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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Rank 113 103 92
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Contract jobs citing JPA 14 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.16% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.86% 0.70% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +130.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £343
% change year-on-year
- +9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.95%
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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
754 573 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.52% 23.17% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 274 218
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 15
Average hourly rate £42.25 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £24.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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
Edinburgh +2 12 £425 +9.67% 2
Glasgow - - - - 2
Fife - - - -
JPA
UK

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 46 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (82.61%) JBoss
3 37 (80.43%) Hibernate
3 37 (80.43%) JSF
4 32 (69.57%) SOA
5 30 (65.22%) Apache CXF
6 27 (58.70%) Web Services
7 23 (50.00%) Oracle
8 22 (47.83%) OO
8 22 (47.83%) RichFaces
9 19 (41.30%) Use Case
10 18 (39.13%) UML
11 17 (36.96%) Data Modelling
11 17 (36.96%) Scrum
11 17 (36.96%) Oracle BPM
12 12 (26.09%) Java EE
12 12 (26.09%) Relational Database
13 11 (23.91%) OSGi
14 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (13.04%) SOAP
16 5 (10.87%) Spring
17 4 (8.70%) JAAS
17 4 (8.70%) Eclipse
17 4 (8.70%) Workflow
17 4 (8.70%) REST
18 3 (6.52%) Open Source
18 3 (6.52%) J2EE
19 2 (4.35%) JIRA
19 2 (4.35%) Subversion
19 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering

JPA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 1 (2.17%) Apache
1 1 (2.17%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 17 (36.96%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.17%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.35%) Subversion
2 2 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) JUnit
3 1 (2.17%) Maven
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Architect
2 21 (45.65%) Java Architect
3 17 (36.96%) Designer
4 14 (30.43%) Applications Architect
4 14 (30.43%) Developer
5 12 (26.09%) Java Developer
5 12 (26.09%) Java Applications Architect
6 10 (21.74%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (17.39%) Junior
7 8 (17.39%) Junior Architect
7 8 (17.39%) Junior Java Architect
8 5 (10.87%) Junior Designer
8 5 (10.87%) Senior Architect
8 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
8 5 (10.87%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (10.87%) Senior Java Architect
9 4 (8.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 3 (6.52%) Junior Java Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Junior Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (80.43%) Hibernate
1 37 (80.43%) JSF
2 30 (65.22%) Apache CXF
3 27 (58.70%) Web Services
4 22 (47.83%) RichFaces
5 12 (26.09%) Java EE
6 11 (23.91%) OSGi
7 6 (13.04%) SOAP
8 5 (10.87%) Spring
9 4 (8.70%) REST
9 4 (8.70%) JAAS
10 3 (6.52%) J2EE
11 2 (4.35%) EJB
12 1 (2.17%) .NET
12 1 (2.17%) XML
12 1 (2.17%) XSLT
12 1 (2.17%) Apache OpenJPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Open Source
2 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) SOA
2 22 (47.83%) OO
3 19 (41.30%) Use Case
4 18 (39.13%) UML
5 17 (36.96%) Scrum
5 17 (36.96%) Data Modelling
6 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.70%) Workflow
8 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.17%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.17%) Time Management
9 1 (2.17%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) C
2 1 (2.17%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 38 (82.61%) JBoss
2 23 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Sybase
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