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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Transaction API (JTA)
Rank 646 659 634
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -25
Contract jobs citing JTA 7 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.007% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.043% 0.024% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Median daily rate £550 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £350
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
16430 16374 15779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.78% 28.23% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11390 11281 10291
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 299 178
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.33 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

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
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 5 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 29 September 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 +15 7 £550 - 2
London -3 5 £550 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 - -

JTA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 15 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) Web Services
3 11 (73.33%) WebLogic
3 11 (73.33%) Spring
3 11 (73.33%) Java EE
4 10 (66.67%) JPA
4 10 (66.67%) XML
4 10 (66.67%) JMS
4 10 (66.67%) REST
5 9 (60.00%) Oracle
5 9 (60.00%) Hibernate
6 8 (53.33%) J2EE
6 8 (53.33%) JUnit
6 8 (53.33%) Middleware
6 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database
6 8 (53.33%) SDLC
7 7 (46.67%) SOA
7 7 (46.67%) XSD
7 7 (46.67%) SOAP
8 6 (40.00%) Maven
8 6 (40.00%) Linux
8 6 (40.00%) XSL
8 6 (40.00%) EJB
8 6 (40.00%) SQL
8 6 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
8 6 (40.00%) Static Code Analysis
9 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 5 (33.33%) Servlets

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 11 (73.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (26.67%) JBoss
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (20.00%) GlassFish
3 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (13.33%) Apache
4 2 (13.33%) Confluence
4 2 (13.33%) Mule
5 1 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Liferay
5 1 (6.67%) OpenCms
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (6.67%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) LDAP
2 4 (26.67%) HTTP
3 2 (13.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (13.33%) MySQL
4 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) JUnit
2 6 (40.00%) Maven
3 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (26.67%) Hudson
4 4 (26.67%) SoapUI
5 3 (20.00%) JIRA
5 3 (20.00%) Protractor
5 3 (20.00%) Subversion
6 2 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (13.33%) CruiseControl
6 2 (13.33%) FishEye
6 2 (13.33%) Grunt
6 2 (13.33%) gulp
6 2 (13.33%) jMock
7 1 (6.67%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (6.67%) DbUnit
7 1 (6.67%) JProfiler
7 1 (6.67%) LoadUI
7 1 (6.67%) VisualVM
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Front Office
2 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Dutch Language
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) French Language
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.67%) Publishing
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
1 7 (46.67%) Java Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce Architect
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Java Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Software Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (13.33%) WebLogic Architect
4 2 (13.33%) WebLogic Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Informatica Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Java Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior WebLogic Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) Web Services
2 11 (73.33%) Java EE
2 11 (73.33%) Spring
3 10 (66.67%) JMS
3 10 (66.67%) JPA
3 10 (66.67%) REST
3 10 (66.67%) XML
4 9 (60.00%) Hibernate
5 8 (53.33%) J2EE
5 8 (53.33%) Middleware
6 7 (46.67%) SOAP
6 7 (46.67%) XSD
7 6 (40.00%) EJB
7 6 (40.00%) XSL
8 5 (33.33%) Servlets
9 4 (26.67%) JSP
9 4 (26.67%) Struts
10 3 (20.00%) HTML
10 3 (20.00%) JAAS
10 3 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
2 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (6.67%) DataPower
3 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) SDLC
2 7 (46.67%) SOA
3 6 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
3 6 (40.00%) Static Code Analysis
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) OO
5 4 (26.67%) UML
6 3 (20.00%) BDD
6 3 (20.00%) Data Management
6 3 (20.00%) High Availability
6 3 (20.00%) Master Data Management
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) Build Automation
7 2 (13.33%) Content Management
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (13.33%) RUP
7 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (20.00%) Informatica
3 2 (13.33%) ATG
3 2 (13.33%) Atlassian
3 2 (13.33%) Demandware
3 2 (13.33%) hybris
3 2 (13.33%) Murex
3 2 (13.33%) Sybase
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe
4 1 (6.67%) Axway
4 1 (6.67%) FatWire
4 1 (6.67%) Kony
4 1 (6.67%) MuleSoft
4 1 (6.67%) Vignette