The table below looks at the statistics for JPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 47 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing JPA 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.85% 1.09% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.78% 4.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£380 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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 Gloucestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
144 113 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.77% 24.67% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 64 46
Average daily rate £350 £315 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Average hourly rate £53.27 £40.00 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.16% -26.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

JPA Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

JPA
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

JPA Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 28 (100.00%) Java
1 28 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 26 (92.86%) Web Services
3 21 (75.00%) XML
4 19 (67.86%) SQL
5 16 (57.14%) MVC
5 16 (57.14%) Spring
5 16 (57.14%) Spring MVC
6 14 (50.00%) Finance
7 13 (46.43%) J2EE
8 12 (42.86%) Oracle
8 12 (42.86%) EJB
8 12 (42.86%) JBoss
8 12 (42.86%) Scrum
8 12 (42.86%) JAXB
8 12 (42.86%) Mule
8 12 (42.86%) DV Cleared
8 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
8 12 (42.86%) EJB 3.0
8 12 (42.86%) BDD
8 12 (42.86%) SoapUI
8 12 (42.86%) JSF
8 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (42.86%) TDD
9 10 (35.71%) JIRA
9 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (35.71%) Python
9 10 (35.71%) JUnit
10 9 (32.14%) E-Commerce
10 9 (32.14%) SOAP

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 12 (42.86%) JBoss
1 12 (42.86%) Mule
2 6 (21.43%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 7 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) SoapUI
2 10 (35.71%) JUnit
2 10 (35.71%) JIRA
3 7 (25.00%) Maven
4 1 (3.57%) TestNG
4 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (25.00%) Marketing
2 7 (25.00%) Electronics
2 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 25 (89.29%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) C++/Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 26 (92.86%) Web Services
3 21 (75.00%) XML
4 16 (57.14%) Spring
4 16 (57.14%) Spring MVC
5 13 (46.43%) J2EE
6 12 (42.86%) EJB
6 12 (42.86%) JAXB
6 12 (42.86%) EJB 3.0
6 12 (42.86%) JSF
7 9 (32.14%) REST
7 9 (32.14%) SOAP
8 7 (25.00%) Apache Camel
9 5 (17.86%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (14.29%) HTML
10 4 (14.29%) CSS
10 4 (14.29%) jQuery
11 2 (7.14%) JSON
11 2 (7.14%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) MVC
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) TDD
2 12 (42.86%) Scrum
2 12 (42.86%) BDD
3 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (32.14%) E-Commerce
5 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 7 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Workflow
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) SDLC
8 1 (3.57%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (67.86%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) Python
4 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) C
5 2 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) DV Cleared
1 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) SAP