Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for JTA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JTA over the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 868 890 888
Rank change year-on-year +22 -2 -29
Contract jobs citing JTA 16 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.009% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.048% 0.028% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 11
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +37.50% -25.58%
10th Percentile £500 £525 £300
90th Percentile £700 £655 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

JTA is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 33013 32000 31983
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.00% 30.35% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23308 22171 21922
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 364 549
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.37 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.40 £54.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +10.74%

JTA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for JTA in the UK

JTA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JTA in the UK

JTA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JTA over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JTA in the UK

JTA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JTA 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 16 £550 -
London -22 16 £550 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 with a requirement for JTA.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (93.75%) JTS
2 15 (93.75%) Spring
3 14 (87.50%) Middleware
3 14 (87.50%) Unix
3 14 (87.50%) Linux
3 14 (87.50%) Relational Database
4 12 (75.00%) Apache Camel
4 12 (75.00%) Mule
5 11 (68.75%) Banking
5 11 (68.75%) Investment Banking
5 11 (68.75%) Front Office
5 11 (68.75%) Spring Integration
6 9 (56.25%) J2EE
7 8 (50.00%) JMS
8 7 (43.75%) Web Services
8 7 (43.75%) Java EE
8 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (43.75%) TDD
8 7 (43.75%) BDD
9 6 (37.50%) REST
9 6 (37.50%) jMock
9 6 (37.50%) Subversion
9 6 (37.50%) UML
9 6 (37.50%) OO
9 6 (37.50%) JBoss
9 6 (37.50%) MySQL
9 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
9 6 (37.50%) Sybase
9 6 (37.50%) JUnit

JTA
Co-occurring 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 12 (75.00%) Mule
2 6 (37.50%) JBoss
3 3 (18.75%) Confluence
3 3 (18.75%) Mule ESB
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 6 (37.50%) MySQL
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
3 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) jMock
1 6 (37.50%) JUnit
1 6 (37.50%) Subversion
2 3 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (18.75%) FishEye
2 3 (18.75%) Hudson
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Maven
General
1 11 (68.75%) Banking
1 11 (68.75%) Front Office
1 11 (68.75%) Investment Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
1 15 (93.75%) Java Developer
2 12 (75.00%) Integration Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Java Middleware Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Middleware Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Middleware Developer
6 1 (6.25%) J2EE Trainer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL Server Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Solr Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Trainer
6 1 (6.25%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) JTS
1 15 (93.75%) Spring
2 14 (87.50%) Middleware
3 12 (75.00%) Apache Camel
4 11 (68.75%) Spring Integration
5 9 (56.25%) J2EE
6 8 (50.00%) JMS
7 7 (43.75%) Java EE
7 7 (43.75%) Web Services
8 6 (37.50%) Hibernate
8 6 (37.50%) REST
9 3 (18.75%) JAXB
9 3 (18.75%) Murex MxML
9 3 (18.75%) XML
9 3 (18.75%) XSLT
10 2 (12.50%) MSMQ
10 2 (12.50%) WCF
11 1 (6.25%) FpML
11 1 (6.25%) JSP
11 1 (6.25%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Fixed Income
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
1 14 (87.50%) Unix
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) BDD
1 7 (43.75%) TDD
2 6 (37.50%) OO
2 6 (37.50%) UML
3 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) EAI
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Search
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Sybase
2 3 (18.75%) Atlassian
2 3 (18.75%) Murex
3 1 (6.25%) Bloomberg