The table below looks at the statistics for EAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EAI over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 260 234 226
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -8
Contract jobs citing EAI 5 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.27% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 13
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£413 £499 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +24.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £341 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £900 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £445 £419
% change year-on-year
+15.16% +6.26%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7449 6954 6220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.32% 74.64% 72.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4507 3809 3356
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 264 271
Average hourly rate £23.29 £22.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.86% -22.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.76 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

EAI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

EAI Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

EAI
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

EAI Daily Rate Trend in the South East

EAI
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EAI across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

EAI Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

EAI
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

EAI Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

EAI
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EAI within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. 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
Berkshire +2 2 £650 +195.45%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £388 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 -
EAI
England

EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (60.87%) Middleware
2 13 (56.52%) SOA
3 10 (43.48%) Web Services
4 9 (39.13%) SOAP
5 8 (34.78%) Degree
6 7 (30.43%) REST
7 6 (26.09%) UML
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle
8 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
9 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 4 (17.39%) SQL
9 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
10 3 (13.04%) CRM
10 3 (13.04%) Siebel
10 3 (13.04%) TIBCO
10 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (13.04%) Workflow
10 3 (13.04%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (13.04%) Retail
11 2 (8.70%) Ergonomics
11 2 (8.70%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (8.70%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (8.70%) Change Control
11 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
11 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (8.70%) Adobe Experience Manager

EAI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (8.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.35%) JCAPS
4 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.35%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) LDAP
1 2 (8.70%) X.500
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Intranet
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Ant
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) Maven
1 1 (4.35%) Hudson
1 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Automotive
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Architect
2 12 (52.17%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (30.43%) Digital Architect
4 6 (26.09%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 6 (26.09%) Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Web Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Siebel Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Siebel Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Website Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Integration Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Business Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Applications Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Siebel Configurator
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Siebel Developer
7 1 (4.35%) TIBCO Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Business Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) Middleware
2 10 (43.48%) Web Services
3 9 (39.13%) SOAP
4 7 (30.43%) REST
5 2 (8.70%) SAML
5 2 (8.70%) XML
5 2 (8.70%) J2EE
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.35%) EJB
6 1 (4.35%) HTML
6 1 (4.35%) .NET
6 1 (4.35%) XSL
6 1 (4.35%) XSLT
6 1 (4.35%) EDI
6 1 (4.35%) WSDL
6 1 (4.35%) WCF
6 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (4.35%) jQuery
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Ergonomics
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
1 2 (8.70%) Solaris
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) SOA
2 6 (26.09%) UML
3 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
5 3 (13.04%) Workflow
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) CRM
6 2 (8.70%) ERP
6 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Change Control
6 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Build Automation
7 1 (4.35%) ArchiMate
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (4.35%) SDLC
7 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) TIBCO
3 3 (13.04%) Siebel
4 2 (8.70%) Adobe
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) SAP