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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 441 413 415
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +2
Contract jobs citing JPA 138 139 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 1.07% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 92 57
Average daily rate
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£411 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.68% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £264 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £301 £375
% change year-on-year
+41.43% -19.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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
13504 12995 12697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.24% 27.75% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9391 8465 8103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 279 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.84 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% -0.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 -3 65 £400 -11.11% 7
East of England +10 22 £475 +23.37% 3
South East -21 16 £335 -0.74% 6
Yorkshire -4 9 £325 +8.33% 2
North West -7 8 £350 +7.69% 1
South West -28 6 £575 +91.66% 1
West Midlands - 4 £375 -
East Midlands - - - - 2
JPA
UK

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 252 (99.21%) Java
2 201 (79.13%) Spring
3 179 (70.47%) Hibernate
4 134 (52.76%) HTML
5 132 (51.97%) Oracle
6 121 (47.64%) Web Services
7 118 (46.46%) SQL
8 117 (46.06%) Agile Software Development
9 116 (45.67%) XML
10 115 (45.28%) MVC
11 110 (43.31%) JavaScript
12 107 (42.13%) CSS
13 99 (38.98%) Spring MVC
14 97 (38.19%) Maven
15 95 (37.40%) Linux
16 89 (35.04%) TDD
17 81 (31.89%) J2EE
17 81 (31.89%) REST
18 80 (31.50%) JBoss
19 71 (27.95%) JUnit
20 68 (26.77%) JSP
20 68 (26.77%) jQuery
21 67 (26.38%) JSON
22 66 (25.98%) Java EE
23 64 (25.20%) MySQL
24 60 (23.62%) PL/SQL
24 60 (23.62%) UNIX
25 58 (22.83%) Web Development
26 57 (22.44%) Relational Database
27 55 (21.65%) Scrum

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 80 (31.50%) JBoss
2 48 (18.90%) WebLogic
3 36 (14.17%) Apache
4 29 (11.42%) Tomcat
5 12 (4.72%) Oracle Application Server
6 10 (3.94%) Apache ServiceMix
7 7 (2.76%) GlassFish
8 6 (2.36%) Mule
8 6 (2.36%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.97%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.18%) Confluence
11 3 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.79%) Node.js
12 2 (0.79%) Liferay
12 2 (0.79%) Jetty
12 2 (0.79%) CMS
13 1 (0.39%) WildFly
13 1 (0.39%) Alfresco
Applications
1 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.76%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.57%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.27%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (7.09%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (6.30%) Amazon S3
4 6 (2.36%) GitHub
5 2 (0.79%) IaaS
5 2 (0.79%) PaaS
5 2 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (18.90%) LDAP
2 23 (9.06%) HTTP
3 15 (5.91%) Internet
4 5 (1.97%) Firewall
5 4 (1.57%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.18%) SSH
6 3 (1.18%) DVB
7 2 (0.79%) DNS
7 2 (0.79%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.79%) IPv4
7 2 (0.79%) IPv6
7 2 (0.79%) VoIP
7 2 (0.79%) FTP
8 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.39%) SAN
8 1 (0.39%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (25.20%) MySQL
2 57 (22.44%) Relational Database
3 38 (14.96%) MariaDB
4 36 (14.17%) Oracle Database
5 17 (6.69%) MongoDB
6 14 (5.51%) RDBMS
7 12 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (4.72%) DB2
7 12 (4.72%) Neo4j
8 11 (4.33%) SQL Server
9 9 (3.54%) NoSQL
10 7 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (2.36%) Pentaho
11 6 (2.36%) Redis
12 5 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.57%) OLTP
13 4 (1.57%) Hazelcast
13 4 (1.57%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 97 (38.19%) Maven
2 71 (27.95%) JUnit
3 53 (20.87%) Jenkins
4 52 (20.47%) Eclipse
5 47 (18.50%) Git (software)
6 41 (16.14%) Subversion
7 36 (14.17%) Selenium
8 29 (11.42%) JIRA
9 24 (9.45%) Mockito
10 19 (7.48%) Redmine
11 18 (7.09%) Cucumber
12 14 (5.51%) Hudson
13 10 (3.94%) Mercurial
14 8 (3.15%) RSpec
14 8 (3.15%) SoapUI
15 7 (2.76%) Ant
16 5 (1.97%) JDeveloper
16 5 (1.97%) Checkstyle
16 5 (1.97%) NetBeans
16 5 (1.97%) JMeter
General
1 28 (11.02%) Finance
2 11 (4.33%) Banking
3 6 (2.36%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.36%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.97%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.18%) Back Office
6 3 (1.18%) Publishing
6 3 (1.18%) Games
