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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Transaction API (JTA)
Rank 565 544 538
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -6
Contract jobs citing JTA 18 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.019% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.069% 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 - - -

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
13821 12977 12603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.08% 26.94% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9280 8153 7957
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
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 190 267 323
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £14.03 £19.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.90 £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

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 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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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 +9 18 £305 -31.46%
England -9 18 £305 -31.46% 1

JTA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 24 (96.00%) Java
1 24 (96.00%) JMS
2 22 (88.00%) XML
3 21 (84.00%) SOAP
3 21 (84.00%) Web Services
3 21 (84.00%) Oracle
3 21 (84.00%) JPA
4 20 (80.00%) Java EE
4 20 (80.00%) Spring
5 19 (76.00%) Maven
5 19 (76.00%) REST
5 19 (76.00%) WebLogic
6 17 (68.00%) PL/SQL
6 17 (68.00%) SQL
6 17 (68.00%) Linux
6 17 (68.00%) Oracle Database
7 16 (64.00%) JUnit
7 16 (64.00%) Git (software)
8 15 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (60.00%) XSL
9 13 (52.00%) XSD
10 12 (48.00%) XML Messaging
10 12 (48.00%) Static Code Analysis
11 10 (40.00%) Mule
12 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (36.00%) Apache Camel
13 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
14 7 (28.00%) Finance
14 7 (28.00%) ActiveMQ
14 7 (28.00%) Axway

JTA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 19 (76.00%) WebLogic
2 10 (40.00%) Mule
3 5 (20.00%) JBoss
4 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (12.00%) Apache
5 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (8.00%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (8.00%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (8.00%) GlassFish
6 1 (4.00%) WildFly
6 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) AMQP
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (68.00%) Oracle Database
2 15 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.00%) MySQL
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.00%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Maven
2 16 (64.00%) JUnit
2 16 (64.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.00%) jMock
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (4.00%) Arquillian
5 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.00%) Hudson
5 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
5 1 (4.00%) Subversion
5 1 (4.00%) Ant
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.00%) Greek Language
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Architect
4 5 (20.00%) Software Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Architect
6 1 (4.00%) SOA Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) SOA Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) JMS
2 22 (88.00%) XML
3 21 (84.00%) SOAP
3 21 (84.00%) Web Services
3 21 (84.00%) JPA
4 20 (80.00%) Java EE
4 20 (80.00%) Spring
5 19 (76.00%) REST
6 15 (60.00%) XSL
7 13 (52.00%) XSD
8 12 (48.00%) XML Messaging
9 9 (36.00%) Apache Camel
10 7 (28.00%) ActiveMQ
11 5 (20.00%) J2EE
12 4 (16.00%) EJB
13 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 3 (12.00%) jQuery
13 3 (12.00%) Middleware
13 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
13 3 (12.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) DataPower
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (8.00%) Reference Data
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Pharmacovigilance
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 4 (16.00%) UML
2 4 (16.00%) OO
2 4 (16.00%) SOA
3 3 (12.00%) BDD
3 3 (12.00%) Business Development
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) TDD
3 3 (12.00%) AOP
3 3 (12.00%) MVC
4 2 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.00%) BPEL
4 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (8.00%) Test Management
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.00%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) Java
2 17 (68.00%) PL/SQL
2 17 (68.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Oracle
2 7 (28.00%) Axway
2 7 (28.00%) Atomikos
3 3 (12.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) Sybase
4 2 (8.00%) GoldenSource
4 2 (8.00%) Yahoo!
4 2 (8.00%) Google
4 2 (8.00%) Kony
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat