The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South West region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 128 121 140
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Contract jobs citing JPA 10 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.27% 0.70% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 7
Average daily rate £300 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +29.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £311
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +30.76%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
786 570 872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.69% 24.73% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 351 509
Average daily rate £325 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 35
Average hourly rate £45.00 £24.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.67% -2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.35 £15.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £45.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
JPA
England

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 1 £425 - 1
Bristol - - - -
Devon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (73.68%) Spring
3 11 (57.89%) UML
4 10 (52.63%) Hibernate
4 10 (52.63%) jQuery
5 9 (47.37%) HTML
5 9 (47.37%) XML
6 8 (42.11%) JSP
6 8 (42.11%) Linux
6 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (36.84%) XSD
8 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
8 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
8 6 (31.58%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (26.32%) EJB 3.0
9 5 (26.32%) EJB
9 5 (26.32%) JBoss
10 4 (21.05%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (21.05%) OO
10 4 (21.05%) JMS
10 4 (21.05%) J2EE
10 4 (21.05%) Clustering
10 4 (21.05%) Finance
10 4 (21.05%) Java EE
10 4 (21.05%) GWT
10 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
10 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
10 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
10 4 (21.05%) MongoDB

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.26%) GlassFish
1 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
1 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.79%) Big Data
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Maven
2 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) Ant
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) IntelliJ
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.26%) JSUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) Gerrit
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Java Developer
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Java Software Developer
3 3 (15.79%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) Spring
2 10 (52.63%) Hibernate
2 10 (52.63%) jQuery
3 9 (47.37%) HTML
3 9 (47.37%) XML
4 8 (42.11%) JSP
5 7 (36.84%) XSD
6 6 (31.58%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (26.32%) EJB 3.0
7 5 (26.32%) EJB
8 4 (21.05%) J2EE
8 4 (21.05%) JMS
8 4 (21.05%) GWT
8 4 (21.05%) Java EE
9 3 (15.79%) RESTful
10 2 (10.53%) Web Services
10 2 (10.53%) CSS
11 1 (5.26%) Swing
11 1 (5.26%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) UML
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (21.05%) OO
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) Web Development
5 1 (5.26%) OWASP
5 1 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.26%) BDD
5 1 (5.26%) ATDD
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) HQL
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) JBoss
2 3 (15.79%) Yantra
2 3 (15.79%) Greenplum
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle