Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 633 582 625
Rank change year-on-year -51 +43 +42
Contract jobs citing EJB 225 232 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 0.83% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 132 163
England median daily rate £475 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -2.86%
10th Percentile £363 £352 £325
90th Percentile £613 £575 £573
UK median daily rate £478 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -4.50% +17.65% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £58.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -27.35% -

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 30,097 28,080 28,793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.28% 31.79% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,650 19,543 20,132
England median daily rate £475 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.70% +1.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £630 £600 £591
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 332 318 505
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £18.53 £15.75 £16.10
90th Percentile £54.75 £51.33 £56.81
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +37 110 £475 -5.00% 5
London -54 52 £450 -16.28% 20
South West +7 23 £450 -14.29% 6
North of England +17 18 £538 +13.16% 8
North West +6 14 £550 +15.79% 7
East of England -20 11 £375 -21.05% 7
Midlands +3 10 £450 +42.86% 6
West Midlands +10 6 £520 +4.00% 3
East Midlands 0 4 £450 +42.86% 3
Yorkshire -9 3 £450 -13.04% 1
North East +45 1 - -
EJB
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 222 (98.67%) Java
2 141 (62.67%) Spring
3 127 (56.44%) Web Services
4 124 (55.11%) SQL
5 120 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
6 103 (45.78%) Hibernate
7 102 (45.33%) Linux
8 99 (44.00%) SOAP
8 99 (44.00%) JSP
9 98 (43.56%) J2EE
9 98 (43.56%) JPA
10 94 (41.78%) HTML
11 90 (40.00%) Oracle
12 87 (38.67%) JavaScript
13 86 (38.22%) REST
14 82 (36.44%) CSS
15 80 (35.56%) XML
16 78 (34.67%) WebLogic
17 75 (33.33%) Git (software)
18 62 (27.56%) Eclipse
18 62 (27.56%) Jenkins
18 62 (27.56%) Microservices
19 61 (27.11%) EJB 3.0
20 59 (26.22%) JUnit
21 58 (25.78%) Unix
21 58 (25.78%) JMS
22 54 (24.00%) PL/SQL
22 54 (24.00%) HTML5
23 52 (23.11%) Maven
23 52 (23.11%) WebSphere

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 (34.67%) WebLogic
2 52 (23.11%) WebSphere
3 47 (20.89%) JBoss
4 38 (16.89%) Apache
5 35 (15.56%) Confluence
5 35 (15.56%) Tomcat
6 34 (15.11%) GlassFish
7 33 (14.67%) Liferay
8 23 (10.22%) WebSphere Application Server
9 20 (8.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (4.00%) WebSphere Portal
11 7 (3.11%) MQSeries
11 7 (3.11%) WildFly
12 4 (1.78%) nginx
12 4 (1.78%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (1.78%) WebLogic Portal
13 3 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (1.33%) CMS
13 3 (1.33%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.78%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (1.78%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (1.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.00%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.22%) Google Checkout
3 4 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.78%) GitHub
4 3 (1.33%) iPaaS
4 3 (1.33%) SaaS
5 2 (0.89%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.89%) Google Compute Engine
5 2 (0.89%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.56%) HTTP
2 24 (10.67%) SSL
2 24 (10.67%) TCP/IP
3 19 (8.44%) Internet
4 4 (1.78%) Intranet
5 3 (1.33%) Firewall
6 1 (0.44%) Extranet
6 1 (0.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (18.67%) Oracle Database
2 38 (16.89%) PostgreSQL
3 36 (16.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 34 (15.11%) MongoDB
5 24 (10.67%) DB2
6 17 (7.56%) SQL Server
7 13 (5.78%) Relational Database
8 12 (5.33%) MySQL
9 8 (3.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (3.11%) NoSQL
11 5 (2.22%) Endeca
11 5 (2.22%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.78%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (1.33%) Big Data
13 3 (1.33%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.33%) Jackrabbit
13 3 (1.33%) JasperReports
13 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.89%) Oracle Exadata
14 2 (0.89%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 75 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 62 (27.56%) Eclipse
2 62 (27.56%) Jenkins
3 59 (26.22%) JUnit
