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 September 2016 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 104 102 83
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Contract jobs citing JPA 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% 0.11% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.46% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £413 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% +20.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
JPA
North West

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
538 434 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.64% 23.59% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 273 260
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 2
Median hourly rate £29.53 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.18% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Gradle
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) EJB
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss

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 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (33.33%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Dojo
2 1 (33.33%) EJB
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle