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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise JavaBeans 3.0 (EJB 3.0)
Rank 610 587 548
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -39
Contract jobs citing EJB 3.0 10 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.044% 0.061%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.064% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 15
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £325 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+24.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00

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
15587 15227 14467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 27.86% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10478 9801 9188
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 225 284
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 9 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 31 July 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 -34 10 £500 +33.33% 6
London -2 5 £525 +7.74% 4
City of London -10 2 £475 +5.55% 3
Worthing - 2 £483 -
West Sussex - 2 £483 -
South East - 2 £483 -
East Midlands 0 1 £400 -20.00%
Gloucestershire -3 1 - -
South West -11 1 - - 2

EJB 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (100.00%) EJB
2 29 (96.67%) Java
3 26 (86.67%) JBoss
4 24 (80.00%) Hibernate
4 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (70.00%) JPA
6 19 (63.33%) Oracle
7 18 (60.00%) J2EE
8 17 (56.67%) XML
9 16 (53.33%) Web Services
10 15 (50.00%) SQL
10 15 (50.00%) JSF
11 13 (43.33%) JIRA
11 13 (43.33%) Scrum
11 13 (43.33%) SoapUI
11 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
12 12 (40.00%) DV Cleared
12 12 (40.00%) JAXB
13 11 (36.67%) Python
13 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
13 11 (36.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (33.33%) JUnit
15 9 (30.00%) Linux
15 9 (30.00%) Java EE
16 8 (26.67%) Maven
16 8 (26.67%) Subversion
16 8 (26.67%) Spring
17 7 (23.33%) JMS
17 7 (23.33%) HTML
18 6 (20.00%) Struts

EJB 3.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (86.67%) JBoss
2 3 (10.00%) Apache
2 3 (10.00%) Confluence
2 3 (10.00%) IIS
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.33%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.33%) Jetty
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Intranet
2 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) JIRA
1 13 (43.33%) SoapUI
2 10 (33.33%) JUnit
3 8 (26.67%) Subversion
3 8 (26.67%) Maven
4 5 (16.67%) Ant
5 4 (13.33%) Selenium
6 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
7 2 (6.67%) Mockito
7 2 (6.67%) QUnit
7 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
7 2 (6.67%) Checkstyle
8 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
8 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
8 1 (3.33%) FlexUnit
8 1 (3.33%) FishEye
8 1 (3.33%) Hudson
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
1 3 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Swedish Language
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (90.00%) Developer
2 22 (73.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.67%) C++/Java Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (6.67%) C++ Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.33%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.33%) AWS Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Flex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) EJB
2 24 (80.00%) Hibernate
3 21 (70.00%) JPA
4 18 (60.00%) J2EE
5 17 (56.67%) XML
6 16 (53.33%) Web Services
7 15 (50.00%) JSF
8 12 (40.00%) JAXB
9 9 (30.00%) Java EE
10 8 (26.67%) Spring
11 7 (23.33%) JMS
11 7 (23.33%) HTML
12 6 (20.00%) CSS
12 6 (20.00%) Struts
12 6 (20.00%) Ajax
12 6 (20.00%) jQuery
13 5 (16.67%) SOAP
14 3 (10.00%) .NET
14 3 (10.00%) XSLT
14 3 (10.00%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) DataPower
2 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Windows
3 4 (13.33%) UNIX
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) Scrum
3 11 (36.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (20.00%) MVC
5 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 4 (13.33%) SDLC
6 3 (10.00%) DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.00%) SOA
7 2 (6.67%) Workflow
7 2 (6.67%) TDD
7 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) AOP
7 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) Java
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (36.67%) Python
4 3 (10.00%) Perl
4 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.67%) C
5 2 (6.67%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) XQuery
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) Groovy
6 1 (3.33%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) HND
4 2 (6.67%) Sun Certification
4 2 (6.67%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.00%) Endeca
3 3 (10.00%) hybris
4 2 (6.67%) F5
4 2 (6.67%) IBM
4 2 (6.67%) Imperva
4 2 (6.67%) InterSystems
4 2 (6.67%) Sun
5 1 (3.33%) ILOG
5 1 (3.33%) Sybase
5 1 (3.33%) GUPTA