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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 507 500 496
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing JPA 146 158 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 0.97% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 111 91
Median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.75 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.55% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-20.55% -

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
16138 16326 15676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.83% 27.95% 27.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11190 11035 9953
Median daily rate £418 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 292 221
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.64 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +12.92%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +10 117 £435 +2.35% 45
London -8 67 £500 +17.64% 12
Scotland +29 29 £340 -15.05% 1
Edinburgh +29 27 £340 -38.18% 1
South East +9 11 £400 +2.89% 5
City of London +26 10 £425 -17.07% 1
East Midlands +3 10 £338 +3.84% 2
East of England +17 7 £409 -3.82% 3
Yorkshire - 6 £450 - 2
North East - 6 £325 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 6 £325 - 1
Sunderland - 6 £325 -
Northampton +6 5 £388 +33.62%
Northamptonshire -1 5 £388 +26.01%
Leeds - 5 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £450 -
Derbyshire - 5 £338 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £400 - 2
Cambridgeshire +22 4 £409 -6.57%
Bradford - 4 £450 -
Essex +10 3 - -
Gloucestershire +6 3 £450 +16.12% 5
Hampshire +6 3 £375 +7.14%
South West +1 3 £450 +12.50% 14
Berkshire -3 3 £435 +26.54%
West Midlands -26 3 £450 +44.00% 2
Oxford - 3 £400 -
Brentwood - 3 - -
Cambridge +15 2 £409 -6.57%
North West +12 2 £425 -10.52% 4

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 280 (97.56%) Java
2 222 (77.35%) Hibernate
3 221 (77.00%) Spring
4 160 (55.75%) Web Services
5 159 (55.40%) Agile Software Development
6 125 (43.55%) Oracle
7 122 (42.51%) Maven
8 118 (41.11%) JavaScript
9 115 (40.07%) TDD
10 114 (39.72%) Java EE
11 104 (36.24%) XML
12 99 (34.49%) Continuous Integration
12 99 (34.49%) REST
13 98 (34.15%) SOAP
14 97 (33.80%) JBoss
14 97 (33.80%) Jenkins
15 94 (32.75%) SQL
16 92 (32.06%) JUnit
17 90 (31.36%) HTML
18 78 (27.18%) Git (software)
19 76 (26.48%) Subversion
20 75 (26.13%) Linux
21 73 (25.44%) JSON
22 72 (25.09%) CSS
22 72 (25.09%) RESTful
23 71 (24.74%) OO
24 67 (23.34%) SOA
24 67 (23.34%) Oracle Database
25 66 (23.00%) AngularJS
25 66 (23.00%) Eclipse

