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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 71 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing JPA 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.65% 0.27% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.56% 1.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £348
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +9.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.02%
JPA
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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
313 236 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.47% 21.40% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 109 55
Average daily rate £375 £340 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014, 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 33 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (84.85%) JBoss
2 28 (84.85%) JSF
3 27 (81.82%) Apache CXF
4 24 (72.73%) Hibernate
5 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (63.64%) SOA
7 20 (60.61%) OO
8 19 (57.58%) Web Services
8 19 (57.58%) Use Case
9 18 (54.55%) UML
10 17 (51.52%) RichFaces
11 16 (48.48%) Oracle
11 16 (48.48%) Scrum
12 15 (45.45%) Data Modelling
12 15 (45.45%) Oracle BPM
13 11 (33.33%) Relational Database
14 9 (27.27%) Mentoring
15 5 (15.15%) Java EE
16 4 (12.12%) OSGi
16 4 (12.12%) REST
16 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
16 4 (12.12%) JAAS
16 4 (12.12%) SOAP
17 3 (9.09%) Open Source
18 2 (6.06%) Spring
18 2 (6.06%) EJB
18 2 (6.06%) J2EE
19 1 (3.03%) Apache
19 1 (3.03%) Maven

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 1 (3.03%) Apache
Business Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.03%) Maven
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Architect
2 16 (48.48%) Designer
3 14 (42.42%) Java Architect
4 11 (33.33%) Developer
4 11 (33.33%) Java Developer
5 10 (30.30%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (24.24%) Junior
6 8 (24.24%) Junior Architect
6 8 (24.24%) Junior Java Architect
7 6 (18.18%) Applications Architect
8 5 (15.15%) Senior Java Architect
8 5 (15.15%) Java Applications Architect
8 5 (15.15%) Junior Designer
8 5 (15.15%) Senior Architect
9 4 (12.12%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (12.12%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
10 3 (9.09%) Junior Developer
10 3 (9.09%) Junior Java Developer
10 3 (9.09%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (84.85%) JSF
2 27 (81.82%) Apache CXF
3 24 (72.73%) Hibernate
4 19 (57.58%) Web Services
5 17 (51.52%) RichFaces
6 5 (15.15%) Java EE
7 4 (12.12%) JAAS
7 4 (12.12%) OSGi
7 4 (12.12%) REST
7 4 (12.12%) SOAP
8 2 (6.06%) J2EE
8 2 (6.06%) EJB
8 2 (6.06%) Spring
9 1 (3.03%) Apache OpenJPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (63.64%) SOA
3 20 (60.61%) OO
4 19 (57.58%) Use Case
5 18 (54.55%) UML
6 16 (48.48%) Scrum
7 15 (45.45%) Data Modelling
8 9 (27.27%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) JBoss
2 16 (48.48%) Oracle