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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Rank 497 457 364
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -93
Contract jobs citing EJB 98 125 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.24% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 0.87% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 72 102
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£450 £410 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £227 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £311 £425
% change year-on-year
+44.57% -26.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £58.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 -

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
14868 14366 14021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.95% 27.84% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10163 9229 8765
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 300 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 -52 86 £450 +5.88% 19
London 0 36 £450 +5.88% 5
South East -12 19 £475 +33.23% 5
Oxfordshire - 14 £475 - 1
North West -1 10 £400 - 1
Scotland -9 7 £410 +28.52%
Oxford - 7 £463 - 1
City of London +2 6 £475 -5.00%
South West -18 6 £335 - 4
Midlands +7 4 £350 -34.88%
West Midlands - 4 £375 -
Edinburgh -11 3 £350 -7.89%
Gloucestershire -16 3 £410 -
Kidlington - 3 £500 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £488 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £488 - 2
Cheshire +11 2 £435 -
Surrey -4 2 £360 +1.05% 1
Manchester -8 2 £488 - 1
Yorkshire -15 2 £438 +71.56% 1
East of England -22 2 £525 +16.66% 2
East Midlands - 2 £500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £500 -
Cambridgeshire -10 1 - - 1
Gloucester - 1 £410 -
Coventry - 1 £438 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 199 (94.31%) Java
2 133 (63.03%) Oracle
3 106 (50.24%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (49.76%) Web Services
5 91 (43.13%) HTML
6 90 (42.65%) J2EE
7 86 (40.76%) Hibernate
8 84 (39.81%) JSP
9 81 (38.39%) Spring
10 79 (37.44%) Servlets
11 76 (36.02%) XML
12 66 (31.28%) SQL
13 62 (29.38%) CSS
14 60 (28.44%) JavaScript
15 57 (27.01%) EJB 3.0
16 53 (25.12%) JBoss
16 53 (25.12%) Java EE
17 52 (24.64%) Maven
18 50 (23.70%) Scrum
19 48 (22.75%) Relational Database
20 46 (21.80%) JSF
21 45 (21.33%) Oracle Database
22 44 (20.85%) JMS
23 43 (20.38%) JDBC
24 42 (19.91%) Finance
25 41 (19.43%) WebSphere
26 40 (18.96%) TDD
27 39 (18.48%) jQuery
28 38 (18.01%) JPA
28 38 (18.01%) Subversion

EJB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 53 (25.12%) JBoss
2 41 (19.43%) WebSphere
3 37 (17.54%) WebLogic
4 31 (14.69%) Apache
5 26 (12.32%) Tomcat
6 22 (10.43%) GlassFish
7 16 (7.58%) Confluence
8 12 (5.69%) CMS
9 11 (5.21%) Alfresco
10 9 (4.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (4.27%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (3.32%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (1.90%) WebLogic Portal
12 4 (1.90%) CICS
12 4 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.90%) TPMS
13 3 (1.42%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.95%) MQSI
14 2 (0.95%) WebSphere Process Server
14 2 (0.95%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 2 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (0.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.37%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.47%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.84%) GitHub
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.64%) Internet
2 10 (4.74%) HTTP
3 7 (3.32%) AMQP
4 5 (2.37%) LAN
4 5 (2.37%) WAN
5 4 (1.90%) VoIP
5 4 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.90%) ATM
6 3 (1.42%) SSL
6 3 (1.42%) Extranet
6 3 (1.42%) Intranet
6 3 (1.42%) Firewall
7 2 (0.95%) SMTP
7 2 (0.95%) FTP
8 1 (0.47%) Broadband
8 1 (0.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.75%) Relational Database
2 45 (21.33%) Oracle Database
3 36 (17.06%) RDBMS
4 35 (16.59%) SQL Server
5 34 (16.11%) MySQL
6 16 (7.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (7.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (6.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (3.79%) MongoDB
11 7 (3.32%) Hadoop
12 6 (2.84%) DB2
12 6 (2.84%) Big Data
13 5 (2.37%) NoSQL
14 4 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (1.90%) Informix
14 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (1.42%) Apache Hive
16 2 (0.95%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 52 (24.64%) Maven
2 38 (18.01%) Subversion
2 38 (18.01%) Eclipse
3 36 (17.06%) JUnit
4 29 (13.74%) Jenkins
5 25 (11.85%) Ant
5 25 (11.85%) JIRA
6 20 (9.48%) Git (software)
7 14 (6.64%) Hudson
8 9 (4.27%) Mercurial
8 9 (4.27%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (3.79%) Gradle
10 7 (3.32%) SoapUI
10 7 (3.32%) Cucumber
10 7 (3.32%) Eclipse RCP
11 6 (2.84%) Mockito
12 5 (2.37%) Selenium
13 4 (1.90%) Bugzilla
13 4 (1.90%) NUnit
13 4 (1.90%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 42 (19.91%) Finance
2 28 (13.27%) Banking
3 10 (4.74%) Publishing
4 9 (4.27%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.37%) Multimedia
5 5 (2.37%) Advertising
6 4 (1.90%) Retail
7 3 (1.42%) Back Office
8 2 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.95%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.47%) French Language
9 1 (0.47%) Legal
9 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 156 (73.93%) Developer
2 118 (55.92%) Java Developer
3 33 (15.64%) Architect
4 22 (10.43%) Senior Developer
5 19 (9.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 16 (7.58%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (7.58%) WebSphere Developer
7 13 (6.16%) SQL Developer
8 12 (5.69%) Java Architect
8 12 (5.69%) Technical Architect
9 9 (4.27%) SQL Server Developer
10 8 (3.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 7 (3.32%) C++/Java Developer
11 7 (3.32%) C++ Developer
12 6 (2.84%) Software Developer
13 5 (2.37%) Java Software Developer
14 4 (1.90%) Lead Developer
14 4 (1.90%) J2EE Developer
14 4 (1.90%) Lead Java Developer
15 3 (1.42%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (49.76%) Web Services
2 91 (43.13%) HTML
3 90 (42.65%) J2EE
4 86 (40.76%) Hibernate
5 84 (39.81%) JSP
6 81 (38.39%) Spring
7 79 (37.44%) Servlets
8 76 (36.02%) XML
9 62 (29.38%) CSS
10 57 (27.01%) EJB 3.0
11 53 (25.12%) Java EE
12 46 (21.80%) JSF
13 44 (20.85%) JMS
14 43 (20.38%) JDBC
15 39 (18.48%) jQuery
16 38 (18.01%) JPA
16 38 (18.01%) Struts
17 36 (17.06%) SOAP
18 33 (15.64%) JSON
19 27 (12.80%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.11%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.79%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.32%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.32%) Open Source
4 7 (3.32%) Clustering
5 4 (1.90%) User Experience
6 3 (1.42%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.95%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.95%) Life Science
7 2 (0.95%) DataPower
7 2 (0.95%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.95%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.47%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.47%) Economics
8 1 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (17.54%) Linux
2 34 (16.11%) UNIX
3 25 (11.85%) Windows
4 11 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.90%) Windows Vista
5 4 (1.90%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.47%) HPUX
6 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (50.24%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (23.70%) Scrum
3 40 (18.96%) TDD
4 37 (17.54%) MVC
5 33 (15.64%) E-Commerce
6 31 (14.69%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (12.80%) Software Engineering
8 26 (12.32%) UML
8 26 (12.32%) Unit Testing
9 23 (10.90%) SOA
9 23 (10.90%) Workflow
10 21 (9.95%) OO
11 18 (8.53%) Migration
12 17 (8.06%) EAI
13 15 (7.11%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (7.11%) Technical Analysis
14 14 (6.64%) Process Management
14 14 (6.64%) Data Modelling
15 13 (6.16%) Software Testing
16 12 (5.69%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 199 (94.31%) Java
2 66 (31.28%) SQL
3 60 (28.44%) JavaScript
4 28 (13.27%) PL/SQL
5 14 (6.64%) VBA
6 10 (4.74%) C
7 8 (3.79%) XPath
8 7 (3.32%) C++
8 7 (3.32%) PHP
9 6 (2.84%) Ruby
9 6 (2.84%) C#
9 6 (2.84%) Clojure
9 6 (2.84%) JPQL
10 5 (2.37%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.37%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.37%) Perl
11 4 (1.90%) Python
12 2 (0.95%) VB6
12 2 (0.95%) COBOL
12 2 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (17.06%) Security Cleared
2 21 (9.95%) Degree
3 19 (9.00%) DV Cleared
4 14 (6.64%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.90%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.95%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.47%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.95%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (1.42%) Varnish
2 2 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.42%) Vagrant
1 3 (1.42%) yum
1 3 (1.42%) Puppet
2 1 (0.47%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 133 (63.03%) Oracle
2 30 (14.22%) Sybase
3 18 (8.53%) TIBCO
4 16 (7.58%) IBM
5 13 (6.16%) Red Hat
6 10 (4.74%) Atlassian
7 7 (3.32%) Sun
8 5 (2.37%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.42%) SAP
9 3 (1.42%) VMware
10 2 (0.95%) Yahoo!
10 2 (0.95%) Google
10 2 (0.95%) BEA
10 2 (0.95%) CA
10 2 (0.95%) ILOG
10 2 (0.95%) Kony
11 1 (0.47%) Splunk
11 1 (0.47%) Adobe
11 1 (0.47%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.47%) HP
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