Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 202 220
Rank change year-on-year +14 +18 -45
Contract jobs citing EJB 16 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.29% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 0.94% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 4
North West median daily rate £538 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.16% -9.52% +20.69%
10th Percentile £411 £317 £416
90th Percentile £650 £549 £538
England median daily rate £480 £478 £425
% change year-on-year +0.52% +12.35% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £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 1,770 1,818 2,116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.45% 29.55% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,226 1,261 1,335
North West median daily rate £390 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% - +10.71%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £266
90th Percentile £544 £525 £530
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 78
North West median hourly rate £38.13 £38.50 £33.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.97% +13.84% +12.73%
10th Percentile £18.08 £16.40 £16.93
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.32 £42.88
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +15 13 £575 +9.52% 3
Cheshire 0 2 £413 +22.22%
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
EJB
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for EJB.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (93.75%) JSP
3 14 (87.50%) HTML
3 14 (87.50%) Oracle
3 14 (87.50%) WebSphere
3 14 (87.50%) JPA
4 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (81.25%) CSS
5 12 (75.00%) SQL
6 11 (68.75%) Tomcat
6 11 (68.75%) Dojo
7 10 (62.50%) Retail
7 10 (62.50%) DB2
8 8 (50.00%) TDD
9 6 (37.50%) Linux
9 6 (37.50%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
11 4 (25.00%) Finance
11 4 (25.00%) J2EE
12 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
12 3 (18.75%) Spring
12 3 (18.75%) Java EE
12 3 (18.75%) User Experience
13 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
13 2 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
13 2 (12.50%) HTML5
13 2 (12.50%) High Availability
13 2 (12.50%) CSS3
13 2 (12.50%) Web Development
13 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing

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 14 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 11 (68.75%) Tomcat
3 2 (12.50%) Commerce Server
4 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) Gradle
2 1 (6.25%) Hudson
2 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Mockito
2 1 (6.25%) MyEclipse
General
1 10 (62.50%) Retail
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (81.25%) WebSphere Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) JSP
2 14 (87.50%) HTML
2 14 (87.50%) JPA
3 13 (81.25%) CSS
4 11 (68.75%) Dojo
5 4 (25.00%) J2EE
6 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
6 3 (18.75%) Java EE
6 3 (18.75%) Spring
7 2 (12.50%) CSS3
7 2 (12.50%) HTML5
7 2 (12.50%) Servlets
7 2 (12.50%) Web Services
8 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
8 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
8 1 (6.25%) JMS
8 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (6.25%) REST
8 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) High Availability
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
5 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) MVVM
5 1 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) UML
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) IBM