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 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)
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 128 139
Rank change year-on-year -4 +11  
Contract jobs citing EJB 5 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.18% 0.44% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 1.66% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 1
Median daily rate £400 £550 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +74.60%  
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 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 730 785 795
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 26.73% 26.33% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 542 553
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £488 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 38
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -0.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.39 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £55.00
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 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 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
Gloucestershire +2 2 - -
Somerset - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £400 -
EJB
England

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 South West region with a requirement for EJB.

1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (86.96%) Web Services
4 19 (82.61%) XML
5 18 (78.26%) Scrum
6 17 (73.91%) Hibernate
6 17 (73.91%) Oracle
7 15 (65.22%) JUnit
7 15 (65.22%) JSF
8 12 (52.17%) TDD
8 12 (52.17%) HTML
8 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
9 11 (47.83%) CSS
9 11 (47.83%) Ant
9 11 (47.83%) Spring
9 11 (47.83%) DV Cleared
9 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
9 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
10 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
10 10 (43.48%) J2EE
10 10 (43.48%) C
10 10 (43.48%) Eclipse
11 9 (39.13%) SOAP
11 9 (39.13%) XSLT
11 9 (39.13%) RESTful
11 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
11 9 (39.13%) Gradle
12 8 (34.78%) Apache Buildr
12 8 (34.78%) XML Parsing
12 8 (34.78%) Mercurial

EJB
Co-occurring 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 7 (30.43%) JBoss
2 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.70%) Apache Pig
3 2 (8.70%) Confluence
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Big Data
1 4 (17.39%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Hive
2 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) JUnit
2 11 (47.83%) Ant
2 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
3 10 (43.48%) Eclipse
4 9 (39.13%) Gradle
4 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
5 8 (34.78%) Apache Buildr
5 8 (34.78%) jMock
5 8 (34.78%) Maven
5 8 (34.78%) Mercurial
5 8 (34.78%) Subversion
6 7 (30.43%) IntelliJ
7 3 (13.04%) JIRA
7 3 (13.04%) TeamCity
8 2 (8.70%) Hudson
9 1 (4.35%) Artifactory
9 1 (4.35%) Selenium
9 1 (4.35%) WATIR
9 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
9 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) Java Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Architect
3 7 (30.43%) Technical Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Java Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Python Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) Web Services
2 19 (82.61%) XML
3 17 (73.91%) Hibernate
4 15 (65.22%) JSF
5 12 (52.17%) HTML
6 11 (47.83%) CSS
6 11 (47.83%) Spring
7 10 (43.48%) J2EE
8 9 (39.13%) RESTful
8 9 (39.13%) SOAP
8 9 (39.13%) XSLT
9 8 (34.78%) Ajax
9 8 (34.78%) EJB 3.0
9 8 (34.78%) JSP
9 8 (34.78%) Struts
10 7 (30.43%) JAXB
10 7 (30.43%) JPA
10 7 (30.43%) JSON
10 7 (30.43%) REST
10 7 (30.43%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) RIA
1 7 (30.43%) Web 2.0
2 2 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Android
1 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Unix
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (78.26%) Scrum
3 12 (52.17%) TDD
4 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
5 8 (34.78%) MVC
5 8 (34.78%) Pair Programming
5 8 (34.78%) Refactoring
5 8 (34.78%) SDLC
5 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
5 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
5 8 (34.78%) XML Parsing
6 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
6 7 (30.43%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
6 7 (30.43%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (30.43%) Workflow
7 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
8 3 (13.04%) DevOps
8 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.04%) UML
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 10 (43.48%) C
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) C#
5 4 (17.39%) Python
6 3 (13.04%) C++
7 2 (8.70%) Embedded C
7 2 (8.70%) Objective-C
7 2 (8.70%) Perl
7 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) DV Cleared
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) ATG
3 2 (8.70%) Google
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) BEA