Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 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 (EJB)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 665 602 657
Rank change year-on-year -63 +55 +11
Contract jobs citing EJB 218 292 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.92% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 177 169
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +11.76% +3.53%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £324
90th Percentile £625 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +2.63% +11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £58.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% -27.35% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £58.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% -27.35% -

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 32130 31687 31900
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.07% 30.07% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22571 22049 21755
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £299 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 369 528
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.35 £13.50 £14.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.10 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +13.19% -4.00% +10.74%

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 23 October 2017.

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 14 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 23 October 2017. 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 -52 206 £488 +2.63% 25
UK excluding London +31 157 £488 +2.63% 23
South East +28 65 £500 +8.11% 5
London -66 59 £525 +5.00% 4
North of England +47 26 £465 -4.12% 7
North West +24 22 £465 -10.58% 7
South West -8 21 £447 -18.73%
East of England -26 18 £375 -21.05% 8
Midlands +22 16 £469 -0.19% 1
West Midlands +26 12 £500 +4.17%
Scotland +14 10 £525 +37.70% 2
North East +62 4 - -
East Midlands -2 4 £425 +1.19% 1
Wales +10 1 £425 -15.00%

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 214 (98.17%) Java
2 140 (64.22%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (55.50%) JavaScript
4 117 (53.67%) Spring
5 113 (51.83%) HTML
6 111 (50.92%) J2EE
7 106 (48.62%) SQL
8 100 (45.87%) XML
9 95 (43.58%) JSP
10 94 (43.12%) CSS
10 94 (43.12%) Web Services
11 88 (40.37%) Git (software)
12 87 (39.91%) SOAP
13 86 (39.45%) Linux
14 85 (38.99%) Hibernate
15 80 (36.70%) Oracle
16 76 (34.86%) REST
17 74 (33.94%) JBoss
18 63 (28.90%) JUnit
18 63 (28.90%) Scrum
19 62 (28.44%) Servlets
20 61 (27.98%) Unix
20 61 (27.98%) WebSphere
20 61 (27.98%) Jenkins
21 60 (27.52%) JPA
22 59 (27.06%) Struts
22 59 (27.06%) WebLogic
23 58 (26.61%) Eclipse
23 58 (26.61%) Maven
24 57 (26.15%) Continuous Integration

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 74 (33.94%) JBoss
2 61 (27.98%) WebSphere
3 59 (27.06%) WebLogic
4 47 (21.56%) Tomcat
5 36 (16.51%) Apache
6 20 (9.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 19 (8.72%) WebSphere Application Server
8 15 (6.88%) Confluence
9 12 (5.50%) WildFly
10 11 (5.05%) GlassFish
11 7 (3.21%) IIS
11 7 (3.21%) Liferay
11 7 (3.21%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (2.75%) nginx
13 5 (2.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (2.29%) MQSeries
14 4 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (1.38%) Apache TomEE
15 3 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (1.38%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.05%) SAP Hybris
2 9 (4.13%) Magento
3 5 (2.29%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.92%) Pega PRPC
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.05%) Google Analytics
2 9 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.21%) IaaS
3 7 (3.21%) PaaS
4 6 (2.75%) GitHub
5 5 (2.29%) Google Checkout
5 5 (2.29%) SaaS
6 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.92%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.92%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.01%) TCP/IP
2 21 (9.63%) HTTP
3 17 (7.80%) SSL
4 16 (7.34%) Internet
5 8 (3.67%) Firewall
5 8 (3.67%) Intranet
6 7 (3.21%) SMS
7 6 (2.75%) BIG-IP
7 6 (2.75%) LDAP
7 6 (2.75%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.92%) Extranet
8 2 (0.92%) VPN
9 1 (0.46%) Broadband
9 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.35%) MongoDB
2 32 (14.68%) DB2
3 28 (12.84%) Relational Database
4 22 (10.09%) Oracle Database
5 19 (8.72%) SQL Server
6 17 (7.80%) MySQL
7 16 (7.34%) NoSQL
8 15 (6.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (6.88%) RDBMS
9 14 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (5.96%) Oracle Database 12c
11 11 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (4.13%) Oracle Exadata
12 9 (4.13%) Snowflake Schema
13 8 (3.67%) Big Data
13 8 (3.67%) Hadoop
14 7 (3.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 7 (3.21%) Oracle Database 10g
15 5 (2.29%) Endeca
16 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 88 (40.37%) Git (software)
2 63 (28.90%) JUnit
3 61 (27.98%) Jenkins
4 58 (26.61%) Eclipse
4 58 (26.61%) Maven
5 40 (18.35%) JIRA
6 39 (17.89%) Subversion
7 30 (13.76%) Ant
8 28 (12.84%) IntelliJ
8 28 (12.84%) Selenium
9 24 (11.01%) Mockito
10 17 (7.80%) Hudson
11 15 (6.88%) Gradle
12 13 (5.96%) TeamCity
13 12 (5.50%) Spock
14 9 (4.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (4.13%) Cucumber
15 7 (3.21%) Log4j
16 6 (2.75%) Bitbucket
16 6 (2.75%) Grunt
General
1 35 (16.06%) Finance
2 29 (13.30%) Banking
3 22 (10.09%) Retail
4 6 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.29%) Games
6 4 (1.83%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.38%) Law
8 2 (0.92%) Marketing
9 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 167 (76.61%) Developer
2 120 (55.05%) Java Developer
3 31 (14.22%) Architect
4 21 (9.63%) Scala Developer
5 17 (7.80%) Senior Developer
5 17 (7.80%) WebSphere Developer
6 14 (6.42%) J2EE Developer
6 14 (6.42%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 13 (5.96%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (5.50%) Java Scala Developer
8 12 (5.50%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (4.59%) Software Engineer
10 9 (4.13%) Hybris Developer
11 8 (3.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 8 (3.67%) Domain Architect
11 8 (3.67%) SAP Developer
12 7 (3.21%) Consultant
12 7 (3.21%) Lead Developer
13 6 (2.75%) Java Consultant
13 6 (2.75%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (53.67%) Spring
2 113 (51.83%) HTML
3 111 (50.92%) J2EE
4 100 (45.87%) XML
5 95 (43.58%) JSP
6 94 (43.12%) CSS
6 94 (43.12%) Web Services
7 87 (39.91%) SOAP
8 85 (38.99%) Hibernate
9 76 (34.86%) REST
10 62 (28.44%) Servlets
11 60 (27.52%) JPA
12 59 (27.06%) Struts
13 55 (25.23%) jQuery
14 51 (23.39%) HTML5
15 49 (22.48%) JMS
16 48 (22.02%) Java EE
17 45 (20.64%) JSON
18 36 (16.51%) XSLT
19 35 (16.06%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.17%) User Experience
3 12 (5.50%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.13%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.13%) Web 2.0
6 7 (3.21%) DataPower
7 6 (2.75%) PKI
8 3 (1.38%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.38%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.92%) Life Science
9 2 (0.92%) RIA
10 1 (0.46%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.46%) iPad
10 1 (0.46%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 86 (39.45%) Linux
2 61 (27.98%) Unix
3 28 (12.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (11.93%) Windows
5 13 (5.96%) CentOS
6 8 (3.67%) HPUX
7 7 (3.21%) Windows Server
8 6 (2.75%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (2.75%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.29%) Solaris
10 2 (0.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (64.22%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (28.90%) Scrum
3 57 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (24.77%) TDD
5 45 (20.64%) E-Commerce
6 44 (20.18%) Microservices
7 40 (18.35%) MVC
8 34 (15.60%) OO
9 31 (14.22%) DevOps
9 31 (14.22%) Test Automation
10 30 (13.76%) SOA
11 26 (11.93%) Open Source
12 21 (9.63%) OOD
13 20 (9.17%) Analytics
14 19 (8.72%) UML
15 18 (8.26%) B2B
15 18 (8.26%) Data Modelling
16 17 (7.80%) Mentoring
17 16 (7.34%) Kanban
17 16 (7.34%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 214 (98.17%) Java
2 121 (55.50%) JavaScript
3 106 (48.62%) SQL
4 27 (12.39%) Scala
5 26 (11.93%) PL/SQL
6 22 (10.09%) Perl
7 17 (7.80%) C#
7 17 (7.80%) Python
8 12 (5.50%) VB.NET
9 9 (4.13%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.67%) PHP
11 7 (3.21%) Korn
11 7 (3.21%) Ruby
12 6 (2.75%) Groovy
12 6 (2.75%) Haskell
13 5 (2.29%) XPath
14 4 (1.83%) C
14 4 (1.83%) Clojure
15 3 (1.38%) C++
16 1 (0.46%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 16 (7.34%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.21%) DV Cleared
3 5 (2.29%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.83%) Degree
5 2 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.46%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.50%) QA
2 4 (1.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.92%) FATCA
System Software
1 27 (12.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (11.01%) Puppet
2 12 (5.50%) Grafana
2 12 (5.50%) Kibana
3 4 (1.83%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.38%) Ansible
5 2 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 80 (36.70%) Oracle
2 39 (17.89%) IBM
3 22 (10.09%) webMethods
4 21 (9.63%) hybris
5 17 (7.80%) Red Hat
6 13 (5.96%) Google
7 12 (5.50%) Adobe
7 12 (5.50%) SAP
8 11 (5.05%) Microsoft
9 10 (4.59%) ATG
9 10 (4.59%) HP
10 9 (4.13%) Demandware
10 9 (4.13%) Solace
11 8 (3.67%) Intershop
11 8 (3.67%) MuleSoft
12 7 (3.21%) F5
13 6 (2.75%) Citrix
14 5 (2.29%) Coremetrics
14 5 (2.29%) Imperva
14 5 (2.29%) PayPal