The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for EJB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EJB over the 3 months to 27 June 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 / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 145 122
Rank change year-on-year +36 -23  
Contract jobs citing EJB 4 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.18% 0.068% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.30% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
Median daily rate £700 - £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £388
% change year-on-year +5.26% +22.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

EJB is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 648 666 620
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.54% 22.66% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 388 291
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 9
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -8.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

EJB
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing EJB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for EJB in Scotland

EJB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EJB in Scotland

EJB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EJB in Scotland

EJB
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EJB within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +24 4 £700 - 1
EJB
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for EJB.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) DB2
2 3 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (75.00%) JSP
2 3 (75.00%) Servlets
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Pega
2 3 (75.00%) Pega PRPC
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) JPA
4 1 (25.00%) EJB 3.0

EJB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (75.00%) JBoss
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (75.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Lead Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Architect
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Pega Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) JSP
1 3 (75.00%) Servlets
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Pega
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat