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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 368 329 323
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -6
Contract jobs citing JPA 40 77 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 1.10% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 49 49
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £400 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £600 £575
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
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
6830 7017 6384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.52% 30.08% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4847 5092 4646
Average daily rate £425 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 75
Average hourly rate £22.18 £43.00 £39.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.41% +8.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £17.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
City of London -18 8 £400 -27.27% 5
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Mayfair - 1 £575 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (98.13%) Java
2 89 (83.18%) Spring
3 67 (62.62%) Web Services
4 56 (52.34%) Hibernate
5 55 (51.40%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (50.47%) Oracle
7 52 (48.60%) HTML
7 52 (48.60%) Maven
8 50 (46.73%) WebLogic
9 48 (44.86%) REST
10 46 (42.99%) XML
10 46 (42.99%) SQL
11 45 (42.06%) JavaScript
12 44 (41.12%) J2EE
13 40 (37.38%) Linux
14 37 (34.58%) JUnit
14 37 (34.58%) SOAP
14 37 (34.58%) Java EE
15 35 (32.71%) MVC
16 34 (31.78%) JSON
17 32 (29.91%) Git (software)
17 32 (29.91%) Oracle Database
18 31 (28.97%) CSS
19 29 (27.10%) JSP
19 29 (27.10%) PL/SQL
19 29 (27.10%) JMS
20 26 (24.30%) XSD
20 26 (24.30%) Subversion
21 25 (23.36%) TDD
22 24 (22.43%) Jenkins

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 50 (46.73%) WebLogic
2 16 (14.95%) Oracle Application Server
2 16 (14.95%) Tomcat
3 15 (14.02%) Apache
4 13 (12.15%) Mule
5 10 (9.35%) JBoss
6 7 (6.54%) GlassFish
7 5 (4.67%) Jetty
8 3 (2.80%) Node.js
8 3 (2.80%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.87%) CMS
10 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.93%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.93%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.93%) Confluence
10 1 (0.93%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (7.48%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (4.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.61%) GitHub
3 2 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) LDAP
1 6 (5.61%) Internet
2 4 (3.74%) HTTP
3 3 (2.80%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.91%) Oracle Database
2 21 (19.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (13.08%) MySQL
4 10 (9.35%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.61%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.67%) OLTP
6 5 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.67%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (4.67%) TKPROF
7 4 (3.74%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.80%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.80%) DB2
8 3 (2.80%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.87%) Redis
9 2 (1.87%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.93%) QlikView
10 1 (0.93%) Jackrabbit
10 1 (0.93%) Riak
Development Applications
1 52 (48.60%) Maven
2 37 (34.58%) JUnit
3 32 (29.91%) Git (software)
4 26 (24.30%) Subversion
5 24 (22.43%) Jenkins
6 22 (20.56%) Eclipse
7 12 (11.21%) Selenium
8 9 (8.41%) JIRA
8 9 (8.41%) Redmine
9 6 (5.61%) Ant
10 5 (4.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (4.67%) Mockito
10 5 (4.67%) Mercurial
11 4 (3.74%) SonarQube
11 4 (3.74%) webpack
11 4 (3.74%) Grunt
12 2 (1.87%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.87%) Gradle
12 2 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.87%) ClearCase
General
1 19 (17.76%) Finance
2 8 (7.48%) Banking
3 4 (3.74%) Back Office
4 3 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.80%) Games
4 3 (2.80%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Front Office
5 1 (0.93%) Publishing
5 1 (0.93%) French Language
5 1 (0.93%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 97 (90.65%) Developer
2 83 (77.57%) Java Developer
3 18 (16.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 13 (12.15%) J2EE Developer
5 12 (11.21%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (11.21%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.54%) Architect
7 5 (4.67%) Software Architect
7 5 (4.67%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (3.74%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (2.80%) Mid-Level Java Developer
10 2 (1.87%) Software Engineer
10 2 (1.87%) Technical Architect
11 1 (0.93%) Web Developer
11 1 (0.93%) Software Developer
11 1 (0.93%) Senior Software Engineer
11 1 (0.93%) Java Software Engineer
11 1 (0.93%) Database Developer
11 1 (0.93%) Java Technical Architect
11 1 (0.93%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (83.18%) Spring
2 67 (62.62%) Web Services
3 56 (52.34%) Hibernate
4 52 (48.60%) HTML
5 48 (44.86%) REST
6 46 (42.99%) XML
7 44 (41.12%) J2EE
8 37 (34.58%) SOAP
8 37 (34.58%) Java EE
9 34 (31.78%) JSON
10 31 (28.97%) CSS
11 29 (27.10%) JSP
11 29 (27.10%) JMS
12 26 (24.30%) XSD
13 24 (22.43%) Spring MVC
14 23 (21.50%) JTA
15 22 (20.56%) jQuery
16 21 (19.63%) XSL
17 16 (14.95%) XML Messaging
17 16 (14.95%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.89%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.41%) W3C
2 9 (8.41%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.67%) Replication
4 4 (3.74%) Open Source
4 4 (3.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.80%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.80%) Derivative
5 3 (2.80%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (2.80%) Interactive TV
5 3 (2.80%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.80%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.87%) Equities
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.93%) Pharmacovigilance
7 1 (0.93%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.93%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 40 (37.38%) Linux
2 9 (8.41%) UNIX
3 6 (5.61%) Windows
4 5 (4.67%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.74%) CentOS
5 4 (3.74%) VMS
6 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (51.40%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (32.71%) MVC
3 25 (23.36%) TDD
4 23 (21.50%) Scrum
5 16 (14.95%) Static Code Analysis
6 13 (12.15%) OO
6 13 (12.15%) DevOps
7 12 (11.21%) User Stories
7 12 (11.21%) UML
8 11 (10.28%) RAD
8 11 (10.28%) OOD
8 11 (10.28%) Analytics
9 10 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (7.48%) Resource Management
10 8 (7.48%) ERP
11 7 (6.54%) Data Modelling
11 7 (6.54%) OOP
11 7 (6.54%) RUP
11 7 (6.54%) Logical Data Model
11 7 (6.54%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 105 (98.13%) Java
2 46 (42.99%) SQL
3 45 (42.06%) JavaScript
4 29 (27.10%) PL/SQL
5 7 (6.54%) Groovy
5 7 (6.54%) Bash Shell
6 6 (5.61%) JPQL
6 6 (5.61%) C#
7 5 (4.67%) XPath
8 4 (3.74%) Python
9 2 (1.87%) C
9 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.93%) Ruby
10 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (15.89%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.02%) DV Cleared
3 6 (5.61%) Degree
4 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.76%) QA
2 5 (4.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.67%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (4.67%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (0.93%) GridGain
2 1 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (4.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (4.67%) Data Guard
1 5 (4.67%) Oracle Flashback
2 2 (1.87%) Control-M
Vendors
1 54 (50.47%) Oracle
2 8 (7.48%) Atomikos
2 8 (7.48%) Axway
2 8 (7.48%) JD Edwards
3 7 (6.54%) SAP
4 6 (5.61%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.80%) Sybase
5 3 (2.80%) Canoo
6 2 (1.87%) Adobe
7 1 (0.93%) IBM
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.93%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.93%) MuleSoft