The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 29 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)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 58 74
Rank change year-on-year +9 +16  
Contract jobs citing JPA 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.85% 0.68% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.96% 1.94% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -0.35% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year +45.83% -  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 169 206 286
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 28.74% 34.86% 35.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 503 635
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 22
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
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 Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for JPA in Cambridgeshire

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JPA in Cambridgeshire

JPA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JPA in Cambridgeshire

JPA
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Cambridge +9 5 - -
JPA
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for JPA.

1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) MongoDB
2 7 (87.50%) NoSQL
2 7 (87.50%) Open Source
2 7 (87.50%) HTML5
2 7 (87.50%) Mockito
2 7 (87.50%) JSON
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
2 7 (87.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (87.50%) REST
2 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (87.50%) WebStorm
2 7 (87.50%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (87.50%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (87.50%) BPMN
2 7 (87.50%) Groovy
2 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (87.50%) Domain-Driven Design
2 7 (87.50%) Mercurial
2 7 (87.50%) Scala
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) Spring
2 7 (87.50%) Maven
2 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 7 (87.50%) PostgreSQL

JPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) MongoDB
1 7 (87.50%) NoSQL
1 7 (87.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
1 7 (87.50%) IntelliJ
1 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
1 7 (87.50%) JUnit
1 7 (87.50%) Maven
1 7 (87.50%) Mercurial
1 7 (87.50%) Mockito
1 7 (87.50%) WebStorm
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) JBehave
2 1 (12.50%) Spock
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) HTML5
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
2 7 (87.50%) JSON
2 7 (87.50%) REST
2 7 (87.50%) Spring
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) XML Schema
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) BPMN
2 7 (87.50%) Domain-Driven Design
2 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 7 (87.50%) OO
2 7 (87.50%) Open Source
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) Groovy
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Scala
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft