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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 134 103 99
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -4
Contract jobs citing JPA 14 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 1.02% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.37% 4.96% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 21
Median daily rate £365 £375 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -20.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £610 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
590 605 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.10% 20.67% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 305 468
Median daily rate £350 £352 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.44% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 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 -2 13 £365 -2.66%
Glasgow +2 1 - -
JPA
UK

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 46 (92.00%) Java
2 44 (88.00%) JBoss
3 41 (82.00%) Oracle
3 41 (82.00%) Hibernate
4 36 (72.00%) JSF
5 33 (66.00%) SOA
6 32 (64.00%) Use Case
7 30 (60.00%) UML
8 29 (58.00%) Apache CXF
9 28 (56.00%) OO
10 27 (54.00%) Data Modelling
11 25 (50.00%) Drools
11 25 (50.00%) Relational Database
12 23 (46.00%) Logical Data Model
13 22 (44.00%) BPMN
14 21 (42.00%) RichFaces
14 21 (42.00%) Wireframes
15 15 (30.00%) Web Services
15 15 (30.00%) Java EE
16 13 (26.00%) Spring
16 13 (26.00%) Oracle BPM
17 12 (24.00%) SOAP
18 11 (22.00%) Maven
18 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
18 11 (22.00%) Jenkins
18 11 (22.00%) Oracle Database
19 10 (20.00%) Unit Testing
19 10 (20.00%) JUnit
20 9 (18.00%) JDBC
20 9 (18.00%) Eclipse

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 44 (88.00%) JBoss
2 5 (10.00%) Apache
2 5 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (6.00%) Confluence
4 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.00%) Captiva
5 1 (2.00%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (22.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (12.00%) RDBMS
4 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Jenkins
1 11 (22.00%) Maven
2 10 (20.00%) JUnit
3 9 (18.00%) Eclipse
4 8 (16.00%) Subversion
5 5 (10.00%) Cobertura
5 5 (10.00%) JBehave
5 5 (10.00%) Mockito
6 3 (6.00%) JIRA
6 3 (6.00%) NetBeans
7 2 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (4.00%) ClearCase
7 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.00%) jMock
8 1 (2.00%) Artifactory
8 1 (2.00%) JProfiler
8 1 (2.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 29 (58.00%) Architect
2 25 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (34.00%) Developer
3 17 (34.00%) Java Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Java Architect
4 8 (16.00%) Java Solutions Architect
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Applications Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.00%) UML Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) UML Business Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Designer
8 2 (4.00%) Java Applications Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Lead Architect
8 2 (4.00%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (82.00%) Hibernate
2 36 (72.00%) JSF
3 29 (58.00%) Apache CXF
4 25 (50.00%) Drools
5 21 (42.00%) RichFaces
6 15 (30.00%) Java EE
6 15 (30.00%) Web Services
7 13 (26.00%) Spring
8 12 (24.00%) SOAP
9 9 (18.00%) JDBC
10 8 (16.00%) JSON
11 7 (14.00%) XML
12 6 (12.00%) jBPM
13 5 (10.00%) HTML
13 5 (10.00%) JMS
13 5 (10.00%) REST
14 4 (8.00%) CSS
14 4 (8.00%) JSP
15 3 (6.00%) STL
15 3 (6.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.00%) Clustering
1 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.00%) Unix
2 3 (6.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (66.00%) SOA
2 32 (64.00%) Use Case
3 30 (60.00%) UML
4 28 (56.00%) OO
5 27 (54.00%) Data Modelling
6 23 (46.00%) Logical Data Model
7 22 (44.00%) BPMN
8 21 (42.00%) Wireframes
9 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (20.00%) Unit Testing
11 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
12 7 (14.00%) MVC
13 6 (12.00%) BDD
14 5 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
14 5 (10.00%) Process Management
14 5 (10.00%) Workflow
15 4 (8.00%) Content Management
15 4 (8.00%) CRM
15 4 (8.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 46 (92.00%) Java
2 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.00%) SQL
4 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.00%) AspectJ
5 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) C++
6 1 (2.00%) VB
6 1 (2.00%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) BladeLogic
2 2 (4.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 41 (82.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.00%) Sybase
5 1 (2.00%) Avaya
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco
5 1 (2.00%) SAP