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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Transaction API (JTA)
Rank 608 559 565
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +6
Contract jobs citing JTA 7 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.019% 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.045% 0.066% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 9
Average daily rate
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£538 £350 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £350 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.50%

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
15521 15181 15281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 29.01% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10288 9859 9171
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 276 389
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.26 £17.91 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014. 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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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
England -31 5 £575 +64.28% 1
London +17 2 £650 -

JTA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 10 (90.91%) Java
1 10 (90.91%) JMS
2 9 (81.82%) Java EE
3 8 (72.73%) OO
3 8 (72.73%) JBoss
3 8 (72.73%) UML
4 7 (63.64%) Middleware
4 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (63.64%) TDD
4 7 (63.64%) Web Services
4 7 (63.64%) BDD
4 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
5 6 (54.55%) JTS
6 5 (45.45%) Hibernate
6 5 (45.45%) Finance
6 5 (45.45%) XML
6 5 (45.45%) UNIX
6 5 (45.45%) Linux
6 5 (45.45%) Oracle
6 5 (45.45%) Sybase
6 5 (45.45%) JUnit
6 5 (45.45%) Spring
7 4 (36.36%) jMock
7 4 (36.36%) REST
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 4 (36.36%) J2EE
7 4 (36.36%) SOA
7 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
8 3 (27.27%) IBM
8 3 (27.27%) Fixed Income

JTA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) JBoss
2 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
3 2 (18.18%) GlassFish
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 2 (18.18%) Apache
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (18.18%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (18.18%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (9.09%) WildFly
4 1 (9.09%) Mule
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) MySQL
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
5 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 1 (9.09%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) JUnit
2 4 (36.36%) jMock
3 3 (27.27%) Subversion
4 2 (18.18%) Maven
5 1 (9.09%) Ant
5 1 (9.09%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (9.09%) Arquillian
5 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (9.09%) Hudson
5 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Front Office
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Middleware Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SOA Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SOA Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) JMS
2 9 (81.82%) Java EE
3 7 (63.64%) Middleware
3 7 (63.64%) Web Services
4 6 (54.55%) JTS
5 5 (45.45%) Hibernate
5 5 (45.45%) XML
5 5 (45.45%) Spring
6 4 (36.36%) REST
6 4 (36.36%) J2EE
7 3 (27.27%) XSLT
7 3 (27.27%) EJB
7 3 (27.27%) SOAP
7 3 (27.27%) JPA
7 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (18.18%) Ajax
8 2 (18.18%) JSF
8 2 (18.18%) Dojo
8 2 (18.18%) YUI
8 2 (18.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Fixed Income
1 3 (27.27%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (27.27%) DataPower
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) Reference Data
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) OO
1 8 (72.73%) UML
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) TDD
2 7 (63.64%) BDD
3 4 (36.36%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) AOP
5 2 (18.18%) BPEL
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (18.18%) EAI
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Integration Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Management
6 1 (9.09%) Change Control
6 1 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) Sybase
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Yahoo!
4 2 (18.18%) Google
4 2 (18.18%) GoldenSource
4 2 (18.18%) Kony
4 2 (18.18%) Murex
4 2 (18.18%) Fidessa
4 2 (18.18%) Bloomberg
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