The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 81 53 45
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -8
Contract jobs citing JPA 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.25% 0.18% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 0.77% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Average daily rate
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£248 £390 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.53% +12.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £390 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £390 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
276 130 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 34.12% 22.85% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 84 69
Average daily rate £363 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.93% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Average hourly rate £21.80 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.56% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £18.99 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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
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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
South Wales -9 1 £170 -56.41% 2
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UK

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 15 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) Hibernate
2 14 (93.33%) Spring
3 13 (86.67%) Maven
4 12 (80.00%) Ant
5 11 (73.33%) Web Services
5 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (73.33%) Scrum
6 10 (66.67%) Spring Web Flow
6 10 (66.67%) SOAP
7 9 (60.00%) Java EE
7 9 (60.00%) Finance
7 9 (60.00%) Apache Ivy
8 8 (53.33%) MVC
8 8 (53.33%) Struts
8 8 (53.33%) UML
8 8 (53.33%) SQL
9 7 (46.67%) J2EE
10 6 (40.00%) JUnit
10 6 (40.00%) Eclipse
10 6 (40.00%) JSF
11 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
11 5 (33.33%) Degree
11 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
11 5 (33.33%) JMS
11 5 (33.33%) XML
11 5 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
11 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
12 4 (26.67%) HTML
12 4 (26.67%) Oracle

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Maven
2 12 (80.00%) Ant
3 9 (60.00%) Apache Ivy
4 6 (40.00%) JUnit
4 6 (40.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (13.33%) JMeter
6 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (6.67%) Subversion
6 1 (6.67%) NetBeans
6 1 (6.67%) IntelliJ
6 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
6 1 (6.67%) ClearQuest
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Team Leader
2 4 (26.67%) Development Team Leader
2 4 (26.67%) Java Team Leader
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Software Development Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) Hibernate
1 14 (93.33%) Spring
2 11 (73.33%) Web Services
3 10 (66.67%) Spring Web Flow
3 10 (66.67%) SOAP
4 9 (60.00%) Java EE
5 8 (53.33%) Struts
6 7 (46.67%) J2EE
7 6 (40.00%) JSF
8 5 (33.33%) JMS
8 5 (33.33%) XML
9 4 (26.67%) HTML
9 4 (26.67%) CSS
9 4 (26.67%) Ajax
10 3 (20.00%) Spring Batch
10 3 (20.00%) PrimeFaces
10 3 (20.00%) XSLT
11 2 (13.33%) XHTML
11 2 (13.33%) Facelets
12 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (26.67%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (73.33%) Scrum
2 8 (53.33%) MVC
2 8 (53.33%) UML
3 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (13.33%) OOD
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Use Case
5 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Refactoring
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
1 4 (26.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss