The table below looks at the statistics for EAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EAI over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 136 126 128
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing EAI 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.062% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.14% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
EAI
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2386 2077 2015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.39% 73.19% 66.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 1041 1026
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 112 100
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.04 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.14% -5.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £72.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

EAI
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

EAI Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

EAI
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

EAI Daily Rate Trend in the North West

EAI
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EAI within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Manchester - 1 £450 -
EAI
England

EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 14 (77.78%) Oracle
2 10 (55.56%) Web Services
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) PL/SQL
4 8 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (44.44%) Data Modelling
4 8 (44.44%) ETL
4 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (44.44%) CA
4 8 (44.44%) Informatica
4 8 (44.44%) PowerCenter
4 8 (44.44%) Shell Script
4 8 (44.44%) ERwin
4 8 (44.44%) Migration
4 8 (44.44%) Data Integration
4 8 (44.44%) Data Architecture
4 8 (44.44%) Dimensional Modelling
4 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
4 8 (44.44%) Physical Data Model
5 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (38.89%) Business Analysis
5 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (38.89%) SOA
5 7 (38.89%) SOAP
6 6 (33.33%) Java
7 5 (27.78%) EJB
7 5 (27.78%) XML
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared

EAI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (16.67%) JBoss
2 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.11%) Liferay
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) FTP
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (44.44%) PowerCenter
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.11%) MySQL
5 1 (5.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) ERwin
2 3 (16.67%) Rational Rose
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (5.56%) webMethods Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Architect
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Build Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Software Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) Web Services
2 7 (38.89%) SOAP
3 5 (27.78%) EJB
3 5 (27.78%) XML
4 3 (16.67%) JMS
5 2 (11.11%) HTML
5 2 (11.11%) CSS
5 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 2 (11.11%) JAX-RS
5 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.11%) Apache Camel
5 2 (11.11%) JPA
5 2 (11.11%) Drools
5 2 (11.11%) Apache CXF
5 2 (11.11%) RESTful
5 2 (11.11%) HTML5
5 2 (11.11%) REST
5 2 (11.11%) CSS3
5 2 (11.11%) Spring Batch
5 2 (11.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Integration
2 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (11.11%) Web 2.0
5 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
2 2 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Data Modelling
1 8 (44.44%) ETL
1 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Migration
1 8 (44.44%) Data Architecture
1 8 (44.44%) Dimensional Modelling
1 8 (44.44%) Physical Data Model
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analysis
2 7 (38.89%) SOA
3 2 (11.11%) UML
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Data Mapping
4 1 (5.56%) B2B
4 1 (5.56%) B2C
4 1 (5.56%) Workflow
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) PL/SQL
2 8 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 6 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) CA
2 8 (44.44%) Informatica
3 1 (5.56%) webMethods
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Sun
3 1 (5.56%) SAP