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 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Transaction API (JTA)
Rank 638 642 599
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -43
Contract jobs citing JTA 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.007% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.032% 0.026% 0.027%
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
15657 15670 14656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.93% 27.52% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10952 10538 9499
Median daily rate £415 £397 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.53% +5.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 220 208
Median hourly rate £38.75 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £16.51 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 24 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 2 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 24 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
London +2 5 £650 +116.66% 1
England -14 5 £650 +116.66% 1

JTA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 21 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (80.95%) Web Services
2 17 (80.95%) Spring
3 16 (76.19%) REST
3 16 (76.19%) WebLogic
4 15 (71.43%) JMS
4 15 (71.43%) Java EE
4 15 (71.43%) JPA
5 14 (66.67%) SOAP
5 14 (66.67%) Oracle
6 13 (61.90%) Oracle Database
7 12 (57.14%) XML
7 12 (57.14%) XSD
8 11 (52.38%) XSL
8 11 (52.38%) JUnit
8 11 (52.38%) SQL
8 11 (52.38%) Static Code Analysis
9 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
9 10 (47.62%) Linux
10 9 (42.86%) Middleware
10 9 (42.86%) SDLC
11 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (38.10%) Defect Tracking
11 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
11 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
11 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (38.10%) Maven
12 7 (33.33%) Hibernate
12 7 (33.33%) Content Management
12 7 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus

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%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (23.81%) Liferay
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (19.05%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (14.29%) JBoss
5 3 (14.29%) Mule
6 2 (9.52%) GlassFish
6 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
6 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (4.76%) Apache
7 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) LDAP
2 4 (19.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) Oracle Database
2 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (9.52%) MySQL
4 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) JUnit
2 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
2 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 8 (38.10%) Maven
3 6 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 3 (14.29%) JMeter
4 3 (14.29%) Protractor
4 3 (14.29%) Selenium
4 3 (14.29%) Subversion
5 2 (9.52%) CruiseControl
5 2 (9.52%) Grunt
5 2 (9.52%) gulp
5 2 (9.52%) Hudson
5 2 (9.52%) jMock
6 1 (4.76%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (4.76%) DbUnit
6 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (23.81%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (14.29%) Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Dutch Language
4 1 (4.76%) French Language
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
1 11 (52.38%) Java Developer
2 10 (47.62%) Architect
3 7 (33.33%) Software Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Integration Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Java Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Java Middleware Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Middleware Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Java Software Architect
5 3 (14.29%) WebLogic Architect
5 3 (14.29%) WebLogic Developer
6 2 (9.52%) EAI Developer
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce Architect
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) Spring
1 17 (80.95%) Web Services
2 16 (76.19%) REST
3 15 (71.43%) Java EE
3 15 (71.43%) JMS
3 15 (71.43%) JPA
4 14 (66.67%) SOAP
5 12 (57.14%) XML
5 12 (57.14%) XSD
6 11 (52.38%) XSL
7 9 (42.86%) Middleware
8 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 7 (33.33%) Hibernate
9 5 (23.81%) J2EE
10 4 (19.05%) Apache Camel
10 4 (19.05%) JAX-RS
10 4 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (14.29%) Ajax
11 3 (14.29%) EJB
11 3 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Data Integration
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Static Code Analysis
2 9 (42.86%) SDLC
3 8 (38.10%) Defect Tracking
4 7 (33.33%) Content Management
4 7 (33.33%) SOA
4 7 (33.33%) Workflow
5 5 (23.81%) UML
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (19.05%) BDD
6 4 (19.05%) EAI
6 4 (19.05%) TDD
7 3 (14.29%) BPMN
7 3 (14.29%) Data Management
7 3 (14.29%) High Availability
7 3 (14.29%) Master Data Management
7 3 (14.29%) OO
8 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
8 2 (9.52%) Migration
8 2 (9.52%) RUP
8 2 (9.52%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
4 7 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Informatica
3 2 (9.52%) ATG
3 2 (9.52%) Axway
3 2 (9.52%) Demandware
3 2 (9.52%) hybris
3 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) Murex
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) Sybase