The table below looks at the statistics for EJB 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 over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Rank 461 491 376
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -115
Contract jobs citing EJB 125 102 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.19% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 0.69% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 52 115
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £267 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £550 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £319 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.39% -8.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50

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
14707 14714 12753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.38% 27.19% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9574 9397 8038
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 228 336
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

EJB
Jobs Demand Trend

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

EJB Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

EJB
Daily Rate Trend

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

EJB Daily Rate Trend in the UK

EJB
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EJB within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

EJB Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

EJB
Hourly Rate Trend

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

EJB Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

EJB
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +35 119 £413 -7.04% 37
London +22 51 £438 -12.50% 14
South East 0 33 £400 +10.34% 10
South West -1 15 £473 +45.38% 1
Gloucestershire - 14 £473 -
City of London +19 11 £431 -13.75% 4
Oxfordshire -15 8 £405 - 3
Buckinghamshire +2 7 £500 +88.67%
Berkshire -5 7 £450 +11.11% 2
Manchester -7 7 £500 - 2
North West -12 7 £500 - 3
Milton Keynes -2 6 £500 +88.67%
Hampshire -3 6 £373 +14.67% 3
Southampton -9 6 £373 - 1
Oxford - 6 £400 - 2
East of England +8 5 £375 -29.24% 1
Surrey +4 5 £350 - 1
Edinburgh -15 3 £344 +9.91% 1
Scotland -34 3 £344 +10.97% 1
Reading +2 2 £473 -
East Midlands -5 2 £410 +54.71% 1
Bedfordshire -6 2 £375 +41.50%
Luton - 2 £375 -
Bracknell +4 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire +2 1 £375 -
Midlands - 1 £350 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 1
County Antrim - 1 - - 1
Belfast - 1 - - 1

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 207 (94.09%) Java
2 130 (59.09%) Oracle
3 123 (55.91%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (55.00%) J2EE
5 113 (51.36%) Web Services
6 85 (38.64%) HTML
7 83 (37.73%) XML
8 79 (35.91%) JSP
8 79 (35.91%) Spring
8 79 (35.91%) Hibernate
9 76 (34.55%) JBoss
10 74 (33.64%) SQL
11 70 (31.82%) Servlets
11 70 (31.82%) WebLogic
12 68 (30.91%) Scrum
13 67 (30.45%) TDD
14 61 (27.73%) JavaScript
15 60 (27.27%) Linux
15 60 (27.27%) Java EE
16 59 (26.82%) CSS
17 56 (25.45%) UNIX
17 56 (25.45%) JMS
17 56 (25.45%) Oracle Database
18 55 (25.00%) JUnit
19 52 (23.64%) Maven
20 50 (22.73%) Subversion
20 50 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
21 49 (22.27%) WebSphere
22 48 (21.82%) EJB 3.0
23 47 (21.36%) Security Cleared

