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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Rank 488 357 408
Rank change year-on-year
-131 +51
Contract jobs citing EJB 99 191 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.40% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.65% 1.50% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 124 85
Average daily rate £413 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £316 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15117 12750 15276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 26.72% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9729 7964 9020
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 352 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -178 80 £480 +25.49% 30
London -31 46 £500 +21.95% 14
Scotland -6 15 £319 -
City of London -14 13 £500 +21.21% 4
South East -83 12 £325 -7.14% 2
South West -15 10 £313 -40.47% 4
Edinburgh -17 10 £313 +13.72%
East of England -24 8 £530 +32.50%
Glasgow +4 5 £319 -
Preston -10 4 - -
North West -26 4 - - 4
Lancashire -28 4 - -
Hampshire -35 4 £325 -7.14%
Essex - 4 £545 -
Manchester - 4 - - 3
Hertfordshire -10 3 - -
East Midlands -11 3 £373 +28.44% 2
Milton Keynes -14 3 £265 -24.28%
Buckinghamshire -16 3 £265 -24.28% 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £373 -
Somerset - 3 £350 -
Surrey -10 2 - - 1
Northampton - 2 £373 -
Wales -19 1 £413 +28.09%
Berkshire -26 1 £400 -5.88%
Bedfordshire - 1 £265 -
Guildford - 1 - -
Bath - 1 £350 -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 209 (96.76%) Java
2 137 (63.43%) J2EE
3 111 (51.39%) JSP
4 103 (47.69%) Spring
5 102 (47.22%) Oracle
6 97 (44.91%) XML
7 86 (39.81%) JavaScript
8 85 (39.35%) HTML
8 85 (39.35%) Servlets
9 84 (38.89%) SQL
10 83 (38.43%) Hibernate
11 75 (34.72%) Struts
12 67 (31.02%) WebSphere
13 65 (30.09%) Web Services
14 63 (29.17%) JUnit
15 61 (28.24%) JSF
16 58 (26.85%) UML
16 58 (26.85%) JMS
17 56 (25.93%) UNIX
17 56 (25.93%) Linux
18 55 (25.46%) Finance
19 53 (24.54%) Relational Database
20 49 (22.69%) WebLogic
21 47 (21.76%) JBoss
21 47 (21.76%) Eclipse
21 47 (21.76%) Subversion
22 45 (20.83%) JPA
23 43 (19.91%) Ajax
24 40 (18.52%) E-Commerce
24 40 (18.52%) Ant

EJB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 67 (31.02%) WebSphere
2 49 (22.69%) WebLogic
3 35 (16.20%) Tomcat
4 31 (14.35%) MQSeries
5 24 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
6 13 (6.02%) Apache
7 12 (5.56%) Mule
7 12 (5.56%) CMS
8 11 (5.09%) Adobe CQ
8 11 (5.09%) Escenic
9 9 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
10 8 (3.70%) GlassFish
11 6 (2.78%) Confluence
12 2 (0.93%) TIBCO EMS
12 2 (0.93%) Oracle 10gAS
12 2 (0.93%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.46%) TeamSite
13 1 (0.46%) IIS
13 1 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.46%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 8 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.93%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (8.80%) Tridion
2 11 (5.09%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (4.63%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (1.39%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.65%) Internet
2 4 (1.85%) FTP
2 4 (1.85%) HTTP
3 2 (0.93%) LDAP
4 1 (0.46%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.46%) GSM
4 1 (0.46%) SMS
4 1 (0.46%) RTCP
4 1 (0.46%) RTP
4 1 (0.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (24.54%) Relational Database
2 39 (18.06%) RDBMS
3 37 (17.13%) Oracle Database
4 31 (14.35%) DB2
5 22 (10.19%) MySQL
6 19 (8.80%) SQL Server
7 11 (5.09%) MongoDB
7 11 (5.09%) Hazelcast
7 11 (5.09%) Big Data
7 11 (5.09%) Hadoop
8 10 (4.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (4.63%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.46%) IDOL
11 1 (0.46%) BODI
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 63 (29.17%) JUnit
2 47 (21.76%) Eclipse
2 47 (21.76%) Subversion
3 40 (18.52%) Ant
4 32 (14.81%) Maven
5 25 (11.57%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 22 (10.19%) Jenkins
7 19 (8.80%) Log4j
8 13 (6.02%) JIRA
9 12 (5.56%) Git (software)
9 12 (5.56%) Rational Application Developer
10 11 (5.09%) Spring Roo
11 7 (3.24%) XDoclet
12 6 (2.78%) JDeveloper
13 4 (1.85%) FitNesse
14 3 (1.39%) PVCS
14 3 (1.39%) Apache Ivy
14 3 (1.39%) SoapUI
14 3 (1.39%) Hudson
14 3 (1.39%) Mockito
General
1 55 (25.46%) Finance
2 30 (13.89%) Retail
3 23 (10.65%) Banking
4 22 (10.19%) Manufacturing
5 12 (5.56%) Investment Banking
6 9 (4.17%) Front Office
7 6 (2.78%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.31%) German Language
9 4 (1.85%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.93%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.93%) Marketing
10 2 (0.93%) Back Office
11 1 (0.46%) Publishing
11 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.46%) Automotive
11 1 (0.46%) Legal
11 1 (0.46%) Billing
11 1 (0.46%) French Language
Job Titles
1 169 (78.24%) Developer
2 137 (63.43%) Java Developer
3 28 (12.96%) Analyst
4 22 (10.19%) Senior Java Developer
4 22 (10.19%) Senior Developer
5 21 (9.72%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 19 (8.80%) Programmer
7 16 (7.41%) Developer Analyst
7 16 (7.41%) Java Programmer
8 15 (6.94%) Architect
9 14 (6.48%) J2EE Developer
10 12 (5.56%) Technical Leader
10 12 (5.56%) Senior Programmer
10 12 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (5.09%) Senior Java Programmer
12 10 (4.63%) Lead Developer
13 7 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (3.24%) Lead Java Developer
14 6 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
15 5 (2.31%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (63.43%) J2EE
2 111 (51.39%) JSP
3 103 (47.69%) Spring
4 97 (44.91%) XML
5 85 (39.35%) HTML
5 85 (39.35%) Servlets
6 83 (38.43%) Hibernate
7 75 (34.72%) Struts
8 65 (30.09%) Web Services
9 61 (28.24%) JSF
10 58 (26.85%) JMS
11 45 (20.83%) JPA
12 43 (19.91%) Ajax
13 40 (18.52%) JSTL
14 38 (17.59%) Java EE
15 34 (15.74%) JDBC
16 33 (15.28%) SOAP
16 33 (15.28%) jQuery
17 32 (14.81%) CSS
18 28 (12.96%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.80%) Web 2.0
2 13 (6.02%) Open Source
3 12 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.70%) Clustering
5 7 (3.24%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.78%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.31%) PMI
8 4 (1.85%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.39%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (1.39%) DataPower
9 3 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.39%) Freedom of Information Act
10 2 (0.93%) RIA
10 2 (0.93%) Derivative
11 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.46%) Replication
11 1 (0.46%) GIS
11 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.46%) PKI
11 1 (0.46%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 56 (25.93%) UNIX
1 56 (25.93%) Linux
2 26 (12.04%) Solaris
3 20 (9.26%) HPUX
4 8 (3.70%) Mac OS X
5 7 (3.24%) Windows
5 7 (3.24%) Android
6 6 (2.78%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.39%) AIX
7 3 (1.39%) CentOS
8 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (26.85%) UML
2 40 (18.52%) E-Commerce
3 38 (17.59%) MVC
4 36 (16.67%) TDD
5 33 (15.28%) OO
6 32 (14.81%) SOA
7 30 (13.89%) RAD
8 25 (11.57%) Scrum
9 23 (10.65%) Content Management
10 22 (10.19%) BDD
11 21 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
13 16 (7.41%) OOP
14 14 (6.48%) OOD
15 13 (6.02%) RUP
16 12 (5.56%) Web Development
17 10 (4.63%) Unit Testing
17 10 (4.63%) Configuration Management
18 9 (4.17%) B2C
18 9 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 209 (96.76%) Java
2 86 (39.81%) JavaScript
3 84 (38.89%) SQL
4 34 (15.74%) PL/SQL
5 22 (10.19%) Perl
6 21 (9.72%) XPath
7 19 (8.80%) Bash Shell
8 16 (7.41%) C#
9 12 (5.56%) Groovy
9 12 (5.56%) Shell Script
10 11 (5.09%) Scala
11 5 (2.31%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.93%) VBA
13 1 (0.46%) C
13 1 (0.46%) C++
13 1 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (7.41%) Sun Certification
1 16 (7.41%) Degree
2 14 (6.48%) OCPJP
3 6 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.31%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.31%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) OCPJWCD
5 1 (0.46%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.19%) QA
2 4 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.46%) SLA
4 1 (0.46%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (5.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.93%) Puppet
3 1 (0.46%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.46%) SCCM
3 1 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 102 (47.22%) Oracle
2 47 (21.76%) JBoss
3 30 (13.89%) Elastic Path
4 27 (12.50%) IBM
5 22 (10.19%) ATG
6 19 (8.80%) Sun
6 19 (8.80%) Interwoven
6 19 (8.80%) Blue Martini
7 9 (4.17%) Microsoft
7 9 (4.17%) Sybase
8 5 (2.31%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.85%) ILOG
10 3 (1.39%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.39%) InterSystems
11 2 (0.93%) SAP
11 2 (0.93%) webMethods
12 1 (0.46%) Cognos
12 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.46%) BEA
12 1 (0.46%) Informatica
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Huxley Associates
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