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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 490 476 499
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +23
Contract jobs citing JPA 154 161 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.01% 1.04% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 110 78
Median daily rate £450 £394 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £284 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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
15274 15429 14783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.44% 27.54% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10770 10326 9643
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 214 209
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.55 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +7 131 £450 +12.50% 28
London -1 59 £455 +10.30% 12
Yorkshire +21 19 £450 +18.03%
Leeds +15 18 £450 +18.03%
West Yorkshire +5 18 £450 +18.03%
Scotland -20 18 £350 -17.64% 1
Edinburgh -4 17 £350 -36.36% 1
South East +9 16 £500 +53.84% 3
East Midlands +15 15 £338 +3.84% 2
Northamptonshire +3 10 £338 +9.75%
Bradford - 10 £450 -
East of England +8 9 £418 +23.70%
Oxfordshire - 9 £513 - 1
City of London +41 6 £500 +17.64% 3
Northampton +1 6 £325 +12.06%
North East -50 5 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -59 5 - - 1
Oxford - 5 £513 - 1
Sunderland - 5 - - 1
Derbyshire - 5 £338 -
Cambridgeshire +15 4 £400 +23.07%
Hampshire +11 4 £400 +23.07%
Wales +11 4 - -
South Wales +8 4 - -
Gloucestershire -3 4 £388 +2.64% 3
South West -9 4 £388 -6.06% 5
Newport - 4 - -
Cambridge +18 3 £400 +23.07%
Essex -1 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £450 -

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 321 (99.69%) Java
2 259 (80.43%) Spring
3 223 (69.25%) Hibernate
4 166 (51.55%) Agile Software Development
5 161 (50.00%) Oracle
6 160 (49.69%) Web Services
7 144 (44.72%) JavaScript
8 129 (40.06%) Maven
9 119 (36.96%) SQL
10 116 (36.02%) XML
11 111 (34.47%) JUnit
12 109 (33.85%) REST
13 108 (33.54%) Java EE
13 108 (33.54%) TDD
14 99 (30.75%) SOAP
15 96 (29.81%) HTML
16 93 (28.88%) CSS
17 92 (28.57%) JBoss
18 91 (28.26%) Jenkins
19 84 (26.09%) OO
20 78 (24.22%) Oracle Database
21 77 (23.91%) Git (software)
21 77 (23.91%) Linux
22 75 (23.29%) Continuous Integration
23 73 (22.67%) MVC
24 70 (21.74%) J2EE
25 69 (21.43%) SQL Server
26 68 (21.12%) RESTful
27 66 (20.50%) JSON
28 65 (20.19%) UML

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 92 (28.57%) JBoss
2 58 (18.01%) WebLogic
3 48 (14.91%) Tomcat
4 24 (7.45%) Apache
5 19 (5.90%) WebSphere
6 18 (5.59%) Oracle Service Bus
7 17 (5.28%) Mule
8 11 (3.42%) GlassFish
9 10 (3.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (2.80%) Confluence
10 9 (2.80%) IIS
10 9 (2.80%) Mule ESB
11 8 (2.48%) Liferay
12 7 (2.17%) WebLogic Portal
13 6 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (1.86%) FileNet
13 6 (1.86%) GeoServer
13 6 (1.86%) LiveCycle
13 6 (1.86%) Oracle Application Server
14 5 (1.55%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 6 (1.86%) Gliffy
1 6 (1.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (4.04%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (2.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.55%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.62%) OpenText Process Suite
5 1 (0.31%) Global One
5 1 (0.31%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (2.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.55%) OpenShift
5 4 (1.24%) IaaS
5 4 (1.24%) PaaS
6 2 (0.62%) Force.com
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.48%) HTTP
1 8 (2.48%) LDAP
2 3 (0.93%) Firewall
2 3 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.31%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.31%) DVB
3 1 (0.31%) Internet
3 1 (0.31%) Intranet
3 1 (0.31%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.31%) Network Security
3 1 (0.31%) Skype
3 1 (0.31%) SNMP
3 1 (0.31%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (24.22%) Oracle Database
2 69 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 53 (16.46%) Relational Database
4 46 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 40 (12.42%) MySQL
6 29 (9.01%) RDBMS
7 25 (7.76%) NoSQL
8 24 (7.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 19 (5.90%) CouchDB
10 15 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
12 10 (3.11%) Hazelcast
13 9 (2.80%) DB2
14 6 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (1.24%) Infinispan
16 3 (0.93%) Big Data
16 3 (0.93%) Redis
Development Applications
1 129 (40.06%) Maven
2 111 (34.47%) JUnit
3 91 (28.26%) Jenkins
4 77 (23.91%) Git (software)
5 59 (18.32%) Subversion
6 58 (18.01%) Eclipse
6 58 (18.01%) Mockito
7 34 (10.56%) JIRA
8 32 (9.94%) Selenium
9 27 (8.39%) Ant
10 20 (6.21%) Gradle
11 17 (5.28%) Hudson
12 16 (4.97%) Cucumber
13 15 (4.66%) SoapUI
14 13 (4.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 11 (3.42%) Cobertura
15 11 (3.42%) Hamcrest
15 11 (3.42%) JBehave
15 11 (3.42%) JProfiler
15 11 (3.42%) Mercurial
General
1 43 (13.35%) Finance
2 23 (7.14%) Marketing
3 22 (6.83%) Banking
4 11 (3.42%) Manufacturing
4 11 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.80%) Electronics
6 7 (2.17%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.62%) Back Office
8 2 (0.62%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.62%) French Language
8 2 (0.62%) Law
8 2 (0.62%) Legal
8 2 (0.62%) Retail
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Automotive
9 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.31%) German Language
9 1 (0.31%) Publishing
9 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 269 (83.54%) Developer
2 251 (77.95%) Java Developer
3 69 (21.43%) Senior Developer
3 69 (21.43%) Senior Java Developer
4 39 (12.11%) Architect
5 19 (5.90%) Java Architect
5 19 (5.90%) Solutions Architect
6 18 (5.59%) Integration Developer
7 15 (4.66%) Agile Developer
7 15 (4.66%) Agile Java Developer
8 13 (4.04%) Node.js Developer
9 12 (3.73%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (3.42%) Java Software Developer
10 11 (3.42%) Lead Developer
10 11 (3.42%) Software Developer
11 9 (2.80%) Software Architect
12 8 (2.48%) Angular Developer
12 8 (2.48%) Oracle Developer
12 8 (2.48%) Senior Java Software Developer
12 8 (2.48%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (80.43%) Spring
2 223 (69.25%) Hibernate
3 160 (49.69%) Web Services
4 116 (36.02%) XML
5 109 (33.85%) REST
6 108 (33.54%) Java EE
7 99 (30.75%) SOAP
8 96 (29.81%) HTML
9 93 (28.88%) CSS
10 70 (21.74%) J2EE
11 68 (21.12%) RESTful
12 66 (20.50%) JSON
13 63 (19.57%) AngularJS
14 62 (19.25%) JSF
15 57 (17.70%) JMS
16 52 (16.15%) RabbitMQ
17 50 (15.53%) jQuery
17 50 (15.53%) Spring MVC
18 49 (15.22%) Spring Boot
19 38 (11.80%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.83%) Mobile App
2 16 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.48%) Replication
4 7 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.86%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.86%) User Experience
6 5 (1.55%) Derivative
6 5 (1.55%) Equities
6 5 (1.55%) Fixed Income
6 5 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.24%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.24%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.24%) VLE
8 3 (0.93%) Clustering
8 3 (0.93%) DataPower
8 3 (0.93%) Fintech
8 3 (0.93%) IPTV
9 2 (0.62%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.62%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.62%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 77 (23.91%) Linux
2 35 (10.87%) Unix
3 28 (8.70%) Windows
4 12 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.93%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.62%) Android
6 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (51.55%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (33.54%) TDD
3 84 (26.09%) OO
4 75 (23.29%) Continuous Integration
5 73 (22.67%) MVC
6 65 (20.19%) UML
7 62 (19.25%) SOA
8 48 (14.91%) Unit Testing
9 46 (14.29%) BDD
10 45 (13.98%) Scrum
11 31 (9.63%) Microservices
11 31 (9.63%) Open Source
12 30 (9.32%) SDLC
13 29 (9.01%) Integration Testing
14 25 (7.76%) Use Case
15 24 (7.45%) Data Modelling
15 24 (7.45%) Software Engineering
15 24 (7.45%) Web Development
16 23 (7.14%) BPMN
16 23 (7.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 321 (99.69%) Java
2 144 (44.72%) JavaScript
3 119 (36.96%) SQL
4 47 (14.60%) PL/SQL
5 19 (5.90%) ECMAScript
5 19 (5.90%) ES6
6 15 (4.66%) Shell Script
7 13 (4.04%) Python
8 11 (3.42%) Bash Shell
8 11 (3.42%) Scala
8 11 (3.42%) T-SQL
9 9 (2.80%) Groovy
10 6 (1.86%) VB
11 4 (1.24%) C++
12 3 (0.93%) C
12 3 (0.93%) Perl
13 2 (0.62%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.62%) CoffeeScript
13 2 (0.62%) Jython
13 2 (0.62%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 15 (4.66%) Security Cleared
2 12 (3.73%) Degree
3 9 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.17%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.93%) BC Cleared
5 3 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.93%) CITP
5 3 (0.93%) OCMJD
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (0.93%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.31%) HND
6 1 (0.31%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.66%) QA
2 3 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (2.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (3.42%) BladeLogic
2 6 (1.86%) Ansible
2 6 (1.86%) Control-M
3 2 (0.62%) Puppet
Vendors
1 161 (50.00%) Oracle
2 19 (5.90%) Red Hat
3 18 (5.59%) Microsoft
4 13 (4.04%) IBM
5 11 (3.42%) SAP
6 8 (2.48%) Adobe
6 8 (2.48%) Sybase
6 8 (2.48%) Talend
7 6 (1.86%) ILOG
7 6 (1.86%) Kofax
7 6 (1.86%) Splunk
8 4 (1.24%) Blackboard
9 3 (0.93%) Endeca
9 3 (0.93%) F5
9 3 (0.93%) Google
9 3 (0.93%) Imperva
9 3 (0.93%) Informatica
9 3 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.93%) Sun
10 2 (0.62%) Axway
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