The first table below looks at the demand for EJB skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 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 South West 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Rank 132 115 138
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +23
Contract jobs citing EJB 11 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.36% 0.68% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Average daily rate £313 £525 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £500 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £550 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
806 589 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.23% 25.04% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 364 510
Average daily rate £325 £320 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 37
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £15.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.00 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
EJB
England

EJB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

EJB Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

EJB
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

EJB Daily Rate Trend in the South West

EJB
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

EJB Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

EJB
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Somerset - 4 £350 -
Wiltshire - - - - 3
Bristol - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
EJB
England

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 20 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (75.00%) J2EE
3 12 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 12 (60.00%) Spring
4 11 (55.00%) WebSphere
4 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (55.00%) UML
5 10 (50.00%) JBoss
6 9 (45.00%) OOA/OOD
6 9 (45.00%) XML
6 9 (45.00%) HTML
6 9 (45.00%) Oracle
7 8 (40.00%) Servlets
7 8 (40.00%) JSF
8 7 (35.00%) jQuery
8 7 (35.00%) OO
9 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
9 6 (30.00%) Struts
9 6 (30.00%) CSS
9 6 (30.00%) JSP
9 6 (30.00%) OOD
9 6 (30.00%) Ajax
9 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (30.00%) TDD
9 6 (30.00%) Subversion
9 6 (30.00%) BDD
10 5 (25.00%) HTML5
10 5 (25.00%) Escenic
10 5 (25.00%) Scala
10 5 (25.00%) Hadoop

EJB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 11 (55.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (25.00%) MQSeries
3 5 (25.00%) CMS
3 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 5 (25.00%) Escenic
3 5 (25.00%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
4 1 (5.00%) Confluence
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 5 (25.00%) Big Data
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Subversion
2 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Rational Application Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (15.00%) Maven
4 2 (10.00%) JIRA
4 2 (10.00%) JUnit
5 1 (5.00%) Ant
5 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
5 1 (5.00%) JDeveloper
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium
5 1 (5.00%) FitNesse
5 1 (5.00%) JSUnit
5 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.00%) Gerrit
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
1 17 (85.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (30.00%) J2EE Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Senior Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Java Programmer
3 5 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
3 5 (25.00%) Programmer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Java Programmer
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) J2EE
2 12 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 12 (60.00%) Spring
3 9 (45.00%) XML
3 9 (45.00%) HTML
4 8 (40.00%) Servlets
4 8 (40.00%) JSF
5 7 (35.00%) jQuery
6 6 (30.00%) JSP
6 6 (30.00%) Ajax
6 6 (30.00%) Struts
6 6 (30.00%) CSS
7 5 (25.00%) .NET
7 5 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (25.00%) JMS
7 5 (25.00%) Java RMI
7 5 (25.00%) LAMP
7 5 (25.00%) JPA
7 5 (25.00%) EJB 3.0
7 5 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) UML
2 9 (45.00%) OOA/OOD
3 7 (35.00%) OO
4 6 (30.00%) OOD
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) TDD
4 6 (30.00%) BDD
5 5 (25.00%) Change Control
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) OOP
5 5 (25.00%) System Testing
5 5 (25.00%) RUP
6 3 (15.00%) SOA
7 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) EAI
8 1 (5.00%) MVC
8 1 (5.00%) Validation
8 1 (5.00%) OWASP
8 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) Scala
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (5.00%) OCPJWCD
2 1 (5.00%) OCPJP
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) JBoss
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Sun