The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Persistence API (JPA)
England / North East
Rank 82 65 50
Rank change year-on-year -17 -15  
Contract jobs citing JPA 3 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.41% 1.03% 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 3.49% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 6
Median daily rate £385 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +5.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +8.17% +6.00%  
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 the North East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 294 258 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 40.00% 29.62% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 175 89
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £538 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £11.00
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 the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JPA in the North East

JPA
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the North East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Tyne and Wear -18 3 £385 +22.22% 1
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 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 North East region with a requirement for JPA.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (75.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) API Design
2 3 (75.00%) Spring Boot
2 3 (75.00%) Gradle
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) Ant
2 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 3 (75.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (50.00%) Docker

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 3 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (25.00%) G Suite
1 1 (25.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) DocumentDB
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Ant
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Gradle
2 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) OAuth2
4 1 (25.00%) React
4 1 (25.00%) Serverless Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Spring Security
4 1 (25.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) API Design
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (75.00%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) API Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Google Apps Script
3 1 (25.00%) Groovy
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (25.00%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apigee
1 1 (25.00%) CA
1 1 (25.00%) Google