Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 874 844 860
Rank change year-on-year -30 +16 +18
Contract jobs citing EJB 3.0 29 44 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.043% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.080% 0.13% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 39 17
UK median daily rate £525 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% -15.79% +10.47%
10th Percentile £389 £400 £313
90th Percentile £563 £508 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +31.25% -15.79% +13.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 36,453 33,260 31,879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.74% 32.22% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,767 23,511 22,009
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.16% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 363 359
UK median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.79% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.08 £17.80 £14.55
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.40 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +3.83% +3.23% +3.33%

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 14 December 2018.

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 10 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 14 December 2018. 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 -11 25 £525 +31.25% 3
UK excluding London -44 24 £525 +31.25% 5
South West - 10 £525 -
South East -32 6 £460 +15.00%
London +15 4 - -
Scotland -15 3 - - 2
Midlands - 3 - - 1
West Midlands - 3 - - 1
North of England -9 2 £375 -11.76% 2
North West -10 2 £375 -11.76%

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 29 (100.00%) Java
1 29 (100.00%) EJB
1 29 (100.00%) JPA
2 27 (93.10%) Hibernate
3 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (75.86%) Scrum
5 18 (62.07%) Oracle
6 17 (58.62%) Web Services
6 17 (58.62%) XML
6 17 (58.62%) XSD
6 17 (58.62%) XSLT
6 17 (58.62%) REST
7 16 (55.17%) Workflow
8 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
8 15 (51.72%) SDLC
9 13 (44.83%) JUnit
9 13 (44.83%) Maven
10 12 (41.38%) JAXB
11 11 (37.93%) JSF
11 11 (37.93%) Java EE
12 10 (34.48%) Requirements Analysis
12 10 (34.48%) DV Cleared
12 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
12 10 (34.48%) Spring
12 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
12 10 (34.48%) Software Testing
12 10 (34.48%) JBoss
12 10 (34.48%) C
12 10 (34.48%) J2EE
12 10 (34.48%) PrimeFaces

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 10 (34.48%) JBoss
2 7 (24.14%) WebLogic
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (17.24%) Confluence
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) IaaS
1 7 (24.14%) PaaS
1 7 (24.14%) SaaS
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) JUnit
1 13 (44.83%) Maven
2 10 (34.48%) Rational Team Concert
3 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
4 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
4 5 (17.24%) JIRA
4 5 (17.24%) Subversion
5 3 (10.34%) WebLogic Workshop
6 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
6 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
6 2 (6.90%) Selenium
7 1 (3.45%) Mockito
General
1 7 (24.14%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Developer
1 23 (79.31%) Java Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Agile Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Messaging Developer
3 3 (10.34%) SOA Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.90%) OSS Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms Java Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Test Automation Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Test Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (3.45%) Java Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) EJB
1 29 (100.00%) JPA
2 27 (93.10%) Hibernate
3 17 (58.62%) REST
3 17 (58.62%) Web Services
3 17 (58.62%) XML
3 17 (58.62%) XSD
3 17 (58.62%) XSLT
4 12 (41.38%) JAXB
5 11 (37.93%) Java EE
5 11 (37.93%) JSF
6 10 (34.48%) J2EE
6 10 (34.48%) PrimeFaces
6 10 (34.48%) Spring
7 9 (31.03%) jQuery
7 9 (31.03%) RESTful
7 9 (31.03%) SOAP
8 7 (24.14%) Ajax
8 7 (24.14%) EclipseLink
8 7 (24.14%) JMS
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Unix
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (75.86%) Scrum
3 16 (55.17%) Workflow
4 15 (51.72%) SDLC
5 10 (34.48%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
5 10 (34.48%) Software Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Kanban
6 7 (24.14%) MVC
6 7 (24.14%) SOA
7 6 (20.69%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
8 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (17.24%) Scenario Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Analytics
9 3 (10.34%) Coaching
9 3 (10.34%) Data Analytics
9 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
9 3 (10.34%) Validation
10 2 (6.90%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
3 10 (34.48%) C
4 7 (24.14%) Java 8
5 5 (17.24%) SQL
6 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) DV Cleared
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Oracle