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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Rank 193 202 210
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing EJB 7 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.39% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 1.32% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £353 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £325 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £675 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £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
1731 2205 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.38% 29.96% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1277 1688 1708
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 12
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +4.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
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 22 August 2014, 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 (95.83%) Java
2 14 (58.33%) JSP
3 12 (50.00%) SQL
4 11 (45.83%) J2EE
4 11 (45.83%) Oracle
4 11 (45.83%) Servlets
5 10 (41.67%) Spring
6 9 (37.50%) EJB 3.0
6 9 (37.50%) Linux
6 9 (37.50%) JBoss
6 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 9 (37.50%) PL/SQL
7 8 (33.33%) Finance
7 8 (33.33%) JMS
7 8 (33.33%) Hibernate
8 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
8 7 (29.17%) JUnit
9 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
9 6 (25.00%) HTML
9 6 (25.00%) Web Services
9 6 (25.00%) Front Office
9 6 (25.00%) Fixed Income
10 5 (20.83%) Maven
10 5 (20.83%) JIRA
10 5 (20.83%) XML
10 5 (20.83%) UNIX
10 5 (20.83%) Solaris
11 4 (16.67%) UML
11 4 (16.67%) Struts
11 4 (16.67%) Ant

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
2 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (8.33%) GlassFish
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (8.33%) Confluence
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (4.17%) Mule
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Brady Trinity
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) FTP
2 2 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (8.33%) JasperReports
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) JUnit
2 5 (20.83%) Maven
2 5 (20.83%) JIRA
3 4 (16.67%) Ant
3 4 (16.67%) Subversion
4 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.33%) Hudson
5 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (8.33%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.17%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (4.17%) TestNG
6 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Front Office
3 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 3 (12.50%) German Language
4 1 (4.17%) Back Office
4 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 16 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Solutions Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Portal Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Calypso Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) JSP
2 11 (45.83%) J2EE
2 11 (45.83%) Servlets
3 10 (41.67%) Spring
4 9 (37.50%) EJB 3.0
5 8 (33.33%) JMS
5 8 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 6 (25.00%) HTML
6 6 (25.00%) Web Services
7 5 (20.83%) XML
8 4 (16.67%) Struts
8 4 (16.67%) Java EE
9 3 (12.50%) JPA
9 3 (12.50%) JSF
9 3 (12.50%) Ajax
9 3 (12.50%) Spring MVC
9 3 (12.50%) jQuery
9 3 (12.50%) Swing
9 3 (12.50%) CSS
10 2 (8.33%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (8.33%) PMI
2 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (8.33%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (8.33%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (4.17%) Derivative
3 1 (4.17%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) UNIX
2 5 (20.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) UML
1 4 (16.67%) MVC
1 4 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 3 (12.50%) Investment Management
2 3 (12.50%) OO
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.33%) SOA
3 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) OCPJP
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle
2 9 (37.50%) JBoss
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Sybase
4 2 (8.33%) BEA
4 2 (8.33%) InterSystems
4 2 (8.33%) Sun
5 1 (4.17%) Brady
5 1 (4.17%) Calypso
5 1 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) Adobe
5 1 (4.17%) SAP