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 22 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 (EJB)
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 520 514 520
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6  
Contract jobs citing EJB 95 131 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.63% 0.86% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 87 79
Median daily rate £500 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £364 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £562 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +26.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 15082 15298 15416
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.18% 28.37% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10422 10796 10312
Median daily rate £430 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +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 204 179 206
Median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.27% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

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 22 June 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 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 22 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 +15 90 £500 +5.26% 23
London -13 28 £506 +6.57% 7
South East +22 19 £500 +5.26%
Worthing - 17 £500 -
West Sussex - 17 £500 -
North West +26 13 £465 -12.26% 9
West Midlands +29 8 £500 +6.38%
City of London +4 8 £413 -5.71% 1
Cheshire +29 7 £465 - 5
Shropshire +23 7 £500 +11.35%
Telford +13 7 £500 +11.35%
East of England -5 7 £525 +10.52% 3
South West +6 5 £400 -27.27%
East Midlands -9 5 £425 +1.19%
Bedfordshire - 5 £525 - 2
Tyne and Wear +74 4 £500 -
North East +66 4 £500 -
Scotland +36 4 £700 - 1
Edinburgh +16 4 £700 - 1
Manchester +5 4 £488 -8.01% 4
Derbyshire - 4 £425 -
Sunderland +2 2 - -
Gloucestershire +2 2 - -
Hertfordshire 0 2 - -
Watford -5 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £500 -
Somerset - 2 - -
Yorkshire +26 1 - - 4
West Yorkshire +22 1 - - 1
Reading +17 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 225 (99.12%) Java
2 155 (68.28%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (61.23%) Spring
4 137 (60.35%) SQL
4 137 (60.35%) J2EE
5 130 (57.27%) Oracle
6 115 (50.66%) Web Services
7 111 (48.90%) XML
7 111 (48.90%) SOAP
8 109 (48.02%) Hibernate
9 104 (45.81%) Git (software)
10 100 (44.05%) REST
11 96 (42.29%) HTML
12 95 (41.85%) WebLogic
13 92 (40.53%) JavaScript
14 85 (37.44%) JSP
15 84 (37.00%) JUnit
16 83 (36.56%) Scrum
17 81 (35.68%) CSS
18 79 (34.80%) Servlets
19 74 (32.60%) JMS
19 74 (32.60%) Continuous Integration
20 70 (30.84%) Eclipse
21 68 (29.96%) Unix
21 68 (29.96%) JBoss
22 66 (29.07%) Jenkins
23 60 (26.43%) Open Source
24 58 (25.55%) JIRA
25 54 (23.79%) JSON
26 53 (23.35%) Maven

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 95 (41.85%) WebLogic
2 68 (29.96%) JBoss
3 43 (18.94%) Apache
4 34 (14.98%) WebSphere
5 33 (14.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 22 (9.69%) Tomcat
7 19 (8.37%) Confluence
8 18 (7.93%) WebSphere Application Server
9 11 (4.85%) Oracle Workflow
10 9 (3.96%) nginx
11 6 (2.64%) WebLogic Portal
12 5 (2.20%) GlassFish
13 4 (1.76%) ATG Dynamo
14 3 (1.32%) WebLogic Integration
14 3 (1.32%) WebSphere Process Server
15 2 (0.88%) Apache Pig
15 2 (0.88%) OpenStack
16 1 (0.44%) Apache TomEE
16 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
16 1 (0.44%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 20 (8.81%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (3.08%) Pega PRPC
2 7 (3.08%) SAP Hybris
3 6 (2.64%) Unica
4 4 (1.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.44%) BondVision
5 1 (0.44%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (6.61%) GitHub
2 11 (4.85%) Google Analytics
3 6 (2.64%) Silverpop
4 2 (0.88%) Google Checkout
4 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.05%) HTTP
2 15 (6.61%) SSL
2 15 (6.61%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.41%) Internet
4 4 (1.76%) LDAP
4 4 (1.76%) SMS
5 1 (0.44%) FTP
5 1 (0.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (23.35%) MongoDB
2 51 (22.47%) Oracle Database
3 44 (19.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 25 (11.01%) Oracle Database 10g
5 22 (9.69%) MySQL
6 21 (9.25%) Oracle Database 12c
7 18 (7.93%) NoSQL
8 17 (7.49%) Relational Database
9 16 (7.05%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (6.61%) DB2
11 13 (5.73%) SQL Server
12 11 (4.85%) Big Data
13 10 (4.41%) Hadoop
14 4 (1.76%) Data Mart
14 4 (1.76%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (1.76%) RDBMS
15 3 (1.32%) JasperReports
15 3 (1.32%) Neo4j
16 2 (0.88%) Apache Hive
16 2 (0.88%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 104 (45.81%) Git (software)
2 84 (37.00%) JUnit
3 70 (30.84%) Eclipse
4 66 (29.07%) Jenkins
5 58 (25.55%) JIRA
6 53 (23.35%) IntelliJ
6 53 (23.35%) Maven
7 52 (22.91%) Selenium
8 41 (18.06%) Ant
9 40 (17.62%) Subversion
10 29 (12.78%) Hudson
11 24 (10.57%) Gradle
11 24 (10.57%) Mockito
12 21 (9.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 16 (7.05%) Cucumber
