Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 182 180
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 -19
Contract jobs citing EJB 8 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.16% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 0.64% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £490 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +22.50% +0.88%
10th Percentile £319 £370 £375
90th Percentile £530 £525 £425
England median daily rate £480 £478 £425
% change year-on-year +0.52% +12.35% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £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 1,201 1,404 1,140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.49% 25.49% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 846 715
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £376 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.31% +7.50% -1.82%
10th Percentile £260 £270 £256
90th Percentile £562 £538 £517
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 18 32
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £23.50 £29.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.79% -19.92% -1.36%
10th Percentile £14.21 £10.68 £11.08
90th Percentile £43.75 £32.74 £43.78
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Birmingham -2 4 £438 -12.50%
Coventry +12 2 £338 -3.57%
Shropshire - 2 £520 -
EJB
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for EJB.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) JUnit
2 7 (87.50%) SOAP
2 7 (87.50%) Hibernate
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) Spring
3 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (75.00%) JSP
3 6 (75.00%) J2EE
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) JDBC
4 5 (62.50%) Struts
4 5 (62.50%) XML
4 5 (62.50%) JBoss
4 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
5 4 (50.00%) Linux
5 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (37.50%) CORBA
6 3 (37.50%) JMS
6 3 (37.50%) Web Services
6 3 (37.50%) Servlets
6 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
6 3 (37.50%) RESTful
6 3 (37.50%) JPA
6 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (37.50%) vSphere
6 3 (37.50%) DbUnit

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 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (62.50%) JBoss
3 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
4 2 (25.00%) Apache
5 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (12.50%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) JasperReports
1 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) JUnit
2 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (37.50%) DbUnit
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) jMock
4 3 (37.50%) Maven
4 3 (37.50%) Mockito
4 3 (37.50%) SonarQube
5 2 (25.00%) Ant
5 2 (25.00%) IntelliJ
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Scala Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Scala Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Java Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Hibernate
1 7 (87.50%) SOAP
2 6 (75.00%) J2EE
2 6 (75.00%) JSP
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) JDBC
3 5 (62.50%) Struts
3 5 (62.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) Apache Camel
4 3 (37.50%) CORBA
4 3 (37.50%) Java EE
4 3 (37.50%) JMS
4 3 (37.50%) JPA
4 3 (37.50%) PowerMock
4 3 (37.50%) RESTful
4 3 (37.50%) Servlets
4 3 (37.50%) Spring MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) Concurrent Programming
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Kanban
2 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Microservices
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Scala
5 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
2 2 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) webMethods
3 1 (12.50%) Capita
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle