The table below looks at the statistics for JPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 56 91 69
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -22
Contract jobs citing JPA 20 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.98% 0.12% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.52% 0.58% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 8
Median daily rate £340 £550 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.18% +39.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
JPA
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
266 345 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.34% 20.25% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 201 186
Median daily rate £350 £350 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £47.25 £40.38 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% -4.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing JPA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 September 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for JPA.

1 35 (97.22%) Java
1 35 (97.22%) Hibernate
2 31 (86.11%) JBoss
2 31 (86.11%) Java EE
3 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (80.56%) Subversion
4 29 (80.56%) JSF
4 29 (80.56%) Web Services
5 28 (77.78%) HTML
5 28 (77.78%) SOAP
5 28 (77.78%) SOA
5 28 (77.78%) Eclipse
5 28 (77.78%) Maven
5 28 (77.78%) jBPM
5 28 (77.78%) Drools
5 28 (77.78%) RichFaces
6 27 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (75.00%) XML
7 26 (72.22%) TDD
7 26 (72.22%) Scrum
7 26 (72.22%) Open Source
7 26 (72.22%) Open Source Development
8 25 (69.44%) XSLT
9 22 (61.11%) Mentoring
10 20 (55.56%) Coaching
11 17 (47.22%) Oracle
12 15 (41.67%) JMS
12 15 (41.67%) Oracle Database
13 14 (38.89%) Oracle BPM
13 14 (38.89%) XSD

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 31 (86.11%) JBoss
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (80.56%) Subversion
2 28 (77.78%) Eclipse
2 28 (77.78%) Maven
3 4 (11.11%) Gradle
3 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.33%) Bower
5 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.78%) Ant
6 1 (2.78%) Cobertura
6 1 (2.78%) Hudson
6 1 (2.78%) JBehave
6 1 (2.78%) JIRA
6 1 (2.78%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 34 (94.44%) Developer
1 34 (94.44%) Java Developer
2 11 (30.56%) Senior Developer
2 11 (30.56%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Integration Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Java Programmer
4 2 (5.56%) Programmer
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Programmer
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (2.78%) Agile Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (2.78%) HTML Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Java Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Agile Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Senior SQL Programmer
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (97.22%) Hibernate
2 31 (86.11%) Java EE
3 29 (80.56%) JSF
3 29 (80.56%) Web Services
4 28 (77.78%) Drools
4 28 (77.78%) HTML
4 28 (77.78%) jBPM
4 28 (77.78%) RichFaces
4 28 (77.78%) SOAP
5 27 (75.00%) XML
6 25 (69.44%) XSLT
7 15 (41.67%) JMS
8 14 (38.89%) XSD
9 7 (19.44%) Spring Batch
10 6 (16.67%) Spring
11 5 (13.89%) J2EE
11 5 (13.89%) RESTful
12 3 (8.33%) CSS
12 3 (8.33%) Node.js
12 3 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (77.78%) SOA
3 27 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (72.22%) Open Source
4 26 (72.22%) Open Source Development
4 26 (72.22%) Scrum
4 26 (72.22%) TDD
5 22 (61.11%) Mentoring
6 20 (55.56%) Coaching
7 4 (11.11%) BDD
7 4 (11.11%) SDLC
8 3 (8.33%) API Design
8 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Use Case
9 2 (5.56%) BPMN
9 2 (5.56%) CRM
9 2 (5.56%) Front End Development
9 2 (5.56%) Kanban
9 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 35 (97.22%) Java
2 12 (33.33%) SQL
3 8 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.33%) CoffeeScript
4 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) AspectJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Ansible
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Oracle
2 14 (38.89%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) VMware