The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for EJB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EJB over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
UK / England
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 460 495 489
Rank change year-on-year +35 -6  
Contract jobs citing EJB 120 136 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.88% 0.94% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 75 73
Median daily rate £488 £475 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +15.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £394
% change year-on-year +17.64% +7.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £38.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.00 -

EJB is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13643 14481 13779
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.82% 28.18% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9498 10245 9023
Median daily rate £425 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 177 183
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £11.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

EJB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing EJB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for EJB in England

EJB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing EJB in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for EJB in England

EJB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EJB in England over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EJB in England

EJB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EJB in England

EJB
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EJB within the England region over the 3 months to 26 April 2017. 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 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
South East +34 31 £500 -4.76% 3
London -21 25 £400 -15.78% 9
North West +29 19 £475 +11.76% 2
South West -3 13 £525 -4.54%
East of England +11 11 £525 -4.54% 5
East Midlands - 9 £438 - 3
West Midlands +25 6 £500 +58.73%
North East +17 3 £500 +64.60%
Yorkshire +15 1 - - 3
EJB
UK

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for EJB.

1 201 (99.01%) Java
2 134 (66.01%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (60.59%) Oracle
4 121 (59.61%) J2EE
5 114 (56.16%) SQL
5 114 (56.16%) Spring
6 112 (55.17%) Web Services
7 102 (50.25%) Hibernate
8 98 (48.28%) XML
9 96 (47.29%) SOAP
10 87 (42.86%) REST
11 85 (41.87%) HTML
12 84 (41.38%) JavaScript
13 83 (40.89%) Git (software)
14 78 (38.42%) WebLogic
15 76 (37.44%) Scrum
16 75 (36.95%) JMS
17 73 (35.96%) CSS
18 71 (34.98%) JSP
19 63 (31.03%) JUnit
20 61 (30.05%) Servlets
20 61 (30.05%) Continuous Integration
21 56 (27.59%) Eclipse
21 56 (27.59%) Jenkins
22 54 (26.60%) JIRA
23 52 (25.62%) Java EE
23 52 (25.62%) TDD
24 51 (25.12%) Unix
24 51 (25.12%) JBoss
24 51 (25.12%) Oracle Database

