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 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 456 427 433
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +6
Contract jobs citing JPA 134 136 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.93% 0.97% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 94 45
Average daily rate
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£419 £450 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% +13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +6.61%
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
14397 13957 14126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.01% 29.13% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9732 9259 8589
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 £260
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 158 254 347
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 £15.80 £19.50 £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 24 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 24 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 -59 38 £425 -5.55% 9
East of England +12 35 £475 +5.55% 8
South East -4 19 £300 -17.24% 6
South West -26 15 - - 7
North West -5 8 £375 +15.38% 4
Yorkshire - 8 £375 -
West Midlands - 5 £394 - 2
East Midlands - - - -
JPA
UK

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 220 (99.10%) Java
2 186 (83.78%) Spring
3 165 (74.32%) Hibernate
4 122 (54.95%) HTML
5 119 (53.60%) Oracle
6 112 (50.45%) SQL
7 107 (48.20%) MVC
8 105 (47.30%) XML
9 102 (45.95%) Web Services
10 99 (44.59%) JavaScript
11 98 (44.14%) Spring MVC
12 96 (43.24%) CSS
13 92 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
14 91 (40.99%) Maven
15 82 (36.94%) JBoss
16 75 (33.78%) Linux
17 74 (33.33%) TDD
18 72 (32.43%) JUnit
19 70 (31.53%) J2EE
20 69 (31.08%) jQuery
21 60 (27.03%) JSP
22 59 (26.58%) REST
22 59 (26.58%) Relational Database
23 58 (26.13%) MySQL
23 58 (26.13%) UNIX
24 57 (25.68%) Web Development
24 57 (25.68%) Java EE
25 56 (25.23%) PL/SQL
26 54 (24.32%) Scrum
27 48 (21.62%) Eclipse

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 82 (36.94%) JBoss
2 42 (18.92%) Apache
3 40 (18.02%) WebLogic
4 33 (14.86%) Tomcat
5 10 (4.50%) Confluence
6 7 (3.15%) Apache Solr
6 7 (3.15%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.25%) Apache ServiceMix
8 4 (1.80%) Node.js
8 4 (1.80%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.90%) AquaLogic
10 2 (0.90%) Liferay
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.45%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.45%) Jetty
11 1 (0.45%) Mule
11 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (0.90%) MS Office
1 2 (0.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.15%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (5.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 46 (20.72%) LDAP
2 25 (11.26%) HTTP
3 10 (4.50%) Internet
4 7 (3.15%) HTTPS
5 6 (2.70%) SSH
6 2 (0.90%) AMQP
6 2 (0.90%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.90%) DNS
6 2 (0.90%) IPv4
6 2 (0.90%) IPv6
6 2 (0.90%) VoIP
6 2 (0.90%) FTP
7 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (26.58%) Relational Database
2 58 (26.13%) MySQL
3 38 (17.12%) MariaDB
4 21 (9.46%) Oracle Database
5 16 (7.21%) MongoDB
6 12 (5.41%) Neo4j
7 11 (4.95%) RDBMS
7 11 (4.95%) DB2
8 9 (4.05%) SQL Server
9 8 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (3.15%) Redis
11 6 (2.70%) NoSQL
11 6 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.35%) DTS
13 2 (0.90%) OLTP
13 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.90%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 91 (40.99%) Maven
2 72 (32.43%) JUnit
3 48 (21.62%) Eclipse
4 34 (15.32%) JIRA
5 28 (12.61%) Git (software)
5 28 (12.61%) Jenkins
6 25 (11.26%) Subversion
7 23 (10.36%) Selenium
8 20 (9.01%) Mockito
9 17 (7.66%) Hudson
10 14 (6.31%) Redmine
10 14 (6.31%) Ant
11 12 (5.41%) Cucumber
12 9 (4.05%) Mercurial
13 8 (3.60%) SoapUI
14 6 (2.70%) Gerrit
14 6 (2.70%) RSpec
14 6 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (2.70%) NetBeans
15 5 (2.25%) ClearCase
General
1 29 (13.06%) Finance
2 9 (4.05%) Banking
3 8 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.25%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.35%) Publishing
5 3 (1.35%) Back Office
5 3 (1.35%) Dutch Language
5 3 (1.35%) French Language
6 1 (0.45%) German Language
6 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.45%) Military
