The table below looks at the statistics for EJB skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EJB over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
Rank 106 120 102
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Contract jobs citing EJB 11 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.081% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.06% 0.33% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
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£388 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
EJB
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
533 599 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.15% 24.40% 27.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 345 316
Average daily rate £335 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 8
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £33.55 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

EJB
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EJB across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

EJB Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

EJB
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing EJB across the West Midlands region.

EJB Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

EJB
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EJB across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

EJB Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

EJB
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EJB across the West Midlands region.

EJB Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

EJB
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EJB within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Solihull - 3 £375 -
Birmingham - 2 £381 -
Shropshire - 2 £410 -
Walsall - 1 £550 -
EJB
England

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 11 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 8 (72.73%) JSP
2 8 (72.73%) Servlets
3 7 (63.64%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database
4 5 (45.45%) JSTL
5 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
5 4 (36.36%) XML
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) J2EE
6 3 (27.27%) SOAP
6 3 (27.27%) HTML
6 3 (27.27%) JUnit
6 3 (27.27%) UNIX
6 3 (27.27%) JBoss
6 3 (27.27%) Apache
6 3 (27.27%) J2SE
6 3 (27.27%) Eclipse
6 3 (27.27%) IntelliJ
6 3 (27.27%) webMethods
6 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) Spring
6 3 (27.27%) JSON
6 3 (27.27%) Selenium
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration

EJB
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
2 3 (27.27%) JBoss
2 3 (27.27%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) PegaRULES
Business Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database
2 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JUnit
1 3 (27.27%) Eclipse
1 3 (27.27%) IntelliJ
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) JSP
1 8 (72.73%) Servlets
2 7 (63.64%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) JSTL
4 4 (36.36%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) J2EE
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) SOAP
5 3 (27.27%) J2SE
5 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
5 3 (27.27%) Spring
5 3 (27.27%) JSON
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) REST
5 3 (27.27%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Scrum
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (27.27%) Open Source
1 3 (27.27%) Software Architecture
1 3 (27.27%) DevOps
1 3 (27.27%) Microservices
1 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) OO
2 1 (9.09%) Process Management
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Scala
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) webMethods
3 1 (9.09%) Pega