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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Rank 468 510 388
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -122
Contract jobs citing EJB 132 89 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.17% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.86% 0.59% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 49 95
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.87%
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
15338 15097 13707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.34% 28.03% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10258 9816 8606
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £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 218 222 341
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.75 £20.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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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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 +29 118 £400 -1.96% 34
London -11 53 £400 -3.61% 9
South East -8 27 £400 +50.94% 8
Scotland +8 13 £305 -6.15% 4
Hampshire +7 13 £370 -
City of London +1 12 £475 +5.55% 2
Southampton +9 11 £375 -
West Midlands - 11 £388 - 4
Glasgow - 10 £298 -
North West -19 9 £444 -11.25% 6
Manchester -12 7 £450 - 2
Oxfordshire -16 7 £410 - 1
East of England +1 6 £225 -15.09% 2
South West +4 4 £315 -21.25% 5
Watford -6 4 - -
Hertfordshire -13 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 £338 - 3
Gloucestershire +1 3 - -
East Midlands -9 3 £413 +55.66%
Reading - 3 £338 - 3
Solihull - 3 £375 - 1
Bedfordshire +4 2 £225 -15.09%
Cheshire -10 2 £360 -28.00%
Shropshire - 2 £410 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £483 -
Oxford - 2 £425 - 1
Worthing - 2 £483 -
Telford - 2 £410 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £381 - 1
Knutsford - 2 £360 -

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (95.08%) Java
2 140 (57.38%) Web Services
3 137 (56.15%) J2EE
4 122 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 121 (49.59%) Oracle
6 95 (38.93%) SQL
7 91 (37.30%) XML
8 85 (34.84%) JBoss
9 84 (34.43%) JavaScript
10 82 (33.61%) JSP
11 79 (32.38%) HTML
12 78 (31.97%) Linux
13 76 (31.15%) JMS
13 76 (31.15%) Spring
14 74 (30.33%) Servlets
15 71 (29.10%) Scrum
16 69 (28.28%) Hibernate
16 69 (28.28%) WebLogic
17 67 (27.46%) JUnit
18 63 (25.82%) TDD
19 58 (23.77%) Ant
20 52 (21.31%) CSS
20 52 (21.31%) Subversion
20 52 (21.31%) JIRA
21 49 (20.08%) Security Cleared
21 49 (20.08%) UNIX
22 48 (19.67%) SOAP
23 47 (19.26%) Oracle Database
24 46 (18.85%) Relational Database
25 45 (18.44%) WebSphere

EJB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 85 (34.84%) JBoss
2 69 (28.28%) WebLogic
3 45 (18.44%) WebSphere
4 37 (15.16%) Confluence
5 35 (14.34%) Tomcat
6 33 (13.52%) Apache
7 24 (9.84%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (4.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (4.10%) MQSeries
10 9 (3.69%) Node.js
11 8 (3.28%) JCAPS
12 7 (2.87%) GlassFish
13 6 (2.46%) Oracle Service Bus
14 5 (2.05%) Mule
14 5 (2.05%) Mule ESB
15 4 (1.64%) Commerce Server
16 3 (1.23%) Oracle BPEL
16 3 (1.23%) Liferay
17 2 (0.82%) Apache Solr
17 2 (0.82%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (7.38%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (2.87%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (2.05%) Tridion
3 5 (2.05%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.41%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.33%) Amazon SQS
2 13 (5.33%) Amazon S3
3 9 (3.69%) GitHub
4 3 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.07%) Internet
2 17 (6.97%) AMQP
3 15 (6.15%) HTTP
4 10 (4.10%) SSL
5 4 (1.64%) Intranet
5 4 (1.64%) Firewall
6 2 (0.82%) Extranet
7 1 (0.41%) DMZ
7 1 (0.41%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.41%) VPN
7 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.41%) Wireless
7 1 (0.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (19.26%) Oracle Database
2 46 (18.85%) Relational Database
3 35 (14.34%) SQL Server
4 29 (11.89%) DB2
5 25 (10.25%) MongoDB
6 21 (8.61%) NoSQL
6 21 (8.61%) MySQL
7 20 (8.20%) Big Data
8 19 (7.79%) Hadoop
8 19 (7.79%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (6.56%) RDBMS
10 12 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (3.69%) Oracle Database 12c
12 8 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (2.87%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (2.87%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 7 (2.87%) Oracle9i Database
13 7 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 67 (27.46%) JUnit
2 58 (23.77%) Ant
3 52 (21.31%) Subversion
3 52 (21.31%) JIRA
4 42 (17.21%) Eclipse
5 40 (16.39%) Maven
