The table below looks at the statistics for EAI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EAI over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 471 472 431
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -41
Contract jobs citing EAI 106 89 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 42 55
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £305 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £77.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38219 36146 32687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.29% 74.26% 71.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 24558 22025 19397
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £271 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1002 1117 1319
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

EAI
Jobs Demand Trend

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

EAI Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

EAI
Daily Rate Trend

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

EAI Daily Rate Trend in the UK

EAI
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EAI within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

EAI Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

EAI
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EAI within the UK.

EAI Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

EAI
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EAI within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 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
England -14 98 £450 - 15
London +30 45 £400 -11.84% 6
South East -20 24 £475 +5.55% 6
West Midlands -2 10 £435 -10.76% 1
Milton Keynes -5 8 £476 +5.66% 2
Buckinghamshire -19 8 £476 +5.66% 2
Oxfordshire - 7 £430 - 2
City of London +13 6 £380 -21.24% 2
Berkshire +4 6 £470 +4.73%
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Scotland - 4 - -
North West -4 3 £365 -
Manchester - 3 £365 -
Coventry - 3 £600 -
Reading - 3 £470 -
Surrey -7 2 £563 +32.35% 2
East Midlands +8 1 - - 2
South West -25 1 £375 -31.81%
Hampshire - 1 £475 -
Bracknell - 1 £400 -
Bristol - 1 £375 -
Glasgow - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Salisbury - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Staines - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Kent - - - -

EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 108 (51.92%) SOA
2 69 (33.17%) Java
3 68 (32.69%) Oracle
4 62 (29.81%) SQL
5 58 (27.88%) Web Services
6 49 (23.56%) Middleware
7 48 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
8 43 (20.67%) Finance
9 38 (18.27%) Workflow
10 37 (17.79%) Siebel
11 34 (16.35%) Relational Database
12 33 (15.87%) XML
13 32 (15.38%) CRM
14 27 (12.98%) J2EE
14 27 (12.98%) SQL Server
14 27 (12.98%) Microsoft
15 26 (12.50%) ETL
15 26 (12.50%) Windows
15 26 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (12.02%) TOGAF
16 25 (12.02%) Siebel EIM
17 24 (11.54%) UNIX
17 24 (11.54%) IBM
18 22 (10.58%) TIBCO
18 22 (10.58%) Migration
19 21 (10.10%) Data Modelling
19 21 (10.10%) UML
20 20 (9.62%) SOAP
20 20 (9.62%) webMethods
20 20 (9.62%) WebSphere

