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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Rank 499 456 430
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -26
Contract jobs citing EJB 113 130 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 0.85% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 71 76
Average daily rate
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£410 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.10% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £320 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £62.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.00%

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
15650 15213 15616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.17% 28.83% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10137 9787 9367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 266 374
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 -35 89 £419 +4.68% 37
London -31 34 £425 +3.03% 15
North West +19 27 £375 +31.57% 7
Scotland -8 18 £350 +3.70% 1
Glasgow -10 13 £350 +7.69%
South West -35 10 - - 2
Manchester -4 9 £481 +68.85% 5
Gloucestershire - 9 - -
City of London +9 7 £429 +17.39% 6
South East -2 7 £250 -23.07% 5
Edinburgh +2 5 £350 -16.66%
West Midlands -14 5 £400 +23.07% 7
Cheshire +11 3 £500 - 2
East Midlands -2 3 £475 -9.52% 1
Wales -19 3 - - 2
East of England -26 2 £426 -5.27%
Nottingham +16 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +8 1 - -
Berkshire +8 1 - - 2
Guildford +1 1 - - 1
Northamptonshire -2 1 £500 -9.09% 1
Birmingham -4 1 £400 +23.07%
Surrey -8 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire -27 1 £365 -18.88%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Brentwood - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 1

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 192 (94.58%) Java
2 110 (54.19%) Oracle
3 89 (43.84%) Web Services
4 86 (42.36%) J2EE
5 85 (41.87%) JSP
6 75 (36.95%) XML
7 74 (36.45%) Spring
8 72 (35.47%) Agile Software Development
9 71 (34.98%) Servlets
10 70 (34.48%) SQL
10 70 (34.48%) Hibernate
11 66 (32.51%) JavaScript
12 64 (31.53%) HTML
13 56 (27.59%) Struts
13 56 (27.59%) JMS
14 53 (26.11%) Relational Database
15 50 (24.63%) Linux
15 50 (24.63%) JBoss
16 47 (23.15%) WebSphere
16 47 (23.15%) Java EE
17 46 (22.66%) Finance
17 46 (22.66%) CSS
18 45 (22.17%) EJB 3.0
19 43 (21.18%) JSF
20 42 (20.69%) Scrum
20 42 (20.69%) JUnit
20 42 (20.69%) UNIX
21 39 (19.21%) Maven
22 37 (18.23%) Ajax
22 37 (18.23%) WebLogic

EJB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 47 (23.15%) WebSphere
2 37 (18.23%) WebLogic
3 18 (8.87%) Tomcat
3 18 (8.87%) Confluence
3 18 (8.87%) GlassFish
4 14 (6.90%) Apache
4 14 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (6.40%) MQSeries
6 12 (5.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (3.94%) Adobe CQ
8 7 (3.45%) CMS
8 7 (3.45%) Escenic
9 6 (2.96%) WebLogic Portal
10 4 (1.97%) TPMS
10 4 (1.97%) CICS
11 3 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.99%) WebSphere Process Server
12 2 (0.99%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 17 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.46%) MS Office
3 2 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.96%) Oracle BPM
1 6 (2.96%) Tridion
2 1 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.49%) Brady Trinity
2 1 (0.49%) HFM
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.49%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.93%) Internet
2 7 (3.45%) HTTP
3 5 (2.46%) AMQP
4 4 (1.97%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.97%) ATM
4 4 (1.97%) LAN
4 4 (1.97%) VoIP
4 4 (1.97%) WAN
5 3 (1.48%) SSL
5 3 (1.48%) LDAP
6 2 (0.99%) SMTP
6 2 (0.99%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (26.11%) Relational Database
2 36 (17.73%) RDBMS
3 33 (16.26%) SQL Server
4 23 (11.33%) Oracle Database
5 17 (8.37%) MySQL
6 11 (5.42%) DB2
6 11 (5.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (5.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (3.94%) Hadoop
7 8 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (3.45%) Big Data
9 6 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.96%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.97%) Informix
11 3 (1.48%) Pentaho
12 2 (0.99%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.99%) Spotfire
12 2 (0.99%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 42 (20.69%) JUnit
2 39 (19.21%) Maven
3 34 (16.75%) Eclipse
4 33 (16.26%) Subversion
5 26 (12.81%) Ant
5 26 (12.81%) JIRA
6 11 (5.42%) Oracle Forms
6 11 (5.42%) Jenkins
7 9 (4.43%) Hudson
8 8 (3.94%) SoapUI
8 8 (3.94%) Gradle
9 7 (3.45%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 7 (3.45%) Git (software)
10 6 (2.96%) Mercurial
10 6 (2.96%) Log4j
11 5 (2.46%) Gerrit
12 4 (1.97%) Apache Ivy
12 4 (1.97%) Eclipse RCP
13 3 (1.48%) ERwin
13 3 (1.48%) JBuilder
General
1 46 (22.66%) Finance
2 17 (8.37%) Banking
3 10 (4.93%) Retail
4 8 (3.94%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.96%) Advertising
7 5 (2.46%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.48%) Back Office
8 3 (1.48%) German Language
9 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.49%) Publishing
10 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.49%) Legal
10 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.49%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.49%) French Language
Job Titles
1 138 (67.98%) Developer
2 104 (51.23%) Java Developer
3 27 (13.30%) Architect
4 26 (12.81%) Senior Developer
5 22 (10.84%) Senior Java Developer
6 19 (9.36%) Analyst
7 13 (6.40%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (6.40%) SQL Developer
8 12 (5.91%) WebSphere Developer
9 11 (5.42%) Technical Analyst
10 10 (4.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 10 (4.93%) Solutions Analyst
11 9 (4.43%) Programmer
11 9 (4.43%) Java Architect
12 8 (3.94%) Java Programmer
12 8 (3.94%) SQL Server Developer
13 7 (3.45%) Technical Architect
13 7 (3.45%) Senior Programmer
13 7 (3.45%) Senior Java Programmer
13 7 (3.45%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (43.84%) Web Services
2 86 (42.36%) J2EE
3 85 (41.87%) JSP
4 75 (36.95%) XML
5 74 (36.45%) Spring
6 71 (34.98%) Servlets
7 70 (34.48%) Hibernate
8 64 (31.53%) HTML
9 56 (27.59%) Struts
9 56 (27.59%) JMS
10 47 (23.15%) Java EE
11 46 (22.66%) CSS
12 45 (22.17%) EJB 3.0
13 43 (21.18%) JSF
14 37 (18.23%) Ajax
15 32 (15.76%) JPA
16 30 (14.78%) JDBC
16 30 (14.78%) jQuery
17 26 (12.81%) SOAP
18 19 (9.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.42%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.94%) Clustering
3 8 (3.94%) PMI
4 7 (3.45%) Open Source
5 6 (2.96%) Web 2.0
6 5 (2.46%) User Experience
7 4 (1.97%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.97%) Freedom of Information Act
7 4 (1.97%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (1.48%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.99%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.99%) DataPower
9 2 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.99%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.99%) Life Science
9 2 (0.99%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.99%) Derivative
9 2 (0.99%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 50 (24.63%) Linux
2 42 (20.69%) UNIX
3 19 (9.36%) Windows
4 11 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (4.43%) Solaris
6 7 (3.45%) HPUX
7 4 (1.97%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.99%) CentOS
8 2 (0.99%) Android
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (35.47%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (20.69%) Scrum
3 36 (17.73%) UML
3 36 (17.73%) SOA
4 32 (15.76%) E-Commerce
5 31 (15.27%) TDD
6 29 (14.29%) MVC
7 24 (11.82%) Migration
8 23 (11.33%) Unit Testing
9 22 (10.84%) OO
10 21 (10.34%) Mentoring
11 20 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (8.87%) OOA/OOD
13 17 (8.37%) RAD
14 16 (7.88%) Project Management
15 15 (7.39%) Data Modelling
16 13 (6.40%) EAI
16 13 (6.40%) PRINCE2
16 13 (6.40%) Software Engineering
16 13 (6.40%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 192 (94.58%) Java
2 70 (34.48%) SQL
3 66 (32.51%) JavaScript
4 34 (16.75%) PL/SQL
5 15 (7.39%) VBA
6 12 (5.91%) XPath
7 10 (4.93%) C
7 10 (4.93%) C#
8 9 (4.43%) Perl
8 9 (4.43%) PHP
9 8 (3.94%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.45%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.45%) Python
10 7 (3.45%) Scala
11 6 (2.96%) C++
11 6 (2.96%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.46%) Ruby
13 4 (1.97%) Groovy
14 2 (0.99%) Clojure
14 2 (0.99%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 29 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 23 (11.33%) Degree
3 15 (7.39%) SC Cleared
4 14 (6.90%) DV Cleared
5 8 (3.94%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.97%) OCPJP
7 3 (1.48%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.99%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.39%) QA
2 6 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.48%) Varnish
2 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.48%) YUM
2 2 (0.99%) Puppet
2 2 (0.99%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 110 (54.19%) Oracle
2 50 (24.63%) JBoss
3 26 (12.81%) Sybase
4 24 (11.82%) IBM
5 19 (9.36%) Microsoft
6 14 (6.90%) TIBCO
7 12 (5.91%) Red Hat
8 8 (3.94%) Atlassian
8 8 (3.94%) Sun
9 6 (2.96%) Elastic Path
9 6 (2.96%) ATG
9 6 (2.96%) Blue Martini
9 6 (2.96%) SAP
9 6 (2.96%) Interwoven
10 4 (1.97%) BEA
11 3 (1.48%) VMware
12 2 (0.99%) Kony
12 2 (0.99%) Yahoo!
12 2 (0.99%) Google
12 2 (0.99%) CA
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