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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 465 485 465
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -20
Contract jobs citing JPA 161 133 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.99% 0.85% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 84 76
Average daily rate
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£400 £409 £446
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% -8.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £514 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00

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
16337 15619 15306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.89% 28.09% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11094 9900 9829
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 218 264
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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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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 -9 112 £425 +5.26% 28
London +45 68 £425 -5.55% 8
Wales +18 28 £250 -16.66% 1
South Wales +13 28 £250 -16.66% 1
Cardiff +7 22 £250 - 1
South East -18 17 £403 +21.05% 2
Scotland -4 15 £400 -5.82%
City of London +10 9 £513 +20.58% 3
East of England -7 9 £375 -16.20% 2
Reading - 8 £338 -
Berkshire - 8 £338 -
Cambridgeshire -1 7 £350 -
Newport +2 6 £350 -
Surrey - 6 £459 -
East Midlands - 6 £325 - 2
Cambridge -3 5 £350 -
Manchester -19 5 £475 +46.15% 3
South West -19 5 £400 - 5
North West -31 5 £475 +46.15% 6
Northamptonshire - 5 £308 - 1
Glasgow - 4 £400 -
Stirling +11 3 £410 +9.40%
Northampton - 3 £290 -
Gloucestershire -9 2 £388 - 2
Hampshire -17 2 £350 -4.10% 1
Essex -17 2 £425 -5.02% 1
Edinburgh -24 2 £550 +29.41%
Devon - 2 £425 -
Uxbridge - 2 £315 - 1
Exeter - 2 £425 -

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 293 (99.32%) Java
2 245 (83.05%) Spring
3 186 (63.05%) Hibernate
4 151 (51.19%) JavaScript
5 145 (49.15%) Web Services
6 138 (46.78%) Oracle
7 133 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
8 123 (41.69%) HTML
9 108 (36.61%) XML
10 96 (32.54%) MVC
11 92 (31.19%) SOAP
11 92 (31.19%) SQL
12 89 (30.17%) Maven
13 84 (28.47%) CSS
14 81 (27.46%) J2EE
14 81 (27.46%) REST
15 80 (27.12%) JBoss
16 76 (25.76%) JSP
16 76 (25.76%) Relational Database
17 74 (25.08%) Spring MVC
17 74 (25.08%) JUnit
18 70 (23.73%) TDD
19 69 (23.39%) Java EE
20 63 (21.36%) OO
21 62 (21.02%) Finance
22 59 (20.00%) Scrum
23 57 (19.32%) AngularJS
24 56 (18.98%) JMS
25 55 (18.64%) Tomcat
26 53 (17.97%) Struts

