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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 596 629 627
Rank change year-on-year +33 -2  
Contract jobs citing EJB 3.0 11 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.041% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.073% 0.15% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 6
Median daily rate £425 £420 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -10.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £344 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £475 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £416 £433
% change year-on-year +2.10% -3.75%  
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 15051 15100 15398
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.01% 28.45% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10395 10636 10284
Median daily rate £425 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 180 213
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.80 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 26 June 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 11 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 26 June 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 +25 10 £425 - 2
South East +34 5 £500 +25.00%
Worthing - 5 £500 -
West Sussex - 5 £500 -
East Midlands -8 4 £425 +1.19% 1
Derbyshire - 4 £425 -
South West - 1 £400 -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £400 -
Swindon - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 49 (100.00%) Java
1 49 (100.00%) EJB
2 43 (87.76%) Oracle
3 40 (81.63%) REST
4 38 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (73.47%) Oracle Database
5 36 (73.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 34 (69.39%) JPA
6 34 (69.39%) Hibernate
6 34 (69.39%) SOAP
7 32 (65.31%) JIRA
8 31 (63.27%) Scrum
8 31 (63.27%) Web Services
8 31 (63.27%) Git (software)
9 30 (61.22%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (59.18%) SDLC
11 27 (55.10%) Spring
12 26 (53.06%) XML
12 26 (53.06%) XSD
12 26 (53.06%) XSLT
12 26 (53.06%) SQL
13 24 (48.98%) PL/SQL
14 22 (44.90%) J2EE
14 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
15 21 (42.86%) JMS
15 21 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
15 21 (42.86%) WebLogic
15 21 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c
16 19 (38.78%) EclipseLink
16 19 (38.78%) Subversion

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 21 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 18 (36.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (32.65%) Confluence
4 11 (22.45%) Oracle Workflow
5 8 (16.33%) JBoss
6 2 (4.08%) Apache
6 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.08%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (73.47%) Oracle Database
1 36 (73.47%) Oracle Database 11g
2 21 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
2 21 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c
3 18 (36.73%) MySQL
4 15 (30.61%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (6.12%) JasperReports
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.04%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 32 (65.31%) JIRA
2 31 (63.27%) Git (software)
3 19 (38.78%) Maven
3 19 (38.78%) Subversion
4 16 (32.65%) JUnit
5 15 (30.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (30.61%) Hudson
6 12 (24.49%) Eclipse
7 10 (20.41%) Bitbucket
8 9 (18.37%) Mockito
8 9 (18.37%) MyEclipse
9 6 (12.24%) IntelliJ
10 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.04%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Dutch Language
3 1 (2.04%) French Language
Job Titles
1 47 (95.92%) Developer
2 45 (91.84%) Java Developer
3 12 (24.49%) J2EE Developer
3 12 (24.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 11 (22.45%) Senior Developer
4 11 (22.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (20.41%) Digital Developer
6 6 (12.24%) PL/SQL Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Lead Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (6.12%) J2EE Team Leader
8 3 (6.12%) Java Team Leader
8 3 (6.12%) Team Leader
8 3 (6.12%) XML Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Java Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Middleware Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 2 (4.08%) SOA Developer
9 2 (4.08%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) EJB
2 40 (81.63%) REST
3 34 (69.39%) Hibernate
3 34 (69.39%) JPA
3 34 (69.39%) SOAP
4 31 (63.27%) Web Services
5 27 (55.10%) Spring
6 26 (53.06%) XML
6 26 (53.06%) XSD
6 26 (53.06%) XSLT
7 22 (44.90%) J2EE
8 21 (42.86%) JMS
9 19 (38.78%) EclipseLink
10 16 (32.65%) Oracle ADF
11 13 (26.53%) HTML
12 12 (24.49%) JSF
13 7 (14.29%) JAXB
13 7 (14.29%) PrimeFaces
14 5 (10.20%) Java EE
15 3 (6.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) Unix
2 4 (8.16%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Android
3 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X
3 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (63.27%) Scrum
3 30 (61.22%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (59.18%) SDLC
5 18 (36.73%) SOA
5 18 (36.73%) Workflow
6 11 (22.45%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 8 (16.33%) Process Improvement
8 7 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 7 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 5 (10.20%) MVC
10 4 (8.16%) DevOps
10 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
11 3 (6.12%) Coaching
11 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
11 3 (6.12%) Scenario Testing
11 3 (6.12%) Validation
12 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
12 2 (4.08%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (53.06%) SQL
3 24 (48.98%) PL/SQL
4 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.29%) C
6 2 (4.08%) C#
6 2 (4.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Ansible
1 2 (4.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (87.76%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Red Hat