Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 108 83
Rank change year-on-year -2 -25 +32
Contract jobs citing JPA 26 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.92% 1.15% 1.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.25% 4.55% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 29 26
Edinburgh median daily rate £430 £364 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.13% +7.06% -24.44%
10th Percentile £355 £300 £288
90th Percentile £544 £498 £366
Scotland median daily rate £438 £360 £340
% change year-on-year +21.53% +5.88% -24.44%
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 800 747 551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.34% 25.30% 27.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 440 333
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £268
90th Percentile £564 £538 £502
Scotland median daily rate £415 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Edinburgh median hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -42.31% +108.00%
10th Percentile £36.25 £25.00 £44.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £35.00 £52.03
Scotland median hourly rate £38.75 £24.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +61.46% -46.67% +11.44%

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 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JPA in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 26 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (69.23%) Spring
2 18 (69.23%) Maven
3 16 (61.54%) Hibernate
4 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (57.69%) Java EE
5 10 (38.46%) AngularJS
5 10 (38.46%) JUnit
6 9 (34.62%) RESTful
7 8 (30.77%) HTML5
7 8 (30.77%) HTML
7 8 (30.77%) XML
7 8 (30.77%) OOA/OOD
7 8 (30.77%) TDD
7 8 (30.77%) Vue.js
8 7 (26.92%) CSS
8 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
9 6 (23.08%) Microservices
9 6 (23.08%) REST
9 6 (23.08%) JSTL
9 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
9 6 (23.08%) JSP
9 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 6 (23.08%) SQL
9 6 (23.08%) XSLT
9 6 (23.08%) Unix
9 6 (23.08%) Scrum
10 5 (19.23%) Banking
10 5 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (19.23%) SQL Server

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 (15.38%) JBoss
2 2 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) IaaS
1 3 (11.54%) PaaS
1 3 (11.54%) SaaS
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) Redis
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (69.23%) Maven
2 10 (38.46%) JUnit
3 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
4 5 (19.23%) JIRA
5 4 (15.38%) Bitbucket
5 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
7 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
8 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.85%) FitNesse
8 1 (3.85%) GitLab
8 1 (3.85%) JMeter
8 1 (3.85%) Mockito
8 1 (3.85%) Selenium
8 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 5 (19.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Developer
2 21 (80.77%) Java Developer
3 9 (34.62%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (3.85%) BPM Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (3.85%) Graduate
4 1 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Graduate Java Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Software Development Team Leader
4 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) Spring
2 16 (61.54%) Hibernate
3 15 (57.69%) Java EE
4 10 (38.46%) AngularJS
5 9 (34.62%) RESTful
6 8 (30.77%) HTML
6 8 (30.77%) HTML5
6 8 (30.77%) Vue.js
6 8 (30.77%) XML
7 7 (26.92%) CSS
8 6 (23.08%) JSP
8 6 (23.08%) JSTL
8 6 (23.08%) REST
8 6 (23.08%) XSLT
9 5 (19.23%) EJB
9 5 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (15.38%) Apache Camel
10 4 (15.38%) Drools
10 4 (15.38%) gRPC
10 4 (15.38%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Fintech
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Unix
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) OOA/OOD
2 8 (30.77%) TDD
3 6 (23.08%) Microservices
3 6 (23.08%) Scrum
3 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Case Management
4 5 (19.23%) Front End Development
4 5 (19.23%) Performance Management
4 5 (19.23%) SDLC
5 4 (15.38%) MVC
5 4 (15.38%) OO
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.54%) Data Integration
6 3 (11.54%) Kanban
6 3 (11.54%) Open Source
6 3 (11.54%) Process Management
6 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.54%) UML
7 2 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) Java 8
4 2 (7.69%) AspectJ
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) VB6
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 2 (7.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Atlassian
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) TIBCO