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 5 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 44 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing JPA 14 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.64% 0.74% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.18% 3.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £42.50
JPA
East of England

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
195 164 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.79% 24.37% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 89 50
Average daily rate £400 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £285 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 19
Average hourly rate £39.30 £35.80 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.77% +30.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Southend-on-Sea +11 6 £425 +13.33%
Basildon - 4 - -
JPA
East of England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (92.86%) JBoss
3 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 12 (85.71%) Spring
3 12 (85.71%) Spring MVC
3 12 (85.71%) MVC
3 12 (85.71%) REST
4 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
4 11 (78.57%) WebLogic
5 10 (71.43%) Web Services
5 10 (71.43%) Relational Database
6 9 (64.29%) Struts
6 9 (64.29%) Linux
6 9 (64.29%) UNIX
6 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (57.14%) Hibernate
8 7 (50.00%) TopLink
8 7 (50.00%) JAAS
8 7 (50.00%) JAXB
8 7 (50.00%) TDD
8 7 (50.00%) Ajax
8 7 (50.00%) Web Development
8 7 (50.00%) SOAP
8 7 (50.00%) PL/SQL
8 7 (50.00%) MySQL
8 7 (50.00%) Oracle
8 7 (50.00%) LDAP

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 13 (92.86%) JBoss
2 11 (78.57%) WebLogic
3 6 (42.86%) GlassFish
4 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) LDAP
2 4 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 7 (50.00%) MariaDB
2 7 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
2 4 (28.57%) Maven
2 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (28.57%) Ant
2 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
1 14 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Java Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 12 (85.71%) Spring
2 12 (85.71%) Spring MVC
2 12 (85.71%) REST
3 10 (71.43%) Web Services
4 9 (64.29%) Struts
5 8 (57.14%) Hibernate
6 7 (50.00%) TopLink
6 7 (50.00%) Ajax
6 7 (50.00%) SOAP
6 7 (50.00%) JAXB
6 7 (50.00%) JAAS
7 5 (35.71%) Java SE
7 5 (35.71%) JSR 170
8 4 (28.57%) XHTML
8 4 (28.57%) JAX-RPC
8 4 (28.57%) JAX-RS
8 4 (28.57%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.14%) Replication
4 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) UNIX
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Mac OS X
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) MVC
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) TDD
3 7 (50.00%) Web Development
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (35.71%) Microservices
6 4 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (28.57%) Web Design
6 4 (28.57%) B2C
6 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 3 (21.43%) OO
7 3 (21.43%) CRM
7 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
8 2 (14.29%) User Stories
8 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (7.14%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
4 7 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe
3 1 (7.14%) IBM