Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 178 183
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 +14
Contract jobs citing JPA 27 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.55% 0.45% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.93% 1.58% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 8
East of England median daily rate £500 £425 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.98% +12.76%
10th Percentile £448 £310 £367
90th Percentile £593 £554 £438
England median daily rate £500 £475 £415
% change year-on-year +5.26% +14.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
East of England median hourly rate £33.08 £45.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.49% +30.43% -23.33%
10th Percentile £31.58 £42.00 £30.75
90th Percentile £34.58 £52.00 £39.63
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -22.22% +16.13% -13.89%

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 1,398 1,460 1,313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.23% 28.88% 27.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 924 870 773
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £311 £295 £260
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £468 £425
% change year-on-year +1.60% +10.00% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 43
East of England median hourly rate £43.00 £43.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.71% +21.53% -4.00%
10th Percentile £18.13 £26.13 £15.75
90th Percentile £53.13 £73.38 £44.35
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £39.10
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.30% +4.27%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Essex -22 14 £475 +18.75% 2
Hertfordshire 0 6 £475 - 1
Bedfordshire +10 5 £575 -0.86%
Cambridgeshire +17 2 - -
JPA
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 27 (100.00%) Java
1 27 (100.00%) Spring
2 22 (81.48%) MVC
3 20 (74.07%) SQL
4 19 (70.37%) Web Services
5 17 (62.96%) Eclipse
6 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
6 16 (59.26%) Maven
6 16 (59.26%) Spring Boot
7 15 (55.56%) Hibernate
8 14 (51.85%) Spring MVC
9 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (48.15%) TDD
9 13 (48.15%) Subversion
9 13 (48.15%) REST
9 13 (48.15%) XML
10 12 (44.44%) Git (software)
11 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
11 11 (40.74%) jQuery
11 11 (40.74%) HTML
11 11 (40.74%) EclipseLink
11 11 (40.74%) Microservices
11 11 (40.74%) Relational Database
12 10 (37.04%) AngularJS
12 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
12 10 (37.04%) JUnit
12 10 (37.04%) CSS
12 10 (37.04%) Unix
12 10 (37.04%) Linux
12 10 (37.04%) JMS

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 9 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 8 (29.63%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (25.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (25.93%) Apache
4 6 (22.22%) Tomcat
5 3 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (3.70%) CMS
6 1 (3.70%) JBoss
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) GitHub
3 1 (3.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) Relational Database
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
3 7 (25.93%) NoSQL
4 6 (22.22%) Endeca
5 4 (14.81%) MySQL
6 3 (11.11%) MariaDB
7 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
7 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (62.96%) Eclipse
2 16 (59.26%) Maven
3 13 (48.15%) Subversion
4 12 (44.44%) Git (software)
5 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
6 10 (37.04%) JUnit
7 9 (33.33%) Gradle
7 9 (33.33%) Selenium
8 7 (25.93%) AccuRev
8 7 (25.93%) Ant
8 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
8 7 (25.93%) SoapUI
9 2 (7.41%) IntelliJ
9 2 (7.41%) JIRA
9 2 (7.41%) JMeter
9 2 (7.41%) NeoLoad
General
1 8 (29.63%) Marketing
2 4 (14.81%) Retail
3 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.41%) Legal
4 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.70%) Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 22 (81.48%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Integration Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Hybris Developer
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) Spring
2 19 (70.37%) Web Services
3 16 (59.26%) Spring Boot
4 15 (55.56%) Hibernate
5 14 (51.85%) Spring MVC
6 13 (48.15%) REST
6 13 (48.15%) XML
7 11 (40.74%) EclipseLink
7 11 (40.74%) HTML
7 11 (40.74%) jQuery
8 10 (37.04%) AngularJS
8 10 (37.04%) CSS
8 10 (37.04%) JMS
9 9 (33.33%) SOAP
10 8 (29.63%) JAX-WS
10 8 (29.63%) JSR 170
10 8 (29.63%) OSGi
10 8 (29.63%) SAML
10 8 (29.63%) Struts
10 8 (29.63%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Clustering
2 5 (18.52%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
1 10 (37.04%) Unix
2 7 (25.93%) Solaris
2 7 (25.93%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) MVC
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) TDD
3 11 (40.74%) Microservices
4 8 (29.63%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (25.93%) BDD
5 7 (25.93%) User Stories
6 6 (22.22%) Information Management
6 6 (22.22%) OO
7 5 (18.52%) B2C
7 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
7 5 (18.52%) Mathematics
7 5 (18.52%) SOLID
7 5 (18.52%) UML
8 4 (14.81%) Content Management
9 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
10 2 (7.41%) Multichannel Retail
10 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
10 2 (7.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (74.07%) SQL
3 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.41%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Kibana
1 2 (7.41%) logstash
2 1 (3.70%) Mesos
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) Adobe
2 7 (25.93%) IBM
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) hybris
5 4 (14.81%) SAP
6 1 (3.70%) BT
6 1 (3.70%) Perforce