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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 105 102 89
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing EAI 17 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.36% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.52% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 8
Average daily rate £500 £505 £437
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +15.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £431 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £583 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
EAI
England

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
2046 1544 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.17% 69.90% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 881 850
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 107 82
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
Birmingham - 7 £550 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
EAI
England

EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 16 (76.19%) XML
2 14 (66.67%) SOA
3 13 (61.90%) Web Services
4 12 (57.14%) .NET
4 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 11 (52.38%) SharePoint
5 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 10 (47.62%) Java
7 9 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (38.10%) DTS
8 8 (38.10%) EDI
8 8 (38.10%) ERP
8 8 (38.10%) CRM
8 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
8 8 (38.10%) VB
8 8 (38.10%) HTML
8 8 (38.10%) SOAP
8 8 (38.10%) Workflow
8 8 (38.10%) XPath
8 8 (38.10%) HTML5
8 8 (38.10%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (38.10%) REST
9 7 (33.33%) Analytics
9 7 (33.33%) Software Architecture
9 7 (33.33%) Degree
9 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
10 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (23.81%) Migration
11 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence

EAI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11 (52.38%) SharePoint
2 9 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (38.10%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (23.81%) PowerExchange
4 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
5 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (38.10%) DTS
4 5 (23.81%) PowerCenter
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Billing
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Architect
2 10 (47.62%) Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Applications Architect
4 5 (23.81%) Informatica Developer
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Architect
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Technical Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Office 365 Architect
5 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Architect
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Architect
6 2 (9.52%) webMethods Developer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Integration Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) XML
2 13 (61.90%) Web Services
3 12 (57.14%) .NET
4 8 (38.10%) EDI
4 8 (38.10%) HTML
4 8 (38.10%) HTML5
4 8 (38.10%) REST
4 8 (38.10%) SOAP
5 5 (23.81%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (23.81%) XSD
6 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 2 (9.52%) EDIFACT
7 2 (9.52%) J2EE
7 2 (9.52%) OSGi
7 2 (9.52%) RESTful
8 1 (4.76%) AppFabric
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
8 1 (4.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (14.29%) Informatics
4 2 (9.52%) Clustering
4 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) SOA
2 8 (38.10%) CRM
2 8 (38.10%) ERP
2 8 (38.10%) Workflow
3 7 (33.33%) Analytics
3 7 (33.33%) Software Architecture
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (23.81%) Data Transformation
5 5 (23.81%) ETL
5 5 (23.81%) Migration
5 5 (23.81%) Project Management
6 4 (19.05%) Service Management
6 4 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (19.05%) UML
7 3 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
7 3 (14.29%) Content Enrichment
7 3 (14.29%) Data Architecture
7 3 (14.29%) OO
8 2 (9.52%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 8 (38.10%) VB
2 8 (38.10%) XPath
3 4 (19.05%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Informatica
3 2 (9.52%) webMethods
3 2 (9.52%) WSO2
4 1 (4.76%) SAP