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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 163 141 127
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -14
Contract jobs citing JPA 1 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 1.22% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 3
Median daily rate - £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
962 820 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.59% 22.13% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 538 402
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 7
Median hourly rate £28.50 £42.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.94% +47.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.16 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) JUnit
3 3 (42.86%) EJB
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Mockito
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) Spring MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP

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 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Mockito
3 1 (14.29%) NetBeans
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) EJB
2 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 3 (42.86%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Spring MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) Java EE
4 1 (14.29%) JDBC
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) JSP
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian