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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
UK
Rank 552 509 523
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +14
Contract jobs citing EAI 44 109 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.26% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 68 77
Median daily rate £534 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.36% +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £300 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+15.33% -5.26%
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
37444 42299 41509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.58% 82.71% 79.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24822 27641 26311
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 965 1161 1101
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +49.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -13 43 £543 +13.02% 13
London -17 23 £550 +12.82% 7
South East +7 7 £453 -5.72% 2
City of London -9 6 £558 +11.50% 3
Yorkshire +24 5 £525 +9.37%
West Yorkshire +16 5 £525 +9.37%
Leeds +13 5 £525 +9.37%
East of England -4 4 £560 +1.81%
Berkshire +21 3 £475 -3.06% 1
Essex 0 3 £560 -
Buckinghamshire +2 2 £453 +8.05% 1
Milton Keynes -1 2 £453 +8.05% 1
South West -4 2 - - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £551 -
North West +15 1 - - 3
Manchester +11 1 - -
Southampton +4 1 - -
East Midlands +1 1 £455 -24.16%
Hampshire -1 1 - -
Bristol -7 1 - -
Birmingham -8 1 - -
West Midlands -12 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Devon - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Plymouth - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £500 -

EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 53 (62.35%) SOA
2 33 (38.82%) Web Services
3 32 (37.65%) SOAP
4 27 (31.76%) Middleware
4 27 (31.76%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (27.06%) XML
6 22 (25.88%) Java
7 21 (24.71%) UML
8 20 (23.53%) J2EE
9 17 (20.00%) Oracle
9 17 (20.00%) .NET
9 17 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 17 (20.00%) B2B
9 17 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (18.82%) REST
10 16 (18.82%) XSD
11 15 (17.65%) SQL
12 14 (16.47%) IBM
12 14 (16.47%) Data Modelling
12 14 (16.47%) Migration
13 13 (15.29%) Finance
14 11 (12.94%) Workflow
14 11 (12.94%) Firewall
14 11 (12.94%) HTTP
14 11 (12.94%) ETL
14 11 (12.94%) Banking
14 11 (12.94%) Technical Architecture
15 10 (11.76%) Mule
15 10 (11.76%) JMS
15 10 (11.76%) FTP

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 10 (11.76%) Mule
1 10 (11.76%) Mule ESB
2 9 (10.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (7.06%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.71%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.35%) JBoss
5 2 (2.35%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.35%) NetWeaver
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.18%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (2.35%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.18%) SAP AFS
3 1 (1.18%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) Boomi
2 2 (2.35%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.18%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) Firewall
1 11 (12.94%) HTTP
2 10 (11.76%) FTP
3 9 (10.59%) HTTPS
3 9 (10.59%) SSL
4 7 (8.24%) Kerberos
4 7 (8.24%) WinSCP
5 6 (7.06%) MPLS
5 6 (7.06%) SAN
6 3 (3.53%) Ethernet
6 3 (3.53%) Internet
6 3 (3.53%) IPsec
6 3 (3.53%) VPN
6 3 (3.53%) WAN
7 1 (1.18%) CTI
7 1 (1.18%) DNS
7 1 (1.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.88%) Siebel EIM
3 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.35%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.35%) Redis
5 2 (2.35%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.18%) Big Data
6 1 (1.18%) DTS
6 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.18%) MySQL
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) ClearCase
1 7 (8.24%) XMLSpy
2 5 (5.88%) PowerDesigner
3 4 (4.71%) JUnit
4 3 (3.53%) Ant
4 3 (3.53%) Checkstyle
4 3 (3.53%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.53%) IntelliJ
4 3 (3.53%) Maven
4 3 (3.53%) Rational Rose
4 3 (3.53%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.53%) XMLUnit
5 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.18%) Log4j
6 1 (1.18%) Subversion
6 1 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (15.29%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Banking
3 10 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.53%) Billing
4 3 (3.53%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Advertising
5 1 (1.18%) Back Office
5 1 (1.18%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (51.76%) Architect
2 29 (34.12%) Developer
3 16 (18.82%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (9.41%) Consultant
4 8 (9.41%) Data Architect
4 8 (9.41%) Integration Developer
4 8 (9.41%) OSS Architect
5 7 (8.24%) MuleSoft Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Data Centre Architect
6 6 (7.06%) Data Migration Architect
6 6 (7.06%) Migration Architect
7 5 (5.88%) Integration Architect
7 5 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.71%) .NET Architect
8 4 (4.71%) EAI Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Siebel Consultant
9 3 (3.53%) Siebel Functional Consultant
9 3 (3.53%) SOA Architect
9 3 (3.53%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (38.82%) Web Services
2 32 (37.65%) SOAP
3 27 (31.76%) Middleware
4 23 (27.06%) XML
5 20 (23.53%) J2EE
6 17 (20.00%) .NET
7 16 (18.82%) REST
7 16 (18.82%) XSD
8 10 (11.76%) JMS
8 10 (11.76%) XSL
9 9 (10.59%) XSLT
10 7 (8.24%) Apache Axis
10 7 (8.24%) WSDL
11 6 (7.06%) EJB
11 6 (7.06%) Servlets
11 6 (7.06%) XML Schema
12 5 (5.88%) JDBC
12 5 (5.88%) JSON
13 4 (4.71%) .NET Framework
13 4 (4.71%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 27 (31.76%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.24%) DataPower
3 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.06%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.06%) Mainframe
4 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.88%) N-Tier
5 4 (4.71%) Clustering
6 3 (3.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.18%) PKI
8 1 (1.18%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.41%) Unix
2 7 (8.24%) Windows
3 4 (4.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (62.35%) SOA
2 21 (24.71%) UML
3 17 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.00%) B2B
3 17 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 14 (16.47%) Data Modelling
4 14 (16.47%) Migration
5 11 (12.94%) ETL
5 11 (12.94%) Technical Architecture
5 11 (12.94%) Workflow
6 9 (10.59%) Project Management
6 9 (10.59%) SDLC
7 7 (8.24%) Defect Tracking
7 7 (8.24%) Scrum
7 7 (8.24%) TOGAF
7 7 (8.24%) Unit Testing
8 6 (7.06%) API Development
8 6 (7.06%) Network Management
8 6 (7.06%) Use Case
9 5 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.88%) Java
2 15 (17.65%) SQL
3 3 (3.53%) XPath
4 2 (2.35%) ABAP
4 2 (2.35%) C#
4 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.18%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (9.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.18%) MOM
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) Oracle
2 14 (16.47%) IBM
3 10 (11.76%) MuleSoft
4 9 (10.59%) Siebel
5 8 (9.41%) HP
6 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
6 6 (7.06%) TIBCO
7 4 (4.71%) SAP
8 3 (3.53%) Cisco
8 3 (3.53%) Infovista
8 3 (3.53%) Riverbed
8 3 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.35%) Kronos
10 1 (1.18%) ATG
10 1 (1.18%) BEA
10 1 (1.18%) GoldenSource
10 1 (1.18%) Pega
10 1 (1.18%) Sybase
10 1 (1.18%) VMware
10 1 (1.18%) WorldPay
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