1.51%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.51%) Windows 2000
5 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.51%) CentOS
6 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.01%) Android
6 2 (1.01%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (45.23%) MVC
2 83 (41.71%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (25.13%) TDD
4 46 (23.12%) Scrum
5 42 (21.11%) UML
6 36 (18.09%) Web Development
7 32 (16.08%) OO
8 31 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (11.56%) Configuration Management
10 21 (10.55%) Software Engineering
11 13 (6.53%) Mentoring
12 12 (6.03%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (5.03%) Kanban
13 10 (5.03%) OOD
13 10 (5.03%) SOA
13 10 (5.03%) E-Commerce
14 9 (4.52%) BDD
15 8 (4.02%) Software Architecture
15 8 (4.02%) Test Automation
15 8 (4.02%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 196 (98.49%) Java
2 92 (46.23%) SQL
3 81 (40.70%) JavaScript
4 38 (19.10%) PL/SQL
5 8 (4.02%) Shell Script
5 8 (4.02%) C++
6 6 (3.02%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.02%) C
6 6 (3.02%) C#
6 6 (3.02%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.51%) Clojure
8 4 (2.01%) Groovy
8 4 (2.01%) VBA
9 3 (1.51%) VB
9 3 (1.51%) Korn
9 3 (1.51%) Bourne shell
10 2 (1.01%) XPath
10 2 (1.01%) Perl
11 1 (0.50%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (12.56%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.03%) DV Cleared
3 8 (4.02%) Degree
4 6 (3.02%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.51%) OCPJP
5 3 (1.51%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.04%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (4.52%) VirtualBox
2 6 (3.02%) Docker
3 3 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.51%) vCloud
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 9 (4.52%) Vagrant
2 8 (4.02%) Puppet
3 5 (2.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.01%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 107 (53.77%) Oracle
2 57 (28.64%) JBoss
3 10 (5.03%) IBM
4 6 (3.02%) Sybase
4 6 (3.02%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.51%) VMware
6 4 (2.01%) Twitter
6 4 (2.01%) Yantra
7 3 (1.51%) HP
7 3 (1.51%) EMC
7 3 (1.51%) Endeca
8 2 (1.01%) Juniper
8 2 (1.01%) Cisco
9 1 (0.50%) Adobe
9 1 (0.50%) ATG
9 1 (0.50%) Perforce
9 1 (0.50%) FatWire
9 1 (0.50%) Intershop
9 1 (0.50%) hybris
9 1 (0.50%) Jaspersoft
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