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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 56 61 82
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +21
Contract jobs citing JPA 13 31 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.59% 2.17% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.92% 8.24% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 5
Median daily rate £353 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £375 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £595 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £45.00

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
264 376 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.20% 26.37% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 212 153
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -47.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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 25 (96.15%) Java
2 24 (92.31%) Hibernate
3 22 (84.62%) SOA
4 21 (80.77%) JSF
5 20 (76.92%) JBoss
5 20 (76.92%) RichFaces
6 19 (73.08%) Drools
6 19 (73.08%) HTML
6 19 (73.08%) Web Services
6 19 (73.08%) TDD
7 18 (69.23%) Subversion
7 18 (69.23%) Maven
7 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (69.23%) SOAP
8 17 (65.38%) XML
8 17 (65.38%) XSLT
8 17 (65.38%) Eclipse
8 17 (65.38%) jBPM
8 17 (65.38%) Java EE
8 17 (65.38%) Scrum
8 17 (65.38%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (61.54%) Open Source
10 15 (57.69%) Mentoring
10 15 (57.69%) Open Source Development
10 15 (57.69%) Red Hat
10 15 (57.69%) Oracle
11 14 (53.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 13 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
12 13 (50.00%) Coaching
13 12 (46.15%) Oracle Database

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 20 (76.92%) JBoss
2 14 (53.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) CMS
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (69.23%) Maven
1 18 (69.23%) Subversion
2 17 (65.38%) Eclipse
3 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.69%) Gradle
4 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.85%) Ant
5 1 (3.85%) JMeter
5 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 2 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 19 (73.08%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Integration Developer
4 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Designer
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) UML Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (92.31%) Hibernate
2 21 (80.77%) JSF
3 20 (76.92%) RichFaces
4 19 (73.08%) Drools
4 19 (73.08%) HTML
4 19 (73.08%) Web Services
5 18 (69.23%) SOAP
6 17 (65.38%) Java EE
6 17 (65.38%) jBPM
6 17 (65.38%) XML
6 17 (65.38%) XSLT
7 12 (46.15%) JMS
7 12 (46.15%) XSD
8 6 (23.08%) Apache CXF
8 6 (23.08%) Spring Batch
9 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
9 4 (15.38%) HTML5
9 4 (15.38%) J2EE
10 3 (11.54%) RESTful
10 3 (11.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Solaris
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) SOA
2 19 (73.08%) TDD
3 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (65.38%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (65.38%) Scrum
5 16 (61.54%) Open Source
6 15 (57.69%) Mentoring
6 15 (57.69%) Open Source Development
7 13 (50.00%) Coaching
8 6 (23.08%) BPMN
8 6 (23.08%) OO
8 6 (23.08%) UML
9 5 (19.23%) SDLC
9 5 (19.23%) Use Case
10 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
10 3 (11.54%) Wireframes
11 2 (7.69%) API Design
11 2 (7.69%) DevOps
11 2 (7.69%) MVC
11 2 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.69%) ES6
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Oracle
1 15 (57.69%) Red Hat