Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 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
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 614 598 654
Rank change year-on-year -16 +56 +19
Contract jobs citing EJB 229 251 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 0.85% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 135 162
England median daily rate £480 £480 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.94% -2.30%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £326
90th Percentile £615 £594 £563
UK median daily rate £484 £480 £425
% change year-on-year +0.78% +12.94% -1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £58.50
% 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 30531 29403 30236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.37% 30.80% 29.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 21749 20475 21042
England median daily rate £470 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.59% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £278
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 336 515
England median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.10 £15.00 £14.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.37
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £39.60 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60% +7.14%

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 10 December 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 6 months to 10 December 2017. 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 +52 89 £480 +3.78% 9
London -92 60 £513 +2.50% 4
North of England +34 25 £483 +1.63% 6
South West +11 25 £447 -18.73% 1
North West +16 22 £483 -3.45% 6
East of England -5 18 £375 -21.05% 3
Midlands +11 11 £450 -6.25%
West Midlands +13 8 £500 +4.17%
North East +55 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 £450 -
EJB
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 224 (97.82%) Java
2 144 (62.88%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (55.90%) Spring
4 114 (49.78%) SQL
5 113 (49.34%) J2EE
5 113 (49.34%) JavaScript
6 105 (45.85%) HTML
7 103 (44.98%) Web Services
8 96 (41.92%) Linux
9 93 (40.61%) JSP
10 91 (39.74%) CSS
11 88 (38.43%) SOAP
12 87 (37.99%) XML
12 87 (37.99%) Git (software)
13 85 (37.12%) REST
14 83 (36.24%) Hibernate
15 74 (32.31%) Oracle
16 69 (30.13%) WebLogic
16 69 (30.13%) JBoss
17 68 (29.69%) JPA
18 61 (26.64%) JUnit
19 60 (26.20%) Eclipse
20 58 (25.33%) Unix
21 56 (24.45%) Scrum
22 55 (24.02%) Maven
22 55 (24.02%) Microservices
23 53 (23.14%) Jenkins
23 53 (23.14%) TDD
23 53 (23.14%) Struts
24 52 (22.71%) 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 69 (30.13%) JBoss
1 69 (30.13%) WebLogic
2 51 (22.27%) WebSphere
3 48 (20.96%) Tomcat
4 39 (17.03%) Apache
5 20 (8.73%) GlassFish
6 18 (7.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 17 (7.42%) Confluence
7 17 (7.42%) Liferay
8 15 (6.55%) WebSphere Application Server
9 13 (5.68%) WildFly
10 8 (3.49%) MQSeries
11 5 (2.18%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (1.75%) IIS
13 3 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (1.31%) Commerce Server
14 2 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.87%) Mule
14 2 (0.87%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (4.80%) SAP Hybris
2 9 (3.93%) Magento
3 3 (1.31%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.06%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.18%) Google Checkout
3 4 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.75%) SaaS
4 3 (1.31%) iPaaS
5 2 (0.87%) GitHub
5 2 (0.87%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.87%) Google Compute Engine
5 2 (0.87%) IaaS
5 2 (0.87%) PaaS
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.35%) HTTP
2 23 (10.04%) TCP/IP
3 21 (9.17%) Internet
3 21 (9.17%) SSL
4 8 (3.49%) SMS
5 6 (2.62%) Intranet
6 5 (2.18%) Firewall
7 2 (0.87%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.87%) Extranet
7 2 (0.87%) LDAP
7 2 (0.87%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.44%) Broadband
8 1 (0.44%) VPN
8 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.16%) MongoDB
2 29 (12.66%) DB2
3 27 (11.79%) Oracle Database
4 22 (9.61%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (9.61%) Relational Database
5 21 (9.17%) Oracle Database 12c
6 20 (8.73%) MySQL
7 16 (6.99%) SQL Server
8 10 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (4.37%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (3.93%) RDBMS
10 8 (3.49%) NoSQL
10 8 (3.49%) Oracle Exadata
10 8 (3.49%) Snowflake Schema
11 6 (2.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 5 (2.18%) Endeca
13 4 (1.75%) Big Data
