The table below looks at the statistics for EJB skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EJB over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Rank 524 516 535
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Contract jobs citing EJB 140 131 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% 0.86% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 81 43
Median daily rate £475 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £319
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +21.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 - -

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
15410 15204 14820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.57% 26.80% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10764 9851 9713
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 204 205
Median hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

EJB
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing EJB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EJB within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +10 132 £475 +15.85% 32
London -12 58 £500 +21.21% 11
North West +5 19 £425 -15.00% 3
South West +10 16 £550 +16.40% 8
South East -29 16 £400 - 4
Gloucestershire +6 14 £550 +16.40% 7
Manchester -1 10 £400 -20.00% 3
Cheshire - 9 £425 -
Berkshire +1 7 £525 +5.00%
City of London +36 6 £400 -3.03% 1
Yorkshire +6 6 £350 -
West Yorkshire +1 6 £350 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £304 - 1
Knutsford - 6 £425 -
North East - 6 £304 - 1
West Midlands - 6 £315 -
Shropshire - 6 £315 -
Hampshire -6 4 £335 -9.54%
Surrey -7 4 £365 +4.28%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £300 -
Newbury - 4 £563 -
Watford +11 3 £550 - 2
Hertfordshire +11 3 £550 +46.66% 4
East of England +7 3 £550 +46.66% 4
Leeds - 3 £400 -
Farnborough - 3 - -
Wales - 3 - -
Reading -5 2 £400 -15.34%
Edinburgh -10 2 £500 +45.45% 1
Scotland -28 2 £500 +68.06% 4

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing EJB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for EJB.

1 239 (98.35%) Java
2 153 (62.96%) J2EE
3 145 (59.67%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (51.85%) Oracle
5 120 (49.38%) SQL
6 115 (47.33%) XML
7 108 (44.44%) JavaScript
8 103 (42.39%) Web Services
9 97 (39.92%) HTML
10 85 (34.98%) WebLogic
11 82 (33.74%) JMS
12 80 (32.92%) JBoss
13 79 (32.51%) SOAP
14 70 (28.81%) Spring
15 68 (27.98%) CSS
16 67 (27.57%) Scrum
17 66 (27.16%) Hibernate
17 66 (27.16%) JSP
18 61 (25.10%) Unix
19 58 (23.87%) TDD
19 58 (23.87%) WebSphere
20 57 (23.46%) JSF
21 54 (22.22%) Struts
22 53 (21.81%) Maven
23 50 (20.58%) Oracle Database
24 49 (20.16%) OO
25 47 (19.34%) Java EE
25 47 (19.34%) Continuous Integration
26 46 (18.93%) Security Cleared
26 46 (18.93%) Linux

EJB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 85 (34.98%) WebLogic
2 80 (32.92%) JBoss
3 58 (23.87%) WebSphere
4 31 (12.76%) Apache
5 22 (9.05%) Tomcat
6 20 (8.23%) WebSphere Application Server
7 16 (6.58%) Confluence
8 15 (6.17%) GlassFish
9 11 (4.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 10 (4.12%) WebSphere Portal
11 8 (3.29%) CICS
12 6 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (1.65%) WebLogic Portal
14 3 (1.23%) Apache ServiceMix
14 3 (1.23%) FileNet
14 3 (1.23%) LiveCycle
14 3 (1.23%) Mule
14 3 (1.23%) Mule ESB
14 3 (1.23%) Node.js
15 2 (0.82%) Alfresco
Applications
1 4 (1.65%) MS Visio
1 4 (1.65%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (4.94%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (4.12%) OpenText Process Suite
3 5 (2.06%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.82%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.82%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.82%) Magento
6 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.47%) SaaS
5 4 (1.65%) Lucidchart
6 3 (1.23%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (1.23%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.23%) HTTP
2 16 (6.58%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.53%) SSL
4 10 (4.12%) Internet
5 4 (1.65%) AMQP
6 3 (1.23%) Firewall
7 2 (0.82%) FTP
8 1 (0.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (20.58%) Oracle Database
2 42 (17.28%) Relational Database
3 28 (11.52%) DB2
3 28 (11.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 23 (9.47%) SQL Server
5 21 (8.64%) MongoDB
5 21 (8.64%) MySQL
5 21 (8.64%) Neo4j
6 12 (4.94%) OrientDB
7 11 (4.53%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.06%) Big Data
9 5 (2.06%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.23%) IBM InfoSphere
11 3 (1.23%) JasperReports
11 3 (1.23%) Mnesia
11 3 (1.23%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (1.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 53 (21.81%) Maven
2 43 (17.70%) Subversion
3 42 (17.28%) Eclipse
4 38 (15.64%) JIRA
5 35 (14.40%) Ant
6 32 (13.17%) Jenkins
7 30 (12.35%) JUnit
8 29 (11.93%) Git (software)
9 19 (7.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (7.82%) Toad
10 14 (5.76%) Bitbucket
11 12 (4.94%) Selenium
12 9 (3.70%) ClearCase
12 9 (3.70%) Eclipse RCP
13 8 (3.29%) JIRA Agile
13 8 (3.29%) Rational Application Developer
13 8 (3.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 7 (2.88%) IntelliJ
15 6 (2.47%) Cucumber
16 5 (2.06%) Hudson
General
1 41 (16.87%) Finance
2 12 (4.94%) Banking
3 11 (4.53%) Retail
4 4 (1.65%) Back Office
4 4 (1.65%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.23%) Dutch Language
5 3 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.23%) French Language
6 2 (0.82%) Front Office
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) German Language
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 154 (63.37%) Developer
2 120 (49.38%) Java Developer
3 33 (13.58%) Architect
4 20 (8.23%) Software Engineer
5 14 (5.76%) Scrum Master
5 14 (5.76%) Senior Developer
6 13 (5.35%) J2EE Developer
7 12 (4.94%) Software Developer
7 12 (4.94%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (4.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 11 (4.53%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (3.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 9 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
9 9 (3.70%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 9 (3.70%) WebSphere Architect
10 8 (3.29%) Domain Architect
10 8 (3.29%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
11 7 (2.88%) Designer
11 7 (2.88%) Digital Architect
11 7 (2.88%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (62.96%) J2EE
2 115 (47.33%) XML
3 103 (42.39%) Web Services
4 97 (39.92%) HTML
5 82 (33.74%) JMS
6 79 (32.51%) SOAP
7 70 (28.81%) Spring
8 68 (27.98%) CSS
9 66 (27.16%) Hibernate
9 66 (27.16%) JSP
10 57 (23.46%) JSF
11 54 (22.22%) Struts
12 47 (19.34%) Java EE
13 43 (17.70%) REST
14 37 (15.23%) JPA
15 32 (13.17%) Ajax
16 28 (11.52%) EJB 3.0
16 28 (11.52%) Servlets
17 24 (9.88%) HTML5
17 24 (9.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.82%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (6.58%) Web 2.0
3 12 (4.94%) Cyberthreat
3 12 (4.94%) Wiki
4 11 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.12%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.12%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.70%) Mainframe
7 8 (3.29%) PMI
7 8 (3.29%) User Experience
8 7 (2.88%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (2.06%) IVR
9 5 (2.06%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.23%) VUI
11 2 (0.82%) DataPower
11 2 (0.82%) Equities
11 2 (0.82%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.41%) Chemistry
12 1 (0.41%) Ergonomics
12 1 (0.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 61 (25.10%) Unix
2 46 (18.93%) Linux
3 18 (7.41%) Windows
4 9 (3.70%) Mac OS X
5 8 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.47%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.23%) Solaris
8 2 (0.82%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (59.67%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (27.57%) Scrum
3 58 (23.87%) TDD
4 49 (20.16%) OO
5 47 (19.34%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (17.28%) SOA
6 42 (17.28%) UML
7 34 (13.99%) BDD
8 33 (13.58%) OOD
9 30 (12.35%) SDLC
9 30 (12.35%) Web Development
10 29 (11.93%) DevOps
11 28 (11.52%) E-Commerce
11 28 (11.52%) Software Engineering
12 25 (10.29%) Waterfall
13 22 (9.05%) Configuration Management
14 20 (8.23%) Continuous Delivery
15 17 (7.00%) Migration
15 17 (7.00%) Open Source
15 17 (7.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 239 (98.35%) Java
2 120 (49.38%) SQL
3 108 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 41 (16.87%) PL/SQL
5 23 (9.47%) Scala
6 21 (8.64%) Ruby
7 20 (8.23%) C
8 19 (7.82%) Python
9 15 (6.17%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 12 (4.94%) Shell Script
11 10 (4.12%) C#
11 10 (4.12%) Jython
11 10 (4.12%) PHP
12 8 (3.29%) Assembly Language
12 8 (3.29%) COBOL
13 6 (2.47%) C++
13 6 (2.47%) Haskell
13 6 (2.47%) Perl
14 4 (1.65%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.23%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 46 (18.93%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.47%) DV Cleared
3 22 (9.05%) SC Cleared
4 13 (5.35%) Degree
5 10 (4.12%) Sun Certification
6 8 (3.29%) PMI Certification
7 7 (2.88%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.82%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.06%) QA
2 3 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.23%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.82%) ISO20022
System Software
1 7 (2.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (3.70%) Puppet
2 2 (0.82%) Ansible
2 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.82%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.41%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 126 (51.85%) Oracle
2 28 (11.52%) IBM
3 20 (8.23%) ATG
4 18 (7.41%) hybris
4 18 (7.41%) Sybase
5 14 (5.76%) Adobe
5 14 (5.76%) Atlassian
6 13 (5.35%) Google
7 10 (4.12%) Red Hat
8 9 (3.70%) BEA
8 9 (3.70%) Sun
9 8 (3.29%) Ab Initio
9 8 (3.29%) Chordiant
9 8 (3.29%) Percussion
10 7 (2.88%) webMethods
11 5 (2.06%) Microsoft
11 5 (2.06%) TIBCO
12 4 (1.65%) SAP
13 3 (1.23%) ILOG
13 3 (1.23%) Intel
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