Period
to 20 November 2017

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 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)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 191 209
Rank change year-on-year +14 +18 -14
Contract jobs citing JPA 19 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.34% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.31% 1.03% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 11
South West median daily rate £420 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.51% +3.44% -30.43%
10th Percentile £336 £355 £360
90th Percentile £441 £461 £423
England median daily rate £475 £420 £413
% change year-on-year +13.10% +1.82% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
South West median hourly rate £52.50 - -
England median hourly rate £48.75 £38.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year +25.81% -13.89% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1445 1549 1814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.77% 27.30% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 1132 1272
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 92
South West median hourly rate £46.50 £36.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.28% -14.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.63 £30.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £53.88 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JPA in the South West

JPA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 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
Devon -5 7 £398 -2.63%
Gloucestershire +22 5 £420 -6.67% 3
Somerset - 5 - -
Bristol -8 1 £350 - 1
JPA
England

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 West region with a requirement for JPA.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (94.74%) Spring
3 13 (68.42%) Hibernate
4 9 (47.37%) Maven
4 9 (47.37%) SQL
5 8 (42.11%) XML
6 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (36.84%) Java EE
6 7 (36.84%) JSON
7 6 (31.58%) Web Services
7 6 (31.58%) Apache
7 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (31.58%) MongoDB
8 5 (26.32%) SDLC
8 5 (26.32%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (26.32%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Spring MVC
8 5 (26.32%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
8 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (26.32%) SOAP
8 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
8 5 (26.32%) SAP
8 5 (26.32%) Marketing
8 5 (26.32%) TDD
8 5 (26.32%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (26.32%) MVC
8 5 (26.32%) Electronics

JPA
Co-occurring 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 6 (31.58%) Apache
2 5 (26.32%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (21.05%) Apache Solr
3 4 (21.05%) Apache Spark
4 3 (15.79%) Apache Pig
5 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
6 1 (5.26%) Confluence
6 1 (5.26%) Jetty
6 1 (5.26%) Liferay
6 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.79%) HBase
2 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.79%) Redis
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Maven
2 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) JUnit
4 1 (5.26%) Grunt
4 1 (5.26%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) Liquibase
4 1 (5.26%) NetBeans
4 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 5 (26.32%) Electronics
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
1 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing
1 5 (26.32%) Marketing
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
1 17 (89.47%) Java Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Core Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) Spring
2 13 (68.42%) Hibernate
3 8 (42.11%) XML
4 7 (36.84%) Java EE
4 7 (36.84%) JSON
5 6 (31.58%) Web Services
6 5 (26.32%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (26.32%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (26.32%) SOAP
6 5 (26.32%) Spring MVC
7 4 (21.05%) Apache Camel
7 4 (21.05%) Spring Boot
7 4 (21.05%) Spring Cloud
8 3 (15.79%) REST
9 2 (10.53%) JAX-RS
10 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
10 1 (5.26%) JAX-WS
10 1 (5.26%) jQuery
10 1 (5.26%) Kafka
10 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (26.32%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
3 5 (26.32%) MVC
3 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
3 5 (26.32%) SDLC
3 5 (26.32%) TDD
4 4 (21.05%) Microservices
4 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) UML
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Wireframes
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) ETL
6 1 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.79%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Docker
2 3 (15.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) SAP
2 4 (21.05%) Sencha
3 3 (15.79%) Luciad
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle