The table below looks at the statistics for JTA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JTA over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Transaction API (JTA)
UK
Rank 594 610 586
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Contract jobs citing JTA 3 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.024% 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.022% 0.082% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 10
Median daily rate £338 £425 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +39.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-20.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13765 14661 13927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.75% 28.86% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9459 10107 9416
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 261 184
Median hourly rate £38.00 £38.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.64 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

JTA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing JTA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JTA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JTA
Daily Rate Trend

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

JTA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JTA
Hourly Rate Trend

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

JTA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

JTA
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JTA within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 3 £338 -20.58%
London +6 2 £338 -19.16%
Knutsford - 1 £338 -
Cheshire - 1 £338 -
North West - 1 £338 -

JTA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JTA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for JTA.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) Java EE
3 7 (77.78%) Spring
3 7 (77.78%) JMS
3 7 (77.78%) Hibernate
4 6 (66.67%) OO
4 6 (66.67%) XML
4 6 (66.67%) UML
4 6 (66.67%) J2EE
4 6 (66.67%) JPA
4 6 (66.67%) REST
4 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
5 5 (55.56%) BDD
5 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (55.56%) TDD
5 5 (55.56%) JUnit
5 5 (55.56%) WebLogic
5 5 (55.56%) EJB
5 5 (55.56%) JBoss
5 5 (55.56%) SOA
5 5 (55.56%) Middleware
6 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
6 4 (44.44%) Servlets
6 4 (44.44%) Struts
6 4 (44.44%) Oracle
6 4 (44.44%) Sybase
6 4 (44.44%) JSF
6 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
6 4 (44.44%) AOP

JTA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) JBoss
1 5 (55.56%) WebLogic
2 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
3 3 (33.33%) Apache
3 3 (33.33%) GlassFish
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (33.33%) WebLogic Integration
3 3 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (22.22%) Confluence
5 1 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Alfresco
5 1 (11.11%) CMS
5 1 (11.11%) Magnolia
5 1 (11.11%) OpenCms
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (11.11%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) AMQP
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
3 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (22.22%) DB2
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) Big Data
5 1 (11.11%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) JUnit
2 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 3 (33.33%) Maven
3 2 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (22.22%) FishEye
3 2 (22.22%) Hudson
3 2 (22.22%) jMock
3 2 (22.22%) Subversion
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (11.11%) JProfiler
4 1 (11.11%) LoadUI
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
4 1 (11.11%) VisualVM
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Front Office
2 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Prime Brokerage
3 1 (11.11%) Publishing
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Java Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Architect
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Java Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Java Software Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Java Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Software Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Java EE
1 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) Hibernate
2 7 (77.78%) JMS
2 7 (77.78%) Spring
3 6 (66.67%) J2EE
3 6 (66.67%) JPA
3 6 (66.67%) REST
3 6 (66.67%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) EJB
4 5 (55.56%) Middleware
5 4 (44.44%) JSF
5 4 (44.44%) Servlets
5 4 (44.44%) Struts
6 3 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (33.33%) Spring Web Flow
6 3 (33.33%) Struts2
6 3 (33.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) DataPower
1 3 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Derivative
2 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
3 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) OO
1 6 (66.67%) UML
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) BDD
2 5 (55.56%) SOA
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) AOP
4 3 (33.33%) BPEL
4 3 (33.33%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 3 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) SOLID
5 2 (22.22%) Content Management
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) Sybase
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Kony
3 2 (22.22%) Atlassian
3 2 (22.22%) Google
3 2 (22.22%) Murex
3 2 (22.22%) Yahoo!
4 1 (11.11%) Adobe
4 1 (11.11%) FatWire
4 1 (11.11%) MuleSoft
4 1 (11.11%) Vignette