The table below looks at the statistics for EJB 3.0 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EJB 3.0 over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise JavaBeans 3.0 (EJB 3.0)
Rank 556 551 500
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -51
Contract jobs citing EJB 3.0 21 10 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.021% 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.076% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 20
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£500 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £345 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13731 13141 12896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.05% 27.00% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9225 8312 8170
Average daily rate £390 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 276 337
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.46 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

EJB 3.0
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EJB 3.0 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

EJB 3.0 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

EJB 3.0
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing EJB 3.0 within the UK.

EJB 3.0 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

EJB 3.0
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EJB 3.0 within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

EJB 3.0 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

EJB 3.0
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EJB 3.0 within the UK.

EJB 3.0 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

EJB 3.0
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EJB 3.0 within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 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
England -19 17 £500 +17.64% 16
London +6 6 £520 +22.35% 3
Edinburgh - 4 £350 - 1
Scotland - 4 £350 - 1
South East -21 3 £500 - 5
Oxfordshire - 3 £500 - 3
City of London +11 2 £515 +58.46%
East Midlands +9 2 £500 - 4
East of England - 1 £375 - 1
Oxford - 1 £450 - 3
Reading - - - -
Staines - - - -
York - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - - 3
Leicestershire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Guildford - - - - 1
Leicester - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
County Antrim - - - - 1
Belfast - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Derby - - - - 3
Northern Ireland - - - - 1

EJB 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing EJB 3.0 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 3.0.

1 51 (100.00%) Java
1 51 (100.00%) EJB
2 42 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (76.47%) Oracle
4 36 (70.59%) Hibernate
5 33 (64.71%) JBoss
6 30 (58.82%) Spring
7 28 (54.90%) XML
8 26 (50.98%) Maven
9 25 (49.02%) J2EE
9 25 (49.02%) HTML
10 23 (45.10%) SQL
10 23 (45.10%) Scrum
11 22 (43.14%) Workflow
12 21 (41.18%) JPA
13 20 (39.22%) JSF
13 20 (39.22%) Web Services
14 19 (37.25%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (35.29%) JUnit
16 17 (33.33%) CSS
16 17 (33.33%) Java EE
16 17 (33.33%) JSON
17 16 (31.37%) Git (software)
18 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
18 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
18 15 (29.41%) SOAP
18 15 (29.41%) Apache
18 15 (29.41%) Oracle Database
19 14 (27.45%) Jenkins
19 14 (27.45%) RESTful

EJB 3.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing EJB 3.0 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 3.0. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (64.71%) JBoss
2 15 (29.41%) Apache
3 12 (23.53%) Tomcat
4 10 (19.61%) Alfresco
4 10 (19.61%) CMS
5 5 (9.80%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.96%) JCAPS
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) Oracle Database
2 11 (21.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 11 (21.57%) MySQL
3 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
4 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
4 7 (13.73%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (50.98%) Maven
2 18 (35.29%) JUnit
3 16 (31.37%) Git (software)
4 14 (27.45%) Jenkins
5 11 (21.57%) SoapUI
6 10 (19.61%) Subversion
7 9 (17.65%) Eclipse
8 8 (15.69%) JIRA
9 7 (13.73%) Mockito
10 5 (9.80%) Cucumber
10 5 (9.80%) Selenium
10 5 (9.80%) Ant
11 4 (7.84%) NUnit
11 4 (7.84%) Hudson
12 3 (5.88%) Redmine
12 3 (5.88%) Bugzilla
13 2 (3.92%) Mercurial
13 2 (3.92%) Gerrit
14 1 (1.96%) ClearCase
14 1 (1.96%) Apache Ivy
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
1 9 (17.65%) Publishing
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
2 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
2 2 (3.92%) Dutch Language
2 2 (3.92%) Back Office
2 2 (3.92%) iGaming
3 1 (1.96%) French Language
3 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.96%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (94.12%) Developer
2 46 (90.20%) Java Developer
3 9 (17.65%) C++ Developer
3 9 (17.65%) C++/Java Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (1.96%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (1.96%) Programmer
5 1 (1.96%) Lead Developer
5 1 (1.96%) Analyst
5 1 (1.96%) Software Developer
5 1 (1.96%) Architect
5 1 (1.96%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (1.96%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (1.96%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (1.96%) Java Architect
5 1 (1.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (1.96%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 1 (1.96%) Java Programmer
5 1 (1.96%) Lead Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) EJB
2 36 (70.59%) Hibernate
3 30 (58.82%) Spring
4 28 (54.90%) XML
5 25 (49.02%) HTML
5 25 (49.02%) J2EE
6 21 (41.18%) JPA
7 20 (39.22%) JSF
7 20 (39.22%) Web Services
8 17 (33.33%) Java EE
8 17 (33.33%) JSON
8 17 (33.33%) CSS
9 15 (29.41%) SOAP
10 14 (27.45%) JAXB
10 14 (27.45%) RESTful
11 13 (25.49%) HTML5
11 13 (25.49%) JSP
12 12 (23.53%) CSS3
13 10 (19.61%) Ajax
14 9 (17.65%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.92%) Open Source
2 2 (3.92%) Clustering
2 2 (3.92%) User Experience
3 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Linux
2 4 (7.84%) UNIX
3 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (45.10%) Scrum
3 22 (43.14%) Workflow
4 19 (37.25%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
6 11 (21.57%) Process Management
7 9 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 9 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
8 8 (15.69%) User Stories
8 8 (15.69%) TDD
8 8 (15.69%) OO
9 7 (13.73%) UML
9 7 (13.73%) Automated Testing
9 7 (13.73%) MVC
10 5 (9.80%) CRM
11 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
11 4 (7.84%) AOP
12 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
12 3 (5.88%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (45.10%) SQL
3 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 9 (17.65%) C
4 9 (17.65%) C++
5 6 (11.76%) C#
6 4 (7.84%) Python
7 2 (3.92%) Ruby
7 2 (3.92%) Groovy
7 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) DV Cleared
1 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
2 11 (21.57%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 39 (76.47%) Oracle
2 2 (3.92%) Sybase
2 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.96%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.96%) Sun