The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 83 75 89
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Contract jobs citing JPA 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.59% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.00% 0.89% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.23%
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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
401 338 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.40% 28.89% 38.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 200 251
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £259 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 22
Average hourly rate £11.25 £33.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.90% +28.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 22 October 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 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) JMS
3 8 (80.00%) Spring
3 8 (80.00%) Java EE
3 8 (80.00%) JAX-RS
4 7 (70.00%) RESTful
4 7 (70.00%) Oracle
4 7 (70.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (60.00%) Finance
5 6 (60.00%) NetBeans
5 6 (60.00%) Eclipse
5 6 (60.00%) IBM
5 6 (60.00%) Middleware
5 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (60.00%) Java SE
6 5 (50.00%) Web Services
7 4 (40.00%) UML
8 3 (30.00%) JBoss
8 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (30.00%) HTML
8 3 (30.00%) SOA
8 3 (30.00%) MVC
8 3 (30.00%) HTML5
9 2 (20.00%) Drools
9 2 (20.00%) Apache CXF
9 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 2 (20.00%) REST
9 2 (20.00%) CSS3
9 2 (20.00%) Spring Batch

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) JBoss
2 2 (20.00%) Liferay
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) NetBeans
1 6 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Gerrit
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Java Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Software Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) JMS
2 8 (80.00%) Spring
2 8 (80.00%) Java EE
2 8 (80.00%) JAX-RS
3 7 (70.00%) RESTful
4 6 (60.00%) Middleware
4 6 (60.00%) Java SE
5 5 (50.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) HTML5
7 2 (20.00%) Drools
7 2 (20.00%) Apache CXF
7 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (20.00%) REST
7 2 (20.00%) CSS3
7 2 (20.00%) Spring Batch
7 2 (20.00%) Apache Camel
7 2 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (20.00%) JSON
7 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) UML
3 3 (30.00%) SOA
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) EAI
4 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) IBM