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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EAI over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 188 215 219
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +4
Contract jobs citing EAI 11 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.028% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.036% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Average daily rate
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£550 £425 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £425 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.27% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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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
4443 5510 5867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.32% 76.01% 75.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3296 4117 4370
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 69 87
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £14.65 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £54.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

EAI
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EAI across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EAI across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

EAI Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 15 (71.43%) Web Services
2 12 (57.14%) XML
3 10 (47.62%) Data Modelling
3 10 (47.62%) SOA
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 8 (38.10%) C#
4 8 (38.10%) Java
4 8 (38.10%) Oracle
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (33.33%) XSD
5 7 (33.33%) OO
5 7 (33.33%) CRM
5 7 (33.33%) Spring
6 6 (28.57%) Siebel EIM
6 6 (28.57%) JIRA
6 6 (28.57%) Siebel
6 6 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (28.57%) Middleware
6 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
7 5 (23.81%) IaaS
7 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (23.81%) SaaS
7 5 (23.81%) PaaS
7 5 (23.81%) OOP
7 5 (23.81%) XSL
7 5 (23.81%) IIS
7 5 (23.81%) JUnit
7 5 (23.81%) OOD

EAI
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (23.81%) IIS
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.76%) Mule
4 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (4.76%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (23.81%) SaaS
1 5 (23.81%) PaaS
1 5 (23.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) FTP
2 2 (9.52%) HTTP
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) Siebel EIM
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (19.05%) DB2
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (9.52%) MySQL
5 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.76%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) JIRA
2 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (23.81%) JUnit
2 5 (23.81%) Bugzilla
2 5 (23.81%) NUnit
3 3 (14.29%) Subversion
4 2 (9.52%) Xcode
4 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
4 2 (9.52%) Introscope
4 2 (9.52%) jMock
5 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.76%) Ant
5 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
3 5 (23.81%) BizTalk Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior BizTalk Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Siebel Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Java Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Middleware Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Informatica ETL Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Siebel Technical Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Architect
7 1 (4.76%) ETL Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) Web Services
2 12 (57.14%) XML
3 7 (33.33%) XSD
3 7 (33.33%) Spring
4 6 (28.57%) Middleware
5 5 (23.81%) JMS
5 5 (23.81%) XSL
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 5 (23.81%) WCF
6 4 (19.05%) Java EE
6 4 (19.05%) REST
7 3 (14.29%) WSDL
7 3 (14.29%) SOAP
7 3 (14.29%) EDI
8 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
8 2 (9.52%) JTA
8 2 (9.52%) HTML
8 2 (9.52%) .NET
8 2 (9.52%) PhoneGap
8 2 (9.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.76%) Taxonomies
3 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) UNIX
3 2 (9.52%) Android
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Data Modelling
1 10 (47.62%) SOA
2 7 (33.33%) OO
2 7 (33.33%) CRM
3 5 (23.81%) OOD
3 5 (23.81%) OOP
3 5 (23.81%) Refactoring
3 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
4 3 (14.29%) UML
5 2 (9.52%) ERP
5 2 (9.52%) B2B
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) TDD
5 2 (9.52%) BPEL
5 2 (9.52%) BPMN
5 2 (9.52%) Fund Management
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) BDD
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C#
1 8 (38.10%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) XQuery
3 2 (9.52%) Objective-C
3 2 (9.52%) XPath
3 2 (9.52%) Groovy
3 2 (9.52%) ActionScript
4 1 (4.76%) VBA
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VBScript
4 1 (4.76%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Siebel
3 4 (19.05%) JBoss
4 3 (14.29%) Sybase
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.52%) Perforce
5 2 (9.52%) Splunk
6 1 (4.76%) Informatica
6 1 (4.76%) Open Text
6 1 (4.76%) GUPTA