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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 549 489 491
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +2
Contract jobs citing EAI 64 103 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.26% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 68 35
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£506 £411 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.10% -13.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+20.58% +3.03%
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
43274 40267 36736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.08% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27921 25102 22050
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1185 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 -72 59 £500 +21.21% 23
London -34 32 £499 +23.30% 12
City of London -6 10 £444 -29.00% 6
North West -15 7 £538 +34.37% 1
West Midlands -5 5 £575 +28.13% 4
South East -20 5 £450 -36.97% 2
South West - 5 £418 - 3
Wiltshire - 3 £418 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £450 -
Manchester - 3 £388 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £450 -
Swindon - 3 £418 - 1
Lancashire +3 2 £550 +47.84%
Birmingham -4 2 £575 +35.29% 4
Cheshire -4 2 £575 +15.00%
Yorkshire -21 2 £330 -21.42%
Knutsford - 2 £575 -
Bristol - 2 - -
Preston - 2 £550 -
Scotland +2 1 - -
Sheffield -6 1 - -
East Midlands -9 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire -14 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £550 -
Wales - 1 £475 -
South Wales - 1 £475 -
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
York - 1 £330 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £330 -

EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 111 (62.36%) SOA
2 66 (37.08%) Middleware
3 58 (32.58%) Java
4 55 (30.90%) Oracle
4 55 (30.90%) IBM
5 50 (28.09%) SOAP
6 45 (25.28%) XML
7 42 (23.60%) Web Services
8 41 (23.03%) WebSphere
9 39 (21.91%) REST
10 36 (20.22%) Enterprise Software
11 35 (19.66%) SQL Server
11 35 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (19.10%) J2EE
13 31 (17.42%) Microsoft
14 30 (16.85%) TIBCO
14 30 (16.85%) Finance
15 29 (16.29%) .NET
16 27 (15.17%) Relational Database
17 26 (14.61%) SQL
18 25 (14.04%) WebSphere Message Broker
19 24 (13.48%) CRM
20 22 (12.36%) UML
21 20 (11.24%) webMethods
21 20 (11.24%) ETL
22 19 (10.67%) E-Commerce
22 19 (10.67%) SAP
23 18 (10.11%) ASP.NET
23 18 (10.11%) MQSeries
23 18 (10.11%) MVC

EAI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 41 (23.03%) WebSphere
2 18 (10.11%) MQSeries
3 10 (5.62%) WebLogic
3 10 (5.62%) JBoss
3 10 (5.62%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (5.06%) Apache
5 8 (4.49%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.93%) Documentum
6 7 (3.93%) AquaLogic
7 6 (3.37%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (3.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (2.81%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (2.25%) Apache ServiceMix
9 4 (2.25%) WebSphere Process Server
9 4 (2.25%) WebLogic Integration
9 4 (2.25%) IIS
10 3 (1.69%) NetWeaver
10 3 (1.69%) Mule
10 3 (1.69%) JCAPS
10 3 (1.69%) Liferay
Applications
1 6 (3.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (6.74%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.25%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (1.69%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.12%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.69%) Google Analytics
1 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.69%) SaaS
1 3 (1.69%) PaaS
2 1 (0.56%) GitHub
2 1 (0.56%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.37%) Internet
2 5 (2.81%) HTTP
3 4 (2.25%) DNS
3 4 (2.25%) Extranet
3 4 (2.25%) LDAP
4 3 (1.69%) SSL
5 2 (1.12%) Intranet
5 2 (1.12%) X.500
5 2 (1.12%) Firewall
6 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.66%) SQL Server
2 27 (15.17%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.30%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.93%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.93%) Siebel EIM
4 7 (3.93%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.37%) MySQL
5 6 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.81%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.69%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.12%) DB2
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.12%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.56%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 14 (7.87%) SoapUI
2 10 (5.62%) Lombardi
3 9 (5.06%) Maven
4 8 (4.49%) Subversion
5 7 (3.93%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.81%) JUnit
6 5 (2.81%) NUnit
6 5 (2.81%) Hudson
7 4 (2.25%) Ant
7 4 (2.25%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.69%) MSBuild
8 3 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.12%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.56%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.56%) Toad
10 1 (0.56%) XMLSpy
