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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Rank 117 108 95
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Contract jobs citing EJB 7 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.57% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.95% 1.95% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 5
Average daily rate
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£410 £319 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £311 £425
% change year-on-year
+44.57% -26.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 -
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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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
737 719 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.46% 29.11% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 391 307
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 13
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +67.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £32.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £37.00 £40.00
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 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 19 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
Edinburgh -11 3 £350 -7.89%
EJB
UK

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (88.00%) Finance
3 21 (84.00%) Hibernate
3 21 (84.00%) Oracle
3 21 (84.00%) JSP
3 21 (84.00%) Servlets
4 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
4 19 (76.00%) SQL
4 19 (76.00%) Relational Database
5 17 (68.00%) Web Services
5 17 (68.00%) XML
6 16 (64.00%) RDBMS
6 16 (64.00%) HTML
6 16 (64.00%) PL/SQL
6 16 (64.00%) CSS
7 14 (56.00%) Sybase
7 14 (56.00%) DHTML
7 14 (56.00%) VBA
7 14 (56.00%) XSL
7 14 (56.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (56.00%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (56.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (52.00%) Technical Analysis
8 13 (52.00%) Data Modelling
9 12 (48.00%) Banking
10 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (40.00%) Wealth Management
11 10 (40.00%) Migration
11 10 (40.00%) Struts

EJB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (28.00%) JBoss
2 5 (20.00%) Apache
3 4 (16.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (8.00%) GlassFish
5 2 (8.00%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (8.00%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
1 19 (76.00%) Relational Database
2 16 (64.00%) RDBMS
3 14 (56.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (56.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Eclipse
2 7 (28.00%) Subversion
3 4 (16.00%) Mockito
3 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (16.00%) Selenium
3 4 (16.00%) NUnit
3 4 (16.00%) JUnit
4 3 (12.00%) JBuilder
4 3 (12.00%) JIRA
General
1 22 (88.00%) Finance
2 12 (48.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) SQL Developer
3 10 (40.00%) Java Developer
4 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 6 (24.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) Hibernate
1 21 (84.00%) JSP
1 21 (84.00%) Servlets
2 17 (68.00%) Web Services
2 17 (68.00%) XML
3 16 (64.00%) HTML
3 16 (64.00%) CSS
4 14 (56.00%) DHTML
4 14 (56.00%) XSL
5 10 (40.00%) Struts
6 7 (28.00%) J2EE
6 7 (28.00%) JSF
7 6 (24.00%) Spring
7 6 (24.00%) Ajax
8 5 (20.00%) Middleware
8 5 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
8 5 (20.00%) Struts2
9 4 (16.00%) Gherkin
9 4 (16.00%) LINQ
10 3 (12.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.00%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (8.00%) DataPower
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (52.00%) Technical Analysis
2 13 (52.00%) Data Modelling
3 10 (40.00%) Wealth Management
3 10 (40.00%) Migration
4 9 (36.00%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (28.00%) TDD
6 6 (24.00%) UML
7 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (16.00%) CRM
9 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
9 3 (12.00%) System Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Web Application Development
10 2 (8.00%) BDD
10 2 (8.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (8.00%) Validation
10 2 (8.00%) MVC
10 2 (8.00%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (76.00%) SQL
3 16 (64.00%) PL/SQL
4 14 (56.00%) VBA
5 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.00%) C#
7 1 (4.00%) COBOL
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Oracle
2 14 (56.00%) Sybase
3 3 (12.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) Kony
4 2 (8.00%) Yahoo!
4 2 (8.00%) Google