Period
to 20 November 2019

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 20 November 2019 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
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 114 105
Rank change year-on-year +6 -9 -14
Contract jobs citing JPA 4 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.20% 0.90% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 3.14% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 28
Edinburgh median daily rate £444 £450 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.39% +23.63% +7.06%
10th Percentile £379 £363 £309
90th Percentile £513 £544 £503
Scotland median daily rate £419 £429 £360
% change year-on-year -2.33% +19.10% +5.88%
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 580 828 729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.96% 28.51% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 460 437
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +8.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £266
90th Percentile £575 £551 £538
Scotland median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £43.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.34% -12.56%
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year - +29.63% -36.47%

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 20 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JPA in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) JBoss
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Java EE
2 3 (75.00%) JSTL
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) JSP
2 3 (75.00%) Servlets
2 3 (75.00%) STL
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) Confluence
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) WildFly
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Public Sector
3 2 (50.00%) Case Management

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 4 (100.00%) JBoss
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Confluence
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) WildFly
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) git-flow
3 1 (25.00%) GitLab
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Mockito
General
1 3 (75.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) Java EE
2 3 (75.00%) JSP
2 3 (75.00%) JSTL
2 3 (75.00%) Servlets
2 3 (75.00%) STL
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (25.00%) Apache CXF
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Case Management
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Compliance Management
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (25.00%) Process Management
4 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (25.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) Groovy
3 1 (25.00%) Java 8
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat