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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 76 74 55
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Contract jobs citing JPA 13 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.91% 0.98% 2.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.53% 5.58% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 19
Median daily rate £365 £375 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -20.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £297 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
287 251 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.13% 17.56% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 149 207
Median daily rate £375 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 May 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 May 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 42 (91.30%) Java
1 42 (91.30%) JBoss
2 38 (82.61%) Oracle
3 37 (80.43%) Hibernate
4 35 (76.09%) JSF
5 31 (67.39%) Use Case
5 31 (67.39%) SOA
6 29 (63.04%) UML
7 28 (60.87%) Apache CXF
8 26 (56.52%) Data Modelling
8 26 (56.52%) OO
9 24 (52.17%) Drools
10 23 (50.00%) Relational Database
11 22 (47.83%) Logical Data Model
12 21 (45.65%) BPMN
13 20 (43.48%) RichFaces
13 20 (43.48%) Wireframes
14 15 (32.61%) Java EE
15 13 (28.26%) Web Services
16 12 (26.09%) Oracle BPM
17 11 (23.91%) Oracle Database
17 11 (23.91%) Spring
18 9 (19.57%) SOAP
18 9 (19.57%) Eclipse
19 8 (17.39%) JUnit
19 8 (17.39%) Maven
19 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
19 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
19 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
19 8 (17.39%) Unit Testing

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 42 (91.30%) JBoss
2 5 (10.87%) Apache
2 5 (10.87%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (6.52%) Confluence
4 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.17%) Captiva
5 1 (2.17%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (23.91%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.87%) RDBMS
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Eclipse
2 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 8 (17.39%) JUnit
2 8 (17.39%) Maven
3 6 (13.04%) Subversion
4 5 (10.87%) Cobertura
4 5 (10.87%) JBehave
5 3 (6.52%) JIRA
5 3 (6.52%) Mockito
5 3 (6.52%) NetBeans
6 1 (2.17%) JProfiler
General
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
1 1 (2.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Architect
2 24 (52.17%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (30.43%) Developer
3 14 (30.43%) Java Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Java Architect
4 8 (17.39%) Java Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Applications Architect
7 3 (6.52%) UML Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) UML Business Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Designer
8 2 (4.35%) Java Applications Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Lead Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.35%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (80.43%) Hibernate
2 35 (76.09%) JSF
3 28 (60.87%) Apache CXF
4 24 (52.17%) Drools
5 20 (43.48%) RichFaces
6 15 (32.61%) Java EE
7 13 (28.26%) Web Services
8 11 (23.91%) Spring
9 9 (19.57%) SOAP
10 7 (15.22%) JDBC
11 6 (13.04%) jBPM
12 5 (10.87%) JSON
12 5 (10.87%) XML
13 4 (8.70%) HTML
13 4 (8.70%) JSP
14 3 (6.52%) CSS
14 3 (6.52%) EJB
14 3 (6.52%) Servlets
14 3 (6.52%) STL
14 3 (6.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Linux
1 3 (6.52%) Unix
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) SOA
1 31 (67.39%) Use Case
2 29 (63.04%) UML
3 26 (56.52%) Data Modelling
3 26 (56.52%) OO
4 22 (47.83%) Logical Data Model
5 21 (45.65%) BPMN
6 20 (43.48%) Wireframes
7 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (17.39%) Unit Testing
8 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.87%) BDD
9 5 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (10.87%) MVC
9 5 (10.87%) Process Management
9 5 (10.87%) Workflow
10 4 (8.70%) CRM
10 4 (8.70%) Migration
10 4 (8.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 42 (91.30%) Java
2 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.35%) AspectJ
3 2 (4.35%) SQL
4 1 (2.17%) C++
4 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.17%) VB
4 1 (2.17%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 38 (82.61%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.17%) Avaya
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.17%) SAP