Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 93 94
Rank change year-on-year -18 +1 +15
Contract jobs citing JPA 33 20 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.10% 1.13% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.61% 3.58% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 36
Edinburgh median daily rate £365 £350 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.14% -28.21% +14.71%
10th Percentile £300 £271 £346
90th Percentile £549 £425 £623
Scotland median daily rate £360 £350 £475
% change year-on-year +2.86% -26.32% +35.71%
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 716 558 719
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 23.94% 31.63% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 372 404
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £390 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -0.64% +4.67%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £270
90th Percentile £538 £513 £538
Scotland median daily rate £380 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +4.83% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.00 £52.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.31% +108.00% -47.37%
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £48.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -50.52% +21.25% +63.27%

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 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JPA in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 32 (96.97%) Hibernate
3 23 (69.70%) SOA
4 22 (66.67%) Red Hat
5 19 (57.58%) Oracle
6 18 (54.55%) Mentoring
7 17 (51.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 17 (51.52%) Web Services
7 17 (51.52%) JSF
8 16 (48.48%) Maven
8 16 (48.48%) BPMN
8 16 (48.48%) JBoss
9 14 (42.42%) XML
9 14 (42.42%) OO
9 14 (42.42%) Apache CXF
10 13 (39.39%) Drools
10 13 (39.39%) Use Case
10 13 (39.39%) UML
11 12 (36.36%) OOA/OOD
11 12 (36.36%) SQL
11 12 (36.36%) jBPM
11 12 (36.36%) Domain Models
12 11 (33.33%) Java EE
12 11 (33.33%) Apache OpenJPA
12 11 (33.33%) RichFaces
12 11 (33.33%) Data Modelling
13 10 (30.30%) JMS
13 10 (30.30%) SOLID
14 9 (27.27%) Physical Data Model
14 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database

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 17 (51.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (48.48%) JBoss
3 5 (15.15%) Apache
4 3 (9.09%) IIS
5 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
5 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (3.03%) Confluence
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) IaaS
2 3 (9.09%) PaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) npm
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Firewall
1 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) AMQP
2 2 (6.06%) BIG-IP
2 2 (6.06%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.03%) SSL
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Maven
2 8 (24.24%) Subversion
3 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
4 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.06%) Artifactory
5 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.03%) JIRA
6 1 (3.03%) JMeter
6 1 (3.03%) JUnit
6 1 (3.03%) Log4j
6 1 (3.03%) Selenium
6 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 13 (39.39%) Java Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Architect
4 6 (18.18%) Designer
4 6 (18.18%) Technical Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Java Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Java Web Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Digital Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Java Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (96.97%) Hibernate
2 17 (51.52%) JSF
2 17 (51.52%) Web Services
3 14 (42.42%) Apache CXF
3 14 (42.42%) XML
4 13 (39.39%) Drools
5 12 (36.36%) jBPM
6 11 (33.33%) Apache OpenJPA
6 11 (33.33%) Java EE
6 11 (33.33%) RichFaces
7 10 (30.30%) JMS
8 8 (24.24%) XSD
9 7 (21.21%) Apache Camel
9 7 (21.21%) SOAP
9 7 (21.21%) Spring
10 6 (18.18%) XSLT
11 4 (12.12%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (12.12%) HTML
11 4 (12.12%) RESTful
12 3 (9.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) DataPower
3 2 (6.06%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Unix
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) SOA
2 18 (54.55%) Mentoring
3 16 (48.48%) BPMN
4 14 (42.42%) OO
5 13 (39.39%) UML
5 13 (39.39%) Use Case
6 12 (36.36%) Domain Models
6 12 (36.36%) OOA/OOD
7 11 (33.33%) Data Modelling
8 10 (30.30%) SOLID
9 9 (27.27%) Physical Data Model
10 8 (24.24%) Open Source
10 8 (24.24%) Wireframes
11 6 (18.18%) Open Source Development
12 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (15.15%) Change Control
12 5 (15.15%) TDD
13 4 (12.12%) Business Process Modelling
13 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (36.36%) SQL
3 9 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) Perl
6 2 (6.06%) C#
6 2 (6.06%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (3.03%) Ansible
2 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 19 (57.58%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) F5
3 3 (9.09%) IBM
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Citrix
4 2 (6.06%) Imperva
5 1 (3.03%) Adobe