Period
to 12 November 2018

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 12 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)
England > North West
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 178 199
Rank change year-on-year -32 +21 +26
Contract jobs citing EJB 10 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.17% 0.42% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 1.34% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 12
North West median daily rate £440 £465 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.38% -10.58% +17.18%
10th Percentile £375 £421 £463
90th Percentile £475 £650 £540
England median daily rate £505 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +3.48% +2.79% +5.56%
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 1,987 1,788 1,974
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 33.78% 31.57% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,373 1,209 1,384
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.96% -2.88%
10th Percentile £308 £300 £275
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £462 £425
% change year-on-year +2.76% +8.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 29
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £11.70 £18.53 £15.45
90th Percentile £57.70 £50.51 £44.80
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EJB in the North West over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 12 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
Manchester -18 8 £430 -25.22%
Cheshire -16 1 - - 4
Merseyside - 1 £450 -
EJB
England

For the 6 months to 12 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 North West region with a requirement for EJB.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Java EE
4 6 (60.00%) JSP
5 5 (50.00%) Linux
5 5 (50.00%) HTML
5 5 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (50.00%) JPA
6 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
6 4 (40.00%) TDD
6 4 (40.00%) Spring
6 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
6 4 (40.00%) XML
6 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
7 3 (30.00%) Financial Institution
7 3 (30.00%) Servlets
7 3 (30.00%) Struts
7 3 (30.00%) Web Services
7 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (30.00%) CSS
7 3 (30.00%) JDBC
7 3 (30.00%) JSON
7 3 (30.00%) Dojo
7 3 (30.00%) jQuery
7 3 (30.00%) Android
7 3 (30.00%) Banking
7 3 (30.00%) Retail

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 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) Commerce Server
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) JUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Maven
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (20.00%) OSS Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Java EE
2 6 (60.00%) JSP
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) JPA
4 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (40.00%) Spring
4 4 (40.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) Dojo
5 3 (30.00%) Java SE
5 3 (30.00%) JDBC
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) JSON
5 3 (30.00%) Servlets
5 3 (30.00%) Struts
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
6 2 (20.00%) Node.js
6 2 (20.00%) Swing
7 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Android
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Decision-Making
4 2 (20.00%) High Availability
4 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) OOD
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) RUP
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Unified Process
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) API Design
5 1 (10.00%) Microservices
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Sybase