EJB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 76 (34.55%) JBoss
2 70 (31.82%) WebLogic
3 49 (22.27%) WebSphere
4 44 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 40 (18.18%) Apache
6 23 (10.45%) Confluence
7 19 (8.64%) GlassFish
8 15 (6.82%) WebSphere Application Server
9 12 (5.45%) CMS
10 11 (5.00%) Alfresco
11 10 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (3.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (2.73%) Documentum
13 6 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (2.27%) MQSeries
15 4 (1.82%) Apache Pig
15 4 (1.82%) Commerce Server
16 3 (1.36%) MQSI
16 3 (1.36%) Mule
16 3 (1.36%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.73%) Oracle BPM
1 6 (2.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.82%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.45%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.73%) Amazon SQS
1 6 (2.73%) Amazon S3
1 6 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.73%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (15.00%) Internet
2 16 (7.27%) HTTP
3 15 (6.82%) AMQP
4 11 (5.00%) Intranet
5 9 (4.09%) Firewall
6 8 (3.64%) Extranet
7 7 (3.18%) SSL
8 1 (0.45%) DMZ
8 1 (0.45%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.45%) VPN
8 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.45%) Broadband
8 1 (0.45%) LAN
8 1 (0.45%) WAN
8 1 (0.45%) Wireless
8 1 (0.45%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (25.45%) Oracle Database
2 39 (17.73%) MySQL
3 37 (16.82%) Relational Database
4 36 (16.36%) SQL Server
5 26 (11.82%) MongoDB
6 23 (10.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 21 (9.55%) NoSQL
7 21 (9.55%) Big Data
8 20 (9.09%) Hadoop
9 13 (5.91%) DB2
10 11 (5.00%) RDBMS
11 10 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
12 8 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (1.82%) Apache Hive
15 4 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (1.82%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 55 (25.00%) JUnit
2 52 (23.64%) Maven
3 50 (22.73%) Subversion
4 47 (21.36%) Eclipse
5 46 (20.91%) Ant
6 40 (18.18%) JIRA
7 34 (15.45%) Jenkins
8 27 (12.27%) Cucumber
9 17 (7.73%) Hudson
10 16 (7.27%) Git (software)
11 15 (6.82%) Mercurial
11 15 (6.82%) Gradle
12 14 (6.36%) SoapUI
13 13 (5.91%) Eclipse RCP
14 9 (4.09%) Mockito
15 8 (3.64%) Selenium
15 8 (3.64%) Artifactory
16 7 (3.18%) Toad
17 3 (1.36%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
17 3 (1.36%) NUnit
General
1 25 (11.36%) Finance
2 15 (6.82%) Banking
3 11 (5.00%) Publishing
4 9 (4.09%) Retail
5 3 (1.36%) Front Office
5 3 (1.36%) Back Office
5 3 (1.36%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.91%) iGaming
6 2 (0.91%) Advertising
6 2 (0.91%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.45%) Games
7 1 (0.45%) Legal
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.45%) French Language
7 1 (0.45%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 170 (77.27%) Developer
2 143 (65.00%) Java Developer
3 24 (10.91%) Senior Developer
4 19 (8.64%) Architect
4 19 (8.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (5.00%) Analyst
5 11 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 10 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (3.18%) Support Analyst
7 7 (3.18%) Web Analyst
7 7 (3.18%) Java Architect
7 7 (3.18%) Web Support Analyst
8 6 (2.73%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (2.73%) WebSphere Developer
8 6 (2.73%) J2EE Developer
9 5 (2.27%) Technical Architect
9 5 (2.27%) Administrator
10 4 (1.82%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (1.82%) C++/Java Developer
10 4 (1.82%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (55.00%) J2EE
2 113 (51.36%) Web Services
3 85 (38.64%) HTML
4 83 (37.73%) XML
5 79 (35.91%) JSP
5 79 (35.91%) Spring
5 79 (35.91%) Hibernate
6 70 (31.82%) Servlets
7 60 (27.27%) Java EE
8 59 (26.82%) CSS
9 56 (25.45%) JMS
10 48 (21.82%) EJB 3.0
11 47 (21.36%) JSON
12 39 (17.73%) SOAP
13 38 (17.27%) JDBC
13 38 (17.27%) JPA
14 37 (16.82%) JSF
15 28 (12.73%) Middleware
15 28 (12.73%) Ajax
16 27 (12.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.73%) Open Source
2 19 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.73%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.18%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.82%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.36%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.91%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.91%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.91%) Clustering
9 1 (0.45%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 60 (27.27%) Linux
2 56 (25.45%) UNIX
3 31 (14.09%) Windows
4 21 (9.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.82%) Windows NT
6 2 (0.91%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (55.91%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (30.91%) Scrum
3 67 (30.45%) TDD
4 50 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (19.09%) MVC
6 34 (15.45%) Software Engineering
7 32 (14.55%) UML
8 28 (12.73%) SOA
9 26 (11.82%) E-Commerce
10 25 (11.36%) OO
11 22 (10.00%) Unit Testing
11 22 (10.00%) Process Management
11 22 (10.00%) Workflow
12 20 (9.09%) User Stories
13 19 (8.64%) OOP
14 18 (8.18%) Configuration Management
15 17 (7.73%) Software Delivery
16 15 (6.82%) MapReduce
17 14 (6.36%) Software Testing
18 13 (5.91%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 207 (94.09%) Java
2 74 (33.64%) SQL
3 61 (27.73%) JavaScript
4 23 (10.45%) Python
5 19 (8.64%) PL/SQL
6 15 (6.82%) C#
7 14 (6.36%) C
8 10 (4.55%) Clojure
8 10 (4.55%) Perl
9 9 (4.09%) XPath
9 9 (4.09%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.64%) Ruby
10 8 (3.64%) PHP
11 7 (3.18%) C++
11 7 (3.18%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 6 (2.73%) JPQL
13 4 (1.82%) VBA
14 3 (1.36%) R
15 2 (0.91%) Scala
15 2 (0.91%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 47 (21.36%) Security Cleared
2 42 (19.09%) DV Cleared
3 28 (12.73%) Degree
4 11 (5.00%) Sun Certification
5 8 (3.64%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.82%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.91%) OCMJD
7 2 (0.91%) HND
8 1 (0.45%) CISSP
8 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.45%) SLA
1 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (3.64%) Varnish
2 4 (1.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (6.82%) Puppet
1 15 (6.82%) Vagrant
2 8 (3.64%) yum
3 2 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.91%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 130 (59.09%) Oracle
2 24 (10.91%) Red Hat
3 22 (10.00%) Sybase
4 15 (6.82%) Atlassian
5 10 (4.55%) Sun
6 8 (3.64%) TIBCO
7 6 (2.73%) IBM
7 6 (2.73%) Remedy
8 5 (2.27%) Endeca
8 5 (2.27%) hybris
9 3 (1.36%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.36%) OpenText
10 2 (0.91%) Adobe
10 2 (0.91%) SAP
11 1 (0.45%) BEA
11 1 (0.45%) ILOG
11 1 (0.45%) ATG
11 1 (0.45%) Perforce
11 1 (0.45%) InterSystems
11 1 (0.45%) Google
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + 3 month minimum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £370.37 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £425 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Basingstoke
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £425 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Bracknell
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago