The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 26 June 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)
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 114 57
Rank change year-on-year +71 -57  
Contract jobs citing JPA 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.52% 0.36% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.89% 1.78% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £440 £375
% change year-on-year -4.43% +17.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +45.83% -10.00%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 106 281 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 27.46% 19.97% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 180 103
Median daily rate £450 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 1
Median hourly rate £46.42 £28.00 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.76% +78.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JPA in Tyne and Wear

JPA
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Sunderland +2 2 - -
JPA
North East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for JPA.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) JBoss
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (60.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (60.00%) Gradle
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (60.00%) Spring Boot
2 3 (60.00%) API Design
2 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) Ant
2 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL

JPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 5 (100.00%) JBoss
2 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (20.00%) G Suite
1 1 (20.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) DocumentDB
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
2 3 (60.00%) Ant
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Gradle
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) EJB
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) OAuth2
4 1 (20.00%) Serverless Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) API Design
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (60.00%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) API Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) Google Apps Script
4 1 (20.00%) Groovy
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Apigee
1 1 (20.00%) CA
1 1 (20.00%) Google