Period
to 21 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 302 314 330
Rank change year-on-year +12 +16 +7
Contract jobs citing JPA 71 44 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.44% 0.29% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.53% 1.05% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 34 51
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £350 £275 £313
90th Percentile £486 £506 £475
England median daily rate £475 £425 £414
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.72% +3.44%
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 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +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 4,631 4,180 4,875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.52% 27.41% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,898 2,510 3,193
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +4.05%
10th Percentile £304 £281 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 101 137
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £21.33 £18.22 £14.45
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £55.55
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 January 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 January 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 +30 28 £400 +13.07%
West Sussex +23 26 £480 -1.54% 1
Thames Valley -29 9 £423 -3.43% 3
Berkshire -6 6 £463 +6.32% 2
East Sussex -7 3 £325 +8.33% 1
Buckinghamshire -24 3 £410 -18.00%
Surrey - 3 £475 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £550 - 1
JPA
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 71 (100.00%) Java
2 58 (81.69%) Web Services
3 48 (67.61%) SQL
4 47 (66.20%) EJB
5 42 (59.15%) EJB 3.0
6 40 (56.34%) Spring
6 40 (56.34%) Oracle
7 36 (50.70%) Linux
8 35 (49.30%) RESTful
9 34 (47.89%) PL/SQL
9 34 (47.89%) Oracle Database
10 32 (45.07%) Oracle Database 12c
10 32 (45.07%) REST
11 30 (42.25%) PostgreSQL
11 30 (42.25%) Hibernate
12 29 (40.85%) GlassFish
12 29 (40.85%) HP
13 28 (39.44%) JAXB
13 28 (39.44%) Unit Testing
13 28 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (38.03%) Liferay
14 27 (38.03%) Enterprise Software
14 27 (38.03%) JAX-RS
14 27 (38.03%) Spring Boot
15 25 (35.21%) Ehcache
16 24 (33.80%) SOAP
17 21 (29.58%) JSP
17 21 (29.58%) SOA
18 20 (28.17%) Microservices
19 19 (26.76%) JavaScript

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 29 (40.85%) GlassFish
2 27 (38.03%) Liferay
3 18 (25.35%) WebLogic
4 10 (14.08%) Confluence
4 10 (14.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (9.86%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (9.86%) IBM Domino
6 5 (7.04%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (7.04%) Tomcat
7 3 (4.23%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (2.82%) Apache
8 2 (2.82%) Apache TomEE
8 2 (2.82%) JBoss
8 2 (2.82%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.68%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.23%) SaaS
4 2 (2.82%) GitHub
4 2 (2.82%) Google App Engine
4 2 (2.82%) Google Compute Engine
4 2 (2.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Internet
1 3 (4.23%) Intranet
2 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (47.89%) Oracle Database
2 32 (45.07%) Oracle Database 12c
3 30 (42.25%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
5 10 (14.08%) MySQL
6 7 (9.86%) DB2
6 7 (9.86%) MongoDB
6 7 (9.86%) NoSQL
7 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
8 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.41%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (23.94%) Jenkins
2 13 (18.31%) Git (software)
3 12 (16.90%) Subversion
4 11 (15.49%) Maven
5 10 (14.08%) JIRA
5 10 (14.08%) Selenium
6 5 (7.04%) Bitbucket
6 5 (7.04%) Gradle
7 4 (5.63%) JUnit
8 3 (4.23%) Mockito
9 2 (2.82%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.82%) FishEye
9 2 (2.82%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (2.82%) jMock
10 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.41%) Hudson
General
1 3 (4.23%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (90.14%) Developer
2 59 (83.10%) Java Developer
3 11 (15.49%) Senior Developer
3 11 (15.49%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (4.23%) Architect
5 2 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (1.41%) .NET Architect
6 1 (1.41%) Application Development Manager
6 1 (1.41%) Applications Developer
6 1 (1.41%) Applications Development Manager
6 1 (1.41%) Applications Manager
6 1 (1.41%) Consultant
6 1 (1.41%) Database Developer
6 1 (1.41%) Development Manager
6 1 (1.41%) Head of Development
6 1 (1.41%) Lead Developer
6 1 (1.41%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (81.69%) Web Services
2 47 (66.20%) EJB
3 42 (59.15%) EJB 3.0
4 40 (56.34%) Spring
5 35 (49.30%) RESTful
6 32 (45.07%) REST
7 30 (42.25%) Hibernate
8 28 (39.44%) JAXB
9 27 (38.03%) JAX-RS
9 27 (38.03%) Spring Boot
10 25 (35.21%) Ehcache
11 24 (33.80%) SOAP
12 21 (29.58%) JSP
13 17 (23.94%) XML
14 16 (22.54%) JMS
14 16 (22.54%) XSD
15 15 (21.13%) EclipseLink
15 15 (21.13%) XSLT
16 14 (19.72%) CSS
16 14 (19.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (38.03%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.86%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.23%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Clustering
4 2 (2.82%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.82%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.82%) User Experience
5 1 (1.41%) IPTV
5 1 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (50.70%) Linux
2 9 (12.68%) Unix
3 3 (4.23%) HPUX
3 3 (4.23%) Windows
4 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (39.44%) Unit Testing
2 21 (29.58%) SOA
3 20 (28.17%) Microservices
4 17 (23.94%) MVC
5 16 (22.54%) Test Automation
6 15 (21.13%) TDD
7 14 (19.72%) Scrum
8 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (11.27%) DevOps
9 8 (11.27%) Workflow
10 7 (9.86%) Case Management
10 7 (9.86%) Mentoring
10 7 (9.86%) Migration
11 6 (8.45%) Validation
12 5 (7.04%) Coaching
12 5 (7.04%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 5 (7.04%) Scenario Testing
12 5 (7.04%) SDLC
12 5 (7.04%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) Java
2 48 (67.61%) SQL
3 34 (47.89%) PL/SQL
4 19 (26.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.41%) Scala
5 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) GCP
2 1 (1.41%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (56.34%) Oracle
2 29 (40.85%) HP
3 10 (14.08%) IBM
4 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.23%) Cisco
5 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.82%) Google