7 2 (0.79%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.79%) French Language
8 1 (0.39%) Greek Language
8 1 (0.39%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) Military
8 1 (0.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 222 (87.40%) Developer
2 202 (79.53%) Java Developer
3 33 (12.99%) Senior Developer
4 28 (11.02%) Senior Java Developer
5 24 (9.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 21 (8.27%) Architect
7 9 (3.54%) J2EE Developer
7 9 (3.54%) Java Architect
8 7 (2.76%) C++ Developer
8 7 (2.76%) Agile Java Developer
8 7 (2.76%) C++/Java Developer
8 7 (2.76%) Technical Architect
9 6 (2.36%) Software Architect
10 5 (1.97%) Lead Developer
11 4 (1.57%) Web Developer
11 4 (1.57%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (1.57%) Team Leader
11 4 (1.57%) Java Team Leader
11 4 (1.57%) Mid-Level Java Developer
11 4 (1.57%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (79.13%) Spring
2 179 (70.47%) Hibernate
3 134 (52.76%) HTML
4 121 (47.64%) Web Services
5 116 (45.67%) XML
6 107 (42.13%) CSS
7 99 (38.98%) Spring MVC
8 81 (31.89%) J2EE
8 81 (31.89%) REST
9 68 (26.77%) JSP
9 68 (26.77%) jQuery
10 67 (26.38%) JSON
11 66 (25.98%) Java EE
12 44 (17.32%) JAAS
13 43 (16.93%) JMS
14 42 (16.54%) SOAP
15 35 (13.78%) Ajax
16 33 (12.99%) Struts
16 33 (12.99%) EJB
17 32 (12.60%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 49 (19.29%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (5.91%) Visualisation
3 14 (5.51%) Open Source
4 12 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.15%) W3C
6 6 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.97%) Smartcard
7 5 (1.97%) PKI
8 4 (1.57%) GIS
8 4 (1.57%) Replication
8 4 (1.57%) Clustering
8 4 (1.57%) User Experience
8 4 (1.57%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.18%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.18%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.18%) Interactive TV
9 3 (1.18%) Social Network
10 2 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.79%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.79%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 95 (37.40%) Linux
2 60 (23.62%) UNIX
3 40 (15.75%) Mac OS X
4 13 (5.12%) CentOS
5 10 (3.94%) Windows
6 5 (1.97%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.57%) VMS
8 2 (0.79%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.79%) VME
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (46.06%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (45.28%) MVC
3 89 (35.04%) TDD
4 58 (22.83%) Web Development
5 55 (21.65%) Scrum
6 40 (15.75%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (12.60%) Configuration Management
8 30 (11.81%) OO
9 22 (8.66%) Responsive Web Design
10 21 (8.27%) UML
10 21 (8.27%) Mentoring
11 20 (7.87%) BDD
12 19 (7.48%) Software Engineering
13 18 (7.09%) Web Design
14 16 (6.30%) Microservices
15 15 (5.91%) User Stories
16 14 (5.51%) Software Testing
16 14 (5.51%) Workflow
17 13 (5.12%) OOD
17 13 (5.12%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 252 (99.21%) Java
2 118 (46.46%) SQL
3 110 (43.31%) JavaScript
4 60 (23.62%) PL/SQL
5 11 (4.33%) C#
6 10 (3.94%) C++
6 10 (3.94%) Groovy
7 8 (3.15%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.76%) C
9 6 (2.36%) PHP
9 6 (2.36%) Python
9 6 (2.36%) JPQL
10 4 (1.57%) XPath
11 3 (1.18%) Perl
12 2 (0.79%) COBOL
13 1 (0.39%) VB
13 1 (0.39%) ECMAScript
13 1 (0.39%) Clojure
13 1 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 38 (14.96%) Security Cleared
2 24 (9.45%) DV Cleared
3 8 (3.15%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.97%) Degree
5 1 (0.39%) OCAJ
5 1 (0.39%) OCP
5 1 (0.39%) OCA
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.39%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.06%) QA
2 4 (1.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (6.30%) VirtualBox
2 11 (4.33%) Docker
3 4 (1.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.39%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (7.09%) Vagrant
2 15 (5.91%) Puppet
3 6 (2.36%) OpenIDM
4 5 (1.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (1.57%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.79%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 132 (51.97%) Oracle
2 14 (5.51%) Red Hat
3 11 (4.33%) Canoo
4 7 (2.76%) Cisco
5 6 (2.36%) IBM
6 5 (1.97%) SAP
6 5 (1.97%) JD Edwards
6 5 (1.97%) Splunk
7 4 (1.57%) Atomikos
7 4 (1.57%) Axway
8 3 (1.18%) VMware
8 3 (1.18%) Sybase
8 3 (1.18%) Twitter
9 2 (0.79%) ForgeRock
9 2 (0.79%) Juniper
9 2 (0.79%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (0.39%) Google
10 1 (0.39%) Perforce
10 1 (0.39%) FatWire
10 1 (0.39%) Business Objects
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