Period
to 16 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 708 624 624
Rank change year-on-year -84 0 +13
Contract jobs citing EJB 167 193 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.67% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 140 167
England median daily rate £483 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +2.79% +15.15%
10th Percentile £406 £360 £336
90th Percentile £563 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £485 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -0.67% +2.79% +15.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
England median hourly rate £52.50 £35.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -7.89% -
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% -7.89% -

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 32,600 28,815 29,774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.90% 32.67% 29.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,254 19,966 21,027
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £298
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 370 356
England median hourly rate £41.61 £40.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.03% +9.59% -1.35%
10th Percentile £16.05 £16.23 £12.25
90th Percentile £57.75 £53.75 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11% -2.70%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +14 65 £480 -4.00% 4
London -39 29 £484 -4.44% 10
South West -3 28 £500 +11.86% 2
North of England -23 21 £465 -2.11% 4
North West -25 18 £465 -1.06% 3
Midlands -18 14 £410 -6.29% 4
East of England -14 8 £510 -2.86% 8
West Midlands -31 8 £550 +11.31% 3
East Midlands -4 6 £410 -3.53% 1
Yorkshire -12 2 £525 - 1
North East -12 1 £435 -13.00%
EJB
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 162 (97.01%) Java
2 100 (59.88%) Spring
3 97 (58.08%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (53.29%) J2EE
5 88 (52.69%) Web Services
6 87 (52.10%) Oracle
6 87 (52.10%) REST
7 86 (51.50%) XML
8 81 (48.50%) Hibernate
9 77 (46.11%) SOAP
9 77 (46.11%) SQL
10 68 (40.72%) JMS
10 68 (40.72%) JPA
11 66 (39.52%) Linux
12 65 (38.92%) JSP
13 63 (37.72%) Git (software)
14 62 (37.13%) JUnit
15 61 (36.53%) WebLogic
16 57 (34.13%) HTML
17 56 (33.53%) Unix
18 52 (31.14%) Eclipse
18 52 (31.14%) Jenkins
19 51 (30.54%) Scrum
20 50 (29.94%) JavaScript
20 50 (29.94%) CSS
21 49 (29.34%) SOA
22 48 (28.74%) EJB 3.0
23 47 (28.14%) Maven
24 43 (25.75%) XSD
24 43 (25.75%) JAXB

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 61 (36.53%) WebLogic
2 37 (22.16%) JBoss
3 35 (20.96%) WebSphere
4 33 (19.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 26 (15.57%) Confluence
5 26 (15.57%) Tomcat
6 23 (13.77%) Apache
7 18 (10.78%) GlassFish
8 13 (7.78%) Oracle Service Bus
9 11 (6.59%) Liferay
10 10 (5.99%) nginx
11 8 (4.79%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (3.59%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (3.59%) WildFly
13 5 (2.99%) Apache Solr
13 5 (2.99%) CMS
13 5 (2.99%) Commerce Server
14 2 (1.20%) Jetty
14 2 (1.20%) OpenCms
14 2 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.59%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.20%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.60%) Magento
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.99%) GitHub
2 8 (4.79%) Google Analytics
3 4 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.20%) BrowserStack
4 2 (1.20%) IaaS
4 2 (1.20%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.20%) PaaS
4 2 (1.20%) SaaS
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.38%) HTTP
1 14 (8.38%) SSL
1 14 (8.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.20%) Broadband
2 2 (1.20%) Internet
3 1 (0.60%) Extranet
3 1 (0.60%) Firewall
3 1 (0.60%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (22.75%) Oracle Database
2 24 (14.37%) Oracle Database 11g
3 23 (13.77%) MongoDB
4 21 (12.57%) DB2
5 20 (11.98%) Relational Database
6 19 (11.38%) Oracle Database 12c
7 18 (10.78%) MySQL
8 14 (8.38%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (8.38%) RDBMS
9 11 (6.59%) NoSQL
10 8 (4.79%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (3.59%) SQL Server
12 2 (1.20%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 1 (0.60%) Big Data
13 1 (0.60%) Jackrabbit
13 1 (0.60%) Redis
13 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 63 (37.72%) Git (software)
2 62 (37.13%) JUnit
3 52 (31.14%) Eclipse
3 52 (31.14%) Jenkins
4 47 (28.14%) Maven
5 38 (22.75%) IntelliJ
6 35 (20.96%) JIRA
7 34 (20.36%) Selenium
8 30 (17.96%) Subversion
9 26 (15.57%) Cucumber
