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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Rank 487 508 362
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -146
Contract jobs citing EJB 125 86 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.16% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 0.58% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 43 129
Average daily rate
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£400 £411 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.67% +9.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £265 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £301 £350
% change year-on-year
+31.03% -14.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average 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
15071 14856 12792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.00% 27.62% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9795 9728 7977
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 208 359
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +21 113 £410 -1.20% 32
London -9 46 £413 -17.50% 17
South East +8 30 £405 +37.28% 5
City of London +19 14 £431 -17.85% 8
Hampshire 0 12 £373 +14.67%
South West +15 11 £473 +48.23% 2
Southampton -1 11 £375 -
Gloucestershire - 11 £473 -
Scotland +3 10 £290 -9.09% 4
East of England +9 9 £375 +41.50% 2
Glasgow +2 8 £290 +9.12%
Berkshire +1 6 £500 +25.00% 2
Oxfordshire -16 6 £410 - 2
Buckinghamshire 0 5 £500 +88.67%
Manchester -16 5 £500 - 1
North West -17 5 £500 - 1
Milton Keynes +7 4 £500 +88.67%
Bedfordshire +2 4 £375 +41.50%
Hertfordshire -3 4 £375 -
East Midlands -11 4 £420 +58.49% 3
Watford +1 3 - -
Luton - 3 £375 -
Edinburgh -16 2 £338 +3.84% 4
Oxford - 2 £388 - 2
Reading - 2 £473 -
Surrey +7 1 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £313 -

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 215 (93.48%) Java
2 135 (58.70%) J2EE
3 134 (58.26%) Web Services
4 133 (57.83%) Oracle
5 125 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
6 89 (38.70%) XML
6 89 (38.70%) JBoss
7 87 (37.83%) SQL
8 85 (36.96%) JSP
9 81 (35.22%) HTML
10 77 (33.48%) Linux
11 75 (32.61%) Servlets
12 74 (32.17%) JavaScript
13 73 (31.74%) WebLogic
14 72 (31.30%) Hibernate
15 70 (30.43%) Scrum
16 68 (29.57%) TDD
16 68 (29.57%) Spring
17 62 (26.96%) JMS
18 61 (26.52%) JUnit
19 59 (25.65%) Subversion
20 57 (24.78%) UNIX
21 54 (23.48%) Security Cleared
21 54 (23.48%) Relational Database
22 51 (22.17%) CSS
23 50 (21.74%) Eclipse
23 50 (21.74%) WebSphere
24 48 (20.87%) Oracle Database
24 48 (20.87%) Ant
25 47 (20.43%) Java EE

EJB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 89 (38.70%) JBoss
2 73 (31.74%) WebLogic
3 50 (21.74%) WebSphere
4 33 (14.35%) Tomcat
5 29 (12.61%) Apache
6 27 (11.74%) Confluence
7 20 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
8 18 (7.83%) GlassFish
9 11 (4.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (3.48%) MQSeries
11 7 (3.04%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (2.61%) Documentum
12 6 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (2.61%) JCAPS
13 4 (1.74%) Oracle Service Bus
13 4 (1.74%) Apache Pig
13 4 (1.74%) Commerce Server
14 3 (1.30%) Oracle BPEL
14 3 (1.30%) Apache Solr
14 3 (1.30%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (0.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.91%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (3.04%) Oracle 11i
3 6 (2.61%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (1.30%) Tridion
5 1 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.43%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
2 10 (4.35%) Amazon S3
3 5 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (14.35%) Internet
2 16 (6.96%) AMQP
3 12 (5.22%) HTTP
4 11 (4.78%) Intranet
5 9 (3.91%) Firewall
5 9 (3.91%) SSL
6 8 (3.48%) Extranet
7 1 (0.43%) Wireless
7 1 (0.43%) IPsec
7 1 (0.43%) DMZ
7 1 (0.43%) Broadband
7 1 (0.43%) LAN
7 1 (0.43%) WAN
7 1 (0.43%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.43%) VPN
7 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (23.48%) Relational Database
2 48 (20.87%) Oracle Database
3 45 (19.57%) SQL Server
4 27 (11.74%) MySQL
5 24 (10.43%) MongoDB
6 23 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 23 (10.00%) DB2
7 22 (9.57%) Big Data
8 21 (9.13%) Hadoop
8 21 (9.13%) RDBMS
9 12 (5.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (4.78%) Oracle Database 12c
11 10 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (3.48%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (3.04%) Oracle8/8i Database
14 7 (3.04%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 61 (26.52%) JUnit
2 59 (25.65%) Subversion
3 50 (21.74%) Eclipse
4 48 (20.87%) Ant
5 42 (18.26%) Maven
5 42 (18.26%) JIRA
6 30 (13.04%) Cucumber
7 22 (9.57%) Jenkins
8 16 (6.96%) Gradle
