Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 18 November 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)
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 76 75
Rank change year-on-year -23 -1 +9
Contract jobs citing JPA 14 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.30% 2.54% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.37% 5.59% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 1
Essex median daily rate £475 £424 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.09% +13.00% -21.05%
10th Percentile £423 £310 £363
90th Percentile £508 £513 £388
East of England median daily rate £500 £449 £418
% change year-on-year +11.42% +7.49% +19.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Essex median hourly rate £33.08 £45.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.49% +30.43% -
10th Percentile £31.58 £42.00 £30.75
90th Percentile £34.58 £52.00 £39.63
East of England median hourly rate £33.08 £45.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year -26.49% +30.43% -23.33%

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 Essex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 415 358 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 38.68% 45.55% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 255 119
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +46.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £375 £318 £248
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 28
Essex median hourly rate £33.08 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.30% +11.11% -1.37%
10th Percentile £21.65 £26.44 £30.93
90th Percentile £51.19 £63.75 £42.89
East of England median hourly rate £41.25 £42.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -3.51% +18.75% -4.00%

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing JPA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for JPA in Essex

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JPA in Essex

JPA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JPA in Essex

JPA
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the Essex region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Basildon +9 6 £500 +11.11%
Southend-on-Sea -5 5 £475 -
JPA
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Essex region with a requirement for JPA.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) Spring
2 13 (92.86%) TDD
2 13 (92.86%) MVC
2 13 (92.86%) XML
3 11 (78.57%) HTML
3 11 (78.57%) Eclipse
3 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (78.57%) Spring MVC
3 11 (78.57%) EclipseLink
4 10 (71.43%) Spring Boot
4 10 (71.43%) Relational Database
4 10 (71.43%) Git (software)
4 10 (71.43%) REST
4 10 (71.43%) Maven
4 10 (71.43%) Linux
4 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 10 (71.43%) Unix
4 10 (71.43%) JUnit
4 10 (71.43%) CSS
5 9 (64.29%) WebSphere
5 9 (64.29%) Gradle
5 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
5 9 (64.29%) Selenium
5 9 (64.29%) Microservices
6 8 (57.14%) AngularJS
6 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (57.14%) Cloud Foundry
6 8 (57.14%) Problem-Solving

JPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (64.29%) WebSphere
2 8 (57.14%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (7.14%) Apache
5 1 (7.14%) JBoss
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) GitHub
2 1 (7.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 7 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (21.43%) MariaDB
3 3 (21.43%) MySQL
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Eclipse
2 10 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (71.43%) JUnit
2 10 (71.43%) Maven
3 9 (64.29%) Gradle
3 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
3 9 (64.29%) Selenium
4 7 (50.00%) AccuRev
4 7 (50.00%) Ant
4 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 7 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 7 (50.00%) Subversion
5 2 (14.29%) IntelliJ
5 2 (14.29%) JMeter
5 2 (14.29%) NeoLoad
General
1 7 (50.00%) Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
3 2 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
1 14 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Java Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Integration Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) Spring
2 13 (92.86%) XML
3 11 (78.57%) EclipseLink
3 11 (78.57%) HTML
3 11 (78.57%) Spring MVC
4 10 (71.43%) CSS
4 10 (71.43%) REST
4 10 (71.43%) Spring Boot
5 8 (57.14%) Ajax
5 8 (57.14%) AngularJS
5 8 (57.14%) JAX-RS
5 8 (57.14%) JAX-WS
5 8 (57.14%) JSR 170
5 8 (57.14%) OSGi
5 8 (57.14%) SAML
5 8 (57.14%) SOAP
5 8 (57.14%) Struts
5 8 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (57.14%) Web Services
5 8 (57.14%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) Clustering
2 5 (35.71%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
1 10 (71.43%) Unix
2 7 (50.00%) Solaris
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) MVC
1 13 (92.86%) TDD
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) Microservices
4 8 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (50.00%) BDD
5 7 (50.00%) User Stories
6 6 (42.86%) OO
7 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (35.71%) Information Management
7 5 (35.71%) Mathematics
7 5 (35.71%) SOLID
8 3 (21.43%) B2C
9 2 (14.29%) Memory Management
9 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
9 2 (14.29%) Scrum
9 2 (14.29%) UML
10 1 (7.14%) Critical Thinking
10 1 (7.14%) DevOps
10 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Kibana
1 2 (14.29%) logstash
2 1 (7.14%) Mesos
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Adobe
1 7 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Perforce