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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 511 534 502
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -32
Contract jobs citing JPA 137 126 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 0.77% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 89 79
Median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -

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
16430 16404 15521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.75% 28.23% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11396 11302 10100
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 302 174
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +45 115 £400 -1.23% 44
London +2 46 £425 -10.52% 15
Scotland +19 22 £340 -15.00% 3
Edinburgh +32 20 £340 -38.18%
South East 0 17 £400 +4.23% 5
South West +22 14 £415 +3.75% 3
Northampton +8 10 £394 +21.15%
Northamptonshire +3 10 £394 +1.61% 1
East Midlands +3 10 £394 -12.50% 6
Devon +8 9 £408 -
North West +19 8 £400 -21.95% 4
City of London +24 7 £425 -22.72% 3
Oxfordshire - 7 £400 -
Exeter +4 6 £415 -
Oxford - 6 £400 -
East of England -3 5 - - 6
North East - 5 £325 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 5 £325 - 1
Hampshire +8 4 £385 +2.66%
Essex +7 4 - - 1
West Midlands -19 4 £513 +64.00% 2
Sunderland - 4 £325 -
Yorkshire - 4 £450 - 2
Cheshire - 4 £400 - 1
Brentwood - 4 - -
Leeds - 4 £475 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £450 -
Portsmouth -5 3 £370 +5.71%
Manchester -10 3 £413 -19.51% 3
East Sussex - 3 £300 - 4

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 284 (97.59%) Java
2 220 (75.60%) Hibernate
3 212 (72.85%) Spring
4 172 (59.11%) Web Services
5 158 (54.30%) Agile Software Development
6 136 (46.74%) JavaScript
7 120 (41.24%) TDD
8 117 (40.21%) Oracle
9 116 (39.86%) Maven
9 116 (39.86%) Java EE
10 114 (39.18%) XML
11 107 (36.77%) SOAP
12 103 (35.40%) REST
13 101 (34.71%) Continuous Integration
13 101 (34.71%) SQL
14 96 (32.99%) Jenkins
15 95 (32.65%) Git (software)
15 95 (32.65%) HTML
16 94 (32.30%) JBoss
17 92 (31.62%) JUnit
18 85 (29.21%) JSON
19 81 (27.84%) Subversion
20 79 (27.15%) Linux
21 78 (26.80%) AngularJS
22 76 (26.12%) Eclipse
23 73 (25.09%) CSS
24 71 (24.40%) OO
25 70 (24.05%) Scrum
26 69 (23.71%) SOA
27 66 (22.68%) 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 94 (32.30%) JBoss
2 40 (13.75%) Tomcat
3 35 (12.03%) WebLogic
4 28 (9.62%) WebSphere
5 20 (6.87%) Apache
6 14 (4.81%) Oracle Service Bus
7 9 (3.09%) Mule
8 8 (2.75%) GlassFish
8 8 (2.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (2.41%) Apache Solr
9 7 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.72%) Mule ESB
10 5 (1.72%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.37%) GemFire
11 4 (1.37%) Jetty
11 4 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
11 4 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.69%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (7.22%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (2.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.37%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.47%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (3.09%) OpenShift
4 6 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.03%) Force.com
5 3 (1.03%) IaaS
5 3 (1.03%) PaaS
6 2 (0.69%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.44%) HTTP
2 9 (3.09%) LDAP
3 3 (1.03%) SNMP
4 2 (0.69%) DVB
4 2 (0.69%) Firewall
4 2 (0.69%) PuTTY
4 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.34%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.34%) Internet
5 1 (0.34%) Intranet
5 1 (0.34%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.34%) Network Security
5 1 (0.34%) Skype
5 1 (0.34%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (20.96%) SQL Server
2 60 (20.62%) Oracle Database
3 45 (15.46%) MySQL
4 44 (15.12%) MongoDB
5 39 (13.40%) Relational Database
6 29 (9.97%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (8.93%) RDBMS
8 19 (6.53%) NoSQL
9 17 (5.84%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (4.47%) DB2
11 12 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (3.78%) CouchDB
12 11 (3.78%) Hazelcast
13 10 (3.44%) Oracle Database 12c
14 5 (1.72%) Hadoop
15 4 (1.37%) Infinispan
16 3 (1.03%) Big Data
16 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
17 2 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
17 2 (0.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 116 (39.86%) Maven
2 96 (32.99%) Jenkins
3 95 (32.65%) Git (software)
4 92 (31.62%) JUnit
5 81 (27.84%) Subversion
6 76 (26.12%) Eclipse
7 39 (13.40%) Gradle
8 31 (10.65%) Mockito
9 27 (9.28%) JIRA
10 23 (7.90%) IntelliJ
11 21 (7.22%) JProfiler
12 16 (5.50%) Selenium
12 16 (5.50%) SonarQube
