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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 112 105 118
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing JPA 9 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.45% 0.88% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.64% 4.29% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 9
Median daily rate £340 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £314 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £583 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.32% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 - -
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
548 583 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.35% 20.46% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 336 441
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +9 9 £340 -24.44% 4
JPA
UK

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 37 (94.87%) Java
2 36 (92.31%) Hibernate
3 32 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (82.05%) JBoss
3 32 (82.05%) SOA
4 30 (76.92%) JSF
5 29 (74.36%) HTML
5 29 (74.36%) Web Services
6 28 (71.79%) Maven
6 28 (71.79%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (71.79%) RichFaces
7 27 (69.23%) Drools
7 27 (69.23%) Java EE
7 27 (69.23%) TDD
7 27 (69.23%) Scrum
7 27 (69.23%) SOAP
8 26 (66.67%) Subversion
9 25 (64.10%) jBPM
9 25 (64.10%) XML
9 25 (64.10%) Eclipse
9 25 (64.10%) Open Source
10 24 (61.54%) Mentoring
10 24 (61.54%) XSLT
11 23 (58.97%) Open Source Development
12 21 (53.85%) Coaching
13 20 (51.28%) Red Hat
14 19 (48.72%) Oracle
15 18 (46.15%) JMS
16 17 (43.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 16 (41.03%) Oracle BPM

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 32 (82.05%) JBoss
2 17 (43.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (71.79%) Maven
2 26 (66.67%) Subversion
3 25 (64.10%) Eclipse
4 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
5 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
5 4 (10.26%) Gradle
6 3 (7.69%) Bower
7 2 (5.13%) Artifactory
7 2 (5.13%) Selenium
8 1 (2.56%) Ant
8 1 (2.56%) Hudson
8 1 (2.56%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 32 (82.05%) Developer
1 32 (82.05%) Java Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Senior Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Integration Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Applications Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Developer
6 1 (2.56%) HTML Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Java Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Java Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) UML Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (92.31%) Hibernate
2 30 (76.92%) JSF
3 29 (74.36%) HTML
3 29 (74.36%) Web Services
4 28 (71.79%) RichFaces
5 27 (69.23%) Drools
5 27 (69.23%) Java EE
5 27 (69.23%) SOAP
6 25 (64.10%) jBPM
6 25 (64.10%) XML
7 24 (61.54%) XSLT
8 18 (46.15%) JMS
9 15 (38.46%) XSD
10 7 (17.95%) Apache CXF
10 7 (17.95%) Spring Batch
11 6 (15.38%) RESTful
12 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
12 5 (12.82%) CSS
12 5 (12.82%) J2EE
13 4 (10.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (82.05%) SOA
2 28 (71.79%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (69.23%) Scrum
3 27 (69.23%) TDD
4 25 (64.10%) Open Source
5 24 (61.54%) Mentoring
6 23 (58.97%) Open Source Development
7 21 (53.85%) Coaching
8 7 (17.95%) BPMN
8 7 (17.95%) UML
9 6 (15.38%) Use Case
10 5 (12.82%) BDD
10 5 (12.82%) SDLC
11 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
11 4 (10.26%) OO
11 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
12 3 (7.69%) API Design
12 3 (7.69%) CRM
12 3 (7.69%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 37 (94.87%) Java
2 11 (28.21%) SQL
3 8 (20.51%) PL/SQL
4 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.69%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Ansible
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Red Hat
2 19 (48.72%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) VMware