The table below looks at the statistics for JPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JPA over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 115 106 109
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing JPA 9 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.33% 0.41% 0.045%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% 1.43% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
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£425 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £301 £375
% change year-on-year
+41.43% -19.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
740 697 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.83% 28.57% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 378 321
Average daily rate £375 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 8
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £32.10 £20.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

JPA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JPA across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -12 9 £425 +6.25% 1
Glasgow - - - -
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JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 21 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (76.19%) Hibernate
3 15 (71.43%) Apache CXF
4 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (61.90%) SOA
6 12 (57.14%) SOAP
7 11 (52.38%) REST
8 8 (38.10%) JAAS
8 8 (38.10%) Eclipse
9 7 (33.33%) JBoss
9 7 (33.33%) Open Source
10 6 (28.57%) Spring
11 5 (23.81%) JSF
11 5 (23.81%) Finance
11 5 (23.81%) OO
11 5 (23.81%) SQL
11 5 (23.81%) Oracle
12 4 (19.05%) J2EE
12 4 (19.05%) Web Services
12 4 (19.05%) Apache
12 4 (19.05%) UML
12 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
13 3 (14.29%) Guava
13 3 (14.29%) Guice
13 3 (14.29%) Jetty
13 3 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
13 3 (14.29%) Middleware
13 3 (14.29%) Credit Risk
13 3 (14.29%) Use Case
13 3 (14.29%) Computer Science

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (33.33%) JBoss
2 4 (19.05%) Apache
3 3 (14.29%) GlassFish
3 3 (14.29%) Jetty
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
4 2 (9.52%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (9.52%) WebLogic Integration
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.76%) CMS
5 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.76%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Eclipse
2 3 (14.29%) Subversion
3 2 (9.52%) Maven
3 2 (9.52%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) JMeter
4 1 (4.76%) Ant
4 1 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 15 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 9 (42.86%) Senior Java Developer
3 9 (42.86%) Senior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Designer
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.76%) J2EE Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) Hibernate
2 15 (71.43%) Apache CXF
3 12 (57.14%) SOAP
4 11 (52.38%) REST
5 8 (38.10%) JAAS
6 6 (28.57%) Spring
7 5 (23.81%) JSF
8 4 (19.05%) J2EE
8 4 (19.05%) Web Services
9 3 (14.29%) Middleware
9 3 (14.29%) Guice
9 3 (14.29%) Guava
10 2 (9.52%) UIKit
10 2 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (9.52%) Struts2
10 2 (9.52%) RichFaces
10 2 (9.52%) WebCenter
10 2 (9.52%) Java EE
10 2 (9.52%) Dojo
10 2 (9.52%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Credit Risk
3 2 (9.52%) DataPower
3 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Solaris
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) SOA
3 5 (23.81%) OO
4 4 (19.05%) UML
5 3 (14.29%) MVC
5 3 (14.29%) Use Case
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (9.52%) BDD
6 2 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) BPEL
6 2 (9.52%) AOP
6 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.76%) CRM
7 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) Yahoo!
2 2 (9.52%) Google
2 2 (9.52%) Kony
3 1 (4.76%) Sybase