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 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 470 441 415
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -26
Contract jobs citing JPA 135 140 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 0.96% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 90 90
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£380 £438 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £539 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £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
14705 14615 12634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 27.75% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9690 9670 7937
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 186 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £17.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.86 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 26 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 26 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 +5 99 £378 -11.17% 32
London -20 34 £400 -11.11% 5
Scotland -3 30 £375 -20.21% 4
South West +19 17 £400 +33.33% 7
Edinburgh -15 14 £375 -20.21% 3
East of England +6 12 £338 +26.16% 6
Gloucestershire - 11 £365 - 2
East Midlands -2 10 £331 -30.98% 5
City of London -8 10 £400 -23.80% 1
Essex +3 8 £450 +100.00% 5
South East -10 8 £325 - 3
Stirling - 8 £413 -
Northamptonshire +2 7 £288 -40.10%
North West -17 7 £388 +19.23% 4
North East -5 6 £325 +22.18% 1
Tyne and Wear -6 5 £323 +21.24% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 5 £323 +21.24% 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £325 -
Manchester -13 4 £381 +17.30% 4
Milton Keynes - 4 £325 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £325 - 1
Basildon - 4 - -
Cambridge - 4 £325 - 1
Bristol - 3 £413 - 2
Exeter - 3 £413 -
Devon - 3 £413 -
Surrey +3 2 £325 - 3
Glasgow -1 2 - -
West Midlands -8 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire -19 2 £381 +35.67%

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 284 (98.95%) Java
2 228 (79.44%) Spring
3 198 (68.99%) Hibernate
4 174 (60.63%) Web Services
5 128 (44.60%) Oracle
6 120 (41.81%) Agile Software Development
7 119 (41.46%) XML
8 118 (41.11%) SQL
9 117 (40.77%) MVC
10 113 (39.37%) JavaScript
11 106 (36.93%) Maven
12 105 (36.59%) HTML
13 99 (34.49%) CSS
14 98 (34.15%) JUnit
14 98 (34.15%) REST
15 96 (33.45%) Spring MVC
16 87 (30.31%) TDD
17 86 (29.97%) SOAP
18 79 (27.53%) J2EE
19 76 (26.48%) JBoss
20 73 (25.44%) Linux
21 69 (24.04%) WebLogic
22 63 (21.95%) JSON
23 60 (20.91%) Java EE
24 59 (20.56%) Tomcat
25 55 (19.16%) JMS
25 55 (19.16%) Finance
26 54 (18.82%) Scrum
27 53 (18.47%) PL/SQL
28 49 (17.07%) JSP

JPA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 76 (26.48%) JBoss
2 69 (24.04%) WebLogic
3 59 (20.56%) Tomcat
4 28 (9.76%) Mule
5 23 (8.01%) Apache
6 15 (5.23%) WebSphere
7 14 (4.88%) GlassFish
8 12 (4.18%) Oracle Application Server
9 11 (3.83%) Jetty
10 9 (3.14%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (2.79%) Mule ESB
12 6 (2.09%) Apache ServiceMix
13 5 (1.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (1.74%) CMS
14 4 (1.39%) Apache Solr
14 4 (1.39%) Confluence
15 3 (1.05%) Node.js
15 3 (1.05%) FileNet
16 2 (0.70%) Liferay
16 2 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.74%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.71%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.18%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.09%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.39%) GitHub
6 2 (0.70%) IaaS
6 2 (0.70%) PaaS
6 2 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.92%) LDAP
2 16 (5.57%) HTTP
3 10 (3.48%) Internet
4 4 (1.39%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.05%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.70%) Firewall
7 1 (0.35%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (16.72%) Oracle Database
2 46 (16.03%) Relational Database
3 28 (9.76%) MySQL
4 22 (7.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (5.57%) RDBMS
6 11 (3.83%) SQL Server
6 11 (3.83%) MongoDB
6 11 (3.83%) MariaDB
7 10 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (3.14%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.39%) OLTP
9 4 (1.39%) Hazelcast
9 4 (1.39%) TKPROF
10 2 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.70%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.70%) Redis
11 1 (0.35%) Riak
11 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 106 (36.93%) Maven
2 98 (34.15%) JUnit
3 47 (16.38%) Git (software)
4 44 (15.33%) Jenkins
5 41 (14.29%) Subversion
6 32 (11.15%) Eclipse
7 30 (10.45%) Ant
8 28 (9.76%) Selenium
9 21 (7.32%) JIRA
10 18 (6.27%) Mockito
11 17 (5.92%) SoapUI
12 12 (4.18%) Cucumber
13 9 (3.14%) TestNG
14 5 (1.74%) Redmine
15 4 (1.39%) Mercurial
15 4 (1.39%) RSpec
15 4 (1.39%) QUnit
15 4 (1.39%) Hudson
15 4 (1.39%) NetBeans
15 4 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 55 (19.16%) Finance
2 13 (4.53%) Banking
3 12 (4.18%) Investment Banking
4 11 (3.83%) Marketing
4 11 (3.83%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.48%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.79%) Electronics
