The first table below looks at the demand 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 15 April 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 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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 453 366 489
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +123
Contract jobs citing JPA 129 139 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.93% 1.19% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 95 45
Average daily rate £450 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £314 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £311
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +31.78%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13826 11699 14346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.76% 26.88% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9039 7472 8650
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 332 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
JPA
UK

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 15 April 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 15 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +5 89 £450 -2.96% 21
South East -63 12 £310 -11.42% 4
South West -18 11 £300 -20.00% 5
East of England -29 8 £335 +47.25% 1
Yorkshire -7 4 - - 5
North West -22 4 £325 +11.11% 1
East Midlands - 1 £480 - 1
North East - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 3
JPA
UK

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 April 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.

1 234 (99.15%) Java
2 188 (79.66%) Spring
3 184 (77.97%) Hibernate
4 122 (51.69%) Oracle
5 112 (47.46%) SQL
6 92 (38.98%) Web Services
7 91 (38.56%) J2EE
8 85 (36.02%) Java EE
9 76 (32.20%) Relational Database
10 72 (30.51%) Maven
10 72 (30.51%) JBoss
11 65 (27.54%) HTML
12 61 (25.85%) WebLogic
13 57 (24.15%) UNIX
14 54 (22.88%) JMS
14 54 (22.88%) RDBMS
15 53 (22.46%) OO
15 53 (22.46%) Finance
16 51 (21.61%) UML
16 51 (21.61%) Continuous Integration
17 49 (20.76%) Scrum
18 48 (20.34%) Unit Testing
19 47 (19.92%) Refactoring
19 47 (19.92%) JUnit
20 46 (19.49%) MVC
21 44 (18.64%) Ant
22 43 (18.22%) CSS
22 43 (18.22%) JSP
22 43 (18.22%) SOAP
22 43 (18.22%) Struts

