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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 107 126 113
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Contract jobs citing JPA 36 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.16% 0.42% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.71% 1.58% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £348 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
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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
765 760 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.57% 26.31% 25.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 474 387
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 March 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 +15 33 £400 +29.03% 1
Bristol - 1 £450 - 1
Devon - 1 £400 -
Wiltshire - - - -
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 43 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (95.35%) Hibernate
3 39 (90.70%) Web Services
4 26 (60.47%) Spring
4 26 (60.47%) XML
5 23 (53.49%) JUnit
6 22 (51.16%) SQL
6 22 (51.16%) TDD
7 20 (46.51%) Spring MVC
7 20 (46.51%) MVC
7 20 (46.51%) BDD
8 18 (41.86%) REST
8 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (39.53%) J2EE
9 17 (39.53%) SOAP
10 16 (37.21%) Security Cleared
11 15 (34.88%) Mule
11 15 (34.88%) JSF
12 14 (32.56%) Maven
12 14 (32.56%) Scrum
12 14 (32.56%) JAXB
12 14 (32.56%) JBoss
12 14 (32.56%) Oracle
12 14 (32.56%) EJB
12 14 (32.56%) DV Cleared
12 14 (32.56%) EJB 3.0
12 14 (32.56%) SoapUI
13 13 (30.23%) Finance
14 10 (23.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (23.26%) JIRA

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (34.88%) Mule
2 14 (32.56%) JBoss
3 2 (4.65%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (2.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (4.65%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (53.49%) JUnit
2 14 (32.56%) Maven
2 14 (32.56%) SoapUI
3 10 (23.26%) JIRA
4 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
5 7 (16.28%) TestNG
6 2 (4.65%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (4.65%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.30%) Electronics
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Military
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (86.05%) Developer
2 35 (81.40%) Java Developer
3 4 (9.30%) C++ Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (9.30%) C++/Java Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Integration Specialist
3 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Java Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Java Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (95.35%) Hibernate
2 39 (90.70%) Web Services
3 26 (60.47%) XML
3 26 (60.47%) Spring
4 20 (46.51%) Spring MVC
5 18 (41.86%) REST
6 17 (39.53%) J2EE
6 17 (39.53%) SOAP
7 15 (34.88%) JSF
8 14 (32.56%) EJB
8 14 (32.56%) JAXB
8 14 (32.56%) EJB 3.0
9 9 (20.93%) CSS
9 9 (20.93%) HTML
10 8 (18.60%) Apache Camel
11 6 (13.95%) CSS3
12 5 (11.63%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (11.63%) JAX-RS
13 4 (9.30%) jQuery
13 4 (9.30%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) DTV
2 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) TDD
2 20 (46.51%) MVC
2 20 (46.51%) BDD
3 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (32.56%) Scrum
5 10 (23.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
7 7 (16.28%) Integration Testing
8 6 (13.95%) Web Application Development
9 4 (9.30%) Workflow
9 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
9 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (9.30%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
11 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
11 2 (4.65%) UML
11 2 (4.65%) OO
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (51.16%) SQL
3 10 (23.26%) Python
4 6 (13.95%) C++
5 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.30%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) Security Cleared
2 14 (32.56%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) SAP
3 2 (4.65%) Google