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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 454 434 387
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -47
Contract jobs citing JPA 155 156 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.03% 1.04% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 90 114
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £42.50

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
15009 15003 12938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.92% 27.57% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9738 9817 8086
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 213 366
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.54 £18.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -12 117 £375 -16.66% 38
London -35 37 £390 -13.33% 12
Scotland +8 30 £393 -21.50% 5
South West +24 26 £406 +35.41% 2
Gloucestershire - 21 £400 -
East of England +19 18 £425 +13.33% 11
Essex +13 14 £425 +13.33% 5
South East -11 12 £325 +1.56% 2
Stirling - 12 £415 -
Edinburgh -12 11 £375 -25.00% 4
East Midlands +6 10 £306 -36.19% 5
City of London -2 9 £400 -27.27% 5
Northamptonshire -4 8 £288 -40.10% 1
North East - 7 £310 -
Southend-on-Sea +11 6 £425 +13.33%
Surrey +8 6 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £320 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £320 -
Cambridge - 4 £325 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 4 £325 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £325 - 2
Basildon - 4 - - 1
Exeter - 3 £413 -
Gloucester - 3 £413 -
Devon - 3 £413 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £325 - 1
Glasgow -3 2 - -
Hampshire -7 2 £329 +2.73%
Manchester -10 2 £388 +19.23% 2
West Midlands -11 2 - - 1

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 299 (99.01%) Java
2 230 (76.16%) Spring
3 209 (69.21%) Hibernate
4 186 (61.59%) Web Services
5 145 (48.01%) Agile Software Development
6 137 (45.36%) Oracle
7 129 (42.72%) SQL
8 122 (40.40%) JavaScript
8 122 (40.40%) XML
9 121 (40.07%) Maven
10 120 (39.74%) MVC
11 117 (38.74%) HTML
12 111 (36.75%) REST
13 106 (35.10%) CSS
14 105 (34.77%) JUnit
15 93 (30.79%) SOAP
16 92 (30.46%) TDD
16 92 (30.46%) Spring MVC
17 86 (28.48%) Linux
18 85 (28.15%) J2EE
19 80 (26.49%) WebLogic
20 77 (25.50%) JSON
21 73 (24.17%) JBoss
22 66 (21.85%) Java EE
23 61 (20.20%) Scrum
24 60 (19.87%) Tomcat
25 59 (19.54%) Jenkins
25 59 (19.54%) Git (software)
26 56 (18.54%) PL/SQL
26 56 (18.54%) Subversion

JPA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (26.49%) WebLogic
2 73 (24.17%) JBoss
3 60 (19.87%) Tomcat
4 28 (9.27%) Mule
5 22 (7.28%) Apache
6 18 (5.96%) GlassFish
7 16 (5.30%) Oracle Application Server
8 13 (4.30%) WebSphere
9 10 (3.31%) Apache ServiceMix
10 9 (2.98%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (2.98%) Jetty
11 7 (2.32%) Mule ESB
12 4 (1.32%) Apache Solr
12 4 (1.32%) Confluence
12 4 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.99%) CMS
13 3 (0.99%) FileNet
13 3 (0.99%) Node.js
14 2 (0.66%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.65%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.99%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.97%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (2.65%) Amazon S3
3 8 (2.65%) GitHub
4 6 (1.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (1.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.66%) PaaS
5 2 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.63%) LDAP
2 15 (4.97%) HTTP
3 14 (4.64%) Internet
4 6 (1.99%) Firewall
5 3 (0.99%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.99%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (18.21%) Oracle Database
2 46 (15.23%) Relational Database
3 29 (9.60%) MySQL
4 24 (7.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (6.29%) RDBMS
6 14 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (4.30%) SQL Server
8 12 (3.97%) MongoDB
8 12 (3.97%) NoSQL
9 11 (3.64%) MariaDB
10 7 (2.32%) Pentaho
11 5 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.66%) OLTP
11 5 (1.66%) TKPROF
11 5 (1.66%) Hazelcast
12 3 (0.99%) DB2
12 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.66%) Redis
13 2 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 121 (40.07%) Maven
2 105 (34.77%) JUnit
3 59 (19.54%) Jenkins
3 59 (19.54%) Git (software)
4 56 (18.54%) Subversion
5 40 (13.25%) Eclipse
6 35 (11.59%) Selenium
7 26 (8.61%) Ant
8 24 (7.95%) JIRA
9 20 (6.62%) Mockito
10 17 (5.63%) SoapUI
11 16 (5.30%) Cucumber
12 9 (2.98%) Redmine
12 9 (2.98%) TestNG
13 8 (2.65%) QUnit
14 6 (1.99%) RSpec
14 6 (1.99%) JMeter
15 5 (1.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 5 (1.66%) JDeveloper
15 5 (1.66%) Mercurial
General
1 53 (17.55%) Finance
2 17 (5.63%) Banking
3 12 (3.97%) Investment Banking
4 10 (3.31%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.65%) Marketing
6 6 (1.99%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.66%) Electronics
8 4 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.32%) Back Office
8 4 (1.32%) Publishing
9 3 (0.99%) Games
10 1 (0.33%) Automotive
10 1 (0.33%) Legal
10 1 (0.33%) Military
10 1 (0.33%) Retail
10 1 (0.33%) French Language
10 1 (0.33%) Greek Language
10 1 (0.33%) Front Office
10 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 267 (88.41%) Developer
2 236 (78.15%) Java Developer
3 55 (18.21%) Senior Developer
4 48 (15.89%) Senior Java Developer
5 20 (6.62%) Architect
5 20 (6.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 14 (4.64%) J2EE Developer
7 9 (2.98%) Lead Developer
8 8 (2.65%) PL/SQL Developer
9 7 (2.32%) Lead Java Developer
9 7 (2.32%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (1.99%) Software Architect
11 5 (1.66%) Oracle Developer
11 5 (1.66%) Java Architect
11 5 (1.66%) Agile Java Developer
12 4 (1.32%) Integration Specialist
12 4 (1.32%) Front-End Developer
12 4 (1.32%) AWS Developer
12 4 (1.32%) Technical Architect
12 4 (1.32%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (76.16%) Spring
2 209 (69.21%) Hibernate
3 186 (61.59%) Web Services
4 122 (40.40%) XML
5 117 (38.74%) HTML
6 111 (36.75%) REST
7 106 (35.10%) CSS
8 93 (30.79%) SOAP
9 92 (30.46%) Spring MVC
10 85 (28.15%) J2EE
11 77 (25.50%) JSON
12 66 (21.85%) Java EE
13 55 (18.21%) JSP
14 53 (17.55%) JMS
15 51 (16.89%) jQuery
16 44 (14.57%) Ajax
17 42 (13.91%) JSF
18 39 (12.91%) Struts
19 36 (11.92%) Apache Camel
20 35 (11.59%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.29%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (5.30%) Open Source
4 9 (2.98%) W3C
5 8 (2.65%) PKI
6 7 (2.32%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.99%) Smartcard
7 6 (1.99%) Replication
8 5 (1.66%) DTV
8 5 (1.66%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.66%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.32%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.99%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.99%) Interactive TV
10 3 (0.99%) Derivative
10 3 (0.99%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (0.99%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.99%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.99%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 86 (28.48%) Linux
2 34 (11.26%) UNIX
3 14 (4.64%) Windows
4 12 (3.97%) CentOS
5 8 (2.65%) Mac OS X
6 7 (2.32%) Solaris
7 5 (1.66%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.32%) VMS
9 2 (0.66%) Android
9 2 (0.66%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (48.01%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (39.74%) MVC
3 92 (30.46%) TDD
4 61 (20.20%) Scrum
5 50 (16.56%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (14.57%) OO
7 42 (13.91%) BDD
8 31 (10.26%) UML
8 31 (10.26%) Web Development
9 26 (8.61%) SOA
10 19 (6.29%) Software Engineering
10 19 (6.29%) User Stories
11 17 (5.63%) E-Commerce
11 17 (5.63%) Data Modelling
12 16 (5.30%) Static Code Analysis
12 16 (5.30%) Integration Testing
13 15 (4.97%) Unit Testing
13 15 (4.97%) Mentoring
14 14 (4.64%) Workflow
15 13 (4.30%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 299 (99.01%) Java
2 129 (42.72%) SQL
3 122 (40.40%) JavaScript
4 56 (18.54%) PL/SQL
5 23 (7.62%) Python
6 13 (4.30%) C#
7 9 (2.98%) XPath
8 8 (2.65%) Groovy
9 7 (2.32%) PHP
9 7 (2.32%) JPQL
9 7 (2.32%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.66%) C
10 5 (1.66%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.32%) XQuery
11 4 (1.32%) C++
12 2 (0.66%) COBOL
13 1 (0.33%) Ruby
13 1 (0.33%) Perl
13 1 (0.33%) HQL
13 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (11.92%) Security Cleared
2 30 (9.93%) DV Cleared
3 13 (4.30%) Degree
4 4 (1.32%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.66%) OCP
5 2 (0.66%) OCA
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.66%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.66%) HND
5 2 (0.66%) OCAJ
5 2 (0.66%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.95%) QA
2 5 (1.66%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (3.64%) VirtualBox
2 8 (2.65%) Docker
3 5 (1.66%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (1.66%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (0.99%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.66%) Squid
6 1 (0.33%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 13 (4.30%) Vagrant
2 11 (3.64%) Puppet
3 7 (2.32%) OpenIDM
4 5 (1.66%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (1.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (1.66%) Oracle Flashback
4 5 (1.66%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.66%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.66%) Control-M
6 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 137 (45.36%) Oracle
2 16 (5.30%) Red Hat
3 12 (3.97%) SAP
4 8 (2.65%) Atomikos
4 8 (2.65%) JD Edwards
4 8 (2.65%) Axway
5 7 (2.32%) IBM
6 6 (1.99%) Splunk
6 6 (1.99%) Adobe
6 6 (1.99%) Cisco
7 5 (1.66%) hybris
8 4 (1.32%) Microsoft
9 3 (0.99%) Intershop
9 3 (0.99%) Sybase
9 3 (0.99%) Demandware
9 3 (0.99%) Canoo
10 2 (0.66%) EnterpriseDB
10 2 (0.66%) ForgeRock
10 2 (0.66%) Sun
10 2 (0.66%) Endeca
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