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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 582 540 530
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -10
Contract jobs citing EAI 62 83 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 59 60
Median daily rate £525 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £325 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £500 £405
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +23.45%
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
43957 43706 42107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.92% 79.33% 77.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29196 27767 26626
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 £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1024 1244 1239
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.36 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 May 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 May 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 -13 58 £525 +5.13% 12
London 0 24 £563 +15.53% 7
South East -2 19 £470 +4.44% 1
Berkshire - 7 £470 -
West Sussex -20 6 £456 -17.04%
East of England +10 4 £525 +5.00%
Buckinghamshire +9 4 £450 -
North West -19 4 £425 -22.72% 2
Slough - 4 £470 -
Bedfordshire +4 3 £525 +5.00%
West Midlands -20 3 £463 -15.90% 2
Crawley - 3 £338 -
Luton - 3 £525 -
City of London +38 2 £625 +25.15% 2
Wales +15 2 £538 +13.15%
South Wales +10 2 £538 +13.15%
Cardiff -2 2 £538 +13.15%
Manchester -15 2 £425 -26.88%
Paddington - 2 £550 -
Southampton +16 1 - -
Hertfordshire +7 1 £400 -
Yorkshire +5 1 £470 -
Milton Keynes +4 1 £450 -
Swindon +1 1 £500 -21.56%
Hampshire -2 1 - - 1
Northamptonshire -5 1 - -
East Midlands -6 1 - -
Wiltshire -7 1 £500 -21.56%
Cheshire -7 1 - - 2
South West -10 1 £500 -21.56%

EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 96 (55.49%) SOA
2 63 (36.42%) Java
2 63 (36.42%) Web Services
3 62 (35.84%) Middleware
4 61 (35.26%) XML
5 55 (31.79%) REST
6 50 (28.90%) SOAP
7 45 (26.01%) Oracle
8 43 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (21.39%) SQL
10 34 (19.65%) JMS
11 33 (19.08%) ETL
12 32 (18.50%) Data Modelling
12 32 (18.50%) Finance
13 30 (17.34%) XSD
13 30 (17.34%) Enterprise Software
14 27 (15.61%) Linux
14 27 (15.61%) IBM
14 27 (15.61%) JSON
15 26 (15.03%) Siebel
15 26 (15.03%) HTTP
16 25 (14.45%) XSLT
17 24 (13.87%) FTP
18 23 (13.29%) WSDL
18 23 (13.29%) .NET
18 23 (13.29%) MQSeries
19 22 (12.72%) HTML
19 22 (12.72%) SQL Server
19 22 (12.72%) Business Intelligence
20 21 (12.14%) TDD

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 23 (13.29%) MQSeries
2 16 (9.25%) WebSphere
3 14 (8.09%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 11 (6.36%) Mule
5 9 (5.20%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (5.20%) SharePoint
6 8 (4.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 7 (4.05%) PowerExchange
8 5 (2.89%) JBoss
8 5 (2.89%) Mule ESB
8 5 (2.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (2.89%) WebLogic
9 4 (2.31%) JCAPS
9 4 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.73%) MQSI
10 3 (1.73%) Node.js
11 2 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (5.78%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (2.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.31%) PaaS
1 4 (2.31%) SaaS
2 3 (1.73%) Office 365
3 2 (1.16%) IaaS
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.58%) Force.com
4 1 (0.58%) Heroku
4 1 (0.58%) iPaaS
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.03%) HTTP
2 24 (13.87%) FTP
3 18 (10.40%) HTTPS
4 17 (9.83%) WinSCP
5 3 (1.73%) SSL
6 2 (1.16%) SNMP
7 1 (0.58%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.72%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.40%) Relational Database
3 16 (9.25%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (5.78%) Big Data
5 10 (5.78%) Oracle Database
6 9 (5.20%) Oracle BI EE
6 9 (5.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (4.05%) PowerCenter
7 7 (4.05%) Siebel EIM
8 6 (3.47%) MongoDB
8 6 (3.47%) NoSQL
8 6 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.31%) Data Mining
10 4 (2.31%) DTS
10 4 (2.31%) OLTP
10 4 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.73%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (11.56%) XMLSpy
2 14 (8.09%) ClearCase
3 6 (3.47%) Subversion
4 5 (2.89%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.31%) ERwin
5 4 (2.31%) JUnit
5 4 (2.31%) Toad
6 3 (1.73%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (1.16%) Ant
7 2 (1.16%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.16%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.16%) JIRA
7 2 (1.16%) jMock
7 2 (1.16%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.58%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.58%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.58%) Maven
