The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
England / South West
Rank 119 126 132
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6  
Contract jobs citing EJB 18 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.70% 0.48% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.44% 1.97% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 3
Median daily rate £525 £550 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.54% +16.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +17.64% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.00 -

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 West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 738 710 759
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 28.67% 24.47% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 472 495
Median daily rate £393 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 51 19
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

EJB
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

EJB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EJB in the South West

EJB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EJB in the South West

EJB
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Gloucestershire +4 9 £525 -4.54%
Somerset +6 6 - -
Bristol +5 3 £425 -29.16%
EJB
England

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 West region with a requirement for EJB.

1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (85.19%) XML
4 22 (81.48%) Web Services
5 21 (77.78%) Oracle
5 21 (77.78%) Scrum
6 19 (70.37%) Hibernate
7 16 (59.26%) JSF
7 16 (59.26%) J2EE
7 16 (59.26%) JUnit
8 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
8 14 (51.85%) HTML
8 14 (51.85%) DV Cleared
8 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
9 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
9 13 (48.15%) CSS
10 11 (40.74%) Ant
10 11 (40.74%) XSLT
10 11 (40.74%) C
10 11 (40.74%) Spring
10 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
10 11 (40.74%) REST
11 10 (37.04%) TDD
11 10 (37.04%) XSD
11 10 (37.04%) JSP
11 10 (37.04%) Eclipse
11 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
12 9 (33.33%) PrimeFaces
12 9 (33.33%) SDLC
12 9 (33.33%) JAXB

EJB
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 9 (33.33%) JBoss
2 5 (18.52%) Confluence
2 5 (18.52%) WebLogic
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (7.41%) Apache
4 2 (7.41%) Apache Pig
4 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Fredhopper
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Big Data
1 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
2 3 (11.11%) DB2
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.41%) Apache Hive
3 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) Informix
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (59.26%) JUnit
2 11 (40.74%) Ant
2 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
3 10 (37.04%) Eclipse
3 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
4 8 (29.63%) Maven
5 7 (25.93%) Gradle
6 6 (22.22%) Apache Buildr
6 6 (22.22%) JIRA
6 6 (22.22%) jMock
6 6 (22.22%) Mercurial
6 6 (22.22%) Subversion
7 5 (18.52%) IntelliJ
7 5 (18.52%) TeamCity
8 3 (11.11%) Artifactory
9 2 (7.41%) Hudson
10 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
10 1 (3.70%) EasyMock
10 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
10 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 5 (18.52%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Games
4 1 (3.70%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
1 17 (62.96%) Java Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Technical Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Python Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) XML
2 22 (81.48%) Web Services
3 19 (70.37%) Hibernate
4 16 (59.26%) J2EE
4 16 (59.26%) JSF
5 14 (51.85%) HTML
6 13 (48.15%) CSS
7 11 (40.74%) REST
7 11 (40.74%) Spring
7 11 (40.74%) XSLT
8 10 (37.04%) JSP
8 10 (37.04%) XSD
9 9 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
9 9 (33.33%) JAXB
9 9 (33.33%) JMS
9 9 (33.33%) JPA
9 9 (33.33%) PrimeFaces
10 8 (29.63%) Ajax
10 8 (29.63%) SOAP
11 6 (22.22%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) RIA
1 5 (18.52%) Web 2.0
2 2 (7.41%) iPad
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Unix
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Android
3 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (77.78%) Scrum
3 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
4 10 (37.04%) TDD
5 9 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (33.33%) SDLC
5 9 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 9 (33.33%) Workflow
6 6 (22.22%) MVC
6 6 (22.22%) Pair Programming
6 6 (22.22%) Refactoring
6 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 6 (22.22%) XML Parsing
7 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
7 5 (18.52%) SOA
7 5 (18.52%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (14.81%) Microservices
8 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
8 4 (14.81%) UML
8 4 (14.81%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
3 11 (40.74%) C
4 8 (29.63%) SQL
5 5 (18.52%) Python
6 4 (14.81%) C#
6 4 (14.81%) Perl
7 3 (11.11%) C++
8 2 (7.41%) Embedded C
8 2 (7.41%) Objective-C
8 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
8 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) DV Cleared
1 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Oracle
2 8 (29.63%) ATG
3 3 (11.11%) BEA
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.41%) Google
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Sybase
5 1 (3.70%) VeriFone
5 1 (3.70%) WorldPay