Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 6 months to 19 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)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 329 341 358
Rank change year-on-year +12 +17 -15
Contract jobs citing JPA 46 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 0.60% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 21
South East median daily rate £415 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% +4.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £380 £350 £275
90th Percentile £550 £575 £438
England median daily rate £486 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +2.37% +11.76% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
South East median hourly rate £35.00 - £44.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% +40.00% -16.67%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5,443 4,487 4,730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.10% 27.58% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,553 2,788 2,935
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 86 132
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +11.56%
10th Percentile £20.00 £15.82 £12.25
90th Percentile £54.75 £48.75 £54.95
England median hourly rate £41.57 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.93% +6.67% +0.68%

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing JPA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for JPA in the South East

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JPA in the South East

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JPA in the South East over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JPA in the South East

JPA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JPA in the South East

JPA
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 6 months to 19 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
Surrey 0 19 £400 -15.79% 4
West Sussex -17 10 £433 -9.90% 1
Thames Valley +11 7 £415 +14.48% 8
East Sussex +4 6 £525 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £415 - 5
Buckinghamshire +19 2 - - 1
Berkshire +1 2 £425 +13.33% 2
Hampshire -20 2 £435 +8.75%
Kent - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £438 -
JPA
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South East region with a requirement for JPA.

1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (86.96%) Spring
3 36 (78.26%) Hibernate
4 28 (60.87%) Java 8
5 25 (54.35%) Git (software)
6 23 (50.00%) Oracle
7 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (43.48%) JIRA
8 20 (43.48%) Jenkins
9 18 (39.13%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (39.13%) JMS
10 17 (36.96%) EJB
10 17 (36.96%) AngularJS
11 16 (34.78%) Kafka
12 14 (30.43%) Tomcat
13 13 (28.26%) SOAP
13 13 (28.26%) MVC
13 13 (28.26%) Software Engineering
13 13 (28.26%) Apache Camel
14 12 (26.09%) Apache
14 12 (26.09%) Scrum
14 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
15 11 (23.91%) Web Services
15 11 (23.91%) RESTful
15 11 (23.91%) REST
15 11 (23.91%) Microservices
16 10 (21.74%) Spring Boot
16 10 (21.74%) Docker
16 10 (21.74%) SOA
17 9 (19.57%) XML

JPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 14 (30.43%) Tomcat
2 12 (26.09%) Apache
3 8 (17.39%) WebLogic
4 7 (15.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (6.52%) Apache Solr
5 3 (6.52%) Confluence
5 3 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (6.52%) GlassFish
5 3 (6.52%) WildFly
6 1 (2.17%) JBoss
6 1 (2.17%) Jetty
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (13.04%) MongoDB
2 6 (13.04%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.87%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (10.87%) MySQL
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (6.52%) Redis
5 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.17%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.17%) Power BI
6 1 (2.17%) Riak
Development Applications
1 25 (54.35%) Git (software)
2 20 (43.48%) Jenkins
2 20 (43.48%) JIRA
3 8 (17.39%) JUnit
3 8 (17.39%) Liquibase
3 8 (17.39%) Maven
4 6 (13.04%) Gradle
4 6 (13.04%) Vagrant
5 5 (10.87%) Mockito
6 3 (6.52%) WebLogic Workshop
7 2 (4.35%) Bitbucket
7 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.35%) Gerrit
7 2 (4.35%) Selenium
8 1 (2.17%) Ant
8 1 (2.17%) git-flow
8 1 (2.17%) GoCD
8 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (84.78%) Developer
2 36 (78.26%) Java Developer
3 15 (32.61%) Senior Developer
3 15 (32.61%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Agile Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Agile Java Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Java Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Java Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) e-Learning Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Messaging Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (6.52%) SOA Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (86.96%) Spring
2 36 (78.26%) Hibernate
3 18 (39.13%) JMS
4 17 (36.96%) AngularJS
4 17 (36.96%) EJB
5 16 (34.78%) Kafka
6 13 (28.26%) Apache Camel
6 13 (28.26%) SOAP
7 11 (23.91%) REST
7 11 (23.91%) RESTful
7 11 (23.91%) Web Services
8 10 (21.74%) Spring Boot
9 9 (19.57%) EJB 3.0
9 9 (19.57%) Java EE
9 9 (19.57%) XML
10 8 (17.39%) Node.js
10 8 (17.39%) XSLT
11 7 (15.22%) EclipseLink
11 7 (15.22%) XSD
12 6 (13.04%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) Unix
3 2 (4.35%) Android
3 2 (4.35%) Debian
3 2 (4.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.26%) MVC
2 13 (28.26%) Software Engineering
3 12 (26.09%) Scrum
4 11 (23.91%) Microservices
5 10 (21.74%) SOA
6 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (17.39%) OO
8 7 (15.22%) TDD
9 5 (10.87%) Kanban
9 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.87%) OOP
9 5 (10.87%) Scenario Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
10 4 (8.70%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 4 (8.70%) Multithreading
10 4 (8.70%) Project Management
10 4 (8.70%) Workflow
11 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
11 3 (6.52%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (60.87%) Java 8
3 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.39%) SQL
5 3 (6.52%) Python
6 2 (4.35%) C++
6 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.17%) Kotlin
7 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) Docker
2 3 (6.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) Puppet
2 6 (13.04%) Ansible
2 6 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.52%) Kibana
3 3 (6.52%) logstash
4 1 (2.17%) Cobbler
4 1 (2.17%) SELinux
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Oracle