The table below looks at the statistics for EAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EAI over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 155 188 195
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +7
Contract jobs citing EAI 2 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.060% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.070% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 8
Median daily rate £625 £499 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.15% +42.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £500 £405
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +23.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
EAI
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2838 4388 4817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.72% 80.07% 79.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2327 3456 3642
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 43
Median hourly rate £19.00 £29.15 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.81% +34.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £95.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

EAI
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing EAI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

EAI Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

EAI
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

EAI Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing EAI 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 City of London region with a requirement for EAI.

1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Siebel
3 7 (46.67%) Financial Institution
3 7 (46.67%) Clustering
3 7 (46.67%) HTTP
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
3 7 (46.67%) Hedge funds
4 6 (40.00%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) Java
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (20.00%) JMS
7 3 (20.00%) Middleware
7 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) Banking
7 3 (20.00%) Subversion
7 3 (20.00%) REST
7 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (13.33%) BDD
8 2 (13.33%) Murex MxML
8 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
8 2 (13.33%) jMock
8 2 (13.33%) Spring

EAI
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 7 (46.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (13.33%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) Mule
3 1 (6.67%) Mule ESB
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (13.33%) MySQL
5 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) jMock
2 2 (13.33%) JUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Ant
3 1 (6.67%) FitNesse
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Financial Institution
3 3 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Build Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Integration Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) EAI Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Java Middleware Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Developer in Test
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Siebel Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) JMS
2 3 (20.00%) Middleware
2 3 (20.00%) REST
2 3 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (13.33%) J2EE
3 2 (13.33%) Java EE
3 2 (13.33%) JTA
3 2 (13.33%) JTS
3 2 (13.33%) Murex MxML
3 2 (13.33%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) Drools
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
4 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Clustering
1 7 (46.67%) Hedge funds
2 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (6.67%) Data Conversion
3 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) BDD
3 2 (13.33%) ETL
3 2 (13.33%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) SOA
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
4 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 8 (53.33%) Siebel
3 2 (13.33%) Murex
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) Sybase
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) MuleSoft
4 1 (6.67%) Solace
4 1 (6.67%) WorldPay