Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 753 624 593
Rank change year-on-year -129 -31 +62
Contract jobs citing EJB 119 217 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.70% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 144 159
England median daily rate £510 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £408 £363 £361
90th Percentile £594 £621 £594
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.41% +2.79% +10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.65% -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -17.65% -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 33,476 30,785 30,660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.23% 32.53% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,836 21,905 21,382
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 367 356
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £17.10 £18.65 £14.53
90th Percentile £58.75 £52.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +1.33%

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 16 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing EJB in England over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 November 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 -41 30 £450 -7.83% 2
South West -24 22 £525 +17.45% 4
London -35 21 £550 +7.32% 11
Midlands -8 19 £375 -16.67% 1
North of England -33 15 £443 -4.84% 4
West Midlands -12 14 £458 -7.31% 1
East of England 0 10 £505 +34.67% 6
North West -33 8 £430 -7.53% 4
East Midlands +4 5 £375 -16.67%
North East 0 5 £486 -
Yorkshire - 2 £525 -
EJB
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 115 (96.64%) Java
2 88 (73.95%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (69.75%) Hibernate
4 70 (58.82%) XML
4 70 (58.82%) Spring
5 67 (56.30%) J2EE
6 65 (54.62%) REST
7 58 (48.74%) Oracle
8 56 (47.06%) SQL
9 54 (45.38%) JBoss
10 53 (44.54%) Git (software)
11 52 (43.70%) WebLogic
12 51 (42.86%) JUnit
12 51 (42.86%) SOAP
13 48 (40.34%) Web Services
14 46 (38.66%) Unix
14 46 (38.66%) JavaScript
15 44 (36.97%) HTML
16 43 (36.13%) JPA
17 42 (35.29%) Scrum
18 41 (34.45%) Eclipse
18 41 (34.45%) HTML5
19 39 (32.77%) Linux
20 38 (31.93%) CSS
21 37 (31.09%) Servlets
22 36 (30.25%) JSON
22 36 (30.25%) Microservices
23 35 (29.41%) jQuery
24 34 (28.57%) EJB 3.0
25 33 (27.73%) JMS

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 54 (45.38%) JBoss
2 52 (43.70%) WebLogic
3 31 (26.05%) Apache
4 27 (22.69%) Tomcat
5 19 (15.97%) nginx
6 16 (13.45%) WebSphere
7 12 (10.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (6.72%) Confluence
9 5 (4.20%) GlassFish
10 4 (3.36%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (3.36%) WildFly
11 2 (1.68%) Apache Solr
11 2 (1.68%) Apache Spark
11 2 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.84%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.84%) IIS
12 1 (0.84%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.13%) GitHub
1 18 (15.13%) Google Analytics
2 11 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.04%) IaaS
4 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.36%) PaaS
5 4 (3.36%) SaaS
6 2 (1.68%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.33%) HTTP
1 23 (19.33%) SSL
1 23 (19.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.84%) Extranet
2 1 (0.84%) Firewall
2 1 (0.84%) Internet
2 1 (0.84%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.69%) MongoDB
2 18 (15.13%) NoSQL
3 17 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 10 (8.40%) Oracle Database
5 9 (7.56%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (6.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (5.88%) DB2
7 7 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (5.88%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.20%) MySQL
9 4 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (1.68%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.68%) Redis
10 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.84%) Big Data
11 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.84%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 53 (44.54%) Git (software)
2 51 (42.86%) JUnit
3 41 (34.45%) Eclipse
4 32 (26.89%) Jenkins
5 31 (26.05%) IntelliJ
6 30 (25.21%) Selenium
7 28 (23.53%) Maven
8 23 (19.33%) Ant
9 21 (17.65%) Cucumber
10 19 (15.97%) JIRA
11 18 (15.13%) Gatling
