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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 137 109 115
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +6
Contract jobs citing JPA 7 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.27% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 1.10% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 9
Average daily rate
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£575 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £318 £363
% change year-on-year
+33.85% -12.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 -
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
822 547 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.52% 24.41% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 385 386
Average daily rate £350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 34
Average hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £15.50 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.84 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 28 November 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
Devon - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 1
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (71.43%) Hibernate
3 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (61.90%) J2EE
4 13 (61.90%) Oracle
4 13 (61.90%) XML
4 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
5 12 (57.14%) DV Cleared
5 12 (57.14%) JBoss
6 11 (52.38%) EJB
6 11 (52.38%) EJB 3.0
7 10 (47.62%) jQuery
7 10 (47.62%) SQL
8 9 (42.86%) Web Services
9 8 (38.10%) C++
9 8 (38.10%) JUnit
9 8 (38.10%) Spring
9 8 (38.10%) JSF
10 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
10 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
10 7 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (33.33%) JAX-RS
10 7 (33.33%) SoapUI
10 7 (33.33%) PrimeFaces
10 7 (33.33%) HTML
10 7 (33.33%) C
10 7 (33.33%) JAXB
10 7 (33.33%) Scrum
10 7 (33.33%) Workflow
11 6 (28.57%) MVC

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 12 (57.14%) JBoss
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (4.76%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
2 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
2 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (4.76%) TKPROF
3 1 (4.76%) OLTP
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) JUnit
2 7 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 6 (28.57%) Maven
4 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
5 4 (19.05%) Gerrit
6 2 (9.52%) Subversion
7 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
7 1 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (4.76%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
7 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 19 (90.48%) Java Developer
3 7 (33.33%) C++/Java Developer
3 7 (33.33%) C++ Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) Hibernate
2 13 (61.90%) J2EE
2 13 (61.90%) XML
3 11 (52.38%) EJB
3 11 (52.38%) EJB 3.0
4 10 (47.62%) jQuery
5 9 (42.86%) Web Services
6 8 (38.10%) Spring
6 8 (38.10%) JSF
7 7 (33.33%) JAX-RS
7 7 (33.33%) PrimeFaces
7 7 (33.33%) HTML
7 7 (33.33%) JAXB
8 6 (28.57%) JSP
8 6 (28.57%) XSD
8 6 (28.57%) REST
8 6 (28.57%) Spring MVC
9 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
10 4 (19.05%) JMS
10 4 (19.05%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Clustering
1 4 (19.05%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) W3C
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (33.33%) Scrum
2 7 (33.33%) Workflow
3 6 (28.57%) MVC
3 6 (28.57%) UML
4 5 (23.81%) OO
5 3 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) OOD
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (4.76%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (4.76%) BPEL
7 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.76%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) C++
4 7 (33.33%) C
5 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.76%) XPath
6 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Data Guard
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) Jaspersoft