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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 576 536 527
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -9
Contract jobs citing EAI 82 95 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 64 52
Average daily rate £480 £488 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £327 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £593 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £500 £433
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +15.60%
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
45575 43990 42356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.54% 78.77% 77.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 30098 27401 26461
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1276 1199
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £47.83 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 -46 77 £480 -4.00% 7
London +14 42 £550 +15.78% 4
South East -23 16 £435 -3.33%
West Sussex -9 7 £456 -17.04%
City of London +41 6 £563 +12.50% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 5 £400 -11.11%
East of England +4 5 £525 +5.00%
North West -7 5 £425 -26.88%
West Midlands -21 4 £450 -20.00% 2
Berkshire +5 3 £475 +1.06%
Bedfordshire +1 3 £525 +5.00%
Luton 0 3 £525 -
Manchester -11 3 £425 -26.88%
Slough - 3 £475 -
Crawley - 3 £338 -
South West +6 2 £550 -13.72% 1
Hertfordshire +4 2 £400 -
Yorkshire +1 2 £475 +43.93%
Milton Keynes -4 2 £400 -11.11%
Leeds - 2 £475 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £475 -
Glasgow - 2 £300 -
Scotland - 2 £300 -
Southampton +14 1 - -
Wales +4 1 £550 +15.78%
Swindon +1 1 £500 -21.56%
Hampshire -1 1 - -
Bristol -2 1 £600 +33.33%
Wiltshire -3 1 £500 -21.56%
Midlands -5 1 - -

EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 99 (53.80%) SOA
2 74 (40.22%) Java
3 73 (39.67%) Web Services
4 71 (38.59%) XML
5 61 (33.15%) Middleware
6 59 (32.07%) REST
7 54 (29.35%) Oracle
8 50 (27.17%) SOAP
9 48 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (24.46%) SQL
11 36 (19.57%) JMS
12 35 (19.02%) Finance
13 34 (18.48%) ETL
14 33 (17.93%) IBM
14 33 (17.93%) JSON
15 32 (17.39%) HTTP
16 31 (16.85%) Siebel
17 30 (16.30%) Data Modelling
18 29 (15.76%) XSD
18 29 (15.76%) Enterprise Software
19 28 (15.22%) HTML
20 26 (14.13%) XSLT
21 25 (13.59%) MQSeries
22 24 (13.04%) UML
22 24 (13.04%) SQL Server
23 23 (12.50%) .NET
24 22 (11.96%) Linux
24 22 (11.96%) FTP
24 22 (11.96%) WSDL
24 22 (11.96%) TDD

EAI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 25 (13.59%) MQSeries
2 16 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 14 (7.61%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 11 (5.98%) Mule
4 11 (5.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 10 (5.43%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (4.35%) JBoss
6 8 (4.35%) PowerExchange
6 8 (4.35%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.26%) Apache
7 6 (3.26%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.72%) Mule ESB
8 5 (2.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (2.17%) JCAPS
9 4 (2.17%) MQSI
9 4 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (2.17%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 3 (1.63%) Node.js
10 3 (1.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (6.52%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.63%) Office 365
1 3 (1.63%) PaaS
1 3 (1.63%) SaaS
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.54%) IaaS
2 1 (0.54%) iPaaS
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (17.39%) HTTP
2 22 (11.96%) FTP
3 21 (11.41%) HTTPS
4 17 (9.24%) WinSCP
5 4 (2.17%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (1.63%) SSL
7 1 (0.54%) Intranet
7 1 (0.54%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.87%) Relational Database
3 14 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (7.07%) Oracle Database
5 12 (6.52%) Oracle BI EE
5 12 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (4.35%) PowerCenter
8 7 (3.80%) Big Data
8 7 (3.80%) Siebel EIM
9 6 (3.26%) Data Mining
9 6 (3.26%) MongoDB
9 6 (3.26%) NoSQL
9 6 (3.26%) OLTP
9 6 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (2.17%) SAP Data Services
11 4 (2.17%) SAP HANA
11 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (11.41%) XMLSpy
2 14 (7.61%) ClearCase
3 6 (3.26%) ERwin
3 6 (3.26%) Toad
4 5 (2.72%) Subversion
5 4 (2.17%) JUnit
6 3 (1.63%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.63%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (1.09%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.09%) JIRA
7 2 (1.09%) jMock
7 2 (1.09%) Rational Rose
7 2 (1.09%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.54%) Ant
