The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for EJB 3.0 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EJB 3.0 over the 3 months to 29 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.

Enterprise JavaBeans 3.0 (EJB 3.0)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 566 638 600
Rank change year-on-year +72 -38  
Contract jobs citing EJB 3.0 39 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.086% 0.019% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.066% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 5 11
Median daily rate £510 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +56.92% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

EJB 3.0 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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14232 15083 14189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.46% 28.02% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9874 10486 9196
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 224 188
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £13.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

EJB 3.0
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing EJB 3.0 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 3.0 in the UK

EJB 3.0
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing EJB 3.0.

Contractor daily rate trend for EJB 3.0 in the UK

EJB 3.0
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EJB 3.0 over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EJB 3.0 in the UK

EJB 3.0
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing EJB 3.0.

Contractor hourly rate trend for EJB 3.0 in the UK

EJB 3.0
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EJB 3.0 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +78 37 £500 +25.00% 5
North West +40 12 £475 +46.15% 2
Cheshire - 12 £475 -
South East +25 9 £512 +41.10%
West Sussex - 9 £512 -
Worthing - 9 £512 -
South West - 7 £525 -
Gloucestershire - 7 £525 -
East of England - 4 £488 -
Essex - 4 £488 -
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £488 -
Derbyshire - 2 £425 -
East Midlands - 2 £425 -
London +29 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing EJB 3.0 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for EJB 3.0.

1 53 (100.00%) Java
1 53 (100.00%) EJB
2 44 (83.02%) Oracle
3 41 (77.36%) REST
4 35 (66.04%) SOAP
4 35 (66.04%) Hibernate
5 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (62.26%) Web Services
7 32 (60.38%) Oracle Database
7 32 (60.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 31 (58.49%) JPA
8 31 (58.49%) Scrum
9 30 (56.60%) XML
9 30 (56.60%) Git (software)
10 29 (54.72%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (54.72%) SDLC
11 28 (52.83%) Spring
12 27 (50.94%) JIRA
13 26 (49.06%) XSD
13 26 (49.06%) XSLT
14 24 (45.28%) SQL
15 23 (43.40%) JavaScript
16 22 (41.51%) J2EE
17 21 (39.62%) PL/SQL
17 21 (39.62%) JMS
18 20 (37.74%) Oracle Database 10g
18 20 (37.74%) WebLogic
18 20 (37.74%) Subversion
18 20 (37.74%) Oracle Database 12c
19 18 (33.96%) Maven

EJB 3.0
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 20 (37.74%) WebLogic
2 16 (30.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 14 (26.42%) Confluence
4 12 (22.64%) JBoss
5 8 (15.09%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (11.32%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.89%) Apache
7 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.89%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 16 (30.19%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) LDAP
2 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (60.38%) Oracle Database
1 32 (60.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 20 (37.74%) Oracle Database 10g
2 20 (37.74%) Oracle Database 12c
3 16 (30.19%) MySQL
4 12 (22.64%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.66%) DB2
6 3 (5.66%) JasperReports
6 3 (5.66%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.89%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 30 (56.60%) Git (software)
2 27 (50.94%) JIRA
3 20 (37.74%) Subversion
4 18 (33.96%) JUnit
4 18 (33.96%) Maven
5 16 (30.19%) Eclipse
6 13 (24.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (22.64%) Hudson
8 10 (18.87%) Bitbucket
9 6 (11.32%) IntelliJ
9 6 (11.32%) Mockito
9 6 (11.32%) MyEclipse
10 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
11 1 (1.89%) Ant
11 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.89%) git-flow
11 1 (1.89%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Back Office
3 1 (1.89%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.89%) French Language
3 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (98.11%) Developer
2 49 (92.45%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.87%) Digital Developer
3 10 (18.87%) J2EE Developer
3 10 (18.87%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (16.98%) Senior Developer
4 9 (16.98%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (7.55%) WebSphere Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Middleware Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 3 (5.66%) SOA Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Agile Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.77%) XML Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Java Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (100.00%) EJB
2 41 (77.36%) REST
3 35 (66.04%) Hibernate
3 35 (66.04%) SOAP
4 33 (62.26%) Web Services
5 31 (58.49%) JPA
6 30 (56.60%) XML
7 28 (52.83%) Spring
8 26 (49.06%) XSD
8 26 (49.06%) XSLT
9 22 (41.51%) J2EE
10 21 (39.62%) JMS
11 17 (32.08%) EclipseLink
12 16 (30.19%) HTML
13 14 (26.42%) JSF
13 14 (26.42%) Oracle ADF
14 10 (18.87%) JAXB
15 9 (16.98%) PrimeFaces
16 8 (15.09%) jQuery
17 7 (13.21%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Unix
2 3 (5.66%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Android
3 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (58.49%) Scrum
3 29 (54.72%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (54.72%) SDLC
4 17 (32.08%) Workflow
5 16 (30.19%) SOA
6 9 (16.98%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
6 9 (16.98%) Software Testing
7 8 (15.09%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 8 (15.09%) Process Improvement
8 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.66%) MVC
9 3 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (3.77%) Coaching
10 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.77%) Mobile Development
10 2 (3.77%) OpenUP
10 2 (3.77%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (45.28%) SQL
3 23 (43.40%) JavaScript
4 21 (39.62%) PL/SQL
5 9 (16.98%) C
6 2 (3.77%) C#
6 2 (3.77%) Scala
7 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.98%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Ansible
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (83.02%) Oracle
2 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) Sybase