The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Transaction API (JTA)
Rank 549 474 567
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +93
Contract jobs citing JTA 8 48 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.11% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.058% 0.41% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 36 1
Average daily rate £535 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £400
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13748 11579 14356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.77% 26.81% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9003 7377 8666
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 338 363
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
JTA
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -31 8 £535 +52.85% 1
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
JTA
UK

JTA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (76.47%) Web Services
3 11 (64.71%) JTS
3 11 (64.71%) Spring
4 10 (58.82%) SOAP
4 10 (58.82%) JMS
4 10 (58.82%) REST
5 8 (47.06%) JBoss
5 8 (47.06%) Linux
5 8 (47.06%) TDD
6 7 (41.18%) Hibernate
6 7 (41.18%) Java EE
6 7 (41.18%) UML
6 7 (41.18%) UNIX
6 7 (41.18%) XML
6 7 (41.18%) J2EE
7 6 (35.29%) Oracle
7 6 (35.29%) JUnit
7 6 (35.29%) OO
7 6 (35.29%) Front Office
7 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (35.29%) Banking
7 6 (35.29%) Subversion
7 6 (35.29%) BDD
7 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
8 5 (29.41%) Investment Banking
8 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
8 5 (29.41%) SQL
8 5 (29.41%) Murex
8 5 (29.41%) Fidessa

JTA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
2 4 (23.53%) WebLogic Portal
2 4 (23.53%) AquaLogic Service Bus
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (11.76%) Apache
3 2 (11.76%) Mule
4 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.88%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LDAP
1 1 (5.88%) GSM
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) SMS
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) RTCP
1 1 (5.88%) RTP
1 1 (5.88%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 3 (17.65%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) JUnit
1 6 (35.29%) Subversion
2 4 (23.53%) Maven
3 3 (17.65%) jMock
4 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (11.76%) Hudson
4 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.88%) Ant
5 1 (5.88%) Mockito
General
1 6 (35.29%) Front Office
1 6 (35.29%) Banking
2 5 (29.41%) Investment Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Advertising
4 3 (17.65%) Back Office
4 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Java Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Technical Leader
5 3 (17.65%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Technical Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Lead Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Middleware Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) Web Services
2 11 (64.71%) JTS
2 11 (64.71%) Spring
3 10 (58.82%) SOAP
3 10 (58.82%) JMS
3 10 (58.82%) REST
4 7 (41.18%) XML
4 7 (41.18%) J2EE
4 7 (41.18%) Java EE
4 7 (41.18%) Hibernate
5 5 (29.41%) Middleware
6 4 (23.53%) XSLT
6 4 (23.53%) JAX-RPC
6 4 (23.53%) JPA
7 3 (17.65%) jQuery
7 3 (17.65%) Apache CXF
7 3 (17.65%) JAXB
7 3 (17.65%) EJB
8 2 (11.76%) .NET
8 2 (11.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Fixed Income
2 2 (11.76%) RIA
2 2 (11.76%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.88%) iPhone
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Equities
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) UNIX
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) TDD
2 7 (41.18%) UML
3 6 (35.29%) OO
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) BDD
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (23.53%) SOA
5 3 (17.65%) MVC
6 2 (11.76%) Workflow
6 2 (11.76%) Change Control
7 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
7 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
7 1 (5.88%) Process Management
7 1 (5.88%) E-business
7 1 (5.88%) Data Security
7 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) Groovy
4 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) KVM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) JBoss
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) Murex
3 5 (29.41%) Fidessa
3 5 (29.41%) Bloomberg
4 4 (23.53%) Sybase
5 2 (11.76%) GoldenSource
5 2 (11.76%) Intalio
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) ESRI
6 1 (5.88%) VMware
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix