The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 54 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing EAI 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.55% 0.53% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.78% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate
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£563 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
514 516 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.19% 68.25% 69.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 302 310
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 2
Average hourly rate £22.64 £21.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% -87.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EAI across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

EAI Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 August 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (50.00%) SOA
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) UML
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) BPMN
1 3 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
1 3 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) COBIT
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (16.67%) C#

EAI
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (33.33%) IT Architect
3 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) UML
1 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (50.00%) SOA
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) BPMN
1 3 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
1 3 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM