The table below looks at the statistics for EJB skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EJB over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Rank 200 193 193
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing EJB 11 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.19% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.64% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £411 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.57% -0.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £382 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1794 1723 2162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.37% 29.45% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1462 1289 1654
Average daily rate £450 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 24
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.02 £16.00 £30.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

EJB
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EJB across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

EJB Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

EJB
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing EJB across the City of London region.

EJB Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

EJB
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EJB across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

EJB Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

EJB
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EJB across the City of London region.

EJB Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing EJB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited EJB.

1 23 (92.00%) Java
2 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (52.00%) Java EE
3 13 (52.00%) JIRA
4 11 (44.00%) Linux
4 11 (44.00%) Confluence
5 10 (40.00%) Apache
5 10 (40.00%) JMS
6 9 (36.00%) JBoss
6 9 (36.00%) TDD
6 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
6 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (32.00%) Web Services
8 7 (28.00%) JSP
8 7 (28.00%) Oracle
8 7 (28.00%) J2EE
8 7 (28.00%) Python
8 7 (28.00%) Maven
9 6 (24.00%) Subversion
9 6 (24.00%) Scrum
9 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (24.00%) Servlets
9 6 (24.00%) JUnit
9 6 (24.00%) Atlassian
9 6 (24.00%) Hudson
9 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
10 5 (20.00%) Big Data
10 5 (20.00%) Artifactory
10 5 (20.00%) MongoDB

EJB
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing EJB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited EJB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (44.00%) Confluence
2 10 (40.00%) Apache
3 9 (36.00%) JBoss
4 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (8.00%) MQSeries
5 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (8.00%) Node.js
6 1 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Mule ESB
6 1 (4.00%) Mule
6 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) GitHub
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) HTTP
2 4 (16.00%) SSL
2 4 (16.00%) AMQP
3 3 (12.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 5 (20.00%) Big Data
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) DB2
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) JIRA
2 7 (28.00%) Maven
3 6 (24.00%) Hudson
3 6 (24.00%) JUnit
3 6 (24.00%) Subversion
3 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (20.00%) Artifactory
4 5 (20.00%) Ant
4 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (16.00%) Gradle
6 3 (12.00%) Mercurial
7 1 (4.00%) FlexUnit
7 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (4.00%) FishEye
7 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
7 1 (4.00%) VisualAge
7 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
7 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) TIBCO Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Senior TIBCO Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Java Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Flex Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Build Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) Java EE
2 10 (40.00%) JMS
3 8 (32.00%) Web Services
4 7 (28.00%) J2EE
4 7 (28.00%) JSP
5 6 (24.00%) Servlets
6 5 (20.00%) XML
6 5 (20.00%) Middleware
6 5 (20.00%) JSON
7 4 (16.00%) REST
7 4 (16.00%) HTML
7 4 (16.00%) Spring
7 4 (16.00%) JavaBeans
7 4 (16.00%) SOAP
8 3 (12.00%) .NET
8 3 (12.00%) EJB 3.0
8 3 (12.00%) jQuery
9 2 (8.00%) Apache Flex
9 2 (8.00%) WCF
9 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (20.00%) Windows
4 4 (16.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) TDD
2 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (24.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.00%) OO
5 4 (16.00%) SOA
5 4 (16.00%) MVC
5 4 (16.00%) Open Source
5 4 (16.00%) MapReduce
5 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (12.00%) Software Delivery
6 3 (12.00%) SDLC
6 3 (12.00%) User Stories
6 3 (12.00%) Kanban
6 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.00%) EAI
7 2 (8.00%) UML
7 2 (8.00%) OOP
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) Python
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.00%) PHP
4 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) C
6 2 (8.00%) C#
6 2 (8.00%) XPath
6 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) yum
2 3 (12.00%) Puppet
2 3 (12.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle
3 6 (24.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (8.00%) InterSystems
5 1 (4.00%) ATG
5 1 (4.00%) Zend
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe
5 1 (4.00%) Sybase