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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 472 440 446
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +6
Contract jobs citing JPA 111 117 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 0.82% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 75 82
Average daily rate
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£405 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £343
% change year-on-year
- +9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.95%
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
14233 14232 14533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.93% 29.24% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9178 9341 9068
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
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 199 246 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -19 41 £450 -13.46% 11
East of England -15 20 £448 - 1
South East -2 16 £333 -11.33% 5
South West -26 12 - - 12
Yorkshire +12 9 £395 +16.17% 7
North West +6 6 £325 +10.16% 2
West Midlands -21 1 £313 -3.84% 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
JPA
UK

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 203 (98.54%) Java
2 166 (80.58%) Spring
3 146 (70.87%) Hibernate
4 109 (52.91%) Oracle
5 103 (50.00%) Maven
6 90 (43.69%) SQL
7 89 (43.20%) Web Services
8 88 (42.72%) HTML
9 83 (40.29%) J2EE
10 79 (38.35%) JavaScript
11 74 (35.92%) MVC
11 74 (35.92%) jQuery
12 70 (33.98%) Java EE
13 67 (32.52%) JUnit
14 64 (31.07%) CSS
15 61 (29.61%) Spring MVC
16 58 (28.16%) XML
17 55 (26.70%) JMS
18 52 (25.24%) TDD
19 50 (24.27%) UML
20 49 (23.79%) JSP
21 48 (23.30%) Finance
22 47 (22.82%) Agile Software Development
23 46 (22.33%) Linux
23 46 (22.33%) JBoss
24 44 (21.36%) WebLogic
25 42 (20.39%) Relational Database
26 41 (19.90%) Scrum
27 38 (18.45%) Eclipse
28 37 (17.96%) Apache

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 44 (21.36%) WebLogic
2 37 (17.96%) Apache
3 32 (15.53%) Tomcat
4 12 (5.83%) Confluence
5 10 (4.85%) Apache Solr
6 9 (4.37%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.43%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (2.43%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (2.43%) AquaLogic
8 4 (1.94%) IIS
8 4 (1.94%) Mule
8 4 (1.94%) Node.js
8 4 (1.94%) Apache ServiceMix
9 3 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.46%) GlassFish
9 3 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.46%) CMS
10 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.49%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (1.94%) MS Office
1 4 (1.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.94%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.97%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.88%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (3.88%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.22%) LDAP
2 13 (6.31%) HTTP
3 9 (4.37%) Internet
3 9 (4.37%) HTTPS
4 6 (2.91%) SSH
5 3 (1.46%) SAN
5 3 (1.46%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.97%) DNS
6 2 (0.97%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (20.39%) Relational Database
2 32 (15.53%) Oracle Database
3 25 (12.14%) MySQL
4 20 (9.71%) RDBMS
5 12 (5.83%) SQL Server
5 12 (5.83%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.37%) MariaDB
7 8 (3.88%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (3.40%) Redis
8 7 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (3.40%) Hadoop
8 7 (3.40%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.91%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.46%) OLAP
11 2 (0.97%) OLTP
11 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.97%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 103 (50.00%) Maven
2 67 (32.52%) JUnit
3 38 (18.45%) Eclipse
4 25 (12.14%) JIRA
4 25 (12.14%) Ant
5 22 (10.68%) Subversion
6 19 (9.22%) Jenkins
6 19 (9.22%) Git (software)
7 14 (6.80%) Mockito
8 12 (5.83%) Hudson
9 9 (4.37%) Apache Ivy
9 9 (4.37%) Selenium
10 8 (3.88%) NetBeans
10 8 (3.88%) Cucumber
11 7 (3.40%) Mercurial
11 7 (3.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (2.91%) Toad
13 5 (2.43%) Gerrit
13 5 (2.43%) EasyMock
13 5 (2.43%) ClearCase
General
1 48 (23.30%) Finance
2 16 (7.77%) Banking
3 11 (5.34%) Investment Banking
3 11 (5.34%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.40%) Back Office
5 3 (1.46%) Games
6 2 (0.97%) Front Office
6 2 (0.97%) Retail
7 1 (0.49%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.49%) French Language
