The first table below looks at the demand for JPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 17 April 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 London 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 326 330 397
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +67
Contract jobs citing JPA 86 48 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% 0.77% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 36 20
Average daily rate £450 £465 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £375 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £575 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +30.76%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7050 6222 7714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.11% 28.77% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5075 4508 5114
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 63 75
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £161.50 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
JPA
England

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

JPA Jobs Demand Trend in London

JPA
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

JPA Daily Rate Trend in London

JPA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JPA across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

JPA Daily Rate Histogram in London

JPA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JPA across the London region.

JPA Hourly Rate Trend in London

JPA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +12 31 £550 +18.91% 7
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 144 (98.63%) Java
2 135 (92.47%) Hibernate
3 132 (90.41%) Spring
4 84 (57.53%) SQL
5 74 (50.68%) Oracle
6 71 (48.63%) Web Services
7 55 (37.67%) Java EE
8 52 (35.62%) Maven
8 52 (35.62%) Relational Database
9 51 (34.93%) JBoss
10 50 (34.25%) J2EE
11 47 (32.19%) OO
11 47 (32.19%) Unit Testing
12 46 (31.51%) Refactoring
13 43 (29.45%) UNIX
14 42 (28.77%) JMS
14 42 (28.77%) Continuous Integration
14 42 (28.77%) Scala
15 41 (28.08%) Open Source
15 41 (28.08%) RDBMS
15 41 (28.08%) Finance
16 38 (26.03%) Python
16 38 (26.03%) Ruby
17 37 (25.34%) JUnit
17 37 (25.34%) MVC
18 36 (24.66%) SOAP
19 35 (23.97%) Regression Testing
20 34 (23.29%) Perl
20 34 (23.29%) Derivative
20 34 (23.29%) GigaSpaces

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 32 (21.92%) WebLogic
2 17 (11.64%) Tomcat
3 12 (8.22%) Apache
4 10 (6.85%) Apache Solr
5 8 (5.48%) WebSphere
6 6 (4.11%) CMS
7 5 (3.42%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (2.05%) GlassFish
8 3 (2.05%) AquaLogic
8 3 (2.05%) Confluence
8 3 (2.05%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (2.05%) Mule
8 3 (2.05%) Liferay
9 2 (1.37%) Alfresco
9 2 (1.37%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (1.37%) Documentum
9 2 (1.37%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.68%) IIS
10 1 (0.68%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (1.37%) MS Office
1 2 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.42%) LDAP
1 5 (3.42%) HTTP
2 1 (0.68%) DNS
2 1 (0.68%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) RTCP
2 1 (0.68%) RTP
2 1 (0.68%) GSM
2 1 (0.68%) LAN
2 1 (0.68%) SMS
2 1 (0.68%) WAN
2 1 (0.68%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (35.62%) Relational Database
2 41 (28.08%) RDBMS
3 13 (8.90%) MongoDB
4 12 (8.22%) MySQL
5 7 (4.79%) OLAP
6 6 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (3.42%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.42%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.42%) DB2
8 4 (2.74%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.05%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.37%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.68%) Jackrabbit
11 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.68%) Riak
11 1 (0.68%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 52 (35.62%) Maven
2 37 (25.34%) JUnit
3 31 (21.23%) Ant
4 18 (12.33%) Apache Ivy
5 8 (5.48%) Subversion
5 8 (5.48%) Eclipse
6 6 (4.11%) Git (software)
6 6 (4.11%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.05%) Mockito
7 3 (2.05%) JIRA
8 2 (1.37%) ClearQuest
8 2 (1.37%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.37%) Hudson
9 1 (0.68%) Log4j
9 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (28.08%) Finance
2 25 (17.12%) Banking
3 13 (8.90%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.42%) Retail
5 4 (2.74%) Front Office
5 4 (2.74%) Back Office
6 3 (2.05%) Games
7 2 (1.37%) Billing
8 1 (0.68%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 129 (88.36%) Developer
2 118 (80.82%) Java Developer
3 51 (34.93%) Senior Developer
4 47 (32.19%) Senior Java Developer
5 34 (23.29%) Scala Developer
6 15 (10.27%) Architect
7 14 (9.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (3.42%) Java Architect
9 4 (2.74%) SOA Architect
9 4 (2.74%) SOA Developer
9 4 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.05%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (2.05%) Team Leader
10 3 (2.05%) Development Team Leader
10 3 (2.05%) Java Team Leader
10 3 (2.05%) Java Swing Developer
10 3 (2.05%) Lead Architect
11 2 (1.37%) Technical Architect
12 1 (0.68%) Consultant
12 1 (0.68%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (92.47%) Hibernate
2 132 (90.41%) Spring
3 71 (48.63%) Web Services
4 55 (37.67%) Java EE
5 50 (34.25%) J2EE
6 42 (28.77%) JMS
7 36 (24.66%) SOAP
8 26 (17.81%) Struts
9 24 (16.44%) HTML
9 24 (16.44%) JSP
10 23 (15.75%) jQuery
11 22 (15.07%) Spring Web Flow
11 22 (15.07%) REST
12 19 (13.01%) RESTful
12 19 (13.01%) Spring MVC
13 16 (10.96%) Servlets
13 16 (10.96%) XML
14 14 (9.59%) EJB
14 14 (9.59%) CSS
14 14 (9.59%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 41 (28.08%) Open Source
2 34 (23.29%) Derivative
3 10 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.11%) Fixed Income
5 5 (3.42%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.42%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.74%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (2.05%) Mobile Games
7 3 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.37%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.37%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.37%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.68%) GIS
9 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.68%) Replication
9 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.68%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 43 (29.45%) UNIX
2 9 (6.16%) Linux
3 3 (2.05%) Windows
4 2 (1.37%) Android
5 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (32.19%) OO
1 47 (32.19%) Unit Testing
2 46 (31.51%) Refactoring
3 42 (28.77%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (25.34%) MVC
5 35 (23.97%) Regression Testing
6 34 (23.29%) Performance Tuning
7 33 (22.60%) Scrum
8 29 (19.86%) UML
9 27 (18.49%) TDD
10 23 (15.75%) SOA
11 21 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (4.79%) Web Development
12 7 (4.79%) E-Commerce
12 7 (4.79%) Analytics
13 6 (4.11%) BDD
13 6 (4.11%) TOGAF
14 5 (3.42%) Content Management
14 5 (3.42%) CMMI
14 5 (3.42%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 144 (98.63%) Java
2 84 (57.53%) SQL
3 42 (28.77%) Scala
4 38 (26.03%) Ruby
4 38 (26.03%) Python
5 34 (23.29%) Perl
6 17 (11.64%) JavaScript
7 14 (9.59%) PL/SQL
8 7 (4.79%) Groovy
8 7 (4.79%) Clojure
9 6 (4.11%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.42%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.05%) Korn
11 3 (2.05%) Bourne shell
12 2 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (6.85%) Degree
2 3 (2.05%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.68%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.68%) KVM
Vendors
1 74 (50.68%) Oracle
2 51 (34.93%) JBoss
3 34 (23.29%) GigaSpaces
4 8 (5.48%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.42%) Adobe
5 5 (3.42%) IBM
5 5 (3.42%) Sybase
6 4 (2.74%) BEA
7 3 (2.05%) Yantra
7 3 (2.05%) Endeca
8 2 (1.37%) Intershop
8 2 (1.37%) hybris
8 2 (1.37%) Demandware
8 2 (1.37%) ATG
9 1 (0.68%) VMware
9 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.68%) ESRI
9 1 (0.68%) Dell
9 1 (0.68%) Citrix
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