The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing JPA 0 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff - - 2.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 10
Median daily rate - - £210
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 Cardiff with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 84 85 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 25.45% 30.58% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 235 498
Median daily rate £363 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £269 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.28 - -
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 Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for JPA in Cardiff

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JPA in Cardiff