The table below looks at the statistics for JPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 67 23 45
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +22
Contract jobs citing JPA 7 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.80% 5.49% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.70% 26.39% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £215 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.41% -36.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £318 £363
% change year-on-year
+33.85% -12.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 -
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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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
259 72 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 29.74% 20.81% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 37 45
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JPA across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JPA Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

JPA
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

JPA Daily Rate Trend in the North East

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) JBoss
2 7 (53.85%) GIS
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) Spring
2 7 (53.85%) Maven
2 7 (53.85%) jQuery
2 7 (53.85%) J2EE
2 7 (53.85%) JMS
2 7 (53.85%) Eclipse
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) JUnit
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) Java EE
2 7 (53.85%) Apache CXF
2 7 (53.85%) Hudson
3 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
3 6 (46.15%) SOAP
3 6 (46.15%) RDBMS
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) Apache
3 6 (46.15%) Integration Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
4 5 (38.46%) Mentoring

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 13 (100.00%) JBoss
2 6 (46.15%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
1 6 (46.15%) RDBMS
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Maven
1 7 (53.85%) Eclipse
1 7 (53.85%) JUnit
1 7 (53.85%) Hudson
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
1 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Spring
1 7 (53.85%) jQuery
1 7 (53.85%) J2EE
1 7 (53.85%) JMS
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
1 7 (53.85%) CSS
1 7 (53.85%) Java EE
1 7 (53.85%) Apache CXF
2 6 (46.15%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) Java SE
3 1 (7.69%) Java EE 5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) GIS
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) TDD
2 6 (46.15%) Integration Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
3 5 (38.46%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) COBOL
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) OCP
3 1 (7.69%) OCA
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) OCAJ
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) EnterpriseDB