The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Persistence API (JPA)
UK / England
Rank 400 477 466
Rank change year-on-year +77 -11  
Contract jobs citing JPA 186 138 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.41% 1.00% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 96 81
Median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £306 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £536 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +8.17% +6.00%  
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 England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13203 13828 12995
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.59% 28.19% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9164 9692 8524
Median daily rate £425 £410 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 213 172
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JPA in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for JPA in England

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JPA in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JPA in England

JPA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JPA in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JPA in England

JPA
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 25 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
London +31 54 £475 +5.55% 12
South East +33 29 £450 +16.88% 5
East Midlands +18 27 £398 +32.50% 4
East of England +17 22 £490 +18.78% 3
South West 0 19 £435 +16.00% 9
North West +31 10 £331 -17.18% 1
Yorkshire +9 10 £420 -6.66% 2
West Midlands +18 9 £425 -
North East -17 3 £385 +22.22% 1
JPA
UK

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for JPA.

1 290 (98.98%) Java
2 253 (86.35%) Spring
3 236 (80.55%) Hibernate
4 178 (60.75%) Agile Software Development
5 146 (49.83%) Web Services
6 140 (47.78%) REST
7 138 (47.10%) Oracle
8 122 (41.64%) SQL
9 119 (40.61%) TDD
10 109 (37.20%) J2EE
11 108 (36.86%) Continuous Integration
12 102 (34.81%) JavaScript
13 101 (34.47%) SOAP
14 97 (33.11%) XML
15 96 (32.76%) Java EE
16 94 (32.08%) JUnit
16 94 (32.08%) Git (software)
17 90 (30.72%) MVC
18 83 (28.33%) HTML
19 81 (27.65%) Finance
20 78 (26.62%) JSON
21 76 (25.94%) OO
22 75 (25.60%) Unit Testing
23 73 (24.91%) Jenkins
24 69 (23.55%) CSS
24 69 (23.55%) Scrum
25 68 (23.21%) Maven
26 64 (21.84%) AngularJS
27 63 (21.50%) Relational Database
27 63 (21.50%) Linux

