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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 612 589 519
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -70
Contract jobs citing EAI 49 74 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.16% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 48 75
Median daily rate £550 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £400 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £608 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £513 £440
% change year-on-year
-8.29% +16.47%
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
44547 45656 42956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.75% 79.99% 78.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29462 29606 26622
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1037 1202 1216
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £52.17 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EAI within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -7 46 £550 +8.64% 5
London -19 17 £585 +15.55% 2
South East +22 12 £471 +14.06% 1
Berkshire 0 7 £470 -27.65%
South West +8 6 £275 -32.72%
Milton Keynes +15 4 £475 +22.58% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 4 £475 +22.58% 1
Swindon +4 4 £275 -32.72%
Wiltshire -5 4 £275 -32.72%
Slough - 4 £470 -
North West -3 3 £700 +27.27%
West Midlands -30 3 £550 -4.34% 2
City of London +39 2 £623 +40.28% 1
East Midlands +1 2 - -
Northamptonshire -5 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 - -
East of England +16 1 - -
Bristol -2 1 £425 -
Coventry -11 1 - -
Birmingham -16 1 £550 -4.34% 2
Wales - 1 £525 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £525 -
Northampton - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £525 -
Kent - 1 - -
Luton - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £550 -

EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 74 (56.49%) SOA
2 51 (38.93%) Web Services
3 48 (36.64%) Java
3 48 (36.64%) Middleware
4 42 (32.06%) XML
5 37 (28.24%) REST
6 35 (26.72%) SOAP
7 31 (23.66%) SQL
8 29 (22.14%) Enterprise Software
9 28 (21.37%) Data Modelling
10 26 (19.85%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (19.08%) IBM
12 24 (18.32%) Oracle
13 23 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (16.79%) .NET
14 22 (16.79%) Finance
14 22 (16.79%) Relational Database
15 21 (16.03%) ETL
16 20 (15.27%) JMS
17 19 (14.50%) FTP
18 18 (13.74%) Data Warehouse
18 18 (13.74%) XSD
18 18 (13.74%) TIBCO
19 16 (12.21%) XSLT
19 16 (12.21%) MQSeries
19 16 (12.21%) TDD
19 16 (12.21%) WebSphere
20 14 (10.69%) HTTP
20 14 (10.69%) HTML
21 13 (9.92%) JavaScript

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 16 (12.21%) MQSeries
1 16 (12.21%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.34%) IBM Transformation Extender
2 7 (5.34%) Mule
3 5 (3.82%) JBoss
3 5 (3.82%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.29%) NetWeaver
4 3 (2.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.29%) PowerExchange
5 2 (1.53%) JCAPS
5 2 (1.53%) Mule ESB
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.76%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (9.16%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (3.05%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (2.29%) SAP HCM
4 2 (1.53%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) Boomi
1 3 (2.29%) iPaaS
1 3 (2.29%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.53%) PaaS
2 2 (1.53%) SaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Force.com
3 1 (0.76%) Heroku
3 1 (0.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.50%) FTP
2 14 (10.69%) HTTP
3 11 (8.40%) HTTPS
4 10 (7.63%) WinSCP
5 3 (2.29%) SNMP
5 3 (2.29%) SSL
6 1 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.79%) Relational Database
2 18 (13.74%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (9.16%) Big Data
4 8 (6.11%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.11%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.58%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.58%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.29%) PowerCenter
7 3 (2.29%) SAP HANA
7 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.53%) MySQL
8 2 (1.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.53%) Siebel EIM
8 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 10 (7.63%) XMLSpy
2 7 (5.34%) ClearCase
3 5 (3.82%) Subversion
4 4 (3.05%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.29%) JUnit
5 3 (2.29%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.53%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.53%) jMock
6 2 (1.53%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.76%) Ant
