Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 20 November 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 157 141
Rank change year-on-year +39 -16 -20
Contract jobs citing JPA 22 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.75% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.05% 0.56% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 3
Manchester median daily rate £501 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.13% -8.57% +34.62%
10th Percentile £340 £344 £371
90th Percentile £650 £440 £514
North West median daily rate £450 £400 £438
% change year-on-year +12.50% -8.57% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1074 1076 923
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.57% 30.73% 24.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 768 569
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £272
90th Percentile £538 £500 £514
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £389
% change year-on-year +3.23% -0.32% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 28
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.75% -54.29% +21.74%
10th Percentile £16.55 £14.80 £10.93
90th Percentile £47.40 £44.25 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for JPA in Manchester

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JPA in Manchester

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JPA in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JPA in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for JPA.

1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (81.82%) SQL
2 18 (81.82%) Oracle
3 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (68.18%) TDD
5 14 (63.64%) JSP
6 13 (59.09%) EJB
6 13 (59.09%) WebSphere
7 12 (54.55%) HTML
8 11 (50.00%) Dojo
8 11 (50.00%) CSS
8 11 (50.00%) Tomcat
9 10 (45.45%) Retail
10 9 (40.91%) Spring
10 9 (40.91%) Hibernate
10 9 (40.91%) Java EE
10 9 (40.91%) DB2
11 8 (36.36%) OO
12 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
12 7 (31.82%) Finance
13 6 (27.27%) Linux
13 6 (27.27%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (22.73%) REST
14 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
14 5 (22.73%) JUnit
14 5 (22.73%) SOAP
14 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
14 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
15 4 (18.18%) J2EE
15 4 (18.18%) Perforce

JPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 13 (59.09%) WebSphere
2 11 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.09%) Commerce Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) DB2
2 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
2 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) JUnit
2 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) Gradle
2 3 (13.64%) JProfiler
3 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.55%) IntelliJ
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (45.45%) Retail
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 13 (59.09%) WebSphere Developer
3 8 (36.36%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) JSP
2 13 (59.09%) EJB
3 12 (54.55%) HTML
4 11 (50.00%) CSS
4 11 (50.00%) Dojo
5 9 (40.91%) Hibernate
5 9 (40.91%) Java EE
5 9 (40.91%) Spring
6 5 (22.73%) REST
6 5 (22.73%) SOAP
7 4 (18.18%) J2EE
8 3 (13.64%) Web Services
9 2 (9.09%) Ajax
9 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
9 2 (9.09%) jQuery
9 2 (9.09%) JSON
9 2 (9.09%) Spring Boot
9 2 (9.09%) XML
9 2 (9.09%) XSLT
10 1 (4.55%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) TDD
3 8 (36.36%) OO
4 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
5 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
5 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
5 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.64%) DevOps
6 3 (13.64%) RAD
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 2 (9.09%) High Availability
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 2 (9.09%) SDLC
7 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 2 (9.09%) Web Development
8 1 (4.55%) Pair Programming
8 1 (4.55%) Scrum
8 1 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (81.82%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Perforce
3 1 (4.55%) IBM