The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for JPA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Persistence API (JPA)
England / South West
Rank 117 118 112
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6  
Contract jobs citing JPA 19 22 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.74% 0.76% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.57% 3.09% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 18
Median daily rate £435 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £403 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £399 £375
% change year-on-year +6.58% +6.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £45.00

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 West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 738 711 770
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 28.67% 24.50% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 472 503
Median daily rate £393 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 51 19
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing JPA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for JPA in the South West

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JPA in the South West

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JPA in the South West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JPA in the South West

JPA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +16 15 £438 +16.66% 8
Somerset - 1 £450 -
JPA
England

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 West region with a requirement for JPA.

1 28 (100.00%) Java
1 28 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 24 (85.71%) XML
3 19 (67.86%) Spring
4 16 (57.14%) JSON
4 16 (57.14%) Spring MVC
4 16 (57.14%) Finance
4 16 (57.14%) MVC
5 15 (53.57%) Electronics
5 15 (53.57%) Telecoms
5 15 (53.57%) Manufacturing
5 15 (53.57%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (53.57%) SAP
5 15 (53.57%) Digital Marketing
5 15 (53.57%) Integration Testing
5 15 (53.57%) Mule
5 15 (53.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 15 (53.57%) Marketing
5 15 (53.57%) Spring Integration
5 15 (53.57%) Apache Camel
5 15 (53.57%) Mule ESB
5 15 (53.57%) Programme Management
6 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (50.00%) SQL
7 13 (46.43%) Web Services
7 13 (46.43%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (46.43%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (46.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 12 (42.86%) J2EE
8 12 (42.86%) Oracle

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 15 (53.57%) Mule
1 15 (53.57%) Mule ESB
2 9 (32.14%) JBoss
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 15 (53.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (46.43%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (46.43%) Amazon EC2
1 13 (46.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) JUnit
2 4 (14.29%) Maven
3 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 15 (53.57%) Electronics
2 15 (53.57%) Manufacturing
2 15 (53.57%) Marketing
2 15 (53.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
1 27 (96.43%) Java Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Integration Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Angular Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce Architect
5 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Java Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Java Development Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Java Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 24 (85.71%) XML
3 19 (67.86%) Spring
4 16 (57.14%) JSON
4 16 (57.14%) Spring MVC
5 15 (53.57%) Apache Camel
5 15 (53.57%) Spring Integration
6 13 (46.43%) Web Services
7 12 (42.86%) J2EE
8 11 (39.29%) REST
9 10 (35.71%) AngularJS
9 10 (35.71%) Backbone.js
9 10 (35.71%) Ember.js
9 10 (35.71%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (32.14%) EJB
10 9 (32.14%) EJB 3.0
10 9 (32.14%) JAXB
10 9 (32.14%) PrimeFaces
10 9 (32.14%) XSD
10 9 (32.14%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) MVC
2 15 (53.57%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (53.57%) Digital Marketing
2 15 (53.57%) Integration Testing
2 15 (53.57%) Programme Management
3 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (39.29%) Scrum
5 10 (35.71%) SDLC
6 9 (32.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
6 9 (32.14%) Software Testing
6 9 (32.14%) Workflow
7 2 (7.14%) DevOps
7 2 (7.14%) RAD
7 2 (7.14%) TDD
8 1 (3.57%) BDD
8 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.57%) Kanban
8 1 (3.57%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) C
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) DV Cleared
1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) SAP
2 12 (42.86%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Apple
3 1 (3.57%) ATG
3 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.57%) hybris