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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 477 472 447
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -25
Contract jobs citing JPA 135 114 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.86% 0.75% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 79 76
Average daily rate
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£425 £440 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £335 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £348
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +9.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%

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 15213 15616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.17% 28.83% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10137 9787 9367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
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 188 266 374
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +2 118 £425 -5.55% 40
London -21 40 £450 -7.02% 9
Essex +17 26 £444 -
East of England -2 26 £444 -1.38%
South East +9 16 £300 -17.80% 4
South West -36 15 - - 6
Scotland -6 12 £375 - 1
Gloucestershire -8 10 - -
Hampshire -6 9 £300 -14.28% 2
West Yorkshire - 9 £385 - 3
Yorkshire - 9 £385 - 10
Edinburgh +3 8 £425 +13.33%
North West 0 7 £425 +37.09% 7
Manchester -6 7 £425 +37.09% 6
Leeds - 5 - - 3
Kent - 4 £200 -
Wiltshire - 4 - - 2
Swindon - 4 - -
City of London +5 3 £425 -5.55% 2
Glasgow -12 2 £350 - 1
Chelmsford - 2 £225 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Birmingham - 1 £313 -
Gloucester - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - - 2
East Sussex - 1 - - 2
Cardiff - 1 £170 - 2
Wales - 1 £170 - 2
West Midlands - 1 £313 - 3
South Wales - 1 £170 - 2

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 258 (98.85%) Java
2 193 (73.95%) Hibernate
3 189 (72.41%) Spring
4 135 (51.72%) Oracle
5 127 (48.66%) Agile Software Development
6 123 (47.13%) Web Services
7 114 (43.68%) Maven
8 106 (40.61%) SQL
8 106 (40.61%) HTML
9 103 (39.46%) MVC
10 91 (34.87%) XML
11 90 (34.48%) J2EE
12 88 (33.72%) JBoss
13 87 (33.33%) JavaScript
14 79 (30.27%) Spring MVC
15 78 (29.89%) CSS
16 76 (29.12%) JUnit
16 76 (29.12%) Scrum
16 76 (29.12%) jQuery
17 73 (27.97%) Java EE
17 73 (27.97%) UML
18 59 (22.61%) JMS
19 58 (22.22%) Relational Database
20 57 (21.84%) OO
20 57 (21.84%) JSF
21 55 (21.07%) Linux
22 54 (20.69%) JSP
22 54 (20.69%) TDD
23 52 (19.92%) REST
24 51 (19.54%) Eclipse

JPA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 41 (15.71%) WebLogic
2 39 (14.94%) Apache
3 33 (12.64%) Tomcat
4 13 (4.98%) WebSphere
5 12 (4.60%) Confluence
6 9 (3.45%) Apache Solr
7 7 (2.68%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.92%) Node.js
8 5 (1.92%) GlassFish
8 5 (1.92%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (1.53%) Apache ServiceMix
10 3 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (1.15%) Mule
10 3 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.15%) AquaLogic
11 2 (0.77%) WebSphere Process Server
11 2 (0.77%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.77%) WebLogic Integration
11 2 (0.77%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.77%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (1.53%) MS Office
1 4 (1.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (7.66%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.15%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.83%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (3.83%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.34%) LDAP
2 17 (6.51%) HTTP
3 10 (3.83%) Internet
4 9 (3.45%) HTTPS
5 6 (2.30%) SSH
6 4 (1.53%) DNS
7 3 (1.15%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.15%) SAN
8 2 (0.77%) IPv4
8 2 (0.77%) IPv6
8 2 (0.77%) FTP
8 2 (0.77%) VoIP
8 2 (0.77%) AMQP
8 2 (0.77%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 39 (14.94%) MySQL
3 33 (12.64%) Oracle Database
4 19 (7.28%) MariaDB
5 15 (5.75%) RDBMS
6 11 (4.21%) MongoDB
7 10 (3.83%) SQL Server
8 8 (3.07%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (2.68%) Redis
9 7 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.30%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.92%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.15%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.77%) OLTP
13 2 (0.77%) DB2
Development Applications
1 114 (43.68%) Maven
2 76 (29.12%) JUnit
3 51 (19.54%) Eclipse
4 30 (11.49%) Ant
5 29 (11.11%) JIRA
6 27 (10.34%) Subversion
7 26 (9.96%) Jenkins
8 22 (8.43%) Git (software)
9 18 (6.90%) Apache Ivy
10 17 (6.51%) Mockito
11 16 (6.13%) Hudson
12 11 (4.21%) Selenium
13 10 (3.83%) Cucumber
14 9 (3.45%) Mercurial
15 7 (2.68%) SoapUI
15 7 (2.68%) NetBeans
16 6 (2.30%) ClearCase
16 6 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 6 (2.30%) EasyMock
16 6 (2.30%) Gerrit
General
1 50 (19.16%) Finance
2 19 (7.28%) Banking
3 10 (3.83%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.68%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.53%) Back Office
5 4 (1.53%) Dutch Language
6 3 (1.15%) French Language
7 2 (0.77%) Publishing
8 1 (0.38%) German Language
8 1 (0.38%) Front Office
8 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.38%) Legal
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Retail
8 1 (0.38%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 205 (78.54%) Developer
2 182 (69.73%) Java Developer
3 37 (14.18%) Architect
4 32 (12.26%) Senior Developer
5 31 (11.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 25 (9.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 21 (8.05%) Java Architect
8 19 (7.28%) Designer
9 12 (4.60%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (4.60%) Team Leader
9 12 (4.60%) Java Team Leader
10 10 (3.83%) Junior
11 9 (3.45%) Senior Architect
11 9 (3.45%) Senior Java Architect
12 8 (3.07%) Junior Java Architect
12 8 (3.07%) Applications Architect
12 8 (3.07%) Junior Architect
13 7 (2.68%) Development Team Leader
14 6 (2.30%) SQL Developer
14 6 (2.30%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (73.95%) Hibernate
2 189 (72.41%) Spring
3 123 (47.13%) Web Services
4 106 (40.61%) HTML
5 91 (34.87%) XML
6 90 (34.48%) J2EE
7 79 (30.27%) Spring MVC
8 78 (29.89%) CSS
9 76 (29.12%) jQuery
10 73 (27.97%) Java EE
11 59 (22.61%) JMS
12 57 (21.84%) JSF
13 54 (20.69%) JSP
14 52 (19.92%) REST
15 48 (18.39%) SOAP
15 48 (18.39%) Apache CXF
16 41 (15.71%) Struts
17 39 (14.94%) Ajax
18 35 (13.41%) RESTful
19 33 (12.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.03%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.98%) Open Source
4 11 (4.21%) Mathematics
5 9 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
6 8 (3.07%) GIS
7 7 (2.68%) Clustering
8 6 (2.30%) User Experience
9 5 (1.92%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.92%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.53%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.53%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.15%) Social Network
11 3 (1.15%) Linked Data
12 2 (0.77%) Web 2.0
12 2 (0.77%) Replication
12 2 (0.77%) W3C
12 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.77%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 55 (21.07%) Linux
2 42 (16.09%) UNIX
3 22 (8.43%) Mac OS X
4 12 (4.60%) Windows
5 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.15%) CentOS
5 3 (1.15%) Windows 2000
5 3 (1.15%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.77%) Android
6 2 (0.77%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (48.66%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (39.46%) MVC
3 76 (29.12%) Scrum
4 73 (27.97%) UML
5 57 (21.84%) OO
6 54 (20.69%) TDD
7 37 (14.18%) Web Development
8 36 (13.79%) SOA
9 34 (13.03%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (10.73%) Use Case
11 25 (9.58%) Mentoring
12 24 (9.20%) Software Engineering
13 23 (8.81%) Configuration Management
14 19 (7.28%) Data Modelling
15 15 (5.75%) Unit Testing
16 12 (4.60%) OOD
16 12 (4.60%) OOA/OOD
16 12 (4.60%) BDD
16 12 (4.60%) Responsive Web Design
17 10 (3.83%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 258 (98.85%) Java
2 106 (40.61%) SQL
3 87 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 45 (17.24%) PL/SQL
5 8 (3.07%) Shell Script
5 8 (3.07%) C++
6 7 (2.68%) C#
7 6 (2.30%) C
7 6 (2.30%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.30%) Clojure
7 6 (2.30%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.53%) VBA
8 4 (1.53%) Groovy
9 3 (1.15%) Bourne shell
9 3 (1.15%) VB
9 3 (1.15%) Korn
10 2 (0.77%) XPath
10 2 (0.77%) Perl
10 2 (0.77%) Scala
11 1 (0.38%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 26 (9.96%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.75%) Degree
3 12 (4.60%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.30%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.15%) OCPJP
5 3 (1.15%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.77%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.36%) QA
2 2 (0.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (3.45%) VirtualBox
2 6 (2.30%) Docker
3 3 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.15%) vCloud
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (3.45%) Vagrant
2 8 (3.07%) Puppet
3 5 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.77%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 135 (51.72%) Oracle
2 88 (33.72%) JBoss
3 16 (6.13%) IBM
4 8 (3.07%) Sybase
5 6 (2.30%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.92%) VMware
7 4 (1.53%) Yantra
7 4 (1.53%) Twitter
8 3 (1.15%) HP
8 3 (1.15%) EMC
8 3 (1.15%) Endeca
9 2 (0.77%) Yahoo!
9 2 (0.77%) Google
9 2 (0.77%) Juniper
9 2 (0.77%) Sun
9 2 (0.77%) Cisco
9 2 (0.77%) Kony
10 1 (0.38%) hybris
10 1 (0.38%) Demandware
10 1 (0.38%) Talend
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