The table below looks at the statistics for EJB skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EJB over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Rank 491 531 522
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -9
Contract jobs citing EJB 155 131 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% 0.80% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 88 65
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £338 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £384
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median 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
16167 16419 15518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.92% 28.02% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11211 11157 9833
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 289 216
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

EJB
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing EJB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EJB within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 150 £475 +11.76% 15
London +3 67 £475 +11.76% 5
South East +1 21 £449 +10.80%
North West +18 13 £510 +14.92% 1
East of England +27 12 £475 -
South West +19 12 £550 +15.78% 4
Gloucestershire +13 12 £550 - 3
Manchester +7 12 £520 +18.85% 1
North East -4 12 £325 -35.00% 1
Tyne and Wear -13 12 £325 -35.00% 1
West Midlands -24 12 £480 +23.87% 1
Oxfordshire +2 10 £450 +7.78%
Gloucester - 9 £550 - 2
City of London +18 8 £475 -2.56% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 7 £367 -26.59%
Suffolk - 7 £475 -
Sunderland - 5 £325 - 1
Bury St Edmunds - 5 £475 -
Berkshire -3 4 £375 +7.14%
Oxford -5 4 £461 +8.52%
Birmingham -8 4 £500 +31.14%
Buckinghamshire +16 3 £365 -21.08%
Hertfordshire +7 3 - -
Watford 0 3 - -
Surrey -1 3 £500 +16.27%
Northern Ireland -6 3 £413 +26.92% 1
County Antrim -7 3 £413 +26.92% 1
Belfast -8 3 £413 +26.92% 1
Kidlington - 3 £450 -
Shropshire -20 2 - -

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing EJB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for EJB.

1 263 (93.93%) Java
2 174 (62.14%) J2EE
3 136 (48.57%) XML
4 130 (46.43%) Web Services
5 126 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
6 116 (41.43%) HTML
7 115 (41.07%) Oracle
8 113 (40.36%) JavaScript
9 109 (38.93%) JBoss
10 106 (37.86%) Spring
11 102 (36.43%) SQL
12 90 (32.14%) JMS
13 86 (30.71%) JSP
13 86 (30.71%) WebSphere
14 83 (29.64%) CSS
15 82 (29.29%) WebLogic
16 79 (28.21%) Hibernate
17 72 (25.71%) Unix
18 71 (25.36%) JUnit
19 70 (25.00%) TDD
20 67 (23.93%) Scrum
20 67 (23.93%) Linux
20 67 (23.93%) Security Cleared
21 61 (21.79%) Eclipse
22 60 (21.43%) Jenkins
23 58 (20.71%) Struts
24 57 (20.36%) REST
25 55 (19.64%) HTML5
25 55 (19.64%) Java EE
26 54 (19.29%) SOAP