7 1 (0.76%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.76%) JIRA
7 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (16.79%) Finance
2 11 (8.40%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.87%) Marketing
4 6 (4.58%) Banking
4 6 (4.58%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.82%) Billing
6 4 (3.05%) Electronics
7 3 (2.29%) Publishing
7 3 (2.29%) Retail
8 2 (1.53%) Advertising
8 2 (1.53%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.53%) Legal
9 1 (0.76%) Automotive
9 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.76%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 58 (44.27%) Architect
2 39 (29.77%) Developer
3 27 (20.61%) Solutions Architect
4 19 (14.50%) Designer
5 11 (8.40%) Integration Architect
6 10 (7.63%) EAI Architect
6 10 (7.63%) Enterprise Architect
7 9 (6.87%) Java Developer
8 7 (5.34%) Integration Developer
8 7 (5.34%) SOA Architect
9 6 (4.58%) Analyst
9 6 (4.58%) Data Architect
9 6 (4.58%) Solutions Designer
9 6 (4.58%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.82%) Consultant
10 5 (3.82%) Java Middleware Developer
10 5 (3.82%) Middleware Developer
10 5 (3.82%) Siebel Analyst
10 5 (3.82%) Siebel Support Analyst
10 5 (3.82%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (38.93%) Web Services
2 48 (36.64%) Middleware
3 42 (32.06%) XML
4 37 (28.24%) REST
5 35 (26.72%) SOAP
6 22 (16.79%) .NET
7 20 (15.27%) JMS
8 18 (13.74%) XSD
9 16 (12.21%) XSLT
10 14 (10.69%) HTML
11 13 (9.92%) WSDL
12 12 (9.16%) J2EE
12 12 (9.16%) JSON
13 11 (8.40%) XSL
14 10 (7.63%) CSS
15 9 (6.87%) EDI
15 9 (6.87%) IBM Integration Bus
16 8 (6.11%) HTML5
17 7 (5.34%) Spring
18 6 (4.58%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.14%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.11%) Data Integration
4 7 (5.34%) DataPower
4 7 (5.34%) SWIFT
5 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.29%) Informatics
5 3 (2.29%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.53%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.53%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.53%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.53%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.76%) Clustering
7 1 (0.76%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.76%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.76%) Social Network
7 1 (0.76%) Telematics
7 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.92%) Linux
2 6 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (4.58%) Unix
3 4 (3.05%) Windows
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (56.49%) SOA
2 28 (21.37%) Data Modelling
3 26 (19.85%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (16.03%) ETL
6 16 (12.21%) TDD
7 13 (9.92%) Data Management
7 13 (9.92%) SDLC
8 12 (9.16%) Analytics
8 12 (9.16%) Data Architecture
8 12 (9.16%) Scrum
8 12 (9.16%) UML
9 11 (8.40%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (8.40%) Master Data Management
9 11 (8.40%) TOGAF
10 9 (6.87%) BDD
10 9 (6.87%) Physical Data Model
11 8 (6.11%) Kanban
11 8 (6.11%) Logical Data Model
11 8 (6.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 48 (36.64%) Java
2 31 (23.66%) SQL
3 13 (9.92%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.82%) C#
4 5 (3.82%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.29%) ABAP
5 3 (2.29%) Python
6 2 (1.53%) PHP
6 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.53%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
6 2 (1.53%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.76%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.76%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (0.76%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.76%) Scala
7 1 (0.76%) SOQL
7 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (6.11%) Degree
2 7 (5.34%) Siebel Certification
3 6 (4.58%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.76%) MCSE
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.87%) Data Quality
2 7 (5.34%) HL7
2 7 (5.34%) SEPA
2 7 (5.34%) SLA
3 6 (4.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (5.34%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.05%) Puppet
3 3 (2.29%) Nagios
4 2 (1.53%) MOM
5 1 (0.76%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 25 (19.08%) IBM
2 24 (18.32%) Oracle
3 18 (13.74%) TIBCO
4 13 (9.92%) Siebel
5 11 (8.40%) SAP
6 10 (7.63%) webMethods
7 8 (6.11%) Microsoft
8 7 (5.34%) HP
8 7 (5.34%) Remedy
9 4 (3.05%) Informatica
9 4 (3.05%) MuleSoft
10 3 (2.29%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.29%) Talend
11 2 (1.53%) Murex
11 2 (1.53%) Sybase
11 2 (1.53%) WSO2
12 1 (0.76%) Green Hat
12 1 (0.76%) RedPrairie
12 1 (0.76%) Solace
12 1 (0.76%) WorldPay
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