The table below looks at the statistics for JPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Persistence API (JPA)
North West / Manchester
Rank 82 99 87
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs citing JPA 10 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.74% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.14% 0.77% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Median daily rate £313 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £45.00

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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
467 521 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.77% 29.03% 25.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 330 267
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.75% -22.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing JPA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JPA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

JPA
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

JPA Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

JPA
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JPA across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

JPA Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JPA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for JPA.

1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (88.24%) Web Services
2 15 (88.24%) Spring
3 14 (82.35%) SOAP
4 12 (70.59%) Banking
5 11 (64.71%) TDD
5 11 (64.71%) Hibernate
6 10 (58.82%) HTML
6 10 (58.82%) CSS
6 10 (58.82%) SQL
6 10 (58.82%) Java EE
7 9 (52.94%) Unit Testing
7 9 (52.94%) REST
7 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
7 9 (52.94%) Oracle
7 9 (52.94%) JUnit
7 9 (52.94%) OO
7 9 (52.94%) Data Modelling
7 9 (52.94%) Spring Boot
8 8 (47.06%) Finance
8 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
9 7 (41.18%) CSS3
9 7 (41.18%) HTML5
9 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
9 7 (41.18%) J2EE
9 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (35.29%) JSON
11 4 (23.53%) FIXML
11 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
11 4 (23.53%) NoSQL

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.88%) Commerce Server
4 1 (5.88%) JBoss
4 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
1 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.76%) DB2
2 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) JUnit
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) Subversion
4 1 (5.88%) Ant
4 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.88%) Gradle
4 1 (5.88%) Maven
4 1 (5.88%) Toad
General
1 12 (70.59%) Banking
2 8 (47.06%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (88.24%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) Spring
1 15 (88.24%) Web Services
2 14 (82.35%) SOAP
3 11 (64.71%) Hibernate
4 10 (58.82%) CSS
4 10 (58.82%) HTML
4 10 (58.82%) Java EE
5 9 (52.94%) REST
5 9 (52.94%) Spring Boot
6 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
7 7 (41.18%) CSS3
7 7 (41.18%) HTML5
7 7 (41.18%) J2EE
8 6 (35.29%) JSON
9 4 (23.53%) FIXML
10 2 (11.76%) Ajax
10 2 (11.76%) Backbone.js
10 2 (11.76%) Dojo
10 2 (11.76%) EJB
10 2 (11.76%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) SWIFT
3 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) TDD
2 9 (52.94%) Data Modelling
2 9 (52.94%) OO
2 9 (52.94%) Unit Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Perforce