Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 2018 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 171 197
Rank change year-on-year -21 +26 -29
Contract jobs citing EJB 13 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 1.03% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 10
West Midlands median daily rate £458 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.40% +4.17% +23.87%
10th Percentile £382 £319 £426
90th Percentile £554 £530 £525
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -17.65% -

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,582 1,161 1,582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.99% 24.90% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 763 998
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £306 £263 £252
90th Percentile £575 £575 £521
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 20
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.75 £30.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.30% +29.79% -17.54%
10th Percentile £11.03 £15.15 £11.23
90th Percentile £57.35 £40.18 £39.58
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.22% +6.67% +0.68%

EJB
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing EJB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for EJB in the West Midlands

EJB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EJB in the West Midlands

EJB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EJB in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EJB in the West Midlands

EJB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EJB in the West Midlands

EJB
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EJB within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. 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
Shropshire -37 13 £458 -8.40%
EJB
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for EJB.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 13 (100.00%) XML
2 12 (92.31%) SOAP
2 12 (92.31%) Unix
2 12 (92.31%) Hibernate
2 12 (92.31%) Spring
2 12 (92.31%) Git (software)
2 12 (92.31%) REST
3 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (76.92%) J2EE
5 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
5 9 (69.23%) CSS
5 9 (69.23%) HTML
5 9 (69.23%) JUnit
5 9 (69.23%) Linux
5 9 (69.23%) JBoss
5 9 (69.23%) Apache
5 9 (69.23%) J2SE
5 9 (69.23%) Selenium
5 9 (69.23%) JSON
5 9 (69.23%) Eclipse
5 9 (69.23%) IntelliJ
5 9 (69.23%) HTTP
5 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
5 9 (69.23%) SSL
5 9 (69.23%) Puppet
5 9 (69.23%) MongoDB

EJB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 13 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 9 (69.23%) Apache
2 9 (69.23%) JBoss
3 6 (46.15%) nginx
3 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
4 3 (23.08%) Confluence
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
5 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) GitHub
1 6 (46.15%) Google Analytics
2 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) HTTP
1 9 (69.23%) SSL
1 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) MongoDB
2 6 (46.15%) NoSQL
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Git (software)
2 9 (69.23%) Eclipse
2 9 (69.23%) IntelliJ
2 9 (69.23%) JUnit
2 9 (69.23%) Selenium
3 6 (46.15%) Ant
3 6 (46.15%) Cucumber
3 6 (46.15%) Gatling
3 6 (46.15%) Grunt
3 6 (46.15%) gulp
3 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
3 6 (46.15%) Karma Test Runner
3 6 (46.15%) Sublime Text
4 3 (23.08%) JIRA
4 3 (23.08%) Maven
4 3 (23.08%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Scala Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) XML
2 12 (92.31%) Hibernate
2 12 (92.31%) REST
2 12 (92.31%) SOAP
2 12 (92.31%) Spring
3 10 (76.92%) J2EE
4 9 (69.23%) CSS
4 9 (69.23%) HTML
4 9 (69.23%) HTML5
4 9 (69.23%) J2SE
4 9 (69.23%) JSON
4 9 (69.23%) Play Framework
5 7 (53.85%) Servlets
6 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
6 6 (46.15%) Gherkin
6 6 (46.15%) jQuery
6 6 (46.15%) Node.js
7 4 (30.77%) JMS
8 3 (23.08%) Web Services
8 3 (23.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Unix
2 9 (69.23%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) Ubuntu
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (69.23%) Analytics
3 9 (69.23%) DevOps
3 9 (69.23%) Microservices
3 9 (69.23%) Open Source
4 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
5 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
6 3 (23.08%) Data Analytics
6 3 (23.08%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 3 (23.08%) MVC
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) SDLC
6 3 (23.08%) SOA
6 3 (23.08%) Workflow
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) OO
7 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 9 (69.23%) Scala
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) Groovy
3 6 (46.15%) Haskell
3 6 (46.15%) Perl
3 6 (46.15%) Python
3 6 (46.15%) Ruby
4 3 (23.08%) Java 8
4 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Puppet
2 6 (46.15%) Grafana
2 6 (46.15%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Google
1 6 (46.15%) webMethods
2 4 (30.77%) Adobe
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Pega