The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank - 34 53
Contract jobs citing JPA 0 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton - 2.14% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 6.98% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £349 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
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 Southampton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 67 86 141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 26.27% 30.71% 33.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 51 79
Median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.01% -6.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +226.92% -42.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JPA in Southampton

JPA
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Southampton region with a requirement for JPA.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) PostGIS

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) PostGIS
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java