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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Persistence API (JPA)
England / South East
Rank 206 224 238
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +14
Contract jobs citing JPA 28 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.38% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.48% 1.44% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 10
Median daily rate £431 £406 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +23.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £333 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £424 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
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
1896 2226 2276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.91% 26.56% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 1449 1345
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 66 43
Median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.61% +55.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +5 7 £450 -2.70% 2
Kent - 6 £388 -
Berkshire +10 4 - -
Hampshire +7 4 £338 +3.84% 1
East Sussex +6 3 £300 -
West Sussex +4 2 £494 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £500 - 1
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 44 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (93.18%) Spring
3 38 (86.36%) Hibernate
4 29 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (61.36%) Oracle
6 25 (56.82%) JavaScript
7 23 (52.27%) JUnit
8 20 (45.45%) JIRA
8 20 (45.45%) Git (software)
9 18 (40.91%) Tomcat
10 17 (38.64%) XML
11 16 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (34.09%) HTML
12 15 (34.09%) Scrum
13 14 (31.82%) CSS
13 14 (31.82%) Web Services
14 13 (29.55%) Web Development
15 12 (27.27%) Unix
15 12 (27.27%) Linux
15 12 (27.27%) MVC
16 11 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
16 11 (25.00%) UML
16 11 (25.00%) SOAP
16 11 (25.00%) JBoss
16 11 (25.00%) Maven
16 11 (25.00%) Spring MVC
16 11 (25.00%) TDD
16 11 (25.00%) jQuery
16 11 (25.00%) RESTful
17 10 (22.73%) JSP

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 18 (40.91%) Tomcat
2 11 (25.00%) JBoss
3 7 (15.91%) Jetty
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle Spatial
5 3 (6.82%) GlassFish
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
6 2 (4.55%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) LDAP
1 3 (6.82%) SNMP
2 1 (2.27%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database
3 9 (20.45%) MySQL
4 6 (13.64%) SQLite
5 5 (11.36%) GIS
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (52.27%) JUnit
2 20 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 20 (45.45%) JIRA
3 11 (25.00%) Maven
4 8 (18.18%) Subversion
5 7 (15.91%) Mockito
6 6 (13.64%) Eclipse
6 6 (13.64%) Talend Open Studio
6 6 (13.64%) TestNG
7 5 (11.36%) Cucumber
7 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
8 4 (9.09%) GitLab
8 4 (9.09%) Gradle
8 4 (9.09%) TeamCity
9 3 (6.82%) NetBeans
10 2 (4.55%) IntelliJ
11 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
11 1 (2.27%) Moq
11 1 (2.27%) Toad
11 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (97.73%) Developer
2 40 (90.91%) Java Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Senior Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Integration Developer
5 6 (13.64%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Agile Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Scala Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Agile Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.27%) SOA Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.27%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (93.18%) Spring
2 38 (86.36%) Hibernate
3 17 (38.64%) XML
4 15 (34.09%) HTML
5 14 (31.82%) CSS
5 14 (31.82%) Web Services
6 11 (25.00%) jQuery
6 11 (25.00%) RESTful
6 11 (25.00%) SOAP
6 11 (25.00%) Spring MVC
7 10 (22.73%) AngularJS
7 10 (22.73%) JSP
8 9 (20.45%) XSLT
9 8 (18.18%) Apache Camel
9 8 (18.18%) Apache CXF
9 8 (18.18%) J2EE
9 8 (18.18%) REST
10 7 (15.91%) EJB
10 7 (15.91%) Spring Boot
10 7 (15.91%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Linux
1 12 (27.27%) Unix
2 3 (6.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (34.09%) Scrum
4 13 (29.55%) Web Development
5 12 (27.27%) MVC
6 11 (25.00%) TDD
6 11 (25.00%) UML
7 9 (20.45%) Integration Testing
8 8 (18.18%) OO
8 8 (18.18%) SDLC
9 7 (15.91%) ETL
10 6 (13.64%) Automated Testing
11 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
12 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
12 4 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
12 4 (9.09%) User Stories
13 3 (6.82%) Network Management
13 3 (6.82%) SOA
13 3 (6.82%) SysML
13 3 (6.82%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (56.82%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.73%) SQL
4 7 (15.91%) Python
5 3 (6.82%) C++
5 3 (6.82%) Tcl
6 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.27%) C#
7 1 (2.27%) Scala
7 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.27%) XPath
7 1 (2.27%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) OCPJP
3 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
Vendors
1 27 (61.36%) Oracle
2 6 (13.64%) Talend
3 1 (2.27%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) Luciad