The table below looks at the statistics for EAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EAI over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 100 98 93
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing EAI 14 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.60% 0.047% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.068% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 15
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£425 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 - £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1583 1473 1370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.03% 69.06% 67.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 951 816 661
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 72 119
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

EAI
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EAI across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

EAI Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

EAI
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing EAI across the West Midlands region.

EAI Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

EAI
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EAI across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

EAI Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

EAI
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EAI across the West Midlands region.

EAI Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

EAI
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EAI within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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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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
Coventry - 5 £425 -
EAI
England

EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 19 (95.00%) SOA
2 12 (60.00%) Middleware
2 12 (60.00%) XML
2 12 (60.00%) Oracle
3 11 (55.00%) XSD
3 11 (55.00%) IBM
4 9 (45.00%) TIBCO
5 8 (40.00%) REST
5 8 (40.00%) SOAP
6 7 (35.00%) webMethods
7 6 (30.00%) WSDL
7 6 (30.00%) XSLT
7 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
8 5 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (25.00%) UNIX
8 5 (25.00%) Windows
8 5 (25.00%) AIX
8 5 (25.00%) Java
8 5 (25.00%) SQL
8 5 (25.00%) HP
8 5 (25.00%) Software AG
9 4 (20.00%) B2B
9 4 (20.00%) ISO 9001
9 4 (20.00%) Kindle
10 3 (15.00%) DataPower
11 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
11 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
11 2 (10.00%) .NET

EAI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Architect
2 12 (60.00%) Integration Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Designer
4 3 (15.00%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (10.00%) TIBCO Architect
6 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) Middleware
1 12 (60.00%) XML
2 11 (55.00%) XSD
3 8 (40.00%) REST
3 8 (40.00%) SOAP
4 6 (30.00%) WSDL
4 6 (30.00%) XSLT
5 2 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.00%) WCF
6 1 (5.00%) NHibernate
6 1 (5.00%) EDI
6 1 (5.00%) J2EE
6 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (20.00%) Kindle
3 3 (15.00%) DataPower
4 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) UNIX
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
1 5 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) SOA
2 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (20.00%) B2B
4 2 (10.00%) Use Case
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Time Management
4 2 (10.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Data Transformation
5 1 (5.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) RUP
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 11 (55.00%) IBM
3 9 (45.00%) TIBCO
4 7 (35.00%) webMethods
5 5 (25.00%) HP
5 5 (25.00%) Software AG
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) Green Hat