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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Transaction API (JTA)
Rank 619 591 580
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -11
Contract jobs citing JTA 7 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.041% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.048% 0.15% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 3
Average daily rate £500 £305 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.93% -31.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
14606 13867 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.39% 26.78% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9219 8392
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 196 274
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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 4 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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London -7 7 £500 +63.93% 4
England -17 7 £500 +63.93% 4
City of London +35 2 - -
Docklands, London +7 1 - -

JTA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (90.00%) JMS
3 17 (85.00%) Spring
4 16 (80.00%) SQL
5 15 (75.00%) Web Services
5 15 (75.00%) JPA
6 13 (65.00%) XML
6 13 (65.00%) SOAP
7 12 (60.00%) Oracle
7 12 (60.00%) REST
8 11 (55.00%) TDD
8 11 (55.00%) JUnit
9 10 (50.00%) Java EE
10 9 (45.00%) Hibernate
10 9 (45.00%) Linux
10 9 (45.00%) UML
10 9 (45.00%) SDLC
11 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database
11 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
11 8 (40.00%) PL/SQL
11 8 (40.00%) EAI
11 8 (40.00%) WebLogic
11 8 (40.00%) J2EE
11 8 (40.00%) Maven
12 7 (35.00%) Finance
12 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
12 7 (35.00%) JBoss
12 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
12 7 (35.00%) Jenkins

JTA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (35.00%) JBoss
3 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (20.00%) Apache
4 4 (20.00%) MQSeries
4 4 (20.00%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 2 (10.00%) Liferay
6 1 (5.00%) Node.js
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) HTTP
1 4 (20.00%) HTTPS
1 4 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (25.00%) DB2
4 4 (20.00%) DataStage
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (10.00%) MySQL
7 1 (5.00%) JasperReports
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) JUnit
2 8 (40.00%) Maven
3 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (30.00%) JMeter
4 6 (30.00%) SoapUI
5 5 (25.00%) jMock
5 5 (25.00%) Selenium
6 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (10.00%) JBehave
6 2 (10.00%) Mockito
6 2 (10.00%) Subversion
7 1 (5.00%) AccuRev
7 1 (5.00%) Ant
7 1 (5.00%) DbUnit
7 1 (5.00%) EasyMock
7 1 (5.00%) Grunt
7 1 (5.00%) HttpUnit
7 1 (5.00%) JIRA
7 1 (5.00%) Protractor
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.00%) Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (40.00%) Architect
3 8 (40.00%) Software Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Integration Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Java Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Java Middleware Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Java Software Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Middleware Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (15.00%) WebLogic Architect
6 2 (10.00%) EAI Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Data Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
7 1 (5.00%) Web Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Web Content Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) JMS
2 17 (85.00%) Spring
3 15 (75.00%) JPA
3 15 (75.00%) Web Services
4 13 (65.00%) SOAP
4 13 (65.00%) XML
5 12 (60.00%) REST
6 10 (50.00%) Java EE
7 9 (45.00%) Hibernate
8 8 (40.00%) J2EE
9 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
10 6 (30.00%) JDBC
10 6 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (30.00%) XSD
10 6 (30.00%) XSL
11 5 (25.00%) Ajax
11 5 (25.00%) HTML
11 5 (25.00%) jQuery
11 5 (25.00%) Spring MVC
11 5 (25.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (10.00%) Fixed Income
4 2 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Unix
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) TDD
2 9 (45.00%) SDLC
2 9 (45.00%) UML
3 8 (40.00%) EAI
4 7 (35.00%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) AOP
5 6 (30.00%) BDD
5 6 (30.00%) Static Code Analysis
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (25.00%) MVC
6 5 (25.00%) SOA
7 4 (20.00%) B2B
7 4 (20.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 4 (20.00%) OO
7 4 (20.00%) Pair Programming
7 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Product Management
7 4 (20.00%) Refactoring
7 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (80.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) IBM
2 4 (20.00%) TIBCO
3 3 (15.00%) Sybase
4 2 (10.00%) Murex
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) GoldenSource
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