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 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 252 256 242
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing JPA 18 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 0.48% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 5
Median daily rate £500 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £333 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
2416 2282 2189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.10% 22.99% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1588 1389 1274
Median daily rate £375 £350 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 40 49
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.00 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hampshire +7 9 £375 +13.91% 1
Oxfordshire - 7 £513 -
Surrey -11 1 £330 +1.53% 1
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 50 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (86.00%) Oracle
3 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (68.00%) XML
4 32 (64.00%) Spring
5 31 (62.00%) SOAP
6 30 (60.00%) Web Services
7 29 (58.00%) SQL
8 28 (56.00%) Maven
9 26 (52.00%) JavaScript
10 25 (50.00%) JSF
11 24 (48.00%) Hibernate
11 24 (48.00%) HTML
12 22 (44.00%) EJB
12 22 (44.00%) UML
12 22 (44.00%) JMS
12 22 (44.00%) Java EE
13 21 (42.00%) CSS
14 20 (40.00%) Unix
14 20 (40.00%) Oracle Database
15 19 (38.00%) Ant
16 18 (36.00%) PL/SQL
16 18 (36.00%) Subversion
17 17 (34.00%) WebLogic
18 16 (32.00%) JBoss
18 16 (32.00%) Toad
18 16 (32.00%) JIRA
19 15 (30.00%) Java SE
19 15 (30.00%) Finance
20 13 (26.00%) JUnit

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 17 (34.00%) WebLogic
2 16 (32.00%) JBoss
3 11 (22.00%) Tomcat
4 8 (16.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 8 (16.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.00%) Alfresco
5 2 (4.00%) Apache
5 2 (4.00%) GlassFish
5 2 (4.00%) Jetty
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.00%) Node.js
6 1 (2.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (18.00%) OpenText Process Suite
2 2 (4.00%) BigMachines
2 2 (4.00%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) DVB
1 2 (4.00%) HTTP
1 2 (4.00%) LDAP
1 2 (4.00%) SNMP
2 1 (2.00%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (22.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (12.00%) MySQL
4 4 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.00%) SQLite
6 1 (2.00%) DB2
6 1 (2.00%) JasperReports
6 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (56.00%) Maven
2 19 (38.00%) Ant
3 18 (36.00%) Subversion
4 16 (32.00%) JIRA
4 16 (32.00%) Toad
5 13 (26.00%) JUnit
6 11 (22.00%) Eclipse
7 10 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 8 (16.00%) Cucumber
8 8 (16.00%) Gradle
8 8 (16.00%) Talend Open Studio
9 7 (14.00%) CruiseControl
10 6 (12.00%) Mockito
11 3 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
11 3 (6.00%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (6.00%) Selenium
12 2 (4.00%) JMeter
12 2 (4.00%) NetBeans
12 2 (4.00%) TestNG
General
1 15 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Publishing
3 1 (2.00%) Military
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (90.00%) Developer
2 39 (78.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (22.00%) Senior Developer
3 11 (22.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Integration Developer
4 7 (14.00%) J2EE Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Java Applications Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Java Programmer
5 5 (10.00%) Programmer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Java Programmer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Programmer
6 4 (8.00%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Java Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Agile Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Java Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (68.00%) XML
2 32 (64.00%) Spring
3 31 (62.00%) SOAP
4 30 (60.00%) Web Services
5 25 (50.00%) JSF
6 24 (48.00%) Hibernate
6 24 (48.00%) HTML
7 22 (44.00%) EJB
7 22 (44.00%) Java EE
7 22 (44.00%) JMS
8 21 (42.00%) CSS
9 15 (30.00%) Java SE
10 13 (26.00%) RESTful
11 10 (20.00%) Apache Camel
11 10 (20.00%) J2EE
11 10 (20.00%) JRules
12 9 (18.00%) XML Schema
13 8 (16.00%) Apache CXF
13 8 (16.00%) RabbitMQ
14 7 (14.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) Unix
2 5 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.00%) UML
3 13 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (22.00%) Waterfall
5 9 (18.00%) Process Management
5 9 (18.00%) SOA
5 9 (18.00%) Web Development
6 8 (16.00%) ETL
6 8 (16.00%) Integration Testing
6 8 (16.00%) Migration
7 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (14.00%) TDD
8 6 (12.00%) Microservices
8 6 (12.00%) MVC
8 6 (12.00%) Scrum
8 6 (12.00%) SDLC
9 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.00%) Automated Testing
11 3 (6.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (58.00%) SQL
3 26 (52.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (36.00%) PL/SQL
5 11 (22.00%) Python
6 10 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 10 (20.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 9 (18.00%) Jython
8 3 (6.00%) Apex Code
9 2 (4.00%) C
9 2 (4.00%) C++
9 2 (4.00%) Groovy
9 2 (4.00%) PHP
9 2 (4.00%) Tcl
9 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 43 (86.00%) Oracle
2 8 (16.00%) Talend
3 7 (14.00%) Adobe
4 4 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.00%) Siebel
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco