Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for JPA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JPA over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Persistence API (JPA)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 89 124
Rank change year-on-year -12 +35 -29
Contract jobs citing JPA 33 38 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.12% 1.80% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.53% 6.73% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 13
Edinburgh median daily rate £364 £340 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% -24.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £309 £313 £337
90th Percentile £503 £372 £540
Scotland median daily rate £360 £340 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

JPA is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 728 565 606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.77% 26.74% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 335 353
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £264 £265 £269
90th Percentile £538 £488 £513
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £49.63 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.56% +98.50% -37.50%
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £40.38
% change year-on-year -36.47% +5.25% +1.58%

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing JPA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for JPA in Edinburgh

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JPA in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for JPA in Edinburgh

JPA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JPA in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JPA in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for JPA.

1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (90.91%) Hibernate
3 21 (63.64%) Red Hat
4 19 (57.58%) Maven
5 18 (54.55%) SOA
6 17 (51.52%) Oracle
6 17 (51.52%) JBoss
7 16 (48.48%) XML
8 15 (45.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 14 (42.42%) Web Services
10 13 (39.39%) JSF
10 13 (39.39%) Java EE
10 13 (39.39%) Mentoring
11 12 (36.36%) Drools
12 11 (33.33%) jBPM
12 11 (33.33%) SQL
13 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
13 10 (30.30%) JMS
13 10 (30.30%) OO
13 10 (30.30%) BPMN
13 10 (30.30%) Spring
13 10 (30.30%) Apache CXF
14 9 (27.27%) Oracle BPM
14 9 (27.27%) Use Case
14 9 (27.27%) UML
14 9 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
14 9 (27.27%) SOAP
14 9 (27.27%) PL/SQL
14 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database
15 8 (24.24%) Wireframes

JPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 17 (51.52%) JBoss
2 15 (45.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (21.21%) Apache
4 5 (15.15%) IIS
5 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
5 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
7 1 (3.03%) CMS
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (15.15%) IaaS
1 5 (15.15%) PaaS
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (3.03%) npm
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Firewall
1 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.12%) BIG-IP
2 4 (12.12%) LDAP
2 4 (12.12%) NetScaler
3 2 (6.06%) AMQP
3 2 (6.06%) Internet
3 2 (6.06%) Intranet
4 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.03%) SSL
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) GIS
3 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Maven
2 8 (24.24%) Subversion
3 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
4 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.03%) Ant
6 1 (3.03%) Artifactory
6 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.03%) JMeter
6 1 (3.03%) JUnit
6 1 (3.03%) Log4j
6 1 (3.03%) Selenium
6 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (15.15%) Banking
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 15 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Designer
4 4 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Java Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Platform Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Platform Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (90.91%) Hibernate
2 16 (48.48%) XML
3 14 (42.42%) Web Services
4 13 (39.39%) Java EE
4 13 (39.39%) JSF
5 12 (36.36%) Drools
6 11 (33.33%) jBPM
7 10 (30.30%) Apache CXF
7 10 (30.30%) JMS
7 10 (30.30%) Spring
8 9 (27.27%) SOAP
9 8 (24.24%) Apache OpenJPA
9 8 (24.24%) RichFaces
9 8 (24.24%) XSD
9 8 (24.24%) XSLT
10 7 (21.21%) Apache Camel
10 7 (21.21%) RESTful
11 5 (15.15%) Ajax
11 5 (15.15%) EJB 3.0
11 5 (15.15%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (15.15%) DataPower
2 4 (12.12%) PKI
3 2 (6.06%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Windows
3 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (15.15%) Unix
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.06%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) SOA
2 13 (39.39%) Mentoring
3 10 (30.30%) BPMN
3 10 (30.30%) OO
4 9 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
4 9 (27.27%) UML
4 9 (27.27%) Use Case
5 8 (24.24%) Domain Models
5 8 (24.24%) Open Source
5 8 (24.24%) Wireframes
6 7 (21.21%) Change Control
6 7 (21.21%) Data Modelling
6 7 (21.21%) SOLID
7 6 (18.18%) Open Source Development
7 6 (18.18%) Physical Data Model
8 5 (15.15%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (15.15%) DevOps
8 5 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (15.15%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (33.33%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 9 (27.27%) PL/SQL
5 5 (15.15%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Ansible
1 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Red Hat
2 17 (51.52%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) F5
3 5 (15.15%) IBM
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.12%) Citrix
4 4 (12.12%) Imperva
5 3 (9.09%) Adobe