7 1 (0.49%) German Language
7 1 (0.49%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Marketing
7 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 182 (88.35%) Developer
2 154 (74.76%) Java Developer
3 30 (14.56%) Senior Developer
4 27 (13.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 25 (12.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (6.31%) Architect
7 8 (3.88%) SQL Developer
8 6 (2.91%) Team Leader
8 6 (2.91%) Java Team Leader
8 6 (2.91%) Software Developer
9 5 (2.43%) Java Architect
9 5 (2.43%) PL/SQL Developer
10 4 (1.94%) J2EE Developer
10 4 (1.94%) Senior Java Architect
10 4 (1.94%) Technical Architect
10 4 (1.94%) Senior Architect
10 4 (1.94%) Java Swing Developer
10 4 (1.94%) Scala Developer
11 3 (1.46%) Analyst
11 3 (1.46%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (80.58%) Spring
2 146 (70.87%) Hibernate
3 89 (43.20%) Web Services
4 88 (42.72%) HTML
5 83 (40.29%) J2EE
6 74 (35.92%) jQuery
7 70 (33.98%) Java EE
8 64 (31.07%) CSS
9 61 (29.61%) Spring MVC
10 58 (28.16%) XML
11 55 (26.70%) JMS
12 49 (23.79%) JSP
13 37 (17.96%) RESTful
14 36 (17.48%) REST
15 33 (16.02%) SOAP
16 31 (15.05%) Struts
17 30 (14.56%) JSON
18 29 (14.08%) Servlets
19 28 (13.59%) Ajax
20 25 (12.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.71%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (5.83%) Open Source
3 9 (4.37%) Fixed Income
4 7 (3.40%) GIS
5 6 (2.91%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.43%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.43%) Clustering
7 4 (1.94%) Derivative
7 4 (1.94%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.46%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.46%) Linked Data
8 3 (1.46%) Social Network
8 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.46%) Mobile Games
9 2 (0.97%) Replication
9 2 (0.97%) W3C
9 2 (0.97%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.49%) Social Media
10 1 (0.49%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 46 (22.33%) Linux
2 37 (17.96%) UNIX
3 13 (6.31%) Mac OS X
3 13 (6.31%) Windows
4 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.46%) CentOS
4 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.46%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.46%) Windows 2000
5 2 (0.97%) Android
5 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (35.92%) MVC
2 52 (25.24%) TDD
3 50 (24.27%) UML
4 47 (22.82%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (19.90%) Scrum
6 36 (17.48%) OO
7 34 (16.50%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (13.11%) Web Development
9 19 (9.22%) Configuration Management
10 18 (8.74%) Software Engineering
11 14 (6.80%) Unit Testing
12 12 (5.83%) OOD
12 12 (5.83%) Refactoring
12 12 (5.83%) BDD
13 11 (5.34%) E-Commerce
14 10 (4.85%) OOA/OOD
14 10 (4.85%) SOA
14 10 (4.85%) Use Case
15 8 (3.88%) Multithreading
15 8 (3.88%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 203 (98.54%) Java
2 90 (43.69%) SQL
3 79 (38.35%) JavaScript
4 35 (16.99%) PL/SQL
5 10 (4.85%) Shell Script
6 9 (4.37%) Clojure
7 8 (3.88%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.40%) Scala
8 7 (3.40%) C#
9 5 (2.43%) Bourne shell
9 5 (2.43%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.43%) Python
9 5 (2.43%) VBA
9 5 (2.43%) Korn
10 4 (1.94%) Ruby
10 4 (1.94%) Perl
10 4 (1.94%) VB
11 3 (1.46%) Groovy
11 3 (1.46%) C++
11 3 (1.46%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (12.14%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.37%) DV Cleared
2 9 (4.37%) Degree
3 7 (3.40%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.46%) OCPJP
4 3 (1.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.80%) QA
2 2 (0.97%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (3.88%) VirtualBox
2 5 (2.43%) Docker
3 3 (1.46%) vCloud
3 3 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (3.88%) Vagrant
2 5 (2.43%) Puppet
2 5 (2.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.97%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 109 (52.91%) Oracle
2 46 (22.33%) JBoss
3 11 (5.34%) IBM
4 8 (3.88%) Sybase
5 7 (3.40%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.94%) Yantra
6 4 (1.94%) GigaSpaces
6 4 (1.94%) Endeca
6 4 (1.94%) EMC
6 4 (1.94%) Talend
6 4 (1.94%) Twitter
7 3 (1.46%) HP
7 3 (1.46%) VMware
8 2 (0.97%) ATG
8 2 (0.97%) Intershop
8 2 (0.97%) hybris
8 2 (0.97%) Demandware
9 1 (0.49%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.49%) Adobe
9 1 (0.49%) Business Objects
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