The table below looks at the statistics for JPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Persistence API (JPA)
England / West Midlands
Rank 124 113 105
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing JPA 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.041% 0.21% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.88% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £425 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 - £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 in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
610 571 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.30% 24.28% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 345 301
Median daily rate £375 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £22.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

JPA
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

JPA Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

JPA
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 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
Staffordshire - 1 £425 -
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for JPA.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Java EE
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) JUnit
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
4 2 (40.00%) Checkstyle
4 2 (40.00%) Endeca
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) JMS
4 2 (40.00%) JBoss
4 2 (40.00%) Struts
4 2 (40.00%) EJB
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) Ant
4 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Gradle
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (40.00%) QUnit
4 2 (40.00%) Software Deployment

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Endeca
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (60.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) Ant
3 2 (40.00%) Checkstyle
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Gradle
3 2 (40.00%) QUnit
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (20.00%) Hudson
4 1 (20.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (20.00%) JProfiler
4 1 (20.00%) Maven
4 1 (20.00%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Hybris Developer
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (80.00%) Java EE
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) EJB
4 2 (40.00%) EJB 3.0
4 2 (40.00%) JBoss Seam
4 2 (40.00%) JMS
4 2 (40.00%) JSTL
4 2 (40.00%) RESTful
4 2 (40.00%) Spring Boot
4 2 (40.00%) Struts
5 1 (20.00%) Akka
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
5 1 (20.00%) React
5 1 (20.00%) spray
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) RAD
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Scala
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) hybris
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
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