Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 20 July 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 76 116
Rank change year-on-year -10 +40 -2
Contract jobs citing JPA 10 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.73% 1.06% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.13% 3.20% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 2
Cheshire median daily rate £426 £420 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +10.16% -21.79%
10th Percentile £306 £362 £323
90th Percentile £551 £475 £444
North West median daily rate £500 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +19.11% -1.18% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 470 406 549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.28% 32.95% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 312 414
Cheshire median daily rate £380 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.59% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £268 £294 £278
90th Percentile £500 £500 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 14
Cheshire median hourly rate - £31.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.33% +85.64%
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -4.00%

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for JPA in Cheshire

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JPA in Cheshire

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JPA in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JPA in Cheshire

JPA
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Knutsford -16 3 - -
Crewe - 2 £550 -
Chester - 1 - -
JPA
North West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for JPA.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 10 (100.00%) Spring
2 7 (70.00%) J2EE
3 6 (60.00%) JUnit
3 6 (60.00%) OO
3 6 (60.00%) JSON
3 6 (60.00%) Gradle
3 6 (60.00%) Java 8
4 5 (50.00%) JProfiler
4 5 (50.00%) Ajax
4 5 (50.00%) jQuery
4 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (50.00%) RAD
4 5 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) XSLT
4 5 (50.00%) Perforce
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (40.00%) Maven
6 3 (30.00%) TDD
7 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 2 (20.00%) Banking
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) IntelliJ
7 2 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering

JPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Endeca
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Gradle
1 6 (60.00%) JUnit
2 5 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (50.00%) JProfiler
3 4 (40.00%) Maven
4 2 (20.00%) IntelliJ
4 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (10.00%) Arquillian
5 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (10.00%) JBehave
5 1 (10.00%) Mockito
5 1 (10.00%) Subversion
5 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) J2EE Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 10 (100.00%) Spring
2 7 (70.00%) J2EE
3 6 (60.00%) JSON
4 5 (50.00%) Ajax
4 5 (50.00%) jQuery
4 5 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) XSLT
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (20.00%) Java EE
5 2 (20.00%) Node.js
5 2 (20.00%) React
6 1 (10.00%) Apache Camel
6 1 (10.00%) Dropwizard
6 1 (10.00%) REST
6 1 (10.00%) SOAP
6 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
6 1 (10.00%) Spring Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) RAD
2 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) API Design
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) Commercial Awareness
6 1 (10.00%) Content Management
6 1 (10.00%) E-business
6 1 (10.00%) Logistics
6 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Java 8
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (10.00%) FatWire
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle