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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 143 156 131
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -25
Contract jobs citing JPA 14 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.46% 0.51% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 5
Median daily rate £395 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £363 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £363 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.02% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 - -
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
957 985 815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.06% 23.51% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 596 526
Median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £30.85 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.78% -11.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 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 +9 8 £356 -1.72% 1
Cheshire +19 5 £410 - 2
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 16 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (93.75%) Spring
3 13 (81.25%) Hibernate
3 13 (81.25%) TDD
3 13 (81.25%) SOAP
3 13 (81.25%) Web Services
4 11 (68.75%) REST
5 10 (62.50%) JUnit
5 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (62.50%) Java EE
6 9 (56.25%) OO
7 8 (50.00%) Oracle
7 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
7 8 (50.00%) Spring Boot
8 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
8 7 (43.75%) SQL
8 7 (43.75%) Data Modelling
9 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
9 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
9 6 (37.50%) JSON
9 6 (37.50%) Scrum
9 6 (37.50%) Banking
10 5 (31.25%) Finance
10 5 (31.25%) RDBMS
10 5 (31.25%) jQuery
10 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
11 4 (25.00%) Backbone.js
11 4 (25.00%) HTML
11 4 (25.00%) Perforce
11 4 (25.00%) CSS

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 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) RDBMS
1 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) DB2
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) JUnit
2 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
3 3 (18.75%) Gradle
3 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (18.75%) Maven
3 3 (18.75%) SonarQube
4 2 (12.50%) IntelliJ
4 2 (12.50%) JProfiler
4 2 (12.50%) Subversion
5 1 (6.25%) Ant
5 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (6.25%) Mockito
5 1 (6.25%) Toad
General
1 6 (37.50%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 13 (81.25%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) Spring
2 13 (81.25%) Hibernate
2 13 (81.25%) SOAP
2 13 (81.25%) Web Services
3 11 (68.75%) REST
4 10 (62.50%) Java EE
5 8 (50.00%) Spring Boot
6 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
7 6 (37.50%) JSON
8 5 (31.25%) jQuery
9 4 (25.00%) Ajax
9 4 (25.00%) Backbone.js
9 4 (25.00%) CSS
9 4 (25.00%) HTML
10 3 (18.75%) Velocity
11 2 (12.50%) CSS3
11 2 (12.50%) FIXML
11 2 (12.50%) HTML5
11 2 (12.50%) J2EE
12 1 (6.25%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) SWIFT
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) TDD
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) OO
4 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Data Modelling
6 6 (37.50%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) BDD
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
7 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
8 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (12.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 2 (12.50%) Front End Development
8 2 (12.50%) High Availability
8 2 (12.50%) RAD
9 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (6.25%) MVC
9 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
9 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Perforce