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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 122 124 123
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing JPA 22 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.74% 0.78% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.68% 3.23% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 6
Average daily rate £388 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £380 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
820 774 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.53% 24.01% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 511 381
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 21
Average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -3.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £32.00 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JPA across the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

JPA Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol +10 11 £375 -16.66% 4
Gloucestershire -4 6 £415 +3.75% 3
Wiltshire - 4 £330 - 5
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 27 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (96.30%) JavaScript
2 26 (96.30%) Spring
3 23 (85.19%) HTML
4 21 (77.78%) CSS
5 19 (70.37%) JSP
6 18 (66.67%) Web Services
6 18 (66.67%) Hibernate
6 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (62.96%) Tomcat
8 16 (59.26%) SQL
9 14 (51.85%) Eclipse
10 11 (40.74%) Scrum
10 11 (40.74%) XML
10 11 (40.74%) JSF
10 11 (40.74%) Java EE
11 10 (37.04%) Maven
11 10 (37.04%) Finance
12 8 (29.63%) MVC
12 8 (29.63%) Struts
12 8 (29.63%) RDBMS
12 8 (29.63%) IBM
12 8 (29.63%) UML
12 8 (29.63%) JUnit
12 8 (29.63%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (29.63%) Ajax
12 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
12 8 (29.63%) Spring MVC
12 8 (29.63%) RichFaces
12 8 (29.63%) High Availability

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (62.96%) Tomcat
2 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
2 8 (29.63%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (22.22%) Apache
4 2 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.70%) Alfresco
5 1 (3.70%) Liferay
5 1 (3.70%) Sakai Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) RDBMS
1 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
3 4 (14.81%) MySQL
4 3 (11.11%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Eclipse
2 10 (37.04%) Maven
3 8 (29.63%) JUnit
4 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.41%) Mockito
4 2 (7.41%) Selenium
4 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
2 24 (88.89%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Java Web Applications Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Portal Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (96.30%) Spring
2 23 (85.19%) HTML
3 21 (77.78%) CSS
4 19 (70.37%) JSP
5 18 (66.67%) Hibernate
5 18 (66.67%) Web Services
6 11 (40.74%) Java EE
6 11 (40.74%) JSF
6 11 (40.74%) XML
7 8 (29.63%) Ajax
7 8 (29.63%) Apache Camel
7 8 (29.63%) RichFaces
7 8 (29.63%) Spring MVC
7 8 (29.63%) Struts
8 7 (25.93%) J2EE
8 7 (25.93%) jQuery
8 7 (25.93%) Spring Web Flow
9 6 (22.22%) JAX-WS
9 6 (22.22%) SOAP
9 6 (22.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) VLE
2 1 (3.70%) DTV
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Android
1 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Scrum
3 8 (29.63%) High Availability
3 8 (29.63%) MVC
3 8 (29.63%) SDLC
3 8 (29.63%) UML
4 7 (25.93%) TDD
5 5 (18.52%) Software Delivery
5 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
6 4 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (14.81%) Web Development
7 3 (11.11%) AOP
7 3 (11.11%) Open Source
8 2 (7.41%) API Integration
8 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
8 2 (7.41%) BDD
8 2 (7.41%) Kanban
8 2 (7.41%) Web Application Development
9 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (96.30%) JavaScript
3 16 (59.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) IBM
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Blackboard