The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 446 382 486
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +104
Contract jobs citing JPA 125 143 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.33% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% 1.22% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 102 44
Average daily rate £450 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £320 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £573 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £311
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +30.76%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13805 11747 14337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.95% 26.87% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9068 7515 8670
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 334 358
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 £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
JPA
UK

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +5 81 £450 -5.26% 12
South East -61 15 £320 -8.57% 3
South West -10 10 £300 -25.00% 3
Yorkshire -15 7 £281 -10.08% 2
East of England -34 7 £335 +44.08% 1
North West -24 4 £325 +11.11% 1
East Midlands - 1 £480 - 2
North East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
JPA
UK

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 231 (99.14%) Java
2 186 (79.83%) Spring
3 180 (77.25%) Hibernate
4 118 (50.64%) Oracle
5 113 (48.50%) SQL
6 93 (39.91%) Web Services
7 89 (38.20%) J2EE
8 84 (36.05%) Java EE
9 76 (32.62%) Relational Database
10 73 (31.33%) Maven
11 69 (29.61%) JBoss
12 68 (29.18%) HTML
13 57 (24.46%) WebLogic
14 56 (24.03%) UNIX
15 55 (23.61%) UML
16 54 (23.18%) JMS
16 54 (23.18%) RDBMS
16 54 (23.18%) Finance
17 52 (22.32%) OO
18 48 (20.60%) MVC
18 48 (20.60%) Scrum
18 48 (20.60%) Continuous Integration
19 47 (20.17%) Unit Testing
20 46 (19.74%) Ant
21 45 (19.31%) JUnit
21 45 (19.31%) Refactoring
22 44 (18.88%) jQuery
22 44 (18.88%) CSS
22 44 (18.88%) JSP
23 43 (18.45%) SOAP

