Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 23 October 2018 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)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 39 -
Rank change year-on-year -14 - -
Contract jobs citing JPA 2 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.38% 2.72% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.06% 8.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Somerset median daily rate £400 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - -
South West median daily rate £525 £420 £413
% change year-on-year +25.00% +1.82% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Somerset median hourly rate - £52.50 -
South West median hourly rate - £52.50 -

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 Somerset with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 188 146 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 36.08% 30.54% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 104 89
Somerset median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £313 £288 £234
90th Percentile £538 £486 £463
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Somerset median hourly rate - £52.50 £46.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00% +9.65%
South West median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £38.13
% change year-on-year -2.22% +18.03% -10.29%

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing JPA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for JPA in Somerset

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JPA in Somerset

JPA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA in Somerset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JPA in Somerset

JPA
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. 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
Street - 2 £400 -
JPA
South West

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JPA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for JPA.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) GWT
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Mule

JPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (100.00%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Apigee
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (100.00%) NeoLoad
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Agile Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (100.00%) GWT
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Spring Batch
1 2 (100.00%) Vaadin
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Kibana
1 2 (100.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle