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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Transaction API (JTA)
Rank 539 530 521
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing JTA 18 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.020% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.074% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
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£305 £445 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
12432 12178 11781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.27% 27.31% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8435 7786 7583
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 252 317
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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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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 +29 18 £305 -31.46%
JTA
UK

JTA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 22 (95.65%) Java
1 22 (95.65%) JMS
2 20 (86.96%) XML
3 19 (82.61%) Oracle
3 19 (82.61%) SOAP
3 19 (82.61%) Web Services
3 19 (82.61%) Maven
3 19 (82.61%) JPA
4 18 (78.26%) Java EE
4 18 (78.26%) Spring
5 17 (73.91%) WebLogic
5 17 (73.91%) Linux
5 17 (73.91%) REST
6 16 (69.57%) Git (software)
6 16 (69.57%) JUnit
7 15 (65.22%) PL/SQL
7 15 (65.22%) SQL
7 15 (65.22%) XSL
7 15 (65.22%) Oracle Database
7 15 (65.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (56.52%) XSD
9 12 (52.17%) XML Messaging
9 12 (52.17%) Static Code Analysis
10 10 (43.48%) Mule
11 9 (39.13%) Apache Camel
11 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
13 7 (30.43%) ActiveMQ
13 7 (30.43%) Atomikos
13 7 (30.43%) Axway

JTA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 17 (73.91%) WebLogic
2 10 (43.48%) Mule
3 3 (13.04%) JBoss
4 1 (4.35%) WildFly
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) AMQP
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) Oracle Database
1 15 (65.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 19 (82.61%) Maven
2 16 (69.57%) Git (software)
2 16 (69.57%) JUnit
3 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.70%) jMock
5 1 (4.35%) Arquillian
5 1 (4.35%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (4.35%) Hudson
5 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.35%) FitNesse
5 1 (4.35%) Subversion
5 1 (4.35%) Ant
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.35%) Greek Language
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Java Developer
3 8 (34.78%) Architect
4 5 (21.74%) Software Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Java Architect
6 1 (4.35%) SOA Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (4.35%) SOA Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) JMS
2 20 (86.96%) XML
3 19 (82.61%) SOAP
3 19 (82.61%) Web Services
3 19 (82.61%) JPA
4 18 (78.26%) Java EE
4 18 (78.26%) Spring
5 17 (73.91%) REST
6 15 (65.22%) XSL
7 13 (56.52%) XSD
8 12 (52.17%) XML Messaging
9 9 (39.13%) Apache Camel
10 7 (30.43%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (13.04%) J2EE
12 2 (8.70%) EJB
12 2 (8.70%) XSLT
12 2 (8.70%) MSMQ
12 2 (8.70%) JTS
12 2 (8.70%) JAX-WS
13 1 (4.35%) Apache Commons
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.35%) DataPower
3 1 (4.35%) Pharmacovigilance
3 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Static Code Analysis
2 3 (13.04%) Business Development
3 2 (8.70%) UML
3 2 (8.70%) OO
3 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
3 2 (8.70%) SOA
3 2 (8.70%) Integration Acceptance Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
3 2 (8.70%) Test Management
3 2 (8.70%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (8.70%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (4.35%) Change Control
4 1 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (4.35%) BDD
4 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Data Management
4 1 (4.35%) AOP
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) Java
2 15 (65.22%) PL/SQL
2 15 (65.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) Atomikos
2 7 (30.43%) Axway
3 2 (8.70%) Sybase
3 2 (8.70%) GoldenSource
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) IBM