8 16 (6.96%) SoapUI
8 16 (6.96%) Mercurial
9 14 (6.09%) Hudson
10 13 (5.65%) Git (software)
11 12 (5.22%) Eclipse RCP
12 10 (4.35%) Artifactory
13 9 (3.91%) Mockito
14 8 (3.48%) Selenium
15 7 (3.04%) Toad
16 4 (1.74%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
17 3 (1.30%) Log4j
General
1 31 (13.48%) Finance
2 18 (7.83%) Banking
3 13 (5.65%) Retail
4 7 (3.04%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.30%) Front Office
5 3 (1.30%) Publishing
6 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.87%) iGaming
6 2 (0.87%) Back Office
6 2 (0.87%) Legal
6 2 (0.87%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.43%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 174 (75.65%) Developer
2 135 (58.70%) Java Developer
3 26 (11.30%) Senior Developer
4 20 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (6.96%) Architect
6 15 (6.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 11 (4.78%) Analyst
8 9 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (3.91%) SQL Developer
9 7 (3.04%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.04%) Software Engineer
9 7 (3.04%) Web Support Analyst
9 7 (3.04%) Web Analyst
10 6 (2.61%) WebSphere Developer
10 6 (2.61%) Platform Engineer
10 6 (2.61%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (2.17%) J2EE Developer
11 5 (2.17%) Administrator
11 5 (2.17%) Applications Developer
12 4 (1.74%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (58.70%) J2EE
2 134 (58.26%) Web Services
3 89 (38.70%) XML
4 85 (36.96%) JSP
5 81 (35.22%) HTML
6 75 (32.61%) Servlets
7 72 (31.30%) Hibernate
8 68 (29.57%) Spring
9 62 (26.96%) JMS
10 51 (22.17%) CSS
11 47 (20.43%) Java EE
12 41 (17.83%) SOAP
13 39 (16.96%) EJB 3.0
14 38 (16.52%) JDBC
15 36 (15.65%) JSON
15 36 (15.65%) JSF
16 33 (14.35%) JPA
17 30 (13.04%) Ajax
17 30 (13.04%) Struts
18 28 (12.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.22%) Open Source
2 25 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.09%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.48%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.74%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.30%) Web 2.0
7 3 (1.30%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.30%) Clustering
7 3 (1.30%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.87%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.43%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.43%) iSeries
9 1 (0.43%) VUI
9 1 (0.43%) PMI
9 1 (0.43%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 77 (33.48%) Linux
2 57 (24.78%) UNIX
3 36 (15.65%) Windows
4 22 (9.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.74%) Windows NT
5 4 (1.74%) Solaris
6 3 (1.30%) HPUX
7 2 (0.87%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (30.43%) Scrum
3 68 (29.57%) TDD
4 42 (18.26%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (17.83%) UML
6 37 (16.09%) Software Engineering
7 36 (15.65%) MVC
8 31 (13.48%) SOA
9 29 (12.61%) OO
10 28 (12.17%) E-Commerce
11 24 (10.43%) Unit Testing
12 22 (9.57%) OOP
13 19 (8.26%) Software Delivery
14 18 (7.83%) RUP
14 18 (7.83%) Configuration Management
15 16 (6.96%) Process Management
15 16 (6.96%) Web Development
15 16 (6.96%) MapReduce
16 15 (6.52%) Multithreading
16 15 (6.52%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 215 (93.48%) Java
2 87 (37.83%) SQL
3 74 (32.17%) JavaScript
4 29 (12.61%) Python
5 25 (10.87%) PL/SQL
6 16 (6.96%) C#
6 16 (6.96%) XPath
7 14 (6.09%) C
8 10 (4.35%) Perl
8 10 (4.35%) PHP
8 10 (4.35%) VBA
9 9 (3.91%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 6 (2.61%) Clojure
11 6 (2.61%) C++
12 5 (2.17%) Ruby
12 5 (2.17%) JPQL
13 3 (1.30%) R
13 3 (1.30%) Groovy
13 3 (1.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 54 (23.48%) Security Cleared
2 44 (19.13%) DV Cleared
3 23 (10.00%) Degree
4 13 (5.65%) SC Cleared
5 12 (5.22%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.74%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.87%) OCMJD
7 2 (0.87%) HND
8 1 (0.43%) CISSP
8 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.43%) SLA
1 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (4.35%) Varnish
2 4 (1.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (6.96%) Puppet
1 16 (6.96%) Vagrant
2 9 (3.91%) yum
3 3 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.87%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 133 (57.83%) Oracle
2 31 (13.48%) Sybase
3 25 (10.87%) Red Hat
4 16 (6.96%) Atlassian
5 11 (4.78%) TIBCO
5 11 (4.78%) Sun
6 9 (3.91%) IBM
7 8 (3.48%) hybris
8 6 (2.61%) Remedy
9 5 (2.17%) Endeca
10 4 (1.74%) ATG
10 4 (1.74%) Microsoft
11 3 (1.30%) Interwoven
11 3 (1.30%) SAP
11 3 (1.30%) OpenText
11 3 (1.30%) Blue Martini
11 3 (1.30%) Elastic Path
12 2 (0.87%) ILOG
12 2 (0.87%) Pega
12 2 (0.87%) MuleSoft
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