Period
to 24 June 2019

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 6 months to 24 June 2019 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
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 826 830 786
Rank change year-on-year +4 -44 +86
Contract jobs citing EJB 3.0 21 60 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.060% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.071% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 51 44
UK median daily rate £500 £438 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.16% -12.40% +19.05%
10th Percentile £375 £400 £413
90th Percentile £550 £550 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £438 £494
% change year-on-year +14.16% -11.29% +19.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
UK median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 -

EJB 3.0 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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 29,437 33,430 29,301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.39% 33.34% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,557 23,492 20,289
UK median daily rate £490 £470 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.26% +5.62% +4.71%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +7.23% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 346 376
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.13 £41.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +2.43% +9.67%
10th Percentile £18.08 £15.13 £15.63
90th Percentile £60.00 £63.75 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +9.33%

EJB 3.0
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing EJB 3.0 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 24 June 2019.

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 6 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 6 months to 24 June 2019. 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
UK excluding London -13 13 £500 +14.16%
England -3 10 £500 +14.16%
Northern Ireland - 7 £500 -
London +47 6 £550 -
Scotland +24 4 - -
South West -24 2 £500 -4.76%

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing EJB 3.0 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for EJB 3.0.

1 21 (100.00%) EJB
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (80.95%) Oracle
3 15 (71.43%) SQL
3 15 (71.43%) JDBC
3 15 (71.43%) JAX-WS
3 15 (71.43%) Oracle Database
3 15 (71.43%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (66.67%) Product Roadmap
4 14 (66.67%) Project Roadmap
4 14 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 14 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (61.90%) JBoss
6 11 (52.38%) Informix
6 11 (52.38%) JMS
6 11 (52.38%) NetWeaver
6 11 (52.38%) RDBMS
6 11 (52.38%) IBM
6 11 (52.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (52.38%) SAP
6 11 (52.38%) Unix
6 11 (52.38%) Relational Database
6 11 (52.38%) WebSphere
6 11 (52.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (28.57%) JPA
7 6 (28.57%) JAXB
8 4 (19.05%) BPEL
8 4 (19.05%) Spring
8 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling

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 13 (61.90%) JBoss
2 11 (52.38%) NetWeaver
2 11 (52.38%) WebSphere
2 11 (52.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (19.05%) Mule ESB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 11 (52.38%) Informix
2 11 (52.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 11 (52.38%) RDBMS
2 11 (52.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JUnit
1 2 (9.52%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Technical Leader
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Java Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Architect
3 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) EJB
2 15 (71.43%) JAX-WS
2 15 (71.43%) JDBC
3 11 (52.38%) JMS
4 6 (28.57%) JAXB
4 6 (28.57%) JPA
5 4 (19.05%) JavaBeans
5 4 (19.05%) JAX-RS
5 4 (19.05%) JSP
5 4 (19.05%) JTA
5 4 (19.05%) Servlets
5 4 (19.05%) Spring
6 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
6 2 (9.52%) J2EE
6 2 (9.52%) JSF
6 2 (9.52%) PrimeFaces
6 2 (9.52%) Web Services
6 2 (9.52%) XML
6 2 (9.52%) XSD
6 2 (9.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (66.67%) Product Roadmap
2 14 (66.67%) Project Roadmap
2 14 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (19.05%) BPEL
3 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
3 4 (19.05%) SOA
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Scrum
4 2 (9.52%) SDLC
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) Java 8
4 2 (9.52%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Oracle
2 11 (52.38%) IBM
2 11 (52.38%) SAP