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in 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 57 (19.45%) JBoss
2 52 (17.75%) Tomcat
3 47 (16.04%) WebLogic
4 41 (13.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 22 (7.51%) Mule
5 22 (7.51%) WebSphere
6 16 (5.46%) Mule ESB
7 15 (5.12%) Confluence
8 10 (3.41%) Jetty
9 9 (3.07%) Oracle Coherence
10 8 (2.73%) GlassFish
11 7 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (2.05%) Apache
12 6 (2.05%) Apache Spark
12 6 (2.05%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (1.37%) Oracle Application Server
14 4 (1.37%) Oracle Spatial
14 4 (1.37%) WebSphere Process Server
15 3 (1.02%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 19 (6.48%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (5.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.71%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (1.71%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (1.02%) Unica
5 1 (0.34%) Global One
5 1 (0.34%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.34%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.34%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.87%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (4.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 9 (3.07%) PaaS
4 8 (2.73%) IaaS
5 6 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.02%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.02%) Silverpop
8 2 (0.68%) Heroku
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.34%) G Suite
9 1 (0.34%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.78%) HTTP
2 7 (2.39%) LDAP
3 4 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.02%) SMTP
5 2 (0.68%) AMQP
5 2 (0.68%) Firewall
5 2 (0.68%) Network Security
5 2 (0.68%) SNMP
6 1 (0.34%) Internet
6 1 (0.34%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (21.50%) Relational Database
2 45 (15.36%) MongoDB
3 40 (13.65%) MySQL
4 36 (12.29%) Oracle Database
5 35 (11.95%) SQL Server
6 31 (10.58%) NoSQL
7 29 (9.90%) RDBMS
8 20 (6.83%) Oracle Database 11g
8 20 (6.83%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (5.80%) Oracle Database 10g
10 15 (5.12%) Oracle Database 12c
11 13 (4.44%) Redis
12 10 (3.41%) DB2
13 8 (2.73%) GIS
14 6 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (2.05%) MariaDB
15 5 (1.71%) Big Data
15 5 (1.71%) Hazelcast
15 5 (1.71%) SQLite
16 4 (1.37%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 94 (32.08%) Git (software)
1 94 (32.08%) JUnit
2 73 (24.91%) Jenkins
3 68 (23.21%) Maven
4 46 (15.70%) JIRA
5 42 (14.33%) Subversion
6 37 (12.63%) Mockito
7 26 (8.87%) Eclipse
8 21 (7.17%) Gradle
9 19 (6.48%) IntelliJ
10 16 (5.46%) Cucumber
10 16 (5.46%) Hudson
11 15 (5.12%) Mercurial
12 12 (4.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (4.10%) JProfiler
13 10 (3.41%) PHPUnit
13 10 (3.41%) Selenium
14 9 (3.07%) Ant
14 9 (3.07%) Build Forge
14 9 (3.07%) CruiseControl
General
1 81 (27.65%) Finance
2 50 (17.06%) Banking
3 20 (6.83%) Marketing
4 15 (5.12%) Electronics
4 15 (5.12%) Manufacturing
4 15 (5.12%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.07%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.07%) Retail
6 7 (2.39%) Games
7 3 (1.02%) Front Office
8 2 (0.68%) Advertising
8 2 (0.68%) Legal
8 2 (0.68%) Prime Brokerage
8 2 (0.68%) Publishing
8 2 (0.68%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 259 (88.40%) Developer
2 232 (79.18%) Java Developer
3 40 (13.65%) Senior Developer
4 35 (11.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 19 (6.48%) Agile Developer
5 19 (6.48%) Agile Java Developer
6 15 (5.12%) Architect
7 14 (4.78%) J2EE Developer
7 14 (4.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 13 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
8 13 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (4.10%) Integration Developer
10 10 (3.41%) PHP Developer
11 9 (3.07%) Digital Developer
11 9 (3.07%) Java Engineer
12 6 (2.05%) E-Commerce Architect
12 6 (2.05%) Java Architect
12 6 (2.05%) Oracle Developer
13 5 (1.71%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
13 5 (1.71%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (86.35%) Spring
2 236 (80.55%) Hibernate
3 146 (49.83%) Web Services
4 140 (47.78%) REST
5 109 (37.20%) J2EE
6 101 (34.47%) SOAP
7 97 (33.11%) XML
8 96 (32.76%) Java EE
9 83 (28.33%) HTML
10 78 (26.62%) JSON
11 69 (23.55%) CSS
12 64 (21.84%) AngularJS
13 60 (20.48%) Spring Boot
14 58 (19.80%) Spring MVC
15 48 (16.38%) JMS
16 47 (16.04%) RESTful
17 43 (14.68%) HTML5
18 40 (13.65%) EJB
19 38 (12.97%) XSLT
20 36 (12.29%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.48%) Computer Science
3 18 (6.14%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.75%) Data Structures
5 9 (3.07%) User Experience
6 7 (2.39%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.05%) Derivative
8 5 (1.71%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.37%) Clustering
9 4 (1.37%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.37%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.02%) DataPower
10 3 (1.02%) iPad
11 2 (0.68%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.68%) Replication
12 1 (0.34%) Fintech
12 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.34%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 63 (21.50%) Linux
2 50 (17.06%) Unix
3 6 (2.05%) Mac OS X
3 6 (2.05%) Windows
4 3 (1.02%) Android
4 3 (1.02%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.68%) Solaris
6 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (60.75%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (40.61%) TDD
3 108 (36.86%) Continuous Integration
4 90 (30.72%) MVC
5 76 (25.94%) OO
6 75 (25.60%) Unit Testing
7 69 (23.55%) Scrum
8 54 (18.43%) Software Engineering
9 50 (17.06%) SOA
10 49 (16.72%) SDLC
11 45 (15.36%) BDD
12 37 (12.63%) Data Modelling
13 30 (10.24%) Integration Testing
14 28 (9.56%) Microservices
15 26 (8.87%) UML
16 22 (7.51%) SOLID
17 20 (6.83%) Inversion of Control
18 19 (6.48%) Workflow
19 18 (6.14%) Event-Driven Architecture
19 18 (6.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 290 (98.98%) Java
2 122 (41.64%) SQL
3 102 (34.81%) JavaScript
4 42 (14.33%) PL/SQL
5 20 (6.83%) Python
6 16 (5.46%) Bash Shell
7 15 (5.12%) C
8 11 (3.75%) PHP
8 11 (3.75%) Shell Script
9 10 (3.41%) Scala
10 9 (3.07%) C#
11 7 (2.39%) Groovy
11 7 (2.39%) Perl
12 5 (1.71%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.37%) Assembly Language
13 4 (1.37%) VBA
14 3 (1.02%) ES6
15 2 (0.68%) C++
15 2 (0.68%) ECMAScript
15 2 (0.68%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 29 (9.90%) Security Cleared
2 19 (6.48%) Degree
3 12 (4.10%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.75%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.05%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.02%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.41%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (2.05%) Docker
2 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.34%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 9 (3.07%) Ansible
2 5 (1.71%) Puppet
3 4 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.68%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.34%) Control-M
5 1 (0.34%) MOM
5 1 (0.34%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 138 (47.10%) Oracle
2 21 (7.17%) SAP
3 18 (6.14%) IBM
4 16 (5.46%) Perforce
5 10 (3.41%) Zend
6 9 (3.07%) TIBCO
7 8 (2.73%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.39%) Talend
9 6 (2.05%) hybris
10 5 (1.71%) Sybase
11 3 (1.02%) Adobe
11 3 (1.02%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.02%) Google
11 3 (1.02%) Kony
11 3 (1.02%) Microsoft
11 3 (1.02%) Pega
12 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.68%) Splunk
12 2 (0.68%) Yahoo!
13 1 (0.34%) ESRI
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