13 4 (1.75%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (1.31%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 87 (37.99%) Git (software)
2 61 (26.64%) JUnit
3 60 (26.20%) Eclipse
4 55 (24.02%) Maven
5 53 (23.14%) Jenkins
6 42 (18.34%) Subversion
7 37 (16.16%) JIRA
8 32 (13.97%) IntelliJ
9 28 (12.23%) Selenium
10 22 (9.61%) Ant
10 22 (9.61%) Mockito
11 12 (5.24%) Hudson
12 11 (4.80%) Gradle
13 10 (4.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (4.37%) TeamCity
14 9 (3.93%) Spock
15 8 (3.49%) Bitbucket
15 8 (3.49%) Log4j
15 8 (3.49%) Talend Open Studio
16 5 (2.18%) jMock
General
1 34 (14.85%) Finance
2 25 (10.92%) Banking
3 22 (9.61%) Retail
4 7 (3.06%) Games
5 5 (2.18%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.87%) Marketing
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 175 (76.42%) Developer
2 132 (57.64%) Java Developer
3 31 (13.54%) Architect
4 23 (10.04%) Scala Developer
5 18 (7.86%) Senior Developer
5 18 (7.86%) WebSphere Developer
6 17 (7.42%) Senior Java Developer
7 16 (6.99%) Java Scala Developer
8 13 (5.68%) JavaScript Developer
9 12 (5.24%) HTML Developer
9 12 (5.24%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (3.93%) Hybris Developer
11 8 (3.49%) Consultant
11 8 (3.49%) Domain Architect
11 8 (3.49%) J2EE Developer
11 8 (3.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 8 (3.49%) SAP Developer
11 8 (3.49%) Software Engineer
12 7 (3.06%) Java Consultant
13 6 (2.62%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (55.90%) Spring
2 113 (49.34%) J2EE
3 105 (45.85%) HTML
4 103 (44.98%) Web Services
5 93 (40.61%) JSP
6 91 (39.74%) CSS
7 88 (38.43%) SOAP
8 87 (37.99%) XML
9 85 (37.12%) REST
10 83 (36.24%) Hibernate
11 68 (29.69%) JPA
12 53 (23.14%) Struts
13 52 (22.71%) JMS
14 51 (22.27%) HTML5
15 48 (20.96%) Servlets
16 47 (20.52%) JSON
17 44 (19.21%) Java EE
18 43 (18.78%) jQuery
19 39 (17.03%) EJB 3.0
20 33 (14.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.73%) User Experience
3 19 (8.30%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (4.80%) Web 2.0
5 9 (3.93%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.93%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.75%) RIA
7 3 (1.31%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.31%) Wiki
8 2 (0.87%) DataPower
8 2 (0.87%) Life Science
8 2 (0.87%) PKI
9 1 (0.44%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.44%) iPad
9 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 96 (41.92%) Linux
2 58 (25.33%) Unix
3 23 (10.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (7.86%) Windows
5 16 (6.99%) CentOS
6 12 (5.24%) HPUX
7 9 (3.93%) Solaris
8 6 (2.62%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (1.75%) Windows Server
10 3 (1.31%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (62.88%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (24.45%) Scrum
3 55 (24.02%) Microservices
4 53 (23.14%) TDD
5 48 (20.96%) E-Commerce
6 43 (18.78%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (17.03%) MVC
8 38 (16.59%) DevOps
9 35 (15.28%) SOA
10 34 (14.85%) OO
11 30 (13.10%) Test Automation
12 24 (10.48%) OOD
13 21 (9.17%) Unit Testing
14 18 (7.86%) B2B
14 18 (7.86%) Kanban
15 17 (7.42%) ETL
16 16 (6.99%) Data Modelling
16 16 (6.99%) Mentoring
16 16 (6.99%) Software Engineering
17 15 (6.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 224 (97.82%) Java
2 114 (49.78%) SQL
3 113 (49.34%) JavaScript
4 32 (13.97%) PL/SQL
5 29 (12.66%) Scala
6 9 (3.93%) Perl
7 8 (3.49%) PHP
7 8 (3.49%) Python
8 7 (3.06%) C#
8 7 (3.06%) VB.NET
9 6 (2.62%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.18%) Clojure
11 4 (1.75%) Korn
12 3 (1.31%) C
12 3 (1.31%) Ruby
13 2 (0.87%) C++
13 2 (0.87%) Groovy
13 2 (0.87%) Haskell
13 2 (0.87%) XPath
14 1 (0.44%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 16 (6.99%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.49%) DV Cleared
3 4 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.87%) Degree
5 1 (0.44%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.37%) QA
2 4 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 32 (13.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (11.35%) Puppet
2 18 (7.86%) Grafana
2 18 (7.86%) Kibana
3 6 (2.62%) Ansible
4 5 (2.18%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 74 (32.31%) Oracle
2 37 (16.16%) IBM
3 23 (10.04%) webMethods
4 21 (9.17%) hybris
5 20 (8.73%) HP
6 13 (5.68%) ATG
6 13 (5.68%) Red Hat
7 12 (5.24%) SAP
8 9 (3.93%) Demandware
8 9 (3.93%) Google
9 8 (3.49%) Intershop
9 8 (3.49%) Microsoft
9 8 (3.49%) MuleSoft
9 8 (3.49%) Talend
10 6 (2.62%) Solace
11 5 (2.18%) Coremetrics
11 5 (2.18%) PayPal
11 5 (2.18%) Perforce
12 4 (1.75%) Capita
12 4 (1.75%) Cisco