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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Transaction API (JTA)
Rank 545 543 485
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -58
Contract jobs citing JTA 19 3 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.007% 0.071%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.024% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 19
Average daily rate
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£305 £445 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.46% +18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £445 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £445 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £379
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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UK

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
12904 12450 11108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.09% 27.22% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8595 7881 7098
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
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 176 245 287
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 18 £305 -31.46%
Yorkshire - - - - 1
JTA
UK

JTA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 27 (96.43%) Java
1 27 (96.43%) JMS
2 25 (89.29%) XML
3 24 (85.71%) SOAP
3 24 (85.71%) Web Services
4 23 (82.14%) Oracle
4 23 (82.14%) Maven
4 23 (82.14%) Spring
4 23 (82.14%) JPA
5 22 (78.57%) REST
5 22 (78.57%) Java EE
6 21 (75.00%) WebLogic
6 21 (75.00%) Linux
7 20 (71.43%) SQL
7 20 (71.43%) Git (software)
8 19 (67.86%) Oracle Database 11g
8 19 (67.86%) Oracle Database
8 19 (67.86%) PL/SQL
8 19 (67.86%) XSL
9 18 (64.29%) JUnit
10 16 (57.14%) Static Code Analysis
11 15 (53.57%) XSD
12 14 (50.00%) XML Messaging
13 11 (39.29%) Mule
13 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (35.71%) Apache Camel
15 9 (32.14%) Jenkins
16 8 (28.57%) Atomikos
16 8 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
16 8 (28.57%) Axway

JTA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 21 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 11 (39.29%) Mule
3 3 (10.71%) JBoss
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (3.57%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.57%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (67.86%) Oracle Database 11g
1 19 (67.86%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) DB2
4 1 (3.57%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 23 (82.14%) Maven
2 20 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 18 (64.29%) JUnit
4 9 (32.14%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.14%) jMock
6 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.57%) Hudson
6 1 (3.57%) Subversion
6 1 (3.57%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.57%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (3.57%) Arquillian
6 1 (3.57%) Ant
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 15 (53.57%) Java Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Software Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.57%) SOA Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (3.57%) SOA Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) TIBCO Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (96.43%) JMS
2 25 (89.29%) XML
3 24 (85.71%) SOAP
3 24 (85.71%) Web Services
4 23 (82.14%) Spring
4 23 (82.14%) JPA
5 22 (78.57%) Java EE
5 22 (78.57%) REST
6 19 (67.86%) XSL
7 15 (53.57%) XSD
8 14 (50.00%) XML Messaging
9 10 (35.71%) Apache Camel
10 8 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (14.29%) J2EE
12 2 (7.14%) EJB
12 2 (7.14%) JDBC
12 2 (7.14%) XSLT
12 2 (7.14%) MSMQ
12 2 (7.14%) JTS
12 2 (7.14%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.57%) DataPower
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.57%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Static Code Analysis
2 4 (14.29%) Business Development
3 3 (10.71%) SOA
4 2 (7.14%) UML
4 2 (7.14%) OO
4 2 (7.14%) Integration Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.14%) MVC
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) TDD
4 2 (7.14%) Test Management
4 2 (7.14%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (7.14%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.57%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.57%) BDD
5 1 (3.57%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) Java
2 20 (71.43%) SQL
3 19 (67.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Oracle
2 8 (28.57%) Axway
2 8 (28.57%) Atomikos
3 2 (7.14%) GoldenSource
3 2 (7.14%) Sybase
3 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) TIBCO