Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 19 September 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 160 180
Rank change year-on-year -34 +20 +8
Contract jobs citing JPA 19 41 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.38% 0.84% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.32% 2.83% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 5
East of England median daily rate £550 £472 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.53% +13.05% +19.29%
10th Percentile £463 £310 £373
90th Percentile £606 £584 £470
England median daily rate £485 £472 £425
% change year-on-year +2.75% +11.06% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
East of England median hourly rate £33.08 £48.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.08% +52.38% -30.00%
10th Percentile £31.58 £42.45 £28.05
90th Percentile £34.58 £52.75 £39.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% +40.00% -16.67%

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 the East of England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,441 1,448 1,293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.60% 29.67% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 892 786
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £588 £575 £545
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 40 37
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +11.11% -8.86%
10th Percentile £19.50 £26.40 £30.55
90th Percentile £58.13 £63.75 £44.95
England median hourly rate £41.92 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +4.81% +9.59% -1.35%

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing JPA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for JPA in the East of England

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JPA in the East of England

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JPA in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JPA in the East of England

JPA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JPA in the East of England

JPA
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Bedfordshire +2 7 £585 +8.84% 3
Hertfordshire - 6 £475 -
Essex -23 5 £525 +24.41% 5
Cambridgeshire -3 1 - -
JPA
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 East of England region with a requirement for JPA.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
1 19 (100.00%) Spring
2 17 (89.47%) Web Services
3 15 (78.95%) MVC
4 11 (57.89%) Eclipse
4 11 (57.89%) SQL
5 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
5 10 (52.63%) Maven
5 10 (52.63%) Spring Boot
6 9 (47.37%) REST
6 9 (47.37%) Spring MVC
6 9 (47.37%) jQuery
6 9 (47.37%) Subversion
7 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (42.11%) Hibernate
7 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
7 8 (42.11%) JMS
8 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
8 7 (36.84%) hybris
9 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (31.58%) RESTful
9 6 (31.58%) Spring Web Flow
9 6 (31.58%) Endeca
9 6 (31.58%) SAP Hybris
9 6 (31.58%) Microservices
9 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
9 6 (31.58%) Retail
9 6 (31.58%) Content Management
9 6 (31.58%) Apache
9 6 (31.58%) Tomcat

JPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (31.58%) Apache
1 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
2 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
3 4 (21.05%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (15.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (5.26%) CMS
5 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (5.26%) JBoss
5 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) Endeca
3 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
4 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Eclipse
2 10 (52.63%) Maven
3 9 (47.37%) Subversion
4 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
4 4 (21.05%) JUnit
5 3 (15.79%) AccuRev
5 3 (15.79%) Ant
5 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
5 3 (15.79%) Gradle
5 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
5 3 (15.79%) Selenium
5 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (31.58%) Retail
2 4 (21.05%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) Java Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Architect
4 5 (26.32%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Integration Developer
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Hybris Developer
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Payments Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Payments Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) Spring
2 17 (89.47%) Web Services
3 10 (52.63%) Spring Boot
4 9 (47.37%) jQuery
4 9 (47.37%) REST
4 9 (47.37%) Spring MVC
5 8 (42.11%) Hibernate
5 8 (42.11%) JMS
6 6 (31.58%) JDBC
6 6 (31.58%) RESTful
6 6 (31.58%) Spring Web Flow
7 5 (26.32%) HTML
7 5 (26.32%) SOAP
8 4 (21.05%) Ajax
8 4 (21.05%) CSS
8 4 (21.05%) JSR 170
8 4 (21.05%) SAML
8 4 (21.05%) Struts
8 4 (21.05%) XHTML
8 4 (21.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Solaris
1 3 (15.79%) Unix
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) MVC
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
4 6 (31.58%) Content Management
4 6 (31.58%) Microservices
5 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
5 5 (26.32%) UML
6 4 (21.05%) B2C
6 4 (21.05%) Information Management
6 4 (21.05%) Multichannel Retail
6 4 (21.05%) OO
6 4 (21.05%) TDD
7 3 (15.79%) BDD
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
7 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
7 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (15.79%) SOLID
7 3 (15.79%) User Stories
8 2 (10.53%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
4 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) Java 8
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) hybris
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) SAP
3 3 (15.79%) Adobe
3 3 (15.79%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) BT
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Perforce