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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Persistence API (JPA)
England / North West
Rank 118 153 136
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -17
Contract jobs citing JPA 13 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.10% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.65% 0.40% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 2
Median daily rate £331 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 - £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.50% +10.66%
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
790 1010 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.85% 26.14% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 636 530
Median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 40 23
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.00 £30.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% +21.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +27 11 £313 -
Cheshire +26 2 £406 -
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 24 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (87.50%) Spring
3 20 (83.33%) SOAP
4 18 (75.00%) Web Services
5 17 (70.83%) Hibernate
5 17 (70.83%) TDD
6 15 (62.50%) REST
7 14 (58.33%) Java EE
7 14 (58.33%) Oracle
7 14 (58.33%) JUnit
8 13 (54.17%) OO
9 12 (50.00%) SQL
9 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (50.00%) Unit Testing
10 11 (45.83%) AngularJS
10 11 (45.83%) Spring Boot
10 11 (45.83%) Banking
10 11 (45.83%) HTML
11 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
11 10 (41.67%) CSS
11 10 (41.67%) Data Modelling
11 10 (41.67%) Finance
12 8 (33.33%) JSON
13 7 (29.17%) J2EE
14 6 (25.00%) Scrum
14 6 (25.00%) jQuery
14 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
15 5 (20.83%) HTML5
15 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
15 5 (20.83%) 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 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.33%) JBoss
2 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) Commerce Server
3 1 (4.17%) GlassFish
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
1 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.67%) DB2
2 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.17%) MySQL
5 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) JUnit
2 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 3 (12.50%) Gradle
4 3 (12.50%) IntelliJ
4 3 (12.50%) Maven
4 3 (12.50%) SonarQube
5 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.33%) JProfiler
5 2 (8.33%) Mockito
5 2 (8.33%) Subversion
6 1 (4.17%) Ant
6 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
6 1 (4.17%) Hudson
6 1 (4.17%) JIRA
6 1 (4.17%) MyEclipse
6 1 (4.17%) Toad
General
1 11 (45.83%) Banking
2 10 (41.67%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Prime Brokerage
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.17%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) Spring
2 20 (83.33%) SOAP
3 18 (75.00%) Web Services
4 17 (70.83%) Hibernate
5 15 (62.50%) REST
6 14 (58.33%) Java EE
7 11 (45.83%) AngularJS
7 11 (45.83%) HTML
7 11 (45.83%) Spring Boot
8 10 (41.67%) CSS
9 8 (33.33%) JSON
10 7 (29.17%) J2EE
11 6 (25.00%) jQuery
12 5 (20.83%) Ajax
12 5 (20.83%) CSS3
12 5 (20.83%) EJB
12 5 (20.83%) HTML5
13 4 (16.67%) Backbone.js
13 4 (16.67%) FIXML
13 4 (16.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 4 (16.67%) SWIFT
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) DataPower
3 1 (4.17%) Derivative
3 1 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) TDD
2 13 (54.17%) OO
3 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 10 (41.67%) Data Modelling
5 6 (25.00%) Scrum
6 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (12.50%) BDD
8 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
8 3 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (8.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 2 (8.33%) Front End Development
9 2 (8.33%) High Availability
9 2 (8.33%) MVC
9 2 (8.33%) RAD
10 1 (4.17%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (4.17%) SOA
10 1 (4.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Perforce
3 1 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Kony
3 1 (4.17%) Sybase
3 1 (4.17%) Yahoo!