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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 58 90 67
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -23
Contract jobs citing JPA 28 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.41% 0.12% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.36% 0.67% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 2 11
Median daily rate £340 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.18% +29.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-20.55% -
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
299 298 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.73% 17.73% 25.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 174 178
Median daily rate £340 £361 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -7.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £47.25 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 40 (97.56%) Java
1 40 (97.56%) Hibernate
2 36 (87.80%) JBoss
3 34 (82.93%) Java EE
4 30 (73.17%) JSF
4 30 (73.17%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (73.17%) Drools
4 30 (73.17%) SOAP
5 29 (70.73%) Web Services
5 29 (70.73%) SOA
5 29 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (68.29%) Subversion
6 28 (68.29%) Eclipse
6 28 (68.29%) RichFaces
6 28 (68.29%) Maven
6 28 (68.29%) jBPM
7 27 (65.85%) XML
7 27 (65.85%) HTML
8 25 (60.98%) TDD
8 25 (60.98%) Scrum
8 25 (60.98%) Open Source
8 25 (60.98%) Open Source Development
9 24 (58.54%) XSLT
10 22 (53.66%) Oracle
11 21 (51.22%) Mentoring
12 19 (46.34%) Coaching
13 18 (43.90%) Oracle Database
14 15 (36.59%) JMS
15 14 (34.15%) XSD
15 14 (34.15%) Oracle BPM

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 36 (87.80%) JBoss
2 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) Oracle Database
2 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.76%) RDBMS
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (68.29%) Eclipse
1 28 (68.29%) Maven
1 28 (68.29%) Subversion
2 7 (17.07%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.76%) Cobertura
3 4 (9.76%) Gradle
3 4 (9.76%) JBehave
3 4 (9.76%) JUnit
4 3 (7.32%) Bower
5 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.44%) Ant
6 1 (2.44%) Hudson
6 1 (2.44%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 37 (90.24%) Developer
1 37 (90.24%) Java Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Senior Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Integration Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Java Programmer
5 2 (4.88%) Programmer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Programmer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Designer
6 1 (2.44%) Java Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Java Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Java Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (97.56%) Hibernate
2 34 (82.93%) Java EE
3 30 (73.17%) Drools
3 30 (73.17%) JSF
3 30 (73.17%) SOAP
4 29 (70.73%) Web Services
5 28 (68.29%) jBPM
5 28 (68.29%) RichFaces
6 27 (65.85%) HTML
6 27 (65.85%) XML
7 24 (58.54%) XSLT
8 15 (36.59%) JMS
9 14 (34.15%) XSD
10 10 (24.39%) Spring
11 6 (14.63%) JDBC
11 6 (14.63%) RESTful
11 6 (14.63%) Spring Batch
12 5 (12.20%) J2EE
13 4 (9.76%) Apache CXF
13 4 (9.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Continuous Integration
2 29 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (70.73%) SOA
3 25 (60.98%) Open Source
3 25 (60.98%) Open Source Development
3 25 (60.98%) Scrum
3 25 (60.98%) TDD
4 21 (51.22%) Mentoring
5 19 (46.34%) Coaching
6 7 (17.07%) BDD
7 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
7 6 (14.63%) Use Case
8 4 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (9.76%) SDLC
8 4 (9.76%) UML
9 3 (7.32%) API Design
9 3 (7.32%) BPMN
9 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
9 3 (7.32%) OO
9 3 (7.32%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 40 (97.56%) Java
2 11 (26.83%) SQL
3 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.32%) CoffeeScript
4 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.88%) AspectJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) BladeLogic
2 2 (4.88%) Ansible
2 2 (4.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Oracle
2 13 (31.71%) Red Hat
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) VMware