11 18 (15.13%) Grunt
11 18 (15.13%) gulp
11 18 (15.13%) Karma Test Runner
11 18 (15.13%) Sublime Text
12 14 (11.76%) Rational Team Concert
13 12 (10.08%) Subversion
14 6 (5.04%) TeamCity
15 4 (3.36%) WebLogic Workshop
16 3 (2.52%) Mockito
General
1 21 (17.65%) Finance
2 15 (12.61%) Banking
3 5 (4.20%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.52%) Back Office
4 3 (2.52%) Marketing
5 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.84%) Law
6 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 93 (78.15%) Developer
2 77 (64.71%) Java Developer
3 10 (8.40%) Architect
4 7 (5.88%) Scala Developer
4 7 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 7 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (4.20%) Technical Architect
6 4 (3.36%) Java Engineer
7 3 (2.52%) .NET Developer
7 3 (2.52%) Agile Developer
7 3 (2.52%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (2.52%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (2.52%) Java Architect
7 3 (2.52%) Messaging Developer
7 3 (2.52%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (2.52%) SOA Developer
7 3 (2.52%) Software Engineer
7 3 (2.52%) Technical Leader
8 2 (1.68%) OSS Developer
8 2 (1.68%) Pega Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (69.75%) Hibernate
2 70 (58.82%) Spring
2 70 (58.82%) XML
3 67 (56.30%) J2EE
4 65 (54.62%) REST
5 51 (42.86%) SOAP
6 48 (40.34%) Web Services
7 44 (36.97%) HTML
8 43 (36.13%) JPA
9 41 (34.45%) HTML5
10 38 (31.93%) CSS
11 37 (31.09%) Servlets
12 36 (30.25%) JSON
13 35 (29.41%) jQuery
14 34 (28.57%) EJB 3.0
15 33 (27.73%) JMS
16 29 (24.37%) Java EE
16 29 (24.37%) XSD
17 28 (23.53%) J2SE
18 27 (22.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (5.04%) User Experience
2 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.20%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.20%) Oracle Licensing
3 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.68%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.68%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.68%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.84%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 46 (38.66%) Unix
2 39 (32.77%) Linux
3 18 (15.13%) Ubuntu
3 18 (15.13%) Windows
4 4 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.52%) Android
6 1 (0.84%) CentOS
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (73.95%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (35.29%) Scrum
3 36 (30.25%) Microservices
4 33 (27.73%) DevOps
5 29 (24.37%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (21.01%) Software Engineering
6 25 (21.01%) Test Automation
7 24 (20.17%) Analytics
8 23 (19.33%) SDLC
8 23 (19.33%) Workflow
9 22 (18.49%) Open Source
10 21 (17.65%) Configuration Management
11 19 (15.97%) MVC
12 17 (14.29%) OO
13 15 (12.61%) SOA
14 14 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
14 14 (11.76%) Software Testing
15 12 (10.08%) TDD
16 11 (9.24%) OOD
17 9 (7.56%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 115 (96.64%) Java
2 56 (47.06%) SQL
3 46 (38.66%) JavaScript
4 29 (24.37%) Scala
5 24 (20.17%) Python
6 23 (19.33%) C#
7 20 (16.81%) Perl
8 19 (15.97%) Haskell
9 18 (15.13%) Groovy
9 18 (15.13%) Ruby
10 16 (13.45%) PL/SQL
11 14 (11.76%) C
12 11 (9.24%) Java 8
13 5 (4.20%) Shell Script
14 4 (3.36%) TypeScript
14 4 (3.36%) VB.NET
15 3 (2.52%) Korn
15 3 (2.52%) XPath
16 2 (1.68%) Tcl
17 1 (0.84%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 22 (18.49%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.61%) DV Cleared
3 6 (5.04%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.36%) Degree
5 1 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) QA
System Software
1 29 (24.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (23.53%) Puppet
2 19 (15.97%) Grafana
2 19 (15.97%) Kibana
3 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.84%) Ansible
4 1 (0.84%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.84%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 58 (48.74%) Oracle
2 24 (20.17%) webMethods
3 18 (15.13%) Google
4 16 (13.45%) Adobe
5 8 (6.72%) Perforce
6 7 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.20%) Pega
8 4 (3.36%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.36%) Sybase
9 3 (2.52%) CA Agile Central
9 3 (2.52%) hybris
9 3 (2.52%) Solace
10 1 (0.84%) SAP