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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 104 123 121
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Contract jobs citing JPA 22 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.00% 0.37% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.62% 1.87% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 11
Median daily rate £340 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
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
607 643 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.58% 19.93% 27.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 344 425
Median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Median hourly rate £47.25 £40.38 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% -4.98%
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
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 28 September 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 +32 20 £340 -38.18%
Glasgow +5 2 - - 2
JPA
UK

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 39 (97.50%) Java
1 39 (97.50%) Hibernate
2 35 (87.50%) JBoss
3 33 (82.50%) Web Services
3 33 (82.50%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (80.00%) Maven
4 32 (80.00%) Java EE
5 31 (77.50%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (77.50%) SOAP
5 31 (77.50%) HTML
5 31 (77.50%) SOA
6 29 (72.50%) Eclipse
6 29 (72.50%) Subversion
6 29 (72.50%) Scrum
6 29 (72.50%) JSF
6 29 (72.50%) jBPM
6 29 (72.50%) Drools
6 29 (72.50%) Open Source
7 28 (70.00%) RichFaces
7 28 (70.00%) XML
8 26 (65.00%) TDD
8 26 (65.00%) Open Source Development
9 25 (62.50%) XSLT
10 22 (55.00%) Mentoring
11 20 (50.00%) Coaching
12 19 (47.50%) JMS
13 18 (45.00%) Oracle
14 17 (42.50%) Red Hat
15 16 (40.00%) Oracle Database
16 15 (37.50%) XSD

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 35 (87.50%) JBoss
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (80.00%) Maven
2 29 (72.50%) Eclipse
2 29 (72.50%) Subversion
3 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
4 4 (10.00%) Gradle
5 3 (7.50%) Artifactory
5 3 (7.50%) Bower
5 3 (7.50%) Selenium
6 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.50%) Ant
7 1 (2.50%) Cobertura
7 1 (2.50%) Hudson
7 1 (2.50%) JBehave
7 1 (2.50%) JIRA
7 1 (2.50%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 38 (95.00%) Developer
1 38 (95.00%) Java Developer
2 12 (30.00%) Senior Developer
2 12 (30.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Integration Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Java Programmer
4 2 (5.00%) Programmer
4 2 (5.00%) Senior Java Programmer
4 2 (5.00%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (2.50%) Agile Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Java Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Senior Agile Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Senior SQL Programmer
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Programmer
5 1 (2.50%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (97.50%) Hibernate
2 33 (82.50%) Web Services
3 32 (80.00%) Java EE
4 31 (77.50%) HTML
4 31 (77.50%) SOAP
5 29 (72.50%) Drools
5 29 (72.50%) jBPM
5 29 (72.50%) JSF
6 28 (70.00%) RichFaces
6 28 (70.00%) XML
7 25 (62.50%) XSLT
8 19 (47.50%) JMS
9 15 (37.50%) XSD
10 9 (22.50%) RESTful
11 7 (17.50%) Spring
11 7 (17.50%) Spring Batch
12 6 (15.00%) CSS
13 5 (12.50%) J2EE
13 5 (12.50%) Middleware
14 4 (10.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (82.50%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (77.50%) Continuous Integration
2 31 (77.50%) SOA
3 29 (72.50%) Open Source
3 29 (72.50%) Scrum
4 26 (65.00%) Open Source Development
4 26 (65.00%) TDD
5 22 (55.00%) Mentoring
6 20 (50.00%) Coaching
7 7 (17.50%) BDD
8 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
9 4 (10.00%) SDLC
9 4 (10.00%) Use Case
10 3 (7.50%) API Design
10 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (5.00%) BPMN
11 2 (5.00%) Front End Development
11 2 (5.00%) Kanban
11 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 39 (97.50%) Java
2 12 (30.00%) SQL
3 8 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.50%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (5.00%) AspectJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Ansible
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Oracle
2 17 (42.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) VMware