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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 113 105 106
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing JPA 8 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.30% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.23% 1.20% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Average daily rate
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£255 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £310 £385
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -19.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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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
650 582 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.25% 26.01% 27.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 304 329
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 4
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 £63.75 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Edinburgh -7 3 £373 -3.87% 2
Glasgow - - - -
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JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 23 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (65.22%) Hibernate
3 14 (60.87%) Apache CXF
4 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (52.17%) SOAP
5 12 (52.17%) SOA
6 11 (47.83%) REST
7 10 (43.48%) SQL
8 9 (39.13%) Eclipse
8 9 (39.13%) OO
9 8 (34.78%) JAAS
10 7 (30.43%) JBoss
10 7 (30.43%) Open Source
11 6 (26.09%) JSF
11 6 (26.09%) Maven
11 6 (26.09%) Java EE
11 6 (26.09%) HTML
11 6 (26.09%) CSS
11 6 (26.09%) Subversion
11 6 (26.09%) Servlets
12 5 (21.74%) Finance
12 5 (21.74%) Oracle
12 5 (21.74%) UML
12 5 (21.74%) Web Services
12 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
13 4 (17.39%) J2EE
13 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
13 4 (17.39%) JDBC
13 4 (17.39%) Spring
13 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (30.43%) JBoss
2 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
3 3 (13.04%) Jetty
3 3 (13.04%) Apache
4 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (8.70%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (8.70%) WebLogic Integration
4 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.70%) GlassFish
4 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.35%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Eclipse
2 6 (26.09%) Maven
2 6 (26.09%) Subversion
3 2 (8.70%) JUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) Ant
4 1 (4.35%) JMeter
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 17 (73.91%) Java Developer
3 8 (34.78%) Senior Developer
4 7 (30.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Designer
6 2 (8.70%) Junior Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Junior Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Junior
6 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) J2EE Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) Hibernate
2 14 (60.87%) Apache CXF
3 12 (52.17%) SOAP
4 11 (47.83%) REST
5 8 (34.78%) JAAS
6 6 (26.09%) JSF
6 6 (26.09%) Java EE
6 6 (26.09%) HTML
6 6 (26.09%) CSS
6 6 (26.09%) Servlets
7 5 (21.74%) Web Services
8 4 (17.39%) J2EE
8 4 (17.39%) JDBC
8 4 (17.39%) Spring
9 3 (13.04%) Guava
9 3 (13.04%) RichFaces
9 3 (13.04%) Guice
9 3 (13.04%) Middleware
10 2 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (8.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Open Source
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Credit Risk
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) DataPower
3 2 (8.70%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Solaris
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) SOA
3 9 (39.13%) OO
4 5 (21.74%) UML
5 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Use Case
6 3 (13.04%) MVC
6 3 (13.04%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) BPEL
7 2 (8.70%) TDD
7 2 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.70%) AOP
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.70%) BDD
7 2 (8.70%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.35%) Android Development
8 1 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) Yahoo!
2 2 (8.70%) Google
2 2 (8.70%) Kony