Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 349 308 308
Rank change year-on-year -41 0 +9
Contract jobs citing JPA 29 71 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.43% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 1.51% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 57 34
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £368 £350 £275
90th Percentile £575 £488 £506
England median daily rate £513 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +7.89% +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% -10.00% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% +20.00% -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 5,173 4,689 4,227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.32% 28.44% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,330 2,928 2,533
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £495 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +4.21% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 80 106
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £41.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +7.60% +4.55%
10th Percentile £26.65 £21.91 £18.22
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 -12 8 £388 -18.42%
West Sussex -33 6 £380 -20.83% 1
Hampshire -45 5 £435 +8.75% 4
Thames Valley +22 4 £495 +17.16% 6
East Sussex -8 3 £550 +69.23%
Berkshire 0 2 £575 +24.32% 1
Kent - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +24 1 - - 2
Middlesex +14 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £415 - 3
JPA
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 29 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (79.31%) Spring
3 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (62.07%) Hibernate
3 18 (62.07%) Java 8
4 14 (48.28%) Git (software)
5 13 (44.83%) Jenkins
5 13 (44.83%) Oracle
6 12 (41.38%) JIRA
7 11 (37.93%) Kafka
7 11 (37.93%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
8 10 (34.48%) SQL
8 10 (34.48%) RESTful
9 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
9 9 (31.03%) JMS
10 8 (27.59%) Tomcat
10 8 (27.59%) JUnit
10 8 (27.59%) EJB
10 8 (27.59%) Microservices
10 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (24.14%) Java EE
11 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
11 7 (24.14%) Liquibase
12 6 (20.69%) Apache NiFi
12 6 (20.69%) Apache Camel
12 6 (20.69%) OOP
12 6 (20.69%) OO
12 6 (20.69%) Apache

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 8 (27.59%) Tomcat
2 6 (20.69%) Apache
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
5 2 (6.90%) Confluence
6 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (3.45%) GlassFish
6 1 (3.45%) JBoss
6 1 (3.45%) Mule
6 1 (3.45%) Mule ESB
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.45%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
4 4 (13.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
4 4 (13.79%) MySQL
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (6.90%) Redis
6 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Git (software)
2 13 (44.83%) Jenkins
3 12 (41.38%) JIRA
4 8 (27.59%) JUnit
5 7 (24.14%) Liquibase
6 5 (17.24%) Gradle
7 4 (13.79%) Mockito
7 4 (13.79%) Vagrant
8 3 (10.34%) Maven
8 3 (10.34%) WebLogic Workshop
9 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
9 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
9 2 (6.90%) Selenium
10 1 (3.45%) Ant
10 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
10 1 (3.45%) git-flow
General
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Developer
2 23 (79.31%) Java Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Senior Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Messaging Developer
4 3 (10.34%) SOA Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Test Automation Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Test Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Java Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (79.31%) Spring
2 18 (62.07%) Hibernate
3 11 (37.93%) Kafka
4 10 (34.48%) RESTful
5 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
5 9 (31.03%) JMS
6 8 (27.59%) EJB
7 7 (24.14%) Java EE
8 6 (20.69%) Apache Camel
8 6 (20.69%) Apache NiFi
9 5 (17.24%) EJB 3.0
9 5 (17.24%) Node.js
9 5 (17.24%) SOAP
9 5 (17.24%) Spring Boot
10 4 (13.79%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (13.79%) Web Services
10 4 (13.79%) XML
11 3 (10.34%) Oracle ADF
11 3 (10.34%) XSD
11 3 (10.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) VMS
2 3 (10.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (27.59%) Microservices
3 6 (20.69%) MVC
3 6 (20.69%) OO
3 6 (20.69%) OOP
3 6 (20.69%) Scrum
4 5 (17.24%) Scenario Testing
4 5 (17.24%) SDLC
4 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
4 5 (17.24%) TDD
5 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
5 4 (13.79%) High Availability
5 4 (13.79%) Kanban
5 4 (13.79%) Multithreading
5 4 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (13.79%) SOA
5 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.34%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (62.07%) Java 8
3 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Ansible
1 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Kibana
2 1 (3.45%) logstash
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) IBM
2 1 (3.45%) MuleSoft