Period
to 18 December 2018

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 6 months to 18 December 2018 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
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 164 167
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 +9
Contract jobs citing JPA 2 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.046% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.53% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Berkshire median daily rate £575 £375 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.33% -13.79% +28.89%
10th Percentile £563 £363 £433
90th Percentile £588 £388 £438
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% -5.26% -

JPA is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,147 935 934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.59% 22.60% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 563 568
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £310 £275 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 24
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.19% -6.25%
10th Percentile £24.20 £9.58 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.00 £44.00 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing JPA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 18 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 £575 - 3
Windsor - 1 - -
JPA
South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JPA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for JPA.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Mockito
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Kafka
2 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Sonata
2 1 (50.00%) Java 8
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle

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 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Mockito
1 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) Kafka
2 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Java 8
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle