Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 839 852 845
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7 +1
Contract jobs citing EJB 3.0 40 36 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.035% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 24
UK median daily rate £432 £475 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.16% +10.47% -1.71%
10th Percentile £400 £313 £313
90th Percentile £538 £525 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £58.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £58.50

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 32796 31564 32386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.07% 30.35% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23154 21883 22196
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 362 558
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.45 £14.35 £15.03
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.80 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +11.48%

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 20 November 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 9 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 20 November 2017. 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
England +31 35 £425 -10.53% 3
UK excluding London +38 34 £425 -10.53% 3
South East +29 27 £400 -18.99% 1
Scotland -9 5 £525 - 1
London -14 5 £500 +4.17% 1
North of England +48 1 £425 +30.77% 1
Midlands +16 1 £425 -15.00%
North West +16 1 £425 - 1
East Midlands +2 1 £425 +32.81%

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 40 (100.00%) Java
1 40 (100.00%) EJB
2 39 (97.50%) JPA
3 26 (65.00%) Web Services
4 25 (62.50%) Hibernate
5 24 (60.00%) RESTful
6 23 (57.50%) Linux
7 22 (55.00%) SQL
7 22 (55.00%) Oracle
7 22 (55.00%) Oracle Database
8 21 (52.50%) SOAP
9 20 (50.00%) PL/SQL
9 20 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
10 19 (47.50%) XML
10 19 (47.50%) XSLT
11 18 (45.00%) Spring
12 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
12 17 (42.50%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (40.00%) Maven
13 16 (40.00%) REST
14 15 (37.50%) JAX-RS
14 15 (37.50%) Unit Testing
14 15 (37.50%) Unix
15 14 (35.00%) SOA
15 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (35.00%) JAXB
15 14 (35.00%) HP
15 14 (35.00%) Liferay
15 14 (35.00%) Ehcache
15 14 (35.00%) GlassFish

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 14 (35.00%) GlassFish
1 14 (35.00%) Liferay
2 12 (30.00%) WebLogic
3 9 (22.50%) Apache
3 9 (22.50%) IIS
3 9 (22.50%) JBoss
4 6 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (15.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (12.50%) Confluence
5 5 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (7.50%) WildFly
8 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (5.00%) Mule
8 2 (5.00%) Mule ESB
9 1 (2.50%) TWiki
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) IaaS
1 7 (17.50%) PaaS
2 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) Firewall
2 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
3 6 (15.00%) BIG-IP
3 6 (15.00%) LDAP
3 6 (15.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (7.50%) Internet
4 3 (7.50%) Intranet
5 2 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (55.00%) Oracle Database
2 20 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 17 (42.50%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (40.00%) Maven
2 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (17.50%) JIRA
4 6 (15.00%) Subversion
5 4 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
7 2 (5.00%) Hudson
7 2 (5.00%) JUnit
7 2 (5.00%) Mockito
7 2 (5.00%) MyEclipse
8 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (17.50%) Banking
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (82.50%) Developer
1 33 (82.50%) Java Developer
2 9 (22.50%) Senior Developer
2 9 (22.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Agile Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Java Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Platform Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) EJB
2 39 (97.50%) JPA
3 26 (65.00%) Web Services
4 25 (62.50%) Hibernate
5 24 (60.00%) RESTful
6 21 (52.50%) SOAP
7 19 (47.50%) XML
7 19 (47.50%) XSLT
8 18 (45.00%) Spring
9 16 (40.00%) REST
10 15 (37.50%) JAX-RS
11 14 (35.00%) Ehcache
11 14 (35.00%) JAXB
12 12 (30.00%) EclipseLink
12 12 (30.00%) JMS
12 12 (30.00%) XSD
13 10 (25.00%) Java EE
13 10 (25.00%) Spring Boot
14 9 (22.50%) Ajax
14 9 (22.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (17.50%) DataPower
3 6 (15.00%) PKI
4 3 (7.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (57.50%) Linux
2 15 (37.50%) Unix
3 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (22.50%) Windows
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) SOA
3 13 (32.50%) Microservices
4 12 (30.00%) MVC
4 12 (30.00%) Scrum
5 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (20.00%) SDLC
6 7 (17.50%) Change Control
6 7 (17.50%) DevOps
7 5 (12.50%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 5 (12.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 5 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (12.50%) Workflow
8 4 (10.00%) Content Management
8 4 (10.00%) Kanban
8 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.00%) Process Improvement
9 3 (7.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (55.00%) SQL
3 20 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
5 7 (17.50%) Perl
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Ansible
1 4 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Oracle
2 14 (35.00%) HP
3 13 (32.50%) IBM
4 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (22.50%) Red Hat
5 7 (17.50%) F5
6 6 (15.00%) Citrix
7 5 (12.50%) Imperva
8 4 (10.00%) Adobe
9 1 (2.50%) SAP