4 52 (23.11%) Maven
5 47 (20.89%) JIRA
6 44 (19.56%) Selenium
7 34 (15.11%) IntelliJ
8 31 (13.78%) Subversion
9 29 (12.89%) Ant
10 17 (7.56%) Bitbucket
10 17 (7.56%) Mockito
11 12 (5.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (5.33%) Gradle
11 12 (5.33%) TeamCity
12 11 (4.89%) Artifactory
12 11 (4.89%) EasyMock
13 9 (4.00%) Hudson
14 8 (3.56%) jMock
15 7 (3.11%) Cucumber
General
1 24 (10.67%) Banking
1 24 (10.67%) Finance
2 20 (8.89%) Retail
3 5 (2.22%) Games
3 5 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.33%) Advertising
4 3 (1.33%) Marketing
4 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 188 (83.56%) Developer
2 138 (61.33%) Java Developer
3 27 (12.00%) Senior Developer
4 25 (11.11%) Scala Developer
4 25 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 22 (9.78%) WebSphere Developer
6 17 (7.56%) Architect
7 15 (6.67%) Java Scala Developer
8 12 (5.33%) HTML Developer
8 12 (5.33%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (4.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 9 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.11%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (2.22%) Consultant
11 5 (2.22%) Java Architect
11 5 (2.22%) Java Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.22%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.22%) Software Engineer
12 4 (1.78%) Java Engineer
12 4 (1.78%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (62.67%) Spring
2 127 (56.44%) Web Services
3 103 (45.78%) Hibernate
4 99 (44.00%) JSP
4 99 (44.00%) SOAP
5 98 (43.56%) J2EE
5 98 (43.56%) JPA
6 94 (41.78%) HTML
7 86 (38.22%) REST
8 82 (36.44%) CSS
9 80 (35.56%) XML
10 61 (27.11%) EJB 3.0
11 58 (25.78%) JMS
12 54 (24.00%) HTML5
13 51 (22.67%) Struts
14 50 (22.22%) RESTful
15 42 (18.67%) Servlets
16 40 (17.78%) JSON
17 37 (16.44%) JAX-RS
17 37 (16.44%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.67%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (8.00%) User Experience
3 11 (4.89%) Wiki
4 10 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.11%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.78%) RIA
7 3 (1.33%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.33%) iPad
7 3 (1.33%) Web 2.0
8 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 102 (45.33%) Linux
2 58 (25.78%) Unix
3 17 (7.56%) Windows
4 16 (7.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (5.33%) CentOS
5 12 (5.33%) HPUX
6 9 (4.00%) Solaris
7 6 (2.67%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.33%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.44%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (27.56%) Microservices
3 47 (20.89%) Scrum
4 45 (20.00%) DevOps
5 42 (18.67%) SOA
6 39 (17.33%) MVC
7 38 (16.89%) TDD
7 38 (16.89%) Unit Testing
8 37 (16.44%) Test Automation
9 36 (16.00%) OO
10 33 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (13.33%) E-Commerce
12 22 (9.78%) OOD
13 13 (5.78%) Software Engineering
13 13 (5.78%) UML
14 12 (5.33%) High Availability
14 12 (5.33%) Kanban
15 11 (4.89%) Analytics
15 11 (4.89%) Cybersecurity
16 10 (4.44%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 222 (98.67%) Java
2 124 (55.11%) SQL
3 87 (38.67%) JavaScript
4 54 (24.00%) PL/SQL
5 29 (12.89%) Scala
6 12 (5.33%) Perl
7 8 (3.56%) C#
7 8 (3.56%) Python
8 5 (2.22%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.78%) Groovy
9 4 (1.78%) Haskell
9 4 (1.78%) Ruby
9 4 (1.78%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.33%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.89%) C
11 2 (0.89%) Clojure
11 2 (0.89%) PHP
12 1 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.11%) DV Cleared
3 4 (1.78%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.89%) Degree
5 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.44%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 32 (14.22%) Docker
2 3 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (12.44%) Puppet
2 21 (9.33%) Grafana
2 21 (9.33%) Kibana
3 5 (2.22%) Ansible
4 2 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.89%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 90 (40.00%) Oracle
2 34 (15.11%) HP
3 29 (12.89%) IBM
4 26 (11.56%) webMethods
5 19 (8.44%) Red Hat
6 17 (7.56%) hybris
7 11 (4.89%) Google
8 7 (3.11%) ATG
9 6 (2.67%) Capita
10 5 (2.22%) Coremetrics
10 5 (2.22%) Microsoft
10 5 (2.22%) PayPal
10 5 (2.22%) Perforce
10 5 (2.22%) SAP
11 4 (1.78%) MuleSoft
11 4 (1.78%) Talend
12 3 (1.33%) Cisco
12 3 (1.33%) Demandware
12 3 (1.33%) Elastic Path
12 3 (1.33%) VMware