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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 124 115 111
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing JPA 14 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.42% 0.43% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.06% 1.55% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £320 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00
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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
678 772 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.57% 27.98% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 404 266
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.17% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £35.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Glasgow +11 4 £400 +14.28%
Stirling +10 2 £410 +9.40%
Edinburgh -21 2 £550 +29.41%
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JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 44 (97.78%) Java
2 38 (84.44%) Hibernate
3 32 (71.11%) Spring
4 23 (51.11%) Oracle
4 23 (51.11%) JMS
5 22 (48.89%) Web Services
6 19 (42.22%) Finance
6 19 (42.22%) Relational Database
7 17 (37.78%) OO
8 13 (28.89%) UML
9 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (24.44%) JBoss
10 11 (24.44%) SOAP
10 11 (24.44%) Use Case
11 10 (22.22%) Spring Integration
11 10 (22.22%) Data Modelling
11 10 (22.22%) SOA
12 9 (20.00%) Banking
12 9 (20.00%) SQL
12 9 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
12 9 (20.00%) REST
13 8 (17.78%) RDBMS
14 7 (15.56%) Financial Institution
14 7 (15.56%) Ant
14 7 (15.56%) JSP
14 7 (15.56%) Drools
14 7 (15.56%) Maven
14 7 (15.56%) Investment Banking
15 6 (13.33%) JSF
15 6 (13.33%) Apache CXF

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (24.44%) JBoss
2 6 (13.33%) Apache
3 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.67%) FileNet
5 2 (4.44%) Confluence
5 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.22%) Mule ESB
6 1 (2.22%) CMS
6 1 (2.22%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (42.22%) Relational Database
2 8 (17.78%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Ant
1 7 (15.56%) Maven
2 5 (11.11%) JUnit
3 2 (4.44%) NetBeans
3 2 (4.44%) Subversion
3 2 (4.44%) JIRA
3 2 (4.44%) Mockito
4 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.22%) Gradle
4 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.22%) HttpUnit
4 1 (2.22%) JMeter
General
1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Banking
3 7 (15.56%) Financial Institution
3 7 (15.56%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.89%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (73.33%) Developer
2 31 (68.89%) Java Developer
3 17 (37.78%) Senior Developer
3 17 (37.78%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (22.22%) Architect
5 9 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Lead Java Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.44%) FileNet Developer
7 2 (4.44%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Designer
8 1 (2.22%) Applications Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (84.44%) Hibernate
2 32 (71.11%) Spring
3 23 (51.11%) JMS
4 22 (48.89%) Web Services
5 11 (24.44%) SOAP
6 10 (22.22%) Spring Integration
7 9 (20.00%) REST
8 7 (15.56%) Drools
8 7 (15.56%) JSP
9 6 (13.33%) JSF
9 6 (13.33%) Apache CXF
10 5 (11.11%) Apache Camel
10 5 (11.11%) EJB
10 5 (11.11%) CSS
11 4 (8.89%) RESTful
11 4 (8.89%) J2EE
12 3 (6.67%) Dojo
12 3 (6.67%) HTML5
12 3 (6.67%) HTML
12 3 (6.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) PKI
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) OO
2 13 (28.89%) UML
3 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (24.44%) Use Case
5 10 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 10 (22.22%) SOA
6 9 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (8.89%) Web Development
8 3 (6.67%) Migration
8 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.44%) Workflow
9 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.44%) BPMN
9 2 (4.44%) Content Management
10 1 (2.22%) Document Management
10 1 (2.22%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
10 1 (2.22%) Scrum
10 1 (2.22%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (97.78%) Java
2 9 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.44%) Perl
4 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.22%) Ruby
5 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.44%) IBM
3 2 (4.44%) Adobe
4 1 (2.22%) Alterian