Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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.

Java Persistence API (JPA)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 331 358 375
Rank change year-on-year +27 +17 -34
Contract jobs citing JPA 28 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 0.59% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 20
South East median daily rate £500 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +23.08% -10.96%
10th Percentile £331 £345 £313
90th Percentile £573 £519 £413
England median daily rate £438 £438 £390
% change year-on-year - +12.18% -8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South East median hourly rate - £44.75 -
England median hourly rate £52.50 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +38.16% -5.00% -

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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 4372 4769 4820
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.23% 25.63% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2666 3112 2992
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £295 £281 £263
90th Percentile £544 £538 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 117 80
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.25 £14.79
90th Percentile £57.50 £51.10 £50.00
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +9.33% +3.45% +3.57%

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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 2017. 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
West Sussex - 15 £512 -
Thames Valley +5 10 £385 -23.00%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £385 -
Berkshire +34 4 £394 -1.32%
Hampshire +5 2 - -
JPA
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 South East region with a requirement for JPA.

1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (92.86%) Hibernate
3 24 (85.71%) Spring
4 22 (78.57%) Oracle
4 22 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (71.43%) SQL
6 20 (71.43%) XML
6 20 (71.43%) SDLC
7 19 (67.86%) Web Services
7 19 (67.86%) Scrum
7 19 (67.86%) REST
8 17 (60.71%) Maven
8 17 (60.71%) SOA
8 17 (60.71%) PL/SQL
8 17 (60.71%) SOAP
9 16 (57.14%) WebLogic
9 16 (57.14%) Git (software)
9 16 (57.14%) Oracle Database
10 15 (53.57%) Unix
11 14 (50.00%) XSD
11 14 (50.00%) XSLT
11 14 (50.00%) JMS
11 14 (50.00%) Subversion
11 14 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 14 (50.00%) EclipseLink
12 13 (46.43%) EJB 3.0
12 13 (46.43%) EJB
13 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
13 12 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g

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 16 (57.14%) WebLogic
2 14 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (35.71%) Confluence
4 7 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (14.29%) JBoss
6 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
7 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (3.57%) Mule
7 1 (3.57%) Mule ESB
7 1 (3.57%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) LDAP
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 12 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
2 12 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.71%) MySQL
4 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.57%) MariaDB
6 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (60.71%) Maven
2 16 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 14 (50.00%) Subversion
4 10 (35.71%) JIRA
5 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (14.29%) Mockito
7 3 (10.71%) JUnit
8 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
8 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
9 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
9 1 (3.57%) Gradle
9 1 (3.57%) IntelliJ
9 1 (3.57%) JProfiler
9 1 (3.57%) SonarQube
9 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Developer
1 25 (89.29%) Java Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Digital Developer
4 3 (10.71%) XML Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) WebLogic Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) Hibernate
2 24 (85.71%) Spring
3 20 (71.43%) XML
4 19 (67.86%) REST
4 19 (67.86%) Web Services
5 17 (60.71%) SOAP
6 14 (50.00%) EclipseLink
6 14 (50.00%) JMS
6 14 (50.00%) XSD
6 14 (50.00%) XSLT
7 13 (46.43%) EJB
7 13 (46.43%) EJB 3.0
8 10 (35.71%) Oracle ADF
9 6 (21.43%) Java EE
9 6 (21.43%) RESTful
9 6 (21.43%) Spring Boot
10 5 (17.86%) HTML
11 4 (14.29%) Spring MVC
12 3 (10.71%) CSS
13 2 (7.14%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Unix
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (71.43%) SDLC
4 19 (67.86%) Scrum
5 17 (60.71%) SOA
6 8 (28.57%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 8 (28.57%) TDD
7 7 (25.00%) MVC
7 7 (25.00%) Workflow
8 6 (21.43%) Process Improvement
9 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
9 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
10 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
10 4 (14.29%) OO
10 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
11 3 (10.71%) Coaching
11 3 (10.71%) DevOps
11 3 (10.71%) Microservices
11 3 (10.71%) Scenario Testing
11 3 (10.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (71.43%) SQL
3 17 (60.71%) PL/SQL
4 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Sun Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Perforce