The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 347 377 337
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -40
Contract jobs citing JPA 66 38 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.16% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% 0.52% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 32 55
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£425 £450 £545
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -17.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £352 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £385 £360
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
JPA
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7290 7254 7705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.10% 30.91% 31.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5309 5138 5528
Average daily rate £430 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 45 70
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.51 £17.50 £19.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £53.00 £57.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London -13 6 £500 +9.58% 9
Croydon - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £330 -
Hammersmith - 1 £345 -
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Java
2 91 (86.67%) Spring
3 59 (56.19%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (52.38%) Hibernate
5 54 (51.43%) JavaScript
6 45 (42.86%) J2EE
7 41 (39.05%) HTML
8 40 (38.10%) Web Services
8 40 (38.10%) REST
9 39 (37.14%) SQL
9 39 (37.14%) Scrum
10 35 (33.33%) MVC
10 35 (33.33%) Oracle
11 34 (32.38%) TDD
12 33 (31.43%) JUnit
13 32 (30.48%) Maven
14 29 (27.62%) Java EE
15 28 (26.67%) Spring MVC
15 28 (26.67%) SOAP
16 26 (24.76%) XML
17 25 (23.81%) Linux
17 25 (23.81%) Finance
18 24 (22.86%) Tomcat
18 24 (22.86%) CSS
18 24 (22.86%) Jenkins
19 23 (21.90%) JSON
20 22 (20.95%) WebLogic
20 22 (20.95%) Apache
21 20 (19.05%) Relational Database
22 19 (18.10%) Continuous Integration

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 24 (22.86%) Tomcat
2 22 (20.95%) Apache
2 22 (20.95%) WebLogic
3 18 (17.14%) JBoss
4 6 (5.71%) Jetty
4 6 (5.71%) Apache Solr
4 6 (5.71%) Node.js
5 5 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.86%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.86%) GlassFish
6 3 (2.86%) Mule
6 3 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (2.86%) Confluence
6 3 (2.86%) IIS
6 3 (2.86%) CMS
7 2 (1.90%) FileNet
7 2 (1.90%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.95%) Liferay
8 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.57%) GitHub
3 3 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.95%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.71%) LDAP
2 5 (4.76%) HTTP
2 5 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.76%) Internet
3 3 (2.86%) Firewall
4 2 (1.90%) Intranet
5 1 (0.95%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 17 (16.19%) SQL Server
3 16 (15.24%) Oracle Database
4 14 (13.33%) MySQL
5 9 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (8.57%) NoSQL
6 7 (6.67%) MongoDB
7 6 (5.71%) RDBMS
8 5 (4.76%) DB2
8 5 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (4.76%) Redis
9 4 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.86%) OLTP
10 3 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (2.86%) TKPROF
11 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.90%) HBase
11 2 (1.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 33 (31.43%) JUnit
2 32 (30.48%) Maven
3 24 (22.86%) Jenkins
4 19 (18.10%) Git (software)
5 14 (13.33%) Mockito
6 12 (11.43%) Subversion
7 11 (10.48%) Selenium
7 11 (10.48%) Eclipse
8 9 (8.57%) JIRA
9 5 (4.76%) Ant
9 5 (4.76%) Hudson
9 5 (4.76%) Redmine
10 4 (3.81%) Build Forge
10 4 (3.81%) CruiseControl
10 4 (3.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (3.81%) TeamCity
10 4 (3.81%) EasyMock
11 3 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (2.86%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.90%) JBehave
General
1 25 (23.81%) Finance
2 9 (8.57%) Banking
3 4 (3.81%) Retail
4 3 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.90%) Front Office
5 2 (1.90%) Back Office
6 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Marketing
6 1 (0.95%) French Language
6 1 (0.95%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 96 (91.43%) Developer
2 83 (79.05%) Java Developer
3 15 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 14 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 13 (12.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (11.43%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (3.81%) Java Web Developer
7 4 (3.81%) Web Developer
8 3 (2.86%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (1.90%) Architect
9 2 (1.90%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (1.90%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (1.90%) Senior Java Web Developer
9 2 (1.90%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (1.90%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (1.90%) FileNet Developer
9 2 (1.90%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (1.90%) AWS Developer
9 2 (1.90%) Java Architect
10 1 (0.95%) Core Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (86.67%) Spring
2 55 (52.38%) Hibernate
3 45 (42.86%) J2EE
4 41 (39.05%) HTML
5 40 (38.10%) Web Services
5 40 (38.10%) REST
6 29 (27.62%) Java EE
7 28 (26.67%) Spring MVC
7 28 (26.67%) SOAP
8 26 (24.76%) XML
9 24 (22.86%) CSS
10 23 (21.90%) JSON
11 18 (17.14%) AngularJS
12 17 (16.19%) JSP
13 16 (15.24%) Middleware
13 16 (15.24%) HTML5
14 15 (14.29%) jQuery
15 14 (13.33%) XSD
16 13 (12.38%) Dojo
16 13 (12.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.81%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (2.86%) W3C
5 3 (2.86%) Replication
5 3 (2.86%) Clustering
5 3 (2.86%) Social Network
6 2 (1.90%) DataPower
6 2 (1.90%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.95%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.95%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.95%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.81%) Linux
2 9 (8.57%) UNIX
3 5 (4.76%) Windows
4 3 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.95%) Solaris
5 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.95%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (56.19%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (37.14%) Scrum
3 35 (33.33%) MVC
4 34 (32.38%) TDD
5 19 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (16.19%) User Stories
7 16 (15.24%) Web Development
8 13 (12.38%) SDLC
9 11 (10.48%) API Development
9 11 (10.48%) BDD
10 10 (9.52%) Multithreading
10 10 (9.52%) DevOps
10 10 (9.52%) E-Commerce
11 9 (8.57%) OO
11 9 (8.57%) Open Source
12 8 (7.62%) UML
13 7 (6.67%) Kanban
14 5 (4.76%) Microservices
14 5 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
14 5 (4.76%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 105 (100.00%) Java
2 54 (51.43%) JavaScript
3 39 (37.14%) SQL
4 16 (15.24%) PL/SQL
5 13 (12.38%) Shell Script
6 8 (7.62%) C#
7 5 (4.76%) Python
8 4 (3.81%) Perl
9 3 (2.86%) C
9 3 (2.86%) VBA
9 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.86%) XPath
9 3 (2.86%) Groovy
10 2 (1.90%) XQuery
11 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.95%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (5.71%) Degree
2 5 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 5 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.24%) QA
2 3 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (10.48%) Docker
2 7 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.86%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (1.90%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 7 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (2.86%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (2.86%) Oracle Flashback
3 2 (1.90%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.95%) Ansible
Vendors
1 35 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (7.62%) IBM
3 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.81%) JD Edwards
4 4 (3.81%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.86%) Adobe
5 3 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.90%) F5
6 2 (1.90%) Google
6 2 (1.90%) Axway
6 2 (1.90%) Imperva
6 2 (1.90%) Atomikos
7 1 (0.95%) Canoo
7 1 (0.95%) Elastic Path
7 1 (0.95%) Splunk
7 1 (0.95%) Sybase
7 1 (0.95%) SAP
7 1 (0.95%) Perforce
7 1 (0.95%) GUPTA
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