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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 457 466 423
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -43
Contract jobs citing JPA 118 88 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 0.65% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 58 75
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £294 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £541 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £47.50
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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
13812 13476 12888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.78% 28.14% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9443 8867 8294
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £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 211 194 319
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £21.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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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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 +13 62 £400 -11.11% 14
East of England +3 13 £450 +66.66% 10
North West -13 12 £438 +34.61% 2
South West -4 10 £413 - 6
South East -18 10 £331 -9.24% 5
East Midlands -2 5 £325 -32.29% 1
West Midlands +4 2 - - 1
North East -25 2 £325 - 2
Yorkshire -29 1 £400 +18.34% 3
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JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 249 (99.20%) Java
2 214 (85.26%) Spring
3 166 (66.14%) Hibernate
4 142 (56.57%) Web Services
5 117 (46.61%) MVC
6 115 (45.82%) Agile Software Development
7 111 (44.22%) JavaScript
8 106 (42.23%) Oracle
9 102 (40.64%) XML
10 96 (38.25%) HTML
10 96 (38.25%) SQL
11 93 (37.05%) Spring MVC
12 92 (36.65%) REST
13 89 (35.46%) JUnit
14 84 (33.47%) CSS
15 82 (32.67%) Maven
16 81 (32.27%) TDD
17 79 (31.47%) J2EE
18 76 (30.28%) SOAP
19 67 (26.69%) JBoss
20 64 (25.50%) Java EE
21 63 (25.10%) Linux
22 62 (24.70%) Tomcat
23 60 (23.90%) Scrum
24 59 (23.51%) JSON
25 52 (20.72%) WebLogic
26 50 (19.92%) Git (software)
27 48 (19.12%) Finance
28 44 (17.53%) JSP
29 43 (17.13%) Oracle Database

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 67 (26.69%) JBoss
2 62 (24.70%) Tomcat
3 52 (20.72%) WebLogic
4 29 (11.55%) Apache
5 28 (11.16%) Mule
6 13 (5.18%) WebSphere
7 10 (3.98%) Jetty
8 9 (3.59%) Mule ESB
9 8 (3.19%) GlassFish
10 7 (2.79%) Oracle Application Server
10 7 (2.79%) Apache Solr
11 6 (2.39%) Node.js
12 5 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (1.99%) Apache ServiceMix
12 5 (1.99%) Liferay
12 5 (1.99%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (1.20%) CMS
14 3 (1.20%) Oracle Spatial
15 2 (0.80%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (2.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (3.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.56%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.59%) GitHub
3 7 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.80%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.40%) SaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.17%) HTTP
2 15 (5.98%) LDAP
3 7 (2.79%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.39%) Internet
5 4 (1.59%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.80%) Firewall
6 2 (0.80%) AMQP
7 1 (0.40%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (17.13%) Oracle Database
2 32 (12.75%) Relational Database
2 32 (12.75%) MySQL
3 23 (9.16%) SQL Server
4 19 (7.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (5.58%) MongoDB
6 12 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (4.38%) NoSQL
8 9 (3.59%) MariaDB
9 8 (3.19%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.99%) DB2
10 5 (1.99%) Redis
11 4 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.20%) OLTP
12 3 (1.20%) TKPROF
13 2 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
14 1 (0.40%) Hazelcast
14 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 89 (35.46%) JUnit
2 82 (32.67%) Maven
3 50 (19.92%) Git (software)
4 40 (15.94%) Jenkins
5 32 (12.75%) Subversion
6 26 (10.36%) Eclipse
7 20 (7.97%) JIRA
7 20 (7.97%) Ant
8 18 (7.17%) Selenium
9 15 (5.98%) Mockito
9 15 (5.98%) SoapUI
10 7 (2.79%) Hudson
10 7 (2.79%) TestNG
11 6 (2.39%) TeamCity
11 6 (2.39%) Cucumber
11 6 (2.39%) Redmine
11 6 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.59%) Checkstyle
12 4 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (1.20%) CruiseControl
General
1 48 (19.12%) Finance
2 12 (4.78%) Telecoms
2 12 (4.78%) Marketing
3 11 (4.38%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.59%) Electronics
5 8 (3.19%) Retail
6 5 (1.99%) Back Office
7 4 (1.59%) Publishing
7 4 (1.59%) Banking
8 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.80%) Front Office
9 1 (0.40%) Military
9 1 (0.40%) Automotive
9 1 (0.40%) Legal
