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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 - 88
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing JPA 4 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.29% - 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.98% - 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Median daily rate £469 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 - £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 - £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £440 £375
% change year-on-year -4.48% +17.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +45.83% -10.00%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 410 449 343
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 29.99% 24.90% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 310 236
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +20.58%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
3 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 7 (70.00%) Hibernate
3 7 (70.00%) CSS
3 7 (70.00%) SOAP
3 7 (70.00%) OO
3 7 (70.00%) Spring
3 7 (70.00%) Java EE
3 7 (70.00%) REST
4 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Web Services
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle
4 6 (60.00%) JUnit
4 6 (60.00%) Banking
4 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) Spring Boot
6 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (40.00%) CSS3
6 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (40.00%) HTML5
6 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (40.00%) J2EE
6 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (30.00%) EJB
7 3 (30.00%) DB2

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 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Commerce Server
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) DB2
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) JUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) Gradle
3 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) JProfiler
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (60.00%) Banking
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
1 7 (70.00%) Hibernate
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) Java EE
1 7 (70.00%) REST
1 7 (70.00%) SOAP
1 7 (70.00%) Spring
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) Spring Boot
4 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (40.00%) CSS3
4 4 (40.00%) HTML5
4 4 (40.00%) J2EE
5 3 (30.00%) Dojo
5 3 (30.00%) EJB
5 3 (30.00%) JSP
6 1 (10.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 7 (70.00%) OO
3 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) DevOps
7 1 (10.00%) BDD
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (10.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 1 (10.00%) RAD
7 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Perforce
Greater Manchester
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago