The first table below looks at the demand for EJB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EJB over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Scotland 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Rank 112 104 90
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Contract jobs citing EJB 16 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.58% 0.16% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.04% 0.67% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £300 £292
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
785 598 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.50% 24.33% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 277 190
Average daily rate £375 £368 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.90% +16.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 16
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
EJB
UK

EJB
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

EJB Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

EJB
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

EJB Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

EJB
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EJB across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

EJB Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

EJB
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

EJB Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

EJB
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EJB within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Edinburgh -13 10 £325 +8.33%
Glasgow +2 6 £325 +8.33%
Aberdeen - - - -
EJB
UK

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 28 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (46.43%) Relational Database
3 12 (42.86%) Java EE
3 12 (42.86%) Spring
3 12 (42.86%) JSF
3 12 (42.86%) JSP
4 11 (39.29%) HTML
4 11 (39.29%) XML
5 10 (35.71%) SQL
5 10 (35.71%) Servlets
5 10 (35.71%) Oracle
5 10 (35.71%) Hibernate
5 10 (35.71%) RDBMS
6 8 (28.57%) Finance
6 8 (28.57%) Struts
6 8 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
7 7 (25.00%) Web Services
8 6 (21.43%) XSL
8 6 (21.43%) CSS
8 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
8 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 6 (21.43%) Sybase
8 6 (21.43%) PL/SQL
8 6 (21.43%) VBA
8 6 (21.43%) J2EE
8 6 (21.43%) DHTML
8 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (21.43%) Banking
8 6 (21.43%) JPA
8 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008

EJB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (14.29%) GlassFish
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) Relational Database
2 10 (35.71%) RDBMS
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 4 (14.29%) MySQL
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (10.71%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Subversion
1 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
2 3 (10.71%) Maven
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
2 3 (10.71%) JBuilder
3 2 (7.14%) PVCS
3 2 (7.14%) Ant
3 2 (7.14%) JDeveloper
3 2 (7.14%) Gradle
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) JUnit
4 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.57%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Developer
2 16 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Developer
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Leader
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Junior
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Junior Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) JSP
1 12 (42.86%) Spring
1 12 (42.86%) JSF
1 12 (42.86%) Java EE
2 11 (39.29%) XML
2 11 (39.29%) HTML
3 10 (35.71%) Servlets
3 10 (35.71%) Hibernate
4 8 (28.57%) Struts
5 7 (25.00%) Web Services
6 6 (21.43%) J2EE
6 6 (21.43%) CSS
6 6 (21.43%) XSL
6 6 (21.43%) DHTML
6 6 (21.43%) JPA
7 5 (17.86%) JMS
8 4 (14.29%) JavaBeans
8 4 (14.29%) JSTL
9 3 (10.71%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (10.71%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) UNIX
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
2 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 5 (17.86%) MVC
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) SOA
4 4 (14.29%) Wealth Management
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
5 3 (10.71%) TDD
5 3 (10.71%) System Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Scrum
5 3 (10.71%) Web Application Development
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) Validation
6 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.57%) Refactoring
7 1 (3.57%) Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) VBA
3 6 (21.43%) PL/SQL
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
5 3 (10.71%) Ruby
5 3 (10.71%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Sun Certification
1 4 (14.29%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
2 6 (21.43%) Sybase
3 4 (14.29%) Sun
4 2 (7.14%) JBoss