Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 2018 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 98 94
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4 +15
Contract jobs citing JPA 22 12 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.65% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.13% 2.25% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 36
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -25.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £320 £303 £325
90th Percentile £628 £425 £624
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -25.00% +33.33%
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 703 533 675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.35% 28.67% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 364 372
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% -1.88% +9.59%
10th Percentile £313 £271 £275
90th Percentile £539 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £49.62 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.46% +230.77% -62.50%
Scotland median hourly rate £24.25 £37.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year -35.33% +28.21% -25.00%

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 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JPA in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JPA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for JPA.

1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (77.27%) Hibernate
3 16 (72.73%) SOA
4 15 (68.18%) UML
5 14 (63.64%) BPMN
6 13 (59.09%) OO
7 11 (50.00%) Apache CXF
8 9 (40.91%) JBoss
8 9 (40.91%) Oracle
8 9 (40.91%) Use Case
9 8 (36.36%) Domain Models
10 7 (31.82%) SOLID
10 7 (31.82%) Java 8
10 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
10 7 (31.82%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (31.82%) Data Modelling
10 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
10 7 (31.82%) Spring
10 7 (31.82%) JSF
10 7 (31.82%) Apache OpenJPA
10 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (27.27%) Web Services
11 6 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
12 5 (22.73%) RichFaces
12 5 (22.73%) Confluence
12 5 (22.73%) Physical Data Model
12 5 (22.73%) JIRA
13 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
13 4 (18.18%) Maven

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 9 (40.91%) JBoss
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (22.73%) Confluence
4 3 (13.64%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
4 3 (13.64%) WildFly
5 1 (4.55%) Apache
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) GIS
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) JIRA
2 4 (18.18%) JUnit
2 4 (18.18%) Maven
3 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.64%) Subversion
4 2 (9.09%) Artifactory
4 2 (9.09%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.55%) Hudson
5 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.55%) JMeter
5 1 (4.55%) Mockito
5 1 (4.55%) SonarQube
5 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.55%) TestNG
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Architect
2 8 (36.36%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Technical Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Designer
4 4 (18.18%) Java Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Java Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Angular Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) BPM Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Digital Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Digital Transformation
7 1 (4.55%) Digital Transformation Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) Hibernate
2 11 (50.00%) Apache CXF
3 7 (31.82%) Apache OpenJPA
3 7 (31.82%) JSF
3 7 (31.82%) Spring
4 6 (27.27%) Web Services
5 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
5 5 (22.73%) RichFaces
6 4 (18.18%) Drools
7 3 (13.64%) HTML
7 3 (13.64%) Java EE
7 3 (13.64%) jBPM
7 3 (13.64%) JSP
7 3 (13.64%) JSTL
8 2 (9.09%) CSS
8 2 (9.09%) React
8 2 (9.09%) REST
8 2 (9.09%) Servlets
9 1 (4.55%) CSS3
9 1 (4.55%) Spring Boot
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) SOA
2 15 (68.18%) UML
3 14 (63.64%) BPMN
4 13 (59.09%) OO
5 9 (40.91%) Use Case
6 8 (36.36%) Domain Models
7 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (31.82%) Data Modelling
7 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
7 7 (31.82%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (31.82%) SOLID
8 5 (22.73%) Physical Data Model
9 4 (18.18%) Coaching
9 4 (18.18%) Microservices
9 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
10 3 (13.64%) Business Process Modelling
10 3 (13.64%) Complex Event Processing
10 3 (13.64%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (13.64%) EAI
10 3 (13.64%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) Java 8
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 7 (31.82%) Red Hat