6 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 199 (89.64%) Developer
2 183 (82.43%) Java Developer
3 29 (13.06%) Senior Developer
4 28 (12.61%) Senior Java Developer
5 22 (9.91%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 12 (5.41%) Architect
7 7 (3.15%) C++ Developer
7 7 (3.15%) C++/Java Developer
7 7 (3.15%) Java Architect
8 6 (2.70%) Software Developer
9 5 (2.25%) J2EE Developer
9 5 (2.25%) Team Leader
9 5 (2.25%) Java Team Leader
9 5 (2.25%) Designer
10 4 (1.80%) Senior Architect
10 4 (1.80%) Senior Java Architect
10 4 (1.80%) Java Web Developer
10 4 (1.80%) Technical Architect
10 4 (1.80%) Web Developer
11 3 (1.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (83.78%) Spring
2 165 (74.32%) Hibernate
3 122 (54.95%) HTML
4 105 (47.30%) XML
5 102 (45.95%) Web Services
6 98 (44.14%) Spring MVC
7 96 (43.24%) CSS
8 70 (31.53%) J2EE
9 69 (31.08%) jQuery
10 60 (27.03%) JSP
11 59 (26.58%) REST
12 57 (25.68%) Java EE
13 47 (21.17%) JMS
14 44 (19.82%) JAAS
15 43 (19.37%) JSON
16 33 (14.86%) Struts
16 33 (14.86%) JAX-RS
17 32 (14.41%) Ajax
18 30 (13.51%) RESTful
18 30 (13.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (20.72%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (6.76%) Visualisation
3 11 (4.95%) Open Source
3 11 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.60%) GIS
5 6 (2.70%) User Experience
6 5 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.25%) Clustering
7 4 (1.80%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.35%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.35%) Linked Data
8 3 (1.35%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.35%) Social Network
9 2 (0.90%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.90%) Replication
9 2 (0.90%) W3C
9 2 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.45%) AS400
10 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 75 (33.78%) Linux
2 58 (26.13%) UNIX
3 40 (18.02%) Mac OS X
4 7 (3.15%) Windows
5 4 (1.80%) CentOS
6 2 (0.90%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.90%) VME
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (48.20%) MVC
2 92 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (33.33%) TDD
4 57 (25.68%) Web Development
5 54 (24.32%) Scrum
6 34 (15.32%) Configuration Management
6 34 (15.32%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (14.41%) OO
8 29 (13.06%) UML
9 23 (10.36%) Software Engineering
10 22 (9.91%) Responsive Web Design
11 19 (8.56%) Mentoring
12 18 (8.11%) Web Design
13 16 (7.21%) Microservices
14 11 (4.95%) Kanban
15 10 (4.50%) User Stories
15 10 (4.50%) BDD
16 9 (4.05%) Test Automation
16 9 (4.05%) Unit Testing
16 9 (4.05%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 220 (99.10%) Java
2 112 (50.45%) SQL
3 99 (44.59%) JavaScript
4 56 (25.23%) PL/SQL
5 11 (4.95%) C++
6 8 (3.60%) C
7 6 (2.70%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.25%) Groovy
9 4 (1.80%) C#
10 3 (1.35%) Perl
10 3 (1.35%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.90%) COBOL
11 2 (0.90%) Bourne shell
11 2 (0.90%) Korn
11 2 (0.90%) XPath
11 2 (0.90%) VBA
12 1 (0.45%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.45%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.21%) DV Cleared
3 7 (3.15%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.15%) Degree
4 3 (1.35%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.45%) OCAJ
5 1 (0.45%) OCP
5 1 (0.45%) OCA
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.45%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.11%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (4.50%) VirtualBox
2 7 (3.15%) Docker
3 3 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.35%) vCloud
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (4.50%) Vagrant
2 9 (4.05%) Puppet
3 3 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.90%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 119 (53.60%) Oracle
2 9 (4.05%) Canoo
3 8 (3.60%) IBM
4 5 (2.25%) VMware
5 4 (1.80%) Twitter
6 3 (1.35%) Sybase
6 3 (1.35%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.35%) EMC
7 2 (0.90%) Juniper
7 2 (0.90%) Cisco
7 2 (0.90%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.45%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.45%) SAP
8 1 (0.45%) Endeca
8 1 (0.45%) Google
8 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.45%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.45%) Perforce
8 1 (0.45%) FatWire
8 1 (0.45%) Adobe
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