The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Persistence API (JPA)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 111 117 117
Rank change year-on-year +6 0  
Contract jobs citing JPA 3 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.16% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 1.57% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £349 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £399 £375
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 Hampshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 436 446 512
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 23.64% 20.46% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 313 256
Median daily rate £400 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -4.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 13
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% +1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £17.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £42.50 £40.35
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 Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JPA in Hampshire

JPA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JPA in Hampshire

JPA
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Farnborough - 2 - -
JPA
South East

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for JPA.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (85.71%) JSF
2 6 (85.71%) Ajax
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JSP
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
2 6 (85.71%) PrimeFaces
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
3 5 (71.43%) RESTful
3 5 (71.43%) Mockito
3 5 (71.43%) REST
4 4 (57.14%) Spring Integration
4 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
4 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
4 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
4 4 (57.14%) QA
4 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
4 4 (57.14%) System Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) Java SE
4 4 (57.14%) TDD

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
2 2 (28.57%) GlassFish
2 2 (28.57%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) LDAP
2 2 (28.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
1 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Mockito
2 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 3 (42.86%) JUnit
4 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
4 2 (28.57%) NetBeans
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) Ajax
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JSF
2 6 (85.71%) JSP
2 6 (85.71%) PrimeFaces
3 5 (71.43%) REST
3 5 (71.43%) RESTful
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) Java SE
4 4 (57.14%) JMS
4 4 (57.14%) Spring Boot
4 4 (57.14%) Spring Integration
4 4 (57.14%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (42.86%) J2EE
6 2 (28.57%) Servlets
6 2 (28.57%) XML
6 2 (28.57%) XSL
6 2 (28.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
3 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
4 4 (57.14%) OWASP
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) System Testing
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (28.57%) Network Management
5 2 (28.57%) SysML
5 2 (28.57%) UML
5 2 (28.57%) XML Parsing
6 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle