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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Rank 491 428 428
Rank change year-on-year
-63 0
Contract jobs citing EJB 115 151 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 1.00% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 83 73
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£403 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.27% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £317 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £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
15698 15095 15547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.76% 28.64% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9962 9698 9555
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
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 222 265 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 -57 95 £403 +0.62% 47
London -42 34 £425 +3.03% 28
North West +15 30 £400 +40.35% 10
Scotland -15 14 £375 +15.38% 2
Glasgow -13 11 £375 +15.38% 1
Manchester -4 10 £481 +68.85% 10
South West -26 10 £400 +14.28%
South East -28 9 £250 -28.57% 7
Gloucestershire - 8 - -
City of London -5 7 £400 +17.64% 10
Cheshire +2 5 £500 -
West Midlands -9 5 £400 +23.07%
East Midlands -5 3 £475 - 2
Edinburgh -9 3 - -
Wales -11 3 - -
East of England -28 2 £426 -
Nottinghamshire +16 1 - -
Nottingham +14 1 - -
Bracknell +4 1 - -
Guildford +4 1 - - 1
Berkshire +1 1 - - 2
Surrey -3 1 - - 2
Birmingham -3 1 £400 +23.07%
Northamptonshire -4 1 £500 -2.43% 1
Hertfordshire -17 1 £365 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
North East - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Middlesex - - - -

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 187 (94.44%) Java
2 108 (54.55%) Oracle
3 80 (40.40%) JSP
4 78 (39.39%) Web Services
5 75 (37.88%) J2EE
6 74 (37.37%) XML
6 74 (37.37%) Spring
7 72 (36.36%) SQL
8 67 (33.84%) Hibernate
9 65 (32.83%) HTML
10 64 (32.32%) Servlets
11 60 (30.30%) JavaScript
12 58 (29.29%) JMS
13 55 (27.78%) Linux
14 54 (27.27%) Relational Database
15 47 (23.74%) JBoss
15 47 (23.74%) Finance
16 46 (23.23%) UNIX
16 46 (23.23%) Java EE
17 44 (22.22%) Struts
17 44 (22.22%) JUnit
17 44 (22.22%) WebSphere
18 43 (21.72%) EJB 3.0
19 41 (20.71%) Maven
20 39 (19.70%) Scrum
20 39 (19.70%) CSS
21 37 (18.69%) JSF
22 36 (18.18%) WebLogic
22 36 (18.18%) UML
22 36 (18.18%) RDBMS

EJB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 44 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 36 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 19 (9.60%) GlassFish
4 18 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 17 (8.59%) Confluence
6 15 (7.58%) WebSphere Application Server
7 14 (7.07%) MQSeries
8 12 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (5.56%) Apache
10 8 (4.04%) Adobe CQ
11 7 (3.54%) Escenic
11 7 (3.54%) CMS
12 4 (2.02%) CICS
12 4 (2.02%) WebLogic Portal
12 4 (2.02%) TPMS
13 3 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
14 2 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
15 1 (0.51%) Mule
15 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 17 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.53%) MS Office
3 2 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.54%) Tridion
2 4 (2.02%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.51%) Brady Trinity
3 1 (0.51%) HFM
3 1 (0.51%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.56%) Internet
2 7 (3.54%) HTTP
3 5 (2.53%) AMQP
4 4 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.02%) FTP
4 4 (2.02%) ATM
4 4 (2.02%) LAN
4 4 (2.02%) VoIP
4 4 (2.02%) WAN
5 3 (1.52%) LDAP
5 3 (1.52%) SSL
6 2 (1.01%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 36 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 32 (16.16%) SQL Server
4 21 (10.61%) Oracle Database
5 18 (9.09%) MySQL
6 15 (7.58%) DB2
7 11 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (4.04%) Hadoop
9 7 (3.54%) Big Data
10 6 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (2.02%) Informix
11 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.52%) Pentaho
13 2 (1.01%) Spotfire
13 2 (1.01%) JasperReports
13 2 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 44 (22.22%) JUnit
2 41 (20.71%) Maven
3 35 (17.68%) Eclipse
4 32 (16.16%) Subversion
5 31 (15.66%) Ant
6 29 (14.65%) JIRA
7 12 (6.06%) Jenkins
8 11 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
9 9 (4.55%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 8 (4.04%) Gradle
10 8 (4.04%) Hudson
11 7 (3.54%) SoapUI
11 7 (3.54%) Log4j
12 6 (3.03%) Git (software)
13 5 (2.53%) Mercurial
13 5 (2.53%) Gerrit
13 5 (2.53%) Eclipse RCP
14 4 (2.02%) Apache Ivy
15 3 (1.52%) Artifactory
15 3 (1.52%) ERwin
General
1 47 (23.74%) Finance
2 20 (10.10%) Banking
3 11 (5.56%) Retail
4 9 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.04%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.03%) German Language
6 6 (3.03%) Advertising
7 5 (2.53%) Multimedia
8 4 (2.02%) Back Office
9 3 (1.52%) Front Office
10 2 (1.01%) Legal
10 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.51%) Publishing
11 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.51%) French Language
Job Titles
1 135 (68.18%) Developer
2 107 (54.04%) Java Developer
3 25 (12.63%) Architect
4 23 (11.62%) Senior Developer
5 19 (9.60%) Senior Java Developer
6 18 (9.09%) Analyst
7 13 (6.57%) SQL Developer
8 12 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (6.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 11 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
10 10 (5.05%) Solutions Analyst
11 8 (4.04%) SQL Server Developer
11 8 (4.04%) Programmer
12 7 (3.54%) Technical Architect
12 7 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (3.54%) Java Architect
12 7 (3.54%) Developer Analyst
12 7 (3.54%) Java Programmer
12 7 (3.54%) Senior Programmer
12 7 (3.54%) Senior Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (40.40%) JSP
2 78 (39.39%) Web Services
3 75 (37.88%) J2EE
4 74 (37.37%) XML
4 74 (37.37%) Spring
5 67 (33.84%) Hibernate
6 65 (32.83%) HTML
7 64 (32.32%) Servlets
8 58 (29.29%) JMS
9 46 (23.23%) Java EE
10 44 (22.22%) Struts
11 43 (21.72%) EJB 3.0
12 39 (19.70%) CSS
13 37 (18.69%) JSF
14 35 (17.68%) Ajax
15 31 (15.66%) jQuery
16 28 (14.14%) JPA
17 25 (12.63%) SOAP
18 23 (11.62%) JDBC
19 20 (10.10%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (4.04%) Open Source
2 8 (4.04%) PMI
3 7 (3.54%) Web 2.0
4 6 (3.03%) Clustering
5 4 (2.02%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.02%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (2.02%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.02%) Freedom of Information Act
6 3 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.01%) Life Science
7 2 (1.01%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.01%) Derivative
7 2 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.01%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.01%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.51%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 55 (27.78%) Linux
2 46 (23.23%) UNIX
3 19 (9.60%) Windows
4 13 (6.57%) Solaris
5 11 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (4.04%) HPUX
7 4 (2.02%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.01%) Android
8 2 (1.01%) CentOS
8 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.51%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (19.70%) Scrum
2 36 (18.18%) UML
3 35 (17.68%) SOA
4 31 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (14.14%) TDD
6 24 (12.12%) E-Commerce
7 23 (11.62%) Migration
8 22 (11.11%) OO
9 18 (9.09%) MVC
10 17 (8.59%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (8.08%) Project Management
11 16 (8.08%) OOA/OOD
12 15 (7.58%) Data Modelling
13 13 (6.57%) EAI
13 13 (6.57%) PRINCE2
13 13 (6.57%) Unit Testing
13 13 (6.57%) Technical Analysis
14 12 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (5.56%) Software Engineering
15 11 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 187 (94.44%) Java
2 72 (36.36%) SQL
3 60 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 34 (17.17%) PL/SQL
5 15 (7.58%) VBA
6 13 (6.57%) XPath
7 10 (5.05%) Perl
8 9 (4.55%) PHP
8 9 (4.55%) C#
8 9 (4.55%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.04%) C
10 7 (3.54%) Python
10 7 (3.54%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.54%) Scala
11 6 (3.03%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.53%) Ruby
13 4 (2.02%) Groovy
13 4 (2.02%) C++
14 2 (1.01%) XQuery
14 2 (1.01%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 28 (14.14%) Security Cleared
2 24 (12.12%) Degree
3 15 (7.58%) SC Cleared
4 13 (6.57%) DV Cleared
5 8 (4.04%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.02%) OCPJP
7 3 (1.52%) Sun Certification
8 2 (1.01%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.08%) QA
2 6 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.52%) Varnish
2 2 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.52%) YUM
2 2 (1.01%) Puppet
2 2 (1.01%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 108 (54.55%) Oracle
2 47 (23.74%) JBoss
3 26 (13.13%) Sybase
4 19 (9.60%) Microsoft
5 16 (8.08%) IBM
6 14 (7.07%) TIBCO
7 12 (6.06%) Red Hat
8 8 (4.04%) Atlassian
8 8 (4.04%) Sun
9 7 (3.54%) ATG
9 7 (3.54%) Interwoven
9 7 (3.54%) Elastic Path
9 7 (3.54%) Blue Martini
10 6 (3.03%) SAP
11 4 (2.02%) BEA
12 3 (1.52%) VMware
13 2 (1.01%) CA
13 2 (1.01%) InterSystems
13 2 (1.01%) Adobe
14 1 (0.51%) Calypso
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