Period
to 19 October 2019

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 6 months to 19 October 2019 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 (EJB)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 755 727 676
Rank change year-on-year -28 -51 -50
Contract jobs citing EJB 57 169 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.47% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 102 139
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.41% +2.79%
10th Percentile £413 £408 £363
90th Percentile £579 £575 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £488
% change year-on-year -10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00

EJB 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 26,107 35,983 32,051
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.91% 34.90% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,158 25,322 22,487
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 280 322 366
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £41.53 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.35% +3.83% +6.67%
10th Percentile £20.26 £15.30 £18.25
90th Percentile £70.00 £59.88 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.31
% change year-on-year +3.66% +1.72% +11.96%

EJB
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing EJB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EJB in the UK

EJB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EJB in the UK

EJB
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 2019. 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 +13 55 £488 -2.50% 13
UK excluding London -34 41 £450 -10.00% 9
South West -7 28 £450 -14.29%
London +56 15 £538 - 7
South East +6 8 £498 +3.65% 3
North of England +32 2 £438 -2.78% 1
Yorkshire +27 2 £438 -16.67%
Northern Ireland -6 2 £538 +8.59%
Midlands +29 1 - - 2
West Midlands +23 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing EJB 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.

1 49 (85.96%) Java
2 45 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (68.42%) Spring
4 37 (64.91%) Hibernate
5 36 (63.16%) JavaScript
6 34 (59.65%) JBoss
7 31 (54.39%) DevOps
8 28 (49.12%) OO
9 27 (47.37%) Unix
10 26 (45.61%) C#
11 25 (43.86%) Linux
11 25 (43.86%) Docker
11 25 (43.86%) MongoDB
11 25 (43.86%) REST
12 24 (42.11%) XML
12 24 (42.11%) Oracle
13 23 (40.35%) Python
13 23 (40.35%) Ruby
13 23 (40.35%) Cucumber
13 23 (40.35%) Node.js
14 22 (38.60%) AngularJS
14 22 (38.60%) JUnit
14 22 (38.60%) SOAP
15 21 (36.84%) Eclipse
15 21 (36.84%) DV Cleared
15 21 (36.84%) Security Cleared
16 20 (35.09%) React
16 20 (35.09%) Ant
17 19 (33.33%) Software Engineering
18 18 (31.58%) TDD

EJB
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 34 (59.65%) JBoss
2 12 (21.05%) WebLogic
3 10 (17.54%) Apache
4 8 (14.04%) nginx
4 8 (14.04%) Tomcat
5 6 (10.53%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.75%) Documentum
6 1 (1.75%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Google Analytics
2 7 (12.28%) GitHub
3 3 (5.26%) TestFlight
4 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.51%) Amazon ECS
4 2 (3.51%) Serverless
5 1 (1.75%) Akamai
5 1 (1.75%) AWS
5 1 (1.75%) Azure
5 1 (1.75%) IaaS
5 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) HTTP
1 15 (26.32%) SSL
2 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.53%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.51%) Firewall
4 2 (3.51%) X.509
5 1 (1.75%) Extranet
5 1 (1.75%) Internet
5 1 (1.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (43.86%) MongoDB
2 15 (26.32%) Hadoop
3 8 (14.04%) NoSQL
3 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
4 6 (10.53%) Infinispan
4 6 (10.53%) MySQL
5 3 (5.26%) DB2
5 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.75%) Big Data
7 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.75%) GIS
7 1 (1.75%) Informix
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 23 (40.35%) Cucumber
2 22 (38.60%) JUnit
3 21 (36.84%) Eclipse
4 20 (35.09%) Ant
5 16 (28.07%) Git (software)
6 14 (24.56%) Jenkins
7 10 (17.54%) Bitbucket Server
7 10 (17.54%) IntelliJ
7 10 (17.54%) Selenium
8 8 (14.04%) Gatling
8 8 (14.04%) Sublime Text
8 8 (14.04%) TeamCity
9 7 (12.28%) Grunt
9 7 (12.28%) gulp
9 7 (12.28%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (10.53%) NUnit
11 5 (8.77%) Artifactory
11 5 (8.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (8.77%) EasyMock
11 5 (8.77%) JIRA
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (64.91%) Developer
2 17 (29.82%) Java Developer
3 11 (19.30%) Java Engineer
3 11 (19.30%) Java Software Engineer
3 11 (19.30%) Software Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Senior Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Scala Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Architect
7 3 (5.26%) iOS Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (3.51%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Operations Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Salesforce Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Salesforce Technical Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (68.42%) Spring
2 37 (64.91%) Hibernate
3 25 (43.86%) REST
4 24 (42.11%) XML
5 23 (40.35%) Node.js
6 22 (38.60%) AngularJS
6 22 (38.60%) SOAP
7 20 (35.09%) React
8 18 (31.58%) J2EE
9 17 (29.82%) JSON
10 15 (26.32%) CSS
10 15 (26.32%) HTML
10 15 (26.32%) HTML5
11 11 (19.30%) JMS
11 11 (19.30%) Web Services
12 10 (17.54%) J2SE
12 10 (17.54%) Play Framework
13 9 (15.79%) jQuery
13 9 (15.79%) Servlets
14 8 (14.04%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.51%) PKI
2 2 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.75%) Clustering
3 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 27 (47.37%) Unix
2 25 (43.86%) Linux
3 9 (15.79%) Windows
4 8 (14.04%) Ubuntu
5 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (54.39%) DevOps
3 28 (49.12%) OO
4 19 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 18 (31.58%) TDD
6 17 (29.82%) Microservices
7 16 (28.07%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (28.07%) Requirements Analysis
7 16 (28.07%) Software Testing
7 16 (28.07%) UML
8 15 (26.32%) Software Architecture
9 14 (24.56%) Scrum
10 11 (19.30%) Test Automation
11 9 (15.79%) OOD
11 9 (15.79%) Open Source
12 8 (14.04%) Analytics
12 8 (14.04%) Configuration Management
12 8 (14.04%) Lean Software Development
13 6 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (10.53%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 49 (85.96%) Java
2 36 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 26 (45.61%) C#
4 23 (40.35%) Python
4 23 (40.35%) Ruby
5 18 (31.58%) SQL
6 17 (29.82%) Java 8
7 16 (28.07%) C
8 15 (26.32%) C++
9 13 (22.81%) Scala
10 8 (14.04%) Groovy
10 8 (14.04%) Perl
11 7 (12.28%) Haskell
12 5 (8.77%) Go
13 3 (5.26%) Apple Swift
13 3 (5.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (36.84%) DV Cleared
1 21 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 15 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) BS7799
System Software
1 25 (43.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (29.82%) Ansible
2 10 (17.54%) Puppet
3 9 (15.79%) Grafana
3 9 (15.79%) Kibana
4 2 (3.51%) Packer
4 2 (3.51%) Terraform
5 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (42.11%) Oracle
2 15 (26.32%) Atlassian
3 10 (17.54%) webMethods
4 9 (15.79%) Adobe
5 8 (14.04%) Google
5 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.51%) IBM
8 1 (1.75%) HP
8 1 (1.75%) Ping Identity
8 1 (1.75%) SAP
8 1 (1.75%) Splunk