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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise JavaBeans 3.0 (EJB 3.0)
Rank 562 564 534
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -30
Contract jobs citing EJB 3.0 24 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.023% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.084% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 20
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£469 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 -

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
14772 14272 13910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.09% 27.70% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10119 9132 8723
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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 193 301 365
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.15 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 22 December 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 27 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 22 December 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
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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 -20 21 £475 +18.75% 4
South East -9 12 £469 - 1
Oxfordshire - 12 £469 - 1
Oxford - 7 £463 - 1
London +15 4 £545 +36.25% 2
Edinburgh - 3 £350 -
Scotland - 3 £350 -
Kidlington - 3 £500 -
City of London +1 2 £455 +40.00%
West Midlands - 1 - -
North West - - - -
East of England - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Reading - - - -
Staines - - - -
York - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -

EJB 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 56 (100.00%) Java
1 56 (100.00%) EJB
2 46 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (80.36%) Oracle
4 37 (66.07%) Hibernate
4 37 (66.07%) Spring
5 28 (50.00%) Web Services
5 28 (50.00%) JBoss
6 27 (48.21%) HTML
6 27 (48.21%) XML
7 26 (46.43%) JSF
8 24 (42.86%) Maven
9 22 (39.29%) J2EE
9 22 (39.29%) Scrum
9 22 (39.29%) Oracle Database
10 21 (37.50%) JPA
11 20 (35.71%) Workflow
12 18 (32.14%) SQL
12 18 (32.14%) Git (software)
13 17 (30.36%) JUnit
13 17 (30.36%) SOAP
13 17 (30.36%) Software Engineering
13 17 (30.36%) Java EE
13 17 (30.36%) JSON
14 16 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (28.57%) RESTful
14 16 (28.57%) Relational Database
15 15 (26.79%) CSS
15 15 (26.79%) JSP
15 15 (26.79%) Apache

EJB 3.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 28 (50.00%) JBoss
2 15 (26.79%) Apache
3 12 (21.43%) Tomcat
4 10 (17.86%) CMS
4 10 (17.86%) Alfresco
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.79%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (39.29%) Oracle Database
2 16 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 15 (26.79%) RDBMS
4 12 (21.43%) MySQL
5 11 (19.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
7 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (42.86%) Maven
2 18 (32.14%) Git (software)
3 17 (30.36%) JUnit
4 14 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 9 (16.07%) Eclipse
6 7 (12.50%) SoapUI
6 7 (12.50%) Subversion
7 6 (10.71%) JIRA
7 6 (10.71%) Mockito
8 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
8 4 (7.14%) Hudson
8 4 (7.14%) Gerrit
8 4 (7.14%) NUnit
8 4 (7.14%) Selenium
9 3 (5.36%) Bugzilla
9 3 (5.36%) Redmine
10 2 (3.57%) Ant
10 2 (3.57%) Mercurial
11 1 (1.79%) ClearCase
11 1 (1.79%) TestNG
General
1 9 (16.07%) Publishing
2 8 (14.29%) Finance
3 5 (8.93%) Multimedia
4 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Dutch Language
5 2 (3.57%) Back Office
6 1 (1.79%) French Language
6 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (92.86%) Developer
2 50 (89.29%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 7 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (12.50%) C++/Java Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Java Software Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Software Developer
5 2 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (3.57%) Lead Developer
5 2 (3.57%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (3.57%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 1 (1.79%) Lead Analyst Programmer
6 1 (1.79%) Lead Programmer
6 1 (1.79%) Java Architect
6 1 (1.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (1.79%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 1 (1.79%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (1.79%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 1 (1.79%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (100.00%) EJB
2 37 (66.07%) Hibernate
2 37 (66.07%) Spring
3 28 (50.00%) Web Services
4 27 (48.21%) XML
4 27 (48.21%) HTML
5 26 (46.43%) JSF
6 22 (39.29%) J2EE
7 21 (37.50%) JPA
8 17 (30.36%) SOAP
8 17 (30.36%) Java EE
8 17 (30.36%) JSON
9 16 (28.57%) RESTful
10 15 (26.79%) JSP
10 15 (26.79%) CSS
11 14 (25.00%) jQuery
12 13 (23.21%) HTML5
12 13 (23.21%) CSS3
12 13 (23.21%) JAXB
13 10 (17.86%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.14%) Clustering
2 4 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) UNIX
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (39.29%) Scrum
3 20 (35.71%) Workflow
4 17 (30.36%) Software Engineering
5 16 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (19.64%) Process Management
7 10 (17.86%) OO
7 10 (17.86%) TDD
7 10 (17.86%) Unit Testing
8 9 (16.07%) UML
9 8 (14.29%) User Stories
10 7 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 7 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 7 (12.50%) Software Testing
10 7 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
12 4 (7.14%) MVC
12 4 (7.14%) CRM
13 3 (5.36%) OOA/OOD
13 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (32.14%) SQL
3 12 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.50%) C
4 7 (12.50%) C++
5 4 (7.14%) C#
6 3 (5.36%) XPath
7 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.43%) Degree
3 11 (19.64%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 45 (80.36%) Oracle
2 7 (12.50%) TIBCO
3 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.57%) Sybase
4 1 (1.79%) Sun