The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Rank 122 110 89
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Contract jobs citing EJB 6 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.21% 0.32% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 1.05% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
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£350 £275 £302
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £318 £400
% change year-on-year
+37.79% -20.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 -
EJB
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
757 759 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.65% 30.35% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 405 289
Average daily rate £370 £338 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 20 19
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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
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 28 November 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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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
Glasgow -6 3 £350 +27.27%
Edinburgh -11 3 £350 -
EJB
UK

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 21 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (80.95%) Finance
3 16 (76.19%) Hibernate
3 16 (76.19%) SQL
3 16 (76.19%) Oracle
3 16 (76.19%) JSP
3 16 (76.19%) Servlets
3 16 (76.19%) Relational Database
4 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 14 (66.67%) Web Services
4 14 (66.67%) XML
5 13 (61.90%) RDBMS
5 13 (61.90%) PL/SQL
5 13 (61.90%) CSS
5 13 (61.90%) HTML
6 11 (52.38%) DHTML
6 11 (52.38%) VBA
6 11 (52.38%) Sybase
6 11 (52.38%) Data Modelling
6 11 (52.38%) XSL
6 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (52.38%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (52.38%) Technical Analysis
6 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (42.86%) Banking
9 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (38.10%) Migration
9 8 (38.10%) Struts
9 8 (38.10%) Wealth Management

EJB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 5 (23.81%) JBoss
1 5 (23.81%) Apache
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 3 (14.29%) GlassFish
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
3 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (9.52%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (9.52%) WebLogic Integration
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) Relational Database
2 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 13 (61.90%) RDBMS
4 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.76%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 5 (23.81%) Subversion
3 3 (14.29%) JBuilder
3 3 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (9.52%) Selenium
4 2 (9.52%) Mockito
4 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
4 2 (9.52%) JUnit
4 2 (9.52%) NUnit
5 1 (4.76%) Gradle
General
1 17 (80.95%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Developer
3 9 (42.86%) Java Developer
4 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior SQL Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) Hibernate
1 16 (76.19%) JSP
1 16 (76.19%) Servlets
2 14 (66.67%) Web Services
2 14 (66.67%) XML
3 13 (61.90%) CSS
3 13 (61.90%) HTML
4 11 (52.38%) DHTML
4 11 (52.38%) XSL
5 8 (38.10%) Struts
6 5 (23.81%) JSF
6 5 (23.81%) Middleware
6 5 (23.81%) J2EE
6 5 (23.81%) Struts2
7 4 (19.05%) REST
7 4 (19.05%) JMS
7 4 (19.05%) Ajax
7 4 (19.05%) Spring
8 3 (14.29%) EJB 3.0
8 3 (14.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.52%) DataPower
3 2 (9.52%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (9.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Data Modelling
1 11 (52.38%) Performance Tuning
1 11 (52.38%) Technical Analysis
2 8 (38.10%) Migration
2 8 (38.10%) Wealth Management
2 8 (38.10%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (19.05%) UML
5 3 (14.29%) SOA
5 3 (14.29%) Web Application Development
5 3 (14.29%) System Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (9.52%) BDD
6 2 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (9.52%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (76.19%) SQL
3 13 (61.90%) PL/SQL
4 11 (52.38%) VBA
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.52%) C#
7 1 (4.76%) Ruby
7 1 (4.76%) COBOL
7 1 (4.76%) Groovy
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Oracle
2 11 (52.38%) Sybase
3 3 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (9.52%) Kony
4 2 (9.52%) Yahoo!
4 2 (9.52%) Google