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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 519 512 484
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -28
Contract jobs citing EAI 107 100 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 77 43
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £363 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 98 £500 +6.38% 18
London +8 44 £475 +18.75% 12
West Midlands -3 17 £500 -0.99%
City of London +46 16 £500 +33.33% 2
South West +20 16 £425 -5.55% 1
South East +5 12 £500 +5.26% 1
Bristol +7 8 £550 +22.22%
Scotland +2 8 £225 -
Wiltshire - 8 £425 -
Hampshire - 8 £550 -
Swindon - 8 £425 -
East of England -4 7 £550 +4.76%
Birmingham - 7 £550 -
Glasgow - 7 £225 -
Southampton - 6 £550 -
Cambridgeshire +14 4 £550 +15.18%
Portsmouth - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire +8 3 £425 -12.86%
Milton Keynes -3 3 £425 -12.86%
Cambridge -5 3 £550 +15.18%
Croydon - 3 £463 -
North West -18 2 - - 1
Shropshire - 2 - -
Telford - 2 - -
Berkshire +2 1 £500 +6.38%
Bedfordshire -3 1 £588 +11.90%
Edinburgh -15 1 - -
Manchester -17 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 £550 -

EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 102 (48.80%) SOA
2 95 (45.45%) Java
3 83 (39.71%) Web Services
4 81 (38.76%) Oracle
5 72 (34.45%) XML
6 65 (31.10%) REST
7 61 (29.19%) Middleware
8 52 (24.88%) SOAP
9 51 (24.40%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (21.53%) HTML
10 45 (21.53%) Siebel
11 42 (20.10%) Finance
12 38 (18.18%) JSON
13 37 (17.70%) ETL
14 36 (17.22%) HTTP
14 36 (17.22%) SQL
15 32 (15.31%) JavaScript
15 32 (15.31%) .NET
15 32 (15.31%) CRM
16 30 (14.35%) UML
17 29 (13.88%) OO
17 29 (13.88%) J2EE
18 28 (13.40%) IBM
18 28 (13.40%) Enterprise Software
19 27 (12.92%) SQL Server
20 26 (12.44%) jQuery
21 25 (11.96%) Security Cleared
21 25 (11.96%) HTML5
21 25 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
22 24 (11.48%) JMS

EAI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 14 (6.70%) BizTalk Server
1 14 (6.70%) MQSeries
2 12 (5.74%) Apache
2 12 (5.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 12 (5.74%) WebSphere
3 11 (5.26%) JBoss
3 11 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.31%) Sonic ESB
4 9 (4.31%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 8 (3.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (3.35%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.87%) MQSI
8 5 (2.39%) Mule
8 5 (2.39%) PowerExchange
8 5 (2.39%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 5 (2.39%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.44%) IIS
9 3 (1.44%) Mule ESB
9 3 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (2.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (5.74%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (2.87%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.96%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.87%) PaaS
2 5 (2.39%) SaaS
3 3 (1.44%) Office 365
4 2 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.48%) IaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (17.22%) HTTP
2 14 (6.70%) HTTPS
3 13 (6.22%) FTP
4 10 (4.78%) Kerberos
5 9 (4.31%) WinSCP
6 5 (2.39%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (1.91%) Firewall
8 3 (1.44%) Extranet
8 3 (1.44%) Internet
8 3 (1.44%) Intranet
8 3 (1.44%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.92%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.57%) Relational Database
3 18 (8.61%) Oracle BI EE
4 16 (7.66%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (7.66%) Oracle Database
5 13 (6.22%) Data Mining
5 13 (6.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (5.74%) Big Data
7 11 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (3.83%) DTS
8 8 (3.83%) OLTP
9 6 (2.87%) SAP Data Services
9 6 (2.87%) SAP HANA
9 6 (2.87%) Siebel EIM
10 5 (2.39%) DataStage
10 5 (2.39%) DB2
10 5 (2.39%) PowerCenter
11 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.44%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (6.70%) XMLSpy
2 11 (5.26%) ClearCase
3 8 (3.83%) ERwin
3 8 (3.83%) Toad
4 5 (2.39%) StarTeam
5 4 (1.91%) JUnit
6 3 (1.44%) Rational Rose
6 3 (1.44%) Subversion
7 2 (0.96%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.96%) JIRA
7 2 (0.96%) jMock
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.96%) VisualAge
7 2 (0.96%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 1 (0.48%) Ant
8 1 (0.48%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.48%) VTune
General
1 42 (20.10%) Finance
2 17 (8.13%) Financial Institution
3 12 (5.74%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.83%) Banking
5 6 (2.87%) Billing
5 6 (2.87%) Retail
6 5 (2.39%) Publishing
7 3 (1.44%) Automotive
7 3 (1.44%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.44%) Legal
7 3 (1.44%) Marketing
8 2 (0.96%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Back Office
9 1 (0.48%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 78 (37.32%) Architect
1 78 (37.32%) Developer
2 35 (16.75%) Solutions Architect
3 23 (11.00%) Java Developer
4 21 (10.05%) Siebel Developer
5 15 (7.18%) Analyst
6 14 (6.70%) Consultant
7 13 (6.22%) Integration Architect
8 12 (5.74%) Digital Architect
8 12 (5.74%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 12 (5.74%) Integration Developer
8 12 (5.74%) Technical Analyst
9 10 (4.78%) Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (3.83%) Applications Architect
10 8 (3.83%) Data Modeller
10 8 (3.83%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.35%) Build Engineer
11 7 (3.35%) Web Architect
12 6 (2.87%) SAP Architect
12 6 (2.87%) Siebel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (39.71%) Web Services
2 72 (34.45%) XML
3 65 (31.10%) REST
4 61 (29.19%) Middleware
5 52 (24.88%) SOAP
6 45 (21.53%) HTML
7 38 (18.18%) JSON
8 32 (15.31%) .NET
9 29 (13.88%) J2EE
10 26 (12.44%) jQuery
11 25 (11.96%) HTML5
12 24 (11.48%) JMS
13 22 (10.53%) Ajax
14 21 (10.05%) Spring
15 20 (9.57%) CSS
16 19 (9.09%) AngularJS
16 19 (9.09%) EDI
17 18 (8.61%) Java EE
17 18 (8.61%) RequireJS
18 17 (8.13%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.40%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.13%) Management Information System
4 15 (7.18%) Clustering
5 14 (6.70%) Data Integration
6 13 (6.22%) Computer Science
6 13 (6.22%) Hedge funds
7 9 (4.31%) Mainframe
7 9 (4.31%) SWIFT
8 7 (3.35%) Data Centre
8 7 (3.35%) DataPower
9 6 (2.87%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.44%) Informatics
11 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.96%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.96%) VSAM
12 1 (0.48%) Applied Mathematics
12 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.48%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.48%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.61%) Linux
1 18 (8.61%) Unix
2 10 (4.78%) Solaris
2 10 (4.78%) Windows
3 7 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (48.80%) SOA
2 51 (24.40%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (17.70%) ETL
4 32 (15.31%) CRM
5 30 (14.35%) UML
6 29 (13.88%) OO
7 24 (11.48%) Data Modelling
8 21 (10.05%) Data Management
9 20 (9.57%) Analytics
9 20 (9.57%) Migration
10 17 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (8.13%) Change Control
10 17 (8.13%) Project Management
10 17 (8.13%) SDLC
10 17 (8.13%) Technical Analysis
11 16 (7.66%) Data Architecture
12 15 (7.18%) Enterprise Architecture
13 14 (6.70%) TDD
13 14 (6.70%) Technical Architecture
13 14 (6.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (45.45%) Java
2 36 (17.22%) SQL
3 32 (15.31%) JavaScript
4 13 (6.22%) XPath
5 8 (3.83%) C#
5 8 (3.83%) VB
6 5 (2.39%) COBOL
7 4 (1.91%) C
7 4 (1.91%) R
8 3 (1.44%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.96%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.96%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (0.96%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.48%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 25 (11.96%) Security Cleared
2 23 (11.00%) SC Cleared
3 19 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (0.48%) IIBA
4 1 (0.48%) MCAD
4 1 (0.48%) MCSD
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.74%) QA
2 9 (4.31%) HL7
2 9 (4.31%) SEPA
3 6 (2.87%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (4.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.48%) MOM
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 81 (38.76%) Oracle
2 45 (21.53%) Siebel
3 28 (13.40%) IBM
4 16 (7.66%) TIBCO
5 14 (6.70%) Microsoft
6 11 (5.26%) Pega
7 10 (4.78%) MuleSoft
7 10 (4.78%) VMware
8 9 (4.31%) HP
8 9 (4.31%) Remedy
9 8 (3.83%) SAP
9 8 (3.83%) webMethods
9 8 (3.83%) WSO2
10 5 (2.39%) Informatica
11 3 (1.44%) Adobe
11 3 (1.44%) GoldenSource
11 3 (1.44%) Tumbleweed
12 2 (0.96%) Cognizant
12 2 (0.96%) Murex
12 2 (0.96%) Teradata
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