The table below looks at the statistics for JPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 55 47 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing JPA 3 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.68% 1.51% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.10% 4.79% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £450 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
143 167 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.43% 31.45% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 79 87
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £264 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 11
Median hourly rate £30.50 £40.60 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.87% +1.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.83 £30.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing JPA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JPA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for JPA.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) Struts
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) Ant
2 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 4 (66.67%) REST
2 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 4 (66.67%) Ajax
2 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) PrimeFaces
3 3 (50.00%) User Experience
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) EclipseLink
3 3 (50.00%) User Stories
3 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (50.00%) Marketing
3 3 (50.00%) JAX-RS
3 3 (50.00%) OSGi
3 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (50.00%) JBoss

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 3 (50.00%) GlassFish
3 3 (50.00%) JBoss
3 3 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Ant
1 4 (66.67%) Maven
1 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) LoadUI
General
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C++/Java Developer
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL Developer
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Ajax
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) REST
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) Struts
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) EclipseLink
3 3 (50.00%) Ext JS
3 3 (50.00%) Java SE
3 3 (50.00%) JAX-RS
3 3 (50.00%) JAX-WS
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) JSF
3 3 (50.00%) JSR 170
3 3 (50.00%) PrimeFaces
3 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) Spring MVC
3 3 (50.00%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (50.00%) Replication
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) B2C
1 3 (50.00%) CRM
1 3 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Information Management
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Code Coverage
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Groovy
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) CA
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Rally