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 61 (25.85%) WebLogic
2 24 (10.17%) Tomcat
3 15 (6.36%) Oracle Service Bus
3 15 (6.36%) Apache
4 13 (5.51%) WebSphere
5 10 (4.24%) Apache Solr
6 7 (2.97%) CMS
7 6 (2.54%) Adobe CQ
7 6 (2.54%) GlassFish
8 5 (2.12%) Liferay
9 4 (1.69%) Documentum
9 4 (1.69%) IIS
9 4 (1.69%) Confluence
10 3 (1.27%) Mule
10 3 (1.27%) Alfresco
10 3 (1.27%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (1.27%) AquaLogic
11 2 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.85%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (0.85%) MS Office
1 2 (0.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (6.78%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) Force.com
1 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.66%) HTTP
2 9 (3.81%) LDAP
3 3 (1.27%) Internet
4 1 (0.42%) DNS
4 1 (0.42%) SSL
4 1 (0.42%) DHCP
4 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.42%) GSM
4 1 (0.42%) LAN
4 1 (0.42%) SMS
4 1 (0.42%) WAN
4 1 (0.42%) RTCP
4 1 (0.42%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (32.20%) Relational Database
2 54 (22.88%) RDBMS
3 27 (11.44%) MySQL
4 19 (8.05%) Oracle Database
4 19 (8.05%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.24%) SQL Server
6 9 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (3.39%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (2.97%) OLAP
9 5 (2.12%) DB2
10 4 (1.69%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.27%) Big Data
11 3 (1.27%) DTS
12 2 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.85%) JasperReports
13 1 (0.42%) Jackrabbit
13 1 (0.42%) Riak
Development Applications
1 72 (30.51%) Maven
2 47 (19.92%) JUnit
3 44 (18.64%) Ant
4 25 (10.59%) Eclipse
5 19 (8.05%) Jenkins
6 18 (7.63%) Apache Ivy
7 17 (7.20%) Git (software)
8 11 (4.66%) Subversion
9 9 (3.81%) Toad
10 5 (2.12%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (2.12%) JIRA
10 5 (2.12%) NetBeans
11 4 (1.69%) Mockito
11 4 (1.69%) Hudson
11 4 (1.69%) Flash Builder
12 3 (1.27%) NUnit
13 2 (0.85%) ClearQuest
13 2 (0.85%) IntelliJ
13 2 (0.85%) ClearCase
13 2 (0.85%) Selenium
General
1 53 (22.46%) Finance
2 26 (11.02%) Banking
3 13 (5.51%) Investment Banking
3 13 (5.51%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.54%) Retail
5 4 (1.69%) Front Office
5 4 (1.69%) Back Office
6 3 (1.27%) Games
6 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.85%) Billing
8 1 (0.42%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 211 (89.41%) Developer
2 180 (76.27%) Java Developer
3 65 (27.54%) Senior Developer
4 61 (25.85%) Senior Java Developer
5 34 (14.41%) Scala Developer
6 25 (10.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 17 (7.20%) Architect
8 10 (4.24%) J2EE Developer
9 8 (3.39%) SQL Developer
10 7 (2.97%) PL/SQL Developer
11 5 (2.12%) SOA Developer
11 5 (2.12%) Java Architect
11 5 (2.12%) Oracle Developer
11 5 (2.12%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (1.69%) Software Developer
12 4 (1.69%) SOA Architect
12 4 (1.69%) Java Software Developer
12 4 (1.69%) Flex Developer
13 3 (1.27%) Java Swing Developer
13 3 (1.27%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (79.66%) Spring
2 184 (77.97%) Hibernate
3 92 (38.98%) Web Services
4 91 (38.56%) J2EE
5 85 (36.02%) Java EE
6 65 (27.54%) HTML
7 54 (22.88%) JMS
8 43 (18.22%) CSS
8 43 (18.22%) JSP
8 43 (18.22%) SOAP
8 43 (18.22%) Struts
9 42 (17.80%) jQuery
9 42 (17.80%) XML
10 39 (16.53%) EJB
11 32 (13.56%) Servlets
12 31 (13.14%) REST
13 27 (11.44%) RESTful
14 26 (11.02%) Spring MVC
15 24 (10.17%) Spring Web Flow
16 21 (8.90%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (17.80%) Open Source
2 35 (14.83%) Derivative
3 20 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.54%) Fixed Income
4 6 (2.54%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.12%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.12%) Clustering
5 5 (2.12%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.69%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.27%) RIA
7 3 (1.27%) Mobile Games
7 3 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.85%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.85%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.42%) iPhone
9 1 (0.42%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.42%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.42%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 57 (24.15%) UNIX
2 26 (11.02%) Linux
3 10 (4.24%) Mac OS X
4 8 (3.39%) Windows
5 4 (1.69%) Android
6 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (22.46%) OO
2 51 (21.61%) UML
2 51 (21.61%) Continuous Integration
3 49 (20.76%) Scrum
4 48 (20.34%) Unit Testing
5 47 (19.92%) Refactoring
6 46 (19.49%) MVC
7 42 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (16.95%) SOA
9 36 (15.25%) TDD
9 36 (15.25%) Regression Testing
10 35 (14.83%) Performance Tuning
11 24 (10.17%) Web Development
12 14 (5.93%) OOA/OOD
13 12 (5.08%) Use Case
14 11 (4.66%) OOD
15 8 (3.39%) Configuration Management
15 8 (3.39%) E-Commerce
16 7 (2.97%) BDD
16 7 (2.97%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 234 (99.15%) Java
2 112 (47.46%) SQL
3 43 (18.22%) Scala
4 41 (17.37%) JavaScript
5 39 (16.53%) Python
5 39 (16.53%) Ruby
6 36 (15.25%) Perl
6 36 (15.25%) PL/SQL
7 11 (4.66%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.39%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.97%) Groovy
10 6 (2.54%) Clojure
11 3 (1.27%) Bourne shell
11 3 (1.27%) Korn
11 3 (1.27%) VBA
12 1 (0.42%) HQL
12 1 (0.42%) VB6
12 1 (0.42%) C
12 1 (0.42%) C#
12 1 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (5.93%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.51%) Degree
3 5 (2.12%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.42%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.42%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Varnish
2 1 (0.42%) KVM
Vendors
1 122 (51.69%) Oracle
2 72 (30.51%) JBoss
3 35 (14.83%) GigaSpaces
4 10 (4.24%) IBM
4 10 (4.24%) Adobe
5 9 (3.81%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.12%) Talend
6 5 (2.12%) Yantra
6 5 (2.12%) Sybase
7 4 (1.69%) BEA
8 3 (1.27%) Greenplum
8 3 (1.27%) Endeca
9 2 (0.85%) ATG
9 2 (0.85%) Intershop
9 2 (0.85%) Demandware
9 2 (0.85%) hybris
10 1 (0.42%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.42%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.42%) Omniture
10 1 (0.42%) ESRI
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