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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Transaction API (JTA)
Rank 629 638 629
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing JTA 9 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.009% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.059% 0.032% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £650 £300 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -53.84%
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
15246 15434 14997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.51% 27.49% 27.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10737 10309 9776
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 222 219
Median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £18.40 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 1 July 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 3 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 1 July 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 +8 9 £650 +116.66%
London -5 8 £650 +116.66%
Docklands, London +10 1 - -

JTA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 18 (81.82%) Web Services
2 18 (81.82%) Spring
3 17 (77.27%) REST
3 17 (77.27%) WebLogic
4 16 (72.73%) JMS
4 16 (72.73%) JPA
5 15 (68.18%) Java EE
5 15 (68.18%) SOAP
5 15 (68.18%) Oracle
6 13 (59.09%) XML
6 13 (59.09%) Oracle Database
7 12 (54.55%) XSD
7 12 (54.55%) JUnit
7 12 (54.55%) SQL
7 12 (54.55%) Static Code Analysis
8 11 (50.00%) XSL
9 10 (45.45%) Linux
9 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
9 10 (45.45%) SDLC
10 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (40.91%) Defect Tracking
10 9 (40.91%) Middleware
10 9 (40.91%) Maven
11 8 (36.36%) Content Management
11 8 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
11 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
11 8 (36.36%) Workflow
11 8 (36.36%) PL/SQL

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 17 (77.27%) WebLogic
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (27.27%) Liferay
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (18.18%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (13.64%) JBoss
5 3 (13.64%) Mule
6 2 (9.09%) GlassFish
6 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
6 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (4.55%) Apache
7 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) LDAP
2 4 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle Database
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (9.09%) MySQL
4 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) JUnit
2 9 (40.91%) Maven
3 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 6 (27.27%) SoapUI
5 3 (13.64%) JMeter
5 3 (13.64%) Protractor
5 3 (13.64%) Selenium
5 3 (13.64%) Subversion
6 2 (9.09%) CruiseControl
6 2 (9.09%) Grunt
6 2 (9.09%) gulp
6 2 (9.09%) Hudson
6 2 (9.09%) jMock
7 1 (4.55%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (4.55%) DbUnit
7 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (22.73%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Dutch Language
4 1 (4.55%) French Language
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Architect
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
1 11 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Software Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Java Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Integration Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Java Middleware Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Java Software Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Middleware Developer
5 3 (13.64%) WebLogic Architect
5 3 (13.64%) WebLogic Developer
6 2 (9.09%) EAI Developer
6 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce Architect
6 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Java Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Programme Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior WebLogic Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Web Content Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) Spring
1 18 (81.82%) Web Services
2 17 (77.27%) REST
3 16 (72.73%) JMS
3 16 (72.73%) JPA
4 15 (68.18%) Java EE
4 15 (68.18%) SOAP
5 13 (59.09%) XML
6 12 (54.55%) XSD
7 11 (50.00%) XSL
8 9 (40.91%) Middleware
9 7 (31.82%) AngularJS
9 7 (31.82%) Hibernate
10 5 (22.73%) J2EE
11 4 (18.18%) Apache Camel
11 4 (18.18%) JAX-RS
11 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (13.64%) Ajax
12 3 (13.64%) EJB
12 3 (13.64%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.09%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Static Code Analysis
2 10 (45.45%) SDLC
3 9 (40.91%) Defect Tracking
4 8 (36.36%) Content Management
4 8 (36.36%) Workflow
5 7 (31.82%) SOA
6 6 (27.27%) UML
7 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (18.18%) BDD
7 4 (18.18%) EAI
7 4 (18.18%) TDD
8 3 (13.64%) BPMN
8 3 (13.64%) Data Management
8 3 (13.64%) High Availability
8 3 (13.64%) Master Data Management
8 3 (13.64%) OO
9 2 (9.09%) ArchiMate
9 2 (9.09%) Build Automation
9 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 2 (9.09%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 8 (36.36%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Informatica
3 2 (9.09%) ATG
3 2 (9.09%) Axway
3 2 (9.09%) Demandware
3 2 (9.09%) hybris
3 2 (9.09%) IBM
3 2 (9.09%) Murex
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) Sybase