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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 463 459 385
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -74
Contract jobs citing JPA 120 123 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.24% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.88% 0.90% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 69 102
Average daily rate
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£388 £450 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £308 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £572 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £42.50
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
13693 13713 11856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.10% 27.27% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8983 9024 7581
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 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 205 335
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.80 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.82 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 April 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 24 April 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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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 -34 40 £406 -9.72% 11
South West +24 30 £400 +33.33% 6
East of England +29 14 £425 +26.86% 12
South East -9 13 £325 +1.56% 2
East Midlands +13 9 £288 -40.10% 5
North East - 8 £320 -
Yorkshire -21 3 £363 +29.00% 2
North West -21 2 £388 +19.23% 5
JPA
UK

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 244 (99.19%) Java
2 193 (78.46%) Spring
3 173 (70.33%) Hibernate
4 159 (64.63%) Web Services
5 123 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 114 (46.34%) Oracle
7 111 (45.12%) MVC
8 110 (44.72%) XML
9 100 (40.65%) SQL
9 100 (40.65%) Maven
10 97 (39.43%) HTML
10 97 (39.43%) JUnit
11 92 (37.40%) JavaScript
11 92 (37.40%) REST
12 84 (34.15%) TDD
13 83 (33.74%) CSS
14 81 (32.93%) J2EE
14 81 (32.93%) Spring MVC
15 79 (32.11%) SOAP
16 76 (30.89%) Linux
17 75 (30.49%) JSON
18 70 (28.46%) WebLogic
19 56 (22.76%) Java EE
19 56 (22.76%) Jenkins
20 55 (22.36%) Git (software)
21 54 (21.95%) Scrum
21 54 (21.95%) JBoss
22 50 (20.33%) Oracle Database
23 49 (19.92%) Tomcat
24 48 (19.51%) PL/SQL

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 70 (28.46%) WebLogic
2 54 (21.95%) JBoss
3 49 (19.92%) Tomcat
4 28 (11.38%) Mule
5 20 (8.13%) Apache
6 16 (6.50%) Oracle Application Server
7 11 (4.47%) GlassFish
8 10 (4.07%) Apache ServiceMix
9 8 (3.25%) Jetty
9 8 (3.25%) WebSphere
9 8 (3.25%) Mule ESB
10 5 (2.03%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (1.22%) CMS
13 2 (0.81%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.81%) Liferay
14 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.41%) Node.js
14 1 (0.41%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 8 (3.25%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.03%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.50%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (3.66%) Amazon S3
4 7 (2.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (2.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (2.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (2.44%) GitHub
6 2 (0.81%) PaaS
6 2 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.10%) Internet
2 14 (5.69%) HTTP
3 13 (5.28%) LDAP
4 6 (2.44%) Firewall
5 3 (1.22%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.22%) DVB
6 2 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (20.33%) Oracle Database
2 25 (10.16%) Relational Database
3 24 (9.76%) MySQL
4 21 (8.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (6.50%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (4.88%) RDBMS
7 11 (4.47%) NoSQL
8 10 (4.07%) MongoDB
9 9 (3.66%) MariaDB
10 8 (3.25%) SQL Server
11 7 (2.85%) Pentaho
12 5 (2.03%) TKPROF
12 5 (2.03%) Hazelcast
12 5 (2.03%) OLTP
12 5 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (1.22%) DB2
14 2 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 100 (40.65%) Maven
2 97 (39.43%) JUnit
3 56 (22.76%) Jenkins
4 55 (22.36%) Git (software)
5 46 (18.70%) Subversion
6 33 (13.41%) Selenium
7 30 (12.20%) Eclipse
8 23 (9.35%) Mockito
9 21 (8.54%) JIRA
10 17 (6.91%) Cucumber
11 16 (6.50%) SoapUI
11 16 (6.50%) Ant
12 9 (3.66%) Redmine
12 9 (3.66%) TestNG
13 8 (3.25%) QUnit
14 7 (2.85%) RSpec
15 6 (2.44%) JMeter
16 5 (2.03%) Mercurial
16 5 (2.03%) JDeveloper
16 5 (2.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (16.26%) Finance
2 9 (3.66%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.25%) Banking
4 6 (2.44%) Marketing
5 5 (2.03%) Back Office
6 4 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.63%) Electronics
6 4 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.22%) Publishing
