The table below looks at the statistics for JTA skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JTA over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Transaction API (JTA)
Rank 569 542 530
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -12
Contract jobs citing JTA 10 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.019% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.074% 0.069% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
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£383 £575 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.47% +35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13504 12995 12697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.24% 27.75% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9391 8465 8103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 279 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.84 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% -0.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

JTA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JTA across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JTA Jobs Demand Trend in England

JTA
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JTA across the England region.

JTA Daily Rate Trend in England

JTA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JTA across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

JTA Daily Rate Histogram in England

JTA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JTA across the England region.

JTA Hourly Rate Trend in England

JTA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JTA within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +19 8 £380 -33.91%
JTA
UK

JTA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing JTA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JTA.

1 12 (92.31%) Java
1 12 (92.31%) JMS
2 10 (76.92%) XML
3 9 (69.23%) Oracle
3 9 (69.23%) SOAP
3 9 (69.23%) Web Services
3 9 (69.23%) Maven
3 9 (69.23%) Java EE
3 9 (69.23%) JPA
4 8 (61.54%) JUnit
4 8 (61.54%) Spring
5 7 (53.85%) WebLogic
5 7 (53.85%) Linux
5 7 (53.85%) REST
6 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
6 6 (46.15%) Mule
7 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
7 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
7 5 (38.46%) Apache Camel
7 5 (38.46%) XSD
7 5 (38.46%) XSL
7 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
7 5 (38.46%) SQL
7 5 (38.46%) XML Messaging
8 4 (30.77%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (30.77%) Atomikos
8 4 (30.77%) Static Code Analysis
8 4 (30.77%) Axway
9 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills

JTA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing JTA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JTA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (53.85%) WebLogic
2 6 (46.15%) Mule
3 3 (23.08%) JBoss
4 1 (7.69%) Apache
4 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (7.69%) WildFly
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Maven
2 8 (61.54%) JUnit
3 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
4 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
5 2 (15.38%) jMock
6 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (7.69%) Hudson
6 1 (7.69%) Subversion
6 1 (7.69%) FitNesse
6 1 (7.69%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (7.69%) Arquillian
6 1 (7.69%) Ant
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Software Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Java Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) SOA Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 1 (7.69%) SOA Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) JMS
2 10 (76.92%) XML
3 9 (69.23%) SOAP
3 9 (69.23%) Web Services
3 9 (69.23%) Java EE
3 9 (69.23%) JPA
4 8 (61.54%) Spring
5 7 (53.85%) REST
6 5 (38.46%) XML Messaging
6 5 (38.46%) XSD
6 5 (38.46%) XSL
6 5 (38.46%) Apache Camel
7 4 (30.77%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (23.08%) J2EE
9 2 (15.38%) EJB
9 2 (15.38%) XSLT
9 2 (15.38%) MSMQ
9 2 (15.38%) JTS
9 2 (15.38%) JAX-WS
10 1 (7.69%) Apache Commons
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Reference Data
3 1 (7.69%) DataPower
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Static Code Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (15.38%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (15.38%) UML
2 2 (15.38%) OO
2 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
2 2 (15.38%) SOA
2 2 (15.38%) Integration Acceptance Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
2 2 (15.38%) Test Management
3 1 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (7.69%) BDD
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Business Development
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Axway
2 4 (30.77%) Atomikos
3 2 (15.38%) GoldenSource
3 2 (15.38%) Sybase
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat