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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 514 509 504
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing EAI 82 86 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 59 23
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£499 £400 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.84% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £348 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £483 £632
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £405 £500
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -19.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
41173 39816 35317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.21% 75.21% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26232 25172 21131
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1182 1174 1060
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -11.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.77 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £50.00 £49.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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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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
England -30 77 £499 +24.68% 21
London -16 27 £487 +21.71% 12
East Midlands +11 13 £340 - 1
South East +1 11 £450 -28.00% 4
West Midlands -5 10 £550 +28.65% 2
City of London +13 9 £499 +42.67% 5
Northamptonshire +7 9 £225 -
North West -14 7 £569 +52.88%
Buckinghamshire +9 6 £450 +38.46%
Milton Keynes +8 6 £450 +38.46%
South West +17 5 £638 - 2
Manchester - 5 £613 -
Coventry +1 3 £550 +28.65%
East of England -9 3 £500 +25.00%
Hampshire - 3 £350 -
Wiltshire - 3 £638 -
Hertfordshire -12 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 £425 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £550 - 1
Bristol - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 - -
Stevenage - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £638 -
Surrey +11 1 - -
Warwickshire +3 1 - -
Scotland +1 1 - -
South Yorkshire -11 1 - -
Yorkshire -21 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £550 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -

EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 103 (57.54%) SOA
2 60 (33.52%) Middleware
2 60 (33.52%) Oracle
3 52 (29.05%) Java
4 51 (28.49%) Web Services
5 46 (25.70%) SOAP
6 44 (24.58%) IBM
7 40 (22.35%) Finance
8 37 (20.67%) Enterprise Software
9 35 (19.55%) XML
9 35 (19.55%) REST
10 34 (18.99%) WebSphere
11 33 (18.44%) SQL Server
11 33 (18.44%) Relational Database
12 32 (17.88%) SQL
12 32 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (17.32%) TIBCO
14 29 (16.20%) Workflow
15 27 (15.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
16 26 (14.53%) J2EE
17 25 (13.97%) CRM
17 25 (13.97%) Microsoft
18 23 (12.85%) Siebel
19 22 (12.29%) UML
19 22 (12.29%) .NET
19 22 (12.29%) ETL
20 20 (11.17%) webMethods
21 19 (10.61%) SAP
22 18 (10.06%) MQSeries
22 18 (10.06%) DataPower

EAI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 34 (18.99%) WebSphere
2 18 (10.06%) MQSeries
3 12 (6.70%) Oracle Workflow
4 10 (5.59%) WebLogic
5 9 (5.03%) JBoss
6 7 (3.91%) AquaLogic
6 7 (3.91%) Documentum
6 7 (3.91%) Apache
6 7 (3.91%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.91%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (2.79%) JCAPS
8 4 (2.23%) WebLogic Integration
8 4 (2.23%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (1.68%) Mule
9 3 (1.68%) Apache ServiceMix
9 3 (1.68%) IIS
10 2 (1.12%) NetWeaver
10 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.12%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 5 (2.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (5.59%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.23%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (1.68%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.12%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) SaaS
1 2 (1.12%) PaaS
1 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.12%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.56%) GitHub
2 1 (0.56%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.03%) Firewall
1 9 (5.03%) Internet
2 7 (3.91%) Extranet
2 7 (3.91%) Intranet
3 4 (2.23%) HTTP
3 4 (2.23%) LDAP
4 3 (1.68%) DNS
5 2 (1.12%) X.500
5 2 (1.12%) SSL
5 2 (1.12%) FTP
6 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.44%) SQL Server
1 33 (18.44%) Relational Database
2 16 (8.94%) Siebel EIM
3 8 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.47%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.79%) DB2
4 5 (2.79%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.23%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.23%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.68%) MySQL
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.12%) MarkLogic
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.56%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (6.70%) SoapUI
2 9 (5.03%) Maven
3 7 (3.91%) NUnit
3 7 (3.91%) Subversion
