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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 506 494 481
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Contract jobs citing JPA 116 152 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 0.96% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 100 100
Median daily rate £401 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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
15273 15835 15252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.81% 28.73% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10539 11026 10410
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 255 172
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £17.43 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £54.00
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 9 December 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
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 9 December 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 +4 105 £415 - 37
London +22 42 £525 +13.51% 14
South East +14 27 £373 -8.30% 3
North West +14 13 £380 +4.82% 1
City of London -2 11 £525 -25.00% 1
Edinburgh +9 10 £340 -24.44% 7
Manchester +7 10 £356 -1.72% 1
Scotland -7 10 £340 -24.44% 8
East Sussex +18 9 £300 -
Brighton +13 9 £300 -
East of England +4 7 £403 +15.00% 3
South West +3 7 £415 - 13
Gloucestershire +3 7 £415 - 7
West Yorkshire +25 5 £411 -
Leeds +21 5 £411 -
Yorkshire +19 5 £411 - 1
Hampshire +16 5 £354 +8.84%
Reading +7 4 - - 2
Cambridgeshire +5 4 £388 +12.31% 1
Portsmouth +2 4 £370 -
Berkshire +2 4 - - 2
Kent - 4 £375 -
Cheshire +19 3 £390 -
Cambridge +15 3 £388 +12.31%
East Midlands -9 3 £380 -10.58% 2
Northamptonshire - 3 £380 -
West Sussex +8 2 £494 -
Worthing 0 2 £494 -
Oxfordshire -1 2 £409 -11.62%
Oxford -4 2 £409 -11.62%

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 262 (96.68%) Java
2 213 (78.60%) Hibernate
3 195 (71.96%) Spring
4 157 (57.93%) Web Services
5 149 (54.98%) Agile Software Development
6 127 (46.86%) TDD
7 122 (45.02%) JavaScript
8 120 (44.28%) REST
9 111 (40.96%) Oracle
10 103 (38.01%) JSON
10 103 (38.01%) Git (software)
11 101 (37.27%) Java EE
12 100 (36.90%) HTML
13 99 (36.53%) Maven
14 98 (36.16%) SQL
15 97 (35.79%) SOAP
16 92 (33.95%) Continuous Integration
17 89 (32.84%) XML
18 87 (32.10%) JUnit
19 83 (30.63%) AngularJS
20 80 (29.52%) Jenkins
21 77 (28.41%) MVC
22 76 (28.04%) OO
23 70 (25.83%) CSS
23 70 (25.83%) Scrum
24 69 (25.46%) JBoss
25 68 (25.09%) Subversion
26 63 (23.25%) Finance
27 62 (22.88%) J2EE
28 59 (21.77%) Linux

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 69 (25.46%) JBoss
2 47 (17.34%) Tomcat
3 38 (14.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 21 (7.75%) WebSphere
5 20 (7.38%) WebLogic
6 13 (4.80%) Apache
7 9 (3.32%) Mule
8 8 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (2.95%) Jetty
9 7 (2.58%) Mule ESB
10 5 (1.85%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.85%) GlassFish
11 4 (1.48%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.48%) Oracle Spatial
11 4 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (1.11%) Confluence
12 3 (1.11%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.74%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (9.96%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (2.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (2.21%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.37%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.54%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (1.85%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.74%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.74%) Force.com
7 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.32%) HTTP
2 6 (2.21%) LDAP
3 4 (1.48%) SNMP
4 2 (0.74%) AMQP
4 2 (0.74%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.37%) DVB
5 1 (0.37%) Firewall
5 1 (0.37%) Network Security
5 1 (0.37%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (17.34%) MongoDB
1 47 (17.34%) Relational Database
1 47 (17.34%) SQL Server
2 46 (16.97%) MySQL
3 34 (12.55%) Oracle Database
3 34 (12.55%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (8.86%) RDBMS
5 19 (7.01%) NoSQL
6 15 (5.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (3.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (3.32%) DB2
9 7 (2.58%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.21%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (2.21%) SQLite
11 5 (1.85%) GIS
11 5 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (1.48%) Redis
13 3 (1.11%) Endeca
13 3 (1.11%) Hazelcast
14 2 (0.74%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 103 (38.01%) Git (software)
2 99 (36.53%) Maven
3 87 (32.10%) JUnit
4 80 (29.52%) Jenkins
5 68 (25.09%) Subversion
6 59 (21.77%) Eclipse
7 32 (11.81%) Gradle
8 26 (9.59%) IntelliJ
9 25 (9.23%) Mockito
10 23 (8.49%) JIRA
11 20 (7.38%) Mercurial
