The table below looks at the statistics for EJB skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EJB over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Rank 483 490 371
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -119
Contract jobs citing EJB 115 79 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.16% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 0.57% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 41 89
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£400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £265 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
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UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14124 13745 12351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.74% 28.19% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9645 9077 7963
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 199 319
Average hourly rate £37.45 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

EJB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

EJB Jobs Demand Trend in England

EJB
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

EJB Daily Rate Trend in England

EJB
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EJB across the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

EJB Daily Rate Histogram in England

EJB
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

EJB Hourly Rate Trend in England

EJB
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EJB within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -11 53 £400 -3.61% 10
South East -7 26 £405 +52.83% 7
West Midlands - 11 £388 - 4
North West -18 7 £438 -12.50% 7
East of England -2 6 £225 -15.09% 3
South West 0 4 £315 -21.25% 4
East Midlands -8 3 £413 +55.66%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
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UK

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 207 (94.52%) Java
2 131 (59.82%) J2EE
3 122 (55.71%) Web Services
4 109 (49.77%) Agile Software Development
5 107 (48.86%) Oracle
6 85 (38.81%) SQL
7 80 (36.53%) XML
7 80 (36.53%) JBoss
8 75 (34.25%) Linux
9 70 (31.96%) JMS
10 68 (31.05%) JSP
11 67 (30.59%) WebLogic
11 67 (30.59%) JavaScript
12 66 (30.14%) Scrum
13 64 (29.22%) Spring
13 64 (29.22%) HTML
14 63 (28.77%) JUnit
14 63 (28.77%) Servlets
15 57 (26.03%) TDD
16 51 (23.29%) Ant
17 50 (22.83%) Hibernate
18 49 (22.37%) JIRA
19 47 (21.46%) Subversion
19 47 (21.46%) UNIX
20 46 (21.00%) Security Cleared
21 45 (20.55%) Oracle Database
22 44 (20.09%) WebSphere
23 42 (19.18%) SOAP
24 40 (18.26%) Open Source
25 39 (17.81%) Continuous Integration

EJB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 80 (36.53%) JBoss
2 67 (30.59%) WebLogic
3 44 (20.09%) WebSphere
4 35 (15.98%) Tomcat
4 35 (15.98%) Confluence
5 29 (13.24%) Apache
6 23 (10.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (5.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (4.57%) MQSeries
9 9 (4.11%) Node.js
10 8 (3.65%) JCAPS
11 7 (3.20%) GlassFish
12 6 (2.74%) Oracle Service Bus
13 5 (2.28%) Mule
13 5 (2.28%) Mule ESB
14 4 (1.83%) Commerce Server
15 3 (1.37%) Oracle BPEL
15 3 (1.37%) Liferay
16 2 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 2 (0.91%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (8.22%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (3.20%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (2.28%) Tridion
3 5 (2.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.46%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.68%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.94%) Amazon SQS
2 13 (5.94%) Amazon S3
3 9 (4.11%) GitHub
4 3 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.46%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.42%) Internet
2 15 (6.85%) HTTP
2 15 (6.85%) AMQP
3 10 (4.57%) SSL
4 4 (1.83%) Firewall
5 2 (0.91%) Intranet
5 2 (0.91%) Extranet
6 1 (0.46%) DMZ
6 1 (0.46%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.46%) VPN
6 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.46%) Wireless
6 1 (0.46%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (20.55%) Oracle Database
2 37 (16.89%) Relational Database
3 28 (12.79%) DB2
4 25 (11.42%) SQL Server
5 23 (10.50%) MongoDB
6 21 (9.59%) MySQL
7 19 (8.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 18 (8.22%) NoSQL
8 18 (8.22%) Big Data
9 16 (7.31%) Hadoop
10 10 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (4.11%) Oracle Database 12c
12 8 (3.65%) RDBMS
13 7 (3.20%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (3.20%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 7 (3.20%) Oracle9i Database
14 4 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
16 2 (0.91%) DataStax
16 2 (0.91%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 63 (28.77%) JUnit
2 51 (23.29%) Ant
3 49 (22.37%) JIRA
4 47 (21.46%) Subversion
5 39 (17.81%) Eclipse
6 35 (15.98%) Maven
7 25 (11.42%) Cucumber
8 20 (9.13%) Jenkins
9 17 (7.76%) Gradle
10 15 (6.85%) Hudson
10 15 (6.85%) SoapUI
11 14 (6.39%) Git (software)
11 14 (6.39%) Mercurial
12 11 (5.02%) Artifactory
13 6 (2.74%) Eclipse RCP
13 6 (2.74%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 5 (2.28%) Toad
14 5 (2.28%) Log4j
14 5 (2.28%) Selenium
15 3 (1.37%) ERwin
General
1 11 (5.02%) Retail
2 10 (4.57%) Finance
3 5 (2.28%) Banking
4 3 (1.37%) Front Office
5 2 (0.91%) Legal
5 2 (0.91%) Advertising
5 2 (0.91%) Publishing
5 2 (0.91%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.91%) iGaming
6 1 (0.46%) Russian Language
6 1 (0.46%) Swedish Language
6 1 (0.46%) Games
6 1 (0.46%) Back Office
6 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 150 (68.49%) Developer
2 118 (53.88%) Java Developer
3 24 (10.96%) Senior Developer
4 19 (8.68%) Architect
5 18 (8.22%) Senior Java Developer
6 17 (7.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 14 (6.39%) Administrator
8 11 (5.02%) Oracle Developer
9 9 (4.11%) Analyst
10 8 (3.65%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.20%) Applications Developer
12 6 (2.74%) Java Software Engineer
12 6 (2.74%) Java Architect
12 6 (2.74%) Platform Engineer
13 5 (2.28%) Web Support Analyst
13 5 (2.28%) Designer
13 5 (2.28%) Web Analyst
13 5 (2.28%) Senior Software Engineer
13 5 (2.28%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (2.28%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (59.82%) J2EE
2 122 (55.71%) Web Services
3 80 (36.53%) XML
4 70 (31.96%) JMS
5 68 (31.05%) JSP
6 64 (29.22%) HTML
6 64 (29.22%) Spring
7 63 (28.77%) Servlets
8 50 (22.83%) Hibernate
9 42 (19.18%) SOAP
10 39 (17.81%) CSS
10 39 (17.81%) Java EE
11 36 (16.44%) JSON
12 35 (15.98%) REST
13 32 (14.61%) EJB 3.0
14 29 (13.24%) JPA
15 28 (12.79%) JDBC
15 28 (12.79%) Struts
16 26 (11.87%) JSTL
17 24 (10.96%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.02%) N-Tier
2 11 (5.02%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.65%) Wiki
5 5 (2.28%) Web 2.0
5 5 (2.28%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.83%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.37%) Clustering
8 2 (0.91%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.91%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.91%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.46%) VUI
9 1 (0.46%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.46%) iSeries
9 1 (0.46%) Equities
9 1 (0.46%) IVR
9 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.46%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 75 (34.25%) Linux
2 47 (21.46%) UNIX
3 27 (12.33%) Windows
4 22 (10.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.74%) Solaris
6 5 (2.28%) HPUX
7 2 (0.91%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (49.77%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (30.14%) Scrum
3 57 (26.03%) TDD
4 40 (18.26%) Open Source
5 39 (17.81%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (17.35%) SOA
7 33 (15.07%) MVC
8 31 (14.16%) UML
8 31 (14.16%) Software Engineering
9 30 (13.70%) OO
9 30 (13.70%) SDLC
10 27 (12.33%) E-Commerce
11 18 (8.22%) Web Development
11 18 (8.22%) Software Delivery
12 17 (7.76%) Configuration Management
13 15 (6.85%) Unit Testing
13 15 (6.85%) Test Scripting
13 15 (6.85%) MapReduce
14 14 (6.39%) User Stories
14 14 (6.39%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 207 (94.52%) Java
2 85 (38.81%) SQL
3 67 (30.59%) JavaScript
4 39 (17.81%) Python
5 19 (8.68%) PL/SQL
6 18 (8.22%) Bash Shell
7 15 (6.85%) XPath
8 14 (6.39%) C
9 12 (5.48%) C#
9 12 (5.48%) Perl
10 11 (5.02%) PHP
11 6 (2.74%) C++
12 5 (2.28%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 5 (2.28%) Scala
13 4 (1.83%) Clojure
14 3 (1.37%) Groovy
14 3 (1.37%) Ruby
15 1 (0.46%) XQuery
15 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (21.00%) Security Cleared
2 38 (17.35%) DV Cleared
3 17 (7.76%) Degree
4 12 (5.48%) SC Cleared
5 9 (4.11%) Sun Certification
6 5 (2.28%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.91%) OCMJD
7 2 (0.91%) HND
8 1 (0.46%) ISEB
8 1 (0.46%) CISSP
8 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 11 (5.02%) Varnish
2 3 (1.37%) Docker
3 2 (0.91%) Squid
4 1 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 17 (7.76%) Puppet
2 14 (6.39%) Vagrant
3 9 (4.11%) yum
4 3 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.46%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 107 (48.86%) Oracle
2 23 (10.50%) Red Hat
3 20 (9.13%) Atlassian
4 15 (6.85%) Sybase
5 14 (6.39%) IBM
6 8 (3.65%) TIBCO
6 8 (3.65%) Sun
6 8 (3.65%) hybris
7 7 (3.20%) webMethods
8 6 (2.74%) ATG
8 6 (2.74%) Endeca
9 5 (2.28%) Blue Martini
9 5 (2.28%) Pega
9 5 (2.28%) Elastic Path
9 5 (2.28%) Remedy
9 5 (2.28%) Interwoven
10 4 (1.83%) MuleSoft
10 4 (1.83%) Google
11 3 (1.37%) OpenText
11 3 (1.37%) Microsoft
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