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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EAI over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 143 116 117
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +1
Contract jobs citing EAI 4 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.40% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.51% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 5
Median daily rate £325 £575 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.47% +35.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.91% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
2638 1971 1914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.50% 78.15% 74.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1572 1147 1002
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 100 113
Median hourly rate £20.50 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.79% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

EAI
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing EAI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EAI within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Coventry -13 1 - -
Birmingham -15 1 £325 -43.47% 1
EAI
England

EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for EAI.

1 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) NetWeaver
3 3 (50.00%) ABAP
3 3 (50.00%) SAP
3 3 (50.00%) SAP ALE
3 3 (50.00%) SAP HCM
3 3 (50.00%) SAP HANA
3 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (50.00%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (50.00%) Boomi
4 2 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Kronos
4 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) XSD
5 1 (16.67%) XSLT
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (16.67%) WSDL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) IIS

EAI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (50.00%) NetWeaver
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Boomi
1 3 (50.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (50.00%) SAP Architect
3 3 (50.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 2 (33.33%) SAP HR Architect
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Architect
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Solutions Architect
5 1 (16.67%) Developer
5 1 (16.67%) EAI Architect
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Architect
5 1 (16.67%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) SAP ALE
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) WSDL
4 1 (16.67%) XSD
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) ABAP
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Kronos