Period
to 15 July 2019

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 15 July 2019 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
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 89 69
Rank change year-on-year +11 -20 +48
Contract jobs citing JPA 5 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.50% 0.73% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.81% 2.13% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 14
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £426 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.89% +0.89% +10.82%
North West median daily rate £350 £500 £420
% change year-on-year -30.03% +19.04% -1.12%
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 277 469 401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 27.90% 34.33% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 327 311
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -8.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £309 £272 £294
90th Percentile £518 £501 £500
North West median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.63% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 14
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.09 £33.75 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.36% +8.87% +3.33%
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%

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
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 15 July 2019. 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 -3 4 £350 -
JPA
North West

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Java EE
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) Microservices
1 5 (100.00%) Spring Boot
1 5 (100.00%) API Design
1 5 (100.00%) Java 8
1 5 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (80.00%) API Development
3 3 (60.00%) Finance

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) Java EE
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Spring Boot
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) API Design
1 5 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) Microservices
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (80.00%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Java 8
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA