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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Rank 468 446 382
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -64
Contract jobs citing EJB 108 121 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.24% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.77% 0.89% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 67 95
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£450 £363 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -5.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £319 £390
% change year-on-year
+28.52% -18.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £77.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +82.35%
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
14022 13562 12160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.72% 26.98% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9222 8450 7632
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 260 303
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -10 96 £438 +2.94% 41
London -22 36 £450 +3.15% 12
South East -10 28 £418 +15.17% 7
South West -21 15 £350 +11.11% 4
Gloucestershire - 12 £441 - 2
Buckinghamshire +4 11 £500 +88.67%
Milton Keynes +1 11 £500 +88.67%
North West -7 10 £500 - 5
Scotland -24 9 £350 +9.71% 4
Surrey +6 7 £350 -3.44% 2
Manchester -5 7 £500 - 3
Oxfordshire -9 7 £410 - 5
Edinburgh -13 5 £350 +2.86% 4
Oxford - 5 £413 - 5
City of London +14 3 £483 +13.52% 3
Berkshire -1 3 £315 -24.55%
East of England -1 3 £343 -35.37% 3
East Midlands +3 2 £500 +88.67% 4
Northamptonshire -12 2 £500 +88.67%
Hertfordshire +10 1 £310 - 1
Bracknell +4 1 - -
Yorkshire -18 1 - - 2
Gloucester - 1 £410 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 2
Derbyshire - - - - 3
Essex - - - - 1
Marlow - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 188 (95.43%) Java
2 117 (59.39%) Oracle
3 111 (56.35%) J2EE
4 109 (55.33%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (53.30%) Web Services
6 78 (39.59%) HTML
7 77 (39.09%) Hibernate
8 76 (38.58%) JSP
9 74 (37.56%) XML
10 70 (35.53%) Spring
11 67 (34.01%) JBoss
12 65 (32.99%) SQL
13 62 (31.47%) Servlets
14 60 (30.46%) WebLogic
14 60 (30.46%) TDD
15 57 (28.93%) CSS
16 54 (27.41%) JavaScript
16 54 (27.41%) Scrum
17 51 (25.89%) WebSphere
18 50 (25.38%) Oracle Database
19 49 (24.87%) EJB 3.0
19 49 (24.87%) Java EE
19 49 (24.87%) Continuous Integration
19 49 (24.87%) JUnit
20 47 (23.86%) Linux
20 47 (23.86%) Maven
21 46 (23.35%) JSON
22 45 (22.84%) UNIX
23 44 (22.34%) MVC
24 43 (21.83%) JDBC

EJB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 67 (34.01%) JBoss
2 60 (30.46%) WebLogic
3 51 (25.89%) WebSphere
4 37 (18.78%) Tomcat
5 34 (17.26%) Apache
6 21 (10.66%) Confluence
7 19 (9.64%) GlassFish
8 14 (7.11%) WebSphere Application Server
9 12 (6.09%) CMS
10 11 (5.58%) Alfresco
11 10 (5.08%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (3.05%) Documentum
12 6 (3.05%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (2.03%) Apache Pig
14 3 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
14 3 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (1.52%) JCAPS
14 3 (1.52%) Commerce Server
14 3 (1.52%) WebLogic Portal
14 3 (1.52%) MQSI
Business Applications
1 6 (3.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.03%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.05%) Amazon S3
1 6 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (3.05%) Amazon SQS
1 6 (3.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (15.74%) Internet
2 13 (6.60%) AMQP
3 11 (5.58%) HTTP
4 10 (5.08%) Intranet
5 8 (4.06%) Extranet
5 8 (4.06%) Firewall
6 5 (2.54%) SSL
7 1 (0.51%) Broadband
7 1 (0.51%) LAN
7 1 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (25.38%) Oracle Database
2 34 (17.26%) MySQL
3 31 (15.74%) SQL Server
4 25 (12.69%) Relational Database
5 23 (11.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 22 (11.17%) MongoDB
7 17 (8.63%) Hadoop
7 17 (8.63%) Big Data
8 15 (7.61%) NoSQL
9 12 (6.09%) RDBMS
10 10 (5.08%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (2.03%) Apache Hive
12 4 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (2.03%) DB2
13 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (1.02%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 49 (24.87%) JUnit
2 47 (23.86%) Maven
3 43 (21.83%) Subversion
4 42 (21.32%) Eclipse
5 37 (18.78%) Ant
6 33 (16.75%) JIRA
7 30 (15.23%) Jenkins
8 25 (12.69%) Cucumber
9 15 (7.61%) Git (software)
10 14 (7.11%) Mercurial
10 14 (7.11%) Hudson
10 14 (7.11%) SoapUI
11 13 (6.60%) Gradle
12 11 (5.58%) Eclipse RCP
13 8 (4.06%) Mockito
14 7 (3.55%) Selenium
14 7 (3.55%) Toad
15 5 (2.54%) Artifactory
16 4 (2.03%) NUnit
17 3 (1.52%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 26 (13.20%) Finance
2 18 (9.14%) Banking
3 11 (5.58%) Publishing
4 9 (4.57%) Retail
5 7 (3.55%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.52%) Front Office
6 3 (1.52%) Back Office
7 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.02%) iGaming
8 1 (0.51%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.51%) Advertising
8 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.51%) French Language
8 1 (0.51%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 154 (78.17%) Developer
2 126 (63.96%) Java Developer
3 21 (10.66%) Senior Developer
3 21 (10.66%) Architect
4 19 (9.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (7.61%) WebSphere Developer
6 13 (6.60%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (5.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 9 (4.57%) Analyst
9 8 (4.06%) Java Architect
10 7 (3.55%) Web Support Analyst
10 7 (3.55%) Web Analyst
10 7 (3.55%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.55%) J2EE Developer
11 6 (3.05%) C++ Developer
11 6 (3.05%) C++/Java Developer
12 5 (2.54%) Technical Architect
13 4 (2.03%) Administrator
13 4 (2.03%) WebLogic Administrator
14 3 (1.52%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (56.35%) J2EE
2 105 (53.30%) Web Services
3 78 (39.59%) HTML
4 77 (39.09%) Hibernate
5 76 (38.58%) JSP
6 74 (37.56%) XML
7 70 (35.53%) Spring
8 62 (31.47%) Servlets
9 57 (28.93%) CSS
10 49 (24.87%) Java EE
10 49 (24.87%) EJB 3.0
11 46 (23.35%) JSON
12 43 (21.83%) JDBC
13 41 (20.81%) JPA
14 38 (19.29%) JSF
14 38 (19.29%) JMS
15 28 (14.21%) Struts
16 27 (13.71%) SOAP
17 26 (13.20%) Middleware
17 26 (13.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.17%) Open Source
2 16 (8.12%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.52%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.52%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.02%) Clustering
6 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.02%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.02%) DataPower
7 1 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (23.86%) Linux
2 45 (22.84%) UNIX
3 24 (12.18%) Windows
4 18 (9.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.03%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.51%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (55.33%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (30.46%) TDD
3 54 (27.41%) Scrum
4 49 (24.87%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (22.34%) MVC
6 30 (15.23%) Software Engineering
6 30 (15.23%) E-Commerce
7 28 (14.21%) OO
8 27 (13.71%) UML
9 26 (13.20%) Unit Testing
10 25 (12.69%) Workflow
11 18 (9.14%) SOA
11 18 (9.14%) Process Management
11 18 (9.14%) User Stories
12 16 (8.12%) Configuration Management
13 14 (7.11%) EAI
13 14 (7.11%) Software Testing
14 13 (6.60%) OOP
14 13 (6.60%) MapReduce
15 11 (5.58%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 188 (95.43%) Java
2 65 (32.99%) SQL
3 54 (27.41%) JavaScript
4 15 (7.61%) PL/SQL
5 14 (7.11%) Python
6 12 (6.09%) C
7 10 (5.08%) C#
7 10 (5.08%) Clojure
8 9 (4.57%) Bash Shell
8 9 (4.57%) Perl
9 8 (4.06%) Ruby
10 7 (3.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 6 (3.05%) JPQL
11 6 (3.05%) C++
12 5 (2.54%) PHP
13 4 (2.03%) XPath
13 4 (2.03%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.03%) VBA
14 3 (1.52%) R
15 2 (1.02%) VB6
Qualifications
1 40 (20.30%) Security Cleared
2 37 (18.78%) DV Cleared
3 26 (13.20%) Degree
4 7 (3.55%) Sun Certification
5 4 (2.03%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.52%) VCP4
7 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) SLA
1 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.54%) Varnish
2 4 (2.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (6.60%) Puppet
1 13 (6.60%) Vagrant
2 5 (2.54%) yum
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 117 (59.39%) Oracle
2 21 (10.66%) Red Hat
3 20 (10.15%) Sybase
4 13 (6.60%) IBM
4 13 (6.60%) Atlassian
5 7 (3.55%) TIBCO
6 6 (3.05%) Remedy
6 6 (3.05%) Sun
7 2 (1.02%) SAP
7 2 (1.02%) ILOG
7 2 (1.02%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.02%) Yahoo!
7 2 (1.02%) Google
7 2 (1.02%) Kony
8 1 (0.51%) Splunk
8 1 (0.51%) InterSystems
8 1 (0.51%) Kofax
8 1 (0.51%) Perforce
8 1 (0.51%) Adobe
8 1 (0.51%) Business Objects
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