The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise JavaBeans 3.0 (EJB 3.0)
Rank 584 538 535
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -3
Contract jobs citing EJB 3.0 19 14 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.029% 0.094%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.11% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 34
Average daily rate £550 £408 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.96% +10.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £317 £335
% change year-on-year
- -5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15377 12977 15258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.75% 26.71% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9880 8116 8998
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 361 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.95 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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 16 April 2014.

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 23 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 16 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
England -29 19 £550 +34.14% 5
London -35 11 £550 +33.33%
City of London -7 6 £550 +33.33%
South West - 4 - - 4
South East -9 3 - -
South Wales - - - -
North West - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 2
Edinburgh - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Staines - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 2
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -

EJB 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) Java
1 29 (100.00%) EJB
2 22 (75.86%) JBoss
3 16 (55.17%) Maven
3 16 (55.17%) JMS
4 15 (51.72%) JPA
5 12 (41.38%) Java EE
6 11 (37.93%) JUnit
6 11 (37.93%) Web Services
6 11 (37.93%) SQL
7 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
7 9 (31.03%) UML
8 8 (27.59%) SOA
8 8 (27.59%) Oracle
8 8 (27.59%) Subversion
8 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
9 7 (24.14%) Finance
10 6 (20.69%) Front Office
10 6 (20.69%) Fixed Income
10 6 (20.69%) Clustering
10 6 (20.69%) Hibernate
10 6 (20.69%) JSF
10 6 (20.69%) WebLogic
10 6 (20.69%) Linux
10 6 (20.69%) Apache
10 6 (20.69%) JIRA
10 6 (20.69%) Confluence
10 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (20.69%) Investment Management

EJB 3.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 6 (20.69%) WebLogic
1 6 (20.69%) Apache
1 6 (20.69%) Confluence
2 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.90%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.45%) Mule
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) FTP
2 2 (6.90%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) HTTP
3 1 (3.45%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) GSM
3 1 (3.45%) SMS
3 1 (3.45%) LDAP
3 1 (3.45%) RTCP
3 1 (3.45%) RTP
3 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
1 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.45%) JasperReports
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Maven
2 11 (37.93%) JUnit
3 8 (27.59%) Subversion
3 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
4 6 (20.69%) JIRA
5 4 (13.79%) Eclipse
5 4 (13.79%) Ant
6 3 (10.34%) Hudson
7 1 (3.45%) Apache Continuum
7 1 (3.45%) Gerrit
7 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.45%) Selenium
7 1 (3.45%) FitNesse
7 1 (3.45%) JSUnit
7 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Front Office
3 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.45%) French Language
5 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.45%) Automotive
5 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Developer
2 20 (68.97%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Leader
3 3 (10.34%) Java Software Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Java Swing Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Java Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.45%) SOA Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Java Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Process Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Java Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) EJB
2 16 (55.17%) JMS
3 15 (51.72%) JPA
4 12 (41.38%) Java EE
5 11 (37.93%) Web Services
6 6 (20.69%) Hibernate
6 6 (20.69%) JSF
7 5 (17.24%) Swing
7 5 (17.24%) SOAP
7 5 (17.24%) Spring
8 4 (13.79%) JDO
8 4 (13.79%) JDBC
8 4 (13.79%) XML
8 4 (13.79%) Servlets
8 4 (13.79%) Java EE 5
8 4 (13.79%) GWT
9 3 (10.34%) PostGIS
9 3 (10.34%) REST
9 3 (10.34%) Ajax
9 3 (10.34%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Fixed Income
1 6 (20.69%) Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) Open Source
3 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) RIA
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
4 1 (3.45%) iPhone
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.45%) GIS
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) CentOS
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Android
5 1 (3.45%) HPUX
5 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) UML
2 8 (27.59%) SOA
2 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (20.69%) Investment Management
4 5 (17.24%) Multithreading
4 5 (17.24%) Scrum
5 4 (13.79%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (13.79%) OO
6 3 (10.34%) Fund Management
6 3 (10.34%) Migration
6 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.90%) TDD
7 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.90%) MVC
7 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.90%) Workflow
7 2 (6.90%) Web Development
7 2 (6.90%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (37.93%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.90%) VBA
5 2 (6.90%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) JBoss
2 8 (27.59%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) Sybase
4 3 (10.34%) InterSystems
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.90%) Sun
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.45%) ESRI
6 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.45%) BEA