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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Persistence API (JPA)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 65 63 85
Rank change year-on-year -2 +22  
Contract jobs citing JPA 6 26 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.67% 1.71% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.30% 8.33% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 2
Median daily rate £375 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £399 £375
% change year-on-year +9.09% +6.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £45.00

JPA is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 261 312 248
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 29.10% 20.57% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 179 164
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Median hourly rate £52.17 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.80% -62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing JPA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JPA in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JPA in Edinburgh

JPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 16 (94.12%) Java
2 15 (88.24%) Hibernate
3 13 (76.47%) SOA
4 11 (64.71%) JBoss
4 11 (64.71%) Red Hat
4 11 (64.71%) Oracle
5 10 (58.82%) Drools
5 10 (58.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (52.94%) Mentoring
6 9 (52.94%) HTML
6 9 (52.94%) Web Services
6 9 (52.94%) TDD
6 9 (52.94%) Maven
7 8 (47.06%) JSF
7 8 (47.06%) jBPM
7 8 (47.06%) Java EE
7 8 (47.06%) Eclipse
7 8 (47.06%) SOAP
7 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
7 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
7 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
8 7 (41.18%) RichFaces
8 7 (41.18%) HTML5
8 7 (41.18%) Coaching
8 7 (41.18%) XML
8 7 (41.18%) XSD
8 7 (41.18%) XSLT
8 7 (41.18%) JMS
9 6 (35.29%) UML

JPA
Top Related 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 11 (64.71%) JBoss
2 10 (58.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Maven
2 8 (47.06%) Eclipse
2 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
3 5 (29.41%) Subversion
4 2 (11.76%) Gradle
4 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.88%) Ant
5 1 (5.88%) JMeter
5 1 (5.88%) JUnit
General
1 2 (11.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Architect
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
5 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Applications Architect
6 2 (11.76%) Java Architect
6 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
7 1 (5.88%) Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Designer
7 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) Hibernate
2 10 (58.82%) Drools
3 9 (52.94%) HTML
3 9 (52.94%) Web Services
4 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
4 8 (47.06%) Java EE
4 8 (47.06%) jBPM
4 8 (47.06%) JSF
4 8 (47.06%) SOAP
5 7 (41.18%) HTML5
5 7 (41.18%) JMS
5 7 (41.18%) RichFaces
5 7 (41.18%) XML
5 7 (41.18%) XSD
5 7 (41.18%) XSLT
6 6 (35.29%) Apache CXF
6 6 (35.29%) REST
7 5 (29.41%) Apache Camel
7 5 (29.41%) JSON
8 3 (17.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) SOA
2 9 (52.94%) Mentoring
2 9 (52.94%) TDD
3 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (41.18%) Coaching
5 6 (35.29%) BPMN
5 6 (35.29%) MVC
5 6 (35.29%) OO
5 6 (35.29%) UML
6 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) Use Case
7 4 (23.53%) Domain Models
7 4 (23.53%) Scrum
8 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
8 3 (17.65%) Open Source
8 3 (17.65%) Wireframes
9 2 (11.76%) API Design
9 2 (11.76%) BDD
9 2 (11.76%) DevOps
9 2 (11.76%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) ES6
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
1 11 (64.71%) Red Hat