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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 74 85 67
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs citing JPA 21 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.66% 0.19% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.98% 1.07% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 17
Median daily rate £340 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.07% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £227 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £603 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £398
% change year-on-year
+10.96% -11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 - -
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
301 281 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.81% 17.63% 27.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 156 219
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £44.88 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 44 (95.65%) Java
2 40 (86.96%) JBoss
2 40 (86.96%) Hibernate
3 30 (65.22%) SOA
3 30 (65.22%) Oracle
3 30 (65.22%) JSF
4 27 (58.70%) Java EE
5 26 (56.52%) Drools
6 24 (52.17%) RichFaces
7 21 (45.65%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (45.65%) SOAP
7 21 (45.65%) Web Services
8 19 (41.30%) Eclipse
8 19 (41.30%) Maven
8 19 (41.30%) Subversion
9 18 (39.13%) jBPM
10 17 (36.96%) Use Case
10 17 (36.96%) XML
10 17 (36.96%) HTML
11 16 (34.78%) Mentoring
12 15 (32.61%) Open Source Development
12 15 (32.61%) Oracle Database
12 15 (32.61%) Relational Database
12 15 (32.61%) UML
12 15 (32.61%) Scrum
12 15 (32.61%) Open Source
12 15 (32.61%) TDD
13 14 (30.43%) Apache CXF
13 14 (30.43%) Data Modelling

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 40 (86.96%) JBoss
2 5 (10.87%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.17%) Captiva
4 1 (2.17%) Confluence
4 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) Oracle Database
1 15 (32.61%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.87%) RDBMS
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) Eclipse
1 19 (41.30%) Maven
1 19 (41.30%) Subversion
2 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
3 6 (13.04%) JUnit
4 5 (10.87%) Cobertura
4 5 (10.87%) JBehave
5 4 (8.70%) Gradle
6 3 (6.52%) Bower
7 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.35%) JIRA
8 1 (2.17%) Ant
8 1 (2.17%) Hudson
8 1 (2.17%) JProfiler
8 1 (2.17%) Mockito
8 1 (2.17%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
1 1 (2.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Developer
1 29 (63.04%) Java Developer
2 15 (32.61%) Architect
3 13 (28.26%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (23.91%) Senior Developer
4 11 (23.91%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Java Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Java Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Integration Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Java Programmer
7 2 (4.35%) Programmer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Java Programmer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Programmer
8 1 (2.17%) HTML Developer
8 1 (2.17%) IT Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (2.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (86.96%) Hibernate
2 30 (65.22%) JSF
3 27 (58.70%) Java EE
4 26 (56.52%) Drools
5 24 (52.17%) RichFaces
6 21 (45.65%) SOAP
6 21 (45.65%) Web Services
7 18 (39.13%) jBPM
8 17 (36.96%) HTML
8 17 (36.96%) XML
9 14 (30.43%) Apache CXF
9 14 (30.43%) XSLT
10 13 (28.26%) Spring
11 9 (19.57%) JMS
12 8 (17.39%) XSD
13 7 (15.22%) JDBC
14 6 (13.04%) RESTful
15 5 (10.87%) JSON
16 4 (8.70%) CSS
16 4 (8.70%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) SOA
2 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (45.65%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (36.96%) Use Case
4 16 (34.78%) Mentoring
5 15 (32.61%) Open Source
5 15 (32.61%) Open Source Development
5 15 (32.61%) Scrum
5 15 (32.61%) TDD
5 15 (32.61%) UML
6 14 (30.43%) Data Modelling
7 13 (28.26%) Coaching
7 13 (28.26%) OO
8 12 (26.09%) Logical Data Model
9 10 (21.74%) BPMN
9 10 (21.74%) Wireframes
10 8 (17.39%) BDD
10 8 (17.39%) Unit Testing
11 5 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (6.52%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 44 (95.65%) Java
2 10 (21.74%) SQL
3 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.52%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (4.35%) AspectJ
7 1 (2.17%) C++
7 1 (2.17%) VB
7 1 (2.17%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) BladeLogic
2 2 (4.35%) Ansible
2 2 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (65.22%) Oracle
2 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.17%) Avaya
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.17%) VMware