Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 106 96
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 +22
Contract jobs citing JPA 33 9 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.13% 0.38% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.05% 1.53% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 35
Edinburgh median daily rate £420 £364 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.54% +3.86% -30.00%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £320
90th Percentile £600 £425 £425
Scotland median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year +8.70% +5.14% -13.63%
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 814 587 589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.88% 25.03% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 371 344
Edinburgh median daily rate £401 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.03% +2.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £270
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
Scotland median daily rate £401 £375 £353
% change year-on-year +6.80% +6.31% -5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.59 £43.39 £44.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.64% -3.31% +12.19%
10th Percentile £14.45 £40.32 £22.53
90th Percentile £32.72 £49.70 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £33.75 £43.39 £36.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +20.53% -10.00%

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 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JPA in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 33 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (75.76%) Hibernate
3 23 (69.70%) Spring
4 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (42.42%) JUnit
6 13 (39.39%) OO
6 13 (39.39%) Maven
6 13 (39.39%) Microservices
7 12 (36.36%) JIRA
7 12 (36.36%) AngularJS
7 12 (36.36%) UML
7 12 (36.36%) SOA
8 11 (33.33%) JBoss
8 11 (33.33%) Java EE
9 10 (30.30%) BPMN
10 9 (27.27%) RESTful
10 9 (27.27%) Bitbucket
10 9 (27.27%) REST
10 9 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
11 8 (24.24%) JSP
11 8 (24.24%) HTML
11 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
12 7 (21.21%) jBPM
12 7 (21.21%) JSTL
12 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
12 7 (21.21%) CSS
12 7 (21.21%) Unix
12 7 (21.21%) Scrum
13 6 (18.18%) Process Management
13 6 (18.18%) PostgreSQL

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 11 (33.33%) JBoss
2 6 (18.18%) Confluence
3 5 (15.15%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
4 4 (12.12%) WildFly
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (3.03%) Apache
6 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) IaaS
2 2 (6.06%) PaaS
2 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (18.18%) Redis
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
3 4 (12.12%) GIS
3 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) JUnit
2 13 (39.39%) Maven
3 12 (36.36%) JIRA
4 9 (27.27%) Bitbucket
5 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
5 4 (12.12%) Subversion
6 2 (6.06%) Artifactory
6 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
6 2 (6.06%) JMeter
7 1 (3.03%) Hudson
7 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.03%) Mockito
7 1 (3.03%) SonarQube
7 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.03%) TestNG
General
1 6 (18.18%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Developer
2 23 (69.70%) Java Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.09%) BPM Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Java Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Java Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Angular Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Designer
7 1 (3.03%) JIRA Developer
7 1 (3.03%) React Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (75.76%) Hibernate
2 23 (69.70%) Spring
3 12 (36.36%) AngularJS
4 11 (33.33%) Java EE
5 9 (27.27%) REST
5 9 (27.27%) RESTful
6 8 (24.24%) HTML
6 8 (24.24%) JSP
7 7 (21.21%) CSS
7 7 (21.21%) jBPM
7 7 (21.21%) JSTL
8 6 (18.18%) Drools
8 6 (18.18%) gRPC
8 6 (18.18%) HTML5
8 6 (18.18%) Memcached
8 6 (18.18%) XML
9 5 (15.15%) Apache CXF
9 5 (15.15%) Node.js
9 5 (15.15%) ServiceStack
9 5 (15.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) Microservices
2 13 (39.39%) OO
3 12 (36.36%) SOA
3 12 (36.36%) UML
4 10 (30.30%) BPMN
5 9 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
6 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
7 7 (21.21%) Scrum
8 6 (18.18%) Process Management
9 5 (15.15%) Business Process Modelling
9 5 (15.15%) Complex Event Processing
9 5 (15.15%) Data Integration
9 5 (15.15%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (15.15%) EAI
9 5 (15.15%) Open Source
9 5 (15.15%) TDD
9 5 (15.15%) Use Case
10 4 (12.12%) Coaching
10 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) Java 8
4 2 (6.06%) AspectJ
4 2 (6.06%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.03%) VB
5 1 (3.03%) VB6
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.03%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Atlassian
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Red Hat