The table below looks at the statistics for EAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EAI over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 104 86 80
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Contract jobs citing EAI 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.076% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.100% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£470 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £451 £413
% change year-on-year
-2.93% +9.27%
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1430 1004 883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 77.26% 76.70% 73.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 599 469
Average daily rate £388 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 45
Average hourly rate £33.64 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.26% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

EAI
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

EAI Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

EAI
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

EAI Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (87.50%) SOA
1 7 (87.50%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) J2EE
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) SOAP
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (50.00%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) JSF
3 4 (50.00%) Java EE
3 4 (50.00%) Lombardi
3 4 (50.00%) Pega
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (50.00%) REST
3 4 (50.00%) Apache Camel
3 4 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) SDLC
4 3 (37.50%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (37.50%) Squid
4 3 (37.50%) JPA
4 3 (37.50%) Liferay
4 3 (37.50%) Ehcache
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) UML
4 3 (37.50%) HTTP
4 3 (37.50%) WSDL

EAI
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (37.50%) JBoss
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
1 3 (37.50%) Liferay
1 3 (37.50%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (12.50%) AquaLogic
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Lombardi
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) J2EE
2 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) JSF
2 4 (50.00%) Java EE
2 4 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (50.00%) Apache Camel
3 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 3 (37.50%) WSDL
3 3 (37.50%) JPA
3 3 (37.50%) Ehcache
3 3 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) JSP
3 3 (37.50%) Servlets
4 1 (12.50%) EJB
4 1 (12.50%) CORBA
4 1 (12.50%) JMS
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) Use Case
5 1 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
5 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Squid
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) IBM
2 4 (50.00%) Pega
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle