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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 85 116 111
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -5
Contract jobs citing JPA 40 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.59% 0.26% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.44% 1.13% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 3 7
Average daily rate £525 £255 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £251 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £255 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £390 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +16.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
621 621 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.68% 23.42% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 361 325
Average daily rate £363 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +17.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +25 34 £513 - 2
Stirling - 2 £364 -
JPA
UK

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 49 (90.74%) Java
2 44 (81.48%) Hibernate
3 42 (77.78%) Oracle
3 42 (77.78%) JSF
4 40 (74.07%) JBoss
5 38 (70.37%) UML
5 38 (70.37%) Apache CXF
6 37 (68.52%) Use Case
6 37 (68.52%) OO
6 37 (68.52%) SOA
7 33 (61.11%) Data Modelling
8 31 (57.41%) BPMN
9 29 (53.70%) Logical Data Model
10 26 (48.15%) Drools
10 26 (48.15%) RichFaces
11 25 (46.30%) Relational Database
12 19 (35.19%) Oracle BPM
13 14 (25.93%) Spring
14 11 (20.37%) Web Services
14 11 (20.37%) JUnit
15 9 (16.67%) Linux
15 9 (16.67%) MVC
15 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (14.81%) REST
16 8 (14.81%) Mockito
16 8 (14.81%) Subversion
16 8 (14.81%) Maven
16 8 (14.81%) Mentoring
17 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
17 7 (12.96%) JMS

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 40 (74.07%) JBoss
2 6 (11.11%) Apache
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (5.56%) Confluence
4 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.85%) Captiva
5 1 (1.85%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (35.19%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (46.30%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) JUnit
2 8 (14.81%) Maven
2 8 (14.81%) Mockito
2 8 (14.81%) Subversion
3 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
4 5 (9.26%) Eclipse
4 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
5 4 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (7.41%) ClearCase
5 4 (7.41%) jMock
6 3 (5.56%) Gradle
6 3 (5.56%) JIRA
6 3 (5.56%) NetBeans
7 2 (3.70%) JProfiler
General
1 5 (9.26%) Banking
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 37 (68.52%) Architect
2 30 (55.56%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (24.07%) Developer
4 12 (22.22%) Java Developer
5 9 (16.67%) Java Architect
5 9 (16.67%) Java Solutions Architect
6 6 (11.11%) Applications Architect
6 6 (11.11%) Lead Architect
6 6 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.41%) Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Architect
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.41%) SOA Architect
9 3 (5.56%) UML Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) UML Business Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) Java Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (81.48%) Hibernate
2 42 (77.78%) JSF
3 38 (70.37%) Apache CXF
4 26 (48.15%) Drools
4 26 (48.15%) RichFaces
5 14 (25.93%) Spring
6 11 (20.37%) Web Services
7 8 (14.81%) REST
8 7 (12.96%) JMS
9 6 (11.11%) Java EE
10 5 (9.26%) Apache OpenJPA
10 5 (9.26%) jQuery
10 5 (9.26%) SOAP
10 5 (9.26%) Spring Integration
10 5 (9.26%) XML
11 4 (7.41%) Ext JS
11 4 (7.41%) JAXB
11 4 (7.41%) JDBC
11 4 (7.41%) JSP
11 4 (7.41%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) Unix
3 3 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (70.37%) UML
2 37 (68.52%) OO
2 37 (68.52%) SOA
2 37 (68.52%) Use Case
3 33 (61.11%) Data Modelling
4 31 (57.41%) BPMN
5 29 (53.70%) Logical Data Model
6 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (16.67%) MVC
7 8 (14.81%) Mentoring
8 6 (11.11%) AOP
8 6 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (9.26%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (9.26%) Process Management
9 5 (9.26%) Workflow
10 4 (7.41%) CRM
10 4 (7.41%) Data Migration
10 4 (7.41%) Migration
10 4 (7.41%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 49 (90.74%) Java
2 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
2 5 (9.26%) PL/SQL
2 5 (9.26%) SQL
3 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.41%) Python
4 1 (1.85%) C++
4 1 (1.85%) VB
4 1 (1.85%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Control-M
Vendors
1 42 (77.78%) Oracle
2 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.41%) Sybase
4 1 (1.85%) Avaya
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco
4 1 (1.85%) hybris
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
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