The first table below looks at the demand for JPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 128 124 131
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing JPA 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.067% 0.075% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.26% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -9.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+13.57% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
- +44.92%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
700 764 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.28% 28.68% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 412 543
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 36
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £13.61 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
JPA
England

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JPA across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester 0 2 £325 +10.16% 4
Cheshire - - - -
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) JMS
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (83.33%) JAX-RS
2 5 (83.33%) Eclipse
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Java SE
2 5 (83.33%) Java EE
2 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) NetBeans
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) Middleware
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Gerrit
4 1 (16.67%) HornetQ
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) JBoss
4 1 (16.67%) EJB
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Clustering

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Eclipse
1 5 (83.33%) NetBeans
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Gerrit
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) JMS
2 5 (83.33%) Middleware
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 5 (83.33%) Java SE
2 5 (83.33%) Java EE
2 5 (83.33%) JAX-RS
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) EJB
4 1 (16.67%) HornetQ
4 1 (16.67%) GWT
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss