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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 502 503 439
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -64
Contract jobs citing EAI 111 75 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.15% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.20% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 45 63
Average daily rate
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£445 £420 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.95% -5.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £353 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £405 £440
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -7.95%
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
41873 37624 36372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.63% 73.75% 71.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27230 23353 21214
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1164 1139 1463
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +35 104 £450 +7.14% 22
London +9 43 £500 +18.34% 11
South East -9 20 £440 -12.00% 7
West Midlands 0 15 £425 - 1
City of London +30 14 £500 +19.04% 6
Surrey -1 9 £550 - 1
East of England -16 9 £500 +25.00% 2
North West -1 8 £425 -
Oxfordshire - 7 £430 -
Oxford - 7 £430 -
Coventry - 5 £425 -
Lancashire -22 4 £425 -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Scotland - 4 - -
Manchester - 3 £425 -
Berkshire - 3 £608 - 1
South West -44 2 £375 -4.45%
Yorkshire - 2 £463 -
East Midlands +5 1 £525 -12.50% 1
Cheshire +3 1 - -
Birmingham -2 1 - -
Northamptonshire -12 1 £525 -12.50% 1
Hampshire - 1 £475 -
Northampton - 1 £525 -
Reading - 1 - - 1
Staines - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 2

EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 115 (53.99%) SOA
2 75 (35.21%) Oracle
3 72 (33.80%) Web Services
4 67 (31.46%) SQL
5 62 (29.11%) Java
6 58 (27.23%) XML
7 54 (25.35%) Enterprise Software
8 49 (23.00%) Middleware
9 46 (21.60%) Data Modelling
10 42 (19.72%) Siebel
11 35 (16.43%) CRM
12 33 (15.49%) ETL
12 33 (15.49%) Microsoft
12 33 (15.49%) Workflow
13 31 (14.55%) SOAP
14 30 (14.08%) UNIX
14 30 (14.08%) SQL Server
14 30 (14.08%) Finance
14 30 (14.08%) Siebel EIM
15 27 (12.68%) Migration
15 27 (12.68%) Relational Database
16 26 (12.21%) J2EE
16 26 (12.21%) IBM
16 26 (12.21%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (11.74%) XSD
17 25 (11.74%) Agile Software Development
17 25 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (11.27%) REST
19 23 (10.80%) UML
19 23 (10.80%) .NET

EAI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 15 (7.04%) WebSphere
2 14 (6.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (5.63%) Mule
3 12 (5.63%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (5.16%) WebLogic
5 10 (4.69%) JBoss
6 8 (3.76%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.88%) IIS
7 4 (1.88%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (1.41%) Confluence
8 3 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.41%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (1.41%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.94%) MQSI
9 2 (0.94%) Apache
9 2 (0.94%) Liferay
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.88%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.41%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.94%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.94%) CSG Singleview
3 2 (0.94%) Siebel Analytics
3 2 (0.94%) GoldMine
3 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.47%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.47%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.47%) Tridion
4 1 (0.47%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.47%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.41%) SMTP
1 3 (1.41%) FTP
2 2 (0.94%) HTTP
3 1 (0.47%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (14.08%) SQL Server
1 30 (14.08%) Siebel EIM
2 27 (12.68%) Relational Database
3 19 (8.92%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (7.04%) Oracle Database
5 11 (5.16%) PowerCenter
5 11 (5.16%) MySQL
6 8 (3.76%) DB2
7 7 (3.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (3.29%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (2.82%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (1.41%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.94%) Data Mart
10 2 (0.94%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.94%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.94%) EDRMS
10 2 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.94%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (4.23%) ERwin
2 7 (3.29%) Subversion
3 6 (2.82%) JIRA
4 5 (2.35%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.88%) Rational Rose
5 4 (1.88%) JUnit
6 3 (1.41%) FitNesse
6 3 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.41%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.41%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.41%) Introscope
6 3 (1.41%) Xcode
7 2 (0.94%) Maven
