Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 108 98
Rank change year-on-year -1 -10 -2
Contract jobs citing JPA 6 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.26% 0.79% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.03% 3.23% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 8
Edinburgh median daily rate £483 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.88% +12.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £459 £323 £303
90th Percentile £520 £626 £425
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -16.67%
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 581 712 564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 25.45% 24.55% 28.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 440 391
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £325 £315 £263
90th Percentile £575 £532 £525
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Edinburgh median hourly rate £40.25 £23.59 £47.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.66% -50.06% +214.87%
10th Percentile £36.13 £14.45 £42.16
90th Percentile £44.68 £32.72 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £16.25 £43.39
% change year-on-year +115.38% -62.55% +22.23%

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) JBoss
2 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) System Testing
2 4 (66.67%) RESTful
2 4 (66.67%) Mockito
2 4 (66.67%) Change Control
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (66.67%) GitLab
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (33.33%) Microservices
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Drools
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) jBPM
3 2 (33.33%) Camunda

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 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (33.33%) Camunda
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 4 (66.67%) GitLab
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (66.67%) Maven
1 4 (66.67%) Mockito
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) RESTful
1 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Drools
2 2 (33.33%) jBPM
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Change Control
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 4 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Microservices
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java