The table below looks at the statistics for JPA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 507 481 486
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +5
Contract jobs citing JPA 145 166 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.93% 1.06% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 120 91
Median daily rate £419 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £398
% change year-on-year
+10.96% -11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 - -

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
15650 15671 14873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.98% 27.51% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10948 10537 9618
Median daily rate £415 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 220 211
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.66 £16.51 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing JPA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JPA within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

JPA Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

JPA
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -9 122 £450 +12.50% 26
London -3 67 £455 +12.00% 7
Scotland +4 23 £340 -15.10% 2
Edinburgh +18 21 £340 -18.07%
East Midlands +11 14 £356 +15.85% 1
East of England +19 10 £418 +11.33% 2
South East +11 9 £388 +14.81% 1
Northamptonshire +3 9 £404 +39.22%
Yorkshire +4 8 £450 +12.50% 1
West Yorkshire +11 7 £450 +12.50% 1
Leeds +6 7 £450 +12.50%
North East -30 7 £325 - 1
Sunderland - 7 £325 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 7 £325 - 1
City of London +44 6 £500 +5.26%
Bradford - 6 £450 - 1
Northampton +3 5 £356 +22.84%
Derbyshire - 5 £338 -
Cambridgeshire +15 4 £400 +23.07%
Essex +1 4 - - 1
Gloucestershire -1 4 £431 +13.48% 5
South West -9 4 £431 +7.14% 7
Cambridge +14 3 £400 +23.07%
Hampshire - 3 £375 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £381 -
Glasgow +4 2 - -
Berkshire -7 2 £399 +16.00%
North West -7 2 £425 -10.52% 5
Derby - 2 £356 -
Borehamwood - 2 £450 -

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JPA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for JPA.

1 322 (98.47%) Java
2 263 (80.43%) Spring
3 239 (73.09%) Hibernate
4 172 (52.60%) Agile Software Development
5 161 (49.24%) Web Services
6 155 (47.40%) Oracle
7 142 (43.43%) JavaScript
8 135 (41.28%) Maven
9 122 (37.31%) Java EE
10 118 (36.09%) TDD
11 115 (35.17%) SQL
11 115 (35.17%) REST
12 112 (34.25%) XML
13 110 (33.64%) JUnit
14 100 (30.58%) SOAP
14 100 (30.58%) JBoss
15 98 (29.97%) Jenkins
16 95 (29.05%) HTML
17 87 (26.61%) CSS
18 85 (25.99%) OO
18 85 (25.99%) Git (software)
19 83 (25.38%) Continuous Integration
20 78 (23.85%) SQL Server
21 77 (23.55%) Linux
22 76 (23.24%) JSON
23 75 (22.94%) Oracle Database
24 73 (22.32%) J2EE
25 71 (21.71%) SOA
25 71 (21.71%) AngularJS
25 71 (21.71%) RESTful

