The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Persistence API (JPA)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing JPA 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.45% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.59% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Median daily rate £444 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £399 £375
% change year-on-year +9.09% +6.33%  
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 223 141 155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 40.33% 28.37% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 112 104
Median daily rate £438 £360 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.52% -7.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £49.50 £11.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +350.00% -47.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £25.50 £28.25
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 Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JPA in Oxfordshire

JPA
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Kidlington - 5 £438 -
Oxford - 1 £485 -
JPA
South East

JPA
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

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

1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) JBoss
1 8 (100.00%) ETL
1 8 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
1 8 (100.00%) Apache CXF
1 8 (100.00%) RESTful
1 8 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (100.00%) Apache Camel
2 7 (87.50%) Talend
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
2 7 (87.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (87.50%) Automated Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Publishing
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) Spring Integration

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 8 (100.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
2 7 (87.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Integration Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 8 (100.00%) Apache CXF
1 8 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 8 (100.00%) RESTful
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Spring Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (100.00%) ETL
1 8 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) Talend