10 22 (13.17%) Ant
11 16 (9.58%) SoapUI
12 15 (8.98%) XMLSpy
13 11 (6.59%) Bitbucket
13 11 (6.59%) Gatling
13 11 (6.59%) Rational Team Concert
14 10 (5.99%) Artifactory
14 10 (5.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (5.99%) EasyMock
15 9 (5.39%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (16.17%) Finance
2 25 (14.97%) Banking
3 12 (7.19%) Retail
4 8 (4.79%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.80%) Back Office
5 3 (1.80%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.80%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Games
6 1 (0.60%) Law
6 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 139 (83.23%) Developer
2 104 (62.28%) Java Developer
3 23 (13.77%) Senior Developer
3 23 (13.77%) Senior Java Developer
4 14 (8.38%) Architect
5 12 (7.19%) Scala Developer
6 10 (5.99%) WebSphere Developer
7 9 (5.39%) JSP Developer
7 9 (5.39%) Software Developer
8 8 (4.79%) Lead Developer
8 8 (4.79%) Middleware Developer
9 7 (4.19%) Backend Developer
9 7 (4.19%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (3.59%) Java Engineer
10 6 (3.59%) Java Middleware Developer
10 6 (3.59%) Lead Java Developer
10 6 (3.59%) WebLogic Developer
11 5 (2.99%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 5 (2.99%) Java Software Developer
11 5 (2.99%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (59.88%) Spring
2 89 (53.29%) J2EE
3 88 (52.69%) Web Services
4 87 (52.10%) REST
5 86 (51.50%) XML
6 81 (48.50%) Hibernate
7 77 (46.11%) SOAP
8 68 (40.72%) JMS
8 68 (40.72%) JPA
9 65 (38.92%) JSP
10 57 (34.13%) HTML
11 50 (29.94%) CSS
12 48 (28.74%) EJB 3.0
13 43 (25.75%) JAXB
13 43 (25.75%) XSD
14 39 (23.35%) JSON
14 39 (23.35%) RESTful
15 38 (22.75%) Servlets
16 37 (22.16%) Java EE
17 34 (20.36%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.56%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (6.59%) User Experience
3 10 (5.99%) Wiki
4 6 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.40%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.80%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.60%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 66 (39.52%) Linux
2 56 (33.53%) Unix
3 11 (6.59%) Windows
4 10 (5.99%) CentOS
4 10 (5.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (4.79%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.99%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (1.80%) Android
8 2 (1.20%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.20%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.60%) HPUX
9 1 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (58.08%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (30.54%) Scrum
3 49 (29.34%) SOA
4 41 (24.55%) OO
5 40 (23.95%) Microservices
6 34 (20.36%) DevOps
7 29 (17.37%) TDD
8 27 (16.17%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (15.57%) MVC
9 26 (15.57%) Test Automation
10 25 (14.97%) Software Engineering
11 20 (11.98%) SDLC
12 19 (11.38%) Workflow
13 18 (10.78%) BDD
14 16 (9.58%) Analytics
14 16 (9.58%) OOD
14 16 (9.58%) Open Source
15 15 (8.98%) Unit Testing
16 12 (7.19%) Configuration Management
17 11 (6.59%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 162 (97.01%) Java
2 77 (46.11%) SQL
3 50 (29.94%) JavaScript
4 33 (19.76%) PL/SQL
5 26 (15.57%) Java 8
6 23 (13.77%) Scala
7 15 (8.98%) Python
8 11 (6.59%) C
8 11 (6.59%) C#
8 11 (6.59%) Perl
9 10 (5.99%) Haskell
10 8 (4.79%) Groovy
10 8 (4.79%) Ruby
11 4 (2.40%) Clojure
12 3 (1.80%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.20%) Tcl
13 2 (1.20%) XPath
14 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.60%) C++
14 1 (0.60%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (13.17%) Security Cleared
2 21 (12.57%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) COBIT
1 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 25 (14.97%) Docker
2 4 (2.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 22 (13.17%) Puppet
2 11 (6.59%) HP ALM
3 9 (5.39%) Grafana
3 9 (5.39%) Kibana
4 4 (2.40%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.60%) Ansible
5 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 87 (52.10%) Oracle
2 18 (10.78%) webMethods
3 11 (6.59%) Adobe
3 11 (6.59%) HP
4 10 (5.99%) Google
4 10 (5.99%) Red Hat
5 8 (4.79%) IBM
6 6 (3.59%) Capita
6 6 (3.59%) hybris
6 6 (3.59%) Perforce
7 4 (2.40%) Pega
8 3 (1.80%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (1.20%) New Relic
9 2 (1.20%) Roku
9 2 (1.20%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.20%) Sybase
10 1 (0.60%) ATG
10 1 (0.60%) Demandware
10 1 (0.60%) Elastic Path
10 1 (0.60%) Microsoft