The table below looks at the statistics for EJB skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EJB over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Rank 230 235 155
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -80
Contract jobs citing EJB 37 13 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.13% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.56% 0.58% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 3 65
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£410 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £277 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £385 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2372 2257 2049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.57% 23.18% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1301 1067
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 49 136
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

EJB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

EJB Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

EJB
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

EJB Daily Rate Trend in the South East

EJB
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EJB across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

EJB Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

EJB
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

EJB Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

EJB
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EJB within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Oxfordshire -6 12 £410 - 2
Hampshire -3 9 £370 +13.96%
Buckinghamshire +7 7 £500 +88.67%
Berkshire +12 6 £500 +25.00% 3
Surrey +4 3 £350 -
EJB
England

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 45 (83.33%) Java
2 44 (81.48%) Web Services
3 35 (64.81%) Oracle
4 25 (46.30%) J2EE
5 24 (44.44%) Linux
5 24 (44.44%) JBoss
6 23 (42.59%) WebLogic
7 22 (40.74%) Tomcat
7 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (38.89%) XML
8 21 (38.89%) HTML
9 19 (35.19%) JSON
9 19 (35.19%) Oracle Database
10 18 (33.33%) HTML5
10 18 (33.33%) Spring
11 17 (31.48%) Middleware
12 16 (29.63%) JUnit
12 16 (29.63%) SOAP
12 16 (29.63%) UML
12 16 (29.63%) TDD
12 16 (29.63%) Scrum
12 16 (29.63%) WebSphere
13 15 (27.78%) Process Management
13 15 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (25.93%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (24.07%) UNIX
16 12 (22.22%) Apache
16 12 (22.22%) SQL
16 12 (22.22%) MySQL
16 12 (22.22%) Software Engineering

EJB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 24 (44.44%) JBoss
2 23 (42.59%) WebLogic
3 22 (40.74%) Tomcat
4 16 (29.63%) WebSphere
5 12 (22.22%) Apache
6 10 (18.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (11.11%) Documentum
9 5 (9.26%) CMS
9 5 (9.26%) Alfresco
9 5 (9.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (7.41%) Confluence
11 1 (1.85%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (1.85%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.85%) Fredhopper
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (18.52%) Amazon SQS
2 10 (18.52%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) Internet
2 7 (12.96%) Extranet
2 7 (12.96%) Firewall
2 7 (12.96%) Intranet
3 4 (7.41%) AMQP
4 2 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.19%) Oracle Database
2 14 (25.93%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (22.22%) MySQL
4 8 (14.81%) Oracle Database 12c
5 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
5 7 (12.96%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (9.26%) NoSQL
7 5 (9.26%) Big Data
8 4 (7.41%) DB2
8 4 (7.41%) Hadoop
8 4 (7.41%) MongoDB
9 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) JUnit
2 12 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 8 (14.81%) Maven
4 7 (12.96%) JIRA
4 7 (12.96%) Toad
5 6 (11.11%) Ant
5 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.41%) Gradle
6 4 (7.41%) Subversion
6 4 (7.41%) Eclipse
6 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
6 4 (7.41%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.85%) WebLOAD
7 1 (1.85%) Hudson
General
1 7 (12.96%) Publishing
2 3 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (55.56%) Developer
2 28 (51.85%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Architect
4 9 (16.67%) Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (12.96%) Support Analyst
6 7 (12.96%) Web Analyst
6 7 (12.96%) Web Support Analyst
7 6 (11.11%) Software Engineer
8 5 (9.26%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (7.41%) Administrator
9 4 (7.41%) WebLogic Administrator
9 4 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (5.56%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
11 2 (3.70%) Applications Support
11 2 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
11 2 (3.70%) Middleware Administrator
11 2 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (81.48%) Web Services
2 25 (46.30%) J2EE
3 21 (38.89%) XML
3 21 (38.89%) HTML
4 19 (35.19%) JSON
5 18 (33.33%) Spring
5 18 (33.33%) HTML5
6 17 (31.48%) Middleware
7 16 (29.63%) SOAP
8 11 (20.37%) JMS
8 11 (20.37%) REST
9 10 (18.52%) CSS
9 10 (18.52%) Hibernate
10 9 (16.67%) Java EE
11 7 (12.96%) RESTful
12 5 (9.26%) EJB 3.0
12 5 (9.26%) CSS3
13 4 (7.41%) JSP
14 3 (5.56%) JavaBeans
15 2 (3.70%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.26%) Open Source
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (44.44%) Linux
2 13 (24.07%) UNIX
3 10 (18.52%) Windows
4 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.63%) TDD
2 16 (29.63%) UML
2 16 (29.63%) Scrum
3 15 (27.78%) Process Management
4 12 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 11 (20.37%) Workflow
6 10 (18.52%) SOA
7 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (14.81%) Web Development
8 8 (14.81%) BDD
8 8 (14.81%) User Stories
9 7 (12.96%) Software Delivery
9 7 (12.96%) Data Management
9 7 (12.96%) EAI
9 7 (12.96%) RUP
10 6 (11.11%) DSDM
10 6 (11.11%) ITSM
10 6 (11.11%) Configuration Management
10 6 (11.11%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (83.33%) Java
2 12 (22.22%) SQL
3 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.96%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 6 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (3.70%) C++
7 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.67%) Degree
3 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Puppet
1 4 (7.41%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 35 (64.81%) Oracle
2 6 (11.11%) Remedy
3 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.41%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.85%) Google
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft