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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Persistence API (JPA)
UK / Scotland
Rank 90 94 110
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Contract jobs citing JPA 16 36 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.95% 1.41% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.23% 5.56% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 27 7
Median daily rate £375 £450 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £369 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £600 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £45.00

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
495 648 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 29.52% 25.42% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 370 371
Median daily rate £365 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 6
Median hourly rate £52.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.11% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £21.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £34.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +5 16 £375 -16.66% 4
JPA
UK

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 27 (96.43%) Java
2 26 (92.86%) Hibernate
3 24 (85.71%) SOA
4 22 (78.57%) JBoss
5 20 (71.43%) HTML
5 20 (71.43%) Web Services
5 20 (71.43%) Maven
5 20 (71.43%) Drools
6 19 (67.86%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (67.86%) TDD
6 19 (67.86%) JSF
6 19 (67.86%) SOAP
7 18 (64.29%) Eclipse
7 18 (64.29%) Red Hat
7 18 (64.29%) jBPM
7 18 (64.29%) Java EE
7 18 (64.29%) RichFaces
8 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (60.71%) XML
8 17 (60.71%) XSLT
8 17 (60.71%) Oracle
9 16 (57.14%) Subversion
9 16 (57.14%) Scrum
9 16 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 15 (53.57%) Open Source
10 15 (53.57%) Mentoring
11 14 (50.00%) Oracle Database
11 14 (50.00%) JMS
12 13 (46.43%) XSD
12 13 (46.43%) Coaching

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 22 (78.57%) JBoss
2 16 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (71.43%) Maven
2 18 (64.29%) Eclipse
3 16 (57.14%) Subversion
4 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
6 2 (7.14%) Gradle
7 1 (3.57%) Ant
7 1 (3.57%) Artifactory
7 1 (3.57%) JMeter
7 1 (3.57%) JUnit
7 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 2 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 19 (67.86%) Java Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Applications Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Integration Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Java Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Designer
8 1 (3.57%) DevOps Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) Hibernate
2 20 (71.43%) Drools
2 20 (71.43%) HTML
2 20 (71.43%) Web Services
3 19 (67.86%) JSF
3 19 (67.86%) SOAP
4 18 (64.29%) Java EE
4 18 (64.29%) jBPM
4 18 (64.29%) RichFaces
5 17 (60.71%) XML
5 17 (60.71%) XSLT
6 14 (50.00%) JMS
7 13 (46.43%) XSD
8 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 6 (21.43%) Apache CXF
9 6 (21.43%) HTML5
9 6 (21.43%) REST
10 5 (17.86%) JSON
10 5 (17.86%) Spring Batch
11 4 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) Solaris
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) SOA
2 19 (67.86%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (67.86%) TDD
3 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (57.14%) Scrum
5 15 (53.57%) Mentoring
5 15 (53.57%) Open Source
6 13 (46.43%) Coaching
6 13 (46.43%) Open Source Development
7 6 (21.43%) BPMN
7 6 (21.43%) OO
7 6 (21.43%) UML
8 5 (17.86%) MVC
8 5 (17.86%) SDLC
8 5 (17.86%) Use Case
9 3 (10.71%) BDD
9 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
9 3 (10.71%) Wireframes
10 2 (7.14%) Kanban
10 2 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) ES6
5 2 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Red Hat
2 17 (60.71%) Oracle