The table below looks at the statistics for JPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 146 158 137
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Contract jobs citing JPA 2 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.057% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.49% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £425 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +46.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-20.55% -
JPA
England

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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
955 1024 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.43% 24.19% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 664 472
Median daily rate £375 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 14
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 £39.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +12.92%

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

JPA
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

JPA Daily Rate Trend in the North West

JPA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -6 2 £425 -10.52% 3
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 North West region with a requirement for JPA.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Java EE
3 1 (33.33%) Dojo
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) NetBeans
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) OOD

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) NetBeans
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%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JSP
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (33.33%) Dojo
2 1 (33.33%) EJB
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) JDBC
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Servlets
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle