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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Persistence API (JPA)
UK
Rank 437 426 454
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +28
Contract jobs citing JPA 171 205 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.39% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.21% 1.38% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 130 89
Median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £300 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £45.00

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
14168 14836 14077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.20% 28.53% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9872 10211 9296
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 245 191
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £21.15 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +29 158 £438 +9.37% 48
London +9 48 £475 +2.20% 19
South East +30 32 £438 +10.06% 2
South West +16 22 £415 +10.66% 9
Gloucestershire +18 20 £415 - 6
East Midlands +8 15 £450 +50.00% 6
North West +27 11 £325 -18.75% 2
Manchester +16 9 £306 -23.43%
East of England +6 9 £475 +5.55% 6
Edinburgh -1 9 £388 -29.54% 4
Scotland -4 9 £388 -27.90% 4
Nottinghamshire - 8 £475 - 2
Oxfordshire - 8 £444 -
West Midlands +13 7 £438 - 2
Yorkshire +10 7 £420 -6.66% 2
Essex 0 7 £481 +6.94% 6
Worthing -5 7 £510 -
West Sussex -7 7 £510 -
West Yorkshire +12 6 £420 -6.66% 1
Leeds -2 6 £420 -6.66% 1
City of London -7 6 £625 +13.63% 3
Kent - 6 £388 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £450 - 1
Milton Keynes - 5 £450 - 1
Kidlington - 5 £438 -
Hampshire +7 4 £338 +3.84%
Birmingham +3 4 £484 -
Nottingham - 4 £450 - 2
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £481 - 1
Derbyshire -2 3 £350 +16.66% 1

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 291 (98.64%) Java
2 235 (79.66%) Spring
3 231 (78.31%) Hibernate
4 171 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
5 142 (48.14%) Web Services
6 140 (47.46%) Oracle
7 132 (44.75%) REST
8 118 (40.00%) JavaScript
9 117 (39.66%) SQL
10 112 (37.97%) TDD
11 104 (35.25%) XML
11 104 (35.25%) Continuous Integration
12 103 (34.92%) SOAP
13 102 (34.58%) Git (software)
14 99 (33.56%) Java EE
15 93 (31.53%) J2EE
16 92 (31.19%) JSON
17 83 (28.14%) JUnit
18 82 (27.80%) HTML
19 81 (27.46%) MVC
20 79 (26.78%) AngularJS
21 77 (26.10%) Maven
22 73 (24.75%) Finance
22 73 (24.75%) Scrum
23 72 (24.41%) OO
24 64 (21.69%) SOA
24 64 (21.69%) Unit Testing
25 63 (21.36%) CSS
26 59 (20.00%) JBoss
26 59 (20.00%) Spring Boot

