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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 582 600 589
Rank change year-on-year +18 -11  
Contract jobs citing JTA 1 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.002% 0.028% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.008% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 6
Median daily rate - £460 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +53.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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 13198 13943 13266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.72% 28.22% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9161 9785 8712
Median daily rate £425 £410 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +3.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 209 174
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £12.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

JTA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing JTA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 March 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
East Midlands - 1 - -
JTA
UK

JTA
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) Struts
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) UML
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) JMS
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) AOP
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) JPA
1 4 (100.00%) Java EE
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) Kony
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) SOLID
2 3 (75.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) DataPower
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (75.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (75.00%) Struts2
2 3 (75.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (75.00%) WebCenter
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (75.00%) BDD

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 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) GlassFish
1 3 (75.00%) JBoss
1 3 (75.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (75.00%) WebLogic Integration
1 3 (75.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Process Server
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (25.00%) Alfresco
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Magnolia
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (25.00%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) DB2
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Prime Brokerage
3 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Architect
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Java Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Java Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) Java EE
1 4 (100.00%) JMS
1 4 (100.00%) JPA
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Struts
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) Dojo
2 3 (75.00%) EJB
2 3 (75.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (75.00%) JSF
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (75.00%) Spring Web Flow
2 3 (75.00%) Struts2
2 3 (75.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) DataPower
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Derivative
3 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) AOP
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (75.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (75.00%) SOLID
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) BPEL
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Microservices
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) Kony
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Sybase
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) Yahoo!