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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 88 69 67
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Contract jobs citing JPA 2 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.12% 0.92% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 3.48% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 2
Average daily rate
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£550 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £320 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £475 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00
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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
314 316 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.33% 26.42% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 186 87
Average daily rate £360 £390 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +16.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £498 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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
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 2 September 2015, 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 15 (93.75%) Java
2 13 (81.25%) Oracle
2 13 (81.25%) UML
3 11 (68.75%) Use Case
4 10 (62.50%) OO
4 10 (62.50%) Data Modelling
4 10 (62.50%) SOA
5 9 (56.25%) Hibernate
5 9 (56.25%) Logical Data Model
6 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
7 6 (37.50%) JSF
7 6 (37.50%) JBoss
8 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
8 5 (31.25%) UNIX
8 5 (31.25%) Apache CXF
9 4 (25.00%) JSP
9 4 (25.00%) Web Services
10 3 (18.75%) XML
10 3 (18.75%) JUnit
10 3 (18.75%) J2EE
10 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
10 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (18.75%) Spring
10 3 (18.75%) Drools
10 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
11 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
11 2 (12.50%) MyBatis
11 2 (12.50%) RichFaces
11 2 (12.50%) Confluence
11 2 (12.50%) JIRA

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 6 (37.50%) JBoss
2 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
3 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (12.50%) Confluence
4 1 (6.25%) CMS
4 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JUnit
2 2 (12.50%) Ant
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) NetBeans
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) HttpUnit
3 1 (6.25%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Architect
2 9 (56.25%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Hibernate
2 6 (37.50%) JSF
3 5 (31.25%) Apache CXF
4 4 (25.00%) JSP
4 4 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) XML
5 3 (18.75%) J2EE
5 3 (18.75%) Spring
5 3 (18.75%) Drools
6 2 (12.50%) Java EE
6 2 (12.50%) jQuery
6 2 (12.50%) Ajax
6 2 (12.50%) CSS
6 2 (12.50%) JMS
6 2 (12.50%) Struts
6 2 (12.50%) RichFaces
6 2 (12.50%) MyBatis
7 1 (6.25%) RESTful
7 1 (6.25%) .NET
7 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) UML
2 11 (68.75%) Use Case
3 10 (62.50%) OO
3 10 (62.50%) Data Modelling
3 10 (62.50%) SOA
4 9 (56.25%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Content Management
6 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (12.50%) BPMN
7 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Content Management
7 1 (6.25%) Open Source
7 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
7 1 (6.25%) User Stories
7 1 (6.25%) Process Management
7 1 (6.25%) Workflow
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
2 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) Adobe
4 1 (6.25%) Alterian