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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Rank 147 128 105
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -23
Contract jobs citing EJB 5 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.16% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.65% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 8
Average daily rate
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£500 - £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.13% -11.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
EJB
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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
864 768 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.38% 24.01% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 450 324
Average daily rate £375 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 30
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £20.90 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £43.65 £150.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 7 May 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
Manchester -10 5 £500 - 1
EJB
England

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 14 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (92.86%) Oracle
3 11 (78.57%) Web Services
3 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (78.57%) Oracle Database
4 10 (71.43%) WebLogic
5 7 (50.00%) Scrum
5 7 (50.00%) TDD
5 7 (50.00%) Subversion
5 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 7 (50.00%) Internet
5 7 (50.00%) JMS
5 7 (50.00%) Eclipse
5 7 (50.00%) Windows
5 7 (50.00%) Linux
5 7 (50.00%) OO
5 7 (50.00%) Ant
5 7 (50.00%) JUnit
5 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (50.00%) Software Delivery
5 7 (50.00%) Big Data
5 7 (50.00%) Gradle
5 7 (50.00%) User Stories
5 7 (50.00%) Vagrant
5 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 7 (50.00%) Puppet
5 7 (50.00%) MongoDB
5 7 (50.00%) NoSQL
5 7 (50.00%) Atlassian

EJB
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 10 (71.43%) WebLogic
2 7 (50.00%) Confluence
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle BPEL
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (21.43%) JCAPS
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Internet
1 7 (50.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle Database
2 7 (50.00%) Big Data
2 7 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Subversion
1 7 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 7 (50.00%) Ant
1 7 (50.00%) JUnit
1 7 (50.00%) Gradle
1 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (50.00%) JIRA
1 7 (50.00%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) Web Services
2 7 (50.00%) JMS
2 7 (50.00%) Java EE
2 7 (50.00%) JSON
3 4 (28.57%) Spring
3 4 (28.57%) JSF
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 4 (28.57%) Swing
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 3 (21.43%) Middleware
4 3 (21.43%) JavaBeans
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
1 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
2 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (50.00%) OO
2 7 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 7 (50.00%) User Stories
2 7 (50.00%) MapReduce
2 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) BPEL
3 3 (21.43%) Process Management
3 3 (21.43%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Vagrant
1 7 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 4 (28.57%) TIBCO