The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 78 93
Rank change year-on-year -16 +15  
Contract jobs citing JPA 10 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.66% 1.05% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.11% 4.40% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 7
Median daily rate £405 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £400
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 473 364 428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 31.39% 23.99% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 233 271
Median daily rate £375 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.86% +138.33%  
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 the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JPA in the East Midlands

JPA
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 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
Derbyshire -15 5 £425 +25.92%
Northamptonshire -11 3 £338 +3.84%
Leicestershire - 2 £400 -
JPA
England

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for JPA.

1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (97.30%) Spring
3 35 (94.59%) Hibernate
4 24 (64.86%) J2EE
5 20 (54.05%) Eclipse
6 19 (51.35%) JUnit
7 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (48.65%) Java EE
8 17 (45.95%) TDD
8 17 (45.95%) Git (software)
9 16 (43.24%) Oracle
9 16 (43.24%) SOAP
9 16 (43.24%) OO
10 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
10 15 (40.54%) Relational Database
11 14 (37.84%) SQL
11 14 (37.84%) Unit Testing
12 13 (35.14%) Data Modelling
13 12 (32.43%) JIRA
14 11 (29.73%) Test Automation
14 11 (29.73%) Finance
15 10 (27.03%) IntelliJ
15 10 (27.03%) XML
15 10 (27.03%) MySQL
15 10 (27.03%) Mockito
15 10 (27.03%) JProfiler
15 10 (27.03%) Gradle
15 10 (27.03%) Jenkins
16 9 (24.32%) MongoDB
16 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration

JPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.11%) JBoss
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.70%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
1 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) Relational Database
2 10 (27.03%) MySQL
3 9 (24.32%) MongoDB
3 9 (24.32%) RDBMS
3 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
4 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
5 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.70%) Big Data
7 1 (2.70%) DB2
7 1 (2.70%) GIS
Development Applications
1 20 (54.05%) Eclipse
2 19 (51.35%) JUnit
3 17 (45.95%) Git (software)
4 12 (32.43%) JIRA
5 10 (27.03%) Gradle
5 10 (27.03%) IntelliJ
5 10 (27.03%) Jenkins
5 10 (27.03%) JProfiler
5 10 (27.03%) Mockito
6 5 (13.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (13.51%) Hudson
6 5 (13.51%) MyEclipse
7 3 (8.11%) Maven
7 3 (8.11%) SonarQube
8 2 (5.41%) Selenium
8 2 (5.41%) Subversion
9 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (89.19%) Developer
1 33 (89.19%) Java Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Java Team Leader
2 6 (16.22%) Team Leader
3 5 (13.51%) J2EE Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Lead Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Agile Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (10.81%) J2EE Team Leader
4 4 (10.81%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (2.70%) Java Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (97.30%) Spring
2 35 (94.59%) Hibernate
3 24 (64.86%) J2EE
4 18 (48.65%) Java EE
5 16 (43.24%) SOAP
6 10 (27.03%) XML
7 9 (24.32%) HTML
7 9 (24.32%) Web Services
7 9 (24.32%) XSLT
8 8 (21.62%) Ajax
8 8 (21.62%) jQuery
9 7 (18.92%) JSON
9 7 (18.92%) REST
10 6 (16.22%) EJB
11 5 (13.51%) AngularJS
11 5 (13.51%) EJB 3.0
11 5 (13.51%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (13.51%) Spring Boot
12 4 (10.81%) CSS
13 3 (8.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) DataPower
2 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Android
2 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) TDD
3 16 (43.24%) OO
4 14 (37.84%) Unit Testing
5 13 (35.14%) Data Modelling
6 11 (29.73%) Test Automation
7 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
8 8 (21.62%) RAD
9 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (10.81%) Integration Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Software Architecture
9 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
9 4 (10.81%) Web Application Development
10 3 (8.11%) BDD
10 3 (8.11%) Scrum
10 3 (8.11%) SOA
10 3 (8.11%) SOLID
10 3 (8.11%) UML
11 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
3 14 (37.84%) SQL
4 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Oracle
2 9 (24.32%) Perforce
3 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.70%) ESRI
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Kony
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Sybase