7 3 (1.22%) Games
7 3 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Front Office
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Greek Language
8 1 (0.41%) Military
8 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 218 (88.62%) Developer
2 192 (78.05%) Java Developer
3 28 (11.38%) Senior Developer
4 23 (9.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 20 (8.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 15 (6.10%) Architect
7 14 (5.69%) J2EE Developer
8 8 (3.25%) PL/SQL Developer
9 6 (2.44%) Software Architect
10 5 (2.03%) Agile Java Developer
10 5 (2.03%) Technical Architect
10 5 (2.03%) Java Architect
10 5 (2.03%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (1.63%) Integration Engineer
11 4 (1.63%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (1.63%) Integration Specialist
12 3 (1.22%) AWS Developer
12 3 (1.22%) Mid-Level Java Developer
12 3 (1.22%) Consultant
12 3 (1.22%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (78.46%) Spring
2 173 (70.33%) Hibernate
3 159 (64.63%) Web Services
4 110 (44.72%) XML
5 97 (39.43%) HTML
6 92 (37.40%) REST
7 83 (33.74%) CSS
8 81 (32.93%) J2EE
8 81 (32.93%) Spring MVC
9 79 (32.11%) SOAP
10 75 (30.49%) JSON
11 56 (22.76%) Java EE
12 48 (19.51%) JSP
13 46 (18.70%) jQuery
14 37 (15.04%) JMS
15 34 (13.82%) EJB
16 33 (13.41%) Ajax
17 32 (13.01%) JSF
18 31 (12.60%) JAXB
18 31 (12.60%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.91%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (5.28%) Open Source
4 9 (3.66%) W3C
5 6 (2.44%) PKI
5 6 (2.44%) Replication
5 6 (2.44%) Smartcard
6 5 (2.03%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.03%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.63%) DTV
7 4 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.63%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.22%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.22%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.22%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.22%) Derivative
8 3 (1.22%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (1.22%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 76 (30.89%) Linux
2 21 (8.54%) UNIX
3 12 (4.88%) CentOS
4 9 (3.66%) Windows
5 6 (2.44%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.03%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.63%) VMS
8 2 (0.81%) VME
8 2 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (45.12%) MVC
3 84 (34.15%) TDD
4 54 (21.95%) Scrum
5 44 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (17.48%) BDD
7 27 (10.98%) Web Development
8 24 (9.76%) OO
9 18 (7.32%) UML
10 17 (6.91%) Software Engineering
10 17 (6.91%) SOA
11 16 (6.50%) Static Code Analysis
11 16 (6.50%) E-Commerce
12 15 (6.10%) Integration Testing
13 14 (5.69%) Kanban
14 13 (5.28%) User Stories
14 13 (5.28%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (4.88%) Test Automation
15 12 (4.88%) DevOps
16 11 (4.47%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 244 (99.19%) Java
2 100 (40.65%) SQL
3 92 (37.40%) JavaScript
4 48 (19.51%) PL/SQL
5 22 (8.94%) Python
6 12 (4.88%) C#
7 9 (3.66%) XPath
7 9 (3.66%) Groovy
8 7 (2.85%) JPQL
8 7 (2.85%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.85%) PHP
9 5 (2.03%) C
10 4 (1.63%) C++
10 4 (1.63%) XQuery
11 2 (0.81%) COBOL
12 1 (0.41%) HQL
12 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.41%) Scala
12 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (15.04%) Security Cleared
2 30 (12.20%) DV Cleared
3 10 (4.07%) Degree
4 5 (2.03%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.81%) OCMJD
5 2 (0.81%) OCAJ
5 2 (0.81%) HND
5 2 (0.81%) OCP
5 2 (0.81%) OCA
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.81%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.76%) QA
2 5 (2.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (4.88%) VirtualBox
2 7 (2.85%) Docker
3 5 (2.03%) Oracle Clusterware
3 5 (2.03%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.81%) Squid
5 1 (0.41%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 14 (5.69%) Vagrant
2 12 (4.88%) Puppet
3 7 (2.85%) OpenIDM
4 5 (2.03%) Oracle Flashback
4 5 (2.03%) Data Guard
4 5 (2.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (2.03%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.81%) Control-M
5 2 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.81%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 114 (46.34%) Oracle
2 14 (5.69%) Red Hat
3 11 (4.47%) SAP
4 8 (3.25%) Axway
4 8 (3.25%) JD Edwards
4 8 (3.25%) Atomikos
5 6 (2.44%) Cisco
5 6 (2.44%) Splunk
6 4 (1.63%) IBM
6 4 (1.63%) hybris
7 3 (1.22%) Canoo
7 3 (1.22%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.22%) Adobe
7 3 (1.22%) Sybase
8 2 (0.81%) Intershop
8 2 (0.81%) Endeca
8 2 (0.81%) Sun
8 2 (0.81%) EnterpriseDB
8 2 (0.81%) Demandware
8 2 (0.81%) ForgeRock
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