The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 233 218 225
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing JPA 11 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.85% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £323 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.45%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2213 2113 2203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.04% 24.93% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1243 1141 1144
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 68 75
Average hourly rate £33.75 £37.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £20.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
JPA
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -9 8 £375 +7.14% 1
Kent - 3 £375 - 3
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (68.18%) Oracle
3 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 13 (59.09%) CSS
4 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 12 (54.55%) Maven
5 11 (50.00%) Spring
5 11 (50.00%) HTML
6 10 (45.45%) Hibernate
7 9 (40.91%) Web Services
7 9 (40.91%) UML
8 8 (36.36%) OOD
8 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (31.82%) Web Development
9 7 (31.82%) Scrum
9 7 (31.82%) Tomcat
9 7 (31.82%) PL/SQL
9 7 (31.82%) JUnit
9 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
9 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database
10 6 (27.27%) Ant
10 6 (27.27%) J2EE
10 6 (27.27%) JSP
10 6 (27.27%) Apache
10 6 (27.27%) Toad
10 6 (27.27%) Ajax
10 6 (27.27%) JSF
10 6 (27.27%) Java EE
10 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (31.82%) Tomcat
2 6 (27.27%) Apache
3 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
4 3 (13.64%) Node.js
5 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
6 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (4.55%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon S3
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Internet
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) HTTPS
2 3 (13.64%) SAN
3 2 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
3 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
4 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
4 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
5 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.55%) Hazelcast
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Maven
2 7 (31.82%) JUnit
2 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
3 6 (27.27%) Ant
3 6 (27.27%) Toad
4 5 (22.73%) Selenium
4 5 (22.73%) Mockito
4 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
5 4 (18.18%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (18.18%) RSpec
6 3 (13.64%) JIRA
6 3 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (13.64%) LoadRunner
6 3 (13.64%) Grunt
7 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
8 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Dutch Language
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Developer
3 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) CSS
2 11 (50.00%) HTML
2 11 (50.00%) Spring
3 10 (45.45%) Hibernate
4 9 (40.91%) Web Services
5 6 (27.27%) J2EE
5 6 (27.27%) JSP
5 6 (27.27%) JSF
5 6 (27.27%) Ajax
5 6 (27.27%) Java EE
6 5 (22.73%) JSON
6 5 (22.73%) Spring MVC
6 5 (22.73%) PrimeFaces
6 5 (22.73%) RESTful
6 5 (22.73%) Servlets
6 5 (22.73%) JDBC
7 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 4 (18.18%) .NET
7 4 (18.18%) XML
7 4 (18.18%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Open Source
2 3 (13.64%) Linked Data
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000
2 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (13.64%) CentOS
2 3 (13.64%) UNIX
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) UML
2 8 (36.36%) OOD
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (31.82%) Scrum
3 7 (31.82%) Web Development
4 5 (22.73%) Use Case
4 5 (22.73%) TDD
4 5 (22.73%) MVC
4 5 (22.73%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
5 4 (18.18%) Kanban
6 3 (13.64%) Performance Engineering
6 3 (13.64%) OO
6 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) CRM
7 2 (9.09%) BDD
8 1 (4.55%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 7 (31.82%) PL/SQL
5 4 (18.18%) C#
5 4 (18.18%) VB
6 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.55%) VBA
6 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (13.64%) OCPJP
2 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) VirtualBox
2 3 (13.64%) vCloud
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Vagrant
2 4 (18.18%) Puppet
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) EMC
2 4 (18.18%) Talend
3 3 (13.64%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
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