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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 489 504 425
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -79
Contract jobs citing EAI 106 78 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.20% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 46 69
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£440 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £363 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £550 £569
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -
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
41096 38070 35468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.77% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26903 23461 20857
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1170 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
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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 -2 98 £450 +5.88% 20
London +32 46 £475 +12.42% 9
South East -14 19 £475 +5.55% 7
West Midlands -2 14 £425 - 2
City of London +16 13 £425 +1.19% 5
Oxfordshire - 7 £430 -
Surrey -5 5 £550 +22.22% 1
Coventry - 5 £425 -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Scotland - 4 - -
Milton Keynes -15 3 £475 - 3
Buckinghamshire -15 3 £475 +11.76% 3
Berkshire - 3 £539 - 2
North West -8 2 £450 +5.88%
Yorkshire - 2 £463 -
South West -29 1 £375 -1.63%
Hampshire - 1 £475 - 1
Reading - 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £470 - 1
Manchester - 1 £450 -
Northampton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Horsham - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Staines - - - -
Swindon - - - -

EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 107 (51.94%) SOA
2 73 (35.44%) SQL
3 68 (33.01%) Oracle
4 67 (32.52%) Web Services
5 63 (30.58%) Java
6 58 (28.16%) Enterprise Software
7 46 (22.33%) XML
8 42 (20.39%) Middleware
9 41 (19.90%) Finance
9 41 (19.90%) Siebel
10 36 (17.48%) ETL
11 35 (16.99%) Relational Database
12 34 (16.50%) Workflow
13 33 (16.02%) Data Modelling
14 32 (15.53%) CRM
15 31 (15.05%) SQL Server
16 30 (14.56%) Microsoft
17 28 (13.59%) Siebel EIM
18 26 (12.62%) Migration
18 26 (12.62%) J2EE
18 26 (12.62%) SOAP
19 25 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
20 24 (11.65%) IBM
20 24 (11.65%) UNIX
20 24 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
21 23 (11.17%) TOGAF
22 21 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
23 20 (9.71%) REST
23 20 (9.71%) Data Integration
23 20 (9.71%) PL/SQL

EAI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 13 (6.31%) WebSphere
2 12 (5.83%) Mule
2 12 (5.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (5.34%) WebLogic
4 9 (4.37%) JBoss
4 9 (4.37%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (3.88%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.91%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.94%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (1.46%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.46%) Confluence
8 3 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.46%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.97%) Liferay
9 2 (0.97%) MQSI
9 2 (0.97%) SAS
9 2 (0.97%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.49%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.94%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.94%) MS Office
3 2 (0.97%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.94%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.46%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.46%) SAP CRM
2 3 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.46%) GoldMine
3 2 (0.97%) Siebel Analytics
4 1 (0.49%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.49%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.49%) Tridion
4 1 (0.49%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.49%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.49%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.46%) FTP
1 3 (1.46%) SMTP
1 3 (1.46%) Firewall
2 2 (0.97%) HTTP
2 2 (0.97%) Intranet
2 2 (0.97%) Internet
2 2 (0.97%) Extranet
3 1 (0.49%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.99%) Relational Database
2 31 (15.05%) SQL Server
3 28 (13.59%) Siebel EIM
4 20 (9.71%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (6.31%) Oracle Database
6 11 (5.34%) PowerCenter
7 10 (4.85%) MySQL
8 7 (3.40%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (3.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.91%) Data Mining
10 5 (2.43%) DB2
11 4 (1.94%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.46%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.97%) Spotfire
13 2 (0.97%) Data Mart
13 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (4.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 9 (4.37%) ERwin
2 6 (2.91%) JIRA
2 6 (2.91%) Subversion
2 6 (2.91%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.46%) JUnit
3 3 (1.46%) Rational Rose
3 3 (1.46%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.46%) Introscope
