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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 593 596 543
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -53
Contract jobs citing EAI 56 74 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 42 56
Median daily rate £450 £494 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.86% +5.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £353 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £590 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £473 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
43985 46966 44712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.15% 81.01% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29139 30711 27950
Median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1137 1301 1222
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 24 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 25 September 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 55 £450 -5.26% 6
London +8 26 £450 -14.28% 3
South East +25 10 £450 +2.85%
South West +16 6 £275 -36.23%
City of London +16 6 £450 +5.88% 1
Berkshire +13 5 £750 +15.38%
West Midlands -24 5 £438 -23.91% 1
Buckinghamshire +24 4 £450 +28.57%
Wiltshire +15 4 £275 -29.03%
Milton Keynes +15 4 £450 +28.57%
Swindon +12 4 £275 -29.03%
North West +17 3 £650 +38.29% 2
Liverpool +7 2 - - 2
Merseyside +5 2 - - 2
Birmingham -12 2 £438 -23.91% 1
Yorkshire +8 1 £500 +25.00%
Bristol 0 1 £425 -10.52%
Northamptonshire -6 1 - -
East Midlands -7 1 - -
Coventry -11 1 - -
South Coast - 1 £525 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Northampton - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £750 -

EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 65 (61.32%) SOA
2 32 (30.19%) Web Services
3 30 (28.30%) Middleware
4 29 (27.36%) XML
4 29 (27.36%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (26.42%) SOAP
5 28 (26.42%) Java
6 25 (23.58%) SQL
7 24 (22.64%) IBM
7 24 (22.64%) REST
8 21 (19.81%) Data Modelling
9 20 (18.87%) Oracle
10 19 (17.92%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (17.92%) Relational Database
11 17 (16.04%) FTP
11 17 (16.04%) ETL
12 16 (15.09%) UML
12 16 (15.09%) .NET
12 16 (15.09%) Finance
12 16 (15.09%) TIBCO
13 15 (14.15%) XSLT
13 15 (14.15%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (13.21%) Siebel
14 14 (13.21%) HTTP
14 14 (13.21%) XSD
14 14 (13.21%) Telecoms
15 13 (12.26%) WSDL
15 13 (12.26%) SDLC
16 12 (11.32%) HTTPS

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 9 (8.49%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.55%) MQSeries
3 5 (4.72%) NetWeaver
4 4 (3.77%) Mule
4 4 (3.77%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.83%) JBoss
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.94%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.94%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 1 (0.94%) IIS
7 1 (0.94%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.94%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.94%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Business Applications
1 10 (9.43%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (4.72%) SAP HCM
3 4 (3.77%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.89%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Boomi
1 5 (4.72%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (2.83%) iPaaS
3 2 (1.89%) PaaS
4 1 (0.94%) Force.com
4 1 (0.94%) Heroku
4 1 (0.94%) IaaS
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.04%) FTP
2 14 (13.21%) HTTP
3 12 (11.32%) HTTPS
4 11 (10.38%) WinSCP
5 10 (9.43%) SSL
6 7 (6.60%) Firewall
6 7 (6.60%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.89%) SNMP
8 1 (0.94%) 3G
8 1 (0.94%) LTE
8 1 (0.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.92%) Relational Database
2 15 (14.15%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.66%) Big Data
4 5 (4.72%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.72%) SAP HANA
5 4 (3.77%) Siebel EIM
6 3 (2.83%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.94%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.94%) DataStage
8 1 (0.94%) DTS
8 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.94%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 11 (10.38%) XMLSpy
2 8 (7.55%) ClearCase
3 4 (3.77%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.83%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.89%) Subversion
6 1 (0.94%) Ant
6 1 (0.94%) JUnit
6 1 (0.94%) Log4j
6 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (15.09%) Finance
2 14 (13.21%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.55%) Marketing
4 6 (5.66%) Retail
5 4 (3.77%) Billing
5 4 (3.77%) Electronics
5 4 (3.77%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.83%) Banking
6 3 (2.83%) Legal
6 3 (2.83%) Publishing
7 1 (0.94%) Advertising
7 1 (0.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 54 (50.94%) Architect
2 31 (29.25%) Solutions Architect
3 19 (17.92%) Developer
4 13 (12.26%) Integration Architect
5 12 (11.32%) EAI Architect
6 10 (9.43%) Designer
7 9 (8.49%) Analyst
8 8 (7.55%) Consultant
8 8 (7.55%) Data Architect
8 8 (7.55%) Enterprise Architect
9 7 (6.60%) SOA Architect
10 6 (5.66%) Technical Architect
11 5 (4.72%) SAP Architect
11 5 (4.72%) Siebel Analyst
11 5 (4.72%) Siebel Support Analyst
11 5 (4.72%) Solutions Designer
11 5 (4.72%) Support Analyst
12 4 (3.77%) Business Analyst
12 4 (3.77%) SAP Solutions Architect
12 4 (3.77%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (30.19%) Web Services
2 30 (28.30%) Middleware
3 29 (27.36%) XML
4 28 (26.42%) SOAP
5 24 (22.64%) REST
6 16 (15.09%) .NET
7 15 (14.15%) XSLT
8 14 (13.21%) XSD
9 13 (12.26%) WSDL
10 11 (10.38%) HTML
10 11 (10.38%) XSL
11 10 (9.43%) JMS
12 9 (8.49%) CSS
13 8 (7.55%) HTML5
13 8 (7.55%) J2EE
14 7 (6.60%) Apache Axis
15 6 (5.66%) IBM Integration Bus
16 5 (4.72%) JSON
16 5 (4.72%) SAP ALE
16 5 (4.72%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.36%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (10.38%) DataPower
3 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.66%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.77%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.89%) User Experience
8 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.94%) PKI
8 1 (0.94%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.94%) Social Network
8 1 (0.94%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.66%) Linux
2 4 (3.77%) Windows
3 3 (2.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (61.32%) SOA
2 21 (19.81%) Data Modelling
3 19 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (17.92%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (16.04%) ETL
5 16 (15.09%) UML
6 13 (12.26%) SDLC
7 10 (9.43%) Analytics
7 10 (9.43%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (8.49%) B2B
8 9 (8.49%) CRM
8 9 (8.49%) Data Management
8 9 (8.49%) Migration
9 8 (7.55%) Data Architecture
9 8 (7.55%) Defect Tracking
9 8 (7.55%) Master Data Management
9 8 (7.55%) TOGAF
10 7 (6.60%) Scrum
10 7 (6.60%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.42%) Java
2 25 (23.58%) SQL
3 10 (9.43%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.66%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.72%) ABAP
6 2 (1.89%) PHP
6 2 (1.89%) Python
6 2 (1.89%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
7 1 (0.94%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.94%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (0.94%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.94%) C#
7 1 (0.94%) Scala
7 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.94%) SOQL
7 1 (0.94%) SOSL
7 1 (0.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (6.60%) Siebel Certification
2 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.83%) Degree
4 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) QA
2 6 (5.66%) SLA
3 3 (2.83%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.94%) HL7
4 1 (0.94%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.77%) Puppet
3 3 (2.83%) MOM
3 3 (2.83%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (22.64%) IBM
2 20 (18.87%) Oracle
3 16 (15.09%) TIBCO
4 14 (13.21%) Siebel
5 11 (10.38%) SAP
6 8 (7.55%) HP
7 6 (5.66%) webMethods
8 3 (2.83%) Kronos
8 3 (2.83%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.83%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.94%) Cisco
10 1 (0.94%) Informatica
10 1 (0.94%) Juniper
10 1 (0.94%) Pega
10 1 (0.94%) Progress
10 1 (0.94%) RedPrairie
10 1 (0.94%) Remedy
10 1 (0.94%) WorldPay