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 3 months to 26 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)
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 164 140
Rank change year-on-year +36 -24  
Contract jobs citing JPA 14 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.47% 0.027% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.57% 0.11% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 8
Median daily rate £425 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 - £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 - £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £440 £375
% change year-on-year -4.43% +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 the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 894 950 816
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 30.33% 25.33% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 665 536
Median daily rate £388 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.44% +3.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 22
Median hourly rate £41.25 £28.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -32.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £18.80 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £56.50
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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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
Cheshire - 8 £405 - 3
Manchester - 4 £469 - 5
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 £450 -
JPA
England

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

1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (86.96%) Hibernate
2 20 (86.96%) Spring
3 19 (82.61%) TDD
3 19 (82.61%) SQL
4 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (60.87%) Oracle
5 14 (60.87%) SOAP
5 14 (60.87%) Web Services
5 14 (60.87%) OO
6 12 (52.17%) Banking
7 11 (47.83%) Finance
7 11 (47.83%) RDBMS
7 11 (47.83%) JUnit
7 11 (47.83%) Unit Testing
7 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
7 11 (47.83%) REST
7 11 (47.83%) Relational Database
8 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
8 10 (43.48%) Java EE
8 10 (43.48%) Data Modelling
9 9 (39.13%) J2EE
9 9 (39.13%) Perforce
10 8 (34.78%) HTML
11 7 (30.43%) CSS
11 7 (30.43%) Eclipse
11 7 (30.43%) IntelliJ
11 7 (30.43%) Gradle
11 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
11 7 (30.43%) Spring Boot

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 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.04%) Confluence
2 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) Commerce Server
4 1 (4.35%) GlassFish
4 1 (4.35%) JBoss
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) RDBMS
1 11 (47.83%) Relational Database
2 4 (17.39%) DB2
2 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.70%) Big Data
4 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.35%) MySQL
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.35%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
1 11 (47.83%) JUnit
2 7 (30.43%) Eclipse
2 7 (30.43%) Gradle
2 7 (30.43%) IntelliJ
2 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
3 6 (26.09%) JIRA
3 6 (26.09%) JProfiler
4 4 (17.39%) Maven
4 4 (17.39%) SonarQube
5 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.35%) Hudson
5 1 (4.35%) Mockito
5 1 (4.35%) MyEclipse
General
1 12 (52.17%) Banking
2 11 (47.83%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Prime Brokerage
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (86.96%) Java Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (8.70%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Android Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Android Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) Hibernate
1 20 (86.96%) Spring
2 14 (60.87%) SOAP
2 14 (60.87%) Web Services
3 11 (47.83%) REST
4 10 (43.48%) Java EE
5 9 (39.13%) J2EE
6 8 (34.78%) HTML
7 7 (30.43%) CSS
7 7 (30.43%) Spring Boot
8 5 (21.74%) EJB
9 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
9 4 (17.39%) Dojo
9 4 (17.39%) JSP
10 3 (13.04%) Ajax
10 3 (13.04%) CSS3
10 3 (13.04%) HTML5
10 3 (13.04%) JMS
10 3 (13.04%) jQuery
10 3 (13.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) DataPower
2 1 (4.35%) Derivative
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) TDD
2 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (60.87%) OO
4 11 (47.83%) Unit Testing
5 10 (43.48%) Data Modelling
5 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
6 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (26.09%) DevOps
6 6 (26.09%) Scrum
7 5 (21.74%) BDD
7 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
8 4 (17.39%) RAD
9 3 (13.04%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
10 2 (8.70%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 1 (4.35%) AOP
11 1 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (4.35%) SOA
11 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (82.61%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Oracle
2 9 (39.13%) Perforce
3 2 (8.70%) Sybase
4 1 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Kony
4 1 (4.35%) Yahoo!
Greater Manchester
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Source Technology
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
AMS contingency
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 18 days ago