14 14 (6.17%) SoapUI
15 13 (5.73%) XDoclet
16 12 (5.29%) Bitbucket
17 10 (4.41%) TeamCity
18 9 (3.96%) MyEclipse
General
1 39 (17.18%) Finance
2 28 (12.33%) Banking
3 16 (7.05%) Retail
4 6 (2.64%) Marketing
5 4 (1.76%) Advertising
5 4 (1.76%) Games
6 3 (1.32%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.88%) Front Office
7 2 (0.88%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (0.44%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.44%) French Language
8 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 184 (81.06%) Developer
2 158 (69.60%) Java Developer
3 30 (13.22%) Scala Developer
4 29 (12.78%) Senior Developer
5 27 (11.89%) Architect
6 24 (10.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 23 (10.13%) J2EE Developer
7 23 (10.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 16 (7.05%) Digital Developer
9 15 (6.61%) Java Scala Developer
10 14 (6.17%) Software Engineer
11 10 (4.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 10 (4.41%) Java Engineer
12 9 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (3.96%) Systems Architect
13 8 (3.52%) Applications Developer
13 8 (3.52%) Pega Architect
14 7 (3.08%) Java Software Engineer
14 7 (3.08%) Technical Architect
15 6 (2.64%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (61.23%) Spring
2 137 (60.35%) J2EE
3 115 (50.66%) Web Services
4 111 (48.90%) SOAP
4 111 (48.90%) XML
5 109 (48.02%) Hibernate
6 100 (44.05%) REST
7 96 (42.29%) HTML
8 85 (37.44%) JSP
9 81 (35.68%) CSS
10 79 (34.80%) Servlets
11 74 (32.60%) JMS
12 54 (23.79%) JSON
13 52 (22.91%) Java EE
13 52 (22.91%) JPA
14 50 (22.03%) EJB 3.0
15 48 (21.15%) Struts
16 43 (18.94%) HTML5
16 43 (18.94%) jQuery
17 40 (17.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.17%) Client/Server
3 9 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.08%) RIA
4 7 (3.08%) Web 2.0
5 5 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.76%) User Experience
7 3 (1.32%) DataPower
7 3 (1.32%) Derivative
7 3 (1.32%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.32%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.32%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.32%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.88%) Clustering
8 2 (0.88%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.88%) iPad
8 2 (0.88%) PMI
9 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.44%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 68 (29.96%) Unix
2 49 (21.59%) Linux
3 20 (8.81%) Windows
4 10 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (3.96%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.76%) Android
7 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.88%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.44%) HPUX
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.44%) Solaris
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (68.28%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (36.56%) Scrum
3 74 (32.60%) Continuous Integration
4 60 (26.43%) Open Source
5 52 (22.91%) DevOps
6 51 (22.47%) SDLC
7 50 (22.03%) TDD
8 47 (20.70%) MVC
9 37 (16.30%) SOA
10 34 (14.98%) Microservices
11 32 (14.10%) Test Automation
12 28 (12.33%) E-Commerce
13 26 (11.45%) OO
14 23 (10.13%) Software Engineering
14 23 (10.13%) Unit Testing
15 19 (8.37%) Workflow
16 18 (7.93%) Data Modelling
17 17 (7.49%) Configuration Management
18 16 (7.05%) Data Protection
18 16 (7.05%) UML
Programming Languages
1 225 (99.12%) Java
2 137 (60.35%) SQL
3 92 (40.53%) JavaScript
4 39 (17.18%) PL/SQL
5 34 (14.98%) Scala
6 28 (12.33%) C#
7 25 (11.01%) Python
8 24 (10.57%) Groovy
9 20 (8.81%) Perl
10 14 (6.17%) C
11 10 (4.41%) Ruby
11 10 (4.41%) VB.NET
12 9 (3.96%) Haskell
13 7 (3.08%) Shell Script
14 6 (2.64%) Korn
15 4 (1.76%) C++
16 3 (1.32%) XPath
17 2 (0.88%) Embedded C
17 2 (0.88%) Objective-C
18 1 (0.44%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 23 (10.13%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.93%) DV Cleared
3 8 (3.52%) OCPJP
4 4 (1.76%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.32%) Degree
6 2 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.88%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.44%) Brainbench
7 1 (0.44%) OCMJD
7 1 (0.44%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (1.32%) QA
1 3 (1.32%) SLA
2 2 (0.88%) FATCA
3 1 (0.44%) EMIR
3 1 (0.44%) MiFID
System Software
1 39 (17.18%) Docker
2 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) NDS
2 1 (0.44%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 34 (14.98%) Puppet
2 10 (4.41%) Ansible
3 9 (3.96%) Grafana
3 9 (3.96%) Kibana
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 130 (57.27%) Oracle
2 31 (13.66%) webMethods
3 16 (7.05%) Google
3 16 (7.05%) Pega
4 14 (6.17%) Adobe
4 14 (6.17%) IBM
5 12 (5.29%) ATG
6 10 (4.41%) Red Hat
7 9 (3.96%) hybris
8 8 (3.52%) Solace
9 7 (3.08%) SAP
10 5 (2.20%) Sybase
11 4 (1.76%) BEA
11 4 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.76%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.32%) ForgeRock
12 3 (1.32%) Kony
12 3 (1.32%) MuleSoft
13 2 (0.88%) Microsoft
13 2 (0.88%) PayPal
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