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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Transaction API (JTA)
Rank 576 551 547
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -4
Contract jobs citing JTA 9 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.021% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.065% 0.074% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
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£550 - £625
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 - £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 - £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 -
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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
13936 13530 13672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.74% 28.47% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9621 8941 8480
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 252 333
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 £16.79 £17.04 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 November 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 10 (90.91%) Java
1 10 (90.91%) JMS
2 9 (81.82%) Java EE
3 7 (63.64%) JUnit
3 7 (63.64%) XML
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle
4 6 (54.55%) Linux
4 6 (54.55%) Web Services
4 6 (54.55%) Spring
5 5 (45.45%) Mule
5 5 (45.45%) Maven
5 5 (45.45%) JPA
5 5 (45.45%) JBoss
5 5 (45.45%) SOAP
6 4 (36.36%) UML
6 4 (36.36%) OO
6 4 (36.36%) JTS
6 4 (36.36%) Sybase
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 4 (36.36%) REST
6 4 (36.36%) Apache Camel
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
7 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
7 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
7 3 (27.27%) Static Code Analysis
7 3 (27.27%) BDD
7 3 (27.27%) jMock
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (27.27%) Hibernate

JTA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (45.45%) JBoss
1 5 (45.45%) Mule
2 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
3 1 (9.09%) WildFly
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) JUnit
2 5 (45.45%) Maven
3 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 3 (27.27%) jMock
4 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 2 (18.18%) Subversion
6 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
6 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (9.09%) Hudson
6 1 (9.09%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (9.09%) Arquillian
6 1 (9.09%) Ant
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 1 (9.09%) Front Office
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Java Architect
4 1 (9.09%) SOA Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Architect
4 1 (9.09%) SOA Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) JMS
2 9 (81.82%) Java EE
3 7 (63.64%) XML
4 6 (54.55%) Spring
4 6 (54.55%) Web Services
5 5 (45.45%) JPA
5 5 (45.45%) SOAP
6 4 (36.36%) JTS
6 4 (36.36%) REST
6 4 (36.36%) Apache Camel
7 3 (27.27%) XSD
7 3 (27.27%) XSL
7 3 (27.27%) XSLT
7 3 (27.27%) J2EE
7 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
7 3 (27.27%) Middleware
8 2 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (18.18%) XML Messaging
8 2 (18.18%) EJB
8 2 (18.18%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
1 2 (18.18%) Reference Data
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) DataPower
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) UML
1 4 (36.36%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) BDD
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) TDD
2 3 (27.27%) Static Code Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) EAI
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) AOP
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Sybase
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) GoldenSource
4 2 (18.18%) Axway
4 2 (18.18%) Atomikos
5 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Murex
5 1 (9.09%) Fidessa