The table below looks at the statistics for JPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 97 120 110
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Contract jobs citing JPA 29 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.30% 0.46% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.68% 2.33% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 16
Median daily rate £340 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.05% -5.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -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
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
620 645 762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.70% 19.68% 27.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 330 397
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +30.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £40.38 £35.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £65.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

JPA
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JPA across the Scotland region.

JPA Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

JPA
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JPA across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

JPA Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

JPA
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JPA across the Scotland region.

JPA Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

JPA
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +28 27 £340 -38.18% 1
Glasgow +9 2 - -
JPA
UK

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region with a requirement for JPA.

1 42 (97.67%) Java
1 42 (97.67%) Hibernate
2 38 (88.37%) JBoss
3 33 (76.74%) Java EE
4 32 (74.42%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (74.42%) SOAP
5 31 (72.09%) Web Services
5 31 (72.09%) SOA
5 31 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (69.77%) Maven
7 29 (67.44%) JSF
7 29 (67.44%) Drools
7 29 (67.44%) HTML
8 27 (62.79%) Eclipse
8 27 (62.79%) Scrum
8 27 (62.79%) RichFaces
8 27 (62.79%) Subversion
8 27 (62.79%) jBPM
8 27 (62.79%) Open Source
9 26 (60.47%) XML
10 24 (55.81%) TDD
10 24 (55.81%) Open Source Development
11 23 (53.49%) XSLT
12 22 (51.16%) Oracle
13 20 (46.51%) Mentoring
14 18 (41.86%) Coaching
14 18 (41.86%) Oracle Database
14 18 (41.86%) JMS
15 16 (37.21%) Red Hat
16 14 (32.56%) XSD

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 38 (88.37%) JBoss
2 4 (9.30%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) Oracle Database
2 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.30%) RDBMS
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 30 (69.77%) Maven
2 27 (62.79%) Eclipse
2 27 (62.79%) Subversion
3 10 (23.26%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.30%) Cobertura
4 4 (9.30%) Gradle
4 4 (9.30%) JBehave
4 4 (9.30%) JUnit
5 3 (6.98%) Artifactory
5 3 (6.98%) Bower
5 3 (6.98%) Selenium
6 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.33%) Ant
7 1 (2.33%) Hudson
7 1 (2.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 39 (90.70%) Developer
1 39 (90.70%) Java Developer
2 11 (25.58%) Senior Developer
2 11 (25.58%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Integration Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Java Programmer
5 2 (4.65%) Programmer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Programmer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Applications Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Designer
6 1 (2.33%) Java Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (97.67%) Hibernate
2 33 (76.74%) Java EE
3 32 (74.42%) SOAP
4 31 (72.09%) Web Services
5 29 (67.44%) Drools
5 29 (67.44%) HTML
5 29 (67.44%) JSF
6 27 (62.79%) jBPM
6 27 (62.79%) RichFaces
7 26 (60.47%) XML
8 23 (53.49%) XSLT
9 18 (41.86%) JMS
10 14 (32.56%) XSD
11 10 (23.26%) Spring
12 9 (20.93%) RESTful
13 7 (16.28%) JSON
14 6 (13.95%) CSS
14 6 (13.95%) JDBC
14 6 (13.95%) Spring Batch
15 5 (11.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (74.42%) Continuous Integration
2 31 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (72.09%) SOA
3 27 (62.79%) Open Source
3 27 (62.79%) Scrum
4 24 (55.81%) Open Source Development
4 24 (55.81%) TDD
5 20 (46.51%) Mentoring
6 18 (41.86%) Coaching
7 10 (23.26%) BDD
8 9 (20.93%) Unit Testing
9 6 (13.95%) Use Case
10 4 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (9.30%) SDLC
10 4 (9.30%) UML
11 3 (6.98%) API Design
11 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
11 3 (6.98%) OO
11 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (6.98%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 42 (97.67%) Java
2 11 (25.58%) SQL
3 7 (16.28%) PL/SQL
4 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.98%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (4.65%) AspectJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) BladeLogic
2 2 (4.65%) Ansible
2 2 (4.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Oracle
2 16 (37.21%) Red Hat
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) VMware