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 27 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Rank 488 496 408
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -88
Contract jobs citing EJB 109 75 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.15% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 0.54% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 44 74
Average daily rate
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£400 £396 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% -4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £265 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
EJB
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
14448 13881 13442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.96% 28.11% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9902 9079 8717
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 202 278
Average hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.98 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £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 27 July 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 27 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 47 £413 -0.24% 13
South East +1 26 £369 +39.15% 6
North West -23 14 £431 +15.00% 2
West Midlands +9 11 £388 -4.32%
East of England -3 4 - - 2
South West -1 3 £433 +8.12% 7
East Midlands -5 1 £400 +50.94%
EJB
UK

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 215 (94.30%) Java
2 124 (54.39%) J2EE
3 121 (53.07%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (49.12%) Web Services
5 109 (47.81%) Oracle
6 86 (37.72%) JavaScript
7 78 (34.21%) SQL
8 73 (32.02%) XML
9 72 (31.58%) HTML
9 72 (31.58%) Spring
10 71 (31.14%) Linux
11 70 (30.70%) JSP
12 69 (30.26%) JBoss
13 68 (29.82%) JMS
14 67 (29.39%) Scrum
15 65 (28.51%) Hibernate
15 65 (28.51%) Servlets
16 58 (25.44%) TDD
17 57 (25.00%) WebLogic
18 55 (24.12%) JUnit
19 53 (23.25%) Python
20 51 (22.37%) CSS
20 51 (22.37%) JIRA
21 49 (21.49%) Java EE
22 48 (21.05%) Security Cleared
23 46 (20.18%) MVC
24 45 (19.74%) SOAP
25 44 (19.30%) Ant
26 43 (18.86%) UNIX
26 43 (18.86%) Subversion

EJB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 69 (30.26%) JBoss
2 57 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 40 (17.54%) WebSphere
4 39 (17.11%) Confluence
5 32 (14.04%) Apache
6 27 (11.84%) Tomcat
7 20 (8.77%) WebSphere Application Server
8 13 (5.70%) MQSeries
8 13 (5.70%) Node.js
9 12 (5.26%) Oracle Spatial
10 10 (4.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (3.07%) JCAPS
11 7 (3.07%) GlassFish
12 5 (2.19%) Mule
12 5 (2.19%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (2.19%) Mule ESB
13 4 (1.75%) IIS
14 3 (1.32%) Oracle BPEL
14 3 (1.32%) Liferay
15 2 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (1.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (3.07%) Oracle 11i
3 6 (2.63%) Tridion
4 3 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.44%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.70%) GitHub
3 8 (3.51%) Amazon SQS
3 8 (3.51%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.44%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.65%) Internet
2 17 (7.46%) HTTP
3 12 (5.26%) SSL
3 12 (5.26%) AMQP
4 5 (2.19%) Firewall
5 3 (1.32%) Intranet
5 3 (1.32%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.44%) VPN
6 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.44%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.44%) DMZ
6 1 (0.44%) Extranet
6 1 (0.44%) Wireless
6 1 (0.44%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (17.54%) Oracle Database
2 37 (16.23%) Relational Database
3 28 (12.28%) DB2
4 23 (10.09%) SQL Server
5 21 (9.21%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (7.89%) MySQL
6 18 (7.89%) MongoDB
7 17 (7.46%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (6.58%) NoSQL
9 14 (6.14%) Big Data
10 12 (5.26%) Hadoop
11 9 (3.95%) RDBMS
12 8 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (3.07%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 7 (3.07%) Oracle9i Database
13 7 (3.07%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects XI
15 2 (0.88%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 55 (24.12%) JUnit
2 51 (22.37%) JIRA
3 44 (19.30%) Ant
4 43 (18.86%) Subversion
5 38 (16.67%) Eclipse
6 36 (15.79%) Maven
7 27 (11.84%) Git (software)
8 22 (9.65%) Jenkins
9 18 (7.89%) Cucumber
10 17 (7.46%) Hudson
11 14 (6.14%) Gradle
12 13 (5.70%) Artifactory
12 13 (5.70%) TeamCity
13 12 (5.26%) SoapUI
14 11 (4.82%) Mercurial
15 8 (3.51%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
16 6 (2.63%) Eclipse RCP
