The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 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)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 252 236
Rank change year-on-year +27 -16  
Contract jobs citing EJB 18 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 0.71% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 23
Median daily rate £500 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £575 £460
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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2109 2395 2371
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.29% 26.68% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1535 1502
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 56 29
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £12.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £55.00 £50.00
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

EJB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EJB in the South East

EJB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EJB in the South East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EJB in the South East

EJB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EJB in the South East

EJB
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EJB within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
West Sussex - 16 £500 -
Berkshire +16 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -18 1 - -
EJB
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for EJB.

1 44 (97.78%) Java
2 40 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (86.67%) SOAP
4 38 (84.44%) Spring
5 37 (82.22%) SQL
6 36 (80.00%) Hibernate
7 34 (75.56%) XML
8 33 (73.33%) WebLogic
8 33 (73.33%) REST
9 31 (68.89%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (60.00%) Unix
11 26 (57.78%) Git (software)
12 25 (55.56%) Web Services
12 25 (55.56%) JavaScript
13 23 (51.11%) JBoss
13 23 (51.11%) JMS
13 23 (51.11%) DevOps
14 22 (48.89%) CSS
14 22 (48.89%) JUnit
14 22 (48.89%) Oracle
14 22 (48.89%) Selenium
15 21 (46.67%) J2EE
16 20 (44.44%) HTML
16 20 (44.44%) Eclipse
16 20 (44.44%) Scrum
16 20 (44.44%) Maven
17 18 (40.00%) Open Source
17 18 (40.00%) MongoDB
18 17 (37.78%) Jenkins
18 17 (37.78%) SDLC

EJB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 33 (73.33%) WebLogic
2 23 (51.11%) JBoss
3 16 (35.56%) Apache
4 14 (31.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (22.22%) Confluence
6 9 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (17.78%) WebSphere
7 8 (17.78%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (15.56%) nginx
8 7 (15.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (4.44%) Pega PRPC
2 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) GitHub
2 9 (20.00%) Google Analytics
3 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.44%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) HTTP
1 7 (15.56%) SSL
1 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 16 (35.56%) Oracle Database
3 15 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (31.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 14 (31.11%) Oracle Database 12c
5 9 (20.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.44%) Big Data
6 2 (4.44%) Data Mart
6 2 (4.44%) Endeca
6 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (57.78%) Git (software)
2 22 (48.89%) JUnit
2 22 (48.89%) Selenium
3 20 (44.44%) Eclipse
3 20 (44.44%) Maven
4 17 (37.78%) Jenkins
5 16 (35.56%) IntelliJ
6 14 (31.11%) Subversion
7 13 (28.89%) Cucumber
8 12 (26.67%) JIRA
9 11 (24.44%) Ant
10 7 (15.56%) Gatling
10 7 (15.56%) Grunt
10 7 (15.56%) gulp
10 7 (15.56%) Karma Test Runner
10 7 (15.56%) Sublime Text
11 6 (13.33%) Mockito
12 4 (8.89%) Hudson
13 2 (4.44%) Gradle
14 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (91.11%) Developer
2 32 (71.11%) Java Developer
3 16 (35.56%) Scala Developer
4 10 (22.22%) Senior Developer
5 9 (20.00%) Java Scala Developer
6 8 (17.78%) Digital Developer
7 6 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Architect
8 4 (8.89%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Scala Software Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Senior Scala Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
9 3 (6.67%) XML Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Agile Java Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Systems Architect
10 2 (4.44%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (86.67%) SOAP
2 38 (84.44%) Spring
3 36 (80.00%) Hibernate
4 34 (75.56%) XML
5 33 (73.33%) REST
6 25 (55.56%) Web Services
7 23 (51.11%) JMS
8 22 (48.89%) CSS
9 21 (46.67%) J2EE
10 20 (44.44%) HTML
11 16 (35.56%) HTML5
11 16 (35.56%) J2SE
11 16 (35.56%) JSON
11 16 (35.56%) Play Framework
12 14 (31.11%) EJB 3.0
12 14 (31.11%) XSLT
13 12 (26.67%) EclipseLink
13 12 (26.67%) JPA
13 12 (26.67%) XSD
14 11 (24.44%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (60.00%) Unix
2 10 (22.22%) Windows
3 9 (20.00%) Linux
4 7 (15.56%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (68.89%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (51.11%) DevOps
4 20 (44.44%) Scrum
5 18 (40.00%) Open Source
6 17 (37.78%) SDLC
7 16 (35.56%) Microservices
8 14 (31.11%) SOA
9 9 (20.00%) Analytics
9 9 (20.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 9 (20.00%) Workflow
10 8 (17.78%) MVC
10 8 (17.78%) TDD
11 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
11 7 (15.56%) Test Automation
12 6 (13.33%) OO
12 6 (13.33%) Pair Programming
12 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
13 5 (11.11%) Process Improvement
14 4 (8.89%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 44 (97.78%) Java
2 37 (82.22%) SQL
3 25 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 16 (35.56%) Scala
5 12 (26.67%) PL/SQL
6 9 (20.00%) C#
6 9 (20.00%) Perl
6 9 (20.00%) Python
7 7 (15.56%) Groovy
7 7 (15.56%) Haskell
7 7 (15.56%) Ruby
8 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
1 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) NDS
2 1 (2.22%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 16 (35.56%) Puppet
2 7 (15.56%) Grafana
2 7 (15.56%) Kibana
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) Oracle
2 16 (35.56%) webMethods
3 9 (20.00%) Google
4 7 (15.56%) Adobe
5 2 (4.44%) Coremetrics
5 2 (4.44%) hybris
5 2 (4.44%) PayPal
5 2 (4.44%) Pega
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.44%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.22%) Novell
6 1 (2.22%) Sybase