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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 79 67 54
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Contract jobs citing JPA 2 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.81% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 3.13% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Average daily rate
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- £375 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £314 £365
% change year-on-year
+21.11% -14.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
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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
258 319 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.75% 25.89% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 164 81
Average daily rate £350 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £427 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £18.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.88% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 10 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) Hibernate
2 7 (70.00%) Apache CXF
3 6 (60.00%) SOAP
4 5 (50.00%) REST
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) Open Source
5 4 (40.00%) SOA
5 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
5 4 (40.00%) JAAS
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (30.00%) Credit Risk
6 3 (30.00%) Jetty
6 3 (30.00%) Guice
6 3 (30.00%) Banking
6 3 (30.00%) Spring
6 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (30.00%) Guava
7 2 (20.00%) Subversion
7 2 (20.00%) Maven
7 2 (20.00%) JUnit
7 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
8 1 (10.00%) CRM
8 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
8 1 (10.00%) W3C
8 1 (10.00%) Middleware
8 1 (10.00%) MVC
8 1 (10.00%) JMeter

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (30.00%) Jetty
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (20.00%) JUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Ant
3 1 (10.00%) JMeter
3 1 (10.00%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
1 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
1 9 (90.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Hibernate
1 7 (70.00%) Apache CXF
2 6 (60.00%) SOAP
3 5 (50.00%) REST
4 4 (40.00%) JAAS
5 3 (30.00%) Guice
5 3 (30.00%) Spring
5 3 (30.00%) Guava
6 1 (10.00%) MyBatis
6 1 (10.00%) JSF
6 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (10.00%) jBPM
6 1 (10.00%) Java EE
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (10.00%) Drools
6 1 (10.00%) RESTful
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) Middleware
6 1 (10.00%) J2EE
6 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (10.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle