The table below looks at the statistics for JPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 71 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing JPA 13 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.96% 0.51% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.64% 1.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 -
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
357 302 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.46% 25.70% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 155 76
Average daily rate £360 £325 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +15.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JPA across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JPA Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

JPA
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JPA across the Edinburgh region.

JPA Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

JPA
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JPA across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

JPA Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

JPA
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

JPA Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing JPA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JPA.

1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (81.82%) Apache CXF
3 22 (66.67%) JBoss
3 22 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 22 (66.67%) JSF
4 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (57.58%) SOA
6 15 (45.45%) OO
6 15 (45.45%) Web Services
6 15 (45.45%) Use Case
7 13 (39.39%) RichFaces
7 13 (39.39%) Oracle
7 13 (39.39%) UML
8 12 (36.36%) Scrum
8 12 (36.36%) Oracle BPM
9 11 (33.33%) Data Modelling
10 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
11 7 (21.21%) SOAP
12 6 (18.18%) JAAS
12 6 (18.18%) Eclipse
12 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
12 6 (18.18%) REST
13 5 (15.15%) Open Source
13 5 (15.15%) Java EE
14 3 (9.09%) OSGi
14 3 (9.09%) Guava
14 3 (9.09%) Finance
14 3 (9.09%) SQL
14 3 (9.09%) Banking
14 3 (9.09%) Spring

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing JPA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JPA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (66.67%) JBoss
2 3 (9.09%) Jetty
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) CMS
Business Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.06%) Maven
3 1 (3.03%) Ant
3 1 (3.03%) JUnit
3 1 (3.03%) JMeter
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
1 3 (9.09%) Banking
1 3 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Developer
1 15 (45.45%) Java Developer
2 13 (39.39%) Designer
3 11 (33.33%) Architect
4 8 (24.24%) Java Architect
5 6 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 6 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Junior Java Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Applications Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Junior
6 4 (12.12%) Junior Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Java Applications Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Junior Designer
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Leader
9 1 (3.03%) Lead Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 1 (3.03%) Lead Java Developer
9 1 (3.03%) IT Architect
9 1 (3.03%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (81.82%) Apache CXF
2 22 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 22 (66.67%) JSF
3 15 (45.45%) Web Services
4 13 (39.39%) RichFaces
5 7 (21.21%) SOAP
6 6 (18.18%) JAAS
6 6 (18.18%) REST
7 5 (15.15%) Java EE
8 3 (9.09%) OSGi
8 3 (9.09%) Guava
8 3 (9.09%) Spring
8 3 (9.09%) Guice
9 2 (6.06%) J2EE
9 2 (6.06%) EJB
10 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (3.03%) Apache OpenJPA
10 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Open Source
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Solaris
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Android
1 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) SOA
3 15 (45.45%) OO
3 15 (45.45%) Use Case
4 13 (39.39%) UML
5 12 (36.36%) Scrum
6 11 (33.33%) Data Modelling
7 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.03%) CRM
8 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.03%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Oracle