The table below looks at the statistics for EAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EAI over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 91 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing EAI 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.090% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £500 £430
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
EAI
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
935 843 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.62% 84.38% 80.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 533 310
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 39 49
Average hourly rate £22.54 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.60% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

EAI
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

EAI Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

EAI
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

EAI Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

EAI
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (100.00%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) B2B
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) EDIFACT
2 2 (66.67%) ActionScript
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSL
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) EDI
2 2 (66.67%) XPath
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ActionScript 2.0
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Data Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) EJB
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising

EAI
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) EDI Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) EDI
1 2 (66.67%) EDIFACT
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSL
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) EJB
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) B2B
2 2 (66.67%) Data Transformation
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) ActionScript
1 2 (66.67%) ActionScript 2.0
1 2 (66.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle