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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 126 148 132
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -16
Contract jobs citing JPA 14 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.091% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.69% 0.33% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 0
Median daily rate £415 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
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
826 897 775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.27% 27.11% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 607 481
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 64 11
Median hourly rate £23.28 £42.75 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.55% +15.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £30.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing JPA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon +8 9 £408 -
Gloucestershire +4 2 £450 +12.50% 2
Bristol - 1 £350 -
Dorset - 1 £400 - 1
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JPA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for JPA.

1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (94.44%) XML
2 17 (94.44%) JSON
3 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 11 (61.11%) SQL
4 11 (61.11%) Migration
4 11 (61.11%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (61.11%) Grails
4 11 (61.11%) Git (software)
4 11 (61.11%) RabbitMQ
4 11 (61.11%) Docker
5 10 (55.56%) Open Source
6 9 (50.00%) Finance
7 8 (44.44%) NHS
8 7 (38.89%) Spring
8 7 (38.89%) Maven
9 6 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (33.33%) Spring MVC
9 6 (33.33%) Mule
9 6 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (33.33%) Integration Testing
9 6 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (33.33%) Marketing
9 6 (33.33%) Apache Camel
9 6 (33.33%) Manufacturing
9 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
9 6 (33.33%) Programme Management
9 6 (33.33%) MVC

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) Mule
2 4 (22.22%) Mule ESB
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Liferay
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (38.89%) Maven
3 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Electronics
2 6 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 6 (33.33%) Marketing
2 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Java Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Integration Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Developer
5 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
7 1 (5.56%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Open Source Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) JSON
1 17 (94.44%) XML
2 11 (61.11%) Grails
2 11 (61.11%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (38.89%) Spring
4 6 (33.33%) Apache Camel
4 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 6 (33.33%) Spring MVC
5 4 (22.22%) Spring Integration
6 3 (16.67%) .NET
7 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.56%) CSS
7 1 (5.56%) HTML
7 1 (5.56%) J2EE
7 1 (5.56%) jQuery
7 1 (5.56%) JSP
7 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (5.56%) Web Services
7 1 (5.56%) XHTML
7 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Migration
2 10 (55.56%) Open Source
3 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 6 (33.33%) MVC
3 6 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source Development
5 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (61.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) SAP