13 15 (5.15%) Ant
14 14 (4.81%) Hudson
14 14 (4.81%) Mercurial
15 10 (3.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (3.44%) Cucumber
15 10 (3.44%) GitLab
15 10 (3.44%) SoapUI
General
1 38 (13.06%) Finance
2 18 (6.19%) Banking
3 16 (5.50%) Marketing
4 8 (2.75%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.06%) Electronics
6 4 (1.37%) Retail
7 3 (1.03%) Law
8 2 (0.69%) Back Office
8 2 (0.69%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) French Language
9 1 (0.34%) Front Office
9 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 264 (90.72%) Developer
2 231 (79.38%) Java Developer
3 53 (18.21%) Senior Developer
3 53 (18.21%) Senior Java Developer
4 19 (6.53%) Integration Developer
5 18 (6.19%) Agile Developer
5 18 (6.19%) Agile Java Developer
6 15 (5.15%) Architect
7 13 (4.47%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (3.44%) Angular Developer
8 10 (3.44%) SQL Developer
9 9 (3.09%) Java Architect
9 9 (3.09%) Node.js Developer
10 8 (2.75%) J2EE Developer
10 8 (2.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 7 (2.41%) Scala Developer
12 6 (2.06%) Java Web Developer
12 6 (2.06%) Oracle Developer
12 6 (2.06%) Software Developer
12 6 (2.06%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (75.60%) Hibernate
2 212 (72.85%) Spring
3 172 (59.11%) Web Services
4 116 (39.86%) Java EE
5 114 (39.18%) XML
6 107 (36.77%) SOAP
7 103 (35.40%) REST
8 95 (32.65%) HTML
9 85 (29.21%) JSON
10 78 (26.80%) AngularJS
11 73 (25.09%) CSS
12 66 (22.68%) RESTful
13 60 (20.62%) J2EE
14 59 (20.27%) JMS
15 54 (18.56%) RabbitMQ
16 51 (17.53%) JSF
17 50 (17.18%) Spring Boot
18 46 (15.81%) jQuery
19 40 (13.75%) XSLT
20 39 (13.40%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.47%) Mobile App
2 12 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.75%) NHS
5 6 (2.06%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.06%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.06%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.06%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (1.72%) User Experience
7 4 (1.37%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.37%) IPTV
8 3 (1.03%) DataPower
8 3 (1.03%) Fintech
9 2 (0.69%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.69%) Life Science
9 2 (0.69%) Social Media
10 1 (0.34%) Derivative
10 1 (0.34%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.34%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 79 (27.15%) Linux
2 28 (9.62%) Unix
3 17 (5.84%) Windows
4 11 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (54.30%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (41.24%) TDD
3 101 (34.71%) Continuous Integration
4 71 (24.40%) OO
5 70 (24.05%) Scrum
6 69 (23.71%) SOA
7 58 (19.93%) MVC
8 56 (19.24%) Open Source
9 54 (18.56%) Unit Testing
10 51 (17.53%) BDD
11 28 (9.62%) Open Source Development
11 28 (9.62%) SDLC
11 28 (9.62%) UML
12 25 (8.59%) Data Modelling
12 25 (8.59%) Integration Testing
13 24 (8.25%) Migration
14 23 (7.90%) DevOps
14 23 (7.90%) Microservices
15 22 (7.56%) Coaching
15 22 (7.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 284 (97.59%) Java
2 136 (46.74%) JavaScript
3 101 (34.71%) SQL
4 35 (12.03%) PL/SQL
5 11 (3.78%) ECMAScript
5 11 (3.78%) ES6
5 11 (3.78%) Scala
5 11 (3.78%) Shell Script
6 10 (3.44%) Python
7 9 (3.09%) Groovy
7 9 (3.09%) VB
8 7 (2.41%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.37%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.03%) Apex Code
10 3 (1.03%) C++
10 3 (1.03%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (1.03%) Tcl
11 2 (0.69%) AspectJ
11 2 (0.69%) Perl
12 1 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (4.47%) Degree
2 9 (3.09%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.03%) CITP
4 3 (1.03%) OCMJD
4 3 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (1.03%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.34%) HND
5 1 (0.34%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.44%) QA
2 6 (2.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (9.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (3.78%) Ansible
2 5 (1.72%) BladeLogic
3 4 (1.37%) Control-M
3 4 (1.37%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.03%) Puppet
5 1 (0.34%) Nagios
Vendors
1 117 (40.21%) Oracle
2 28 (9.62%) Red Hat
3 25 (8.59%) IBM
4 13 (4.47%) Microsoft
5 10 (3.44%) Perforce
6 9 (3.09%) Talend
7 6 (2.06%) Endeca
7 6 (2.06%) Google
7 6 (2.06%) MuleSoft
7 6 (2.06%) SAP
8 4 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.37%) Sybase
9 3 (1.03%) Informatica
9 3 (1.03%) Sun
10 2 (0.69%) Adobe
10 2 (0.69%) F5
10 2 (0.69%) hybris
10 2 (0.69%) Imperva
11 1 (0.34%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.34%) Splunk
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