7 2 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.94%) Ant
7 2 (0.94%) Hudson
7 2 (0.94%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.47%) Selenium
8 1 (0.47%) jMock
General
1 30 (14.08%) Finance
2 11 (5.16%) Banking
3 10 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.29%) Marketing
5 5 (2.35%) Billing
5 5 (2.35%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.88%) Advertising
7 3 (1.41%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.41%) Front Office
7 3 (1.41%) Publishing
8 2 (0.94%) Legal
8 2 (0.94%) Back Office
8 2 (0.94%) Retail
9 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 90 (42.25%) Architect
2 52 (24.41%) Developer
3 42 (19.72%) Solutions Architect
4 21 (9.86%) Integration Architect
5 19 (8.92%) Siebel Developer
6 15 (7.04%) Consultant
7 12 (5.63%) Technical Architect
7 12 (5.63%) Analyst
8 9 (4.23%) Java Developer
9 6 (2.82%) Data Architect
9 6 (2.82%) Siebel Consultant
9 6 (2.82%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 6 (2.82%) Designer
9 6 (2.82%) Database Manager
10 5 (2.35%) Digital Architect
10 5 (2.35%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.35%) Siebel Configurator
10 5 (2.35%) Applications Architect
11 4 (1.88%) Test Analyst
11 4 (1.88%) Siebel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (33.80%) Web Services
2 58 (27.23%) XML
3 49 (23.00%) Middleware
4 31 (14.55%) SOAP
5 26 (12.21%) J2EE
6 25 (11.74%) XSD
7 24 (11.27%) REST
8 23 (10.80%) .NET
9 17 (7.98%) EJB
10 15 (7.04%) HTML
11 14 (6.57%) Spring
12 11 (5.16%) JMS
12 11 (5.16%) XSLT
13 10 (4.69%) WCF
14 8 (3.76%) WSDL
14 8 (3.76%) Java EE
15 7 (3.29%) ASP.NET
15 7 (3.29%) MSMQ
15 7 (3.29%) ODBC
16 6 (2.82%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (25.35%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (8.92%) Data Integration
4 10 (4.69%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.23%) Social Media
6 7 (3.29%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.82%) DataPower
7 6 (2.82%) Statistics
8 4 (1.88%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.88%) Kindle
8 4 (1.88%) Open Source
9 3 (1.41%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.41%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.41%) Clustering
10 2 (0.94%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.94%) CESG
10 2 (0.94%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.94%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.94%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.94%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.08%) UNIX
2 22 (10.33%) Windows
3 11 (5.16%) Linux
4 6 (2.82%) AIX
5 4 (1.88%) Solaris
6 3 (1.41%) Android
7 2 (0.94%) HPUX
7 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (53.99%) SOA
2 46 (21.60%) Data Modelling
3 35 (16.43%) CRM
4 33 (15.49%) ETL
4 33 (15.49%) Workflow
5 27 (12.68%) Migration
6 26 (12.21%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (11.74%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (10.80%) UML
9 22 (10.33%) Data Architecture
10 19 (8.92%) TOGAF
10 19 (8.92%) Physical Data Model
11 18 (8.45%) Data Management
12 17 (7.98%) OO
12 17 (7.98%) Unit Testing
13 16 (7.51%) Enterprise Architecture
14 15 (7.04%) Data Migration
14 15 (7.04%) Analytics
15 14 (6.57%) Performance Tuning
16 13 (6.10%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (31.46%) SQL
2 62 (29.11%) Java
3 17 (7.98%) PL/SQL
4 16 (7.51%) C#
5 14 (6.57%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.76%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.82%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.88%) VB
8 4 (1.88%) ActionScript
9 3 (1.41%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.94%) VBA
10 2 (0.94%) VBScript
11 1 (0.47%) XPath
11 1 (0.47%) RPG
11 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (4.23%) SC Cleared
1 9 (4.23%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.76%) Degree
3 2 (0.94%) ISEB
3 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.94%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.47%) MCSE
4 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.29%) QA
2 4 (1.88%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.88%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.94%) SLA
4 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.47%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.88%) Oracle EDQ
2 3 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.41%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.47%) Control-M
3 1 (0.47%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 75 (35.21%) Oracle
2 42 (19.72%) Siebel
3 33 (15.49%) Microsoft
4 26 (12.21%) IBM
5 21 (9.86%) SAP
6 19 (8.92%) TIBCO
7 16 (7.51%) webMethods
8 15 (7.04%) Informatica
9 9 (4.23%) Software AG
9 9 (4.23%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (3.76%) CA
10 8 (3.76%) HP
11 4 (1.88%) Splunk
12 3 (1.41%) Green Hat
12 3 (1.41%) Sybase
12 3 (1.41%) ATG
12 3 (1.41%) Perforce
12 3 (1.41%) VMware
13 2 (0.94%) GUPTA
13 2 (0.94%) BEA
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