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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 422 428 384
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -44
Contract jobs citing JPA 134 118 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 0.95% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 70 79
Average daily rate
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£381 £450 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £310 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £551 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £335 £358
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
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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
12810 12466 10858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.20% 27.34% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8464 7964 6952
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 234 277
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -27 55 £383 -15.00% 17
South West +14 33 £400 +33.33% 6
South East -8 23 £325 -3.70% 8
East of England +5 8 £425 +26.86% 10
North East - 5 £300 - 3
Yorkshire -13 4 £460 - 3
North West -17 3 £350 -17.64% 3
East Midlands - 3 £288 - 4
West Midlands - - - -
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JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 278 (99.29%) Java
2 228 (81.43%) Spring
3 204 (72.86%) Hibernate
4 171 (61.07%) Web Services
5 139 (49.64%) XML
6 137 (48.93%) SQL
7 136 (48.57%) Oracle
8 135 (48.21%) HTML
9 131 (46.79%) MVC
10 122 (43.57%) Agile Software Development
11 116 (41.43%) CSS
12 107 (38.21%) Spring MVC
13 105 (37.50%) TDD
14 103 (36.79%) JUnit
14 103 (36.79%) Linux
14 103 (36.79%) REST
15 102 (36.43%) JavaScript
16 100 (35.71%) Maven
17 82 (29.29%) J2EE
18 80 (28.57%) SOAP
19 79 (28.21%) WebLogic
20 78 (27.86%) JSON
21 77 (27.50%) PL/SQL
22 72 (25.71%) JBoss
23 67 (23.93%) Java EE
24 63 (22.50%) JSP
25 62 (22.14%) Jenkins
26 61 (21.79%) Git (software)
26 61 (21.79%) Scrum
27 58 (20.71%) Web Development

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 79 (28.21%) WebLogic
2 72 (25.71%) JBoss
3 42 (15.00%) Tomcat
4 27 (9.64%) Mule
5 25 (8.93%) Apache
6 16 (5.71%) Oracle Application Server
7 9 (3.21%) Apache ServiceMix
8 6 (2.14%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.79%) Jetty
10 4 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.43%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.71%) Liferay
11 2 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.36%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.36%) CMS
12 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.36%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.21%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.79%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.43%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (4.64%) Amazon S3
4 6 (2.14%) GitHub
5 2 (0.71%) IaaS
5 2 (0.71%) PaaS
5 2 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (15.00%) LDAP
2 21 (7.50%) HTTP
3 16 (5.71%) Internet
4 6 (2.14%) Firewall
5 3 (1.07%) DVB
6 2 (0.71%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.71%) FTP
6 2 (0.71%) VoIP
6 2 (0.71%) DNS
6 2 (0.71%) IPv4
6 2 (0.71%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (19.64%) MySQL
2 52 (18.57%) Relational Database
3 44 (15.71%) Oracle Database
4 37 (13.21%) MariaDB
5 21 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (5.71%) MongoDB
6 16 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (4.64%) DB2
8 12 (4.29%) Neo4j
8 12 (4.29%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.50%) SQL Server
9 7 (2.50%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.50%) Pentaho
10 6 (2.14%) Hazelcast
10 6 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.79%) OLTP
11 5 (1.79%) TKPROF
12 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.07%) DTS
Development Applications
1 103 (36.79%) JUnit
2 100 (35.71%) Maven
3 62 (22.14%) Jenkins
4 61 (21.79%) Git (software)
5 46 (16.43%) Subversion
6 44 (15.71%) Selenium
7 42 (15.00%) Eclipse
8 28 (10.00%) JIRA
9 25 (8.93%) Mockito
10 21 (7.50%) Redmine
11 20 (7.14%) Cucumber
12 14 (5.00%) SoapUI
13 13 (4.64%) Ant
14 9 (3.21%) RSpec
14 9 (3.21%) TestNG
15 7 (2.50%) QUnit
16 6 (2.14%) Mercurial
16 6 (2.14%) Hudson
16 6 (2.14%) Checkstyle
16 6 (2.14%) JMeter
General
1 41 (14.64%) Finance
2 11 (3.93%) Manufacturing
2 11 (3.93%) Banking
3 6 (2.14%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.79%) Publishing
4 5 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.43%) Marketing
5 4 (1.43%) Electronics
5 4 (1.43%) Back Office
5 4 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.07%) Games
7 2 (0.71%) Military
7 2 (0.71%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.71%) French Language
8 1 (0.36%) Front Office
8 1 (0.36%) Greek Language
8 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 247 (88.21%) Developer
2 223 (79.64%) Java Developer
3 33 (11.79%) Senior Developer
4 28 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 24 (8.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 20 (7.14%) Architect
7 14 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
8 7 (2.50%) Technical Architect
8 7 (2.50%) Software Architect
8 7 (2.50%) Java Architect
8 7 (2.50%) Agile Java Developer
9 6 (2.14%) PL/SQL Developer
10 5 (1.79%) Lead Developer
10 5 (1.79%) C++/Java Developer
10 5 (1.79%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (1.79%) C++ Developer
10 5 (1.79%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (1.43%) Integration Specialist
11 4 (1.43%) Mid-Level Java Developer
11 4 (1.43%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (81.43%) Spring
2 204 (72.86%) Hibernate
3 171 (61.07%) Web Services
4 139 (49.64%) XML
5 135 (48.21%) HTML
6 116 (41.43%) CSS
7 107 (38.21%) Spring MVC
8 103 (36.79%) REST
9 82 (29.29%) J2EE
10 80 (28.57%) SOAP
11 78 (27.86%) JSON
12 67 (23.93%) Java EE
13 63 (22.50%) JSP
14 46 (16.43%) jQuery
14 46 (16.43%) JMS
15 38 (13.57%) EJB
16 37 (13.21%) JAAS
17 34 (12.14%) Struts
18 33 (11.79%) XSD
19 31 (11.07%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 46 (16.43%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.36%) Visualisation
4 12 (4.29%) Open Source
5 9 (3.21%) W3C
6 6 (2.14%) PKI
6 6 (2.14%) Smartcard
7 5 (1.79%) Replication
8 4 (1.43%) DTV
9 3 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.07%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.07%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.07%) Derivative
9 3 (1.07%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.07%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.07%) Interactive TV
9 3 (1.07%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.07%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.07%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 103 (36.79%) Linux
2 46 (16.43%) UNIX
3 32 (11.43%) Mac OS X
4 13 (4.64%) CentOS
5 8 (2.86%) Windows
6 5 (1.79%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.43%) VMS
8 3 (1.07%) VME
9 2 (0.71%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (46.79%) MVC
2 122 (43.57%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (37.50%) TDD
4 61 (21.79%) Scrum
5 58 (20.71%) Web Development
6 48 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (15.00%) BDD
8 25 (8.93%) Configuration Management
9 23 (8.21%) Mentoring
10 22 (7.86%) OO
11 20 (7.14%) User Stories
11 20 (7.14%) Software Engineering
12 19 (6.79%) Responsive Web Design
13 18 (6.43%) Web Design
14 17 (6.07%) Kanban
14 17 (6.07%) Integration Testing
14 17 (6.07%) UML
14 17 (6.07%) Microservices
15 16 (5.71%) Static Code Analysis
16 15 (5.36%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 278 (99.29%) Java
2 137 (48.93%) SQL
3 102 (36.43%) JavaScript
4 77 (27.50%) PL/SQL
5 18 (6.43%) Python
6 12 (4.29%) C#
7 11 (3.93%) Groovy
8 9 (3.21%) C++
8 9 (3.21%) XPath
9 8 (2.86%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.50%) C
10 7 (2.50%) PHP
10 7 (2.50%) JPQL
11 4 (1.43%) XQuery
12 3 (1.07%) Perl
12 3 (1.07%) COBOL
13 1 (0.36%) Ruby
13 1 (0.36%) Scala
13 1 (0.36%) HQL
Qualifications
1 41 (14.64%) Security Cleared
2 30 (10.71%) DV Cleared
3 10 (3.57%) Degree
4 8 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.43%) VCP4
6 2 (0.71%) OCAJ
6 2 (0.71%) OCP
6 2 (0.71%) OCA
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.71%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.36%) HND
7 1 (0.36%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.00%) QA
2 5 (1.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (5.00%) VirtualBox
2 9 (3.21%) Docker
3 5 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 16 (5.71%) Vagrant
2 15 (5.36%) Puppet
3 7 (2.50%) OpenIDM
4 5 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (1.79%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.71%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.71%) Control-M
Vendors
1 136 (48.57%) Oracle
2 15 (5.36%) Red Hat
3 12 (4.29%) Canoo
3 12 (4.29%) SAP
4 9 (3.21%) JD Edwards
5 8 (2.86%) Atomikos
5 8 (2.86%) Axway
5 8 (2.86%) Cisco
6 6 (2.14%) Splunk
7 3 (1.07%) Sybase
7 3 (1.07%) EnterpriseDB
8 2 (0.71%) ForgeRock
8 2 (0.71%) VMware
8 2 (0.71%) Google
8 2 (0.71%) Juniper
9 1 (0.36%) Sun
9 1 (0.36%) IBM
9 1 (0.36%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.36%) Endeca
9 1 (0.36%) hybris
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