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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Transaction API (JTA)
Rank 637 620 610
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Contract jobs citing JTA 7 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.005% 0.015%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.047% 0.020% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £555 £225 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+146.66% -64.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £225 £628
10% offered a daily rate of more than £631 £225 £648
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
14874 14894 14851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 27.03% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10553 9808 9867
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 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 208 185
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 30 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 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 30 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 +11 7 £555 +146.66%
London +6 6 £555 +146.66%
Docklands, London - 1 - -

JTA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 21 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (85.71%) Spring
3 17 (80.95%) REST
3 17 (80.95%) Web Services
4 16 (76.19%) JMS
4 16 (76.19%) WebLogic
4 16 (76.19%) JPA
5 15 (71.43%) Java EE
5 15 (71.43%) SOAP
5 15 (71.43%) Oracle
6 13 (61.90%) JUnit
6 13 (61.90%) SQL
6 13 (61.90%) XML
6 13 (61.90%) Oracle Database
7 12 (57.14%) XSD
7 12 (57.14%) Static Code Analysis
8 11 (52.38%) XSL
8 11 (52.38%) Linux
9 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
9 10 (47.62%) Maven
9 10 (47.62%) SDLC
10 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (42.86%) Defect Tracking
10 9 (42.86%) Content Management
10 9 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
10 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
10 9 (42.86%) PL/SQL
10 9 (42.86%) Workflow
11 8 (38.10%) Middleware

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 16 (76.19%) WebLogic
2 7 (33.33%) Liferay
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (23.81%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (14.29%) JBoss
5 3 (14.29%) Mule
6 1 (4.76%) Apache
6 1 (4.76%) GlassFish
6 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
6 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
6 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) LDAP
2 3 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) Oracle Database
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (9.52%) MySQL
4 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) JUnit
2 10 (47.62%) Maven
3 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 6 (28.57%) SoapUI
5 4 (19.05%) JMeter
5 4 (19.05%) Selenium
6 3 (14.29%) Subversion
7 2 (9.52%) CruiseControl
7 2 (9.52%) Grunt
7 2 (9.52%) gulp
7 2 (9.52%) Hudson
7 2 (9.52%) jMock
7 2 (9.52%) Protractor
8 1 (4.76%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (4.76%) DbUnit
8 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Dutch Language
4 1 (4.76%) French Language
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Architect
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
1 11 (52.38%) Java Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Software Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Java Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Integration Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Java Middleware Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Java Software Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Middleware Developer
5 3 (14.29%) WebLogic Architect
5 3 (14.29%) WebLogic Developer
6 2 (9.52%) EAI Developer
7 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce Architect
7 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Java Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Programme Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior WebLogic Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Web Content Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (85.71%) Spring
2 17 (80.95%) REST
2 17 (80.95%) Web Services
3 16 (76.19%) JMS
3 16 (76.19%) JPA
4 15 (71.43%) Java EE
4 15 (71.43%) SOAP
5 13 (61.90%) XML
6 12 (57.14%) XSD
7 11 (52.38%) XSL
8 8 (38.10%) Middleware
9 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
10 6 (28.57%) Hibernate
11 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (19.05%) Apache Camel
12 4 (19.05%) J2EE
12 4 (19.05%) JAX-RS
13 3 (14.29%) XML Messaging
14 2 (9.52%) Ajax
14 2 (9.52%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Static Code Analysis
2 10 (47.62%) SDLC
3 9 (42.86%) Content Management
3 9 (42.86%) Defect Tracking
3 9 (42.86%) Workflow
4 7 (33.33%) SOA
4 7 (33.33%) UML
5 4 (19.05%) BDD
5 4 (19.05%) BPMN
5 4 (19.05%) EAI
5 4 (19.05%) TDD
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) ArchiMate
6 3 (14.29%) OO
7 2 (9.52%) Build Automation
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.52%) Data Management
7 2 (9.52%) High Availability
7 2 (9.52%) Master Data Management
7 2 (9.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
3 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
4 9 (42.86%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Axway
2 2 (9.52%) Informatica
2 2 (9.52%) Murex
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.52%) Sybase
3 1 (4.76%) ATG
3 1 (4.76%) Demandware
3 1 (4.76%) hybris
3 1 (4.76%) IBM