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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 106 96 97
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing JPA 19 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.65% 0.90% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.16% 3.05% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 8
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£375 £483 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.27% +40.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £291 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £568 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
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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
602 721 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.57% 29.46% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 398 324
Average daily rate £375 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £113.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
Stirling - 8 £420 -
Edinburgh -26 3 £375 -25.00% 4
Glasgow - - - - 1
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JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (75.00%) Hibernate
3 17 (60.71%) SQL
4 15 (53.57%) Spring
5 12 (42.86%) Web Services
6 10 (35.71%) Banking
6 10 (35.71%) Investment Banking
7 9 (32.14%) Finance
7 9 (32.14%) JMS
8 8 (28.57%) Tomcat
8 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 7 (25.00%) Oracle
9 7 (25.00%) CSS
9 7 (25.00%) Servlets
9 7 (25.00%) SOAP
9 7 (25.00%) Subversion
9 7 (25.00%) Maven
9 7 (25.00%) RESTful
10 6 (21.43%) Apache CXF
10 6 (21.43%) REST
10 6 (21.43%) JSP
10 6 (21.43%) HTML
10 6 (21.43%) OO
11 5 (17.86%) RDBMS
11 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
11 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
11 5 (17.86%) Java EE
12 4 (14.29%) Performance Testing
12 4 (14.29%) Spring Integration

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 8 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 4 (14.29%) JBoss
3 3 (10.71%) FileNet
3 3 (10.71%) Jetty
4 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.57%) Confluence
5 1 (3.57%) CMS
5 1 (3.57%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) RDBMS
1 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Subversion
1 7 (25.00%) Maven
2 4 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 3 (10.71%) Ant
3 3 (10.71%) JUnit
4 1 (3.57%) JMeter
4 1 (3.57%) NetBeans
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (35.71%) Banking
1 10 (35.71%) Investment Banking
2 9 (32.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 25 (89.29%) Java Developer
3 16 (57.14%) Senior Developer
4 15 (53.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Lead Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Junior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Junior
6 2 (7.14%) Junior Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 15 (53.57%) Spring
3 12 (42.86%) Web Services
4 9 (32.14%) JMS
5 7 (25.00%) CSS
5 7 (25.00%) Servlets
5 7 (25.00%) SOAP
5 7 (25.00%) RESTful
6 6 (21.43%) Apache CXF
6 6 (21.43%) REST
6 6 (21.43%) JSP
6 6 (21.43%) HTML
7 5 (17.86%) Java EE
8 4 (14.29%) Spring Integration
8 4 (14.29%) JDBC
9 3 (10.71%) J2EE
9 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
9 3 (10.71%) Guava
9 3 (10.71%) Dojo
9 3 (10.71%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Open Source
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Credit Risk
3 2 (7.14%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) UNIX
2 2 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Solaris
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) OO
2 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
3 4 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 3 (10.71%) SOA
5 2 (7.14%) Workflow
5 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.14%) UML
6 1 (3.57%) Document Management
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (3.57%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.57%) Android Development
6 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.57%) Coaching
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (60.71%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
2 2 (7.14%) Adobe
2 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
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Rate: £350.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
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Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago