The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Rank 487 415 434
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +19
Contract jobs citing EJB 93 156 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.31% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.63% 1.10% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 76 73
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£375 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £320 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14863 14244 14823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.60% 27.94% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9592 9051 9048
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 297 366
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.20 £18.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £44.95
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -92 72 £400 -3.90% 33
London -47 37 £414 -2.70% 13
Scotland -3 16 £325 +8.33% 2
North West +6 15 £425 +21.42% 3
Edinburgh -13 11 £325 +8.33%
City of London +18 10 £406 -1.69% 5
South East -30 10 £265 -33.75% 7
East of England -17 5 £265 - 3
South West -27 5 £400 +14.28% 4
Glasgow - 5 £318 - 2
Cheshire +9 4 £500 -
Northamptonshire +4 4 £265 -55.83% 1
East Midlands -5 4 £265 -55.83% 1
Manchester 0 3 - -
West Wales -7 3 - -
Swansea -11 3 - -
Wales -16 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £265 - 2
Milton Keynes - 3 £265 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £265 -
Gloucestershire - 3 - - 2
Bedford - 3 £265 -
Northampton - 3 £265 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £325 - 2
Bracknell +1 1 - -
Berkshire -14 1 - - 2
Somerset -17 1 £400 +14.28% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Watford - 1 - -
Witham - - - - 1

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 181 (95.26%) Java
2 90 (47.37%) Oracle
3 83 (43.68%) J2EE
4 81 (42.63%) JSP
5 77 (40.53%) Spring
6 74 (38.95%) SQL
7 70 (36.84%) XML
8 65 (34.21%) HTML
9 63 (33.16%) JavaScript
10 62 (32.63%) Servlets
11 61 (32.11%) Web Services
12 60 (31.58%) Relational Database
13 57 (30.00%) JMS
13 57 (30.00%) Hibernate
14 51 (26.84%) Linux
15 50 (26.32%) Struts
15 50 (26.32%) WebSphere
16 49 (25.79%) UNIX
17 48 (25.26%) Finance
18 45 (23.68%) Java EE
18 45 (23.68%) UML
18 45 (23.68%) JUnit
19 43 (22.63%) JBoss
20 42 (22.11%) JSF
21 41 (21.58%) Subversion
21 41 (21.58%) Ant
22 39 (20.53%) WebLogic
23 38 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
24 37 (19.47%) Eclipse
24 37 (19.47%) Maven

EJB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 50 (26.32%) WebSphere
2 39 (20.53%) WebLogic
3 19 (10.00%) MQSeries
3 19 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 18 (9.47%) GlassFish
5 17 (8.95%) Tomcat
6 10 (5.26%) Confluence
7 8 (4.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (4.21%) Adobe CQ
8 7 (3.68%) Escenic
8 7 (3.68%) Apache
8 7 (3.68%) CMS
9 3 (1.58%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.53%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (0.53%) Jetty
11 1 (0.53%) Mule
11 1 (0.53%) JCAPS
Applications
1 16 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (6.32%) Tridion
2 3 (1.58%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.53%) Brady Trinity
4 1 (0.53%) HFM
4 1 (0.53%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.89%) Internet
2 5 (2.63%) FTP
3 3 (1.58%) HTTP
3 3 (1.58%) LDAP
4 1 (0.53%) SMTP
4 1 (0.53%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (31.58%) Relational Database
2 35 (18.42%) RDBMS
3 23 (12.11%) SQL Server
3 23 (12.11%) Oracle Database
4 19 (10.00%) MySQL
5 18 (9.47%) DB2
6 8 (4.21%) Hadoop
7 7 (3.68%) Big Data
8 6 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.58%) Pentaho
12 2 (1.05%) JasperReports
12 2 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.05%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.53%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 45 (23.68%) JUnit
2 41 (21.58%) Ant
2 41 (21.58%) Subversion
3 37 (19.47%) Eclipse
3 37 (19.47%) Maven
4 20 (10.53%) JIRA
5 15 (7.89%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 12 (6.32%) Log4j
7 9 (4.74%) Jenkins
8 6 (3.16%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (2.63%) Apache Ivy
9 5 (2.63%) Rational Application Developer
9 5 (2.63%) Eclipse RCP
10 4 (2.11%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.11%) XDoclet
11 3 (1.58%) ERwin
11 3 (1.58%) JBuilder
11 3 (1.58%) Hudson
11 3 (1.58%) Gerrit
11 3 (1.58%) Gradle
General
1 48 (25.26%) Finance
2 18 (9.47%) Banking
3 16 (8.42%) Retail
4 14 (7.37%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.21%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.68%) German Language
7 6 (3.16%) Front Office
8 5 (2.63%) Telecoms
9 4 (2.11%) Back Office
9 4 (2.11%) Financial Institution
9 4 (2.11%) Advertising
10 2 (1.05%) French Language
10 2 (1.05%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.53%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.53%) Publishing
11 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.53%) Legal
11 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 139 (73.16%) Developer
2 117 (61.58%) Java Developer
3 18 (9.47%) Analyst
4 17 (8.95%) Architect
4 17 (8.95%) Senior Developer
5 15 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (7.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 11 (5.79%) Technical Leader
7 11 (5.79%) Technical Analyst
8 10 (5.26%) Programmer
8 10 (5.26%) Solutions Analyst
9 9 (4.74%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.74%) J2EE Developer
10 8 (4.21%) Java Programmer
11 7 (3.68%) SQL Developer
11 7 (3.68%) Lead Developer
11 7 (3.68%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (3.68%) Senior Programmer
11 7 (3.68%) Senior Java Programmer
11 7 (3.68%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (43.68%) J2EE
2 81 (42.63%) JSP
3 77 (40.53%) Spring
4 70 (36.84%) XML
5 65 (34.21%) HTML
6 62 (32.63%) Servlets
7 61 (32.11%) Web Services
8 57 (30.00%) Hibernate
8 57 (30.00%) JMS
9 50 (26.32%) Struts
10 45 (23.68%) Java EE
11 42 (22.11%) JSF
12 38 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
13 36 (18.95%) CSS
14 34 (17.89%) Ajax
15 33 (17.37%) JPA
16 24 (12.63%) JSTL
16 24 (12.63%) JDBC
17 23 (12.11%) SOAP
17 23 (12.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.84%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (6.32%) Web 2.0
3 8 (4.21%) PMI
3 8 (4.21%) Open Source
4 7 (3.68%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.68%) Fixed Income
5 6 (3.16%) Clustering
6 4 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.11%) Freedom of Information Act
6 4 (2.11%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.58%) DataPower
8 2 (1.05%) Derivative
8 2 (1.05%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.53%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.53%) Equities
9 1 (0.53%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.53%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 51 (26.84%) Linux
2 49 (25.79%) UNIX
3 17 (8.95%) Solaris
4 12 (6.32%) HPUX
5 9 (4.74%) Windows
6 5 (2.63%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.63%) Android
6 5 (2.63%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.05%) CentOS
9 1 (0.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.68%) UML
2 31 (16.32%) SOA
3 29 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (14.21%) Scrum
5 26 (13.68%) OO
6 24 (12.63%) TDD
7 22 (11.58%) E-Commerce
8 20 (10.53%) MVC
8 20 (10.53%) Migration
9 18 (9.47%) OOA/OOD
10 17 (8.95%) RAD
11 14 (7.37%) Unit Testing
12 13 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (6.84%) PRINCE2
13 12 (6.32%) Project Management
13 12 (6.32%) Content Management
14 11 (5.79%) ITIL
14 11 (5.79%) Multithreading
15 10 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
16 9 (4.74%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 181 (95.26%) Java
2 74 (38.95%) SQL
3 63 (33.16%) JavaScript
4 33 (17.37%) PL/SQL
5 18 (9.47%) XPath
6 15 (7.89%) Perl
7 14 (7.37%) Bash Shell
8 10 (5.26%) C#
9 9 (4.74%) VBA
10 8 (4.21%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.68%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.68%) Scala
12 6 (3.16%) PHP
13 5 (2.63%) Ruby
14 4 (2.11%) Groovy
14 4 (2.11%) Python
15 2 (1.05%) XQuery
15 2 (1.05%) C
15 2 (1.05%) Clojure
16 1 (0.53%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (13.16%) Degree
2 18 (9.47%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.79%) DV Cleared
4 9 (4.74%) Sun Certification
5 8 (4.21%) PMI Certification
5 8 (4.21%) OCPJP
5 8 (4.21%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.53%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.05%) QA
2 6 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) OpenSSO
1 2 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 90 (47.37%) Oracle
2 43 (22.63%) JBoss
3 19 (10.00%) Sybase
4 18 (9.47%) IBM
4 18 (9.47%) Microsoft
5 13 (6.84%) Sun
6 12 (6.32%) Interwoven
6 12 (6.32%) ATG
6 12 (6.32%) Blue Martini
6 12 (6.32%) Elastic Path
7 8 (4.21%) TIBCO
8 5 (2.63%) SAP
9 4 (2.11%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.58%) InterSystems
10 3 (1.58%) BEA
10 3 (1.58%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.05%) Adobe
12 1 (0.53%) Calypso
12 1 (0.53%) Ab Initio
12 1 (0.53%) Brady
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