12 16 (5.90%) SonarQube
13 15 (5.54%) Hudson
13 15 (5.54%) JProfiler
14 12 (4.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 11 (4.06%) Gerrit
16 10 (3.69%) CruiseControl
17 9 (3.32%) Build Forge
17 9 (3.32%) Cucumber
17 9 (3.32%) GitLab
General
1 63 (23.25%) Finance
2 32 (11.81%) Banking
3 10 (3.69%) Marketing
4 8 (2.95%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.58%) Electronics
5 7 (2.58%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.85%) Retail
7 4 (1.48%) Front Office
7 4 (1.48%) Law
8 3 (1.11%) Advertising
8 3 (1.11%) Back Office
9 2 (0.74%) Games
9 2 (0.74%) Publishing
10 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 242 (89.30%) Developer
2 212 (78.23%) Java Developer
3 39 (14.39%) Senior Developer
4 38 (14.02%) Senior Java Developer
5 23 (8.49%) Agile Developer
5 23 (8.49%) Agile Java Developer
6 13 (4.80%) Architect
7 12 (4.43%) Integration Developer
7 12 (4.43%) J2EE Developer
7 12 (4.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 11 (4.06%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (3.32%) SQL Developer
10 7 (2.58%) .NET Developer
10 7 (2.58%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (2.21%) Java Architect
12 5 (1.85%) Core Java Developer
12 5 (1.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 4 (1.48%) Angular Developer
13 4 (1.48%) Java Engineer
13 4 (1.48%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (78.60%) Hibernate
2 195 (71.96%) Spring
3 157 (57.93%) Web Services
4 120 (44.28%) REST
5 103 (38.01%) JSON
6 101 (37.27%) Java EE
7 100 (36.90%) HTML
8 97 (35.79%) SOAP
9 89 (32.84%) XML
10 83 (30.63%) AngularJS
11 70 (25.83%) CSS
12 62 (22.88%) J2EE
13 52 (19.19%) jQuery
13 52 (19.19%) Spring Boot
14 50 (18.45%) JMS
15 47 (17.34%) HTML5
15 47 (17.34%) JSF
16 42 (15.50%) Spring MVC
17 38 (14.02%) RabbitMQ
18 36 (13.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.01%) Inversion of Control
2 17 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.95%) Algorithms
4 8 (2.95%) Data Structures
4 8 (2.95%) NHS
5 5 (1.85%) Derivative
6 4 (1.48%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.48%) SWIFT
6 4 (1.48%) User Experience
7 3 (1.11%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.11%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.11%) Fintech
7 3 (1.11%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.74%) IPTV
8 2 (0.74%) Life Science
9 1 (0.37%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.37%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.37%) iPad
9 1 (0.37%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 59 (21.77%) Linux
2 35 (12.92%) Unix
3 7 (2.58%) Windows
4 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.37%) Android
5 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (54.98%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (46.86%) TDD
3 92 (33.95%) Continuous Integration
4 77 (28.41%) MVC
5 76 (28.04%) OO
6 70 (25.83%) Scrum
7 58 (21.40%) Unit Testing
8 57 (21.03%) SOA
9 46 (16.97%) Open Source
10 44 (16.24%) BDD
11 34 (12.55%) Data Modelling
12 28 (10.33%) Software Engineering
13 26 (9.59%) SDLC
13 26 (9.59%) UML
14 25 (9.23%) Mentoring
15 24 (8.86%) Open Source Development
16 21 (7.75%) Web Development
17 20 (7.38%) Coaching
18 19 (7.01%) Domain-Driven Design
18 19 (7.01%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 262 (96.68%) Java
2 122 (45.02%) JavaScript
3 98 (36.16%) SQL
4 27 (9.96%) PL/SQL
5 20 (7.38%) Python
6 11 (4.06%) Scala
7 9 (3.32%) Groovy
7 9 (3.32%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.95%) C#
9 7 (2.58%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.85%) C
10 5 (1.85%) PHP
10 5 (1.85%) VB
11 4 (1.48%) C++
11 4 (1.48%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.48%) Tcl
11 4 (1.48%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.48%) VBA
12 3 (1.11%) ECMAScript
12 3 (1.11%) ES6
Qualifications
1 12 (4.43%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.69%) Degree
3 4 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.21%) QA
2 4 (1.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (7.75%) Docker
2 1 (0.37%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 12 (4.43%) Ansible
2 5 (1.85%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.11%) Control-M
4 1 (0.37%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.37%) MOM
4 1 (0.37%) Nagios
4 1 (0.37%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 111 (40.96%) Oracle
2 24 (8.86%) Red Hat
3 22 (8.12%) IBM
4 15 (5.54%) Perforce
5 9 (3.32%) TIBCO
6 7 (2.58%) SAP
7 6 (2.21%) MuleSoft
8 5 (1.85%) Google
9 4 (1.48%) Microsoft
9 4 (1.48%) Sybase
9 4 (1.48%) Zend
10 2 (0.74%) Adobe
10 2 (0.74%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.74%) hybris
10 2 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.74%) Splunk
11 1 (0.37%) Apple
11 1 (0.37%) FatWire
11 1 (0.37%) Luciad
11 1 (0.37%) Twitter
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