The table below looks at the statistics for JPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Persistence API (JPA)
England / South East
Rank 212 238 239
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +1
Contract jobs citing JPA 31 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.55% 1.12% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 16
Median daily rate £444 £391 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.41% +20.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £328 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £420 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +8.55%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1994 2148 2382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.87% 24.77% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1245 1460 1371
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 55
Median hourly rate £43.50 £47.83 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.05% +43.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.64 £15.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 South East

JPA
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JPA across the South East region.

JPA Daily Rate Trend in the South East

JPA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JPA across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

JPA Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

JPA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JPA across the South East region.

JPA Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

JPA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Oxfordshire - 8 £444 -
West Sussex -6 7 £510 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £450 - 1
Kent - 5 £400 -
Hampshire +5 4 £338 +3.84%
Berkshire +14 2 - -
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 South East region with a requirement for JPA.

1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 49 (90.74%) Spring
3 46 (85.19%) Hibernate
4 41 (75.93%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (74.07%) Oracle
6 28 (51.85%) JavaScript
7 27 (50.00%) XML
8 26 (48.15%) Scrum
8 26 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (46.30%) Git (software)
10 24 (44.44%) JIRA
11 23 (42.59%) Web Services
12 20 (37.04%) Unix
12 20 (37.04%) SOAP
12 20 (37.04%) Tomcat
12 20 (37.04%) Oracle Database
12 20 (37.04%) SDLC
13 19 (35.19%) SQL
13 19 (35.19%) JUnit
14 18 (33.33%) XSLT
15 17 (31.48%) Maven
15 17 (31.48%) REST
16 16 (29.63%) Subversion
17 14 (25.93%) RESTful
17 14 (25.93%) HTML
17 14 (25.93%) Linux
17 14 (25.93%) EJB
18 13 (24.07%) UML
18 13 (24.07%) JBoss
18 13 (24.07%) JMS

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 20 (37.04%) Tomcat
2 13 (24.07%) JBoss
3 11 (20.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (18.52%) WebLogic
5 8 (14.81%) Confluence
6 7 (12.96%) Jetty
7 4 (7.41%) Oracle Spatial
8 3 (5.56%) GlassFish
8 3 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) LDAP
1 3 (5.56%) SNMP
1 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.04%) Oracle Database
2 11 (20.37%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (18.52%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (18.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (18.52%) Oracle Database 12c
4 9 (16.67%) MySQL
5 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 6 (11.11%) SQLite
6 5 (9.26%) GIS
7 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
8 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (46.30%) Git (software)
2 24 (44.44%) JIRA
3 19 (35.19%) JUnit
4 17 (31.48%) Maven
5 16 (29.63%) Subversion
6 7 (12.96%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
7 6 (11.11%) Mockito
7 6 (11.11%) TestNG
8 5 (9.26%) Eclipse
9 4 (7.41%) Cucumber
9 4 (7.41%) Gradle
9 4 (7.41%) TeamCity
10 3 (5.56%) NetBeans
11 2 (3.70%) IntelliJ
12 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
12 1 (1.85%) Moq
12 1 (1.85%) NUnit
12 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
12 1 (1.85%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (94.44%) Developer
2 48 (88.89%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Integration Developer
5 6 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Digital Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Agile Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (5.56%) XML Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.85%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Java Applications Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Software Development Engineer
9 1 (1.85%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.85%) SQL Developer
9 1 (1.85%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (90.74%) Spring
2 46 (85.19%) Hibernate
3 27 (50.00%) XML
4 23 (42.59%) Web Services
5 20 (37.04%) SOAP
6 18 (33.33%) XSLT
7 17 (31.48%) REST
8 14 (25.93%) EJB
8 14 (25.93%) HTML
8 14 (25.93%) RESTful
9 13 (24.07%) JMS
10 12 (22.22%) JSP
10 12 (22.22%) XSD
11 11 (20.37%) CSS
11 11 (20.37%) Spring MVC
12 10 (18.52%) EclipseLink
12 10 (18.52%) EJB 3.0
13 9 (16.67%) J2EE
14 8 (14.81%) jQuery
14 8 (14.81%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
1 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Unix
2 14 (25.93%) Linux
3 3 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (75.93%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
2 26 (48.15%) Scrum
3 20 (37.04%) SDLC
4 13 (24.07%) UML
4 13 (24.07%) Web Development
5 12 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 12 (22.22%) MVC
5 12 (22.22%) TDD
6 11 (20.37%) SOA
7 10 (18.52%) OO
8 8 (14.81%) ETL
9 7 (12.96%) Automated Testing
9 7 (12.96%) Inversion of Control
9 7 (12.96%) Unit Testing
10 6 (11.11%) Process Improvement
11 4 (7.41%) Issue Tracking
11 4 (7.41%) User Stories
12 3 (5.56%) Network Management
12 3 (5.56%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (51.85%) JavaScript
3 19 (35.19%) SQL
4 11 (20.37%) PL/SQL
5 7 (12.96%) Python
6 3 (5.56%) C++
6 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.56%) Tcl
7 1 (1.85%) C#
7 1 (1.85%) Scala
7 1 (1.85%) XPath
7 1 (1.85%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) OCPJP
3 2 (3.70%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 40 (74.07%) Oracle
2 7 (12.96%) Talend
3 1 (1.85%) Luciad