The first table below looks at the demand for EJB skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EJB over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Rank 132 106 121
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +15
Contract jobs citing EJB 4 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.58% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 2.24% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 9
Average daily rate - £336 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
782 626 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.65% 26.00% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 322 503
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 36
Average hourly rate £40.29 £29.96 £21.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.46% +37.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.39 £13.50 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £136.50 £146.10 £33.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
EJB
England

EJB
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

EJB Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

EJB
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

EJB Daily Rate Trend in the North West

EJB
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

EJB Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

EJB
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EJB within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire -28 4 - -
Manchester - 4 - - 3
Cheshire - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
EJB
England

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Struts
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) CMS
2 6 (75.00%) LAMP
2 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) UML
2 6 (75.00%) OOP
2 6 (75.00%) OOA/OOD
2 6 (75.00%) JBoss
2 6 (75.00%) RUP
2 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (75.00%) MQSeries
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) JSF
2 6 (75.00%) Ajax
2 6 (75.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (75.00%) QA

EJB
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (75.00%) CMS
1 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (75.00%) MQSeries
1 6 (75.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (75.00%) Escenic
1 6 (75.00%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
1 6 (75.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (75.00%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Senior Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Programmer
2 6 (75.00%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Senior Programmer
2 6 (75.00%) Senior Java Programmer
2 6 (75.00%) Java Programmer
2 6 (75.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) Struts
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) LAMP
2 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) JSF
2 6 (75.00%) Ajax
2 6 (75.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (75.00%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) CSS3
2 6 (75.00%) Java RMI
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) JSP
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Scrum
1 6 (75.00%) UML
1 6 (75.00%) OOP
1 6 (75.00%) OOA/OOD
1 6 (75.00%) RUP
1 6 (75.00%) BDD
1 6 (75.00%) OOD
1 6 (75.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) Scala
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) JBoss