Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 21 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 202 167
Rank change year-on-year +20 -35 +8
Contract jobs citing JPA 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.041% 0.065% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.25% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £513 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.07% +64.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £413 £439 £306
90th Percentile £438 £576 £334
England median daily rate £475 £423 £413
% change year-on-year +12.43% +2.42% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
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 West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1168 1572 1119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.13% 25.50% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 965 684
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £268 £213
90th Percentile £571 £519 £498
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 31
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.96% -19.83% +4.33%
10th Percentile £18.38 £10.40 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.15 £39.82 £43.78
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for JPA in the West Midlands

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JPA in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for JPA.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) RAD
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 2 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) React
1 2 (100.00%) Spring Boot

JPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Java Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) React
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Spring Boot
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) RAD
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript