The table below looks at the statistics for EAI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EAI over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
UK
Rank 543 514 503
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -11
Contract jobs citing EAI 39 113 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.27% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 62 74
Median daily rate £525 £438 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £372 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £438 £435
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
36177 41516 39910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.16% 81.70% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 26915 25773
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1195 1052
Median hourly rate £34.50 £38.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% +54.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

EAI
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing EAI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EAI within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -42 39 £525 +16.66% 9
London +7 26 £550 +37.50% 6
Yorkshire - 8 £518 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £518 -
Leeds - 8 £518 -
City of London -13 6 £558 +11.50% 2
South East +3 3 £525 +5.00%
Berkshire +15 1 - -
Surrey +13 1 - -
Milton Keynes +10 1 £525 +23.52%
Buckinghamshire +7 1 £525 +23.52%
Bristol -6 1 - - 1
South West -9 1 - - 2

EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing EAI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for EAI.

1 51 (59.30%) SOA
2 38 (44.19%) Web Services
3 35 (40.70%) SOAP
3 35 (40.70%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (29.07%) Middleware
5 22 (25.58%) Java
6 21 (24.42%) XML
7 19 (22.09%) SQL
8 18 (20.93%) REST
9 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (18.60%) .NET
9 16 (18.60%) B2B
10 15 (17.44%) J2EE
10 15 (17.44%) UML
11 14 (16.28%) Data Modelling
12 13 (15.12%) Finance
12 13 (15.12%) IBM
13 12 (13.95%) ETL
13 12 (13.95%) XSD
14 11 (12.79%) Oracle
14 11 (12.79%) Siebel
14 11 (12.79%) JMS
14 11 (12.79%) Firewall
14 11 (12.79%) Workflow
14 11 (12.79%) Migration
14 11 (12.79%) Project Management
14 11 (12.79%) Banking
14 11 (12.79%) QA
15 10 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
15 10 (11.63%) FTP

EAI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.47%) Mule
1 9 (10.47%) Mule ESB
2 8 (9.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.65%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.49%) JBoss
6 2 (2.33%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.33%) NetWeaver
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.16%) IIS
7 1 (1.16%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (2.33%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.16%) SAP AFS
3 1 (1.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.33%) Boomi
2 2 (2.33%) iPaaS
2 2 (2.33%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.16%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.79%) Firewall
2 10 (11.63%) FTP
2 10 (11.63%) HTTP
3 9 (10.47%) HTTPS
3 9 (10.47%) SSL
4 7 (8.14%) Kerberos
4 7 (8.14%) WinSCP
5 6 (6.98%) MPLS
5 6 (6.98%) SAN
6 3 (3.49%) Ethernet
6 3 (3.49%) Internet
6 3 (3.49%) IPsec
6 3 (3.49%) VPN
6 3 (3.49%) WAN
7 1 (1.16%) 3G
7 1 (1.16%) DNS
7 1 (1.16%) LTE
7 1 (1.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (8.14%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.65%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.65%) Siebel EIM
5 2 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.33%) Redis
5 2 (2.33%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.16%) Big Data
6 1 (1.16%) DTS
6 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.16%) MySQL
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.14%) ClearCase
1 7 (8.14%) XMLSpy
2 4 (4.65%) JUnit
3 3 (3.49%) Ant
3 3 (3.49%) Checkstyle
3 3 (3.49%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.49%) IntelliJ
3 3 (3.49%) Maven
3 3 (3.49%) SoapUI
3 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.49%) XMLUnit
4 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.16%) Log4j
4 1 (1.16%) Rational Rose
4 1 (1.16%) Subversion
4 1 (1.16%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (15.12%) Finance
2 11 (12.79%) Banking
3 9 (10.47%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.81%) Retail
5 4 (4.65%) Billing
6 2 (2.33%) Marketing
7 1 (1.16%) Back Office
7 1 (1.16%) Legal
7 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (46.51%) Architect
2 29 (33.72%) Developer
3 15 (17.44%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (13.95%) Data Architect
5 9 (10.47%) Integration Architect
6 8 (9.30%) Consultant
6 8 (9.30%) Integration Developer
6 8 (9.30%) OSS Architect
7 6 (6.98%) Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Data Centre Architect
7 6 (6.98%) Data Migration Architect
7 6 (6.98%) Migration Architect
7 6 (6.98%) MuleSoft Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.65%) .NET Architect
9 4 (4.65%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) EAI Architect
9 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (3.49%) Siebel Developer
10 3 (3.49%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (44.19%) Web Services
2 35 (40.70%) SOAP
3 25 (29.07%) Middleware
4 21 (24.42%) XML
5 18 (20.93%) REST
6 16 (18.60%) .NET
7 15 (17.44%) J2EE
8 12 (13.95%) XSD
9 11 (12.79%) JMS
10 10 (11.63%) XSL
10 10 (11.63%) XSLT
11 7 (8.14%) Apache Axis
11 7 (8.14%) WSDL
12 6 (6.98%) EJB
12 6 (6.98%) JSON
12 6 (6.98%) Servlets
13 5 (5.81%) JDBC
14 4 (4.65%) .NET Framework
14 4 (4.65%) Spring
15 3 (3.49%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (40.70%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.14%) DataPower
3 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.98%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.65%) Clustering
4 4 (4.65%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.33%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.16%) PKI
7 1 (1.16%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.30%) Unix
2 7 (8.14%) Windows
3 4 (4.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (59.30%) SOA
2 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.60%) B2B
3 15 (17.44%) UML
4 14 (16.28%) Data Modelling
5 12 (13.95%) ETL
6 11 (12.79%) Migration
6 11 (12.79%) Project Management
6 11 (12.79%) Workflow
7 10 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (10.47%) E-Commerce
8 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (8.14%) Defect Tracking
10 7 (8.14%) SDLC
10 7 (8.14%) Unit Testing
11 6 (6.98%) API Development
11 6 (6.98%) CRM
11 6 (6.98%) Network Management
12 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.58%) Java
2 19 (22.09%) SQL
3 4 (4.65%) XPath
4 3 (3.49%) C#
5 2 (2.33%) ABAP
5 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.79%) QA
2 3 (3.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.16%) MOM
Vendors
1 13 (15.12%) IBM
2 11 (12.79%) Oracle
2 11 (12.79%) Siebel
3 9 (10.47%) MuleSoft
4 8 (9.30%) HP
5 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.98%) TIBCO
6 4 (4.65%) Cisco
6 4 (4.65%) SAP
7 3 (3.49%) Infovista
7 3 (3.49%) Riverbed
8 2 (2.33%) Kronos
8 2 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.33%) WorldPay
9 1 (1.16%) ATG
9 1 (1.16%) BEA
9 1 (1.16%) Juniper
9 1 (1.16%) Solace
9 1 (1.16%) Talend
9 1 (1.16%) webMethods