EJB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 109 (38.93%) JBoss
2 86 (30.71%) WebSphere
3 82 (29.29%) WebLogic
4 42 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 33 (11.79%) GlassFish
5 33 (11.79%) Tomcat
6 31 (11.07%) Apache
7 27 (9.64%) Confluence
8 8 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.43%) ATG Dynamo
9 4 (1.43%) IIS
9 4 (1.43%) Mule
9 4 (1.43%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (1.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (1.07%) FileNet
10 3 (1.07%) LiveCycle
10 3 (1.07%) Mule ESB
10 3 (1.07%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.71%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
1 2 (0.71%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.36%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.36%) Magento
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 38 (13.57%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (5.36%) Amazon S3
3 15 (5.36%) Amazon SQS
4 7 (2.50%) GitHub
5 4 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.71%) Lucidchart
6 2 (0.71%) PaaS
6 2 (0.71%) SaaS
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.00%) Internet
2 11 (3.93%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.14%) AMQP
4 5 (1.79%) HTTP
5 4 (1.43%) LDAP
6 3 (1.07%) Firewall
6 3 (1.07%) SSL
7 2 (0.71%) FTP
8 1 (0.36%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.36%) Intranet
8 1 (0.36%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.36%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (16.07%) Relational Database
2 44 (15.71%) SQL Server
3 32 (11.43%) Oracle Database
4 20 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 18 (6.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (5.71%) Hadoop
6 16 (5.71%) Neo4j
6 16 (5.71%) OrientDB
7 14 (5.00%) MySQL
8 10 (3.57%) Big Data
9 6 (2.14%) DB2
9 6 (2.14%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.07%) GIS
11 3 (1.07%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.71%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 71 (25.36%) JUnit
2 61 (21.79%) Eclipse
3 60 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 47 (16.79%) JIRA
5 38 (13.57%) Maven
6 35 (12.50%) Ant
6 35 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 29 (10.36%) Subversion
8 28 (10.00%) Eclipse RCP
9 23 (8.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 21 (7.50%) Selenium
11 19 (6.79%) Cucumber
12 18 (6.43%) Bitbucket
13 13 (4.64%) IntelliJ
14 10 (3.57%) Hudson
14 10 (3.57%) Mockito
14 10 (3.57%) TeamCity
15 8 (2.86%) MyEclipse
16 7 (2.50%) Spock
17 6 (2.14%) QUnit
General
1 30 (10.71%) Finance
2 19 (6.79%) Retail
3 14 (5.00%) Banking
4 12 (4.29%) Publishing
5 6 (2.14%) Back Office
5 6 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.79%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.43%) Marketing
8 3 (1.07%) Advertising
9 2 (0.71%) Electronics
9 2 (0.71%) Front Office
9 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.36%) French Language
10 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 179 (63.93%) Developer
2 148 (52.86%) Java Developer
3 31 (11.07%) Software Engineer
4 26 (9.29%) Architect
5 21 (7.50%) Java Engineer
6 16 (5.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 16 (5.71%) Java Software Engineer
6 16 (5.71%) Scrum Master
7 15 (5.36%) Agile Developer
7 15 (5.36%) Senior Developer
8 14 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
8 14 (5.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 13 (4.64%) DV Cleared Java Developer
10 12 (4.29%) Java Software Developer
10 12 (4.29%) Software Developer
11 11 (3.93%) AWS Developer
11 11 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (3.93%) J2EE Developer
11 11 (3.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 11 (3.93%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (62.14%) J2EE
2 136 (48.57%) XML
3 130 (46.43%) Web Services
4 116 (41.43%) HTML
5 106 (37.86%) Spring
6 90 (32.14%) JMS
7 86 (30.71%) JSP
8 83 (29.64%) CSS
9 79 (28.21%) Hibernate
10 58 (20.71%) Struts
11 57 (20.36%) REST
12 55 (19.64%) HTML5
12 55 (19.64%) Java EE
13 54 (19.29%) SOAP
14 49 (17.50%) Swing
15 47 (16.79%) JSON
16 45 (16.07%) XSLT
17 43 (15.36%) Servlets
18 42 (15.00%) EJB 3.0
19 40 (14.29%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.21%) Wiki
2 20 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (5.71%) Cyberthreat
4 14 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 12 (4.29%) User Experience
6 11 (3.93%) IVR
7 7 (2.50%) Web 2.0
8 6 (2.14%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.43%) Biometrics
11 3 (1.07%) DataPower
11 3 (1.07%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.71%) SWIFT
13 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.36%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.36%) Ergonomics
13 1 (0.36%) Fintech
13 1 (0.36%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 72 (25.71%) Unix
2 67 (23.93%) Linux
3 22 (7.86%) Windows
4 16 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.79%) Solaris
6 3 (1.07%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.36%) HPUX
8 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (25.00%) TDD
3 67 (23.93%) Scrum
4 50 (17.86%) OO
4 50 (17.86%) Software Engineering
5 47 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (15.71%) BDD
7 40 (14.29%) UML
8 38 (13.57%) DevOps
9 35 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 34 (12.14%) MVC
10 34 (12.14%) SOA
11 33 (11.79%) Web Development
12 28 (10.00%) Open Source
13 24 (8.57%) OOD
14 22 (7.86%) Continuous Delivery
15 20 (7.14%) Release Management
16 18 (6.43%) Requirements Analysis
17 14 (5.00%) Content Enrichment
17 14 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 263 (93.93%) Java
2 113 (40.36%) JavaScript
3 102 (36.43%) SQL
4 38 (13.57%) PL/SQL
5 30 (10.71%) Scala
6 29 (10.36%) Ruby
7 23 (8.21%) Python
8 18 (6.43%) Perl
9 17 (6.07%) C
10 12 (4.29%) C++
11 10 (3.57%) Shell Script
12 9 (3.21%) C#
12 9 (3.21%) VB
13 8 (2.86%) XPath
14 7 (2.50%) Korn
15 6 (2.14%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.79%) PHP
16 5 (1.79%) VB.NET
17 3 (1.07%) PowerShell
17 3 (1.07%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (23.93%) Security Cleared
2 41 (14.64%) DV Cleared
3 27 (9.64%) SC Cleared
4 14 (5.00%) Degree
5 5 (1.79%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.07%) OCMJD
7 2 (0.71%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.71%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.36%) HND
8 1 (0.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.14%) QA
2 4 (1.43%) FATCA
3 2 (0.71%) ISO20022
System Software
1 12 (4.29%) Docker
2 3 (1.07%) NDS
2 3 (1.07%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 3 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.36%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (5.71%) Puppet
2 5 (1.79%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.71%) Ansible
3 2 (0.71%) OpenSSO
3 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.36%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (0.36%) Grafana
4 1 (0.36%) Kibana
4 1 (0.36%) yum
Vendors
1 115 (41.07%) Oracle
2 38 (13.57%) Sybase
3 22 (7.86%) ATG
4 19 (6.79%) hybris
4 19 (6.79%) IBM
5 18 (6.43%) Red Hat
6 17 (6.07%) Google
7 12 (4.29%) Atlassian
7 12 (4.29%) webMethods
8 11 (3.93%) Percussion
9 9 (3.21%) Solace
9 9 (3.21%) Sun
10 7 (2.50%) Microsoft
11 6 (2.14%) Adobe
12 5 (1.79%) MuleSoft
13 4 (1.43%) Avaya
13 4 (1.43%) BEA
13 4 (1.43%) Nortel
13 4 (1.43%) SAP
13 4 (1.43%) Splunk
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