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 57 (24.46%) WebLogic
2 23 (9.87%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.58%) Apache
4 12 (5.15%) WebSphere
4 12 (5.15%) Oracle Service Bus
5 10 (4.29%) Apache Solr
6 7 (3.00%) GlassFish
7 6 (2.58%) CMS
8 5 (2.15%) Adobe CQ
8 5 (2.15%) IIS
9 4 (1.72%) Confluence
9 4 (1.72%) Liferay
10 3 (1.29%) Mule
10 3 (1.29%) AquaLogic
10 3 (1.29%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (1.29%) Documentum
11 2 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.86%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.43%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (0.86%) MS Office
1 2 (0.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (5.58%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Force.com
1 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.58%) HTTP
2 9 (3.86%) LDAP
3 3 (1.29%) Internet
3 3 (1.29%) DNS
3 3 (1.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.86%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.86%) SAN
5 1 (0.43%) SSL
5 1 (0.43%) LAN
5 1 (0.43%) WAN
5 1 (0.43%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (32.62%) Relational Database
2 54 (23.18%) RDBMS
3 25 (10.73%) MySQL
4 20 (8.58%) Oracle Database
4 20 (8.58%) MongoDB
5 11 (4.72%) SQL Server
6 10 (4.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (4.29%) Hadoop
7 8 (3.43%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (3.00%) OLAP
9 5 (2.15%) DB2
10 3 (1.29%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.29%) Big Data
10 3 (1.29%) DTS
11 2 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.86%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.43%) Riak
12 1 (0.43%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 73 (31.33%) Maven
2 46 (19.74%) Ant
3 45 (19.31%) JUnit
4 24 (10.30%) Eclipse
5 19 (8.15%) Apache Ivy
6 16 (6.87%) Jenkins
7 14 (6.01%) Git (software)
8 10 (4.29%) Toad
9 9 (3.86%) Subversion
10 5 (2.15%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (2.15%) JIRA
10 5 (2.15%) NetBeans
11 4 (1.72%) NUnit
11 4 (1.72%) Mockito
11 4 (1.72%) Flash Builder
12 3 (1.29%) Hudson
13 2 (0.86%) ClearCase
13 2 (0.86%) QuickTest Pro
13 2 (0.86%) LoadRunner
13 2 (0.86%) ClearQuest
General
1 54 (23.18%) Finance
2 27 (11.59%) Banking
3 13 (5.58%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.15%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.15%) Retail
6 4 (1.72%) Front Office
6 4 (1.72%) Back Office
7 3 (1.29%) Games
8 2 (0.86%) Billing
8 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.43%) Automotive
9 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 205 (87.98%) Developer
2 175 (75.11%) Java Developer
3 64 (27.47%) Senior Developer
4 60 (25.75%) Senior Java Developer
5 34 (14.59%) Scala Developer
6 25 (10.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 16 (6.87%) Architect
8 9 (3.86%) J2EE Developer
9 8 (3.43%) SQL Developer
10 7 (3.00%) PL/SQL Developer
11 5 (2.15%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (1.72%) Software Developer
12 4 (1.72%) Java Team Leader
12 4 (1.72%) Development Team Leader
12 4 (1.72%) Team Leader
12 4 (1.72%) Oracle Developer
12 4 (1.72%) Flex Developer
12 4 (1.72%) Java Architect
12 4 (1.72%) Java Software Developer
12 4 (1.72%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (79.83%) Spring
2 180 (77.25%) Hibernate
3 93 (39.91%) Web Services
4 89 (38.20%) J2EE
5 84 (36.05%) Java EE
6 68 (29.18%) HTML
7 54 (23.18%) JMS
8 44 (18.88%) jQuery
8 44 (18.88%) CSS
8 44 (18.88%) JSP
9 43 (18.45%) SOAP
9 43 (18.45%) Struts
10 39 (16.74%) XML
11 34 (14.59%) EJB
12 31 (13.30%) Servlets
13 30 (12.88%) REST
14 28 (12.02%) RESTful
15 26 (11.16%) Spring MVC
15 26 (11.16%) Spring Web Flow
16 20 (8.58%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 40 (17.17%) Open Source
2 33 (14.16%) Derivative
3 21 (9.01%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.58%) Fixed Income
4 6 (2.58%) Mathematics
4 6 (2.58%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.15%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (2.15%) Clustering
6 4 (1.72%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.29%) RIA
7 3 (1.29%) Mobile Games
7 3 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.86%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.43%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.43%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.43%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.43%) Replication
9 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 56 (24.03%) UNIX
2 27 (11.59%) Linux
3 11 (4.72%) Windows
4 10 (4.29%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.29%) Windows 2000
5 3 (1.29%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.86%) Android
6 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (23.61%) UML
2 52 (22.32%) OO
3 48 (20.60%) MVC
3 48 (20.60%) Scrum
3 48 (20.60%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (20.17%) Unit Testing
5 45 (19.31%) Refactoring
6 42 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (15.88%) TDD
8 34 (14.59%) Regression Testing
9 33 (14.16%) Performance Tuning
9 33 (14.16%) SOA
10 21 (9.01%) Web Development
11 15 (6.44%) OOA/OOD
12 13 (5.58%) Use Case
13 11 (4.72%) OOD
14 8 (3.43%) E-Commerce
14 8 (3.43%) Configuration Management
15 7 (3.00%) BDD
15 7 (3.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 231 (99.14%) Java
2 113 (48.50%) SQL
3 43 (18.45%) JavaScript
4 42 (18.03%) Scala
5 38 (16.31%) Python
6 37 (15.88%) PL/SQL
6 37 (15.88%) Ruby
7 34 (14.59%) Perl
8 11 (4.72%) T-SQL
9 8 (3.43%) Shell Script
9 8 (3.43%) Clojure
10 7 (3.00%) Groovy
11 3 (1.29%) Bourne shell
11 3 (1.29%) Korn
11 3 (1.29%) VBA
11 3 (1.29%) VB
11 3 (1.29%) C#
12 1 (0.43%) HQL
12 1 (0.43%) VB6
12 1 (0.43%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (6.87%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.58%) Degree
3 5 (2.15%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.15%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.86%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.43%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.43%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.72%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 118 (50.64%) Oracle
2 69 (29.61%) JBoss
3 33 (14.16%) GigaSpaces
4 10 (4.29%) IBM
5 9 (3.86%) Microsoft
5 9 (3.86%) Adobe
6 7 (3.00%) Yantra
7 5 (2.15%) Talend
7 5 (2.15%) Sybase
8 4 (1.72%) BEA
9 3 (1.29%) Endeca
9 3 (1.29%) Greenplum
10 2 (0.86%) HP
10 2 (0.86%) ATG
10 2 (0.86%) Intershop
10 2 (0.86%) hybris
10 2 (0.86%) Demandware
11 1 (0.43%) VMware
11 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.43%) Dell
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