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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank - 52 39
Contract jobs citing JPA 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.21% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.84% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £390 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
181 119 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.37% 24.95% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 80 62
Average daily rate £350 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Average hourly rate £145.00 £18.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+664.36% +5.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 21 October 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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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 - - - -
Newport - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
JPA
Wales

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 10 (100.00%) Spring
2 8 (80.00%) Maven
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) Ant
3 7 (70.00%) Web Services
4 6 (60.00%) UML
4 6 (60.00%) Spring Web Flow
4 6 (60.00%) Java EE
5 5 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
5 5 (50.00%) JSF
5 5 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (50.00%) XML
5 5 (50.00%) SOAP
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) J2EE
5 5 (50.00%) Eclipse
6 4 (40.00%) IBM
6 4 (40.00%) MVC
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle
6 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (40.00%) JUnit
6 4 (40.00%) HTML
6 4 (40.00%) Struts
6 4 (40.00%) CSS
6 4 (40.00%) Ajax
7 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (30.00%) Relational Database

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Maven
2 7 (70.00%) Ant
3 5 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 5 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
4 4 (40.00%) JUnit
5 2 (20.00%) JMeter
6 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
6 1 (10.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Java Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Development Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Java Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) J2EE Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Software Development Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 10 (100.00%) Spring
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 6 (60.00%) Java EE
3 6 (60.00%) Spring Web Flow
4 5 (50.00%) JSF
4 5 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) J2EE
4 5 (50.00%) SOAP
5 4 (40.00%) Struts
5 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) Ajax
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) JMS
6 3 (30.00%) XSLT
6 3 (30.00%) Spring Batch
6 3 (30.00%) PrimeFaces
7 2 (20.00%) XHTML
7 2 (20.00%) Facelets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Scrum
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) UML
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
4 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Mobile Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) OOD
5 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Use Case
5 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Coaching
6 1 (10.00%) Web Development
6 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
6 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) IBM