Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 745 780 690
Rank change year-on-year +35 -90 -38
Contract jobs citing EAI 86 93 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.092% 0.095% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.11% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 56 105
England median daily rate £525 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £335 £263 £309
90th Percentile £638 £675 £592
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

EAI is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79501 82625 86049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.69% 84.18% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 53476 55123 56736
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1856 2135 2506
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.38 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 46 £550 +15.79% 5
South East +10 20 £350 -25.97% 1
Midlands +28 10 £525 +20.00%
East Midlands +10 7 - -
North of England +62 6 £525 +2.94%
East of England - 5 £563 -
Yorkshire +21 4 - -
West Midlands +34 3 £525 +20.00%
North East - 2 £525 -
EAI
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 48 (55.81%) Enterprise Software
2 40 (46.51%) SOA
3 38 (44.19%) Java
4 36 (41.86%) SQL
5 34 (39.53%) Middleware
6 31 (36.05%) XML
7 26 (30.23%) Banking
8 25 (29.07%) Oracle
9 23 (26.74%) UML
9 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (26.74%) Finance
10 20 (23.26%) Web Services
11 19 (22.09%) FTP
12 17 (19.77%) PL/SQL
13 16 (18.60%) XSD
13 16 (18.60%) JDBC
13 16 (18.60%) B2B
14 15 (17.44%) IBM
14 15 (17.44%) Apache Camel
15 14 (16.28%) J2EE
15 14 (16.28%) Data Modelling
15 14 (16.28%) Data Security
16 13 (15.12%) DataPower
16 13 (15.12%) XML Schema
16 13 (15.12%) .NET
16 13 (15.12%) Open Source
17 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (13.95%) Service Design
17 12 (13.95%) SOAP
17 12 (13.95%) HTTP

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 11 (12.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 11 (12.79%) WebSphere
2 7 (8.14%) Mule
3 6 (6.98%) JBoss
4 5 (5.81%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.33%) Documentum
5 2 (2.33%) Mule ESB
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.16%) Apache
6 1 (1.16%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.16%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.16%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.16%) FileNet
6 1 (1.16%) IIS
6 1 (1.16%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.16%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (3.49%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (3.49%) Siebel CRM
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.16%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.16%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.16%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.16%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.16%) SAP PP
3 1 (1.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.14%) OpenShift
2 7 (8.14%) PaaS
2 7 (8.14%) SaaS
3 6 (6.98%) IaaS
4 4 (4.65%) Boomi
4 4 (4.65%) Force.com
5 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.09%) FTP
2 12 (13.95%) HTTP
2 12 (13.95%) Internet
3 11 (12.79%) SSL
4 9 (10.47%) SMTP
5 5 (5.81%) Firewall
6 3 (3.49%) SSH
6 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.33%) Extranet
7 2 (2.33%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.33%) Intranet
7 2 (2.33%) MQTT
8 1 (1.16%) AMQP
8 1 (1.16%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.16%) IPsec
8 1 (1.16%) MPLS
8 1 (1.16%) Network Security
8 1 (1.16%) VPN
8 1 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.14%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.81%) Siebel EIM
5 4 (4.65%) Big Data
5 4 (4.65%) Geospatial Data
5 4 (4.65%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.33%) Spatial Data
7 1 (1.16%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.16%) DataStax
7 1 (1.16%) DB2
7 1 (1.16%) GIS
7 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.16%) HBase
7 1 (1.16%) MySQL
7 1 (1.16%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Maven
2 9 (10.47%) Eclipse
2 9 (10.47%) JUnit
3 8 (9.30%) Ant
3 8 (9.30%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.30%) SoapUI
4 7 (8.14%) Checkstyle
4 7 (8.14%) IntelliJ
4 7 (8.14%) XMLUnit
5 4 (4.65%) PowerDesigner
5 4 (4.65%) Subversion
6 2 (2.33%) DbUnit
6 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.33%) jMock
6 2 (2.33%) Mockito
6 2 (2.33%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.16%) Hudson
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
General
1 26 (30.23%) Banking
2 23 (26.74%) Finance
3 8 (9.30%) Retail
4 4 (4.65%) Back Office
4 4 (4.65%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.16%) Billing
6 1 (1.16%) Games
6 1 (1.16%) International Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (34.88%) Developer
2 19 (22.09%) Architect
3 12 (13.95%) Java Developer
4 11 (12.79%) Senior Manager
5 10 (11.63%) Consultant
6 8 (9.30%) Integration Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Development Manager
7 7 (8.14%) Integration Manager
7 7 (8.14%) Senior Development Manager
7 7 (8.14%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.98%) Data Architect
9 5 (5.81%) BizTalk Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Siebel Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (4.65%) EAI Architect
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Delivery Manager
10 4 (4.65%) SOA Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Technical Engineer
11 3 (3.49%) Head of Architecture
11 3 (3.49%) Pega Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (39.53%) Middleware
2 31 (36.05%) XML
3 20 (23.26%) Web Services
4 16 (18.60%) JDBC
4 16 (18.60%) XSD
5 15 (17.44%) Apache Camel
6 14 (16.28%) J2EE
7 13 (15.12%) .NET
7 13 (15.12%) XML Schema
8 12 (13.95%) SOAP
9 11 (12.79%) JMS
9 11 (12.79%) WebSphere MQ
9 11 (12.79%) XSL
10 10 (11.63%) HTML
11 9 (10.47%) cXML
11 9 (10.47%) ebXML
11 9 (10.47%) EDI
11 9 (10.47%) Hibernate
12 7 (8.14%) CSS
12 7 (8.14%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 48 (55.81%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (15.12%) DataPower
3 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.65%) Equities
4 4 (4.65%) Fixed Income
4 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.65%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.49%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.33%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.33%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) Windows
2 6 (6.98%) Linux
3 5 (5.81%) Unix
3 5 (5.81%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (46.51%) SOA
2 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.74%) UML
3 16 (18.60%) B2B
4 14 (16.28%) Data Modelling
4 14 (16.28%) Data Security
5 13 (15.12%) Open Source
6 12 (13.95%) Service Design
7 11 (12.79%) Configuration Management
7 11 (12.79%) CRM
8 10 (11.63%) ETL
8 10 (11.63%) Microservices
9 9 (10.47%) API Development
9 9 (10.47%) Data Architecture
9 9 (10.47%) Data Management
9 9 (10.47%) High Availability
9 9 (10.47%) Migration
9 9 (10.47%) SDLC
9 9 (10.47%) Use Case
10 8 (9.30%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (44.19%) Java
2 36 (41.86%) SQL
3 17 (19.77%) PL/SQL
4 12 (13.95%) XPath
5 9 (10.47%) ActionScript
5 9 (10.47%) ActionScript 2.0
5 9 (10.47%) ActionScript 3.0
6 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.81%) Apex Code
8 4 (4.65%) C#
8 4 (4.65%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.65%) XQuery
9 3 (3.49%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
10 1 (1.16%) ABAP
10 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.49%) Siebel Certification
2 2 (2.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) CISA
3 1 (1.16%) CISM
3 1 (1.16%) CISSP
3 1 (1.16%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.47%) QA
1 9 (10.47%) RosettaNet
2 2 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.16%) FedRAMP
3 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.16%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.16%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) MOM
2 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.16%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (1.16%) Kibana
3 1 (1.16%) logstash
3 1 (1.16%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 25 (29.07%) Oracle
2 15 (17.44%) IBM
3 11 (12.79%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (11.63%) TIBCO
4 10 (11.63%) webMethods
5 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
6 8 (9.30%) Red Hat
7 7 (8.14%) Siebel
8 5 (5.81%) Informatica
8 5 (5.81%) Solace
9 4 (4.65%) Dell
9 4 (4.65%) MuleSoft
9 4 (4.65%) Sybase
10 3 (3.49%) Pega
11 2 (2.33%) SAP
12 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
12 1 (1.16%) Cisco
12 1 (1.16%) HP
12 1 (1.16%) Infovista
12 1 (1.16%) Jitterbit