The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for JTA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JTA over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Transaction API (JTA)
UK / England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 588 614 637
Rank change year-on-year +26 +23  
Contract jobs citing JTA 6 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.016% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.043% 0.056% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Median daily rate £525 £555 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +76.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £477 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £654 £327
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

JTA is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13930 14333 14266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.22% 29.08% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 37646 39873 36060
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 575 499 644
Median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.27% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £18.22 £16.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £48.99 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

JTA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing JTA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for JTA in England

JTA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JTA in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for JTA in England

JTA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JTA in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JTA in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JTA in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JTA in England

JTA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JTA within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 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 +4 6 £525 -5.40%
JTA
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for JTA.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Middleware
2 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) Relational Database
3 5 (71.43%) Apache Camel
3 5 (71.43%) Java EE
3 5 (71.43%) Mule
3 5 (71.43%) Front Office
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) Unix
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) JMS
3 5 (71.43%) JTS
4 4 (57.14%) OO
4 4 (57.14%) JBoss
4 4 (57.14%) UML
4 4 (57.14%) Sybase
4 4 (57.14%) J2EE
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
4 4 (57.14%) BDD
4 4 (57.14%) REST
4 4 (57.14%) Spring Integration
5 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Subversion
5 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
5 3 (42.86%) Banking
5 3 (42.86%) jMock
5 3 (42.86%) MySQL

JTA
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 5 (71.43%) Mule
2 4 (57.14%) JBoss
3 2 (28.57%) Mule ESB
4 1 (14.29%) Apache
4 1 (14.29%) GlassFish
4 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 1 (14.29%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Relational Database
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) DB2
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) jMock
1 3 (42.86%) JUnit
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
General
1 5 (71.43%) Front Office
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Java Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Integration Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Middleware Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE Trainer
4 1 (14.29%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Middleware
1 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) Apache Camel
2 5 (71.43%) Java EE
2 5 (71.43%) JMS
2 5 (71.43%) JTS
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
3 4 (57.14%) J2EE
3 4 (57.14%) REST
3 4 (57.14%) Spring Integration
4 2 (28.57%) JPA
4 2 (28.57%) JSF
4 2 (28.57%) JSP
4 2 (28.57%) Servlets
5 1 (14.29%) EJB
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) Struts
5 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) DataPower
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) BDD
1 4 (57.14%) OO
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
1 4 (57.14%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) AOP
4 1 (14.29%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (14.29%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Sybase
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Kony
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle