Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 861 839 869
Rank change year-on-year -22 +30 -23
Contract jobs citing JTA 29 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.009% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.087% 0.027% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 11
UK median daily rate £700 £403 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.91% -12.50% +50.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £319 -
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 33,307 29,099 30,174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.81% 31.95% 28.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,461 20,142 21,033
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £625 £606 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 339 355 432
UK median hourly rate £42.25 £40.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.32% +6.58% +8.57%
10th Percentile £16.25 £16.20 £14.16
90th Percentile £65.45 £53.75 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% +7.14%

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 6 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 26 May 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 -25 29 £700 +55.12% 6
London -29 26 £700 +40.00% 6
UK excluding London -15 3 - -
South East - 2 - -
Midlands -8 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 27 (93.10%) Java
1 27 (93.10%) Spring
2 24 (82.76%) JTS
2 24 (82.76%) Unix
2 24 (82.76%) Linux
3 23 (79.31%) Middleware
4 22 (75.86%) Relational Database
5 20 (68.97%) Banking
5 20 (68.97%) Investment Banking
6 19 (65.52%) Front Office
7 16 (55.17%) J2EE
7 16 (55.17%) Mule
7 16 (55.17%) Apache Camel
8 14 (48.28%) Spring Integration
8 14 (48.28%) Apache
8 14 (48.28%) JMS
9 13 (44.83%) Web Services
9 13 (44.83%) SQL
10 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (41.38%) Hibernate
11 10 (34.48%) TDD
11 10 (34.48%) MySQL
11 10 (34.48%) UML
12 9 (31.03%) JBoss
12 9 (31.03%) Java EE
12 9 (31.03%) BDD
13 8 (27.59%) REST
13 8 (27.59%) OO
13 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
13 8 (27.59%) Sybase

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 16 (55.17%) Mule
2 14 (48.28%) Apache
3 9 (31.03%) JBoss
4 7 (24.14%) WebLogic
5 4 (13.79%) CMS
5 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
6 3 (10.34%) Confluence
6 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
7 2 (6.90%) GlassFish
7 2 (6.90%) Jetty
7 2 (6.90%) Liferay
7 2 (6.90%) NetWeaver
7 2 (6.90%) OpenCms
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (6.90%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (6.90%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP ERP
1 2 (6.90%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) BrowserStack
1 2 (6.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) AMQP
1 2 (6.90%) Broadband
1 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (75.86%) Relational Database
2 10 (34.48%) MySQL
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
4 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
5 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
6 2 (6.90%) DB2
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) JUnit
1 7 (24.14%) Subversion
2 5 (17.24%) jMock
2 5 (17.24%) Maven
3 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (10.34%) FishEye
4 3 (10.34%) JIRA
5 2 (6.90%) Ant
5 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.90%) FitNesse
5 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.90%) Gradle
5 2 (6.90%) IntelliJ
5 2 (6.90%) Jasmine
5 2 (6.90%) JDeveloper
5 2 (6.90%) Mockito
5 2 (6.90%) Selenium
5 2 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 20 (68.97%) Banking
1 20 (68.97%) Investment Banking
2 19 (65.52%) Front Office
3 3 (10.34%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Developer
1 25 (86.21%) Java Developer
2 15 (51.72%) Integration Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Backend Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Java Middleware Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Angular Developer
5 1 (3.45%) EAI Developer
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Java Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Messaging Developer
5 1 (3.45%) SAP Technical Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior EAI Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.45%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (93.10%) Spring
2 24 (82.76%) JTS
3 23 (79.31%) Middleware
4 16 (55.17%) Apache Camel
4 16 (55.17%) J2EE
5 14 (48.28%) JMS
5 14 (48.28%) Spring Integration
6 13 (44.83%) Web Services
7 12 (41.38%) Hibernate
8 9 (31.03%) Java EE
9 8 (27.59%) REST
10 6 (20.69%) HTML
11 5 (17.24%) Ajax
11 5 (17.24%) CSS
11 5 (17.24%) JAXB
11 5 (17.24%) XML
11 5 (17.24%) XSLT
12 4 (13.79%) JSP
12 4 (13.79%) Servlets
12 4 (13.79%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Fixed Income
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.45%) Market Risk
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Linux
1 24 (82.76%) Unix
2 5 (17.24%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) TDD
2 10 (34.48%) UML
3 9 (31.03%) BDD
4 8 (27.59%) OO
5 5 (17.24%) SDLC
6 4 (13.79%) Content Management
6 4 (13.79%) SOA
6 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.90%) AOP
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.90%) Information Management
7 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Kanban
7 2 (6.90%) Multivariate Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Pair Programming
7 2 (6.90%) Scrum
7 2 (6.90%) Stress Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Unified Process
7 2 (6.90%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) Java
2 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) Java 8
4 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Sybase
2 4 (13.79%) Murex
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) Atlassian
4 2 (6.90%) Google
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) New Relic
4 2 (6.90%) Roku
4 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 2 (6.90%) Sitecore