Period
to 25 May 2018

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 6 months to 25 May 2018 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
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 646 604 602
Rank change year-on-year -42 -2 +4
Contract jobs citing EJB 204 200 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 0.74% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 141 164
England median daily rate £458 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.30% +14.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £400 £319 £313
90th Percentile £557 £563 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £488 £425
% change year-on-year -2.71% +14.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £38.00
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - £38.00

EJB is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 30,843 26,889 28,117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.24% 32.19% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,918 18,674 19,843
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 331 408
England median hourly rate £42.26 £41.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.07% +7.19% +9.29%
10th Percentile £17.43 £18.75 £13.50
90th Percentile £59.88 £54.00 £57.00
UK median hourly rate £42.25 £40.26 £38.00
% change year-on-year +4.94% +5.95% +8.57%

EJB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing EJB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 25 May 2018.

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 6 months to 25 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +26 92 £475 -5.00% 7
London -49 47 £488 +17.82% 22
South West +9 33 £425 -17.07% 4
North of England -34 16 £501 +5.37% 7
North West -30 13 £501 +5.37% 7
Midlands -19 11 £438 +2.94% 6
East Midlands -9 7 £430 +1.18% 4
East of England -13 5 £425 -14.14% 8
West Midlands -27 4 £438 -12.50% 2
Yorkshire -14 3 £450 -14.29%
EJB
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing EJB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for EJB.

1 201 (98.53%) Java
2 130 (63.73%) Spring
3 123 (60.29%) Web Services
4 104 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (49.51%) Oracle
6 100 (49.02%) J2EE
7 99 (48.53%) SQL
8 98 (48.04%) JSP
9 94 (46.08%) SOAP
9 94 (46.08%) Linux
10 93 (45.59%) JPA
11 89 (43.63%) REST
12 88 (43.14%) XML
13 85 (41.67%) Hibernate
14 83 (40.69%) JMS
15 73 (35.78%) Jenkins
16 68 (33.33%) Git (software)
17 63 (30.88%) WebLogic
18 62 (30.39%) JUnit
18 62 (30.39%) HTML
18 62 (30.39%) RESTful
19 61 (29.90%) EJB 3.0
20 60 (29.41%) Unix
21 59 (28.92%) SOA
22 57 (27.94%) CSS
23 56 (27.45%) PL/SQL
23 56 (27.45%) Scrum
23 56 (27.45%) WebSphere
23 56 (27.45%) Oracle Database
24 55 (26.96%) JavaScript

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 63 (30.88%) WebLogic
2 56 (27.45%) WebSphere
3 46 (22.55%) Confluence
4 35 (17.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 30 (14.71%) GlassFish
6 29 (14.22%) Liferay
7 28 (13.73%) Tomcat
8 24 (11.76%) JBoss
9 22 (10.78%) WebSphere Application Server
10 20 (9.80%) Apache
11 13 (6.37%) Oracle Service Bus
12 10 (4.90%) WebSphere Portal
13 6 (2.94%) CMS
13 6 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (2.45%) Commerce Server
14 5 (2.45%) nginx
15 4 (1.96%) Apache Solr
15 4 (1.96%) WebLogic Portal
15 4 (1.96%) WildFly
16 3 (1.47%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 6 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.98%) Magento
2 2 (0.98%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.94%) GitHub
2 4 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.96%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.96%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.98%) BrowserStack
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.90%) HTTP
2 9 (4.41%) SSL
2 9 (4.41%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.94%) Internet
4 2 (0.98%) Broadband
4 2 (0.98%) Extranet
4 2 (0.98%) Firewall
4 2 (0.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (27.45%) Oracle Database
2 33 (16.18%) Oracle Database 12c
3 31 (15.20%) DB2
3 31 (15.20%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (12.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 23 (11.27%) MongoDB
6 20 (9.80%) Relational Database
7 19 (9.31%) MySQL
8 15 (7.35%) RDBMS
9 8 (3.92%) NoSQL
10 7 (3.43%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (2.45%) SQL Server
12 3 (1.47%) JasperReports
13 2 (0.98%) Jackrabbit
13 2 (0.98%) Oracle8/8i Database
14 1 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (0.49%) Big Data
14 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.49%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 73 (35.78%) Jenkins
2 68 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 62 (30.39%) JUnit
4 52 (25.49%) Eclipse
4 52 (25.49%) Maven
5 51 (25.00%) JIRA
6 41 (20.10%) Selenium
7 36 (17.65%) IntelliJ
8 35 (17.16%) Subversion
9 28 (13.73%) Ant
10 22 (10.78%) Bitbucket
10 22 (10.78%) Cucumber
11 19 (9.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (9.31%) EasyMock
12 17 (8.33%) TeamCity
13 16 (7.84%) Artifactory
14 15 (7.35%) SoapUI
14 15 (7.35%) XMLSpy
15 12 (5.88%) Gradle
15 12 (5.88%) Mockito
General
1 28 (13.73%) Banking
2 24 (11.76%) Finance
3 15 (7.35%) Retail
4 6 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.98%) Advertising
5 2 (0.98%) Games
5 2 (0.98%) Legal
6 1 (0.49%) Marketing
6 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 167 (81.86%) Developer
2 124 (60.78%) Java Developer
3 32 (15.69%) Senior Developer
4 31 (15.20%) Senior Java Developer
5 18 (8.82%) WebSphere Developer
6 14 (6.86%) Architect
7 12 (5.88%) Scala Developer
8 10 (4.90%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 10 (4.90%) Software Developer
9 9 (4.41%) JSP Developer
9 9 (4.41%) Lead Developer
10 8 (3.92%) Backend Developer
10 8 (3.92%) Middleware Developer
11 7 (3.43%) Consultant
11 7 (3.43%) Lead Java Developer
11 7 (3.43%) Oracle Developer
11 7 (3.43%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
12 6 (2.94%) Java Middleware Developer
12 6 (2.94%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (63.73%) Spring
2 123 (60.29%) Web Services
3 100 (49.02%) J2EE
4 98 (48.04%) JSP
5 94 (46.08%) SOAP
6 93 (45.59%) JPA
7 89 (43.63%) REST
8 88 (43.14%) XML
9 85 (41.67%) Hibernate
10 83 (40.69%) JMS
11 62 (30.39%) HTML
11 62 (30.39%) RESTful
12 61 (29.90%) EJB 3.0
13 57 (27.94%) CSS
14 54 (26.47%) JAXB
15 52 (25.49%) Struts
16 43 (21.08%) Servlets
17 42 (20.59%) XSD
18 39 (19.12%) JDBC
19 34 (16.67%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (22.06%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (9.31%) Wiki
3 9 (4.41%) User Experience
4 4 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.96%) e-Learning
5 3 (1.47%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.98%) iPad
6 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.49%) DataPower
7 1 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 94 (46.08%) Linux
2 60 (29.41%) Unix
3 20 (9.80%) CentOS
3 20 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (5.39%) Windows
5 6 (2.94%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.45%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (1.96%) HPUX
7 4 (1.96%) Solaris
8 2 (0.98%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.98%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.49%) Debian
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (28.92%) SOA
3 56 (27.45%) Scrum
4 50 (24.51%) Microservices
5 49 (24.02%) OO
6 38 (18.63%) DevOps
7 37 (18.14%) Test Automation
8 35 (17.16%) MVC
9 34 (16.67%) TDD
10 32 (15.69%) Unit Testing
11 27 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (10.29%) BDD
13 20 (9.80%) OOD
14 18 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
15 17 (8.33%) Software Engineering
16 12 (5.88%) E-Commerce
17 11 (5.39%) High Availability
18 10 (4.90%) SDLC
18 10 (4.90%) Workflow
19 9 (4.41%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 201 (98.53%) Java
2 99 (48.53%) SQL
3 56 (27.45%) PL/SQL
4 55 (26.96%) JavaScript
5 36 (17.65%) Java 8
6 18 (8.82%) Scala
7 10 (4.90%) Python
8 9 (4.41%) Perl
9 7 (3.43%) C#
10 5 (2.45%) C
10 5 (2.45%) Haskell
11 4 (1.96%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.96%) Clojure
11 4 (1.96%) Groovy
11 4 (1.96%) Ruby
11 4 (1.96%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.98%) PHP
12 2 (0.98%) XPath
13 1 (0.49%) C++
13 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (14.22%) Security Cleared
2 25 (12.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.49%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (10.78%) Docker
2 4 (1.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (13.73%) HP ALM
2 17 (8.33%) Puppet
3 7 (3.43%) Grafana
3 7 (3.43%) Kibana
4 4 (1.96%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.49%) Terraform
5 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 101 (49.51%) Oracle
2 28 (13.73%) HP
3 25 (12.25%) IBM
4 20 (9.80%) Red Hat
5 13 (6.37%) webMethods
6 7 (3.43%) Capita
7 6 (2.94%) Google
8 5 (2.45%) Adobe
8 5 (2.45%) hybris
9 4 (1.96%) Pega
10 3 (1.47%) VMware
11 2 (0.98%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.98%) ATG
11 2 (0.98%) Blue Martini
11 2 (0.98%) CA
11 2 (0.98%) Demandware
11 2 (0.98%) Elastic Path
11 2 (0.98%) New Relic
11 2 (0.98%) Roku
11 2 (0.98%) Sitecore