The table below looks at the statistics for JPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 110 134 122
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Contract jobs citing JPA 30 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.95% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.72% 1.24% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £300 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £359 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £42.50
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
806 806 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.65% 24.98% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 512 360
Average daily rate £363 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 9
Average hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +47.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.35 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

JPA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

JPA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

JPA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

JPA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Gloucestershire - 26 £400 - 4
Devon - 3 £413 -
Bristol - 1 £450 - 1
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 45 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (95.56%) Hibernate
3 39 (86.67%) Web Services
4 28 (62.22%) XML
5 27 (60.00%) Spring
6 24 (53.33%) JUnit
7 23 (51.11%) SQL
8 22 (48.89%) TDD
9 20 (44.44%) MVC
9 20 (44.44%) Spring MVC
9 20 (44.44%) BDD
9 20 (44.44%) REST
10 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (40.00%) J2EE
11 17 (37.78%) SOAP
12 16 (35.56%) JAXB
12 16 (35.56%) JSF
12 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
13 15 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
13 15 (33.33%) DV Cleared
13 15 (33.33%) Mule
13 15 (33.33%) SoapUI
13 15 (33.33%) Maven
13 15 (33.33%) Scrum
13 15 (33.33%) JBoss
13 15 (33.33%) Oracle
13 15 (33.33%) EJB
14 13 (28.89%) Finance
15 12 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (26.67%) JIRA

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (33.33%) Mule
1 15 (33.33%) JBoss
2 7 (15.56%) Mule ESB
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (2.22%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (4.44%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (4.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (53.33%) JUnit
2 15 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 15 (33.33%) Maven
3 12 (26.67%) JIRA
4 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (15.56%) TestNG
6 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.22%) Liquibase
6 1 (2.22%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Marketing
2 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.89%) Electronics
2 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Military
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (86.67%) Developer
2 37 (82.22%) Java Developer
3 4 (8.89%) Integration Specialist
3 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
3 4 (8.89%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (6.67%) C++ Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Java Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Java Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) C++/Java Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Java Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (2.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (95.56%) Hibernate
2 39 (86.67%) Web Services
3 28 (62.22%) XML
4 27 (60.00%) Spring
5 20 (44.44%) Spring MVC
5 20 (44.44%) REST
6 18 (40.00%) J2EE
7 17 (37.78%) SOAP
8 16 (35.56%) JAXB
8 16 (35.56%) JSF
9 15 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
9 15 (33.33%) EJB
10 9 (20.00%) CSS
10 9 (20.00%) HTML
11 7 (15.56%) Apache Camel
12 6 (13.33%) JAX-RS
12 6 (13.33%) CSS3
12 6 (13.33%) JSON
13 5 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
14 4 (8.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) DTV
2 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) TDD
2 20 (44.44%) MVC
2 20 (44.44%) BDD
3 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (33.33%) Scrum
5 12 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 7 (15.56%) Integration Testing
8 6 (13.33%) Web Application Development
9 4 (8.89%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.89%) Programme Management
10 3 (6.67%) Workflow
10 3 (6.67%) Software Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
11 2 (4.44%) UML
11 2 (4.44%) OO
12 1 (2.22%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (51.11%) SQL
3 12 (26.67%) Python
4 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.89%) C++
6 3 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
2 15 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) SAP
3 1 (2.22%) Google