7 5 (1.74%) Back Office
8 4 (1.39%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.39%) Publishing
9 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.35%) Military
10 1 (0.35%) Automotive
10 1 (0.35%) Legal
10 1 (0.35%) Retail
10 1 (0.35%) French Language
10 1 (0.35%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 254 (88.50%) Developer
2 229 (79.79%) Java Developer
3 50 (17.42%) Senior Developer
4 47 (16.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 21 (7.32%) Architect
6 18 (6.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 14 (4.88%) J2EE Developer
8 9 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (2.79%) PL/SQL Developer
10 7 (2.44%) Lead Developer
11 6 (2.09%) Lead Java Developer
11 6 (2.09%) Software Architect
12 5 (1.74%) Java Architect
12 5 (1.74%) Front-End Developer
12 5 (1.74%) AWS Developer
13 4 (1.39%) Integration Specialist
13 4 (1.39%) JavaScript Developer
13 4 (1.39%) Integration Engineer
13 4 (1.39%) Oracle Developer
14 3 (1.05%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (79.44%) Spring
2 198 (68.99%) Hibernate
3 174 (60.63%) Web Services
4 119 (41.46%) XML
5 105 (36.59%) HTML
6 99 (34.49%) CSS
7 98 (34.15%) REST
8 96 (33.45%) Spring MVC
9 86 (29.97%) SOAP
10 79 (27.53%) J2EE
11 63 (21.95%) JSON
12 60 (20.91%) Java EE
13 55 (19.16%) JMS
14 49 (17.07%) JSP
15 44 (15.33%) JSF
16 39 (13.59%) jQuery
17 37 (12.89%) Struts
18 36 (12.54%) Ajax
19 34 (11.85%) Apache Camel
20 33 (11.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.57%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.79%) DTV
4 7 (2.44%) Visualisation
5 6 (2.09%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.09%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.74%) Replication
7 4 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.39%) W3C
7 4 (1.39%) PKI
8 3 (1.05%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.70%) User Experience
9 2 (0.70%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.70%) Equities
9 2 (0.70%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.70%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.70%) GIS
9 2 (0.70%) Derivative
9 2 (0.70%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 73 (25.44%) Linux
2 32 (11.15%) UNIX
3 12 (4.18%) Windows
4 8 (2.79%) Solaris
4 8 (2.79%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.39%) CentOS
6 2 (0.70%) VME
6 2 (0.70%) Android
7 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (41.81%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (40.77%) MVC
3 87 (30.31%) TDD
4 54 (18.82%) Scrum
5 45 (15.68%) OO
6 42 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (13.24%) BDD
8 32 (11.15%) Web Development
9 30 (10.45%) UML
9 30 (10.45%) SDLC
10 24 (8.36%) SOA
11 19 (6.62%) E-Commerce
11 19 (6.62%) Software Engineering
12 18 (6.27%) Data Modelling
13 16 (5.57%) Integration Testing
14 15 (5.23%) Unit Testing
14 15 (5.23%) Open Source
15 14 (4.88%) User Stories
15 14 (4.88%) Logical Data Model
16 13 (4.53%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 284 (98.95%) Java
2 118 (41.11%) SQL
3 113 (39.37%) JavaScript
4 53 (18.47%) PL/SQL
5 21 (7.32%) Python
6 9 (3.14%) C#
7 8 (2.79%) XPath
8 7 (2.44%) Groovy
8 7 (2.44%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.74%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.74%) C++
9 5 (1.74%) C
10 4 (1.39%) Perl
10 4 (1.39%) XQuery
11 3 (1.05%) JPQL
11 3 (1.05%) PHP
12 2 (0.70%) COBOL
12 2 (0.70%) Ruby
12 2 (0.70%) Scala
13 1 (0.35%) HQL
Qualifications
1 32 (11.15%) Security Cleared
2 26 (9.06%) DV Cleared
3 12 (4.18%) Degree
4 4 (1.39%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.70%) OCAJ
5 2 (0.70%) HND
5 2 (0.70%) OCP
5 2 (0.70%) OCA
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.70%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.70%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.62%) QA
2 4 (1.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (2.44%) VirtualBox
1 7 (2.44%) Docker
2 4 (1.39%) Oracle Clusterware
2 4 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.05%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.70%) Squid
4 2 (0.70%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 9 (3.14%) Vagrant
2 7 (2.44%) Puppet
3 4 (1.39%) Oracle Flashback
3 4 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.39%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.70%) OpenIDM
4 2 (0.70%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.70%) Control-M
5 1 (0.35%) Ansible
5 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 128 (44.60%) Oracle
2 12 (4.18%) SAP
3 9 (3.14%) IBM
4 8 (2.79%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.44%) Adobe
6 6 (2.09%) Axway
6 6 (2.09%) hybris
6 6 (2.09%) Atomikos
7 5 (1.74%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.39%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.05%) Intershop
9 3 (1.05%) Endeca
9 3 (1.05%) Demandware
10 2 (0.70%) Splunk
10 2 (0.70%) ForgeRock
10 2 (0.70%) EnterpriseDB
10 2 (0.70%) Sun
10 2 (0.70%) Cisco
10 2 (0.70%) Sybase
11 1 (0.35%) Canoo
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