8 1 (0.58%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (18.50%) Finance
2 15 (8.67%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.36%) Marketing
4 9 (5.20%) Billing
4 9 (5.20%) Financial Institution
5 8 (4.62%) Publishing
6 7 (4.05%) Banking
7 6 (3.47%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.31%) Electronics
9 2 (1.16%) Advertising
9 2 (1.16%) Automotive
9 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.16%) Legal
9 2 (1.16%) Retail
10 1 (0.58%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 66 (38.15%) Architect
2 60 (34.68%) Developer
3 27 (15.61%) Solutions Architect
4 19 (10.98%) Designer
5 11 (6.36%) Consultant
5 11 (6.36%) Integration Architect
5 11 (6.36%) Java Developer
6 10 (5.78%) Technical Architect
7 8 (4.62%) Integration Developer
7 8 (4.62%) Siebel Developer
8 7 (4.05%) Applications Architect
8 7 (4.05%) Build Engineer
8 7 (4.05%) Digital Architect
8 7 (4.05%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.05%) Enterprise Architect
8 7 (4.05%) Informatica Developer
9 6 (3.47%) Senior Architect
9 6 (3.47%) SOA Architect
9 6 (3.47%) webMethods Developer
10 5 (2.89%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (36.42%) Web Services
2 62 (35.84%) Middleware
3 61 (35.26%) XML
4 55 (31.79%) REST
5 50 (28.90%) SOAP
6 34 (19.65%) JMS
7 30 (17.34%) XSD
8 27 (15.61%) JSON
9 25 (14.45%) XSLT
10 23 (13.29%) .NET
10 23 (13.29%) WSDL
11 22 (12.72%) HTML
12 19 (10.98%) EDI
12 19 (10.98%) XSL
13 14 (8.09%) HTML5
13 14 (8.09%) J2EE
14 13 (7.51%) CSS
15 11 (6.36%) Ajax
16 10 (5.78%) WebSphere MQ
17 9 (5.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.34%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.09%) SWIFT
4 12 (6.94%) DataPower
5 10 (5.78%) Clustering
6 9 (5.20%) Data Integration
7 8 (4.62%) Hedge funds
8 7 (4.05%) Computer Science
8 7 (4.05%) Management Information System
9 6 (3.47%) Informatics
10 2 (1.16%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.16%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.16%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.16%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.16%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.58%) Data Conversion
11 1 (0.58%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.58%) Social Media
11 1 (0.58%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.61%) Linux
2 11 (6.36%) Unix
3 10 (5.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (4.62%) Windows
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (55.49%) SOA
2 43 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (19.08%) ETL
4 32 (18.50%) Data Modelling
5 22 (12.72%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (12.14%) TDD
7 18 (10.40%) UML
8 17 (9.83%) CRM
9 16 (9.25%) Data Management
9 16 (9.25%) Technical Architecture
10 15 (8.67%) Data Architecture
10 15 (8.67%) Migration
10 15 (8.67%) SDLC
11 14 (8.09%) Defect Tracking
11 14 (8.09%) Scrum
12 13 (7.51%) OO
12 13 (7.51%) Physical Data Model
12 13 (7.51%) TOGAF
13 12 (6.94%) Enterprise Architecture
13 12 (6.94%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 63 (36.42%) Java
2 37 (21.39%) SQL
3 18 (10.40%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.78%) C#
5 7 (4.05%) XPath
6 4 (2.31%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.31%) VB
7 3 (1.73%) Python
8 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.16%) PHP
8 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.58%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.58%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.58%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.58%) Scala
9 1 (0.58%) SOQL
9 1 (0.58%) SOSL
9 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (8.67%) Degree
2 6 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.89%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.58%) MCAD
5 1 (0.58%) MCSD
5 1 (0.58%) MCSE
5 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.58%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.09%) HL7
1 14 (8.09%) SEPA
2 11 (6.36%) Data Quality
3 7 (4.05%) QA
4 2 (1.16%) SLA
Systems Management
1 14 (8.09%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.31%) Puppet
3 3 (1.73%) MOM
3 3 (1.73%) Nagios
4 1 (0.58%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 45 (26.01%) Oracle
2 27 (15.61%) IBM
3 26 (15.03%) Siebel
4 19 (10.98%) Microsoft
5 17 (9.83%) TIBCO
6 15 (8.67%) webMethods
7 14 (8.09%) HP
7 14 (8.09%) Remedy
8 9 (5.20%) SAP
9 8 (4.62%) Informatica
10 5 (2.89%) MuleSoft
11 4 (2.31%) WSO2
12 3 (1.73%) Adobe
12 3 (1.73%) GoldenSource
12 3 (1.73%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.73%) Talend
13 2 (1.16%) Murex
13 2 (1.16%) Solace
13 2 (1.16%) Sybase
14 1 (0.58%) hybris
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