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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Rank 506 500 460
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -40
Contract jobs citing EJB 122 109 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 0.78% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 79 64
Average daily rate £420 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £405 £319
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +26.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
14624 13900 13032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.43% 26.94% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10168 9284 8197
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 195 268
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EJB within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 +11 118 £420 -4.00% 50
South East +18 39 £420 +2.43% 8
London -4 30 £470 +4.44% 15
Surrey +11 20 £420 +20.00% 2
South West +10 18 £400 +14.28% 12
North West -16 13 £413 -13.15% 5
Hampshire - 11 £425 - 2
Devon - 10 £400 -
Plymouth - 10 £400 -
Tyne and Wear - 9 £300 - 2
North East - 9 £300 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £300 - 1
Berkshire +11 7 £525 +66.66% 2
Reigate +1 7 £420 +13.51%
Bracknell - 7 £525 - 1
Southampton - 6 £425 -
Gloucestershire +7 5 £550 +24.64% 4
Cheshire - 5 £425 - 2
East of England +5 4 £550 +60.58% 2
Merseyside -1 4 - -
Manchester -18 4 £400 -20.00% 3
Redhill - 4 £420 -
Cambridgeshire +11 3 £550 -
West Midlands - 3 £400 - 4
Havant - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 £550 -
Yorkshire -14 2 £381 +17.30% 1
Shropshire - 2 - -
County Antrim - 2 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 2 - - 1

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 234 (94.74%) Java
2 149 (60.32%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (51.82%) J2EE
3 128 (51.82%) Oracle
4 115 (46.56%) HTML
5 111 (44.94%) XML
6 110 (44.53%) SQL
7 106 (42.91%) Web Services
8 105 (42.51%) SOAP
9 101 (40.89%) JavaScript
10 88 (35.63%) WebLogic
11 78 (31.58%) JMS
12 77 (31.17%) Hibernate
13 75 (30.36%) CSS
13 75 (30.36%) Unix
14 74 (29.96%) JBoss
14 74 (29.96%) JSP
14 74 (29.96%) Subversion
15 72 (29.15%) Maven
16 71 (28.74%) Spring
17 68 (27.53%) UML
18 67 (27.13%) JSF
19 66 (26.72%) Eclipse
20 60 (24.29%) REST
20 60 (24.29%) Oracle Database
21 56 (22.67%) SOA
22 55 (22.27%) Java EE
23 53 (21.46%) WebSphere
23 53 (21.46%) Relational Database
24 49 (19.84%) JPA

EJB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 88 (35.63%) WebLogic
2 74 (29.96%) JBoss
3 53 (21.46%) WebSphere
4 30 (12.15%) Tomcat
5 17 (6.88%) WebSphere Application Server
5 17 (6.88%) WebSphere Portal
6 16 (6.48%) Apache
7 13 (5.26%) CMS
7 13 (5.26%) GlassFish
8 12 (4.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (4.45%) Mule
10 7 (2.83%) Confluence
11 6 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (2.43%) FileNet
11 6 (2.43%) WebLogic Portal
12 4 (1.62%) NetWeaver
13 3 (1.21%) WebSphere Process Server
14 2 (0.81%) ATG Dynamo
14 2 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
14 2 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 23 (9.31%) OpenText Process Suite
2 16 (6.48%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.21%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.81%) BigMachines
4 2 (0.81%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.40%) Magento
5 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.21%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.21%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.21%) SaaS
3 2 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.81%) PaaS
4 1 (0.40%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.40%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.69%) HTTP
2 6 (2.43%) Internet
2 6 (2.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.02%) SSL
4 4 (1.62%) Firewall
5 3 (1.21%) Extranet
5 3 (1.21%) Intranet
6 1 (0.40%) AMQP
6 1 (0.40%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (24.29%) Oracle Database
2 53 (21.46%) Relational Database
3 31 (12.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 29 (11.74%) DB2
5 22 (8.91%) SQL Server
6 17 (6.88%) MongoDB
6 17 (6.88%) Neo4j
7 13 (5.26%) MySQL
7 13 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.43%) Mnesia
10 4 (1.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (0.81%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.81%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 2 (0.81%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.81%) OrientDB
12 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 74 (29.96%) Subversion
2 72 (29.15%) Maven
3 66 (26.72%) Eclipse
4 44 (17.81%) Ant
5 34 (13.77%) JUnit
6 33 (13.36%) Git (software)
7 29 (11.74%) JIRA
7 29 (11.74%) Toad
8 14 (5.67%) Jenkins
9 10 (4.05%) Eclipse RCP
10 9 (3.64%) CruiseControl
11 8 (3.24%) Gradle
11 8 (3.24%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 7 (2.83%) Cucumber
12 7 (2.83%) Selenium
13 6 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (2.43%) Rational Application Developer
14 5 (2.02%) FishEye
14 5 (2.02%) IntelliJ
15 4 (1.62%) PVCS
General
1 45 (18.22%) Finance
2 16 (6.48%) Banking
3 11 (4.45%) Games
4 6 (2.43%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.02%) Retail
6 4 (1.62%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.81%) Back Office
7 2 (0.81%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) French Language
8 1 (0.40%) German Language
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 171 (69.23%) Developer
2 145 (58.70%) Java Developer
3 42 (17.00%) Architect
4 21 (8.50%) Senior Developer
5 19 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 17 (6.88%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (5.67%) Agile Developer
7 14 (5.67%) Agile Java Developer
7 14 (5.67%) J2EE Developer
7 14 (5.67%) Java Architect
8 12 (4.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 11 (4.45%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 10 (4.05%) Consultant
10 10 (4.05%) Digital Architect
10 10 (4.05%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.24%) Designer
12 7 (2.83%) Software Developer
12 7 (2.83%) WebLogic Developer
13 6 (2.43%) HTML Developer
13 6 (2.43%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (51.82%) J2EE
2 115 (46.56%) HTML
3 111 (44.94%) XML
4 106 (42.91%) Web Services
5 105 (42.51%) SOAP
6 78 (31.58%) JMS
7 77 (31.17%) Hibernate
8 75 (30.36%) CSS
9 74 (29.96%) JSP
10 71 (28.74%) Spring
11 67 (27.13%) JSF
12 60 (24.29%) REST
13 55 (22.27%) Java EE
14 49 (19.84%) JPA
14 49 (19.84%) Struts
15 47 (19.03%) EJB 3.0
16 44 (17.81%) Java SE
17 36 (14.57%) Servlets
18 28 (11.34%) JRules
19 26 (10.53%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.45%) Online Games
3 8 (3.24%) User Experience
3 8 (3.24%) Web 2.0
4 6 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.62%) Clustering
5 4 (1.62%) Equities
5 4 (1.62%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.21%) IVR
6 3 (1.21%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.21%) Replication
6 3 (1.21%) VUI
7 2 (0.81%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.81%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.81%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.81%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.81%) Wiki
8 1 (0.40%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 75 (30.36%) Unix
2 45 (18.22%) Linux
3 15 (6.07%) Mac OS X
4 13 (5.26%) Windows
5 4 (1.62%) Solaris
6 3 (1.21%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (60.32%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (27.53%) UML
3 56 (22.67%) SOA
4 44 (17.81%) OO
5 43 (17.41%) Scrum
6 37 (14.98%) Process Management
7 34 (13.77%) Waterfall
8 33 (13.36%) TDD
9 30 (12.15%) Configuration Management
10 27 (10.93%) OOD
10 27 (10.93%) SDLC
11 26 (10.53%) Web Development
12 22 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (8.50%) Unit Testing
14 17 (6.88%) E-Commerce
15 15 (6.07%) EAI
15 15 (6.07%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (6.07%) Responsive Web Design
15 15 (6.07%) Web Design
16 14 (5.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 234 (94.74%) Java
2 110 (44.53%) SQL
3 101 (40.89%) JavaScript
4 48 (19.43%) PL/SQL
5 26 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 25 (10.12%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 24 (9.72%) Jython
7 24 (9.72%) Python
8 15 (6.07%) C
9 6 (2.43%) Erlang
9 6 (2.43%) SystemTap
10 4 (1.62%) PHP
10 4 (1.62%) Scala
11 3 (1.21%) C#
12 2 (0.81%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.81%) Haskell
12 2 (0.81%) Ruby
12 2 (0.81%) XPath
13 1 (0.40%) ANSI SQL
13 1 (0.40%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 44 (17.81%) Security Cleared
2 27 (10.93%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.86%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.64%) Sun Certification
5 5 (2.02%) Degree
6 4 (1.62%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.40%) HND
7 1 (0.40%) OCMJD
7 1 (0.40%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 5 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.62%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.62%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.21%) ISO 8583
3 3 (1.21%) QA
4 2 (0.81%) EMIR
4 2 (0.81%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.81%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 2 (0.81%) Puppet
2 1 (0.40%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 128 (51.82%) Oracle
2 30 (12.15%) IBM
3 15 (6.07%) Sybase
4 12 (4.86%) BEA
5 11 (4.45%) Adobe
6 8 (3.24%) hybris
7 7 (2.83%) Ab Initio
7 7 (2.83%) ATG
8 6 (2.43%) Intel
8 6 (2.43%) Perforce
8 6 (2.43%) SAP
8 6 (2.43%) Sun
9 5 (2.02%) Endeca
10 4 (1.62%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.21%) InterSystems
11 3 (1.21%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.81%) Google
12 2 (0.81%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.81%) Siebel
12 2 (0.81%) webMethods
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