EAI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 20 (9.62%) WebSphere
2 12 (5.77%) MQSeries
3 11 (5.29%) WebLogic
4 9 (4.33%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (4.33%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (4.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (3.37%) Mule
5 7 (3.37%) JBoss
6 6 (2.88%) Documentum
7 5 (2.40%) TIBCO EMS
8 4 (1.92%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (1.92%) Apache ServiceMix
8 4 (1.92%) JCAPS
9 3 (1.44%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.96%) SAS
10 2 (0.96%) Liferay
10 2 (0.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.96%) SPSS
4 1 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.44%) SAP CRM
2 3 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.44%) GoldMine
2 3 (1.44%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.96%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.48%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.48%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.48%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.85%) Firewall
2 6 (2.88%) Intranet
2 6 (2.88%) Internet
2 6 (2.88%) Extranet
3 5 (2.40%) FTP
4 2 (0.96%) SMTP
5 1 (0.48%) MVNO
5 1 (0.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.35%) Relational Database
2 27 (12.98%) SQL Server
3 25 (12.02%) Siebel EIM
4 18 (8.65%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (3.85%) DB2
6 7 (3.37%) RDBMS
6 7 (3.37%) PowerCenter
6 7 (3.37%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.44%) MySQL
7 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.96%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.96%) OLAP
8 2 (0.96%) Spotfire
8 2 (0.96%) Data Mart
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 7 (3.37%) NUnit
2 6 (2.88%) Subversion
2 6 (2.88%) Maven
2 6 (2.88%) Hudson
3 5 (2.40%) JIRA
3 5 (2.40%) Ant
3 5 (2.40%) ERwin
4 4 (1.92%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.92%) JUnit
4 4 (1.92%) ClearCase
4 4 (1.92%) TortoiseSVN
5 3 (1.44%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.44%) Rational Rose
5 3 (1.44%) FitNesse
5 3 (1.44%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.96%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.96%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.48%) Introscope
7 1 (0.48%) Xcode
General
1 43 (20.67%) Finance
2 11 (5.29%) Banking
3 9 (4.33%) Marketing
4 8 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.88%) Advertising
5 6 (2.88%) Retail
6 4 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.44%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.44%) Legal
8 2 (0.96%) Publishing
8 2 (0.96%) Front Office
8 2 (0.96%) Back Office
9 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.48%) Billing
Job Titles
1 96 (46.15%) Architect
2 62 (29.81%) Developer
3 52 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 25 (12.02%) Integration Architect
5 24 (11.54%) Siebel Developer
6 17 (8.17%) Consultant
7 11 (5.29%) Senior Developer
7 11 (5.29%) Senior Siebel Developer
8 9 (4.33%) Technical Architect
9 8 (3.85%) Analyst
10 7 (3.37%) Java Developer
10 7 (3.37%) Applications Architect
10 7 (3.37%) Designer
11 6 (2.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 6 (2.88%) Oracle Developer
12 5 (2.40%) Siebel Consultant
12 5 (2.40%) Digital Architect
12 5 (2.40%) Digital Solutions Architect
13 4 (1.92%) UI Developer
13 4 (1.92%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (27.88%) Web Services
2 49 (23.56%) Middleware
3 33 (15.87%) XML
4 27 (12.98%) J2EE
5 20 (9.62%) SOAP
6 19 (9.13%) .NET
7 17 (8.17%) EJB
7 17 (8.17%) REST
8 16 (7.69%) XSD
9 15 (7.21%) Spring
10 10 (4.81%) WCF
11 9 (4.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 9 (4.33%) XSLT
11 9 (4.33%) JMS
11 9 (4.33%) HTML
11 9 (4.33%) ASP.NET
12 7 (3.37%) ODBC
13 6 (2.88%) WSDL
13 6 (2.88%) JSP
13 6 (2.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.33%) Data Integration
3 9 (4.33%) Social Media
4 7 (3.37%) DataPower
4 7 (3.37%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.44%) Open Source
5 3 (1.44%) Taxonomies
5 3 (1.44%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.44%) Clustering
6 2 (0.96%) CESG
6 2 (0.96%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.96%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.96%) Web 2.0
6 2 (0.96%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.48%) iSeries
7 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.48%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.50%) Windows
2 24 (11.54%) UNIX
3 14 (6.73%) Linux
4 6 (2.88%) AIX
5 4 (1.92%) HPUX
5 4 (1.92%) Windows NT
5 4 (1.92%) zOS
5 4 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (0.96%) Solaris
7 1 (0.48%) Android
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (51.92%) SOA
2 38 (18.27%) Workflow
3 32 (15.38%) CRM
4 26 (12.50%) ETL
4 26 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (12.02%) TOGAF
6 22 (10.58%) Migration
7 21 (10.10%) Data Modelling
7 21 (10.10%) UML
8 17 (8.17%) Unit Testing
9 15 (7.21%) Data Migration
9 15 (7.21%) Data Architecture
10 14 (6.73%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (6.25%) Analytics
12 12 (5.77%) Zachman Framework
12 12 (5.77%) OO
13 11 (5.29%) Project Management
13 11 (5.29%) Validation
13 11 (5.29%) Enterprise Architecture
14 10 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 69 (33.17%) Java
2 62 (29.81%) SQL
3 17 (8.17%) PL/SQL
4 12 (5.77%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.81%) VB
6 6 (2.88%) VBScript
7 4 (1.92%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.92%) C#
8 3 (1.44%) Perl
9 2 (0.96%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.96%) MATLAB
9 2 (0.96%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.96%) XPath
10 1 (0.48%) Scala
10 1 (0.48%) Python
10 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.48%) C
10 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.48%) RPG
10 1 (0.48%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (4.81%) SC Cleared
1 10 (4.81%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.85%) Siebel Certification
3 4 (1.92%) IBM Certification
4 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.44%) Degree
4 3 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.96%) MCSE
5 2 (0.96%) ISEB
5 2 (0.96%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.29%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.48%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 8 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.44%) CA LISA
2 3 (1.44%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.48%) MOM
3 1 (0.48%) Netcool
Vendors
1 68 (32.69%) Oracle
2 37 (17.79%) Siebel
3 27 (12.98%) Microsoft
4 24 (11.54%) IBM
5 22 (10.58%) TIBCO
6 20 (9.62%) webMethods
7 16 (7.69%) Informatica
8 15 (7.21%) SAP
9 11 (5.29%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (3.85%) HP
10 8 (3.85%) Software AG
11 4 (1.92%) CA
12 3 (1.44%) Sage
12 3 (1.44%) VMware
12 3 (1.44%) NetSuite
12 3 (1.44%) Green Hat
12 3 (1.44%) Talend
12 3 (1.44%) BEA
13 2 (0.96%) Splunk
13 2 (0.96%) Tableau
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