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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 150 132 124
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -8
Contract jobs citing JPA 6 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.85% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate £381 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £360 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £440 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £380 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
1039 821 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.33% 26.08% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 532 419
Average daily rate £360 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 23 14
Average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £19.23 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheshire -6 3 £381 -4.68% 1
Manchester -16 2 - - 2
Lancashire - 1 - -
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Spring
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 3 (33.33%) REST
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) JAX-RS
5 2 (22.22%) Mockito
5 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
5 2 (22.22%) Java SE
5 2 (22.22%) Java EE
5 2 (22.22%) JSON
5 2 (22.22%) Atlassian
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Kanban
5 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) NetBeans
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Subversion
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (22.22%) WebSphere
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) JUnit
2 2 (22.22%) Mockito
2 2 (22.22%) NetBeans
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Spring
2 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 3 (33.33%) REST
2 3 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) Java EE
3 2 (22.22%) Java SE
3 2 (22.22%) JAX-RS
3 2 (22.22%) JMS
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
4 1 (11.11%) EJB
4 1 (11.11%) Express
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Kanban
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Atlassian
2 2 (22.22%) IBM