The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 236 223 232
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing EAI 16 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 4
Average daily rate £450 £444 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £429 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £485 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6831 6018 6979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.90% 70.63% 65.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3797 3140 3330
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 254 366
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
EAI
England

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -8 9 £450 - 1
Berkshire +3 4 £450 - 2
East Sussex - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 2
EAI
England

EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 22 (59.46%) SOA
2 16 (43.24%) Middleware
3 15 (40.54%) Oracle
3 15 (40.54%) Relational Database
4 12 (32.43%) J2EE
5 11 (29.73%) UML
6 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
6 10 (27.03%) Data Modelling
6 10 (27.03%) Degree
7 9 (24.32%) ERD
7 9 (24.32%) Data Integration
7 9 (24.32%) MySQL
7 9 (24.32%) ETL
8 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (21.62%) XML
9 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (13.51%) SaaS
10 5 (13.51%) PaaS
10 5 (13.51%) SysML
10 5 (13.51%) Telematics
10 5 (13.51%) RDBMS
10 5 (13.51%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (13.51%) Automotive
11 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
11 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
11 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (10.81%) WebSphere
11 4 (10.81%) Data Management
11 4 (10.81%) Information Architecture
12 3 (8.11%) TOGAF

EAI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 (10.81%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.41%) JCAPS
3 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.70%) iPlanet
3 1 (2.70%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle BRM
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) SaaS
1 5 (13.51%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) Relational Database
2 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
3 9 (24.32%) MySQL
4 5 (13.51%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JUnit
General
1 5 (13.51%) Automotive
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.41%) Finance
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Architect
2 14 (37.84%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (18.92%) EAI Architect
4 6 (16.22%) SOA Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Data Integration Specialist
5 5 (13.51%) Integration Specialist
6 4 (10.81%) J2EE Architect
6 4 (10.81%) J2EE Solutions Architect
6 4 (10.81%) Database Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Designer
7 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Integration Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (5.41%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) Middleware
2 12 (32.43%) J2EE
3 8 (21.62%) XML
4 2 (5.41%) SOAP
4 2 (5.41%) JSON
5 1 (2.70%) REST
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.70%) RESTful
5 1 (2.70%) Web Services
5 1 (2.70%) JMS
5 1 (2.70%) Java RMI
5 1 (2.70%) EJB
5 1 (2.70%) .NET
5 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Data Integration
2 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (13.51%) Telematics
4 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Statistics
5 1 (2.70%) Mashup
5 1 (2.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.70%) Android
1 1 (2.70%) UNIX
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) SOA
2 11 (29.73%) UML
3 10 (27.03%) Data Modelling
4 9 (24.32%) ERD
4 9 (24.32%) ETL
5 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.51%) SysML
6 5 (13.51%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.81%) Data Management
7 4 (10.81%) Information Architecture
8 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
8 3 (8.11%) CRM
9 2 (5.41%) Service Management
9 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
10 1 (2.70%) Logistics
10 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.70%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) VB
3 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) SAP
2 2 (5.41%) Siebel
2 2 (5.41%) TIBCO
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Unica
3 1 (2.70%) Ab Initio
3 1 (2.70%) Teradata
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe
3 1 (2.70%) Sun
3 1 (2.70%) webMethods
3 1 (2.70%) IBM
3 1 (2.70%) Business Objects