8 1 (0.54%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.54%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.54%) Maven
8 1 (0.54%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (19.02%) Finance
2 14 (7.61%) Financial Institution
3 11 (5.98%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.35%) Billing
5 7 (3.80%) Banking
5 7 (3.80%) Marketing
6 6 (3.26%) Publishing
7 4 (2.17%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.09%) Advertising
8 2 (1.09%) Automotive
8 2 (1.09%) Electronics
8 2 (1.09%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.09%) Legal
8 2 (1.09%) Retail
9 1 (0.54%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 71 (38.59%) Developer
2 67 (36.41%) Architect
3 30 (16.30%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (8.70%) Designer
5 14 (7.61%) Java Developer
6 11 (5.98%) Consultant
7 10 (5.43%) Digital Architect
7 10 (5.43%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 10 (5.43%) Integration Architect
7 10 (5.43%) Siebel Developer
8 8 (4.35%) Applications Architect
8 8 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
8 8 (4.35%) Informatica Developer
8 8 (4.35%) Integration Developer
8 8 (4.35%) Technical Architect
9 7 (3.80%) Build Engineer
9 7 (3.80%) Senior Architect
10 6 (3.26%) Data Modeller
10 6 (3.26%) SOA Architect
10 6 (3.26%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (39.67%) Web Services
2 71 (38.59%) XML
3 61 (33.15%) Middleware
4 59 (32.07%) REST
5 50 (27.17%) SOAP
6 36 (19.57%) JMS
7 33 (17.93%) JSON
8 29 (15.76%) XSD
9 28 (15.22%) HTML
10 26 (14.13%) XSLT
11 23 (12.50%) .NET
12 22 (11.96%) WSDL
13 21 (11.41%) XSL
14 20 (10.87%) EDI
14 20 (10.87%) J2EE
15 15 (8.15%) Ajax
15 15 (8.15%) Spring
16 14 (7.61%) HTML5
17 13 (7.07%) jQuery
17 13 (7.07%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.76%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.61%) SWIFT
4 13 (7.07%) Clustering
5 12 (6.52%) DataPower
6 11 (5.98%) Hedge funds
7 9 (4.89%) Computer Science
7 9 (4.89%) Management Information System
8 8 (4.35%) Data Integration
9 6 (3.26%) Informatics
10 5 (2.72%) Mainframe
11 2 (1.09%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.09%) Fixed Income
11 2 (1.09%) N-Tier
11 2 (1.09%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.54%) Data Conversion
12 1 (0.54%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.54%) Social Media
12 1 (0.54%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.96%) Linux
2 12 (6.52%) Unix
3 11 (5.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (4.89%) Windows
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (53.80%) SOA
2 48 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (18.48%) ETL
4 30 (16.30%) Data Modelling
5 24 (13.04%) UML
6 22 (11.96%) TDD
7 20 (10.87%) CRM
8 19 (10.33%) Migration
8 19 (10.33%) SDLC
9 17 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (9.24%) OO
10 16 (8.70%) Data Management
11 15 (8.15%) Data Architecture
12 14 (7.61%) Defect Tracking
12 14 (7.61%) Technical Architecture
12 14 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (7.07%) Enterprise Architecture
13 13 (7.07%) Physical Data Model
13 13 (7.07%) TOGAF
13 13 (7.07%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 74 (40.22%) Java
2 45 (24.46%) SQL
3 19 (10.33%) JavaScript
4 11 (5.98%) C#
5 9 (4.89%) XPath
6 4 (2.17%) COBOL
6 4 (2.17%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.17%) VB
7 2 (1.09%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.09%) ActionScript 2.0
7 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.09%) Python
7 2 (1.09%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.54%) PHP
8 1 (0.54%) Scala
8 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (9.24%) Degree
2 13 (7.07%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.54%) MCAD
5 1 (0.54%) MCSD
5 1 (0.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.61%) HL7
1 14 (7.61%) SEPA
2 12 (6.52%) Data Quality
3 10 (5.43%) QA
4 1 (0.54%) SLA
Systems Management
1 14 (7.61%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.63%) Nagios
3 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.09%) Puppet
4 1 (0.54%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.54%) MOM
Vendors
1 54 (29.35%) Oracle
2 33 (17.93%) IBM
3 31 (16.85%) Siebel
4 19 (10.33%) Microsoft
5 17 (9.24%) TIBCO
6 14 (7.61%) HP
6 14 (7.61%) Remedy
7 12 (6.52%) webMethods
8 10 (5.43%) SAP
9 8 (4.35%) Informatica
9 8 (4.35%) WSO2
10 7 (3.80%) MuleSoft
11 3 (1.63%) Adobe
11 3 (1.63%) GoldenSource
11 3 (1.63%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.63%) Talend
12 2 (1.09%) Murex
12 2 (1.09%) Solace
12 2 (1.09%) Sybase
13 1 (0.54%) WorldPay
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