The first table below looks at the demand for EAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EAI over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 57 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing EAI 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.56% 0.50% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
485 405 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.02% 66.83% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 234 252
Average daily rate £351 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 17
Average hourly rate £21.25 £175.00 £18.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.85% +822.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.05 £84.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £179.50 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
EAI
West Midlands

EAI
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EAI across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

EAI Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

EAI
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing EAI across the Birmingham region.

EAI Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

EAI
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EAI across the Birmingham region.

EAI Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing EAI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited EAI.

1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) TIBCO
2 4 (66.67%) Middleware
2 4 (66.67%) ISO 9001
2 4 (66.67%) WSDL
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) XSD
2 4 (66.67%) Kindle
2 4 (66.67%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) LDAP
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) JMS
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) DDNS
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory

EAI
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing EAI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited EAI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
1 2 (33.33%) DDNS
2 1 (16.67%) IPv4
2 1 (16.67%) IPv6
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Integration Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) XSD
2 4 (66.67%) WSDL
2 4 (66.67%) Middleware
2 4 (66.67%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) JMS
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) COM+
4 1 (16.67%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) TIBCO
3 2 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft