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 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 111 121 111
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing JPA 23 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.89% 0.53% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.62% 2.66% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 20
Median daily rate £340 £401 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.10% -7.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £400 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £425 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 - -
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
636 638 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.51% 20.02% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 304 423
Median daily rate £346 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -13.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 July 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 24 July 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 +13 21 £340 -18.07%
Glasgow +4 2 - -
JPA
UK

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 47 (95.92%) Java
2 43 (87.76%) JBoss
2 43 (87.76%) Hibernate
3 33 (67.35%) SOA
4 31 (63.27%) Oracle
4 31 (63.27%) JSF
5 27 (55.10%) Java EE
5 27 (55.10%) Drools
6 25 (51.02%) RichFaces
7 23 (46.94%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (46.94%) SOAP
7 23 (46.94%) Web Services
8 21 (42.86%) Maven
9 19 (38.78%) Subversion
9 19 (38.78%) HTML
9 19 (38.78%) Eclipse
10 18 (36.73%) jBPM
10 18 (36.73%) Use Case
11 17 (34.69%) Open Source
11 17 (34.69%) Scrum
11 17 (34.69%) XML
12 16 (32.65%) UML
12 16 (32.65%) Relational Database
12 16 (32.65%) Mentoring
13 15 (30.61%) Open Source Development
13 15 (30.61%) Oracle Database
13 15 (30.61%) Data Modelling
13 15 (30.61%) Apache CXF
13 15 (30.61%) TDD

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 43 (87.76%) JBoss
2 5 (10.20%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.08%) Apache
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.04%) Captiva
4 1 (2.04%) Confluence
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) Relational Database
2 15 (30.61%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.20%) RDBMS
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.04%) MySQL
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (42.86%) Maven
2 19 (38.78%) Eclipse
2 19 (38.78%) Subversion
3 11 (22.45%) Jenkins
4 6 (12.24%) JUnit
5 5 (10.20%) Cobertura
5 5 (10.20%) JBehave
6 4 (8.16%) Gradle
7 3 (6.12%) Bower
8 2 (4.08%) Artifactory
8 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
8 2 (4.08%) JIRA
8 2 (4.08%) Selenium
9 1 (2.04%) Ant
9 1 (2.04%) Hudson
9 1 (2.04%) JProfiler
9 1 (2.04%) Mockito
9 1 (2.04%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
1 1 (2.04%) German Language
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Developer
1 31 (63.27%) Java Developer
2 16 (32.65%) Architect
3 14 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (22.45%) Senior Developer
4 11 (22.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Java Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Java Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Integration Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Java Programmer
7 2 (4.08%) Programmer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Java Programmer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.04%) SOA Architect
8 1 (2.04%) Software Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (87.76%) Hibernate
2 31 (63.27%) JSF
3 27 (55.10%) Drools
3 27 (55.10%) Java EE
4 25 (51.02%) RichFaces
5 23 (46.94%) SOAP
5 23 (46.94%) Web Services
6 19 (38.78%) HTML
7 18 (36.73%) jBPM
8 17 (34.69%) XML
9 15 (30.61%) Apache CXF
10 14 (28.57%) XSLT
11 13 (26.53%) Spring
12 11 (22.45%) JMS
13 8 (16.33%) RESTful
13 8 (16.33%) XSD
14 7 (14.29%) JDBC
14 7 (14.29%) JSON
15 6 (12.24%) CSS
16 4 (8.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Unix
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (67.35%) SOA
2 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.94%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (36.73%) Use Case
4 17 (34.69%) Open Source
4 17 (34.69%) Scrum
5 16 (32.65%) Mentoring
5 16 (32.65%) UML
6 15 (30.61%) Data Modelling
6 15 (30.61%) Open Source Development
6 15 (30.61%) TDD
7 14 (28.57%) OO
8 13 (26.53%) Coaching
8 13 (26.53%) Logical Data Model
9 11 (22.45%) BPMN
9 11 (22.45%) Wireframes
10 10 (20.41%) BDD
10 10 (20.41%) Unit Testing
11 5 (10.20%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (6.12%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 47 (95.92%) Java
2 10 (20.41%) SQL
3 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.24%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.12%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (4.08%) AspectJ
6 1 (2.04%) C++
6 1 (2.04%) VB
6 1 (2.04%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) BladeLogic
2 2 (4.08%) Ansible
2 2 (4.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (63.27%) Oracle
2 9 (18.37%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) Avaya
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) VMware