The table below looks at the statistics for EAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EAI over the 3 months to 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 473 515 498
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -17
Contract jobs citing EAI 96 56 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 30 40
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£451 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.05% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £325 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38860 36050 39244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.77% 74.54% 72.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 24686 22643 23184
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1099 1005 1420
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.33% -6.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

EAI
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

EAI Jobs Demand Trend in England

EAI
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

EAI Daily Rate Trend in England

EAI
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EAI across the England region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

EAI Daily Rate Histogram in England

EAI
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

EAI Hourly Rate Trend in England

EAI
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EAI within the England region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +27 44 £473 +8.00% 8
North West +11 16 £450 - 2
South East -13 16 £466 +7.80% 5
East Midlands +6 7 £325 -35.00%
West Midlands -16 7 £425 +1.49% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £435 - 1
East of England - - - -
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EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 105 (55.85%) SOA
2 90 (47.87%) Web Services
3 87 (46.28%) Oracle
4 69 (36.70%) XML
5 64 (34.04%) Data Modelling
6 54 (28.72%) Middleware
7 53 (28.19%) SQL Server
8 49 (26.06%) SQL
9 45 (23.94%) REST
10 42 (22.34%) SOAP
11 41 (21.81%) .NET
12 38 (20.21%) XSD
12 38 (20.21%) Microsoft
13 37 (19.68%) CRM
14 35 (18.62%) ETL
15 34 (18.09%) C#
15 34 (18.09%) Java
16 33 (17.55%) Oracle Database
17 32 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
18 30 (15.96%) Siebel
18 30 (15.96%) UML
18 30 (15.96%) Enterprise Software
19 29 (15.43%) WCF
19 29 (15.43%) Business Intelligence
20 28 (14.89%) JMS
20 28 (14.89%) BizTalk Server
20 28 (14.89%) OO
20 28 (14.89%) Migration
21 27 (14.36%) Data Warehouse
22 26 (13.83%) Siebel EIM

