Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 103 92
Rank change year-on-year -6 -11 +27
Contract jobs citing JPA 29 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.97% 1.11% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.49% 4.31% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 33
Edinburgh median daily rate £398 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.05% +7.21% -40.87%
10th Percentile £323 £321 £320
90th Percentile £544 £513 £412
Scotland median daily rate £400 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +10.34% +6.62% -19.53%
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 832 720 599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.94% 25.75% 25.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 438 365
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £267 £279
90th Percentile £550 £550 £513
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.59 £43.39 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.64% -8.17% +17.01%
10th Percentile £14.45 £28.68 £42.23
90th Percentile £32.72 £43.39 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £33.75 £27.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +25.00% -26.53% -11.32%

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 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JPA in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 29 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (82.76%) Hibernate
3 22 (75.86%) Spring
4 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (55.17%) Maven
6 15 (51.72%) Java EE
6 15 (51.72%) JUnit
7 13 (44.83%) AngularJS
8 10 (34.48%) JIRA
8 10 (34.48%) RESTful
8 10 (34.48%) Microservices
8 10 (34.48%) JSP
9 9 (31.03%) CSS
9 9 (31.03%) HTML
9 9 (31.03%) Unix
9 9 (31.03%) OOA/OOD
9 9 (31.03%) OO
9 9 (31.03%) JSTL
9 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
10 8 (27.59%) HTML5
10 8 (27.59%) Scrum
10 8 (27.59%) JBoss
10 8 (27.59%) XML
10 8 (27.59%) UML
11 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
11 7 (24.14%) Banking
11 7 (24.14%) REST
11 7 (24.14%) Bitbucket
12 6 (20.69%) Kubernetes
12 6 (20.69%) Vue.js

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 8 (27.59%) JBoss
2 4 (13.79%) Confluence
2 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 4 (13.79%) WildFly
3 3 (10.34%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.34%) IaaS
1 3 (10.34%) PaaS
1 3 (10.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (20.69%) Redis
2 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.45%) GIS
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Maven
2 15 (51.72%) JUnit
3 10 (34.48%) JIRA
4 7 (24.14%) Bitbucket
5 4 (13.79%) Subversion
6 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
6 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.90%) JMeter
7 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (24.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
2 24 (82.76%) Java Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) BPM Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Angular Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Java Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) JIRA Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (82.76%) Hibernate
2 22 (75.86%) Spring
3 15 (51.72%) Java EE
4 13 (44.83%) AngularJS
5 10 (34.48%) JSP
5 10 (34.48%) RESTful
6 9 (31.03%) CSS
6 9 (31.03%) HTML
6 9 (31.03%) JSTL
7 8 (27.59%) HTML5
7 8 (27.59%) XML
8 7 (24.14%) REST
9 6 (20.69%) gRPC
9 6 (20.69%) Memcached
9 6 (20.69%) Vue.js
9 6 (20.69%) XSLT
10 5 (17.24%) Drools
10 5 (17.24%) EJB
10 5 (17.24%) jBPM
10 5 (17.24%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Microservices
3 9 (31.03%) OO
3 9 (31.03%) OOA/OOD
3 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
4 8 (27.59%) Scrum
4 8 (27.59%) UML
5 6 (20.69%) SOA
5 6 (20.69%) TDD
6 5 (17.24%) Case Management
6 5 (17.24%) Front End Development
6 5 (17.24%) Performance Management
7 4 (13.79%) BPMN
7 4 (13.79%) Data Integration
7 4 (13.79%) Open Source
7 4 (13.79%) Process Management
7 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
7 4 (13.79%) Use Case
8 3 (10.34%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (10.34%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) Java 8
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) AspectJ
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) VB
5 1 (3.45%) VB6
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Atlassian
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat