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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 62 62 77
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Contract jobs citing JPA 9 33 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.11% 2.25% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.31% 8.73% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 0
Median daily rate £388 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.54% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £415 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.80% +9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £45.00

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
272 378 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.50% 25.78% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 201 155
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £52.09 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

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 19 February 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for JPA.

1 19 (95.00%) Java
2 18 (90.00%) Hibernate
3 16 (80.00%) SOA
4 14 (70.00%) JBoss
5 13 (65.00%) Red Hat
5 13 (65.00%) Oracle
5 13 (65.00%) Drools
6 12 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 12 (60.00%) HTML
6 12 (60.00%) Web Services
6 12 (60.00%) TDD
6 12 (60.00%) Maven
7 11 (55.00%) jBPM
7 11 (55.00%) Java EE
7 11 (55.00%) JSF
7 11 (55.00%) Eclipse
7 11 (55.00%) SOAP
7 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (55.00%) Mentoring
8 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database
8 10 (50.00%) RichFaces
8 10 (50.00%) XML
8 10 (50.00%) XSLT
9 9 (45.00%) XSD
9 9 (45.00%) JMS
9 9 (45.00%) Coaching
10 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
10 8 (40.00%) AngularJS
10 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (40.00%) Subversion

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 14 (70.00%) JBoss
2 12 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Maven
2 11 (55.00%) Eclipse
3 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (40.00%) Subversion
4 2 (10.00%) Gradle
4 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.00%) Ant
5 1 (5.00%) JMeter
5 1 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Architect
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Applications Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Java Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Technical Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Technical Leader
8 1 (5.00%) Designer
8 1 (5.00%) DevOps Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) UML Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) Hibernate
2 13 (65.00%) Drools
3 12 (60.00%) HTML
3 12 (60.00%) Web Services
4 11 (55.00%) Java EE
4 11 (55.00%) jBPM
4 11 (55.00%) JSF
4 11 (55.00%) SOAP
5 10 (50.00%) RichFaces
5 10 (50.00%) XML
5 10 (50.00%) XSLT
6 9 (45.00%) JMS
6 9 (45.00%) XSD
7 8 (40.00%) AngularJS
8 7 (35.00%) HTML5
9 6 (30.00%) Apache CXF
9 6 (30.00%) REST
10 5 (25.00%) Apache Camel
10 5 (25.00%) JSON
11 3 (15.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Solaris
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) SOA
2 12 (60.00%) TDD
3 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (55.00%) Mentoring
4 9 (45.00%) Coaching
5 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (35.00%) Scrum
7 6 (30.00%) BPMN
7 6 (30.00%) MVC
7 6 (30.00%) OO
7 6 (30.00%) Open Source
7 6 (30.00%) UML
8 5 (25.00%) Open Source Development
8 5 (25.00%) Use Case
9 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (15.00%) Wireframes
10 2 (10.00%) BDD
10 2 (10.00%) DevOps
10 2 (10.00%) Kanban
10 2 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.00%) ES6
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle
1 13 (65.00%) Red Hat