Period
to 25 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 180 199
Rank change year-on-year +3 +19 -37
Contract jobs citing JPA 27 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.53% 0.33% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.81% 1.22% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 9
East of England median daily rate £449 £418 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.49% +19.29% -22.22%
10th Percentile £310 £368 £310
90th Percentile £537 £443 £505
England median daily rate £475 £418 £413
% change year-on-year +13.77% +1.21% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £34.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.43% -23.33% -
10th Percentile £42.00 £30.75 £42.50
90th Percentile £52.00 £39.63 £47.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year +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 1492 1314 1650
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.09% 26.98% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 782 1043
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £295 £255 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £465 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +9.41% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 71
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%
10th Percentile £25.75 £15.75 £14.75
90th Percentile £70.63 £45.10 £47.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 November 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 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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 +1 20 £424 +13.00% 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £580 -
Cambridgeshire -18 2 - -
Hertfordshire -2 1 - -
JPA
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (85.19%) Web Services
3 22 (81.48%) HTML
3 22 (81.48%) SQL
4 21 (77.78%) Java
4 21 (77.78%) XML
4 21 (77.78%) TDD
4 21 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (77.78%) Relational Database
5 20 (74.07%) Jenkins
5 20 (74.07%) CSS
6 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
7 18 (66.67%) Oracle
7 18 (66.67%) JUnit
7 18 (66.67%) Struts
7 18 (66.67%) Linux
8 17 (62.96%) REST
9 16 (59.26%) WebLogic
9 16 (59.26%) JAXB
10 13 (48.15%) MVC
10 13 (48.15%) Spring
10 13 (48.15%) Maven
10 13 (48.15%) Ajax
10 13 (48.15%) WebSphere
10 13 (48.15%) Java EE
10 13 (48.15%) RDBMS
10 13 (48.15%) UML
11 12 (44.44%) OO
11 12 (44.44%) SOAP
11 12 (44.44%) JAX-WS

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 16 (59.26%) WebLogic
2 13 (48.15%) WebSphere
3 9 (33.33%) JBoss
3 9 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (14.81%) WildFly
5 2 (7.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Apache
6 1 (3.70%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) LDAP
2 6 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (77.78%) Relational Database
2 13 (48.15%) RDBMS
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (25.93%) MySQL
5 6 (22.22%) MariaDB
6 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (14.81%) Snowflake Schema
7 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
8 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
8 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (74.07%) Jenkins
2 18 (66.67%) JUnit
3 13 (48.15%) Maven
4 11 (40.74%) Ant
4 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
5 10 (37.04%) SoapUI
6 9 (33.33%) JIRA
6 9 (33.33%) Mockito
7 7 (25.93%) Gradle
8 6 (22.22%) JMeter
9 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
9 3 (11.11%) LoadUI
10 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (7.41%) IntelliJ
10 2 (7.41%) Mercurial
10 2 (7.41%) Subversion
10 2 (7.41%) WebStorm
11 1 (3.70%) AccuRev
11 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
11 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Automotive
3 4 (14.81%) Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Retail
5 1 (3.70%) Games
5 1 (3.70%) Legal
5 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 14 (51.85%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Senior Developer
4 6 (22.22%) J2EE Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Architect
6 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Data Analytics Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Data Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Java Applications Developer
7 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Java Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Java Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Java Web Applications Developer
8 1 (3.70%) MySQL Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) Web Services
2 22 (81.48%) HTML
3 21 (77.78%) XML
4 20 (74.07%) CSS
5 18 (66.67%) Struts
6 17 (62.96%) REST
7 16 (59.26%) JAXB
8 13 (48.15%) Ajax
8 13 (48.15%) Java EE
8 13 (48.15%) Spring
9 12 (44.44%) JAX-RS
9 12 (44.44%) JAX-WS
9 12 (44.44%) SOAP
10 11 (40.74%) HTML5
11 10 (37.04%) Spring MVC
12 9 (33.33%) EclipseLink
12 9 (33.33%) Hibernate
12 9 (33.33%) Middleware
13 7 (25.93%) AngularJS
13 7 (25.93%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) N-Tier
4 2 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.70%) Clustering
5 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Linux
2 11 (40.74%) Unix
3 7 (25.93%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
4 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (77.78%) TDD
3 13 (48.15%) MVC
3 13 (48.15%) UML
4 12 (44.44%) Mentoring
4 12 (44.44%) OO
5 9 (33.33%) Code Coverage
5 9 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
5 9 (33.33%) Load Testing
5 9 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
5 9 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (33.33%) Visualisation
6 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
6 7 (25.93%) Web Development
7 6 (22.22%) Coaching
7 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 6 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
7 6 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (22.22%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) SQL
2 21 (77.78%) Java
3 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
5 5 (18.52%) C
5 5 (18.52%) Groovy
6 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 2 (7.41%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Oracle
2 9 (33.33%) CA
2 9 (33.33%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (7.41%) Adobe
3 2 (7.41%) IBM