Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 838 853 857
Rank change year-on-year +15 +4 +10
Contract jobs citing EJB 3.0 41 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.029% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.090% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 25
UK median daily rate £525 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £418 £348 £313
90th Percentile £563 £549 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +23.53% - -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 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 35,698 32,056 32,305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.88% 32.27% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,134 22,499 22,443
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £296
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 318 365 382
UK median hourly rate £41.57 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.93% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £15.60 £18.20 £13.50
90th Percentile £59.13 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.31 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.34% +11.96% -4.00%

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 21 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing EJB 3.0 over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 October 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 37 £525 +23.53% 4
UK excluding London -10 35 £525 +23.53% 7
South West - 15 £525 -
South East -15 12 £483 +15.16%
London -17 5 - - 1
Midlands -18 3 - - 1
Scotland -23 3 - - 4
West Midlands - 3 - - 1
North West -14 2 £375 -11.76% 1
North of England -25 2 £375 -11.76% 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 41 (100.00%) Java
1 41 (100.00%) EJB
2 38 (92.68%) JPA
3 36 (87.80%) Hibernate
4 34 (82.93%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (75.61%) Scrum
6 27 (65.85%) Oracle
7 26 (63.41%) Web Services
7 26 (63.41%) XML
7 26 (63.41%) XSD
7 26 (63.41%) XSLT
7 26 (63.41%) REST
8 23 (56.10%) Workflow
9 22 (53.66%) SDLC
10 18 (43.90%) JUnit
10 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
11 17 (41.46%) J2EE
11 17 (41.46%) JAXB
11 17 (41.46%) JSF
12 16 (39.02%) Maven
12 16 (39.02%) Spring
12 16 (39.02%) JBoss
12 16 (39.02%) Security Cleared
13 15 (36.59%) DV Cleared
13 15 (36.59%) Rational Team Concert
13 15 (36.59%) PrimeFaces
13 15 (36.59%) C
13 15 (36.59%) Software Testing
13 15 (36.59%) Software Engineering
13 15 (36.59%) Requirements Analysis

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 16 (39.02%) JBoss
2 10 (24.39%) WebLogic
3 8 (19.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (17.07%) Confluence
5 5 (12.20%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (2.44%) Apache
6 1 (2.44%) IIS
6 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) IaaS
1 7 (17.07%) PaaS
1 7 (17.07%) SaaS
2 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) Oracle Database
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) JUnit
2 16 (39.02%) Maven
3 15 (36.59%) Rational Team Concert
4 11 (26.83%) Git (software)
5 9 (21.95%) JIRA
6 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
6 6 (14.63%) Subversion
7 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
7 3 (7.32%) WebLogic Workshop
8 2 (4.88%) Bitbucket
8 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
8 2 (4.88%) Selenium
9 1 (2.44%) Mockito
General
1 8 (19.51%) Banking
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (82.93%) Developer
1 34 (82.93%) Java Developer
2 5 (12.20%) Architect
3 4 (9.76%) Technical Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Agile Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Messaging Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (7.32%) SOA Developer
5 2 (4.88%) OSS Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Telecoms Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Telecoms Java Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Test Automation Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Test Specialist
6 1 (2.44%) DevOps Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Java Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (100.00%) EJB
2 38 (92.68%) JPA
3 36 (87.80%) Hibernate
4 26 (63.41%) REST
4 26 (63.41%) Web Services
4 26 (63.41%) XML
4 26 (63.41%) XSD
4 26 (63.41%) XSLT
5 17 (41.46%) J2EE
5 17 (41.46%) JAXB
5 17 (41.46%) JSF
6 16 (39.02%) Spring
7 15 (36.59%) PrimeFaces
8 13 (31.71%) SOAP
9 12 (29.27%) Java EE
10 11 (26.83%) JMS
11 10 (24.39%) EclipseLink
11 10 (24.39%) jQuery
11 10 (24.39%) RESTful
12 8 (19.51%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Unix
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (82.93%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (75.61%) Scrum
3 23 (56.10%) Workflow
4 22 (53.66%) SDLC
5 15 (36.59%) Requirements Analysis
5 15 (36.59%) Software Engineering
5 15 (36.59%) Software Testing
6 11 (26.83%) SOA
7 10 (24.39%) MVC
8 8 (19.51%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
9 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (17.07%) Kanban
10 6 (14.63%) Scenario Testing
11 4 (9.76%) Coaching
11 4 (9.76%) DevOps
11 4 (9.76%) Process Improvement
11 4 (9.76%) Validation
12 3 (7.32%) Analytics
12 3 (7.32%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
3 15 (36.59%) C
4 12 (29.27%) Java 8
5 7 (17.07%) SQL
6 5 (12.20%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) Security Cleared
2 15 (36.59%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Ansible
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) Oracle