EAI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 28 (14.89%) BizTalk Server
2 21 (11.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (6.91%) IIS
4 12 (6.38%) SharePoint
5 11 (5.85%) Mule
5 11 (5.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (5.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (4.79%) WebLogic
7 8 (4.26%) Apache Solr
8 7 (3.72%) JCAPS
8 7 (3.72%) WebSphere
8 7 (3.72%) NServiceBus
9 3 (1.60%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.06%) Liferay
10 2 (1.06%) Confluence
10 2 (1.06%) Apache
11 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.53%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.53%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 18 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.13%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.60%) MS Office
4 2 (1.06%) MS Project
5 1 (0.53%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 8 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.06%) Siebel Analytics
4 2 (1.06%) SAP BPC
4 2 (1.06%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (1.06%) CSG Singleview
4 2 (1.06%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.66%) SaaS
2 5 (2.66%) PaaS
2 5 (2.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.85%) FTP
2 9 (4.79%) HTTP
2 9 (4.79%) Internet
3 5 (2.66%) LDAP
4 4 (2.13%) DMZ
4 4 (2.13%) Firewall
5 1 (0.53%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.53%) MVNO
5 1 (0.53%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (28.19%) SQL Server
2 33 (17.55%) Oracle Database
3 27 (14.36%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (13.83%) Siebel EIM
5 25 (13.30%) Relational Database
6 18 (9.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (7.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (6.38%) MySQL
9 10 (5.32%) PowerCenter
9 10 (5.32%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (4.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (3.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (3.72%) Data Mining
12 7 (3.72%) DB2
12 7 (3.72%) NoSQL
12 7 (3.72%) RavenDB
13 4 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (6.91%) ERwin
2 12 (6.38%) NUnit
3 11 (5.85%) Visual Studio
3 11 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.26%) Rational Rose
5 7 (3.72%) Maven
5 7 (3.72%) JIRA
5 7 (3.72%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.66%) JUnit
6 5 (2.66%) Bugzilla
7 4 (2.13%) Subversion
8 3 (1.60%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.60%) PowerDesigner
8 3 (1.60%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.06%) Introscope
9 2 (1.06%) Xcode
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.06%) jMock
10 1 (0.53%) Log4j
General
1 16 (8.51%) Finance
2 9 (4.79%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.26%) Billing
4 4 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.13%) Advertising
4 4 (2.13%) Banking
5 2 (1.06%) Retail
5 2 (1.06%) French Language
6 1 (0.53%) Publishing
6 1 (0.53%) Legal
6 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.53%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 63 (33.51%) Architect
2 56 (29.79%) Developer
3 21 (11.17%) Solutions Architect
4 17 (9.04%) .NET Developer
5 15 (7.98%) Analyst
6 12 (6.38%) Integration Architect
6 12 (6.38%) Consultant
6 12 (6.38%) Siebel Developer
7 11 (5.85%) Technical Architect
8 8 (4.26%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.26%) SharePoint Architect
9 7 (3.72%) BizTalk Developer
10 6 (3.19%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.19%) Database Manager
10 6 (3.19%) Senior Developer
11 5 (2.66%) Data Architect
11 5 (2.66%) Data Analyst
11 5 (2.66%) Senior BizTalk Developer
12 4 (2.13%) BizTalk Consultant
12 4 (2.13%) BizTalk Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (47.87%) Web Services
2 69 (36.70%) XML
3 54 (28.72%) Middleware
4 45 (23.94%) REST
5 42 (22.34%) SOAP
6 41 (21.81%) .NET
7 38 (20.21%) XSD
8 29 (15.43%) WCF
9 28 (14.89%) JMS
10 18 (9.57%) Spring
11 17 (9.04%) WSDL
11 17 (9.04%) HTML
12 16 (8.51%) .NET Framework
13 15 (7.98%) J2EE
13 15 (7.98%) jQuery
14 13 (6.91%) MSMQ
15 12 (6.38%) EJB
16 11 (5.85%) HTML5
17 10 (5.32%) ASP.NET
17 10 (5.32%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.96%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (11.70%) Data Integration
4 11 (5.85%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.72%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.19%) Statistics
7 4 (2.13%) DataPower
7 4 (2.13%) Social Media
7 4 (2.13%) Kindle
8 3 (1.60%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.60%) Open Source
8 3 (1.60%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.06%) GIS
9 2 (1.06%) Web 2.0
9 2 (1.06%) Clustering
9 2 (1.06%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.53%) PACS
10 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.53%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.57%) UNIX
1 18 (9.57%) Windows
2 10 (5.32%) Linux
3 3 (1.60%) Solaris
3 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.06%) Android
4 2 (1.06%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (55.85%) SOA
2 64 (34.04%) Data Modelling
3 37 (19.68%) CRM
4 35 (18.62%) ETL
5 32 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (15.96%) UML
7 29 (15.43%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (14.89%) OO
8 28 (14.89%) Migration
9 24 (12.77%) Workflow
10 23 (12.23%) Unit Testing
10 23 (12.23%) Data Architecture
11 21 (11.17%) Data Management
12 19 (10.11%) Scrum
12 19 (10.11%) MVC
13 15 (7.98%) OOD
13 15 (7.98%) Enterprise Architecture
14 13 (6.91%) Business Analysis
15 12 (6.38%) Data Analysis
15 12 (6.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (26.06%) SQL
2 34 (18.09%) C#
2 34 (18.09%) Java
3 14 (7.45%) PL/SQL
4 9 (4.79%) XQuery
4 9 (4.79%) Shell Script
4 9 (4.79%) XPath
5 8 (4.26%) Groovy
6 7 (3.72%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.06%) VBScript
7 2 (1.06%) VB
7 2 (1.06%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.06%) VBA
7 2 (1.06%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.53%) RPG
Qualifications
1 11 (5.85%) Degree
2 7 (3.72%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.19%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) MCSE
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.72%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.13%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.13%) QA
3 2 (1.06%) HL7
3 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.72%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.06%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 87 (46.28%) Oracle
2 38 (20.21%) Microsoft
3 30 (15.96%) Siebel
4 18 (9.57%) Informatica
5 16 (8.51%) IBM
6 14 (7.45%) SAP
7 12 (6.38%) CA
8 10 (5.32%) TIBCO
9 8 (4.26%) JBoss
10 7 (3.72%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (3.19%) webMethods
11 6 (3.19%) Business Objects
12 4 (2.13%) Sybase
12 4 (2.13%) VMware
13 3 (1.60%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.60%) ATG
14 2 (1.06%) Perforce
14 2 (1.06%) GUPTA
14 2 (1.06%) Splunk
14 2 (1.06%) Green Hat