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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
Rank 106 92 95
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing EAI 19 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.81% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.13% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 1
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£563 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.13% +5.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £430 £450
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1944 1675 1252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 72.70% 71.22% 70.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 879 596
Average daily rate £385 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £496 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 99 88
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -14.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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
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 27 April 2015. 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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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
Coventry -6 5 £550 +35.80% 1
Birmingham -12 3 £550 +30.95%
Warwickshire +1 2 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
EAI
England

EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) SOA
2 20 (68.97%) IBM
2 20 (68.97%) XML
3 19 (65.52%) Oracle
3 19 (65.52%) WebSphere
4 18 (62.07%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 16 (55.17%) Middleware
5 16 (55.17%) SOAP
6 12 (41.38%) webMethods
6 12 (41.38%) XSD
7 11 (37.93%) Java
7 11 (37.93%) WSDL
7 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
7 11 (37.93%) TIBCO
7 11 (37.93%) DataPower
7 11 (37.93%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (34.48%) REST
9 9 (31.03%) CA LISA
9 9 (31.03%) Green Hat
9 9 (31.03%) SoapUI
9 9 (31.03%) Solace
9 9 (31.03%) Integration Testing
9 9 (31.03%) Use Case
9 9 (31.03%) XSLT
10 6 (20.69%) UNIX
10 6 (20.69%) Windows
10 6 (20.69%) Web Services
10 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (17.24%) Java EE
11 5 (17.24%) Finance

EAI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 19 (65.52%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.34%) AquaLogic Service Bus
2 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.34%) WebLogic Integration
2 3 (10.34%) AquaLogic
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.45%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) DB2
1 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
1 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) SoapUI
2 4 (13.79%) TortoiseSVN
2 4 (13.79%) ClearCase
2 4 (13.79%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) Maven
3 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.45%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.45%) Hudson
3 1 (3.45%) Ant
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) Architect
2 12 (41.38%) Integration Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Integrator
4 2 (6.90%) Designer
4 2 (6.90%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Rapid Application Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) XML
2 18 (62.07%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 16 (55.17%) Middleware
3 16 (55.17%) SOAP
4 12 (41.38%) XSD
5 11 (37.93%) WSDL
6 10 (34.48%) REST
7 9 (31.03%) XSLT
8 6 (20.69%) Web Services
9 5 (17.24%) Java EE
10 4 (13.79%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (10.34%) Oracle Fusion
12 2 (6.90%) .NET
12 2 (6.90%) J2EE
13 1 (3.45%) EDI
13 1 (3.45%) TIBCO EMS
13 1 (3.45%) Spring
13 1 (3.45%) Spring Batch
13 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) DataPower
1 11 (37.93%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) UNIX
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) HPUX
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Windows NT
2 4 (13.79%) zOS
2 4 (13.79%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (6.90%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) SOA
2 9 (31.03%) Use Case
2 9 (31.03%) Integration Testing
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Document Management
7 1 (3.45%) Process Management
7 1 (3.45%) Workflow
7 1 (3.45%) Information Security
7 1 (3.45%) B2B
7 1 (3.45%) RAD
7 1 (3.45%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) XQuery
3 1 (3.45%) XPath
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) IBM Certification
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) IBM
2 19 (65.52%) Oracle
3 12 (41.38%) webMethods
4 11 (37.93%) TIBCO
4 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
5 9 (31.03%) Green Hat
5 9 (31.03%) Solace
6 3 (10.34%) HP
7 2 (6.90%) Software AG
8 1 (3.45%) i2