The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for JPA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Persistence API (JPA)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 122 111
Rank change year-on-year +25 -11  
Contract jobs citing JPA 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.17% 0.042% 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £394 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% -3.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £440 £375
% change year-on-year -4.48% +17.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +45.83% -10.00%  

JPA is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 381 501 478
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 21.04% 21.26% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 302 300
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.06 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.57% -46.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.00 £33.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing JPA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for JPA in Berkshire

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JPA in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for JPA in Berkshire

JPA
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Slough - 1 £340 -
JPA
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for JPA.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Java EE
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) JDBC
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing

JPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Mockito
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Java EE
3 2 (50.00%) JDBC
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) JAAS
4 1 (25.00%) JAXB
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) API Integration
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle