Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 20 November 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 87 66
Rank change year-on-year +15 -21 +27
Contract jobs citing JPA 3 1 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.32% 0.090% 3.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.20% 0.36% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 35
South Wales median daily rate £300 - £250
Wales median daily rate £438 - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 250 276 471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 26.54% 24.75% 36.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 203 381
South Wales median daily rate £375 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +17.24% +7.41%
10th Percentile £250 £283 £245
90th Percentile £500 £543 £475
Wales median daily rate £400 £438 £363
% change year-on-year -8.57% +20.69% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 11
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +34.38% -36.00%
10th Percentile £21.87 £21.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.50 £60.25
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +7.63% -27.12% +24.21%

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for JPA in South Wales

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JPA in South Wales

JPA
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Cardiff -4 3 £300 -
JPA
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for JPA.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) RAD
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Perforce
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) JProfiler
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (100.00%) Gradle
1 3 (100.00%) Grunt
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database

JPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Gradle
1 3 (100.00%) Grunt
1 3 (100.00%) gulp
1 3 (100.00%) JProfiler
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 3 (100.00%) RAD
1 3 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Perforce