The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 25 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)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 41 48
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7  
Contract jobs citing JPA 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.35% 0.57% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.19% 1.61% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.23%  
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 Cambridge with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 77 124 158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 26.01% 35.33% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 84 129
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
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 Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JPA in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for JPA.

1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
2 6 (85.71%) MongoDB
2 6 (85.71%) NoSQL
2 6 (85.71%) Open Source
2 6 (85.71%) HTML5
2 6 (85.71%) Mockito
2 6 (85.71%) JSON
2 6 (85.71%) jQuery
2 6 (85.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (85.71%) REST
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) WebStorm
2 6 (85.71%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (85.71%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (85.71%) BPMN
2 6 (85.71%) Groovy
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) Domain-Driven Design
2 6 (85.71%) Mercurial
2 6 (85.71%) Scala
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) Maven
2 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 6 (85.71%) PostgreSQL

JPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MongoDB
1 6 (85.71%) NoSQL
1 6 (85.71%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
1 6 (85.71%) IntelliJ
1 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
1 6 (85.71%) JUnit
1 6 (85.71%) Maven
1 6 (85.71%) Mercurial
1 6 (85.71%) Mockito
1 6 (85.71%) WebStorm
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) JBehave
2 1 (14.29%) Spock
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) HTML5
2 6 (85.71%) jQuery
2 6 (85.71%) JSON
2 6 (85.71%) REST
2 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) XML Schema
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) BPMN
2 6 (85.71%) Domain-Driven Design
2 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 6 (85.71%) OO
2 6 (85.71%) Open Source
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) Groovy
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Scala
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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