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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 232 215 229
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Contract jobs citing JPA 16 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 0.75% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 16
Average daily rate
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£333 £375 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £323 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £343
% change year-on-year
- +9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.95%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2318 2260 2325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.95% 25.84% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1316 1268 1192
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 62 79
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.06 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JPA across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Hampshire -11 11 £365 +4.28% 1
Kent - 5 £213 -
Surrey - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 28 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (71.43%) CSS
3 19 (67.86%) JavaScript
4 18 (64.29%) Maven
5 17 (60.71%) Oracle
6 16 (57.14%) SQL
6 16 (57.14%) Hibernate
7 15 (53.57%) HTML
7 15 (53.57%) Web Services
8 14 (50.00%) Spring
9 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (35.71%) JSF
10 10 (35.71%) J2EE
10 10 (35.71%) JUnit
10 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
10 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database
11 9 (32.14%) PrimeFaces
11 9 (32.14%) UML
11 9 (32.14%) Ajax
12 8 (28.57%) TDD
12 8 (28.57%) JSON
12 8 (28.57%) Spring MVC
12 8 (28.57%) Selenium
12 8 (28.57%) RESTful
12 8 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (28.57%) Amazon S3
12 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (28.57%) MVC
12 8 (28.57%) OOD

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (21.43%) Apache
3 5 (17.86%) WebLogic
4 3 (10.71%) Node.js
5 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (3.57%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (28.57%) Amazon S3
1 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Internet
2 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) HTTPS
2 3 (10.71%) SAN
3 2 (7.14%) DNS
3 2 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
3 5 (17.86%) RDBMS
4 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
4 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.57%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 18 (64.29%) Maven
2 10 (35.71%) JUnit
2 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
3 8 (28.57%) Mockito
3 8 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 8 (28.57%) Selenium
4 6 (21.43%) Ant
4 6 (21.43%) JIRA
4 6 (21.43%) Toad
5 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
6 4 (14.29%) RSpec
6 4 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
7 3 (10.71%) Grunt
7 3 (10.71%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (10.71%) LoadRunner
7 3 (10.71%) Subversion
8 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Developer
2 15 (53.57%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Testing Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Test Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Testing Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) CSS
2 16 (57.14%) Hibernate
3 15 (53.57%) HTML
3 15 (53.57%) Web Services
4 14 (50.00%) Spring
5 10 (35.71%) JSF
5 10 (35.71%) J2EE
6 9 (32.14%) Ajax
6 9 (32.14%) PrimeFaces
7 8 (28.57%) RESTful
7 8 (28.57%) JSON
7 8 (28.57%) Spring MVC
8 7 (25.00%) XML
9 6 (21.43%) JSP
9 6 (21.43%) jQuery
9 6 (21.43%) Java EE
10 5 (17.86%) Servlets
10 5 (17.86%) JDBC
11 4 (14.29%) SOAP
11 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Open Source
2 3 (10.71%) Linked Data
2 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000
2 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.71%) CentOS
2 3 (10.71%) UNIX
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (32.14%) UML
3 8 (28.57%) TDD
3 8 (28.57%) OOD
3 8 (28.57%) MVC
4 7 (25.00%) Scrum
4 7 (25.00%) Web Development
5 5 (17.86%) Use Case
5 5 (17.86%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
5 5 (17.86%) BDD
6 4 (14.29%) Kanban
7 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (10.71%) OO
7 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (67.86%) JavaScript
3 16 (57.14%) SQL
4 7 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (14.29%) C#
5 4 (14.29%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) VBA
6 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (10.71%) OCPJP
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) VirtualBox
2 5 (17.86%) Docker
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Vagrant
2 4 (14.29%) Puppet
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) EMC
2 4 (14.29%) Talend
3 3 (10.71%) HP
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.57%) IBM