The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for EJB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EJB over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
UK
Rank 460 499 516
Rank change year-on-year +39 +17  
Contract jobs citing EJB 133 145 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.94% 0.97% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 76 67
Median daily rate £481 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.23% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £311 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +16.47% +4.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £38.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.00 -

EJB 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 14208 14874 14049
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.37% 27.95% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9856 10310 9097
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 227 186
Median hourly rate £42.00 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.38% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

EJB
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing EJB 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 in the UK

EJB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing EJB.

Contractor daily rate trend for EJB in the UK

EJB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EJB over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EJB in the UK

EJB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EJB.

Contractor hourly rate trend for EJB in the UK

EJB
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EJB within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 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 +14 125 £475 +11.76% 25
South East +18 28 £500 +17.64% 3
London +8 25 £400 -15.78% 11
North West +22 18 £475 +11.76% 4
South West +7 18 £525 -4.54%
Cheshire +32 17 £475 +11.76% 1
East of England +10 14 £481 -12.50% 2
West Sussex - 14 £512 - 2
Worthing - 14 £512 - 1
East Midlands - 13 £420 - 3
Essex - 11 £475 - 1
Gloucestershire +3 9 £525 -4.54%
Southend-on-Sea - 9 £475 -
Somerset +5 6 - -
Oxfordshire - 6 £500 -
West Midlands +10 5 £500 +58.73%
Northamptonshire - 5 £450 - 1
Knutsford +7 4 £475 +11.76% 1
Oxford - 4 £500 -
Northampton - 4 £450 -
Telford +34 3 £500 +58.73%
Shropshire +28 3 £500 +58.73%
Berkshire +17 3 £457 -12.95%
Bristol +3 3 £425 -29.16%
Milton Keynes 0 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -5 3 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £315 - 2
Nottingham - 3 £315 - 2
Bedfordshire - 3 £525 - 1
Surrey +4 2 £240 -40.00%

EJB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing EJB 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.

1 224 (98.68%) Java
2 147 (64.76%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (61.67%) Web Services
4 138 (60.79%) Oracle
5 128 (56.39%) J2EE
6 125 (55.07%) Spring
7 121 (53.30%) SQL
8 118 (51.98%) XML
9 114 (50.22%) Hibernate
10 106 (46.70%) SOAP
11 101 (44.49%) JavaScript
12 97 (42.73%) HTML
13 96 (42.29%) Git (software)
13 96 (42.29%) REST
14 85 (37.44%) CSS
14 85 (37.44%) JMS
15 83 (36.56%) JSP
16 82 (36.12%) Scrum
17 81 (35.68%) WebLogic
18 72 (31.72%) Jenkins
19 69 (30.40%) JIRA
20 66 (29.07%) JUnit
21 63 (27.75%) Unix
21 63 (27.75%) Java EE
21 63 (27.75%) Maven
22 61 (26.87%) TDD
22 61 (26.87%) Servlets
23 60 (26.43%) Continuous Integration
24 59 (25.99%) Eclipse
25 58 (25.55%) XSLT