3 7 (3.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (3.35%) Eclipse
4 6 (3.35%) JUnit
4 6 (3.35%) Lombardi
4 6 (3.35%) Hudson
5 4 (2.23%) Ant
5 4 (2.23%) ClearCase
5 4 (2.23%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (1.12%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.56%) JIRA
7 1 (0.56%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.56%) TestNG
7 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
General
1 40 (22.35%) Finance
2 11 (6.15%) Marketing
3 8 (4.47%) Banking
3 8 (4.47%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.91%) Retail
5 5 (2.79%) Advertising
6 3 (1.68%) Legal
6 3 (1.68%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.12%) Automotive
8 1 (0.56%) Local Government
8 1 (0.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 83 (46.37%) Architect
2 63 (35.20%) Developer
3 36 (20.11%) Solutions Architect
4 28 (15.64%) Integration Architect
5 19 (10.61%) Siebel Developer
6 15 (8.38%) Consultant
7 14 (7.82%) Senior Developer
8 10 (5.59%) Senior Siebel Developer
8 10 (5.59%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.47%) Oracle Developer
10 7 (3.91%) Digital Architect
10 7 (3.91%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.35%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.35%) Middleware Architect
12 5 (2.79%) SOA Developer
12 5 (2.79%) TIBCO Consultant
12 5 (2.79%) Project Manager
13 4 (2.23%) Web Architect
13 4 (2.23%) webMethods Developer
13 4 (2.23%) Siebel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (33.52%) Middleware
2 51 (28.49%) Web Services
3 46 (25.70%) SOAP
4 35 (19.55%) XML
4 35 (19.55%) REST
5 27 (15.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 26 (14.53%) J2EE
7 22 (12.29%) .NET
8 17 (9.50%) WSDL
9 16 (8.94%) ASP.NET
10 14 (7.82%) Java EE
11 13 (7.26%) XSD
12 11 (6.15%) WCF
12 11 (6.15%) Spring
12 11 (6.15%) JMS
13 10 (5.59%) XSLT
13 10 (5.59%) EJB
13 10 (5.59%) Oracle Fusion
14 7 (3.91%) .NET Framework
14 7 (3.91%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.67%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (10.06%) DataPower
3 6 (3.35%) User Experience
3 6 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.23%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.68%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.68%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.12%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.12%) Clustering
6 2 (1.12%) GIS
6 2 (1.12%) iSeries
6 2 (1.12%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.56%) CMDB
7 1 (0.56%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.94%) Windows
2 13 (7.26%) Linux
3 9 (5.03%) UNIX
4 4 (2.23%) zOS
4 4 (2.23%) Windows NT
4 4 (2.23%) HPUX
4 4 (2.23%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (1.12%) Solaris
5 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.12%) Android
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (57.54%) SOA
2 32 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (16.20%) Workflow
4 25 (13.97%) CRM
5 22 (12.29%) UML
5 22 (12.29%) ETL
6 15 (8.38%) Migration
7 14 (7.82%) E-Commerce
8 13 (7.26%) Waterfall
8 13 (7.26%) ERP
9 12 (6.70%) Use Case
9 12 (6.70%) Integration Testing
10 11 (6.15%) TOGAF
11 10 (5.59%) Data Management
11 10 (5.59%) Analytics
12 9 (5.03%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (5.03%) SDLC
12 9 (5.03%) MVC
13 8 (4.47%) Data Modelling
13 8 (4.47%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (29.05%) Java
2 32 (17.88%) SQL
3 15 (8.38%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.59%) PL/SQL
5 9 (5.03%) VB
6 7 (3.91%) VBScript
6 7 (3.91%) C#
7 5 (2.79%) PHP
8 3 (1.68%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.68%) Perl
9 2 (1.12%) Prolog
9 2 (1.12%) XQuery
9 2 (1.12%) RPG
10 1 (0.56%) XPath
10 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.56%) Scala
10 1 (0.56%) Python
10 1 (0.56%) C++
10 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (6.70%) Degree
2 10 (5.59%) SC Cleared
2 10 (5.59%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.03%) Siebel Certification
4 4 (2.23%) IBM Certification
5 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.56%) MCTS
6 1 (0.56%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.91%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) COREP
2 2 (1.12%) FINREP
2 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.12%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (6.15%) CA LISA
2 7 (3.91%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.12%) TIBCO Hawk
3 2 (1.12%) MOM
4 1 (0.56%) Netcool
Vendors
1 60 (33.52%) Oracle
2 44 (24.58%) IBM
3 31 (17.32%) TIBCO
4 25 (13.97%) Microsoft
5 23 (12.85%) Siebel
6 20 (11.17%) webMethods
7 19 (10.61%) SAP
8 11 (6.15%) Green Hat
8 11 (6.15%) Solace
9 7 (3.91%) Informatica
10 6 (3.35%) Endeca
10 6 (3.35%) Pega
11 4 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.68%) ServiceNow
13 2 (1.12%) Sage
13 2 (1.12%) Adobe
13 2 (1.12%) Kronos
13 2 (1.12%) Google
13 2 (1.12%) TOWER Software
13 2 (1.12%) Teradata
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