The first table below looks at the demand for JPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 58 59 68
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing JPA 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.59% 0.33% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.29% 1.03% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£270 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £360 £343
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.45%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
175 195 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.93% 32.23% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 102 160
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £230 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £50.00 £35.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +42.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
JPA
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JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

JPA Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

JPA
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

JPA Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

JPA
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) Ant
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (100.00%) UML
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) Dojo
1 4 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (25.00%) J2ME
2 1 (25.00%) J2SE
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Ant
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) Dojo
1 4 (100.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (25.00%) J2ME
2 1 (25.00%) J2SE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) UML
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java