6 29 (11.89%) Cucumber
7 20 (8.20%) Jenkins
8 19 (7.79%) Gradle
9 16 (6.56%) SoapUI
9 16 (6.56%) Git (software)
9 16 (6.56%) Mercurial
10 15 (6.15%) Hudson
11 11 (4.51%) Artifactory
12 7 (2.87%) Selenium
13 6 (2.46%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 6 (2.46%) Eclipse RCP
14 5 (2.05%) Toad
14 5 (2.05%) Log4j
15 3 (1.23%) ERwin
General
1 20 (8.20%) Finance
2 15 (6.15%) Retail
3 11 (4.51%) Banking
4 7 (2.87%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.23%) Front Office
6 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.82%) Legal
6 2 (0.82%) Advertising
6 2 (0.82%) Publishing
6 2 (0.82%) iGaming
7 1 (0.41%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.41%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.41%) Games
7 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 170 (69.67%) Developer
2 126 (51.64%) Java Developer
3 25 (10.25%) Senior Developer
4 20 (8.20%) Architect
5 19 (7.79%) Senior Java Developer
6 18 (7.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 14 (5.74%) Administrator
8 11 (4.51%) Oracle Developer
9 10 (4.10%) Analyst
10 8 (3.28%) Software Engineer
10 8 (3.28%) SQL Developer
11 7 (2.87%) Java Architect
11 7 (2.87%) Applications Developer
11 7 (2.87%) Designer
12 6 (2.46%) Platform Engineer
12 6 (2.46%) Java Software Engineer
13 5 (2.05%) Senior Software Engineer
13 5 (2.05%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (2.05%) Support Analyst
13 5 (2.05%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (57.38%) Web Services
2 137 (56.15%) J2EE
3 91 (37.30%) XML
4 82 (33.61%) JSP
5 79 (32.38%) HTML
6 76 (31.15%) JMS
6 76 (31.15%) Spring
7 74 (30.33%) Servlets
8 69 (28.28%) Hibernate
9 52 (21.31%) CSS
10 48 (19.67%) SOAP
11 42 (17.21%) Java EE
12 40 (16.39%) REST
13 39 (15.98%) JSON
14 35 (14.34%) EJB 3.0
15 34 (13.93%) Struts
15 34 (13.93%) JPA
16 29 (11.89%) JDBC
17 28 (11.48%) JSF
18 27 (11.07%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.51%) N-Tier
2 11 (4.51%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.28%) Wiki
5 7 (2.87%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.05%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.05%) Web 2.0
7 3 (1.23%) Clustering
8 2 (0.82%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.82%) GIS
8 2 (0.82%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.41%) VUI
9 1 (0.41%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.41%) iSeries
9 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.41%) PMI
9 1 (0.41%) Equities
9 1 (0.41%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 78 (31.97%) Linux
2 49 (20.08%) UNIX
3 30 (12.30%) Windows
4 24 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.87%) Solaris
6 5 (2.05%) HPUX
7 2 (0.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (29.10%) Scrum
3 63 (25.82%) TDD
4 42 (17.21%) Open Source
5 41 (16.80%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (15.98%) SOA
7 37 (15.16%) MVC
8 35 (14.34%) SDLC
9 33 (13.52%) Software Engineering
10 32 (13.11%) UML
10 32 (13.11%) OO
11 28 (11.48%) E-Commerce
12 21 (8.61%) Web Development
13 20 (8.20%) Software Delivery
14 19 (7.79%) Configuration Management
15 17 (6.97%) Data Modelling
15 17 (6.97%) Unit Testing
15 17 (6.97%) MapReduce
16 15 (6.15%) Test Scripting
16 15 (6.15%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 232 (95.08%) Java
2 95 (38.93%) SQL
3 84 (34.43%) JavaScript
4 42 (17.21%) Python
5 27 (11.07%) PL/SQL
6 18 (7.38%) Bash Shell
7 15 (6.15%) XPath
8 14 (5.74%) C
9 12 (4.92%) C#
9 12 (4.92%) Perl
10 11 (4.51%) PHP
11 8 (3.28%) VBA
12 6 (2.46%) C++
12 6 (2.46%) Scala
13 5 (2.05%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 4 (1.64%) Clojure
15 3 (1.23%) Ruby
15 3 (1.23%) Groovy
16 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.82%) R
Qualifications
1 49 (20.08%) Security Cleared
2 40 (16.39%) DV Cleared
3 17 (6.97%) Degree
4 12 (4.92%) SC Cleared
5 9 (3.69%) Sun Certification
6 5 (2.05%) 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%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 11 (4.51%) Varnish
2 3 (1.23%) Docker
3 2 (0.82%) Squid
4 1 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 19 (7.79%) Puppet
2 16 (6.56%) Vagrant
3 9 (3.69%) yum
4 3 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.82%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 121 (49.59%) Oracle
2 25 (10.25%) Red Hat
3 23 (9.43%) Sybase
4 22 (9.02%) Atlassian
5 14 (5.74%) IBM
6 9 (3.69%) hybris
7 8 (3.28%) TIBCO
7 8 (3.28%) Sun
8 7 (2.87%) webMethods
9 6 (2.46%) ATG
9 6 (2.46%) Endeca
10 5 (2.05%) Blue Martini
10 5 (2.05%) Pega
10 5 (2.05%) Elastic Path
10 5 (2.05%) Remedy
10 5 (2.05%) Interwoven
11 4 (1.64%) Google
11 4 (1.64%) MuleSoft
12 3 (1.23%) OpenText
12 3 (1.23%) Microsoft
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