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 59 (20.00%) JBoss
2 54 (18.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 53 (17.97%) Tomcat
4 48 (16.27%) WebLogic
5 22 (7.46%) Mule
6 20 (6.78%) WebSphere
7 16 (5.42%) Confluence
7 16 (5.42%) Mule ESB
8 11 (3.73%) Jetty
9 8 (2.71%) GlassFish
9 8 (2.71%) Oracle Coherence
10 7 (2.37%) Apache
10 7 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (2.37%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (2.03%) Apache Spark
12 4 (1.36%) Oracle Application Server
12 4 (1.36%) Oracle Spatial
12 4 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (1.02%) WebLogic Portal
13 3 (1.02%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (9.15%) Oracle BPM
2 14 (4.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.02%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.34%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.80%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.07%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (4.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 9 (3.05%) PaaS
4 8 (2.71%) IaaS
5 5 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.68%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.68%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.34%) G Suite
8 1 (0.34%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.34%) Heroku
8 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.73%) HTTP
2 3 (1.02%) LDAP
2 3 (1.02%) SMTP
2 3 (1.02%) SNMP
2 3 (1.02%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.68%) AMQP
3 2 (0.68%) Firewall
3 2 (0.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (17.29%) Relational Database
2 45 (15.25%) Oracle Database
3 34 (11.53%) MongoDB
3 34 (11.53%) MySQL
4 32 (10.85%) SQL Server
5 30 (10.17%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (8.47%) RDBMS
7 23 (7.80%) NoSQL
8 22 (7.46%) Oracle Database 11g
9 20 (6.78%) Oracle Database 10g
10 17 (5.76%) Oracle Database 12c
11 10 (3.39%) Redis
12 9 (3.05%) DB2
13 7 (2.37%) GIS
14 6 (2.03%) SQLite
15 5 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (1.69%) Hadoop
15 5 (1.69%) Hazelcast
16 3 (1.02%) Big Data
17 1 (0.34%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 102 (34.58%) Git (software)
2 83 (28.14%) JUnit
3 77 (26.10%) Maven
4 56 (18.98%) Jenkins
5 49 (16.61%) Subversion
6 42 (14.24%) JIRA
7 32 (10.85%) Eclipse
8 24 (8.14%) Mockito
9 23 (7.80%) Gradle
10 15 (5.08%) Hudson
10 15 (5.08%) IntelliJ
11 14 (4.75%) Cucumber
12 12 (4.07%) Mercurial
13 11 (3.73%) SonarQube
14 10 (3.39%) JProfiler
15 9 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (3.05%) Build Forge
15 9 (3.05%) CruiseControl
16 8 (2.71%) EasyMock
16 8 (2.71%) Selenium
General
1 73 (24.75%) Finance
2 38 (12.88%) Banking
3 15 (5.08%) Marketing
4 14 (4.75%) Electronics
4 14 (4.75%) Manufacturing
4 14 (4.75%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.71%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.69%) Games
6 5 (1.69%) Retail
7 3 (1.02%) Front Office
7 3 (1.02%) Law
8 2 (0.68%) Advertising
8 2 (0.68%) Back Office
8 2 (0.68%) Prime Brokerage
8 2 (0.68%) Publishing
8 2 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 260 (88.14%) Developer
2 229 (77.63%) Java Developer
3 42 (14.24%) Senior Developer
4 40 (13.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 17 (5.76%) Agile Developer
5 17 (5.76%) Agile Java Developer
5 17 (5.76%) Architect
6 13 (4.41%) J2EE Developer
6 13 (4.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 12 (4.07%) Full Stack Developer
7 12 (4.07%) Integration Developer
8 11 (3.73%) Digital Developer
9 10 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (2.37%) .NET Developer
10 7 (2.37%) Java Architect
10 7 (2.37%) PHP Developer
10 7 (2.37%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 6 (2.03%) Designer
11 6 (2.03%) Oracle Developer
11 6 (2.03%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (79.66%) Spring
2 231 (78.31%) Hibernate
3 142 (48.14%) Web Services
4 132 (44.75%) REST
5 104 (35.25%) XML
6 103 (34.92%) SOAP
7 99 (33.56%) Java EE
8 93 (31.53%) J2EE
9 92 (31.19%) JSON
10 82 (27.80%) HTML
11 79 (26.78%) AngularJS
12 63 (21.36%) CSS
13 59 (20.00%) Spring Boot
14 53 (17.97%) JMS
15 48 (16.27%) RESTful
16 47 (15.93%) Spring MVC
17 46 (15.59%) XSLT
18 45 (15.25%) HTML5
19 38 (12.88%) JSP
19 38 (12.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (5.42%) Computer Science
2 10 (3.39%) Data Structures
3 9 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.71%) NHS
4 8 (2.71%) User Experience
5 7 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (2.03%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.03%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.03%) Derivative
7 4 (1.36%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.36%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.36%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.02%) DataPower
9 2 (0.68%) Clustering
9 2 (0.68%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.68%) iPad
10 1 (0.34%) Fintech
10 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.34%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 57 (19.32%) Linux
2 45 (15.25%) Unix
3 5 (1.69%) Windows
4 2 (0.68%) Android
4 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (37.97%) TDD
3 104 (35.25%) Continuous Integration
4 81 (27.46%) MVC
5 73 (24.75%) Scrum
6 72 (24.41%) OO
7 64 (21.69%) SOA
7 64 (21.69%) Unit Testing
8 50 (16.95%) SDLC
9 41 (13.90%) BDD
10 39 (13.22%) Software Engineering
11 33 (11.19%) UML
12 32 (10.85%) Data Modelling
13 28 (9.49%) Integration Testing
14 26 (8.81%) Open Source
15 23 (7.80%) Inversion of Control
16 20 (6.78%) Microservices
16 20 (6.78%) Workflow
17 18 (6.10%) Event-Driven Architecture
18 17 (5.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 291 (98.64%) Java
2 118 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 117 (39.66%) SQL
4 42 (14.24%) PL/SQL
5 21 (7.12%) Python
6 12 (4.07%) Bash Shell
7 11 (3.73%) C
7 11 (3.73%) Shell Script
8 9 (3.05%) C#
8 9 (3.05%) Scala
9 8 (2.71%) PHP
10 5 (1.69%) ES6
10 5 (1.69%) Groovy
10 5 (1.69%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.36%) VBA
12 3 (1.02%) C++
12 3 (1.02%) Tcl
13 2 (0.68%) ECMAScript
13 2 (0.68%) Perl
14 1 (0.34%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 38 (12.88%) Security Cleared
2 18 (6.10%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.42%) Degree
4 9 (3.05%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (2.03%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.02%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.05%) QA
2 5 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (6.10%) Docker
2 2 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.34%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 6 (2.03%) Ansible
2 4 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.36%) Puppet
3 2 (0.68%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.34%) Control-M
4 1 (0.34%) MOM
4 1 (0.34%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 140 (47.46%) Oracle
2 18 (6.10%) Red Hat
3 16 (5.42%) IBM
4 15 (5.08%) SAP
5 13 (4.41%) Perforce
6 9 (3.05%) TIBCO
7 7 (2.37%) Talend
7 7 (2.37%) Zend
8 4 (1.36%) Google
8 4 (1.36%) Sybase
9 3 (1.02%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.02%) Kony
9 3 (1.02%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.68%) Microsoft
10 2 (0.68%) Splunk
10 2 (0.68%) Yahoo!
11 1 (0.34%) Adobe
11 1 (0.34%) Apple
11 1 (0.34%) BEA
11 1 (0.34%) CA
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