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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Rank 492 501 441
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -60
Contract jobs citing EJB 133 115 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.80% 0.73% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 66 83
Average daily rate
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£425 £403 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +10.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £289 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £58.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £58.50 - £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
16607 15856 15326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.97% 28.03% 29.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11290 10074 9835
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 222 265
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +14 121 £425 +5.59% 31
London +6 42 £425 - 12
South East -1 32 £405 +62.00% 5
Berkshire +9 15 £350 - 4
North West -35 15 £444 +10.93% 7
City of London +11 14 £488 +21.87% 4
Reading - 12 £350 - 1
West Midlands +12 11 £388 -3.12%
South West -4 11 £475 +18.75% 4
Plymouth - 8 £475 -
Devon - 8 £475 -
Surrey -2 7 £430 -
Cheshire -9 7 £400 -20.00% 1
Scotland -13 7 £353 -6.00% 2
Manchester -14 6 £438 -9.09% 3
Hampshire - 4 £215 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £418 -
East of England +7 3 - - 2
Hertfordshire +2 3 - - 1
Glasgow -2 3 £355 -5.33% 1
East Midlands -10 3 £450 -5.26% 1
Wales -12 3 £420 - 1
Solihull - 3 £375 -
South Wales - 3 £420 - 1
Newport - 3 £420 - 1
Oxford - 3 £425 -
Watford - 3 - -
Birmingham +6 2 £381 -4.68%
Northamptonshire -1 2 £450 -10.00% 1
Gloucestershire -10 2 £550 - 1

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 244 (94.94%) Java
2 140 (54.47%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (49.81%) Web Services
4 126 (49.03%) J2EE
5 119 (46.30%) JavaScript
6 115 (44.75%) Oracle
7 111 (43.19%) HTML
8 100 (38.91%) SQL
9 96 (37.35%) Spring
10 94 (36.58%) Hibernate
11 92 (35.80%) XML
12 90 (35.02%) JSP
13 83 (32.30%) Servlets
14 79 (30.74%) JMS
15 75 (29.18%) JBoss
16 74 (28.79%) CSS
16 74 (28.79%) Linux
17 70 (27.24%) SOAP
18 62 (24.12%) Scrum
18 62 (24.12%) Subversion
19 59 (22.96%) Relational Database
20 55 (21.40%) Java EE
21 54 (21.01%) JUnit
21 54 (21.01%) UNIX
22 53 (20.62%) WebLogic
22 53 (20.62%) REST
23 52 (20.23%) WebSphere
23 52 (20.23%) TDD
24 51 (19.84%) Python
25 50 (19.46%) UML

EJB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 75 (29.18%) JBoss
2 53 (20.62%) WebLogic
3 52 (20.23%) WebSphere
4 31 (12.06%) Confluence
5 28 (10.89%) Apache
6 24 (9.34%) Tomcat
7 22 (8.56%) WebSphere Application Server
8 16 (6.23%) MQSeries
9 15 (5.84%) Oracle Spatial
10 13 (5.06%) Node.js
11 9 (3.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (3.11%) Mule
13 7 (2.72%) WebSphere Portal
13 7 (2.72%) GlassFish
14 6 (2.33%) Mule ESB
15 5 (1.95%) JCAPS
16 4 (1.56%) Oracle Service Bus
16 4 (1.56%) IIS
17 3 (1.17%) Liferay
17 3 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (7.00%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (3.50%) Oracle 11i
3 8 (3.11%) Tridion
4 5 (1.95%) Cordys
5 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.06%) GitHub
3 8 (3.11%) Amazon SQS
3 8 (3.11%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.56%) PaaS
5 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.39%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.61%) Internet
2 15 (5.84%) HTTP
3 7 (2.72%) AMQP
4 6 (2.33%) SSL
5 5 (1.95%) Firewall
6 4 (1.56%) Intranet
7 3 (1.17%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.39%) VPN
8 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.39%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.39%) DMZ
8 1 (0.39%) Extranet
8 1 (0.39%) Wireless
8 1 (0.39%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (22.96%) Relational Database
2 38 (14.79%) Oracle Database
3 37 (14.40%) DB2
4 33 (12.84%) SQL Server
5 24 (9.34%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (7.78%) RDBMS
7 17 (6.61%) MongoDB
8 16 (6.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (6.23%) MySQL
9 11 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (4.28%) NoSQL
10 10 (3.89%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (3.50%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 9 (3.50%) Oracle9i Database
11 9 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (3.50%) Big Data
12 8 (3.11%) Hadoop
13 6 (2.33%) Neo4j
13 6 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 62 (24.12%) Subversion
2 54 (21.01%) JUnit
3 48 (18.68%) Ant
4 46 (17.90%) Eclipse
5 43 (16.73%) Maven
6 38 (14.79%) JIRA
7 37 (14.40%) Git (software)
8 16 (6.23%) TeamCity
8 16 (6.23%) Cucumber
8 16 (6.23%) Jenkins
9 13 (5.06%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 10 (3.89%) Gradle
10 10 (3.89%) Hudson
11 8 (3.11%) Log4j
12 7 (2.72%) SoapUI
12 7 (2.72%) Artifactory
12 7 (2.72%) Selenium
13 6 (2.33%) IntelliJ
13 6 (2.33%) Eclipse RCP
13 6 (2.33%) Mercurial
General
1 35 (13.62%) Finance
2 29 (11.28%) Banking
3 15 (5.84%) Retail
4 13 (5.06%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.56%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.56%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.56%) Front Office
6 3 (1.17%) Back Office
7 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.78%) Legal
7 2 (0.78%) Advertising
7 2 (0.78%) Games
8 1 (0.39%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 177 (68.87%) Developer
2 123 (47.86%) Java Developer
3 26 (10.12%) Senior Developer
4 21 (8.17%) Architect
5 20 (7.78%) Senior Java Developer
6 16 (6.23%) Designer
7 15 (5.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 14 (5.45%) Administrator
9 10 (3.89%) Oracle Developer
10 9 (3.50%) SQL Developer
10 9 (3.50%) Java Architect
11 8 (3.11%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (3.11%) Consultant
12 7 (2.72%) Software Engineer
12 7 (2.72%) Applications Developer
13 6 (2.33%) Web Developer
14 5 (1.95%) Technical Architect
14 5 (1.95%) Java Software Engineer
14 5 (1.95%) Java Web Developer
14 5 (1.95%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (49.81%) Web Services
2 126 (49.03%) J2EE
3 111 (43.19%) HTML
4 96 (37.35%) Spring
5 94 (36.58%) Hibernate
6 92 (35.80%) XML
7 90 (35.02%) JSP
8 83 (32.30%) Servlets
9 79 (30.74%) JMS
10 74 (28.79%) CSS
11 70 (27.24%) SOAP
12 55 (21.40%) Java EE
13 53 (20.62%) REST
14 47 (18.29%) Struts
15 41 (15.95%) JPA
16 32 (12.45%) jQuery
16 32 (12.45%) JDBC
17 31 (12.06%) EJB 3.0
17 31 (12.06%) JSON
18 30 (11.67%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.84%) GIS
3 12 (4.67%) N-Tier
4 11 (4.28%) Wiki
5 10 (3.89%) Client/Server
6 8 (3.11%) Web 2.0
7 7 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.95%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.95%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.56%) Equities
10 3 (1.17%) Derivative
10 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.17%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.78%) Clustering
11 2 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.78%) Online Games
11 2 (0.78%) DataPower
11 2 (0.78%) User Experience
12 1 (0.39%) iSeries
12 1 (0.39%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 74 (28.79%) Linux
2 54 (21.01%) UNIX
3 27 (10.51%) Windows
4 16 (6.23%) Solaris
5 11 (4.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (3.11%) HPUX
7 6 (2.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (54.47%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (24.12%) Scrum
3 52 (20.23%) TDD
4 50 (19.46%) UML
5 48 (18.68%) MVC
6 43 (16.73%) SOA
7 33 (12.84%) OO
8 27 (10.51%) E-Commerce
9 25 (9.73%) Software Engineering
9 25 (9.73%) Open Source
10 24 (9.34%) Waterfall
10 24 (9.34%) SDLC
11 21 (8.17%) Unit Testing
11 21 (8.17%) Web Development
12 20 (7.78%) Data Modelling
13 19 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (7.00%) User Stories
14 18 (7.00%) Process Management
15 17 (6.61%) OOP
16 15 (5.84%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 244 (94.94%) Java
2 119 (46.30%) JavaScript
3 100 (38.91%) SQL
4 51 (19.84%) Python
5 37 (14.40%) PL/SQL
6 21 (8.17%) Bash Shell
7 20 (7.78%) XPath
8 14 (5.45%) C
9 13 (5.06%) Perl
10 10 (3.89%) VBA
11 7 (2.72%) PHP
11 7 (2.72%) C#
12 6 (2.33%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 6 (2.33%) Scala
13 5 (1.95%) Jython
13 5 (1.95%) C++
14 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.39%) Ruby
14 1 (0.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 41 (15.95%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.78%) DV Cleared
3 13 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.50%) Sun Certification
5 8 (3.11%) Degree
6 5 (1.95%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.78%) OCMJD
7 2 (0.78%) HND
8 1 (0.39%) ISEB
8 1 (0.39%) CISSP
8 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.56%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) EMIR
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.39%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (2.72%) Varnish
2 3 (1.17%) Docker
3 2 (0.78%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (3.50%) Puppet
2 6 (2.33%) Vagrant
3 5 (1.95%) yum
4 2 (0.78%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 115 (44.75%) Oracle
2 30 (11.67%) Sybase
3 29 (11.28%) IBM
4 15 (5.84%) Atlassian
5 11 (4.28%) Red Hat
5 11 (4.28%) TIBCO
6 10 (3.89%) hybris
7 9 (3.50%) ATG
8 8 (3.11%) Sun
8 8 (3.11%) Interwoven
8 8 (3.11%) Elastic Path
8 8 (3.11%) Blue Martini
9 7 (2.72%) Endeca
9 7 (2.72%) Microsoft
9 7 (2.72%) webMethods
10 5 (1.95%) Pega
11 4 (1.56%) MuleSoft
12 3 (1.17%) F5
12 3 (1.17%) InterSystems
12 3 (1.17%) Google
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