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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 61 74 80
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Contract jobs citing JPA 10 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.10% 1.32% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.70% 5.93% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 7
Median daily rate £340 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £365 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
-9.03% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 - -
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
270 337 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.74% 22.30% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 198 195
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 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 33 (94.29%) Java
2 32 (91.43%) Hibernate
3 29 (82.86%) JSF
3 29 (82.86%) JBoss
3 29 (82.86%) SOA
4 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (77.14%) RichFaces
6 26 (74.29%) Drools
6 26 (74.29%) Web Services
7 25 (71.43%) HTML
7 25 (71.43%) Maven
7 25 (71.43%) Java EE
7 25 (71.43%) TDD
8 24 (68.57%) Subversion
8 24 (68.57%) XML
8 24 (68.57%) SOAP
8 24 (68.57%) Eclipse
8 24 (68.57%) jBPM
9 23 (65.71%) Mentoring
9 23 (65.71%) XSLT
9 23 (65.71%) Scrum
9 23 (65.71%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (62.86%) Open Source
10 22 (62.86%) Open Source Development
11 19 (54.29%) Coaching
11 19 (54.29%) Oracle
12 18 (51.43%) Red Hat
13 17 (48.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 16 (45.71%) Oracle BPM
14 16 (45.71%) JMS

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 29 (82.86%) JBoss
2 17 (48.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (45.71%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (71.43%) Maven
2 24 (68.57%) Eclipse
2 24 (68.57%) Subversion
3 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.57%) Gradle
4 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.86%) Ant
5 1 (2.86%) Bower
5 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Developer
2 27 (77.14%) Java Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Integration Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Designer
7 1 (2.86%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) HTML Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (91.43%) Hibernate
2 29 (82.86%) JSF
3 27 (77.14%) RichFaces
4 26 (74.29%) Drools
4 26 (74.29%) Web Services
5 25 (71.43%) HTML
5 25 (71.43%) Java EE
6 24 (68.57%) jBPM
6 24 (68.57%) SOAP
6 24 (68.57%) XML
7 23 (65.71%) XSLT
8 16 (45.71%) JMS
9 15 (42.86%) XSD
10 7 (20.00%) Apache CXF
10 7 (20.00%) Spring Batch
11 5 (14.29%) J2EE
12 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
13 3 (8.57%) Apache OpenJPA
13 3 (8.57%) HTML5
13 3 (8.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) SOA
2 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (71.43%) TDD
4 23 (65.71%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (65.71%) Mentoring
4 23 (65.71%) Scrum
5 22 (62.86%) Open Source
5 22 (62.86%) Open Source Development
6 19 (54.29%) Coaching
7 7 (20.00%) BPMN
7 7 (20.00%) UML
8 6 (17.14%) Use Case
9 5 (14.29%) OO
9 5 (14.29%) SDLC
10 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
11 3 (8.57%) Wireframes
12 2 (5.71%) API Design
12 2 (5.71%) CRM
12 2 (5.71%) DevOps
12 2 (5.71%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 33 (94.29%) Java
2 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 8 (22.86%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (2.86%) ES6
5 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Ansible
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Oracle
2 18 (51.43%) Red Hat