The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Rank 131 129 117
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing EJB 10 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.11% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.26% 0.37% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 10
Average daily rate
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£400 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £311 £425
% change year-on-year
+42.57% -26.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 -
EJB
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
793 801 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.43% 28.21% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 450 538
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.28 £16.00 £13.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.96 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 17 December 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
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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
Cheshire +5 2 £435 -
Manchester -10 2 £488 - 1
EJB
England

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 34 (91.89%) Java
2 28 (75.68%) Web Services
3 26 (70.27%) Oracle
4 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (54.05%) Spring
6 19 (51.35%) HTML
7 18 (48.65%) Hibernate
8 16 (43.24%) TIBCO
8 16 (43.24%) Swing
8 16 (43.24%) JSF
8 16 (43.24%) jQuery
9 12 (32.43%) JMS
10 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
11 10 (27.03%) Relational Database
11 10 (27.03%) RDBMS
12 9 (24.32%) Scrum
12 9 (24.32%) Linux
12 9 (24.32%) JUnit
12 9 (24.32%) EJB 3.0
12 9 (24.32%) JIRA
12 9 (24.32%) Atlassian
12 9 (24.32%) Confluence
12 9 (24.32%) Java EE
13 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
13 8 (21.62%) J2EE
13 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
13 8 (21.62%) Eclipse
14 7 (18.92%) SOA
14 7 (18.92%) SOAP
14 7 (18.92%) Windows

EJB
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 9 (24.32%) Confluence
2 5 (13.51%) WebLogic
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (8.11%) JBoss
5 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) AMQP
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) Relational Database
1 10 (27.03%) RDBMS
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.41%) Big Data
3 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) JUnit
1 9 (24.32%) JIRA
2 8 (21.62%) Eclipse
3 7 (18.92%) Gradle
4 6 (16.22%) Mercurial
5 2 (5.41%) Subversion
5 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.41%) Ant
6 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 5 (13.51%) Multimedia
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Developer
2 20 (54.05%) Java Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Senior Java Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Senior Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Software Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (8.11%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Leader
8 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Applications Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Java Software Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.70%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Agile Java Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Java/J2EE Architect
9 1 (2.70%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (75.68%) Web Services
2 20 (54.05%) Spring
3 19 (51.35%) HTML
4 18 (48.65%) Hibernate
5 16 (43.24%) Swing
5 16 (43.24%) JSF
5 16 (43.24%) jQuery
6 12 (32.43%) JMS
7 9 (24.32%) EJB 3.0
7 9 (24.32%) Java EE
8 8 (21.62%) J2EE
9 7 (18.92%) SOAP
10 6 (16.22%) JSON
11 4 (10.81%) RESTful
11 4 (10.81%) JSP
12 3 (8.11%) Middleware
12 3 (8.11%) JDBC
12 3 (8.11%) Struts
12 3 (8.11%) XML
13 2 (5.41%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Open Source
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) Windows
3 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.41%) UNIX
5 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) Scrum
3 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
4 7 (18.92%) SOA
4 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
5 5 (13.51%) EAI
6 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.11%) OO
7 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.41%) TDD
8 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.41%) MapReduce
8 2 (5.41%) User Stories
8 2 (5.41%) Software Architecture
8 2 (5.41%) Website Architecture
8 2 (5.41%) Migration
9 1 (2.70%) MVC
9 1 (2.70%) Project Management
9 1 (2.70%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 34 (91.89%) Java
2 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.41%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Vagrant
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (70.27%) Oracle
2 16 (43.24%) TIBCO
3 9 (24.32%) Atlassian
4 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.41%) Sybase
5 2 (5.41%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) VMware
6 1 (2.70%) Sun
6 1 (2.70%) SAP