The table below looks at the statistics for JTA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JTA over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Transaction API (JTA)
Rank 601 577 588
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Contract jobs citing JTA 5 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.028% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.032% 0.098% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £350 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £328 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £350 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%

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
15699 15243 15940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.31% 28.86% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10130 9794 9627
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 273 369
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £17.50 £16.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

JTA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JTA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JTA within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

JTA Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JTA within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 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
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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
England -14 3 £650 +85.71%
London +9 2 £650 -

JTA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 14 (93.33%) Java
1 14 (93.33%) JMS
2 13 (86.67%) UML
2 13 (86.67%) OO
2 13 (86.67%) JBoss
2 13 (86.67%) Java EE
2 13 (86.67%) BDD
3 12 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 12 (80.00%) Middleware
3 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (80.00%) TDD
4 11 (73.33%) JTS
5 10 (66.67%) Web Services
5 10 (66.67%) UNIX
5 10 (66.67%) Spring
6 8 (53.33%) Linux
6 8 (53.33%) Hibernate
7 7 (46.67%) Banking
7 7 (46.67%) Front Office
7 7 (46.67%) Murex
7 7 (46.67%) Fidessa
7 7 (46.67%) Bloomberg
7 7 (46.67%) Sybase
7 7 (46.67%) JUnit
7 7 (46.67%) Investment Banking
7 7 (46.67%) REST
8 6 (40.00%) jMock
8 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (40.00%) XML
8 6 (40.00%) Finance

JTA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 3 (20.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic Integration
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Process Server
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Mule
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (6.67%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) JUnit
2 6 (40.00%) jMock
3 5 (33.33%) Subversion
4 3 (20.00%) Maven
4 3 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (6.67%) Mockito
5 1 (6.67%) Hudson
5 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.67%) FitNesse
5 1 (6.67%) Ant
General
1 7 (46.67%) Front Office
1 7 (46.67%) Banking
1 7 (46.67%) Investment Banking
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Advertising
4 2 (13.33%) Back Office
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Middleware Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
6 1 (6.67%) SOA Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) SOA Technical Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) JMS
2 13 (86.67%) Java EE
3 12 (80.00%) Middleware
4 11 (73.33%) JTS
5 10 (66.67%) Web Services
5 10 (66.67%) Spring
6 8 (53.33%) Hibernate
7 7 (46.67%) REST
8 6 (40.00%) XML
9 4 (26.67%) XSLT
10 3 (20.00%) MSMQ
10 3 (20.00%) J2EE
10 3 (20.00%) EJB
10 3 (20.00%) JSP
10 3 (20.00%) SOAP
10 3 (20.00%) Spring Web Flow
10 3 (20.00%) JPA
11 2 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (13.33%) WCF
11 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 3 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) Reference Data
3 2 (13.33%) DataPower
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) UNIX
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) UML
1 13 (86.67%) OO
1 13 (86.67%) BDD
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) SOA
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) Change Control
4 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (13.33%) BPEL
5 2 (13.33%) AOP
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) EAI
5 2 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Management
6 1 (6.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) JBoss
2 7 (46.67%) Sybase
2 7 (46.67%) Bloomberg
2 7 (46.67%) Murex
2 7 (46.67%) Fidessa
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) GoldenSource
4 2 (13.33%) Yahoo!
4 2 (13.33%) Google
4 2 (13.33%) Kony