The first table below looks at the demand for JPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 23 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 Manchester 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 78 71 89
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Contract jobs citing JPA 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% 0.31% 0.073%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% 1.03% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £325 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £311
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +30.76%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
403 291 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.46% 29.85% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 151 259
Average daily rate £325 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 17
Average hourly rate £135.00 £31.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+328.57% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
JPA
North West

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JPA across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) JMS
3 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) Middleware
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) JAX-RS
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (60.00%) Java SE
3 3 (60.00%) Java EE
3 3 (60.00%) NetBeans
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) J2EE
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) JSP
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Selenium

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (60.00%) NetBeans
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) JMS
3 3 (60.00%) Middleware
3 3 (60.00%) JAX-RS
3 3 (60.00%) Java SE
3 3 (60.00%) Java EE
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (40.00%) J2EE
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) JSP
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle