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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Persistence API (JPA)
England / North West
Rank 114 150 146
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -4
Contract jobs citing JPA 13 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.21% 0.090%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.61% 0.77% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 1
Median daily rate £331 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £415 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.80% +9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £45.00

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
809 1033 847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.12% 27.46% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 683 546
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 48 25
Median hourly rate £51.00 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.83% +64.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.56 £19.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.13 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JPA across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

JPA Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +22 11 £313 -21.87%
Cheshire +22 2 £406 +6.55%
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 23 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (91.30%) Spring
3 20 (86.96%) SOAP
4 18 (78.26%) Web Services
5 17 (73.91%) Hibernate
6 16 (69.57%) TDD
7 15 (65.22%) REST
8 14 (60.87%) Java EE
8 14 (60.87%) JUnit
9 13 (56.52%) Oracle
9 13 (56.52%) OO
10 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (52.17%) Unit Testing
11 11 (47.83%) AngularJS
11 11 (47.83%) Spring Boot
11 11 (47.83%) Banking
11 11 (47.83%) SQL
12 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
12 10 (43.48%) HTML
12 10 (43.48%) Data Modelling
12 10 (43.48%) Finance
13 9 (39.13%) CSS
14 8 (34.78%) JSON
15 7 (30.43%) J2EE
16 6 (26.09%) Scrum
16 6 (26.09%) jQuery
16 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
17 5 (21.74%) HTML5
17 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
17 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills

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 4 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.70%) JBoss
3 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) Commerce Server
4 1 (4.35%) GlassFish
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
1 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
2 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
3 3 (13.04%) DB2
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.35%) MySQL
5 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) JUnit
2 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
3 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
4 3 (13.04%) Gradle
4 3 (13.04%) IntelliJ
4 3 (13.04%) Maven
4 3 (13.04%) SonarQube
5 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.70%) JProfiler
5 2 (8.70%) Mockito
5 2 (8.70%) Subversion
6 1 (4.35%) Ant
6 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
6 1 (4.35%) Hudson
6 1 (4.35%) JIRA
6 1 (4.35%) MyEclipse
6 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 11 (47.83%) Banking
2 10 (43.48%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Prime Brokerage
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (86.96%) Java Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (4.35%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) Spring
2 20 (86.96%) SOAP
3 18 (78.26%) Web Services
4 17 (73.91%) Hibernate
5 15 (65.22%) REST
6 14 (60.87%) Java EE
7 11 (47.83%) AngularJS
7 11 (47.83%) Spring Boot
8 10 (43.48%) HTML
9 9 (39.13%) CSS
10 8 (34.78%) JSON
11 7 (30.43%) J2EE
12 6 (26.09%) jQuery
13 5 (21.74%) Ajax
13 5 (21.74%) CSS3
13 5 (21.74%) HTML5
14 4 (17.39%) Backbone.js
14 4 (17.39%) EJB
14 4 (17.39%) FIXML
15 3 (13.04%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) SWIFT
3 3 (13.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) DataPower
4 1 (4.35%) Derivative
4 1 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) TDD
2 13 (56.52%) OO
3 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) Unit Testing
4 10 (43.48%) Data Modelling
5 6 (26.09%) Scrum
6 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
7 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (13.04%) BDD
8 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
8 3 (13.04%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (8.70%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 2 (8.70%) Front End Development
9 2 (8.70%) MVC
9 2 (8.70%) RAD
10 1 (4.35%) AOP
10 1 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (4.35%) SOA
10 1 (4.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Perforce
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Kony
3 1 (4.35%) Sybase
3 1 (4.35%) Yahoo!