Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 868 841 851
Rank change year-on-year -27 +10 -10
Contract jobs citing JTA 7 5 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.005% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.022% 0.017% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 15
UK median daily rate £700 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +107.41% -20.59% +16.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £338 £425
% change year-on-year - -20.59% -2.86%
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 32,396 30,280 30,771
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.89% 31.54% 28.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,074 20,969 21,312
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 343 343 538
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £18.55 £15.55 £16.25
90th Percentile £57.12 £52.14 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £38.88 £38.75
% change year-on-year +8.04% +0.32% +10.71%

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 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 5 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 21 February 2018. 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 -13 7 £700 +107.41% 2
London -15 6 £700 +57.75% 2
UK excluding London -10 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JTA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for JTA.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) Investment Banking
2 6 (85.71%) Mule
2 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 6 (85.71%) Front Office
2 6 (85.71%) JTS
2 6 (85.71%) Middleware
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 6 (85.71%) Apache Camel
2 6 (85.71%) Relational Database
3 5 (71.43%) Spring Integration
3 5 (71.43%) J2EE
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) Angular 2
5 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (14.29%) Sass
5 1 (14.29%) LESS
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) Docker
5 1 (14.29%) User Experience
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

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 6 (85.71%) Mule
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) jMock
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
1 6 (85.71%) Front Office
1 6 (85.71%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Integration Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Angular Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Middleware Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) Apache Camel
2 6 (85.71%) JTS
2 6 (85.71%) Middleware
3 5 (71.43%) J2EE
3 5 (71.43%) Spring Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) Ajax
5 1 (14.29%) Angular 2
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) Java EE
5 1 (14.29%) JMS
5 1 (14.29%) JSON
5 1 (14.29%) LESS
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Sybase