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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 129 130 135
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing EAI 11 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.071% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.097% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
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£425 £425 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £405 £440
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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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
2389 2060 2046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.64% 73.23% 65.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1400 994 1040
Average daily rate £378 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.68% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 128 89
Average hourly rate £30.25 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.90 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EAI across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

EAI Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Lancashire -16 5 £400 -
Cheshire +6 2 - -
EAI
England

EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 20 (86.96%) Oracle
2 14 (60.87%) Web Services
3 13 (56.52%) SQL
4 12 (52.17%) Data Modelling
4 12 (52.17%) ETL
4 12 (52.17%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (52.17%) CA
4 12 (52.17%) Informatica
4 12 (52.17%) ERwin
4 12 (52.17%) Data Integration
4 12 (52.17%) Data Architecture
5 11 (47.83%) Business Analysis
5 11 (47.83%) Oracle Database
5 11 (47.83%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (47.83%) PL/SQL
6 10 (43.48%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (43.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (39.13%) SOA
7 9 (39.13%) SOAP
8 8 (34.78%) Shell Script
8 8 (34.78%) PowerCenter
8 8 (34.78%) Migration
8 8 (34.78%) Dimensional Modelling
9 7 (30.43%) EJB
10 6 (26.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
10 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
11 5 (21.74%) Java

EAI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (26.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (13.04%) JBoss
2 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.70%) Liferay
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) FTP
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle Database
2 10 (43.48%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (43.48%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (34.78%) PowerCenter
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
5 2 (8.70%) MySQL
6 1 (4.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) ERwin
2 3 (13.04%) Rational Rose
General
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Data Modeller
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Data Modeller
4 1 (4.35%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (4.35%) webMethods Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Developer
4 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Java Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Build Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Data Build Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Software Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (4.35%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) Web Services
2 9 (39.13%) SOAP
3 7 (30.43%) EJB
4 5 (21.74%) XML
5 3 (13.04%) JMS
6 2 (8.70%) CSS
6 2 (8.70%) HTML
6 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
6 2 (8.70%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (8.70%) Spring
6 2 (8.70%) Java EE
6 2 (8.70%) JSON
6 2 (8.70%) Spring MVC
6 2 (8.70%) JPA
6 2 (8.70%) Drools
6 2 (8.70%) Apache CXF
6 2 (8.70%) RESTful
6 2 (8.70%) HTML5
6 2 (8.70%) REST
6 2 (8.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Data Integration
2 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (8.70%) Web 2.0
5 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Solaris
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Data Modelling
1 12 (52.17%) ETL
1 12 (52.17%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) Data Architecture
2 11 (47.83%) Business Analysis
3 9 (39.13%) SOA
4 8 (34.78%) Dimensional Modelling
4 8 (34.78%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.70%) MVC
5 2 (8.70%) UML
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) B2B
6 1 (4.35%) B2C
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow
6 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Data Mapping
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) PL/SQL
3 8 (34.78%) Shell Script
4 5 (21.74%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Oracle
2 12 (52.17%) CA
2 12 (52.17%) Informatica
3 4 (17.39%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Sun
4 1 (4.35%) webMethods
4 1 (4.35%) VMware