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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 246 239 177
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -62
Contract jobs citing JPA 13 14 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.14% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 0.62% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 45
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£325 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -9.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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
2355 2241 2017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.40% 23.16% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1424 1295 1042
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 50 133
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015. 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
Surrey +10 8 £325 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £325 -
Hampshire -21 2 £329 +3.54%
Berkshire - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 38 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (97.37%) Spring
3 35 (92.11%) Hibernate
4 29 (76.32%) Web Services
5 23 (60.53%) JUnit
6 21 (55.26%) Tomcat
6 21 (55.26%) JSON
6 21 (55.26%) RESTful
7 19 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 19 (50.00%) CSS
7 19 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 19 (50.00%) MVC
7 19 (50.00%) TDD
7 19 (50.00%) Maven
8 18 (47.37%) Mockito
8 18 (47.37%) BDD
8 18 (47.37%) Selenium
8 18 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (44.74%) Spring MVC
9 17 (44.74%) Scrum
10 16 (42.11%) Web Development
10 16 (42.11%) Cucumber
11 14 (36.84%) Kanban
11 14 (36.84%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (36.84%) SQL
12 13 (34.21%) Linux
13 12 (31.58%) SOAP
13 12 (31.58%) Ajax

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 21 (55.26%) Tomcat
2 8 (21.05%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.89%) Jetty
4 2 (5.26%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.63%) JBoss
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 14 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (36.84%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (18.42%) Amazon S3
2 7 (18.42%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (18.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 7 (18.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) Internet
2 3 (7.89%) HTTP
3 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Hazelcast
2 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.26%) MySQL
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (60.53%) JUnit
2 19 (50.00%) Maven
2 19 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 18 (47.37%) Selenium
3 18 (47.37%) Mockito
4 16 (42.11%) Cucumber
5 7 (18.42%) RSpec
6 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
6 5 (13.16%) Subversion
7 4 (10.53%) Ant
8 2 (5.26%) TestNG
9 1 (2.63%) Hudson
General
1 3 (7.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (97.37%) Developer
2 34 (89.47%) Java Developer
3 8 (21.05%) PL/SQL Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Java Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (97.37%) Spring
2 35 (92.11%) Hibernate
3 29 (76.32%) Web Services
4 21 (55.26%) JSON
4 21 (55.26%) RESTful
5 19 (50.00%) CSS
6 17 (44.74%) Spring MVC
7 12 (31.58%) Ajax
7 12 (31.58%) SOAP
8 10 (26.32%) HTML
9 9 (23.68%) JSF
10 8 (21.05%) ICEfaces
10 8 (21.05%) Servlets
11 7 (18.42%) PostGIS
11 7 (18.42%) XML
12 5 (13.16%) JTS
13 4 (10.53%) XSLT
13 4 (10.53%) JMS
13 4 (10.53%) REST
14 3 (7.89%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Open Source
2 3 (7.89%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (7.89%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) CentOS
2 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) MVC
1 19 (50.00%) TDD
2 18 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (47.37%) BDD
3 17 (44.74%) Scrum
3 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (42.11%) Web Development
5 14 (36.84%) Kanban
6 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
7 7 (18.42%) OO
7 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
8 4 (10.53%) Automated Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Project Management
9 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
9 3 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (5.26%) Software Architecture
10 2 (5.26%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (36.84%) SQL
4 9 (23.68%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.53%) XQuery
5 4 (10.53%) XPath
6 1 (2.63%) Groovy
6 1 (2.63%) Scala
6 1 (2.63%) JPQL
6 1 (2.63%) HQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) VirtualBox
2 7 (18.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) Puppet
1 12 (31.58%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Red Hat