EJB
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 78 (38.42%) WebLogic
2 51 (25.12%) JBoss
3 35 (17.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 29 (14.29%) Apache
5 28 (13.79%) WebSphere
6 17 (8.37%) Confluence
7 15 (7.39%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (5.42%) Tomcat
9 10 (4.93%) WebLogic Portal
10 7 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (2.96%) Mule
11 6 (2.96%) nginx
12 5 (2.46%) Mule ESB
12 5 (2.46%) Oracle Spatial
13 4 (1.97%) ATG Dynamo
13 4 (1.97%) GlassFish
14 3 (1.48%) WebLogic Integration
14 3 (1.48%) WebSphere Process Server
15 2 (0.99%) Apache Pig
16 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 17 (8.37%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (3.45%) SAP Hybris
3 6 (2.96%) Unica
4 5 (2.46%) Pega PRPC
5 4 (1.97%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.49%) BondVision
6 1 (0.49%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.49%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.91%) GitHub
3 8 (3.94%) Google Analytics
4 6 (2.96%) Silverpop
5 2 (0.99%) Google Checkout
5 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.49%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.42%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.93%) HTTP
2 10 (4.93%) SSL
3 9 (4.43%) Internet
4 5 (2.46%) LDAP
5 1 (0.49%) Firewall
5 1 (0.49%) FTP
5 1 (0.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (25.12%) Oracle Database
2 38 (18.72%) Oracle Database 11g
3 35 (17.24%) MongoDB
4 26 (12.81%) Oracle Database 10g
5 20 (9.85%) MySQL
6 18 (8.87%) Oracle Database 12c
6 18 (8.87%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (8.37%) Relational Database
8 13 (6.40%) DB2
8 13 (6.40%) NoSQL
9 12 (5.91%) Big Data
9 12 (5.91%) SQL Server
10 10 (4.93%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.97%) Data Mart
11 4 (1.97%) Geospatial Data
11 4 (1.97%) GIS
11 4 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.97%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.48%) JasperReports
13 2 (0.99%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 83 (40.89%) Git (software)
2 63 (31.03%) JUnit
3 56 (27.59%) Eclipse
3 56 (27.59%) Jenkins
4 54 (26.60%) JIRA
5 47 (23.15%) Maven
6 39 (19.21%) Subversion
7 38 (18.72%) IntelliJ
8 37 (18.23%) Ant
9 34 (16.75%) Selenium
10 26 (12.81%) Hudson
11 21 (10.34%) Gradle
12 19 (9.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 19 (9.36%) Mockito
13 14 (6.90%) TeamCity
14 12 (5.91%) Cucumber
15 11 (5.42%) Bitbucket
16 8 (3.94%) Apache Buildr
16 8 (3.94%) Mercurial
16 8 (3.94%) SoapUI
General
1 31 (15.27%) Finance
2 26 (12.81%) Banking
3 16 (7.88%) Retail
4 6 (2.96%) Marketing
5 4 (1.97%) Games
6 3 (1.48%) Advertising
6 3 (1.48%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.99%) Front Office
7 2 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.99%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (0.49%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.49%) French Language
8 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 163 (80.30%) Developer
2 138 (67.98%) Java Developer
3 31 (15.27%) Senior Developer
4 28 (13.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 27 (13.30%) Architect
6 20 (9.85%) J2EE Developer
6 20 (9.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 19 (9.36%) Scala Developer
8 12 (5.91%) Digital Developer
8 12 (5.91%) Oracle Developer
8 12 (5.91%) Software Engineer
9 10 (4.93%) Agile Developer
9 10 (4.93%) Agile Java Developer
9 10 (4.93%) Technical Architect
10 9 (4.43%) Java Engineer
10 9 (4.43%) Java Scala Developer
10 9 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.94%) Pega Architect
12 7 (3.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 7 (3.45%) DV Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (59.61%) J2EE
2 114 (56.16%) Spring
3 112 (55.17%) Web Services
4 102 (50.25%) Hibernate
5 98 (48.28%) XML
6 96 (47.29%) SOAP
7 87 (42.86%) REST
8 85 (41.87%) HTML
9 75 (36.95%) JMS
10 73 (35.96%) CSS
11 71 (34.98%) JSP
12 61 (30.05%) Servlets
13 52 (25.62%) Java EE
14 47 (23.15%) EJB 3.0
15 44 (21.67%) JPA
16 39 (19.21%) Ajax
17 38 (18.72%) jQuery
18 37 (18.23%) Struts
18 37 (18.23%) XSLT
19 36 (17.73%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.90%) Client/Server
2 12 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.91%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.45%) RIA
3 7 (3.45%) Web 2.0
4 5 (2.46%) User Experience
4 5 (2.46%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.48%) DataPower
6 3 (1.48%) Derivative
6 3 (1.48%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.48%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.48%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.48%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.99%) Clustering
7 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.99%) iPad
7 2 (0.99%) PMI
8 1 (0.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 51 (25.12%) Unix
2 36 (17.73%) Linux
3 17 (8.37%) Windows
4 9 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.96%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.97%) Android
7 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (66.01%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (37.44%) Scrum
3 61 (30.05%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (25.62%) TDD
5 50 (24.63%) SDLC
6 42 (20.69%) SOA
7 41 (20.20%) Open Source
8 36 (17.73%) MVC
9 34 (16.75%) DevOps
10 28 (13.79%) E-Commerce
10 28 (13.79%) OO
11 26 (12.81%) Microservices
12 25 (12.32%) Software Engineering
13 22 (10.84%) UML
14 19 (9.36%) Unit Testing
15 18 (8.87%) OOA/OOD
16 16 (7.88%) BDD
16 16 (7.88%) Workflow
17 15 (7.39%) Multithreading
18 14 (6.90%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 201 (99.01%) Java
2 114 (56.16%) SQL
3 84 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 39 (19.21%) PL/SQL
5 23 (11.33%) C#
5 23 (11.33%) Python
6 22 (10.84%) Scala
7 19 (9.36%) Perl
8 16 (7.88%) Groovy
9 15 (7.39%) C
10 8 (3.94%) VB.NET
11 7 (3.45%) Ruby
12 6 (2.96%) Haskell
12 6 (2.96%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.46%) C++
13 5 (2.46%) Korn
14 3 (1.48%) XPath
15 2 (0.99%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.99%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.49%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 27 (13.30%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.85%) DV Cleared
3 7 (3.45%) OCPJP
3 7 (3.45%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.99%) Degree
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.99%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.49%) Brainbench
5 1 (0.49%) OCMJD
5 1 (0.49%) OCPJWCD
5 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.46%) SLA
2 2 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.99%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) EMIR
3 1 (0.49%) FATCA
3 1 (0.49%) MiFID
System Software
1 28 (13.79%) Docker
2 2 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.49%) NDS
3 1 (0.49%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 21 (10.34%) Puppet
2 9 (4.43%) Ansible
3 6 (2.96%) Grafana
3 6 (2.96%) Kibana
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 123 (60.59%) Oracle
2 19 (9.36%) webMethods
3 14 (6.90%) ATG
3 14 (6.90%) Pega
4 13 (6.40%) Google
5 10 (4.93%) BEA
5 10 (4.93%) IBM
6 9 (4.43%) Adobe
6 9 (4.43%) hybris
6 9 (4.43%) Red Hat
7 8 (3.94%) MuleSoft
8 7 (3.45%) SAP
9 6 (2.96%) Solace
9 6 (2.96%) Sybase
10 5 (2.46%) TIBCO
11 4 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.48%) Kony
13 2 (0.99%) Chordiant
13 2 (0.99%) Coremetrics
13 2 (0.99%) PayPal
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