10 1 (0.56%) ERwin
10 1 (0.56%) JMeter
General
1 30 (16.85%) Finance
2 12 (6.74%) Banking
3 10 (5.62%) Retail
4 8 (4.49%) Marketing
5 7 (3.93%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.69%) Advertising
7 2 (1.12%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Back Office
7 2 (1.12%) Automotive
7 2 (1.12%) Legal
7 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.56%) Billing
8 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Local Government
8 1 (0.56%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 92 (51.69%) Architect
2 56 (31.46%) Developer
3 45 (25.28%) Solutions Architect
4 27 (15.17%) Integration Architect
5 13 (7.30%) Consultant
6 10 (5.62%) Senior Developer
6 10 (5.62%) Java Developer
6 10 (5.62%) .NET Developer
7 9 (5.06%) Siebel Developer
8 8 (4.49%) Enterprise Architect
9 7 (3.93%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (3.93%) Oracle Developer
9 7 (3.93%) Digital Architect
10 6 (3.37%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.81%) Designer
11 5 (2.81%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.81%) Analyst
11 5 (2.81%) Project Manager
12 4 (2.25%) Siebel Consultant
12 4 (2.25%) TIBCO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (37.08%) Middleware
2 50 (28.09%) SOAP
3 45 (25.28%) XML
4 42 (23.60%) Web Services
5 39 (21.91%) REST
6 34 (19.10%) J2EE
7 29 (16.29%) .NET
8 25 (14.04%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 18 (10.11%) ASP.NET
10 17 (9.55%) WSDL
11 15 (8.43%) XSLT
11 15 (8.43%) WCF
11 15 (8.43%) Java EE
12 14 (7.87%) XSD
13 12 (6.74%) HTML
13 12 (6.74%) Spring
14 11 (6.18%) .NET Framework
15 10 (5.62%) JMS
16 9 (5.06%) NHibernate
16 9 (5.06%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.22%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (8.99%) DataPower
3 7 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.37%) User Experience
4 6 (3.37%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.81%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.25%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.25%) Clustering
7 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.69%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.69%) GIS
8 2 (1.12%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.12%) iSeries
8 2 (1.12%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.12%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.56%) Ergonomics
9 1 (0.56%) CMDB
9 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.56%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.30%) Windows
2 10 (5.62%) Linux
3 7 (3.93%) UNIX
4 3 (1.69%) Android
4 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.12%) Solaris
6 1 (0.56%) HPUX
6 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.56%) zOS
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (62.36%) SOA
2 35 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (13.48%) CRM
4 22 (12.36%) UML
5 20 (11.24%) ETL
6 19 (10.67%) E-Commerce
7 18 (10.11%) MVC
8 17 (9.55%) Workflow
8 17 (9.55%) ERP
9 15 (8.43%) Technical Architecture
10 14 (7.87%) Enterprise Architecture
10 14 (7.87%) TOGAF
11 13 (7.30%) Use Case
11 13 (7.30%) Waterfall
12 12 (6.74%) Integration Testing
13 11 (6.18%) Data Modelling
13 11 (6.18%) SDLC
14 10 (5.62%) Project Planning
14 10 (5.62%) Analytics
14 10 (5.62%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 58 (32.58%) Java
2 26 (14.61%) SQL
3 17 (9.55%) JavaScript
4 11 (6.18%) C#
5 9 (5.06%) PL/SQL
6 7 (3.93%) PHP
7 2 (1.12%) Scala
7 2 (1.12%) RPG
7 2 (1.12%) Groovy
7 2 (1.12%) XQuery
7 2 (1.12%) Prolog
7 2 (1.12%) Perl
7 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.12%) VBScript
7 2 (1.12%) VB
8 1 (0.56%) Python
8 1 (0.56%) C++
8 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.56%) Ruby
8 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (7.30%) Degree
2 9 (5.06%) SC Cleared
2 9 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.12%) Siebel Certification
3 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.56%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.56%) MCTS
4 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.56%) MCSD
4 1 (0.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.25%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.12%) COREP
2 2 (1.12%) FINREP
3 1 (0.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.69%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (6.18%) CA LISA
2 2 (1.12%) MOM
3 1 (0.56%) Netcool
3 1 (0.56%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 55 (30.90%) Oracle
1 55 (30.90%) IBM
2 31 (17.42%) Microsoft
3 30 (16.85%) TIBCO
4 20 (11.24%) webMethods
5 19 (10.67%) SAP
6 13 (7.30%) Siebel
7 11 (6.18%) Green Hat
7 11 (6.18%) Solace
8 7 (3.93%) Informatica
9 6 (3.37%) Pega
9 6 (3.37%) Endeca
10 3 (1.69%) Google
10 3 (1.69%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.12%) WorldPay
11 2 (1.12%) Talend
11 2 (1.12%) NetSuite
11 2 (1.12%) TOWER Software
11 2 (1.12%) Teradata
11 2 (1.12%) Kronos
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