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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 133 128 142
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing JPA 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.10% 0.061%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 0.35% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
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£425 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -4.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £379 £348
% change year-on-year
-0.99% +8.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
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
790 852 1055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.73% 29.27% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 462 578
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 29
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +36.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.69 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 1 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 7 £425 +37.09% 2
Cheshire - - - -
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) JMS
3 9 (81.82%) Spring
3 9 (81.82%) Java EE
3 9 (81.82%) JAX-RS
4 8 (72.73%) RESTful
4 8 (72.73%) Oracle
4 8 (72.73%) Oracle Database
5 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
5 7 (63.64%) Finance
5 7 (63.64%) NetBeans
5 7 (63.64%) Eclipse
5 7 (63.64%) IBM
5 7 (63.64%) Middleware
5 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
5 7 (63.64%) Java SE
6 6 (54.55%) Web Services
7 4 (36.36%) UML
8 3 (27.27%) JBoss
8 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 3 (27.27%) HTML
8 3 (27.27%) SOA
8 3 (27.27%) MVC
8 3 (27.27%) HTML5
9 2 (18.18%) Drools
9 2 (18.18%) Apache CXF
9 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
9 2 (18.18%) REST
9 2 (18.18%) CSS3
9 2 (18.18%) Spring Batch

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Liferay
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) NetBeans
1 7 (63.64%) Eclipse
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Gerrit
General
1 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Java Developer
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Software Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) JMS
2 9 (81.82%) Spring
2 9 (81.82%) Java EE
2 9 (81.82%) JAX-RS
3 8 (72.73%) RESTful
4 7 (63.64%) Middleware
4 7 (63.64%) Java SE
5 6 (54.55%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) HTML
6 3 (27.27%) HTML5
7 2 (18.18%) Drools
7 2 (18.18%) Apache CXF
7 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 2 (18.18%) REST
7 2 (18.18%) CSS3
7 2 (18.18%) Spring Batch
7 2 (18.18%) Apache Camel
7 2 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (18.18%) JSON
7 2 (18.18%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Web 2.0
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) SOA
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) EAI
4 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) User Stories
5 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) IBM
3 3 (27.27%) JBoss