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 97 (33.80%) JBoss
2 37 (12.89%) WebLogic
3 34 (11.85%) Tomcat
4 24 (8.36%) WebSphere
5 20 (6.97%) Apache
6 14 (4.88%) Oracle Service Bus
7 12 (4.18%) Mule
8 9 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (3.14%) GlassFish
9 8 (2.79%) Apache Solr
9 8 (2.79%) Mule ESB
9 8 (2.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.74%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.39%) GemFire
11 4 (1.39%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (1.05%) IIS
12 3 (1.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.70%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (6.97%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (3.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.39%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.71%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.18%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (3.48%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (3.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 9 (3.14%) OpenShift
5 4 (1.39%) IaaS
5 4 (1.39%) PaaS
6 3 (1.05%) Force.com
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.48%) HTTP
2 8 (2.79%) LDAP
3 3 (1.05%) Firewall
3 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.70%) DVB
4 2 (0.70%) PuTTY
4 2 (0.70%) SNMP
5 1 (0.35%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.35%) Internet
5 1 (0.35%) Intranet
5 1 (0.35%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.35%) Network Security
5 1 (0.35%) Skype
5 1 (0.35%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (23.34%) Oracle Database
2 65 (22.65%) SQL Server
3 48 (16.72%) MongoDB
4 43 (14.98%) MySQL
5 42 (14.63%) Relational Database
6 26 (9.06%) RDBMS
7 22 (7.67%) NoSQL
8 18 (6.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 16 (5.57%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (4.88%) CouchDB
11 12 (4.18%) DB2
11 12 (4.18%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (3.83%) Hazelcast
13 10 (3.48%) Oracle Database 12c
14 5 (1.74%) Hadoop
15 4 (1.39%) Infinispan
16 3 (1.05%) Big Data
16 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
16 3 (1.05%) Redis
17 2 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 122 (42.51%) Maven
2 97 (33.80%) Jenkins
3 92 (32.06%) JUnit
4 78 (27.18%) Git (software)
5 76 (26.48%) Subversion
6 66 (23.00%) Eclipse
7 42 (14.63%) Mockito
8 33 (11.50%) Gradle
9 28 (9.76%) JIRA
10 20 (6.97%) Selenium
11 17 (5.92%) IntelliJ
11 17 (5.92%) JProfiler
12 15 (5.23%) Ant
13 14 (4.88%) Cucumber
14 13 (4.53%) Hudson
14 13 (4.53%) Mercurial
15 10 (3.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (3.48%) GitLab
15 10 (3.48%) SoapUI
16 9 (3.14%) Cobertura
General
1 37 (12.89%) Finance
2 20 (6.97%) Marketing
3 15 (5.23%) Banking
4 12 (4.18%) Manufacturing
4 12 (4.18%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.48%) Electronics
6 3 (1.05%) Back Office
6 3 (1.05%) Law
6 3 (1.05%) Retail
7 2 (0.70%) Publishing
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) French Language
8 1 (0.35%) Front Office
8 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 255 (88.85%) Developer
2 233 (81.18%) Java Developer
3 60 (20.91%) Senior Developer
3 60 (20.91%) Senior Java Developer
4 23 (8.01%) Integration Developer
5 19 (6.62%) Agile Developer
5 19 (6.62%) Agile Java Developer
6 16 (5.57%) Architect
7 13 (4.53%) JavaScript Developer
8 12 (4.18%) Node.js Developer
9 11 (3.83%) Java Architect
10 10 (3.48%) Angular Developer
11 9 (3.14%) Software Developer
12 8 (2.79%) Java Software Developer
13 7 (2.44%) J2EE Developer
13 7 (2.44%) Java Web Developer
13 7 (2.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 7 (2.44%) Senior Java Software Developer
13 7 (2.44%) Senior Software Developer
13 7 (2.44%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (77.35%) Hibernate
2 221 (77.00%) Spring
3 160 (55.75%) Web Services
4 114 (39.72%) Java EE
5 104 (36.24%) XML
6 99 (34.49%) REST
7 98 (34.15%) SOAP
8 90 (31.36%) HTML
9 73 (25.44%) JSON
10 72 (25.09%) CSS
10 72 (25.09%) RESTful
11 66 (23.00%) AngularJS
12 63 (21.95%) J2EE
13 57 (19.86%) JMS
14 50 (17.42%) Spring Boot
15 49 (17.07%) RabbitMQ
16 48 (16.72%) JSF
17 41 (14.29%) jQuery
18 36 (12.54%) Apache Camel
18 36 (12.54%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.57%) Mobile App
2 12 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.09%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.74%) Algorithms
4 5 (1.74%) Client/Server
4 5 (1.74%) Data Structures
4 5 (1.74%) User Experience
5 4 (1.39%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.39%) IPTV
6 3 (1.05%) DataPower
6 3 (1.05%) Fintech
6 3 (1.05%) Life Science
7 2 (0.70%) Social Media
8 1 (0.35%) Derivative
8 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.35%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.35%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.35%) PKI
8 1 (0.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 75 (26.13%) Linux
2 27 (9.41%) Unix
3 20 (6.97%) Windows
4 12 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.05%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.35%) Android
6 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (55.40%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (40.07%) TDD
3 99 (34.49%) Continuous Integration
4 71 (24.74%) OO
5 67 (23.34%) SOA
6 61 (21.25%) Scrum
7 58 (20.21%) MVC
8 54 (18.82%) BDD
9 50 (17.42%) Unit Testing
10 44 (15.33%) Open Source
11 32 (11.15%) UML
12 29 (10.10%) Microservices
13 28 (9.76%) Integration Testing
14 27 (9.41%) SDLC
15 25 (8.71%) Open Source Development
15 25 (8.71%) Software Engineering
16 24 (8.36%) DevOps
16 24 (8.36%) Kanban
17 23 (8.01%) Web Development
18 21 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 280 (97.56%) Java
2 118 (41.11%) JavaScript
3 94 (32.75%) SQL
4 33 (11.50%) PL/SQL
5 14 (4.88%) ECMAScript
5 14 (4.88%) ES6
6 11 (3.83%) Scala
6 11 (3.83%) Shell Script
7 10 (3.48%) Python
8 9 (3.14%) Groovy
8 9 (3.14%) VB
9 7 (2.44%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.39%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.05%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.05%) CoffeeScript
11 3 (1.05%) Perl
12 2 (0.70%) AspectJ
12 2 (0.70%) C++
12 2 (0.70%) Tcl
13 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (4.18%) Degree
2 6 (2.09%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.05%) CITP
4 3 (1.05%) OCMJD
4 3 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (1.05%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.35%) HND
5 1 (0.35%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.14%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (4.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (3.48%) Ansible
2 9 (3.14%) BladeLogic
3 4 (1.39%) Control-M
3 4 (1.39%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.05%) Puppet
5 1 (0.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 125 (43.55%) Oracle
2 30 (10.45%) Red Hat
3 22 (7.67%) IBM
4 18 (6.27%) Microsoft
5 11 (3.83%) SAP
6 9 (3.14%) Talend
7 6 (2.09%) Endeca
7 6 (2.09%) Google
7 6 (2.09%) Sybase
8 4 (1.39%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.39%) Perforce
8 4 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.05%) F5
9 3 (1.05%) Imperva
9 3 (1.05%) Informatica
9 3 (1.05%) Sun
10 2 (0.70%) Adobe
10 2 (0.70%) hybris
11 1 (0.35%) Rally
11 1 (0.35%) Splunk
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