Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 177 186
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9 -22
Contract jobs citing EJB 11 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.22% 0.092% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 0.34% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Scotland median daily rate £525 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.70% +8.93% -
10th Percentile £505 £341 £303
90th Percentile £620 £412 £391
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £428
% change year-on-year +2.63% +11.11% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
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 Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1356 1192 1238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 26.87% 27.41% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 715 664
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £273 £263 £269
90th Percentile £525 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 16
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.47% +5.25% +1.58%
10th Percentile £18.75 £22.50 £25.00
90th Percentile £43.39 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

EJB
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing EJB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 22 November 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
Edinburgh -9 8 £525 +37.70% 1
EJB
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) XSLT
2 8 (72.73%) JBoss
2 8 (72.73%) SOAP
2 8 (72.73%) Hibernate
3 7 (63.64%) WebSphere
4 6 (54.55%) Web Services
4 6 (54.55%) RDBMS
4 6 (54.55%) J2EE
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle
4 6 (54.55%) JSP
4 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
5 5 (45.45%) F5
5 5 (45.45%) Change Control
5 5 (45.45%) IaaS
5 5 (45.45%) jQuery
5 5 (45.45%) JPA
5 5 (45.45%) EJB 3.0
5 5 (45.45%) DataPower
5 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (45.45%) RESTful
5 5 (45.45%) PaaS
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 5 (45.45%) IIS
5 5 (45.45%) .NET
5 5 (45.45%) Perl
5 5 (45.45%) IBM
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft

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 8 (72.73%) JBoss
2 7 (63.64%) WebSphere
3 5 (45.45%) Apache
3 5 (45.45%) IIS
4 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
4 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (27.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) IaaS
1 5 (45.45%) PaaS
2 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) BIG-IP
2 4 (36.36%) LDAP
2 4 (36.36%) NetScaler
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) Intranet
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) RDBMS
1 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) DB2
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Maven
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) JDeveloper
2 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) JUnit
2 3 (27.27%) Log4j
2 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 3 (27.27%) XMLSpy
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Law
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) J2EE Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Platform Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Platform Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) Hibernate
2 8 (72.73%) SOAP
2 8 (72.73%) XSLT
3 6 (54.55%) J2EE
3 6 (54.55%) JSP
3 6 (54.55%) Web Services
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) Ajax
4 5 (45.45%) EJB 3.0
4 5 (45.45%) Java EE
4 5 (45.45%) JPA
4 5 (45.45%) jQuery
4 5 (45.45%) RESTful
5 3 (27.27%) DHTML
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) JDBC
5 3 (27.27%) JMS
5 3 (27.27%) Servlets
5 3 (27.27%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) DataPower
2 4 (36.36%) PKI
3 2 (18.18%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Change Control
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Content Management
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Runbook
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
5 1 (9.09%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) Perl
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) F5
2 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) Imperva
4 3 (27.27%) Adobe
4 3 (27.27%) Guidewire