Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 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)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 217 240
Rank change year-on-year +55 +23 -49
Contract jobs citing JPA 41 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.72% 0.22% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.27% 0.78% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 3
North West median daily rate £450 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £263 £327 £371
90th Percentile £650 £446 £514
England median daily rate £475 £420 £413
% change year-on-year +13.10% +1.82% -2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £48.75 £38.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year +25.81% -13.89% -

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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1806 1929 2026
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.74% 28.33% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1240 1356 1265
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +14.71%
10th Percentile £295 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £538
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 26 70
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%
10th Percentile £18.38 £15.38 £16.16
90th Percentile £50.86 £44.88 £47.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing JPA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for JPA in the North West

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JPA in the North West

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JPA in the North West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JPA in the North West

JPA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +33 21 £501 +29.16% 2
Cheshire +22 19 £418 +1.83% 3
Lancashire - 1 - -
JPA
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for JPA.

1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (85.37%) SQL
3 34 (82.93%) Oracle
4 32 (78.05%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (75.61%) TDD
6 28 (68.29%) Spring
6 28 (68.29%) Hibernate
7 21 (51.22%) JUnit
7 21 (51.22%) OO
8 20 (48.78%) RDBMS
8 20 (48.78%) Perforce
8 20 (48.78%) Java EE
8 20 (48.78%) Unit Testing
8 20 (48.78%) Test Automation
8 20 (48.78%) Relational Database
9 19 (46.34%) Data Modelling
10 18 (43.90%) Web Services
10 18 (43.90%) Finance
10 18 (43.90%) Git (software)
11 17 (41.46%) SOAP
12 16 (39.02%) REST
13 15 (36.59%) HTML
14 14 (34.15%) JSP
14 14 (34.15%) EJB
14 14 (34.15%) Banking
14 14 (34.15%) Gradle
14 14 (34.15%) JProfiler
14 14 (34.15%) Spring Boot
15 13 (31.71%) WebSphere
15 13 (31.71%) Eclipse

JPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (31.71%) WebSphere
2 11 (26.83%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.88%) Commerce Server
4 1 (2.44%) Confluence
4 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (48.78%) RDBMS
1 20 (48.78%) Relational Database
2 9 (21.95%) DB2
3 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.44%) MySQL
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (51.22%) JUnit
2 18 (43.90%) Git (software)
3 14 (34.15%) Gradle
3 14 (34.15%) JProfiler
4 13 (31.71%) Eclipse
5 10 (24.39%) Jenkins
5 10 (24.39%) Maven
6 8 (19.51%) IntelliJ
6 8 (19.51%) SonarQube
7 3 (7.32%) JIRA
8 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.44%) Hudson
8 1 (2.44%) Mockito
8 1 (2.44%) MyEclipse
General
1 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 14 (34.15%) Banking
3 10 (24.39%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (97.56%) Developer
2 27 (65.85%) Java Developer
3 13 (31.71%) WebSphere Developer
4 5 (12.20%) J2EE Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Agile Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (68.29%) Hibernate
1 28 (68.29%) Spring
2 20 (48.78%) Java EE
3 18 (43.90%) Web Services
4 17 (41.46%) SOAP
5 16 (39.02%) REST
6 15 (36.59%) HTML
7 14 (34.15%) EJB
7 14 (34.15%) JSP
7 14 (34.15%) Spring Boot
8 11 (26.83%) CSS
8 11 (26.83%) Dojo
9 10 (24.39%) J2EE
10 6 (14.63%) JSON
11 5 (12.20%) Ajax
11 5 (12.20%) jQuery
11 5 (12.20%) RESTful
12 4 (9.76%) XML
12 4 (9.76%) XSLT
13 2 (4.88%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Linux
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (78.05%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (75.61%) TDD
3 21 (51.22%) OO
4 20 (48.78%) Test Automation
4 20 (48.78%) Unit Testing
5 19 (46.34%) Data Modelling
6 11 (26.83%) Data Protection
7 10 (24.39%) RAD
8 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
9 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (12.20%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (12.20%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 5 (12.20%) SDLC
11 4 (9.76%) OOP
11 4 (9.76%) Scrum
11 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
12 3 (7.32%) DevOps
13 2 (4.88%) High Availability
13 2 (4.88%) Microservices
13 2 (4.88%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (85.37%) SQL
3 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 34 (82.93%) Oracle
2 20 (48.78%) Perforce
3 1 (2.44%) IBM