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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 119 143 111
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -32
Contract jobs citing JPA 17 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.10% 0.099%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.15% 0.38% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
790 795 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.76% 26.91% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 556 309
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 £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 17 9
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +63.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.46 £15.80 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 27 May 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 - 11 £365 - 1
Bristol - 3 £413 - 2
Devon - 3 £413 -
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 47 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (95.74%) Hibernate
3 42 (89.36%) Web Services
4 30 (63.83%) Spring
5 29 (61.70%) XML
6 26 (55.32%) SQL
7 24 (51.06%) JUnit
7 24 (51.06%) MVC
7 24 (51.06%) Spring MVC
8 22 (46.81%) TDD
9 20 (42.55%) BDD
9 20 (42.55%) REST
10 19 (40.43%) Mule
11 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (38.30%) J2EE
12 17 (36.17%) SOAP
12 17 (36.17%) Finance
13 16 (34.04%) JSF
13 16 (34.04%) JAXB
13 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
14 15 (31.91%) EJB 3.0
14 15 (31.91%) DV Cleared
14 15 (31.91%) SoapUI
14 15 (31.91%) JBoss
14 15 (31.91%) Oracle
14 15 (31.91%) EJB
14 15 (31.91%) Maven
14 15 (31.91%) Scrum
15 12 (25.53%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (25.53%) JIRA

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 19 (40.43%) Mule
2 15 (31.91%) JBoss
3 8 (17.02%) Mule ESB
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) Jetty
4 1 (2.13%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 8 (17.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 24 (51.06%) JUnit
2 15 (31.91%) Maven
2 15 (31.91%) SoapUI
3 12 (25.53%) JIRA
4 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
5 7 (14.89%) TestNG
6 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.13%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (2.13%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (2.13%) Liquibase
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Manufacturing
2 8 (17.02%) Electronics
2 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
2 8 (17.02%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Military
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (89.36%) Developer
2 40 (85.11%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Senior Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Integration Specialist
4 4 (8.51%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) C++ Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Java Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) C++/Java Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Java Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (95.74%) Hibernate
2 42 (89.36%) Web Services
3 30 (63.83%) Spring
4 29 (61.70%) XML
5 24 (51.06%) Spring MVC
6 20 (42.55%) REST
7 18 (38.30%) J2EE
8 17 (36.17%) SOAP
9 16 (34.04%) JAXB
9 16 (34.04%) JSF
10 15 (31.91%) EJB
10 15 (31.91%) EJB 3.0
11 9 (19.15%) CSS
11 9 (19.15%) HTML
12 8 (17.02%) Apache Camel
13 7 (14.89%) JSON
14 6 (12.77%) CSS3
14 6 (12.77%) JAX-RS
15 5 (10.64%) KnockoutJS
16 4 (8.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) DTV
2 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) MVC
2 22 (46.81%) TDD
3 20 (42.55%) BDD
4 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (31.91%) Scrum
6 12 (25.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (23.40%) Integration Testing
8 10 (21.28%) E-Commerce
9 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (17.02%) Programme Management
9 8 (17.02%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (12.77%) Web Application Development
11 4 (8.51%) SDLC
12 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
12 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
12 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
12 3 (6.38%) Requirements Analysis
12 3 (6.38%) Workflow
13 2 (4.26%) UML
13 2 (4.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (55.32%) SQL
3 12 (25.53%) Python
4 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.51%) C++
6 3 (6.38%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.91%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Oracle
2 8 (17.02%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) Google