The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for EAI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EAI over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 56 56 57
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing EAI 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 0.31% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.38% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £478 £438 £493
% change year-on-year +9.14% -11.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

EAI is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 514 526 568
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 80.94% 81.55% 76.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 329 359
Median daily rate £421 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.18% +0.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 17
Median hourly rate £14.63 £17.95 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +5.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.63 £8.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.60 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

EAI
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing EAI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for EAI in Birmingham

EAI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing EAI in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for EAI in Birmingham

EAI
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for EAI.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Dutch Language
1 1 (100.00%) Visualforce
1 1 (100.00%) Apex Code
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall

EAI
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Apex Code
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com