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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 40 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JPA 11 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.43% - 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.38% - 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£365 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
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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
149 85 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 32.89% 22.37% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 51 45
Average daily rate £363 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +63.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

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 28 May 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 39 (100.00%) Java
1 39 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 38 (97.44%) Web Services
3 28 (71.79%) XML
4 23 (58.97%) SQL
4 23 (58.97%) Spring
5 21 (53.85%) TDD
5 21 (53.85%) Spring MVC
5 21 (53.85%) JUnit
5 21 (53.85%) MVC
6 19 (48.72%) J2EE
6 19 (48.72%) BDD
7 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (43.59%) JSF
9 16 (41.03%) Scrum
9 16 (41.03%) DV Cleared
9 16 (41.03%) Security Cleared
9 16 (41.03%) EJB 3.0
9 16 (41.03%) Oracle
9 16 (41.03%) EJB
9 16 (41.03%) JBoss
9 16 (41.03%) JAXB
9 16 (41.03%) SOAP
9 16 (41.03%) SoapUI
9 16 (41.03%) REST
10 15 (38.46%) Mule
11 14 (35.90%) Finance
12 12 (30.77%) Python
12 12 (30.77%) JIRA
12 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 16 (41.03%) JBoss
2 15 (38.46%) Mule
3 7 (17.95%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (53.85%) JUnit
2 16 (41.03%) SoapUI
3 12 (30.77%) JIRA
4 11 (28.21%) Maven
5 6 (15.38%) TestNG
5 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
2 5 (12.82%) Electronics
2 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.82%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (89.74%) Developer
2 33 (84.62%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Integration Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) C++/Java Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) C++ Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Java Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 38 (97.44%) Web Services
3 28 (71.79%) XML
4 23 (58.97%) Spring
5 21 (53.85%) Spring MVC
6 19 (48.72%) J2EE
7 17 (43.59%) JSF
8 16 (41.03%) EJB 3.0
8 16 (41.03%) EJB
8 16 (41.03%) JAXB
8 16 (41.03%) SOAP
8 16 (41.03%) REST
9 9 (23.08%) CSS
9 9 (23.08%) HTML
10 6 (15.38%) Apache Camel
10 6 (15.38%) CSS3
11 5 (12.82%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (10.26%) JAX-RS
12 4 (10.26%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) TDD
1 21 (53.85%) MVC
2 19 (48.72%) BDD
3 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (41.03%) Scrum
5 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (25.64%) E-Commerce
7 7 (17.95%) Integration Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Web Application Development
9 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (12.82%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (12.82%) Programme Management
10 4 (10.26%) SDLC
10 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
10 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (10.26%) Workflow
11 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
12 2 (5.13%) UML
12 2 (5.13%) OO
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (58.97%) SQL
3 12 (30.77%) Python
4 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.26%) C
4 4 (10.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) DV Cleared
1 16 (41.03%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) SAP