EJB
Top Related 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 81 (35.68%) WebLogic
2 49 (21.59%) JBoss
3 39 (17.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 39 (17.18%) WebSphere
4 23 (10.13%) Apache
5 19 (8.37%) Confluence
6 14 (6.17%) WebLogic Portal
7 13 (5.73%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (4.85%) Tomcat
9 8 (3.52%) GlassFish
9 8 (3.52%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (3.08%) Mule
11 6 (2.64%) Mule ESB
12 5 (2.20%) Oracle Spatial
13 4 (1.76%) ATG Dynamo
13 4 (1.76%) nginx
14 3 (1.32%) WebLogic Integration
14 3 (1.32%) WebSphere Process Server
15 2 (0.88%) Apache Pig
16 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 19 (8.37%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (1.76%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (1.32%) Unica
4 1 (0.44%) BondVision
4 1 (0.44%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.44%) Magento
4 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.41%) GitHub
3 6 (2.64%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.32%) Silverpop
5 2 (0.88%) Google Checkout
5 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.52%) HTTP
1 8 (3.52%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.08%) Internet
2 7 (3.08%) SSL
3 6 (2.64%) LDAP
4 1 (0.44%) Firewall
4 1 (0.44%) FTP
4 1 (0.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (23.79%) Oracle Database
2 36 (15.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 31 (13.66%) Oracle Database 10g
4 30 (13.22%) MongoDB
5 24 (10.57%) Relational Database
6 20 (8.81%) Oracle Database 12c
7 19 (8.37%) MySQL
7 19 (8.37%) SQL Server
8 16 (7.05%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (6.61%) Big Data
10 13 (5.73%) DB2
10 13 (5.73%) Hadoop
10 13 (5.73%) NoSQL
11 6 (2.64%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.76%) Data Mart
12 4 (1.76%) Geospatial Data
12 4 (1.76%) GIS
13 3 (1.32%) JasperReports
13 3 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.88%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 96 (42.29%) Git (software)
2 72 (31.72%) Jenkins
3 69 (30.40%) JIRA
4 66 (29.07%) JUnit
5 63 (27.75%) Maven
6 59 (25.99%) Eclipse
7 52 (22.91%) Subversion
8 35 (15.42%) Ant
9 33 (14.54%) Selenium
10 28 (12.33%) IntelliJ
11 27 (11.89%) Mockito
12 26 (11.45%) Hudson
13 22 (9.69%) TeamCity
14 21 (9.25%) Gradle
15 17 (7.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 15 (6.61%) Spock
17 13 (5.73%) SoapUI
17 13 (5.73%) XDoclet
18 12 (5.29%) Cucumber
19 11 (4.85%) Bitbucket
General
1 44 (19.38%) Finance
2 31 (13.66%) Banking
3 14 (6.17%) Retail
4 4 (1.76%) Games
4 4 (1.76%) Marketing
5 2 (0.88%) Advertising
5 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.88%) Prime Brokerage
5 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.44%) Back Office
6 1 (0.44%) Billing
6 1 (0.44%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.44%) Electronics
6 1 (0.44%) French Language
6 1 (0.44%) Front Office
6 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 187 (82.38%) Developer
2 160 (70.48%) Java Developer
3 35 (15.42%) Senior Developer
4 34 (14.98%) Senior Java Developer
5 21 (9.25%) J2EE Developer
5 21 (9.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 19 (8.37%) Architect
7 16 (7.05%) Oracle Developer
8 15 (6.61%) Agile Developer
8 15 (6.61%) Agile Java Developer
9 13 (5.73%) Scala Developer
10 12 (5.29%) Digital Developer
11 11 (4.85%) Java Engineer
12 10 (4.41%) Software Engineer
13 8 (3.52%) DV Cleared Java Developer
13 8 (3.52%) Java Software Engineer
13 8 (3.52%) Senior Agile Developer
13 8 (3.52%) Senior Agile Java Developer
13 8 (3.52%) Technical Architect
14 7 (3.08%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (61.67%) Web Services
2 128 (56.39%) J2EE
3 125 (55.07%) Spring
4 118 (51.98%) XML
5 114 (50.22%) Hibernate
6 106 (46.70%) SOAP
7 97 (42.73%) HTML
8 96 (42.29%) REST
9 85 (37.44%) CSS
9 85 (37.44%) JMS
10 83 (36.56%) JSP
11 63 (27.75%) Java EE
12 61 (26.87%) Servlets
13 58 (25.55%) XSLT
14 52 (22.91%) EJB 3.0
15 48 (21.15%) jQuery
16 44 (19.38%) XSD
17 42 (18.50%) JPA
18 39 (17.18%) JSON
19 38 (16.74%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.17%) Client/Server
1 14 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (4.41%) User Experience
3 9 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.52%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.20%) RIA
6 5 (2.20%) Web 2.0
7 3 (1.32%) DataPower
7 3 (1.32%) Derivative
7 3 (1.32%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.32%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.88%) Clustering
8 2 (0.88%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.88%) iPad
8 2 (0.88%) PMI
9 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.44%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 63 (27.75%) Unix
2 54 (23.79%) Linux
3 17 (7.49%) Windows
4 12 (5.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.76%) Android
5 4 (1.76%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.88%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.44%) CentOS
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (64.76%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (36.12%) Scrum
3 61 (26.87%) TDD
4 60 (26.43%) Continuous Integration
5 53 (23.35%) SDLC
6 46 (20.26%) SOA
7 43 (18.94%) MVC
8 40 (17.62%) Open Source
9 39 (17.18%) OO
10 37 (16.30%) DevOps
11 32 (14.10%) UML
12 29 (12.78%) Software Engineering
13 26 (11.45%) BDD
14 25 (11.01%) E-Commerce
15 23 (10.13%) Unit Testing
16 21 (9.25%) Refactoring
17 20 (8.81%) Automated Testing
18 19 (8.37%) Microservices
18 19 (8.37%) OOA/OOD
19 18 (7.93%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 224 (98.68%) Java
2 121 (53.30%) SQL
3 101 (44.49%) JavaScript
4 48 (21.15%) PL/SQL
5 24 (10.57%) C#
5 24 (10.57%) Perl
6 23 (10.13%) Python
7 19 (8.37%) Groovy
8 17 (7.49%) Korn
8 17 (7.49%) Shell Script
9 15 (6.61%) Scala
9 15 (6.61%) XPath
10 14 (6.17%) C
11 11 (4.85%) C++
11 11 (4.85%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.76%) Haskell
12 4 (1.76%) Ruby
13 2 (0.88%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.88%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.44%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 30 (13.22%) Security Cleared
2 23 (10.13%) DV Cleared
3 11 (4.85%) Sun Certification
4 8 (3.52%) Degree
5 4 (1.76%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.88%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.44%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.52%) SLA
2 6 (2.64%) FATCA
3 3 (1.32%) QA
4 2 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.44%) EMIR
5 1 (0.44%) MiFID
System Software
1 22 (9.69%) Docker
2 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.44%) NDS
3 1 (0.44%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 14 (6.17%) Puppet
2 6 (2.64%) Ansible
3 4 (1.76%) Grafana
3 4 (1.76%) Kibana
4 1 (0.44%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 138 (60.79%) Oracle
2 17 (7.49%) Solace
3 14 (6.17%) BEA
4 13 (5.73%) MuleSoft
4 13 (5.73%) Red Hat
4 13 (5.73%) webMethods
5 12 (5.29%) ATG
6 11 (4.85%) Google
7 8 (3.52%) IBM
7 8 (3.52%) Pega
7 8 (3.52%) Sybase
8 6 (2.64%) Adobe
8 6 (2.64%) hybris
8 6 (2.64%) SAP
9 5 (2.20%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.76%) Ab Initio
10 4 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.32%) Kony
12 2 (0.88%) Coremetrics
12 2 (0.88%) PayPal
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