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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Rank 502 497 417
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -80
Contract jobs citing EJB 120 103 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.77% 0.68% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 59 81
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £265 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.75% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00

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
15578 15189 14479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.79% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10499 9744 9186
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 222 282
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.23 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +13 112 £410 +2.50% 26
London +16 48 £413 -0.84% 10
South East -9 27 £410 +59.22% 5
Berkshire +14 16 £350 - 1
North West -34 14 £431 +7.81% 3
Reading - 13 £363 -
West Midlands +16 11 £388 -0.64%
City of London -13 10 £450 +9.48% 5
Cheshire -2 7 £380 -24.00%
Manchester -11 7 £444 -1.38% 3
Scotland -11 7 £353 +8.46% 2
Hertfordshire -3 4 - -
East of England -7 4 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 4 £418 - 1
Surrey - 4 £428 - 2
Watford - 4 - -
Glasgow -2 3 £355 +11.81%
South West -7 3 £433 +8.12% 5
Solihull - 3 £375 -
Oxford - 3 £425 - 1
Gloucestershire -7 2 £550 -
West Sussex - 2 £483 -
Telford - 2 £410 -
Worthing - 2 £483 -
Knutsford - 2 £360 -
Birmingham - 2 £381 -
Shropshire - 2 £410 -
East Midlands -9 1 £400 +11.88%
Edinburgh -9 1 £350 +7.69% 2
Reigate - 1 £425 - 1

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 232 (94.69%) Java
2 129 (52.65%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (51.84%) J2EE
3 127 (51.84%) Web Services
4 117 (47.76%) Oracle
5 105 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 92 (37.55%) SQL
7 90 (36.73%) HTML
8 86 (35.10%) XML
9 82 (33.47%) JSP
9 82 (33.47%) Spring
10 81 (33.06%) Hibernate
11 77 (31.43%) JMS
12 75 (30.61%) Servlets
13 72 (29.39%) JBoss
14 70 (28.57%) Linux
15 67 (27.35%) Scrum
16 64 (26.12%) CSS
17 57 (23.27%) TDD
18 55 (22.45%) JUnit
18 55 (22.45%) Python
19 54 (22.04%) SOAP
20 53 (21.63%) WebLogic
21 51 (20.82%) Java EE
22 48 (19.59%) JIRA
22 48 (19.59%) Ant
22 48 (19.59%) Relational Database
23 47 (19.18%) Subversion
23 47 (19.18%) MVC
24 46 (18.78%) UNIX

EJB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 72 (29.39%) JBoss
2 53 (21.63%) WebLogic
3 42 (17.14%) WebSphere
4 36 (14.69%) Confluence
5 33 (13.47%) Apache
6 23 (9.39%) Tomcat
6 23 (9.39%) WebSphere Application Server
7 16 (6.53%) MQSeries
8 14 (5.71%) Oracle Spatial
9 13 (5.31%) Node.js
10 10 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (2.45%) Mule
11 6 (2.45%) JCAPS
11 6 (2.45%) Mule ESB
12 5 (2.04%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (2.04%) GlassFish
13 4 (1.63%) IIS
14 3 (1.22%) Liferay
15 2 (0.82%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 4 (1.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (7.76%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (3.27%) Tridion
3 7 (2.86%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.82%) Cordys
4 2 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.41%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.31%) GitHub
3 8 (3.27%) Amazon SQS
3 8 (3.27%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.82%) PaaS
6 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.39%) Internet
2 14 (5.71%) HTTP
3 11 (4.49%) AMQP
4 9 (3.67%) SSL
5 5 (2.04%) Firewall
6 4 (1.63%) Intranet
7 3 (1.22%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.41%) VPN
8 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.41%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.41%) DMZ
8 1 (0.41%) Extranet
8 1 (0.41%) Wireless
8 1 (0.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (19.59%) Relational Database
2 38 (15.51%) Oracle Database
3 31 (12.65%) DB2
4 30 (12.24%) SQL Server
5 23 (9.39%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (8.16%) RDBMS
7 18 (7.35%) MySQL
8 17 (6.94%) MongoDB
9 16 (6.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (6.12%) NoSQL
11 13 (5.31%) Big Data
12 12 (4.90%) Hadoop
13 11 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (3.27%) Oracle Database 10g
16 7 (2.86%) Oracle8/8i Database
16 7 (2.86%) Oracle9i Database
16 7 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 55 (22.45%) JUnit
2 48 (19.59%) Ant
2 48 (19.59%) JIRA
3 47 (19.18%) Subversion
4 39 (15.92%) Maven
4 39 (15.92%) Eclipse
5 29 (11.84%) Git (software)
6 18 (7.35%) Cucumber
6 18 (7.35%) Jenkins
7 15 (6.12%) TeamCity
8 14 (5.71%) Hudson
9 13 (5.31%) Gradle
10 12 (4.90%) SoapUI
11 11 (4.49%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 10 (4.08%) Mercurial
12 10 (4.08%) Artifactory
13 8 (3.27%) Log4j
14 6 (2.45%) Selenium
15 4 (1.63%) IntelliJ
15 4 (1.63%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 27 (11.02%) Finance
2 24 (9.80%) Banking
3 16 (6.53%) Retail
4 11 (4.49%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.04%) Front Office
6 3 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.82%) Back Office
7 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.82%) Legal
7 2 (0.82%) Advertising
7 2 (0.82%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 165 (67.35%) Developer
2 114 (46.53%) Java Developer
3 24 (9.80%) Senior Developer
4 19 (7.76%) Architect
5 18 (7.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 17 (6.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 16 (6.53%) Administrator
8 13 (5.31%) Designer
9 11 (4.49%) Oracle Developer
10 9 (3.67%) SQL Developer
11 7 (2.86%) Applications Developer
11 7 (2.86%) Software Engineer
11 7 (2.86%) Analyst
11 7 (2.86%) Java Architect
12 6 (2.45%) JavaScript Developer
13 5 (2.04%) Front-End Developer
13 5 (2.04%) Technical Architect
13 5 (2.04%) Consultant
13 5 (2.04%) SQL Server Developer
13 5 (2.04%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (51.84%) J2EE
1 127 (51.84%) Web Services
2 90 (36.73%) HTML
3 86 (35.10%) XML
4 82 (33.47%) JSP
4 82 (33.47%) Spring
5 81 (33.06%) Hibernate
6 77 (31.43%) JMS
7 75 (30.61%) Servlets
8 64 (26.12%) CSS
9 54 (22.04%) SOAP
10 51 (20.82%) Java EE
11 40 (16.33%) JPA
12 38 (15.51%) REST
13 37 (15.10%) Struts
14 31 (12.65%) JSON
15 29 (11.84%) JDBC
16 28 (11.43%) JSTL
16 28 (11.43%) EJB 3.0
17 27 (11.02%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.71%) GIS
3 11 (4.49%) N-Tier
3 11 (4.49%) Wiki
4 8 (3.27%) Web 2.0
4 8 (3.27%) Client/Server
4 8 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.45%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.04%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.22%) Derivative
7 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.22%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.22%) Clustering
7 3 (1.22%) Equities
8 2 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.82%) DataPower
8 2 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.41%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.41%) VUI
9 1 (0.41%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 70 (28.57%) Linux
2 46 (18.78%) UNIX
3 30 (12.24%) Windows
4 17 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (5.71%) Solaris
6 8 (3.27%) HPUX
7 1 (0.41%) AIX
7 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (52.65%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (27.35%) Scrum
3 57 (23.27%) TDD
4 47 (19.18%) MVC
5 43 (17.55%) UML
6 39 (15.92%) SOA
7 34 (13.88%) OO
8 32 (13.06%) Open Source
9 29 (11.84%) SDLC
9 29 (11.84%) E-Commerce
10 26 (10.61%) Software Engineering
11 24 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (8.16%) User Stories
13 19 (7.76%) Waterfall
14 18 (7.35%) Data Modelling
15 17 (6.94%) Unit Testing
16 16 (6.53%) Web Development
17 15 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
17 15 (6.12%) Process Management
18 14 (5.71%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 232 (94.69%) Java
2 105 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 92 (37.55%) SQL
4 55 (22.45%) Python
5 29 (11.84%) PL/SQL
6 23 (9.39%) Bash Shell
7 18 (7.35%) XPath
8 15 (6.12%) Perl
9 13 (5.31%) C
10 10 (4.08%) PHP
10 10 (4.08%) VBA
11 9 (3.67%) C#
12 6 (2.45%) Scala
13 5 (2.04%) C++
14 4 (1.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.82%) Jython
16 2 (0.82%) Clojure
17 1 (0.41%) Ruby
17 1 (0.41%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 46 (18.78%) Security Cleared
2 28 (11.43%) DV Cleared
3 12 (4.90%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.08%) Degree
5 7 (2.86%) Sun Certification
6 5 (2.04%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.82%) OCMJD
7 2 (0.82%) HND
8 1 (0.41%) ISEB
8 1 (0.41%) CISSP
8 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.08%) Varnish
2 3 (1.22%) Docker
3 2 (0.82%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (5.31%) Puppet
2 10 (4.08%) Vagrant
3 8 (3.27%) yum
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.82%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 117 (47.76%) Oracle
2 26 (10.61%) Sybase
3 19 (7.76%) IBM
3 19 (7.76%) Atlassian
4 18 (7.35%) Red Hat
5 11 (4.49%) TIBCO
6 9 (3.67%) ATG
6 9 (3.67%) hybris
7 8 (3.27%) Elastic Path
7 8 (3.27%) Blue Martini
7 8 (3.27%) Interwoven
8 7 (2.86%) Microsoft
8 7 (2.86%) webMethods
9 6 (2.45%) Endeca
9 6 (2.45%) Sun
10 5 (2.04%) Pega
11 4 (1.63%) MuleSoft
11 4 (1.63%) Google
12 3 (1.22%) OpenText
12 3 (1.22%) F5
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