The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 28 June 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.

Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 536 572 561
Rank change year-on-year +36 -11  
Contract jobs citing EAI 47 48 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.097% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 41
Median daily rate £500 £550 £499
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £470 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £607 £641 £656
UK excluding London median daily rate £588 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +14.73% +2.50%  
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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36606 41272 40599
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.68% 83.46% 80.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 92153 104845 92956
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2818 2673 2706
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £50.78 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

EAI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing EAI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for EAI in England

EAI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EAI in England

EAI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EAI in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EAI in England

EAI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EAI in England

EAI
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EAI within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
London +20 32 £475 -18.80% 4
East of England +3 6 £588 +12.00%
Midlands +18 4 £600 +9.09%
South West 0 3 - -
East Midlands -8 3 - -
South East +13 2 £544 +15.07%
West Midlands +24 1 £600 +9.09%
EAI
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 England region with a requirement for EAI.

1 51 (47.66%) SOA
2 42 (39.25%) Web Services
3 34 (31.78%) Java
4 30 (28.04%) Oracle
4 30 (28.04%) SOAP
5 29 (27.10%) IBM
6 28 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (25.23%) Enterprise Architecture
7 27 (25.23%) Middleware
7 27 (25.23%) XML
8 25 (23.36%) SQL
9 24 (22.43%) Finance
9 24 (22.43%) SDLC
10 23 (21.50%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (19.63%) REST
11 21 (19.63%) Data Modelling
12 20 (18.69%) JavaScript
12 20 (18.69%) QA
12 20 (18.69%) RESTful
13 19 (17.76%) HTTP
13 19 (17.76%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (16.82%) ETL
15 17 (15.89%) JBoss
15 17 (15.89%) Siebel
15 17 (15.89%) J2EE
16 16 (14.95%) E-Commerce
16 16 (14.95%) Apache
16 16 (14.95%) WebSphere
17 15 (14.02%) Workflow
17 15 (14.02%) SQL Server

EAI
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 17 (15.89%) JBoss
2 16 (14.95%) Apache
2 16 (14.95%) WebSphere
3 12 (11.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (9.35%) Mule
5 6 (5.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (5.61%) Apache Spark
5 6 (5.61%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.67%) Confluence
6 5 (4.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (3.74%) Apache Solr
7 4 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.80%) Apache Pig
8 3 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.80%) MQSeries
8 3 (2.80%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.87%) CMS
9 2 (1.87%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.93%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.93%) FileNet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Eloqua
2 3 (2.80%) Pega PRPC
3 1 (0.93%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.93%) SAP AFS
3 1 (0.93%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (9.35%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.61%) SaaS
4 5 (4.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 5 (4.67%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (3.74%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (3.74%) GitHub
6 2 (1.87%) Veeva
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.93%) Boomi
7 1 (0.93%) Force.com
7 1 (0.93%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.93%) PaaS
7 1 (0.93%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.76%) HTTP
2 12 (11.21%) FTP
3 5 (4.67%) MPLS
4 4 (3.74%) Network Security
5 3 (2.80%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.80%) Internet
5 3 (2.80%) IPsec
5 3 (2.80%) Value-Added Service
5 3 (2.80%) VoLTE
5 3 (2.80%) VPN
6 1 (0.93%) CTI
6 1 (0.93%) Firewall
6 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.02%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.28%) MariaDB
2 11 (10.28%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.41%) Siebel EIM
4 8 (7.48%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (6.54%) Hadoop
6 6 (5.61%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.74%) DataStax
7 4 (3.74%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.80%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.80%) Big Data
8 3 (2.80%) HBase
8 3 (2.80%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.80%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.80%) QlikView
8 3 (2.80%) Sqoop
9 2 (1.87%) MySQL
10 1 (0.93%) DB2
10 1 (0.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 14 (13.08%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.61%) PowerDesigner
3 5 (4.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.67%) JIRA
4 4 (3.74%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.74%) Hudson
4 4 (3.74%) JUnit
4 4 (3.74%) Maven
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (3.74%) Rational Rose
5 3 (2.80%) Ant
5 3 (2.80%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.80%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.87%) jMock
6 2 (1.87%) Mockito
7 1 (0.93%) Checkstyle
7 1 (0.93%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.93%) Selenium
7 1 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (22.43%) Finance
2 14 (13.08%) Telecoms
3 11 (10.28%) Banking
4 10 (9.35%) Financial Institution
5 7 (6.54%) Retail
6 6 (5.61%) Billing
7 4 (3.74%) Marketing
8 3 (2.80%) Back Office
9 2 (1.87%) Advertising
9 2 (1.87%) Law
9 2 (1.87%) Publishing
10 1 (0.93%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 56 (52.34%) Architect
2 35 (32.71%) Developer
3 25 (23.36%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (9.35%) BPM Developer
5 9 (8.41%) Integration Architect
5 9 (8.41%) Pega Developer
6 8 (7.48%) Siebel Developer
7 7 (6.54%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (5.61%) Lead Architect
9 5 (4.67%) Applications Architect
9 5 (4.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.67%) Data Architect
9 5 (4.67%) IT Architect
9 5 (4.67%) Java Architect
9 5 (4.67%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.67%) OSS Architect
9 5 (4.67%) Salesforce Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.74%) Consultant
10 4 (3.74%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (39.25%) Web Services
2 30 (28.04%) SOAP
3 27 (25.23%) Middleware
3 27 (25.23%) XML
4 21 (19.63%) REST
5 20 (18.69%) RESTful
6 17 (15.89%) J2EE
7 12 (11.21%) AngularJS
8 11 (10.28%) JMS
8 11 (10.28%) Spring
9 10 (9.35%) JSON
9 10 (9.35%) XML Schema
10 9 (8.41%) CSS
10 9 (8.41%) HTML
10 9 (8.41%) IBM Integration Bus
10 9 (8.41%) jQuery
10 9 (8.41%) Struts
10 9 (8.41%) WebSphere MQ
11 8 (7.48%) Hibernate
11 8 (7.48%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.50%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (17.76%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (13.08%) Private Cloud
4 10 (9.35%) Hedge funds
5 8 (7.48%) Computer Science
6 7 (6.54%) Data Centre
6 7 (6.54%) N-Tier
7 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.74%) Clustering
8 4 (3.74%) DataPower
8 4 (3.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.87%) Life Science
10 1 (0.93%) Equities
10 1 (0.93%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.35%) Apple iOS
2 8 (7.48%) Linux
3 6 (5.61%) Unix
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (47.66%) SOA
2 28 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (25.23%) Enterprise Architecture
4 24 (22.43%) SDLC
5 21 (19.63%) Data Modelling
6 18 (16.82%) ETL
7 16 (14.95%) E-Commerce
8 15 (14.02%) Workflow
9 14 (13.08%) TOGAF
9 14 (13.08%) UML
10 13 (12.15%) Open Source
11 11 (10.28%) Data Mapping
11 11 (10.28%) Scrum
11 11 (10.28%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (9.35%) Microservices
12 10 (9.35%) Unit Testing
13 9 (8.41%) Migration
13 9 (8.41%) Validation
14 8 (7.48%) Analytics
14 8 (7.48%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (31.78%) Java
2 25 (23.36%) SQL
3 20 (18.69%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.48%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
5 6 (5.61%) Apex Code
6 4 (3.74%) SOQL
6 4 (3.74%) SOSL
7 3 (2.80%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.80%) Python
8 2 (1.87%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.93%) C
9 1 (0.93%) C#
9 1 (0.93%) C++
9 1 (0.93%) PHP
9 1 (0.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (13.08%) Degree
2 8 (7.48%) Master's Degree
3 7 (6.54%) Siebel Certification
4 4 (3.74%) CISA
4 4 (3.74%) CISM
4 4 (3.74%) CISSP
5 3 (2.80%) IBM Certification
6 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (18.69%) QA
2 4 (3.74%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.74%) FedRAMP
2 4 (3.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.67%) Apache Flume
2 3 (2.80%) Docker
2 3 (2.80%) HDFS
3 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) MOM
2 4 (3.74%) Kibana
2 4 (3.74%) logstash
3 2 (1.87%) Mesos
3 2 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.87%) Puppet
4 1 (0.93%) Ansible
4 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 30 (28.04%) Oracle
2 29 (27.10%) IBM
3 17 (15.89%) Siebel
4 14 (13.08%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (11.21%) Pega
6 8 (7.48%) Informatica
7 7 (6.54%) SAP
7 7 (6.54%) TIBCO
7 7 (6.54%) webMethods
8 6 (5.61%) Adobe
9 5 (4.67%) Cloudera
10 4 (3.74%) Ab Initio
11 3 (2.80%) Microsoft
11 3 (2.80%) MuleSoft
11 3 (2.80%) Tableau
12 2 (1.87%) Green Hat
12 2 (1.87%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.87%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.93%) Axway
13 1 (0.93%) Infovista
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