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 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 34 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JPA 24 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.04% - 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.63% - 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 3
Average daily rate
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£400 - £450
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
South West

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
164 81 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.45% 21.66% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 49 67
Average daily rate £390 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £265 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% +63.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 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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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
Gloucester - 4 £406 -
Cheltenham - 1 - - 2
JPA
South West

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 37 (100.00%) Java
1 37 (100.00%) Web Services
1 37 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 26 (70.27%) XML
3 22 (59.46%) Spring
4 21 (56.76%) TDD
4 21 (56.76%) SQL
5 20 (54.05%) JUnit
5 20 (54.05%) MVC
5 20 (54.05%) Spring MVC
6 19 (51.35%) BDD
7 18 (48.65%) J2EE
8 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (43.24%) JSF
9 16 (43.24%) SOAP
9 16 (43.24%) REST
10 15 (40.54%) SoapUI
10 15 (40.54%) JAXB
10 15 (40.54%) JBoss
10 15 (40.54%) Oracle
10 15 (40.54%) EJB
10 15 (40.54%) Scrum
10 15 (40.54%) DV Cleared
10 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
10 15 (40.54%) EJB 3.0
11 14 (37.84%) Mule
12 13 (35.14%) Finance
13 12 (32.43%) Python
13 12 (32.43%) JIRA
13 12 (32.43%) Stakeholder Management

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 15 (40.54%) JBoss
2 14 (37.84%) Mule
3 6 (16.22%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (54.05%) JUnit
2 15 (40.54%) SoapUI
3 12 (32.43%) JIRA
4 10 (27.03%) Maven
5 6 (16.22%) TestNG
5 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.81%) Electronics
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.81%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (89.19%) Developer
2 31 (83.78%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Integration Specialist
4 3 (8.11%) C++/Java Developer
4 3 (8.11%) C++ Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Java Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) Web Services
1 37 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 26 (70.27%) XML
3 22 (59.46%) Spring
4 20 (54.05%) Spring MVC
5 18 (48.65%) J2EE
6 16 (43.24%) SOAP
6 16 (43.24%) JSF
6 16 (43.24%) REST
7 15 (40.54%) EJB 3.0
7 15 (40.54%) EJB
7 15 (40.54%) JAXB
8 9 (24.32%) CSS
8 9 (24.32%) HTML
9 6 (16.22%) CSS3
10 5 (13.51%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (13.51%) Apache Camel
11 4 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (10.81%) jQuery
12 3 (8.11%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) TDD
2 20 (54.05%) MVC
3 19 (51.35%) BDD
4 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (40.54%) Scrum
6 12 (32.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (24.32%) E-Commerce
8 6 (16.22%) Web Application Development
8 6 (16.22%) Integration Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (10.81%) Programme Management
9 4 (10.81%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
10 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (8.11%) Workflow
11 2 (5.41%) UML
11 2 (5.41%) OO
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (56.76%) SQL
3 12 (32.43%) Python
4 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.11%) C
5 3 (8.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) DV Cleared
1 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) SAP