Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 162 177
Rank change year-on-year -22 +15 -13
Contract jobs citing JPA 15 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.33% 0.38% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.16% 1.30% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 11
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +18.06% -20.00%
10th Percentile £393 £363 £325
90th Percentile £513 £506 £450
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -

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 1,293 1,305 1,380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.08% 29.39% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 785 847
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.95%
10th Percentile £294 £258 £273
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 42 66
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -6.49% +1.99%
10th Percentile £21.54 £15.30 £26.00
90th Percentile £85.00 £44.42 £58.25
England median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +1.88% +3.90% +10.00%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +4 12 £450 -5.26% 8
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
JPA
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 14 (93.33%) HTML
1 14 (93.33%) Java
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
1 14 (93.33%) CSS
2 13 (86.67%) Web Services
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (80.00%) TDD
3 12 (80.00%) MVC
3 12 (80.00%) Spring
3 12 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (80.00%) XML
4 11 (73.33%) JUnit
4 11 (73.33%) Jenkins
4 11 (73.33%) Relational Database
5 10 (66.67%) Spring MVC
5 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
5 10 (66.67%) Linux
5 10 (66.67%) Struts
6 9 (60.00%) Unix
6 9 (60.00%) Oracle
6 9 (60.00%) WebLogic
6 9 (60.00%) JAXB
7 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
7 8 (53.33%) Mentoring
8 7 (46.67%) Continuous Deployment
8 7 (46.67%) PL/SQL
8 7 (46.67%) C
8 7 (46.67%) MySQL
8 7 (46.67%) JBoss
8 7 (46.67%) LDAP

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 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (46.67%) JBoss
2 7 (46.67%) WebSphere
3 5 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (13.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Apache
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.67%) CMS
5 1 (6.67%) WildFly
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) Relational Database
2 7 (46.67%) MySQL
3 3 (20.00%) MariaDB
3 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (6.67%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Jenkins
1 11 (73.33%) JUnit
2 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 7 (46.67%) Mockito
4 4 (26.67%) Ant
4 4 (26.67%) Maven
5 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 3 (20.00%) Subversion
6 2 (13.33%) Gradle
6 2 (13.33%) JIRA
7 1 (6.67%) AccuRev
7 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
7 1 (6.67%) JMeter
7 1 (6.67%) LoadUI
7 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 5 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Games
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
4 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Applications Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Applications Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Java Web Applications Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 1 (6.67%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) CSS
1 14 (93.33%) HTML
2 13 (86.67%) Web Services
3 12 (80.00%) Spring
3 12 (80.00%) XML
4 10 (66.67%) Spring MVC
4 10 (66.67%) Struts
5 9 (60.00%) JAXB
6 7 (46.67%) Ajax
6 7 (46.67%) Hibernate
6 7 (46.67%) JAAS
6 7 (46.67%) JAX-RPC
6 7 (46.67%) LDAP
6 7 (46.67%) REST
7 6 (40.00%) EclipseLink
8 5 (33.33%) JAX-RS
8 5 (33.33%) JAX-WS
8 5 (33.33%) SOAP
9 3 (20.00%) Java SE
9 3 (20.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (46.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) Unix
3 7 (46.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (80.00%) MVC
2 12 (80.00%) TDD
3 8 (53.33%) Mentoring
4 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
4 7 (46.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 7 (46.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
4 7 (46.67%) Web Design
4 7 (46.67%) Web Development
5 4 (26.67%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
6 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (20.00%) OO
6 3 (20.00%) UML
7 2 (13.33%) Code Coverage
7 2 (13.33%) DNA
7 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) C
3 7 (46.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Groovy
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe
2 2 (13.33%) CA
2 2 (13.33%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (13.33%) IBM