3 3 (1.46%) Xcode
3 3 (1.46%) FitNesse
4 2 (0.97%) Hudson
4 2 (0.97%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.97%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.97%) Maven
4 2 (0.97%) JDeveloper
4 2 (0.97%) Ant
5 1 (0.49%) StyleCop
General
1 41 (19.90%) Finance
2 12 (5.83%) Banking
3 11 (5.34%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.85%) Marketing
5 6 (2.91%) Retail
6 5 (2.43%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.94%) Advertising
8 3 (1.46%) Front Office
8 3 (1.46%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.97%) Back Office
9 2 (0.97%) Publishing
10 1 (0.49%) Legal
10 1 (0.49%) Electronics
10 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.49%) Billing
Job Titles
1 89 (43.20%) Architect
2 56 (27.18%) Developer
3 42 (20.39%) Solutions Architect
4 24 (11.65%) Siebel Developer
5 21 (10.19%) Integration Architect
6 14 (6.80%) Consultant
7 12 (5.83%) Technical Architect
8 11 (5.34%) Senior Developer
8 11 (5.34%) Senior Siebel Developer
9 9 (4.37%) Analyst
10 8 (3.88%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.40%) Applications Architect
12 6 (2.91%) Database Manager
12 6 (2.91%) Designer
12 6 (2.91%) Technical Solutions Architect
13 5 (2.43%) Data Architect
13 5 (2.43%) Siebel Consultant
13 5 (2.43%) Digital Solutions Architect
13 5 (2.43%) Digital Architect
14 4 (1.94%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (32.52%) Web Services
2 46 (22.33%) XML
3 42 (20.39%) Middleware
4 26 (12.62%) J2EE
4 26 (12.62%) SOAP
5 20 (9.71%) REST
6 19 (9.22%) XSD
7 17 (8.25%) EJB
7 17 (8.25%) .NET
8 14 (6.80%) HTML
9 13 (6.31%) Spring
10 8 (3.88%) WCF
10 8 (3.88%) XSLT
11 7 (3.40%) ODBC
11 7 (3.40%) JMS
11 7 (3.40%) Java EE
12 6 (2.91%) WSDL
12 6 (2.91%) JSP
13 5 (2.43%) HTML5
13 5 (2.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 58 (28.16%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (9.71%) Data Integration
4 9 (4.37%) Social Media
5 8 (3.88%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.40%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.91%) Statistics
8 4 (1.94%) Kindle
8 4 (1.94%) DataPower
8 4 (1.94%) Open Source
9 3 (1.46%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.46%) Clustering
9 3 (1.46%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.97%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.97%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.97%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.97%) CESG
10 2 (0.97%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.97%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.49%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.65%) UNIX
2 19 (9.22%) Windows
3 8 (3.88%) Linux
4 6 (2.91%) AIX
5 3 (1.46%) Solaris
5 3 (1.46%) Android
6 1 (0.49%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (51.94%) SOA
2 36 (17.48%) ETL
3 34 (16.50%) Workflow
4 33 (16.02%) Data Modelling
5 32 (15.53%) CRM
6 26 (12.62%) Migration
7 25 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (11.17%) TOGAF
10 19 (9.22%) UML
10 19 (9.22%) Data Architecture
11 17 (8.25%) Physical Data Model
12 15 (7.28%) Analytics
12 15 (7.28%) Unit Testing
12 15 (7.28%) Data Migration
13 14 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
13 14 (6.80%) Project Management
14 13 (6.31%) Scrum
14 13 (6.31%) Enterprise Architecture
15 12 (5.83%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 73 (35.44%) SQL
2 63 (30.58%) Java
3 20 (9.71%) PL/SQL
4 19 (9.22%) JavaScript
5 12 (5.83%) C#
6 11 (5.34%) VB
7 8 (3.88%) Shell Script
7 8 (3.88%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.40%) VBScript
9 4 (1.94%) ActionScript
10 3 (1.46%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.97%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.97%) VBA
12 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.49%) RPG
12 1 (0.49%) C
12 1 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (4.85%) SC Cleared
1 10 (4.85%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.40%) Siebel Certification
3 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.46%) Degree
4 2 (0.97%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.97%) ISEB
4 2 (0.97%) MCSE
5 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.40%) QA
2 4 (1.94%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.97%) SLA
4 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.49%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 10 (4.85%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.97%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.49%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 68 (33.01%) Oracle
2 41 (19.90%) Siebel
3 30 (14.56%) Microsoft
4 24 (11.65%) IBM
5 19 (9.22%) SAP
6 17 (8.25%) TIBCO
7 15 (7.28%) webMethods
7 15 (7.28%) Informatica
8 12 (5.83%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (4.37%) Software AG
10 8 (3.88%) CA
10 8 (3.88%) HP
11 4 (1.94%) Splunk
12 3 (1.46%) Sage
12 3 (1.46%) VMware
12 3 (1.46%) Perforce
12 3 (1.46%) NetSuite
13 2 (0.97%) Green Hat
13 2 (0.97%) Talend
13 2 (0.97%) Tableau
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