The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 28 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.

Java Persistence API (JPA)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 46 27
Rank change year-on-year +14 -19  
Contract jobs citing JPA 15 5 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.52% 1.11% 7.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.65% 4.72% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 16
Median daily rate £438 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £399 £375
% change year-on-year +6.58% +6.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 85 106 163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 25.60% 23.50% 34.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 66 108
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £303 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JPA in Gloucestershire

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JPA in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JPA in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for JPA.

1 24 (100.00%) Java
1 24 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 21 (87.50%) XML
3 15 (62.50%) Spring
4 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (54.17%) Finance
5 12 (50.00%) Manufacturing
5 12 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (50.00%) MVC
5 12 (50.00%) Electronics
5 12 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 12 (50.00%) Web Services
5 12 (50.00%) SAP
5 12 (50.00%) J2EE
5 12 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (50.00%) Marketing
5 12 (50.00%) JSON
5 12 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
5 12 (50.00%) Integration Testing
5 12 (50.00%) Mule
5 12 (50.00%) Spring MVC
5 12 (50.00%) Spring Integration
5 12 (50.00%) Apache Camel
5 12 (50.00%) Programme Management
5 12 (50.00%) Mule ESB
6 11 (45.83%) DV Cleared
6 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
6 11 (45.83%) Oracle
6 11 (45.83%) SQL
7 10 (41.67%) JUnit

JPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 12 (50.00%) Mule
1 12 (50.00%) Mule ESB
2 9 (37.50%) JBoss
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 12 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (41.67%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (41.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) JUnit
2 4 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 12 (50.00%) Electronics
2 12 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 12 (50.00%) Marketing
2 12 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
1 23 (95.83%) Java Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Integration Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Java Development Team Leader
4 1 (4.17%) Java Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 21 (87.50%) XML
3 15 (62.50%) Spring
4 12 (50.00%) Apache Camel
4 12 (50.00%) J2EE
4 12 (50.00%) JSON
4 12 (50.00%) Spring Integration
4 12 (50.00%) Spring MVC
4 12 (50.00%) Web Services
5 10 (41.67%) REST
6 9 (37.50%) EJB
6 9 (37.50%) EJB 3.0
6 9 (37.50%) JAXB
6 9 (37.50%) JSF
6 9 (37.50%) PrimeFaces
6 9 (37.50%) XSD
6 9 (37.50%) XSLT
7 7 (29.17%) Backbone.js
7 7 (29.17%) Ember.js
7 7 (29.17%) KnockoutJS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 12 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 12 (50.00%) MVC
2 12 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 10 (41.67%) Scrum
3 10 (41.67%) SDLC
4 9 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 9 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Workflow
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) RAD
6 1 (4.17%) BDD
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.17%) Kanban
6 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) DV Cleared
1 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) SAP
2 11 (45.83%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Apple
3 1 (4.17%) Atlassian