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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Transaction API (JTA)
Rank 632 629 615
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs citing JTA 15 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.013% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.098% 0.047% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Median daily rate £428 £225 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -64.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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
15308 14976 14857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.54% 26.82% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10705 9692 9726
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 203 204
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.30 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

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
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 4 May 2016.

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 4 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 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -13 15 £428 +90.00%
London -1 14 £428 +90.00%
Docklands, London - 2 £395 -
City of London - 1 - -

JTA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (86.36%) Spring
3 18 (81.82%) JPA
3 18 (81.82%) Web Services
3 18 (81.82%) REST
4 17 (77.27%) SOAP
4 17 (77.27%) JMS
5 16 (72.73%) Oracle
5 16 (72.73%) Java EE
6 15 (68.18%) SQL
6 15 (68.18%) WebLogic
6 15 (68.18%) XML
7 14 (63.64%) JUnit
8 13 (59.09%) Oracle Database
9 12 (54.55%) Static Code Analysis
9 12 (54.55%) XSD
10 11 (50.00%) XSL
10 11 (50.00%) Linux
10 11 (50.00%) Maven
10 11 (50.00%) SDLC
11 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
11 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
11 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
12 9 (40.91%) Workflow
12 9 (40.91%) PL/SQL
12 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (40.91%) Content Management
12 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (40.91%) Defect Tracking
13 8 (36.36%) AngularJS

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 15 (68.18%) WebLogic
2 7 (31.82%) Liferay
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (22.73%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (18.18%) JBoss
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (13.64%) Mule
6 2 (9.09%) Apache
6 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
7 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
7 1 (4.55%) Node.js
7 1 (4.55%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) LDAP
2 4 (18.18%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle Database
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (36.36%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
5 2 (9.09%) DB2
5 2 (9.09%) MySQL
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.55%) DataStage
6 1 (4.55%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) JUnit
2 11 (50.00%) Maven
3 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
3 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 6 (27.27%) SoapUI
5 4 (18.18%) JMeter
5 4 (18.18%) Selenium
6 3 (13.64%) Grunt
6 3 (13.64%) Protractor
6 3 (13.64%) Subversion
7 2 (9.09%) CruiseControl
7 2 (9.09%) DbUnit
7 2 (9.09%) gulp
7 2 (9.09%) Hudson
7 2 (9.09%) jMock
8 1 (4.55%) AccuRev
8 1 (4.55%) Ant
8 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
8 1 (4.55%) HttpUnit
8 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 6 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (18.18%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Dutch Language
4 1 (4.55%) French Language
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
1 13 (59.09%) Java Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Architect
3 9 (40.91%) Software Architect
4 5 (22.73%) Java Architect
5 4 (18.18%) Integration Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Java Middleware Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Java Software Architect
5 4 (18.18%) Middleware Developer
6 3 (13.64%) WebLogic Architect
6 3 (13.64%) WebLogic Developer
7 2 (9.09%) EAI Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Data Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Programme Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Web Content Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) Spring
2 18 (81.82%) JPA
2 18 (81.82%) REST
2 18 (81.82%) Web Services
3 17 (77.27%) JMS
3 17 (77.27%) SOAP
4 16 (72.73%) Java EE
5 15 (68.18%) XML
6 12 (54.55%) XSD
7 11 (50.00%) XSL
8 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
9 7 (31.82%) Hibernate
9 7 (31.82%) Middleware
10 5 (22.73%) J2EE
10 5 (22.73%) JAX-RS
10 5 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (18.18%) Apache Camel
12 3 (13.64%) HTML
12 3 (13.64%) Struts
12 3 (13.64%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.09%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Static Code Analysis
2 11 (50.00%) SDLC
3 9 (40.91%) Content Management
3 9 (40.91%) Defect Tracking
3 9 (40.91%) Workflow
4 8 (36.36%) UML
5 7 (31.82%) SOA
6 6 (27.27%) TDD
7 5 (22.73%) EAI
8 4 (18.18%) BDD
8 4 (18.18%) BPMN
8 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (18.18%) OO
9 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.64%) ArchiMate
9 3 (13.64%) High Availability
10 2 (9.09%) Build Automation
10 2 (9.09%) Data Management
10 2 (9.09%) Migration
10 2 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (68.18%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 9 (40.91%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.55%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Axway
2 2 (9.09%) Informatica
2 2 (9.09%) Murex
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.09%) Sybase
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) TIBCO