Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 January 2019 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)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 205 188 194
Rank change year-on-year -17 +6 +31
Contract jobs citing EJB 5 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.090% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.91% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 7
North West median daily rate £450 £538 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.28% +13.16% -9.52%
England median daily rate £525 £480 £484
% change year-on-year +9.38% -0.78% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -17.65% -

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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,779 1,762 1,835
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.94% 32.58% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,231 1,218 1,265
North West median daily rate £408 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.16% - -
10th Percentile £306 £284 £275
90th Percentile £565 £538 £525
England median daily rate £495 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +4.21% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 24
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £38.13 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.98% -1.61% +14.58%
10th Percentile £12.83 £18.08 £16.85
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £51.65
England median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.79% - +6.67%

EJB
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing EJB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for EJB in the North West

EJB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing EJB in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for EJB in the North West

EJB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing EJB in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for EJB in the North West

EJB
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EJB within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. 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
Manchester -15 4 £440 -23.48% 4
Merseyside - 1 £450 -
EJB
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 North West region with a requirement for EJB.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) JSP
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Java EE
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Servlets
4 2 (40.00%) DB2
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) JDBC
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (40.00%) JPA
4 2 (40.00%) Android
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) Dojo
4 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Retail
4 2 (40.00%) Spring

EJB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (20.00%) Commerce Server
2 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) JSP
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) Java EE
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Dojo
3 2 (40.00%) Java SE
3 2 (40.00%) JDBC
3 2 (40.00%) JPA
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Servlets
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) JMS
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Node.js
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) Struts
4 1 (20.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) RUP
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Unified Process
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase