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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Rank 145 126 119
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -7
Contract jobs citing EJB 9 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.29% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.09% 1.31% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
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£444 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
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
826 685 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.22% 22.30% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 413 349
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £17.44 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £40.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EJB across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

EJB Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 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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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
Manchester -7 7 £450 - 1
Cheshire -15 2 £360 -28.00%
EJB
England

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) Web Services
2 10 (62.50%) SDLC
3 9 (56.25%) Oracle Database
3 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Oracle
3 9 (56.25%) WebLogic
4 8 (50.00%) JSON
5 7 (43.75%) Java EE
5 7 (43.75%) Scrum
5 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 7 (43.75%) Linux
5 7 (43.75%) SOA
5 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (37.50%) Software Delivery
6 6 (37.50%) Atlassian
6 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
6 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (37.50%) DV Cleared
6 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (37.50%) AMQP
6 6 (37.50%) Mercurial
6 6 (37.50%) Hadoop
6 6 (37.50%) Open Source
6 6 (37.50%) Confluence
6 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
6 6 (37.50%) Puppet
6 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
6 6 (37.50%) NoSQL

EJB
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 (56.25%) WebLogic
2 6 (37.50%) Confluence
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle BPEL
3 3 (18.75%) JCAPS
3 3 (18.75%) Liferay
3 3 (18.75%) JBoss
4 2 (12.50%) Apache
5 1 (6.25%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Internet
1 6 (37.50%) AMQP
2 2 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle Database
2 6 (37.50%) Hadoop
2 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 6 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 6 (37.50%) Big Data
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Ant
1 6 (37.50%) JUnit
1 6 (37.50%) Eclipse
1 6 (37.50%) Subversion
1 6 (37.50%) JIRA
1 6 (37.50%) Mercurial
1 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
1 6 (37.50%) Gradle
General
1 6 (37.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Designer
4 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Java Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Web Services
2 8 (50.00%) JSON
3 7 (43.75%) Java EE
4 6 (37.50%) JMS
5 5 (31.25%) WSDL
5 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
5 5 (31.25%) Spring
5 5 (31.25%) JSP
6 4 (25.00%) J2EE
6 4 (25.00%) SOAP
6 4 (25.00%) Middleware
6 4 (25.00%) REST
7 3 (18.75%) Apache Camel
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (18.75%) JavaBeans
7 3 (18.75%) JSF
7 3 (18.75%) CORBA
7 3 (18.75%) Servlets
8 2 (12.50%) CSS
8 2 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) SDLC
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) SOA
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) Software Delivery
4 6 (37.50%) MapReduce
4 6 (37.50%) User Stories
4 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 6 (37.50%) OO
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
4 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (37.50%) Open Source
5 4 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (18.75%) Process Management
6 3 (18.75%) UML
6 3 (18.75%) BPEL
7 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) DV Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
1 6 (37.50%) Vagrant
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 6 (37.50%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.25%) IBM