16 6 (2.63%) Log4j
17 5 (2.19%) Selenium
18 4 (1.75%) IntelliJ
General
1 15 (6.58%) Banking
2 14 (6.14%) Finance
3 12 (5.26%) Retail
4 4 (1.75%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.75%) Front Office
5 2 (0.88%) Back Office
5 2 (0.88%) Legal
5 2 (0.88%) Advertising
5 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Russian Language
6 1 (0.44%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 147 (64.47%) Developer
2 112 (49.12%) Java Developer
3 24 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 19 (8.33%) Architect
5 18 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 17 (7.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 17 (7.46%) Administrator
7 11 (4.82%) Oracle Developer
7 11 (4.82%) Designer
8 7 (3.07%) Java Architect
8 7 (3.07%) Applications Developer
8 7 (3.07%) Software Engineer
8 7 (3.07%) Analyst
8 7 (3.07%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (2.19%) Technical Architect
9 5 (2.19%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (1.75%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (1.75%) J2EE Developer
10 4 (1.75%) Consultant
10 4 (1.75%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (54.39%) J2EE
2 112 (49.12%) Web Services
3 73 (32.02%) XML
4 72 (31.58%) HTML
4 72 (31.58%) Spring
5 70 (30.70%) JSP
6 68 (29.82%) JMS
7 65 (28.51%) Servlets
7 65 (28.51%) Hibernate
8 51 (22.37%) CSS
9 49 (21.49%) Java EE
10 45 (19.74%) SOAP
11 36 (15.79%) JPA
12 33 (14.47%) JSON
13 32 (14.04%) REST
14 31 (13.60%) Struts
15 29 (12.72%) JDBC
16 27 (11.84%) EJB 3.0
16 27 (11.84%) Spring MVC
17 26 (11.40%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.26%) GIS
3 11 (4.82%) Wiki
3 11 (4.82%) N-Tier
4 8 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.63%) Web 2.0
6 5 (2.19%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.19%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.32%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.32%) Clustering
7 3 (1.32%) Equities
8 2 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.88%) Derivative
8 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.88%) DataPower
8 2 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.88%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.44%) iSeries
9 1 (0.44%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 71 (31.14%) Linux
2 43 (18.86%) UNIX
3 30 (13.16%) Windows
4 21 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (4.82%) Solaris
6 6 (2.63%) HPUX
7 2 (0.88%) AIX
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (53.07%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (29.39%) Scrum
3 58 (25.44%) TDD
4 46 (20.18%) MVC
5 38 (16.67%) SOA
6 36 (15.79%) UML
7 33 (14.47%) Open Source
8 31 (13.60%) OO
9 30 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (12.28%) SDLC
11 26 (11.40%) Software Engineering
11 26 (11.40%) E-Commerce
12 20 (8.77%) User Stories
13 16 (7.02%) Waterfall
14 15 (6.58%) Unit Testing
14 15 (6.58%) Software Delivery
14 15 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (6.14%) Configuration Management
16 13 (5.70%) Process Management
16 13 (5.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 215 (94.30%) Java
2 86 (37.72%) JavaScript
3 78 (34.21%) SQL
4 53 (23.25%) Python
5 21 (9.21%) Bash Shell
6 18 (7.89%) PL/SQL
7 16 (7.02%) C
7 16 (7.02%) XPath
8 13 (5.70%) Perl
8 13 (5.70%) PHP
9 10 (4.39%) C#
10 5 (2.19%) C++
10 5 (2.19%) Scala
11 3 (1.32%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 2 (0.88%) Clojure
13 1 (0.44%) Groovy
13 1 (0.44%) XQuery
13 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 32 (14.04%) DV Cleared
3 13 (5.70%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.39%) Degree
5 8 (3.51%) Sun Certification
6 5 (2.19%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.88%) OCMJD
7 2 (0.88%) HND
8 1 (0.44%) ISEB
8 1 (0.44%) CISSP
8 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 13 (5.70%) Varnish
2 3 (1.32%) Docker
3 2 (0.88%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (6.14%) Puppet
2 11 (4.82%) Vagrant
2 11 (4.82%) yum
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.44%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 109 (47.81%) Oracle
2 22 (9.65%) Red Hat
3 20 (8.77%) Atlassian
4 17 (7.46%) IBM
4 17 (7.46%) Sybase
5 10 (4.39%) TIBCO
6 8 (3.51%) hybris
7 7 (3.07%) webMethods
7 7 (3.07%) ATG
7 7 (3.07%) Sun
8 6 (2.63%) Interwoven
8 6 (2.63%) Microsoft
8 6 (2.63%) Elastic Path
8 6 (2.63%) Blue Martini
8 6 (2.63%) Endeca
9 5 (2.19%) Pega
10 4 (1.75%) Google
10 4 (1.75%) MuleSoft
11 3 (1.32%) OpenText
11 3 (1.32%) Remedy
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