9 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.40%) French Language
Job Titles
1 227 (90.44%) Developer
2 208 (82.87%) Java Developer
3 36 (14.34%) Senior Developer
3 36 (14.34%) Senior Java Developer
4 17 (6.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 13 (5.18%) J2EE Developer
6 8 (3.19%) PL/SQL Developer
7 7 (2.79%) Java Web Developer
7 7 (2.79%) Architect
7 7 (2.79%) Web Developer
8 6 (2.39%) Java Architect
8 6 (2.39%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (2.39%) Designer
9 5 (1.99%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (1.59%) Integration Engineer
10 4 (1.59%) Integration Specialist
11 3 (1.20%) AWS Developer
11 3 (1.20%) Java Programmer
11 3 (1.20%) Programmer
11 3 (1.20%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (85.26%) Spring
2 166 (66.14%) Hibernate
3 142 (56.57%) Web Services
4 102 (40.64%) XML
5 96 (38.25%) HTML
6 93 (37.05%) Spring MVC
7 92 (36.65%) REST
8 84 (33.47%) CSS
9 79 (31.47%) J2EE
10 76 (30.28%) SOAP
11 64 (25.50%) Java EE
12 59 (23.51%) JSON
13 44 (17.53%) JSP
14 37 (14.74%) jQuery
15 36 (14.34%) JMS
16 33 (13.15%) Apache Camel
17 32 (12.75%) EJB
18 31 (12.35%) JSF
18 31 (12.35%) AngularJS
19 30 (11.95%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.98%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.59%) DTV
4 8 (3.19%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.39%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.39%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (1.99%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.99%) GIS
6 5 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.59%) Replication
7 4 (1.59%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.20%) Social Network
8 3 (1.20%) W3C
9 2 (0.80%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.80%) Clustering
9 2 (0.80%) Equities
9 2 (0.80%) Derivative
9 2 (0.80%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (0.80%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (25.10%) Linux
2 20 (7.97%) UNIX
3 7 (2.79%) Windows
4 6 (2.39%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.59%) Solaris
6 2 (0.80%) VME
7 1 (0.40%) CentOS
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (46.61%) MVC
2 115 (45.82%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (32.27%) TDD
4 60 (23.90%) Scrum
5 39 (15.54%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (14.74%) BDD
7 30 (11.95%) Web Development
8 28 (11.16%) E-Commerce
9 24 (9.56%) SDLC
10 23 (9.16%) User Stories
10 23 (9.16%) OO
10 23 (9.16%) SOA
11 19 (7.57%) UML
12 16 (6.37%) Software Engineering
12 16 (6.37%) Integration Testing
13 14 (5.58%) Open Source
14 12 (4.78%) Digital Marketing
14 12 (4.78%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (4.78%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (3.98%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 249 (99.20%) Java
2 111 (44.22%) JavaScript
3 96 (38.25%) SQL
4 41 (16.33%) PL/SQL
5 24 (9.56%) Python
6 10 (3.98%) Shell Script
7 8 (3.19%) C#
8 7 (2.79%) XPath
9 6 (2.39%) XQuery
10 5 (1.99%) Groovy
10 5 (1.99%) C
10 5 (1.99%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.59%) C++
12 3 (1.20%) Perl
13 2 (0.80%) COBOL
13 2 (0.80%) Scala
14 1 (0.40%) JPQL
14 1 (0.40%) HQL
14 1 (0.40%) PHP
14 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (11.16%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.97%) DV Cleared
3 9 (3.59%) Degree
4 5 (1.99%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.59%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.80%) OCMJD
6 2 (0.80%) OCAJ
6 2 (0.80%) HND
6 2 (0.80%) OCP
6 2 (0.80%) OCA
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.76%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (4.78%) Docker
2 7 (2.79%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.59%) Squid
4 3 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.20%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (0.80%) GridGain
5 2 (0.80%) Varnish
6 1 (0.40%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (2.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.20%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.20%) Oracle Flashback
3 2 (0.80%) MOM
3 2 (0.80%) Control-M
4 1 (0.40%) Puppet
4 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.40%) OpenIDM
4 1 (0.40%) Ansible
4 1 (0.40%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 106 (42.23%) Oracle
2 14 (5.58%) SAP
3 9 (3.59%) IBM
4 7 (2.79%) hybris
5 6 (2.39%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.99%) JD Edwards
6 5 (1.99%) Axway
6 5 (1.99%) Atomikos
7 4 (1.59%) Demandware
7 4 (1.59%) Intershop
7 4 (1.59%) Adobe
8 3 (1.20%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.20%) Endeca
9 2 (0.80%) Google
9 2 (0.80%) Splunk
9 2 (0.80%) EnterpriseDB
9 2 (0.80%) Sun
9 2 (0.80%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.40%) Perforce
10 1 (0.40%) Cisco
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