The first table below looks at the demand for JPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Wales region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 58 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JPA 9 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.20% - 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.48% - 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Average daily rate
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£363 - £310
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 - £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.45%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
201 70 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 26.91% 12.48% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 52 93
Average daily rate £395 £317 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.80% +0.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £404 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Average hourly rate £30.25 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.37% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £40.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
JPA
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JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JPA across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JPA Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

JPA
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JPA across the Wales region.

JPA Daily Rate Trend in Wales

JPA
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JPA across the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

JPA Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

JPA
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Wales - 9 £363 - 2
West Wales - - - -
JPA
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JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 26 (100.00%) Java
1 26 (100.00%) Spring
2 21 (80.77%) Hibernate
3 19 (73.08%) Maven
4 18 (69.23%) Finance
4 18 (69.23%) Ant
5 17 (65.38%) Java EE
6 15 (57.69%) Scrum
6 15 (57.69%) Web Services
7 14 (53.85%) UML
7 14 (53.85%) Spring Web Flow
8 13 (50.00%) SOAP
8 13 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
9 12 (46.15%) Struts
9 12 (46.15%) MVC
10 11 (42.31%) J2EE
11 10 (38.46%) JUnit
12 9 (34.62%) Mobile Commerce
12 9 (34.62%) JMS
12 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
12 9 (34.62%) Degree
12 9 (34.62%) Mathematics
13 8 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (30.77%) SQL
14 7 (26.92%) Eclipse
14 7 (26.92%) JSF
15 6 (23.08%) Banking
15 6 (23.08%) CSS
15 6 (23.08%) Mobile Payment

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.69%) Liferay
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
1 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
1 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (73.08%) Maven
2 18 (69.23%) Ant
3 13 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
4 10 (38.46%) JUnit
5 7 (26.92%) Eclipse
6 2 (7.69%) JMeter
7 1 (3.85%) ClearQuest
7 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
General
1 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Java Developer
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Team Leader
2 8 (30.77%) Development Team Leader
2 8 (30.77%) Java Team Leader
3 7 (26.92%) Architect
4 6 (23.08%) Lead Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) J2EE Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Software Development Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) Spring
2 21 (80.77%) Hibernate
3 17 (65.38%) Java EE
4 15 (57.69%) Web Services
5 14 (53.85%) Spring Web Flow
6 13 (50.00%) SOAP
7 12 (46.15%) Struts
8 11 (42.31%) J2EE
9 9 (34.62%) JMS
10 7 (26.92%) JSF
11 6 (23.08%) CSS
12 5 (19.23%) XML
12 5 (19.23%) PrimeFaces
13 4 (15.38%) Ajax
13 4 (15.38%) HTML
14 3 (11.54%) XSLT
14 3 (11.54%) Spring Batch
15 2 (7.69%) XHTML
15 2 (7.69%) Facelets
15 2 (7.69%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Mathematics
2 8 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (23.08%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Scrum
2 14 (53.85%) UML
3 12 (46.15%) MVC
4 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
4 9 (34.62%) Mobile Commerce
5 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (15.38%) OOD
6 4 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (15.38%) Use Case
7 2 (7.69%) Load Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.85%) Web Development
8 1 (3.85%) Refactoring
8 1 (3.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
1 4 (15.38%) IBM
2 3 (11.54%) JBoss