Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 266 307 341
Rank change year-on-year +41 +34 +15
Contract jobs citing JPA 110 49 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.66% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.20% 1.18% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 35 39
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +4.17% +29.23%
10th Percentile £400 £344 £323
90th Percentile £491 £537 £519
England median daily rate £466 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +9.71% +2.41% +8.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £51.25 -
% change year-on-year -12.20% - -

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 5,005 4,148 4,679
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.82% 26.66% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,145 2,479 3,093
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £308 £285 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 92 115
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.49% +7.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £8.00 £15.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £54.90 £55.55
England median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +5.81% +10.71%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Hampshire +35 47 £400 +18.52%
West Sussex +18 32 £480 -4.00%
Surrey - 18 £484 - 3
Thames Valley -42 7 £450 +2.86% 7
East Sussex +4 4 £350 -3.45% 3
Berkshire -9 4 £450 +14.36% 5
Buckinghamshire -20 3 £470 +18.99%
Middlesex - 1 £550 -
JPA
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Java
2 88 (80.00%) Web Services
3 66 (60.00%) Spring
4 63 (57.27%) EJB
5 62 (56.36%) Oracle
5 62 (56.36%) Hibernate
5 62 (56.36%) EJB 3.0
6 57 (51.82%) RESTful
7 55 (50.00%) Oracle Database
8 53 (48.18%) Unit Testing
8 53 (48.18%) SQL
9 52 (47.27%) Jenkins
10 50 (45.45%) Linux
11 49 (44.55%) Java 8
12 48 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
13 47 (42.73%) REST
14 45 (40.91%) Enterprise Software
15 42 (38.18%) Spring Boot
16 41 (37.27%) JSP
16 41 (37.27%) SOAP
17 40 (36.36%) PL/SQL
17 40 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
17 40 (36.36%) Oracle Database 12c
18 39 (35.45%) JAX-RS
18 39 (35.45%) JAXB
19 35 (31.82%) HP
19 35 (31.82%) JMS
19 35 (31.82%) GlassFish
19 35 (31.82%) Liferay
19 35 (31.82%) HP ALM

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 35 (31.82%) GlassFish
1 35 (31.82%) Liferay
2 25 (22.73%) WebLogic
3 18 (16.36%) Tomcat
4 10 (9.09%) GemFire
5 9 (8.18%) Confluence
6 7 (6.36%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (6.36%) IBM Domino
6 7 (6.36%) Mule
7 6 (5.45%) Apache
7 6 (5.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (2.73%) Jetty
10 1 (0.91%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.91%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.91%) JBoss
10 1 (0.91%) Joomla!
Applications
1 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.27%) OpenShift
2 7 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.36%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.73%) PaaS
4 2 (1.82%) Serverless
5 1 (0.91%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 40 (36.36%) Oracle Database 12c
2 40 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (19.09%) Relational Database
4 16 (14.55%) MongoDB
4 16 (14.55%) RDBMS
4 16 (14.55%) SQL Server
5 9 (8.18%) Big Data
6 8 (7.27%) NoSQL
7 7 (6.36%) DB2
7 7 (6.36%) HBase
8 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.73%) MySQL
10 1 (0.91%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.91%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.91%) Redis
10 1 (0.91%) Riak
Development Applications
1 52 (47.27%) Jenkins
2 26 (23.64%) Selenium
3 25 (22.73%) Git (software)
4 15 (13.64%) Subversion
5 14 (12.73%) Maven
5 14 (12.73%) Mockito
6 13 (11.82%) JIRA
7 12 (10.91%) JUnit
8 10 (9.09%) Cucumber
8 10 (9.09%) Gradle
9 7 (6.36%) Cobertura
10 4 (3.64%) Ant
10 4 (3.64%) MSBuild
10 4 (3.64%) NUnit
10 4 (3.64%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio
10 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (2.73%) Bitbucket
11 3 (2.73%) JBehave
General
1 11 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 107 (97.27%) Developer
2 94 (85.45%) Java Developer
3 22 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 22 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (8.18%) JSP Developer
5 4 (3.64%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (2.73%) Agile Developer
6 3 (2.73%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (2.73%) DevOps Developer
7 2 (1.82%) C# Developer
7 2 (1.82%) Software Developer
8 1 (0.91%) Database Developer
8 1 (0.91%) e-Learning Developer
8 1 (0.91%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (0.91%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (0.91%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 1 (0.91%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 1 (0.91%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (0.91%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (0.91%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (80.00%) Web Services
2 66 (60.00%) Spring
3 63 (57.27%) EJB
4 62 (56.36%) EJB 3.0
4 62 (56.36%) Hibernate
5 57 (51.82%) RESTful
6 47 (42.73%) REST
7 42 (38.18%) Spring Boot
8 41 (37.27%) JSP
8 41 (37.27%) SOAP
9 39 (35.45%) JAXB
9 39 (35.45%) JAX-RS
10 35 (31.82%) JMS
11 33 (30.00%) Ehcache
12 26 (23.64%) XML
13 24 (21.82%) HTML
14 23 (20.91%) Java EE
14 23 (20.91%) Struts
14 23 (20.91%) XSD
14 23 (20.91%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (40.91%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.18%) Clustering
2 9 (8.18%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.36%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.64%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.64%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.91%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.91%) IPTV
5 1 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.91%) RIA
5 1 (0.91%) User Experience
5 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (45.45%) Linux
2 21 (19.09%) Unix
3 8 (7.27%) Android
3 8 (7.27%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.73%) Windows
5 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (48.18%) Unit Testing
2 48 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (29.09%) Test Automation
4 27 (24.55%) Scrum
4 27 (24.55%) SOA
5 26 (23.64%) Microservices
5 26 (23.64%) MVC
6 23 (20.91%) TDD
7 22 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (20.00%) SDLC
8 11 (10.00%) System Testing
9 10 (9.09%) BDD
9 10 (9.09%) Integration Testing
9 10 (9.09%) Multithreading
9 10 (9.09%) OWASP
10 9 (8.18%) API Development
10 9 (8.18%) DevOps
11 7 (6.36%) Case Management
11 7 (6.36%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (6.36%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 110 (100.00%) Java
2 53 (48.18%) SQL
3 49 (44.55%) Java 8
4 40 (36.36%) PL/SQL
5 18 (16.36%) JavaScript
6 15 (13.64%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.64%) C#
7 4 (3.64%) XAML
8 3 (2.73%) VBA
9 1 (0.91%) Python
9 1 (0.91%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (16.36%) Degree
2 9 (8.18%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) QA
2 7 (6.36%) GCP
3 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (8.18%) Docker
2 1 (0.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 35 (31.82%) HP ALM
2 8 (7.27%) Ansible
3 5 (4.55%) Puppet
4 4 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.91%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 62 (56.36%) Oracle
2 35 (31.82%) HP
3 9 (8.18%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.27%) IBM
5 3 (2.73%) Apple
6 1 (0.91%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.91%) SAP