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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 230 224 202
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -22
Contract jobs citing JPA 24 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.083% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.03% 0.34% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -12.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £318 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £358 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £310 £385
% change year-on-year
+25.80% -19.48%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2324 2064 1841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.17% 24.50% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1366 1126 1017
Average daily rate £355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 65 92
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.55 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Hampshire -6 16 £400 - 1
East Sussex - 8 £300 - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 41 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (87.80%) Spring
3 31 (75.61%) Hibernate
4 27 (65.85%) Web Services
5 26 (63.41%) JUnit
5 26 (63.41%) CSS
5 26 (63.41%) JavaScript
5 26 (63.41%) MVC
6 25 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (58.54%) Maven
7 24 (58.54%) Spring MVC
8 23 (56.10%) Selenium
8 23 (56.10%) Mockito
8 23 (56.10%) BDD
8 23 (56.10%) TDD
9 21 (51.22%) Cucumber
9 21 (51.22%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (51.22%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (51.22%) Jenkins
10 19 (46.34%) Scrum
11 18 (43.90%) Web Development
12 17 (41.46%) Ajax
12 17 (41.46%) Vagrant
12 17 (41.46%) VirtualBox
13 16 (39.02%) Kanban
13 16 (39.02%) JSON
13 16 (39.02%) RESTful
14 15 (36.59%) Linux
14 15 (36.59%) Tomcat
15 14 (34.15%) Amazon S3

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 15 (36.59%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.32%) Jetty
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.44%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 21 (51.22%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (34.15%) Amazon S3
2 14 (34.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) IPv4
2 2 (4.88%) IPv6
2 2 (4.88%) VoIP
2 2 (4.88%) DNS
2 2 (4.88%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) Hazelcast
2 4 (9.76%) MySQL
2 4 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (63.41%) JUnit
2 24 (58.54%) Maven
3 23 (56.10%) Selenium
3 23 (56.10%) Mockito
4 21 (51.22%) Cucumber
4 21 (51.22%) Jenkins
5 9 (21.95%) RSpec
6 6 (14.63%) Subversion
6 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
7 5 (12.20%) Eclipse
8 3 (7.32%) JIRA
9 2 (4.88%) TestNG
10 1 (2.44%) Ant
General
1 5 (12.20%) Publishing
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (95.12%) Developer
2 38 (92.68%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
4 2 (4.88%) Java Web Developer
4 2 (4.88%) Development Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Junior Developer
5 1 (2.44%) Junior Java Developer
5 1 (2.44%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.44%) Junior
5 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (87.80%) Spring
2 31 (75.61%) Hibernate
3 27 (65.85%) Web Services
4 26 (63.41%) CSS
5 24 (58.54%) Spring MVC
6 17 (41.46%) Ajax
7 16 (39.02%) JSON
7 16 (39.02%) RESTful
8 12 (29.27%) HTML
9 9 (21.95%) XML
10 8 (19.51%) PostGIS
11 7 (17.07%) REST
11 7 (17.07%) SOAP
12 6 (14.63%) JTS
12 6 (14.63%) XSLT
13 5 (12.20%) JSF
13 5 (12.20%) Servlets
14 4 (9.76%) XHTML
14 4 (9.76%) J2EE
14 4 (9.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Open Source
2 3 (7.32%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (7.32%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) CentOS
3 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) MVC
2 25 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (56.10%) BDD
3 23 (56.10%) TDD
4 21 (51.22%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (46.34%) Scrum
6 18 (43.90%) Web Development
7 16 (39.02%) Kanban
8 9 (21.95%) Test Automation
9 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Integration Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (7.32%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (7.32%) Project Management
10 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
10 3 (7.32%) OO
11 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
11 2 (4.88%) Software Architecture
12 1 (2.44%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (63.41%) JavaScript
3 10 (24.39%) SQL
4 4 (9.76%) XQuery
4 4 (9.76%) XPath
5 3 (7.32%) Perl
6 2 (4.88%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) Groovy
7 1 (2.44%) Scala
7 1 (2.44%) JPQL
7 1 (2.44%) HQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
System Software
1 17 (41.46%) VirtualBox
2 12 (29.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (41.46%) Vagrant
2 14 (34.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) Juniper
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco
2 2 (4.88%) VMware
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat