The table below looks at the statistics for JPA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 475 456 435
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -21
Contract jobs citing JPA 131 123 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 0.81% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 76 84
Average daily rate
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£409 £446 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.40% +12.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £575 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £343
% change year-on-year
- +9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 11
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.95%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15698 15095 15547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.76% 28.64% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9962 9698 9555
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 265 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

JPA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JPA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JPA within the UK.

JPA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JPA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JPA within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

JPA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

JPA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JPA within the UK.

JPA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

JPA
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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
England -22 108 £404 -10.27% 32
London -16 41 £450 -10.44% 12
East of England -12 18 £448 -
Essex +8 16 £448 -
South East -17 16 £333 -11.33% 3
South West -27 14 - - 5
Scotland -6 13 £425 +13.33% 4
Edinburgh -1 11 £425 +9.67% 2
Hampshire -11 11 £365 +4.28% 1
West Yorkshire +10 8 £395 +16.17% 2
Yorkshire +9 8 £395 +16.17% 7
Gloucestershire -13 8 - -
Wales - 6 £300 - 3
South Wales - 6 £300 - 2
North West - 5 £325 - 4
Leeds - 5 - - 1
Kent - 5 £213 -
Manchester - 5 £325 - 4
Swindon - 4 - -
Wiltshire - 4 - - 1
City of London 0 3 £425 -5.55% 2
Newport - 3 £350 -
Cardiff - 3 £250 - 2
Chelmsford - 2 £225 -
Birmingham - 1 £313 -
Gloucester - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £313 -
Westminster - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Southwark - - - -

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 267 (98.89%) Java
2 199 (73.70%) Hibernate
3 189 (70.00%) Spring
4 136 (50.37%) Oracle
5 133 (49.26%) Web Services
6 124 (45.93%) Maven
7 99 (36.67%) SQL
7 99 (36.67%) J2EE
8 96 (35.56%) HTML
9 92 (34.07%) Java EE
10 88 (32.59%) MVC
11 86 (31.85%) JavaScript
12 82 (30.37%) JBoss
13 79 (29.26%) JUnit
14 78 (28.89%) UML
15 76 (28.15%) jQuery
16 75 (27.78%) Scrum
17 70 (25.93%) XML
17 70 (25.93%) CSS
18 63 (23.33%) JSF
18 63 (23.33%) Spring MVC
19 62 (22.96%) JMS
20 61 (22.59%) Finance
20 61 (22.59%) Agile Software Development
21 57 (21.11%) OO
22 55 (20.37%) Relational Database
23 52 (19.26%) Apache CXF
23 52 (19.26%) JSP
23 52 (19.26%) SOAP
24 50 (18.52%) TDD

JPA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 45 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 39 (14.44%) Apache
3 34 (12.59%) Tomcat
4 12 (4.44%) Confluence
5 11 (4.07%) WebSphere
6 10 (3.70%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.85%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (1.85%) AquaLogic
7 5 (1.85%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (1.85%) Node.js
7 5 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.48%) IIS
8 4 (1.48%) GlassFish
8 4 (1.48%) Apache ServiceMix
8 4 (1.48%) Mule
9 3 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.74%) CMS
11 1 (0.37%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.37%) Documentum
11 1 (0.37%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (1.48%) MS Office
1 4 (1.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (7.78%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (2.96%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.04%) LDAP
2 13 (4.81%) HTTP
3 9 (3.33%) HTTPS
3 9 (3.33%) Internet
4 6 (2.22%) SSH
5 3 (1.11%) SAN
5 3 (1.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.74%) DNS
6 2 (0.74%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (20.37%) Relational Database
2 36 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 25 (9.26%) MySQL
4 22 (8.15%) RDBMS
5 13 (4.81%) SQL Server
6 10 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (3.70%) MongoDB
7 9 (3.33%) MariaDB
8 8 (2.96%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (2.59%) Redis
10 6 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (2.22%) NoSQL
10 6 (2.22%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.74%) OLTP
11 2 (0.74%) TKPROF
12 1 (0.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 124 (45.93%) Maven
2 79 (29.26%) JUnit
3 48 (17.78%) Eclipse
4 40 (14.81%) Ant
5 28 (10.37%) JIRA
6 25 (9.26%) Subversion
7 23 (8.52%) Jenkins
8 22 (8.15%) Apache Ivy
9 20 (7.41%) Git (software)
10 15 (5.56%) Mockito
11 14 (5.19%) Hudson
12 9 (3.33%) Selenium
13 8 (2.96%) Mercurial
13 8 (2.96%) Cucumber
14 7 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (2.59%) NetBeans
15 6 (2.22%) ClearCase
15 6 (2.22%) Toad
15 6 (2.22%) EasyMock
16 5 (1.85%) Gerrit
General
1 61 (22.59%) Finance
2 23 (8.52%) Banking
3 10 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 10 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.59%) Back Office
5 3 (1.11%) Dutch Language
6 2 (0.74%) French Language
6 2 (0.74%) Games
6 2 (0.74%) Retail
7 1 (0.37%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) German Language
7 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.37%) Front Office
7 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.37%) Legal
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 207 (76.67%) Developer
2 177 (65.56%) Java Developer
3 46 (17.04%) Architect
4 35 (12.96%) Senior Developer
5 31 (11.48%) Senior Java Developer
6 27 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 26 (9.63%) Java Architect
8 19 (7.04%) Designer
9 14 (5.19%) Applications Architect
9 14 (5.19%) Team Leader
9 14 (5.19%) Java Team Leader
10 13 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (4.44%) Java Applications Architect
12 10 (3.70%) Junior
12 10 (3.70%) Development Team Leader
13 9 (3.33%) SQL Developer
13 9 (3.33%) Senior Java Architect
13 9 (3.33%) Senior Architect
14 8 (2.96%) Junior Architect
14 8 (2.96%) Junior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (73.70%) Hibernate
2 189 (70.00%) Spring
3 133 (49.26%) Web Services
4 99 (36.67%) J2EE
5 96 (35.56%) HTML
6 92 (34.07%) Java EE
7 76 (28.15%) jQuery
8 70 (25.93%) CSS
8 70 (25.93%) XML
9 63 (23.33%) JSF
9 63 (23.33%) Spring MVC
10 62 (22.96%) JMS
11 52 (19.26%) SOAP
11 52 (19.26%) JSP
11 52 (19.26%) Apache CXF
12 43 (15.93%) Struts
13 42 (15.56%) REST
14 35 (12.96%) RESTful
15 33 (12.22%) Ajax
16 31 (11.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.37%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (5.56%) Mathematics
2 15 (5.56%) Open Source
3 10 (3.70%) Mobile Payment
4 7 (2.59%) Fixed Income
4 7 (2.59%) GIS
5 5 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (1.85%) Clustering
5 5 (1.85%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.11%) Linked Data
6 3 (1.11%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.11%) Derivative
6 3 (1.11%) Social Network
6 3 (1.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.74%) Mobile Games
7 2 (0.74%) Replication
7 2 (0.74%) W3C
7 2 (0.74%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.74%) Social Media
8 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (16.30%) Linux
2 36 (13.33%) UNIX
3 13 (4.81%) Windows
3 13 (4.81%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.11%) CentOS
4 3 (1.11%) Windows 2000
4 3 (1.11%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.74%) Android
6 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (32.59%) MVC
2 78 (28.89%) UML
3 75 (27.78%) Scrum
4 61 (22.59%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (21.11%) OO
6 50 (18.52%) TDD
7 41 (15.19%) SOA
8 35 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (11.48%) Use Case
10 27 (10.00%) Web Development
11 23 (8.52%) Unit Testing
12 22 (8.15%) Software Engineering
13 20 (7.41%) Configuration Management
14 19 (7.04%) Data Modelling
15 14 (5.19%) OOD
15 14 (5.19%) Mobile Commerce
16 12 (4.44%) OOA/OOD
17 11 (4.07%) E-Commerce
17 11 (4.07%) Refactoring
17 11 (4.07%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 267 (98.89%) Java
2 99 (36.67%) SQL
3 86 (31.85%) JavaScript
4 38 (14.07%) PL/SQL
5 10 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 8 (2.96%) C#
6 8 (2.96%) Clojure
7 6 (2.22%) Scala
7 6 (2.22%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.85%) Korn
8 5 (1.85%) C
8 5 (1.85%) VBA
8 5 (1.85%) Bourne shell
8 5 (1.85%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.48%) Python
9 4 (1.48%) VB
9 4 (1.48%) C++
10 3 (1.11%) Perl
10 3 (1.11%) Groovy
10 3 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (6.67%) Degree
3 10 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.59%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.11%) OCPJP
5 3 (1.11%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.37%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.19%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (2.96%) VirtualBox
2 5 (1.85%) Docker
3 3 (1.11%) vCloud
3 3 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (2.96%) Vagrant
2 5 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (1.85%) Puppet
3 3 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.74%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 136 (50.37%) Oracle
2 82 (30.37%) JBoss
3 14 (5.19%) IBM
4 8 (2.96%) Sybase
5 7 (2.59%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.48%) EMC
6 4 (1.48%) Endeca
6 4 (1.48%) Yantra
6 4 (1.48%) Twitter
6 4 (1.48%) Talend
7 3 (1.11%) VMware
7 3 (1.11%) GigaSpaces
7 3 (1.11%) HP
8 2 (0.74%) Sun
8 2 (0.74%) hybris
8 2 (0.74%) Demandware
8 2 (0.74%) ATG
8 2 (0.74%) Intershop
9 1 (0.37%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.37%) Perforce
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £300 to £375 per day hybris eCommerce platform exposure and certi
Posted: 22 hours ago
Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £350 - £500 per annum + Expenses
Posted: 22 days ago