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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 448 416 447
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +31
Contract jobs citing JPA 131 135 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 0.97% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 94 48
Average daily rate
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£425 £440 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.23%
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
14163 13937 14394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.00% 29.16% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9532 9255 8769
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 249 358
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 £15.95 £19.06 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 October 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 October 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 -33 38 £425 -5.55% 8
East of England +5 35 £475 +5.55% 8
South East -2 16 £300 -14.28% 4
South West -25 15 - - 6
North West -8 8 £375 +15.38% 4
Yorkshire - 8 £375 - 2
West Midlands - 5 £394 - 3
East Midlands - - - -
JPA
UK

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 217 (99.09%) Java
2 184 (84.02%) Spring
3 163 (74.43%) Hibernate
4 122 (55.71%) HTML
5 119 (54.34%) Oracle
6 112 (51.14%) SQL
7 105 (47.95%) XML
7 105 (47.95%) MVC
8 99 (45.21%) JavaScript
8 99 (45.21%) Web Services
9 98 (44.75%) Spring MVC
10 96 (43.84%) CSS
11 91 (41.55%) Agile Software Development
12 90 (41.10%) Maven
13 81 (36.99%) JBoss
14 74 (33.79%) Linux
14 74 (33.79%) TDD
15 70 (31.96%) JUnit
15 70 (31.96%) J2EE
16 69 (31.51%) jQuery
17 60 (27.40%) JSP
18 59 (26.94%) Relational Database
19 58 (26.48%) MySQL
19 58 (26.48%) UNIX
20 57 (26.03%) Web Development
21 56 (25.57%) Java EE
21 56 (25.57%) PL/SQL
21 56 (25.57%) REST
22 53 (24.20%) Scrum
23 48 (21.92%) Eclipse

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 81 (36.99%) JBoss
2 42 (19.18%) Apache
3 40 (18.26%) WebLogic
4 33 (15.07%) Tomcat
5 10 (4.57%) Confluence
6 7 (3.20%) WebSphere
6 7 (3.20%) Apache Solr
7 5 (2.28%) Apache ServiceMix
8 4 (1.83%) Node.js
8 4 (1.83%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.91%) Liferay
10 2 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.91%) AquaLogic
11 1 (0.46%) Jetty
11 1 (0.46%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.46%) CMS
11 1 (0.46%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.46%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.91%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.91%) MS Office
1 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.20%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.48%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (5.48%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 46 (21.00%) LDAP
2 25 (11.42%) HTTP
3 10 (4.57%) Internet
4 7 (3.20%) HTTPS
5 6 (2.74%) SSH
6 2 (0.91%) AMQP
6 2 (0.91%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.91%) IPv4
6 2 (0.91%) IPv6
6 2 (0.91%) DNS
6 2 (0.91%) FTP
6 2 (0.91%) VoIP
7 1 (0.46%) SAN
7 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (26.94%) Relational Database
2 58 (26.48%) MySQL
3 38 (17.35%) MariaDB
4 21 (9.59%) Oracle Database
5 16 (7.31%) MongoDB
6 12 (5.48%) Neo4j
7 11 (5.02%) RDBMS
7 11 (5.02%) DB2
8 9 (4.11%) SQL Server
9 7 (3.20%) Redis
10 6 (2.74%) NoSQL
10 6 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.37%) DTS
12 2 (0.91%) TKPROF
12 2 (0.91%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.91%) OLTP
12 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 90 (41.10%) Maven
2 70 (31.96%) JUnit
3 48 (21.92%) Eclipse
4 34 (15.53%) JIRA
5 28 (12.79%) Jenkins
5 28 (12.79%) Git (software)
6 25 (11.42%) Subversion
7 23 (10.50%) Selenium
8 18 (8.22%) Mockito
9 17 (7.76%) Hudson
10 14 (6.39%) Redmine
10 14 (6.39%) Ant
11 12 (5.48%) Cucumber
12 9 (4.11%) Mercurial
13 8 (3.65%) SoapUI
14 6 (2.74%) RSpec
14 6 (2.74%) Gerrit
14 6 (2.74%) NetBeans
14 6 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (2.28%) ClearCase
General
1 29 (13.24%) Finance
2 9 (4.11%) Banking
3 8 (3.65%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.28%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.37%) Dutch Language
5 3 (1.37%) French Language
5 3 (1.37%) Back Office
5 3 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.37%) Publishing
6 1 (0.46%) German Language
6 1 (0.46%) Marketing
6 1 (0.46%) Military
6 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 196 (89.50%) Developer
2 180 (82.19%) Java Developer
3 29 (13.24%) Senior Developer
4 28 (12.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 22 (10.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 12 (5.48%) Architect
7 7 (3.20%) Java Architect
7 7 (3.20%) C++/Java Developer
7 7 (3.20%) C++ Developer
8 6 (2.74%) Software Developer
9 5 (2.28%) J2EE Developer
9 5 (2.28%) Team Leader
9 5 (2.28%) Java Team Leader
9 5 (2.28%) Designer
10 4 (1.83%) Senior Architect
10 4 (1.83%) Technical Architect
10 4 (1.83%) Web Developer
10 4 (1.83%) Senior Java Architect
10 4 (1.83%) Java Web Developer
11 3 (1.37%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (84.02%) Spring
2 163 (74.43%) Hibernate
3 122 (55.71%) HTML
4 105 (47.95%) XML
5 99 (45.21%) Web Services
6 98 (44.75%) Spring MVC
7 96 (43.84%) CSS
8 70 (31.96%) J2EE
9 69 (31.51%) jQuery
10 60 (27.40%) JSP
11 56 (25.57%) Java EE
11 56 (25.57%) REST
12 46 (21.00%) JMS
13 44 (20.09%) JAAS
14 41 (18.72%) JSON
15 33 (15.07%) Struts
15 33 (15.07%) JAX-RS
16 32 (14.61%) Ajax
17 29 (13.24%) AngularJS
17 29 (13.24%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 46 (21.00%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (6.85%) Visualisation
3 11 (5.02%) Open Source
3 11 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.65%) GIS
5 6 (2.74%) User Experience
6 5 (2.28%) Clustering
6 5 (2.28%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.83%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.37%) Social Network
8 3 (1.37%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.37%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.37%) Linked Data
9 2 (0.91%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.91%) W3C
9 2 (0.91%) Replication
9 2 (0.91%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.46%) Physics
10 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 74 (33.79%) Linux
2 58 (26.48%) UNIX
3 40 (18.26%) Mac OS X
4 7 (3.20%) Windows
5 3 (1.37%) CentOS
6 2 (0.91%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.91%) VME
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (47.95%) MVC
2 91 (41.55%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (33.79%) TDD
4 57 (26.03%) Web Development
5 53 (24.20%) Scrum
6 34 (15.53%) Configuration Management
6 34 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (14.61%) OO
8 29 (13.24%) UML
9 23 (10.50%) Software Engineering
10 22 (10.05%) Responsive Web Design
11 19 (8.68%) Mentoring
12 18 (8.22%) Web Design
13 16 (7.31%) Microservices
14 11 (5.02%) Kanban
15 10 (4.57%) BDD
15 10 (4.57%) User Stories
16 9 (4.11%) Software Architecture
16 9 (4.11%) Test Automation
17 8 (3.65%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 217 (99.09%) Java
2 112 (51.14%) SQL
3 99 (45.21%) JavaScript
4 56 (25.57%) PL/SQL
5 11 (5.02%) C++
6 8 (3.65%) C
7 6 (2.74%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.74%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.28%) Groovy
9 4 (1.83%) C#
10 3 (1.37%) Perl
10 3 (1.37%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.91%) Bourne shell
11 2 (0.91%) VBA
11 2 (0.91%) COBOL
11 2 (0.91%) XPath
11 2 (0.91%) Korn
12 1 (0.46%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.46%) VB
12 1 (0.46%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 30 (13.70%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.31%) DV Cleared
3 7 (3.20%) Degree
3 7 (3.20%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.37%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.46%) OCAJ
5 1 (0.46%) OCP
5 1 (0.46%) OCA
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.46%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.22%) QA
2 2 (0.91%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (4.57%) VirtualBox
2 7 (3.20%) Docker
3 3 (1.37%) vCloud
3 3 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (4.57%) Vagrant
2 9 (4.11%) Puppet
3 3 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.91%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 119 (54.34%) Oracle
2 9 (4.11%) Canoo
3 8 (3.65%) IBM
4 5 (2.28%) VMware
5 4 (1.83%) Twitter
6 3 (1.37%) EMC
6 3 (1.37%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.37%) Sybase
7 2 (0.91%) EnterpriseDB
7 2 (0.91%) Cisco
7 2 (0.91%) Juniper
8 1 (0.46%) Endeca
8 1 (0.46%) Google
8 1 (0.46%) Perforce
8 1 (0.46%) FatWire
8 1 (0.46%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.46%) HP
8 1 (0.46%) Adobe
8 1 (0.46%) SAP
8 1 (0.46%) Jaspersoft
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Rate: competitive
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Rate: £480 - 500 per day
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Rate: £400 - 650 per day + Benefits
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