The table below looks at the statistics for JPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Persistence API (JPA)
UK / England
Rank 418 452 451
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -1
Contract jobs citing JPA 162 157 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.33% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.24% 1.17% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 100 87
Median daily rate £438 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £415 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £45.00

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
13089 13466 12789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.31% 28.70% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9138 9393 8567
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 237 171
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £20.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing JPA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 48 £476 +2.25% 16
South East +27 34 £438 +11.82% 2
South West +3 21 £415 +10.66% 7
East Midlands +12 15 £450 +46.93% 6
North West +30 13 £331 -17.18%
East of England +5 9 £475 +5.55% 6
Yorkshire +1 8 £420 -6.66% 2
West Midlands +5 7 £438 - 1
North East -22 3 £385 +22.22%
JPA
UK

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JPA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for JPA.

1 269 (98.18%) Java
2 229 (83.58%) Spring
3 211 (77.01%) Hibernate
4 164 (59.85%) Agile Software Development
5 129 (47.08%) Web Services
6 127 (46.35%) Oracle
7 123 (44.89%) REST
8 117 (42.70%) JavaScript
9 109 (39.78%) SQL
10 104 (37.96%) TDD
11 98 (35.77%) Git (software)
12 93 (33.94%) Continuous Integration
13 91 (33.21%) XML
14 90 (32.85%) SOAP
15 89 (32.48%) Java EE
16 88 (32.12%) J2EE
17 87 (31.75%) JSON
18 85 (31.02%) JUnit
19 76 (27.74%) MVC
20 73 (26.64%) AngularJS
21 70 (25.55%) HTML
21 70 (25.55%) Finance
22 68 (24.82%) Maven
22 68 (24.82%) OO
23 66 (24.09%) Scrum
24 65 (23.72%) Unit Testing
25 61 (22.26%) CSS
25 61 (22.26%) Spring Boot
26 59 (21.53%) Jenkins
27 56 (20.44%) Linux

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 52 (18.98%) Tomcat
2 48 (17.52%) JBoss
3 46 (16.79%) WebLogic
4 42 (15.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 21 (7.66%) Mule
6 20 (7.30%) WebSphere
7 15 (5.47%) Mule ESB
8 14 (5.11%) Confluence
9 11 (4.01%) Jetty
10 8 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (2.92%) GlassFish
10 8 (2.92%) Oracle Coherence
11 6 (2.19%) Apache
11 6 (2.19%) Apache Spark
12 5 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (1.46%) Oracle Application Server
13 4 (1.46%) Oracle Spatial
13 4 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (1.09%) WebLogic Integration
14 3 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 19 (6.93%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (4.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.09%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.36%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.76%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.38%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (4.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 9 (3.28%) PaaS
4 8 (2.92%) IaaS
5 5 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.46%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.73%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.36%) G Suite
8 1 (0.36%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.36%) Heroku
8 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.65%) HTTP
2 3 (1.09%) LDAP
2 3 (1.09%) SMTP
2 3 (1.09%) SNMP
2 3 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.73%) AMQP
3 2 (0.73%) Firewall
3 2 (0.73%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (17.15%) Relational Database
2 36 (13.14%) Oracle Database
3 34 (12.41%) MySQL
4 32 (11.68%) MongoDB
4 32 (11.68%) SQL Server
5 29 (10.58%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (8.76%) RDBMS
7 22 (8.03%) NoSQL
8 21 (7.66%) Oracle Database 11g
9 18 (6.57%) Oracle Database 10g
10 15 (5.47%) Oracle Database 12c
11 10 (3.65%) Redis
12 9 (3.28%) DB2
13 7 (2.55%) GIS
14 6 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (2.19%) SQLite
15 5 (1.82%) Hadoop
15 5 (1.82%) Hazelcast
16 3 (1.09%) Big Data
17 1 (0.36%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 98 (35.77%) Git (software)
2 85 (31.02%) JUnit
3 68 (24.82%) Maven
4 59 (21.53%) Jenkins
5 42 (15.33%) JIRA
5 42 (15.33%) Subversion
6 26 (9.49%) Eclipse
6 26 (9.49%) Gradle
7 25 (9.12%) Mockito
8 19 (6.93%) IntelliJ
9 16 (5.84%) Hudson
10 15 (5.47%) Cucumber
11 14 (5.11%) SonarQube
12 13 (4.74%) JProfiler
13 12 (4.38%) Mercurial
14 9 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (3.28%) Bitbucket
14 9 (3.28%) Build Forge
14 9 (3.28%) CruiseControl
14 9 (3.28%) Selenium
General
1 70 (25.55%) Finance
2 37 (13.50%) Banking
3 14 (5.11%) Marketing
4 13 (4.74%) Electronics
4 13 (4.74%) Manufacturing
4 13 (4.74%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.92%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.82%) Games
6 5 (1.82%) Retail
7 3 (1.09%) Front Office
8 2 (0.73%) Advertising
8 2 (0.73%) Back Office
8 2 (0.73%) Prime Brokerage
8 2 (0.73%) Publishing
8 2 (0.73%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 248 (90.51%) Developer
2 215 (78.47%) Java Developer
3 36 (13.14%) Senior Developer
4 35 (12.77%) Senior Java Developer
5 17 (6.20%) Agile Developer
5 17 (6.20%) Agile Java Developer
6 12 (4.38%) Full Stack Developer
6 12 (4.38%) Integration Developer
6 12 (4.38%) J2EE Developer
6 12 (4.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 11 (4.01%) Architect
8 9 (3.28%) Digital Developer
9 8 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (2.55%) .NET Developer
10 7 (2.55%) Oracle Developer
10 7 (2.55%) PHP Developer
11 6 (2.19%) SQL Developer
12 5 (1.82%) Java Applications Developer
12 5 (1.82%) Java Architect
12 5 (1.82%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (83.58%) Spring
2 211 (77.01%) Hibernate
3 129 (47.08%) Web Services
4 123 (44.89%) REST
5 91 (33.21%) XML
6 90 (32.85%) SOAP
7 89 (32.48%) Java EE
8 88 (32.12%) J2EE
9 87 (31.75%) JSON
10 73 (26.64%) AngularJS
11 70 (25.55%) HTML
12 61 (22.26%) CSS
12 61 (22.26%) Spring Boot
13 49 (17.88%) RESTful
14 47 (17.15%) Spring MVC
15 45 (16.42%) JMS
16 38 (13.87%) JSP
17 37 (13.50%) HTML5
18 35 (12.77%) EJB
18 35 (12.77%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.84%) Computer Science
2 14 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.65%) Data Structures
4 9 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.92%) NHS
5 8 (2.92%) User Experience
6 7 (2.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.19%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.19%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.19%) Derivative
8 4 (1.46%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.46%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.09%) DataPower
10 2 (0.73%) Clustering
10 2 (0.73%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.73%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.36%) Fintech
11 1 (0.36%) iPad
11 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.36%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 56 (20.44%) Linux
2 44 (16.06%) Unix
3 4 (1.46%) Windows
4 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.36%) Android
5 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (59.85%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (37.96%) TDD
3 93 (33.94%) Continuous Integration
4 76 (27.74%) MVC
5 68 (24.82%) OO
6 66 (24.09%) Scrum
7 65 (23.72%) Unit Testing
8 48 (17.52%) SOA
9 47 (17.15%) SDLC
10 42 (15.33%) BDD
11 37 (13.50%) Software Engineering
12 31 (11.31%) Data Modelling
13 27 (9.85%) Integration Testing
13 27 (9.85%) UML
14 23 (8.39%) Inversion of Control
15 21 (7.66%) Microservices
15 21 (7.66%) Open Source
16 18 (6.57%) Workflow
17 17 (6.20%) Event-Driven Architecture
17 17 (6.20%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 269 (98.18%) Java
2 117 (42.70%) JavaScript
3 109 (39.78%) SQL
4 39 (14.23%) PL/SQL
5 19 (6.93%) Python
6 12 (4.38%) Bash Shell
6 12 (4.38%) Shell Script
7 11 (4.01%) C
8 10 (3.65%) Scala
9 9 (3.28%) C#
10 8 (2.92%) PHP
11 5 (1.82%) Groovy
11 5 (1.82%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.46%) VBA
13 3 (1.09%) C++
13 3 (1.09%) ES6
13 3 (1.09%) Tcl
14 2 (0.73%) ECMAScript
14 2 (0.73%) Perl
15 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (10.95%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.84%) Degree
3 12 (4.38%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.28%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (2.19%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.09%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.28%) QA
2 5 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (7.30%) Docker
2 2 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.36%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 6 (2.19%) Ansible
2 4 (1.46%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.46%) Puppet
3 1 (0.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.36%) Control-M
3 1 (0.36%) MOM
3 1 (0.36%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 127 (46.35%) Oracle
2 16 (5.84%) IBM
3 14 (5.11%) SAP
4 13 (4.74%) Perforce
5 9 (3.28%) TIBCO
6 7 (2.55%) Talend
6 7 (2.55%) Zend
7 6 (2.19%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.82%) Google
9 4 (1.46%) Sybase
10 3 (1.09%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.09%) Kony
10 3 (1.09%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.73%) Microsoft
11 2 (0.73%) Splunk
11 2 (0.73%) Yahoo!
12 1 (0.36%) Adobe
12 1 (0.36%) Apple
12 1 (0.36%) BEA
12 1 (0.36%) CA
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