The table below looks at the statistics for JPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 57 38 51
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Contract jobs citing JPA 2 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.33% 3.46% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.43% 10.83% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £448 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00
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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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
140 157 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 23.22% 31.98% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 88 55
Average daily rate £375 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 17
Average hourly rate £36.67 £30.00 £28.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.23% +3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £25.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £38.47 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JPA across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JPA Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

JPA
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JPA across the Essex region.

JPA Daily Rate Trend in Essex

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) XML
1 10 (100.00%) EclipseLink
2 8 (80.00%) REST
2 8 (80.00%) Ajax
2 8 (80.00%) TopLink
2 8 (80.00%) JBoss
2 8 (80.00%) SOAP
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) Spring MVC
3 7 (70.00%) MVC
3 7 (70.00%) Spring
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) GlassFish
4 6 (60.00%) Eclipse
4 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) WebLogic
5 5 (50.00%) Ant
5 5 (50.00%) B2C
5 5 (50.00%) Struts
5 5 (50.00%) XHTML
5 5 (50.00%) JAX-WS
5 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
5 5 (50.00%) JAX-RS
5 5 (50.00%) JSR 170
6 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (40.00%) OSGi

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 8 (80.00%) JBoss
2 6 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (60.00%) GlassFish
3 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (50.00%) Ant
3 4 (40.00%) Maven
4 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (30.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
1 10 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) XML
1 10 (100.00%) EclipseLink
2 8 (80.00%) REST
2 8 (80.00%) SOAP
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) TopLink
2 8 (80.00%) Ajax
3 7 (70.00%) Spring
3 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) Spring MVC
4 5 (50.00%) JAX-WS
4 5 (50.00%) JAX-RS
4 5 (50.00%) JSR 170
4 5 (50.00%) Struts
4 5 (50.00%) XHTML
5 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (40.00%) Java SE
5 4 (40.00%) OSGi
6 2 (20.00%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Solaris
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) B2C
4 3 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (30.00%) User Stories
4 3 (30.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Content Management
6 1 (10.00%) Information Management
6 1 (10.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) FatWire
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) IBM