JPA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 100 (30.58%) JBoss
2 52 (15.90%) WebLogic
3 50 (15.29%) Tomcat
4 25 (7.65%) Apache
5 19 (5.81%) Mule
5 19 (5.81%) WebSphere
6 17 (5.20%) Oracle Service Bus
7 10 (3.06%) GlassFish
7 10 (3.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (2.75%) IIS
8 9 (2.75%) Mule ESB
9 8 (2.45%) Apache Solr
10 7 (2.14%) Confluence
10 7 (2.14%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (1.83%) FileNet
11 6 (1.83%) GeoServer
11 6 (1.83%) Liferay
11 6 (1.83%) LiveCycle
12 5 (1.53%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 6 (1.83%) Gliffy
1 6 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (5.50%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (3.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.22%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.31%) Global One
4 1 (0.31%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.03%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (3.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 9 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.14%) OpenShift
5 4 (1.22%) IaaS
5 4 (1.22%) PaaS
6 3 (0.92%) Force.com
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.06%) LDAP
2 9 (2.75%) HTTP
3 3 (0.92%) Firewall
3 3 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.61%) DVB
4 2 (0.61%) SNMP
5 1 (0.31%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.31%) Internet
5 1 (0.31%) Intranet
5 1 (0.31%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.31%) Network Security
5 1 (0.31%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.31%) Skype
5 1 (0.31%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (23.85%) SQL Server
2 75 (22.94%) Oracle Database
3 53 (16.21%) Relational Database
4 52 (15.90%) MongoDB
5 44 (13.46%) MySQL
6 30 (9.17%) RDBMS
7 23 (7.03%) NoSQL
8 19 (5.81%) CouchDB
8 19 (5.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (4.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (3.98%) Oracle Database 12c
11 10 (3.06%) DB2
11 10 (3.06%) Hazelcast
12 6 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (1.22%) Infinispan
14 3 (0.92%) Big Data
14 3 (0.92%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 135 (41.28%) Maven
2 110 (33.64%) JUnit
3 98 (29.97%) Jenkins
4 85 (25.99%) Git (software)
5 65 (19.88%) Subversion
6 61 (18.65%) Eclipse
7 51 (15.60%) Mockito
8 34 (10.40%) JIRA
9 32 (9.79%) Selenium
10 27 (8.26%) Gradle
11 22 (6.73%) Ant
12 18 (5.50%) Cucumber
13 17 (5.20%) Hudson
14 15 (4.59%) JProfiler
15 13 (3.98%) Mercurial
15 13 (3.98%) SoapUI
16 11 (3.36%) Cobertura
16 11 (3.36%) JBehave
17 10 (3.06%) IntelliJ
18 9 (2.75%) Hamcrest
General
1 43 (13.15%) Finance
2 22 (6.73%) Banking
2 22 (6.73%) Marketing
3 13 (3.98%) Manufacturing
3 13 (3.98%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.36%) Electronics
5 7 (2.14%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.92%) Retail
8 2 (0.61%) Back Office
8 2 (0.61%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.61%) French Language
8 2 (0.61%) Law
8 2 (0.61%) Publishing
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) Front Office
9 1 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 276 (84.40%) Developer
2 255 (77.98%) Java Developer
3 67 (20.49%) Senior Developer
3 67 (20.49%) Senior Java Developer
4 33 (10.09%) Architect
5 22 (6.73%) Integration Developer
6 20 (6.12%) Agile Developer
6 20 (6.12%) Agile Java Developer
7 17 (5.20%) Java Architect
8 14 (4.28%) JavaScript Developer
8 14 (4.28%) Node.js Developer
8 14 (4.28%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (3.36%) Software Developer
10 10 (3.06%) Angular Developer
10 10 (3.06%) Java Software Developer
10 10 (3.06%) Lead Developer
10 10 (3.06%) Web Developer
11 8 (2.45%) Oracle Developer
11 8 (2.45%) Senior Software Developer
11 8 (2.45%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (80.43%) Spring
2 239 (73.09%) Hibernate
3 161 (49.24%) Web Services
4 122 (37.31%) Java EE
5 115 (35.17%) REST
6 112 (34.25%) XML
7 100 (30.58%) SOAP
8 95 (29.05%) HTML
9 87 (26.61%) CSS
10 76 (23.24%) JSON
11 73 (22.32%) J2EE
12 71 (21.71%) AngularJS
12 71 (21.71%) RESTful
13 59 (18.04%) JSF
14 55 (16.82%) JMS
14 55 (16.82%) RabbitMQ
15 53 (16.21%) Spring Boot
16 49 (14.98%) Spring MVC
17 47 (14.37%) jQuery
18 41 (12.54%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.12%) Mobile App
2 13 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (1.83%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.83%) Derivative
4 6 (1.83%) Replication
5 5 (1.53%) Algorithms
5 5 (1.53%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.53%) Equities
5 5 (1.53%) Fixed Income
5 5 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.22%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.22%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.22%) IPTV
7 3 (0.92%) DataPower
7 3 (0.92%) Fintech
7 3 (0.92%) User Experience
7 3 (0.92%) VLE
8 2 (0.61%) Life Science
8 2 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 77 (23.55%) Linux
2 31 (9.48%) Unix
3 25 (7.65%) Windows
4 12 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.92%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.31%) Android
6 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (52.60%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (36.09%) TDD
3 85 (25.99%) OO
4 83 (25.38%) Continuous Integration
5 71 (21.71%) SOA
6 67 (20.49%) MVC
7 56 (17.13%) BDD
7 56 (17.13%) Scrum
7 56 (17.13%) UML
8 54 (16.51%) Unit Testing
9 36 (11.01%) Open Source
10 33 (10.09%) Microservices
11 31 (9.48%) Web Development
12 30 (9.17%) SDLC
13 29 (8.87%) Integration Testing
14 26 (7.95%) DevOps
14 26 (7.95%) Software Engineering
15 25 (7.65%) Data Modelling
16 24 (7.34%) Kanban
17 22 (6.73%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 322 (98.47%) Java
2 142 (43.43%) JavaScript
3 115 (35.17%) SQL
4 40 (12.23%) PL/SQL
5 19 (5.81%) ECMAScript
5 19 (5.81%) ES6
6 13 (3.98%) Shell Script
7 12 (3.67%) T-SQL
8 10 (3.06%) Python
8 10 (3.06%) Scala
9 9 (2.75%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.75%) Groovy
10 8 (2.45%) VB
11 3 (0.92%) Apex Code
11 3 (0.92%) C++
11 3 (0.92%) CoffeeScript
11 3 (0.92%) Perl
12 2 (0.61%) AspectJ
12 2 (0.61%) C
12 2 (0.61%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 14 (4.28%) Security Cleared
2 12 (3.67%) Degree
3 10 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.53%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.92%) BC Cleared
5 3 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.92%) CITP
5 3 (0.92%) OCMJD
5 3 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (0.92%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.31%) HND
6 1 (0.31%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.59%) QA
2 2 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (3.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (3.36%) BladeLogic
2 10 (3.06%) Ansible
3 4 (1.22%) Control-M
4 3 (0.92%) Puppet
5 2 (0.61%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 155 (47.40%) Oracle
2 23 (7.03%) Red Hat
3 19 (5.81%) Microsoft
4 17 (5.20%) IBM
5 13 (3.98%) SAP
6 8 (2.45%) Adobe
6 8 (2.45%) Talend
7 6 (1.83%) ILOG
7 6 (1.83%) Kofax
7 6 (1.83%) Splunk
7 6 (1.83%) Sybase
8 4 (1.22%) Perforce
8 4 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.92%) Blackboard
9 3 (0.92%) Endeca
9 3 (0.92%) F5
9 3 (0.92%) Google
9 3 (0.92%) Imperva
9 3 (0.92%) Informatica
9 3 (0.92%) Sun
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