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 3 months to 29 March 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 of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 120 123
Rank change year-on-year +16 +3  
Contract jobs citing JPA 22 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.03% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.55% 0.65% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 6
Median daily rate £490 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.78% -2.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £45.00

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 of England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 619 618 752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.12% 24.92% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 372 425
Median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 26
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £9.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 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
Essex +6 15 £475 +5.55% 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £525 - 2
Cambridgeshire +4 3 - -
JPA
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 of England region with a requirement for JPA.

1 28 (96.55%) Java
2 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (72.41%) Spring
4 17 (58.62%) SQL
5 16 (55.17%) Web Services
5 16 (55.17%) XML
5 16 (55.17%) Hibernate
6 15 (51.72%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (51.72%) REST
7 14 (48.28%) Git (software)
7 14 (48.28%) MVC
7 14 (48.28%) HTML
7 14 (48.28%) JUnit
8 13 (44.83%) TDD
9 12 (41.38%) Oracle
9 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
9 12 (41.38%) SOAP
9 12 (41.38%) Linux
9 12 (41.38%) JMS
10 11 (37.93%) Unix
11 10 (34.48%) Jenkins
11 10 (34.48%) EclipseLink
12 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
12 9 (31.03%) CSS
12 9 (31.03%) PL/SQL
12 9 (31.03%) Maven
12 9 (31.03%) Mockito
13 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
13 8 (27.59%) Spring MVC
13 8 (27.59%) WebLogic

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 8 (27.59%) WebLogic
2 6 (20.69%) JBoss
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (10.34%) Confluence
4 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
4 3 (10.34%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (6.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
6 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (13.79%) Payment Gateway
1 4 (13.79%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (10.34%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Silverpop
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
2 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
3 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
3 6 (20.69%) MySQL
4 5 (17.24%) MariaDB
4 5 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Git (software)
1 14 (48.28%) JUnit
2 10 (34.48%) Jenkins
3 9 (31.03%) Maven
3 9 (31.03%) Mockito
4 6 (20.69%) Subversion
5 5 (17.24%) AccuRev
5 5 (17.24%) Mercurial
6 4 (13.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (13.79%) IntelliJ
6 4 (13.79%) WebStorm
7 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
7 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
7 3 (10.34%) JIRA
8 2 (6.90%) Ant
8 2 (6.90%) EasyMock
8 2 (6.90%) Gradle
8 2 (6.90%) Selenium
8 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
9 1 (3.45%) Spock
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Marketing
3 4 (13.79%) Retail
4 2 (6.90%) Legal
5 1 (3.45%) Automotive
5 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Developer
2 24 (82.76%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Digital Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce Architect
4 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Hybris Architect
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) Spring
2 16 (55.17%) Hibernate
2 16 (55.17%) Web Services
2 16 (55.17%) XML
3 15 (51.72%) REST
4 14 (48.28%) HTML
5 12 (41.38%) JMS
5 12 (41.38%) SOAP
6 10 (34.48%) EclipseLink
7 9 (31.03%) CSS
8 8 (27.59%) Spring MVC
9 7 (24.14%) EJB
10 6 (20.69%) JAX-WS
10 6 (20.69%) jQuery
11 5 (17.24%) HTML5
11 5 (17.24%) Java EE
11 5 (17.24%) JSON
12 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
12 4 (13.79%) EJB 3.0
12 4 (13.79%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 11 (37.93%) Unix
3 5 (17.24%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.90%) Solaris
4 2 (6.90%) Windows
5 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (48.28%) MVC
4 13 (44.83%) TDD
5 7 (24.14%) BDD
6 6 (20.69%) B2C
6 6 (20.69%) OO
7 5 (17.24%) Asset Management
7 5 (17.24%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (17.24%) Scrum
7 5 (17.24%) Web Development
8 4 (13.79%) B2B
8 4 (13.79%) BPMN
8 4 (13.79%) Content Management
8 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
8 4 (13.79%) Information Security
8 4 (13.79%) Open Source
8 4 (13.79%) SDLC
8 4 (13.79%) SOA
9 3 (10.34%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) Java
2 17 (58.62%) SQL
3 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 9 (31.03%) PL/SQL
5 4 (13.79%) Groovy
5 4 (13.79%) Scala
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle
2 8 (27.59%) IBM
3 4 (13.79%) hybris
3 4 (13.79%) SAP
4 3 (10.34%) Pega
5 2 (6.90%) Adobe
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £550 - £595 per day + potentially negotiable
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