The table below looks at the statistics for JPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 67 15 41
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +26
Contract jobs citing JPA 2 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.33% 5.24% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.93% 25.64% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Average daily rate
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£358 £200 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.97% -41.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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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 Tyne and Wear region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
215 39 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 35.07% 20.42% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 18 42
Average daily rate £370 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £355 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £13.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JPA across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JPA Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

JPA
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JPA across the Tyne and Wear region.

JPA Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JBoss
2 5 (71.43%) GIS
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) Maven
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) JMS
2 5 (71.43%) Eclipse
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) JUnit
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) Apache CXF
2 5 (71.43%) Hudson
3 4 (57.14%) Java EE
3 4 (57.14%) J2EE
4 3 (42.86%) Apache
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Release Management
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) EnterpriseDB
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) COBOL
5 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) VME

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 7 (100.00%) JBoss
2 3 (42.86%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) JUnit
1 5 (71.43%) Eclipse
1 5 (71.43%) Maven
1 5 (71.43%) Hudson
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) JMS
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
1 5 (71.43%) jQuery
1 5 (71.43%) Apache CXF
2 4 (57.14%) Java EE
2 4 (57.14%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) Java EE 5
4 1 (14.29%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) GIS
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Release Management
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) COBOL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) OCP
2 1 (14.29%) OCA
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (14.29%) OCAJ
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) EnterpriseDB