The table below looks at the statistics for JPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 60 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JPA 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.73% - 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.40% - 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £380 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
JPA
Wales

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
167 138 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.36% 26.80% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 105 44
Average daily rate £370 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £283 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £66.00 £22.50 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% -88.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JPA across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JPA Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

JPA
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JPA across the South Wales region.

JPA Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

JPA
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cardiff - 4 - -
JPA
Wales

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 23 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (95.65%) Spring
3 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (65.22%) SOAP
5 14 (60.87%) REST
6 12 (52.17%) Web Services
6 12 (52.17%) JSF
7 11 (47.83%) Maven
7 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
7 11 (47.83%) Finance
7 11 (47.83%) Hibernate
7 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
7 11 (47.83%) J2EE
7 11 (47.83%) Ant
7 11 (47.83%) HTML
7 11 (47.83%) Jenkins
7 11 (47.83%) Atlassian
7 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (39.13%) Eclipse
8 9 (39.13%) SQL
9 8 (34.78%) XML
9 8 (34.78%) XHTML
9 8 (34.78%) CSS
9 8 (34.78%) Ajax
9 8 (34.78%) PrimeFaces
9 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
9 8 (34.78%) Facelets
10 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (30.43%) Use Case

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (30.43%) WebLogic
2 5 (21.74%) JBoss
2 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
3 3 (13.04%) Confluence
3 3 (13.04%) FileNet
3 3 (13.04%) IIS
3 3 (13.04%) LiveCycle
4 2 (8.70%) Liferay
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
2 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
3 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Ant
1 11 (47.83%) Jenkins
1 11 (47.83%) Maven
2 9 (39.13%) Eclipse
3 3 (13.04%) DbUnit
3 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.04%) Hudson
3 3 (13.04%) JIRA
3 3 (13.04%) JUnit
3 3 (13.04%) Selenium
3 3 (13.04%) Spock
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (13.04%) Subversion
3 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.70%) IntelliJ
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
1 22 (95.65%) Java Developer
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Identity Management Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Management Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) Spring
2 15 (65.22%) SOAP
3 14 (60.87%) REST
4 12 (52.17%) JSF
4 12 (52.17%) Web Services
5 11 (47.83%) Hibernate
5 11 (47.83%) HTML
5 11 (47.83%) J2EE
6 8 (34.78%) Ajax
6 8 (34.78%) CSS
6 8 (34.78%) Facelets
6 8 (34.78%) PrimeFaces
6 8 (34.78%) XHTML
6 8 (34.78%) XML
7 4 (17.39%) Spring Batch
7 4 (17.39%) XSLT
8 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
8 3 (13.04%) Dojo
8 3 (13.04%) JRules
8 3 (13.04%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
3 7 (30.43%) Coaching
3 7 (30.43%) OOA/OOD
3 7 (30.43%) OOD
3 7 (30.43%) Scrum
3 7 (30.43%) UML
3 7 (30.43%) Use Case
4 3 (13.04%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (13.04%) Document Management
4 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.04%) SOA
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) Microservices
5 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) PL/SQL
5 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) BC Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Atlassian
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle
3 6 (26.09%) IBM
4 3 (13.04%) Adobe
4 3 (13.04%) ILOG
4 3 (13.04%) Kofax
4 3 (13.04%) Splunk