JPA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 80 (27.12%) JBoss
2 55 (18.64%) Tomcat
3 43 (14.58%) WebLogic
4 36 (12.20%) Apache
5 21 (7.12%) WebSphere
6 14 (4.75%) GlassFish
7 11 (3.73%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (3.39%) Mule
9 9 (3.05%) Jetty
10 8 (2.71%) Liferay
11 7 (2.37%) Oracle Spatial
12 6 (2.03%) FileNet
12 6 (2.03%) Apache Solr
12 6 (2.03%) Node.js
13 5 (1.69%) Confluence
13 5 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (1.69%) Oracle Application Server
14 4 (1.36%) CMS
14 4 (1.36%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (2.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.36%) Cordys
2 4 (1.36%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.05%) GitHub
3 5 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.34%) Force.com
5 1 (0.34%) SaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Heroku
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (11.86%) HTTP
2 10 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.71%) LDAP
4 5 (1.69%) Internet
4 5 (1.69%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.02%) Firewall
6 2 (0.68%) AMQP
6 2 (0.68%) Intranet
7 1 (0.34%) X.509
7 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (25.76%) Relational Database
2 46 (15.59%) MySQL
3 44 (14.92%) Oracle Database
4 24 (8.14%) SQL Server
5 20 (6.78%) RDBMS
5 20 (6.78%) MongoDB
5 20 (6.78%) NoSQL
6 19 (6.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.69%) DB2
8 5 (1.69%) Redis
9 4 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.68%) OLTP
10 2 (0.68%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.68%) Big Data
10 2 (0.68%) HBase
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 89 (30.17%) Maven
2 74 (25.08%) JUnit
3 45 (15.25%) Eclipse
4 43 (14.58%) Ant
5 34 (11.53%) Subversion
6 31 (10.51%) Git (software)
6 31 (10.51%) Jenkins
7 23 (7.80%) Mockito
8 14 (4.75%) Selenium
9 13 (4.41%) JIRA
10 12 (4.07%) TeamCity
11 9 (3.05%) Hudson
12 8 (2.71%) SoapUI
13 6 (2.03%) EasyMock
14 5 (1.69%) Cucumber
14 5 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (1.69%) Build Forge
14 5 (1.69%) Mercurial
14 5 (1.69%) CruiseControl
14 5 (1.69%) Checkstyle
General
1 62 (21.02%) Finance
2 23 (7.80%) Banking
3 12 (4.07%) Retail
3 12 (4.07%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.73%) Investment Banking
4 11 (3.73%) Marketing
5 10 (3.39%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.37%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.03%) Electronics
8 4 (1.36%) Back Office
9 3 (1.02%) Front Office
9 3 (1.02%) French Language
10 2 (0.68%) Advertising
10 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.68%) Legal
11 1 (0.34%) Automotive
11 1 (0.34%) Publishing
11 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 262 (88.81%) Developer
2 239 (81.02%) Java Developer
3 63 (21.36%) Senior Developer
4 62 (21.02%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (5.42%) Architect
6 15 (5.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 10 (3.39%) Designer
7 10 (3.39%) Web Developer
7 10 (3.39%) J2EE Developer
8 9 (3.05%) Java Web Developer
8 9 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (2.03%) Java Architect
9 6 (2.03%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (1.69%) Lead Java Developer
10 5 (1.69%) FileNet Developer
10 5 (1.69%) AWS Developer
10 5 (1.69%) Lead Developer
11 3 (1.02%) Oracle Developer
11 3 (1.02%) Front-End Developer
12 2 (0.68%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (83.05%) Spring
2 186 (63.05%) Hibernate
3 145 (49.15%) Web Services
4 123 (41.69%) HTML
5 108 (36.61%) XML
6 92 (31.19%) SOAP
7 84 (28.47%) CSS
8 81 (27.46%) J2EE
8 81 (27.46%) REST
9 76 (25.76%) JSP
10 74 (25.08%) Spring MVC
11 69 (23.39%) Java EE
12 57 (19.32%) AngularJS
13 56 (18.98%) JMS
14 53 (17.97%) Struts
15 46 (15.59%) Ajax
16 45 (15.25%) jQuery
17 44 (14.92%) JSON
18 41 (13.90%) EJB
19 39 (13.22%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.05%) GIS
3 8 (2.71%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (2.03%) DTV
5 6 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.03%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.03%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (1.36%) Clustering
7 3 (1.02%) Social Network
7 3 (1.02%) Replication
7 3 (1.02%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.68%) DataPower
8 2 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.68%) User Experience
8 2 (0.68%) PKI
8 2 (0.68%) W3C
9 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.34%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (15.59%) Linux
2 35 (11.86%) UNIX
3 18 (6.10%) Windows
4 11 (3.73%) Solaris
5 3 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.34%) VME
6 1 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (32.54%) MVC
3 70 (23.73%) TDD
4 63 (21.36%) OO
5 59 (20.00%) Scrum
6 50 (16.95%) Web Development
7 39 (13.22%) UML
8 37 (12.54%) SOA
9 33 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (10.51%) E-Commerce
11 29 (9.83%) User Stories
12 20 (6.78%) BDD
13 18 (6.10%) SDLC
13 18 (6.10%) Data Modelling
13 18 (6.10%) Use Case
14 16 (5.42%) Open Source
15 14 (4.75%) OOA/OOD
16 13 (4.41%) DevOps
17 12 (4.07%) Multithreading
18 11 (3.73%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 293 (99.32%) Java
2 151 (51.19%) JavaScript
3 92 (31.19%) SQL
4 37 (12.54%) PL/SQL
5 24 (8.14%) Shell Script
6 22 (7.46%) Python
7 8 (2.71%) C#
8 7 (2.37%) Perl
8 7 (2.37%) Groovy
9 4 (1.36%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 4 (1.36%) C++
9 4 (1.36%) C
9 4 (1.36%) Jython
9 4 (1.36%) VBA
10 3 (1.02%) XPath
10 3 (1.02%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.68%) Scala
11 2 (0.68%) XQuery
12 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.73%) DV Cleared
3 7 (2.37%) Degree
4 5 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.36%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.68%) OCMJD
6 2 (0.68%) HND
7 1 (0.34%) ISEB
7 1 (0.34%) OCP
7 1 (0.34%) OCA
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.34%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.08%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.34%) CDISC
System Software
1 13 (4.41%) Docker
2 9 (3.05%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.36%) Squid
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.68%) Varnish
4 2 (0.68%) GridGain
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 7 (2.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.68%) BladeLogic
2 2 (0.68%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.68%) MOM
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.34%) Puppet
3 1 (0.34%) Ansible
Vendors
1 138 (46.78%) Oracle
2 22 (7.46%) IBM
3 10 (3.39%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.05%) hybris
5 8 (2.71%) SAP
6 7 (2.37%) Adobe
7 6 (2.03%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.69%) Endeca
8 5 (1.69%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.36%) Intershop
9 4 (1.36%) Demandware
10 3 (1.02%) Google
11 2 (0.68%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.68%) Sun
11 2 (0.68%) F5
11 2 (0.68%) Imperva
12 1 (0.34%) EnterpriseDB
12 1 (0.34%) Elastic Path
12 1 (0.34%) Splunk
12 1 (0.34%) Twitter
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