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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 122 128
Rank change year-on-year +10 +6  
Contract jobs citing JPA 21 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.91% 0.28% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.89% 1.05% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 8
Median daily rate £472 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.05% +25.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £383 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £440 £375
% change year-on-year -4.48% +17.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +45.83% -10.00%  

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 727 667 813
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.61% 26.32% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 424 491
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 30
Median hourly rate £41.50 £31.27 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.71% -21.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -4 11 £447 - 4
Bedfordshire - 6 £525 - 1
Cambridgeshire +3 4 - - 2
JPA
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 42 (97.67%) Java
2 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (69.77%) Spring
4 27 (62.79%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (62.79%) SQL
5 26 (60.47%) HTML
5 26 (60.47%) XML
5 26 (60.47%) MVC
6 25 (58.14%) Web Services
6 25 (58.14%) TDD
7 24 (55.81%) Git (software)
8 23 (53.49%) JUnit
9 22 (51.16%) Oracle
9 22 (51.16%) Hibernate
9 22 (51.16%) REST
10 21 (48.84%) Jenkins
11 20 (46.51%) Relational Database
11 20 (46.51%) Mockito
12 19 (44.19%) Spring MVC
12 19 (44.19%) JavaScript
12 19 (44.19%) Unix
12 19 (44.19%) Linux
12 19 (44.19%) CSS
13 18 (41.86%) PL/SQL
13 18 (41.86%) EclipseLink
14 17 (39.53%) JMS
15 16 (37.21%) JBoss
15 16 (37.21%) Web Development
16 15 (34.88%) MySQL
16 15 (34.88%) Enterprise Software

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 (37.21%) JBoss
2 13 (30.23%) WebLogic
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (6.98%) Confluence
4 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.33%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 8 (18.60%) SAP Hybris
2 6 (13.95%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (13.95%) Unica
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Silverpop
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) LDAP
2 5 (11.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) Relational Database
2 15 (34.88%) MariaDB
2 15 (34.88%) MySQL
3 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
4 6 (13.95%) MongoDB
4 6 (13.95%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
8 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (55.81%) Git (software)
2 23 (53.49%) JUnit
3 21 (48.84%) Jenkins
4 20 (46.51%) Mockito
5 12 (27.91%) Maven
6 6 (13.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (13.95%) IntelliJ
6 6 (13.95%) Mercurial
6 6 (13.95%) Subversion
6 6 (13.95%) WebStorm
7 4 (9.30%) AccuRev
8 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
8 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
8 3 (6.98%) JIRA
9 2 (4.65%) Ant
9 2 (4.65%) Gradle
9 2 (4.65%) Selenium
9 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.33%) JBehave
10 1 (2.33%) Spock
General
1 8 (18.60%) Marketing
1 8 (18.60%) Retail
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Developer
2 28 (65.12%) Java Developer
3 10 (23.26%) Architect
3 10 (23.26%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce Architect
4 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Digital Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Hybris Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Data Analytics Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Java Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (69.77%) Spring
2 26 (60.47%) HTML
2 26 (60.47%) XML
3 25 (58.14%) Web Services
4 22 (51.16%) Hibernate
4 22 (51.16%) REST
5 19 (44.19%) CSS
5 19 (44.19%) Spring MVC
6 18 (41.86%) EclipseLink
7 17 (39.53%) JMS
8 12 (27.91%) JAAS
8 12 (27.91%) JAXB
8 12 (27.91%) SOAP
9 11 (25.58%) EJB
10 10 (23.26%) Struts
11 8 (18.60%) Java EE
11 8 (18.60%) JDBC
11 8 (18.60%) jQuery
12 7 (16.28%) JAX-RPC
12 7 (16.28%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (13.95%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Clustering
4 2 (4.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Linux
1 19 (44.19%) Unix
2 14 (32.56%) Mac OS X
3 2 (4.65%) Solaris
3 2 (4.65%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (62.79%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (60.47%) MVC
4 25 (58.14%) TDD
5 16 (37.21%) Web Development
6 14 (32.56%) Test Automation
7 10 (23.26%) B2C
8 9 (20.93%) BDD
8 9 (20.93%) Continuous Deployment
8 9 (20.93%) Microservices
9 8 (18.60%) Asset Management
9 8 (18.60%) B2B
9 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
9 8 (18.60%) Content Management
9 8 (18.60%) E-Commerce
9 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
9 8 (18.60%) OO
10 7 (16.28%) Data Visualisation
10 7 (16.28%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (16.28%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 42 (97.67%) Java
2 27 (62.79%) SQL
3 19 (44.19%) JavaScript
4 18 (41.86%) PL/SQL
5 6 (13.95%) Groovy
5 6 (13.95%) Scala
6 2 (4.65%) C
7 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Oracle
2 10 (23.26%) IBM
3 8 (18.60%) hybris
3 8 (18.60%) SAP
4 6 (13.95%) Pega
5 2 (4.65%) Adobe
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
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