The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Persistence API (JPA)
South West / Bristol
Rank - 60 70
Contract jobs citing JPA 0 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol - 1.33% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.97% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 1
Median daily rate - £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £399 £375
% change year-on-year +9.09% +6.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £45.00

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 Bristol with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 231 201 189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 28.31% 22.21% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 140 134
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 1
Median hourly rate £41.75 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JPA in Bristol