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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
UK / England
Rank 518 521 478
Rank change year-on-year +3 -43  
Contract jobs citing EAI 59 91 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.23% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 51 88
Median daily rate £459 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.81% -2.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £375 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £478 £450 £485
% change year-on-year +6.11% -7.21%  
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 34339 40363 38097
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.24% 82.94% 80.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 22721 26823 23995
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 856 995 1110
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

EAI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 -1 28 £463 -5.12% 5
South East +14 14 £450 +7.46% 1
East Midlands +5 8 £455 -24.16%
East of England -4 5 £560 +21.08%
South West 0 2 - - 1
North West +19 1 - - 2
Yorkshire +8 1 - -
West Midlands +2 1 - -
EAI
UK

EAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for EAI.

1 54 (55.67%) SOA
2 32 (32.99%) Web Services
2 32 (32.99%) Middleware
3 29 (29.90%) SOAP
3 29 (29.90%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (28.87%) Java
5 26 (26.80%) Oracle
6 21 (21.65%) Finance
6 21 (21.65%) XML
6 21 (21.65%) J2EE
7 17 (17.53%) .NET
7 17 (17.53%) E-Commerce
7 17 (17.53%) Data Modelling
7 17 (17.53%) QA
8 16 (16.49%) IBM
9 15 (15.46%) Workflow
9 15 (15.46%) UML
10 14 (14.43%) HTTP
11 13 (13.40%) Migration
11 13 (13.40%) Mule
11 13 (13.40%) Banking
11 13 (13.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 12 (12.37%) REST
12 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (12.37%) Enterprise Architecture
12 12 (12.37%) WebSphere
12 12 (12.37%) Telecoms
12 12 (12.37%) ETL
12 12 (12.37%) JMS
12 12 (12.37%) SQL

EAI
Top Related 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 13 (13.40%) Mule
1 13 (13.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (12.37%) WebSphere
3 10 (10.31%) Mule ESB
4 7 (7.22%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (4.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (4.12%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (3.09%) Apache
6 3 (3.09%) Confluence
6 3 (3.09%) JBoss
6 3 (3.09%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.06%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.03%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.03%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.03%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.03%) SAP AFS
2 1 (1.03%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.15%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.09%) GitHub
5 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.06%) SaaS
6 1 (1.03%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.03%) Boomi
6 1 (1.03%) Force.com
6 1 (1.03%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.03%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.43%) HTTP
2 7 (7.22%) FTP
3 6 (6.19%) MPLS
3 6 (6.19%) SAN
4 4 (4.12%) Firewall
5 3 (3.09%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.09%) Internet
5 3 (3.09%) IPsec
5 3 (3.09%) Value-Added Service
5 3 (3.09%) VoLTE
5 3 (3.09%) VPN
5 3 (3.09%) WAN
6 2 (2.06%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.06%) SSL
7 1 (1.03%) CTI
7 1 (1.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.15%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.12%) Big Data
3 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.09%) QlikView
5 2 (2.06%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.06%) MySQL
5 2 (2.06%) Redis
5 2 (2.06%) Siebel EIM
5 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.19%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.12%) Ant
3 4 (4.12%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.12%) JUnit
3 4 (4.12%) Maven
3 4 (4.12%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (4.12%) PowerDesigner
3 4 (4.12%) Rational Rose
4 3 (3.09%) Bitbucket
4 3 (3.09%) Checkstyle
4 3 (3.09%) IntelliJ
4 3 (3.09%) JIRA
4 3 (3.09%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.09%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.09%) XMLUnit
5 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.03%) Subversion
6 1 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 21 (21.65%) Finance
2 13 (13.40%) Banking
3 12 (12.37%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.09%) Billing
4 3 (3.09%) Retail
5 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.06%) Marketing
6 1 (1.03%) Advertising
6 1 (1.03%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 55 (56.70%) Architect
2 30 (30.93%) Developer
3 23 (23.71%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (8.25%) Data Architect
4 8 (8.25%) Integration Architect
4 8 (8.25%) Integration Developer
5 7 (7.22%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.22%) MuleSoft Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Data Centre Architect
6 6 (6.19%) Data Migration Architect
6 6 (6.19%) Lead Architect
6 6 (6.19%) Migration Architect
7 5 (5.15%) OSS Architect
7 5 (5.15%) Salesforce Developer
8 4 (4.12%) .NET Architect
8 4 (4.12%) Consultant
8 4 (4.12%) IT Architect
8 4 (4.12%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Salesforce Architect
8 4 (4.12%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.99%) Middleware
1 32 (32.99%) Web Services
2 29 (29.90%) SOAP
3 21 (21.65%) J2EE
3 21 (21.65%) XML
4 17 (17.53%) .NET
5 12 (12.37%) JMS
5 12 (12.37%) REST
6 11 (11.34%) JSON
7 10 (10.31%) IBM Integration Bus
8 8 (8.25%) XML Schema
9 7 (7.22%) XSD
10 6 (6.19%) Apache Camel
10 6 (6.19%) EJB
10 6 (6.19%) Servlets
10 6 (6.19%) Visualforce
10 6 (6.19%) XSLT
11 5 (5.15%) JDBC
11 5 (5.15%) RESTful
11 5 (5.15%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.90%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.22%) Clustering
2 7 (7.22%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.19%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.19%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.12%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.06%) DataPower
6 2 (2.06%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.03%) Life Science
7 1 (1.03%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.34%) Unix
2 9 (9.28%) Linux
3 7 (7.22%) Windows
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (55.67%) SOA
2 17 (17.53%) Data Modelling
2 17 (17.53%) E-Commerce
3 15 (15.46%) UML
3 15 (15.46%) Workflow
4 13 (13.40%) Migration
5 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (12.37%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (12.37%) ETL
6 11 (11.34%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (10.31%) API Development
7 10 (10.31%) B2B
8 9 (9.28%) Project Management
8 9 (9.28%) Validation
9 8 (8.25%) Open Source
9 8 (8.25%) Scrum
9 8 (8.25%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.22%) Data Mapping
10 7 (7.22%) DevOps
10 7 (7.22%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.87%) Java
2 12 (12.37%) SQL
3 6 (6.19%) Apex Code
4 4 (4.12%) SOQL
4 4 (4.12%) SOSL
5 3 (3.09%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.09%) XPath
6 2 (2.06%) C#
6 2 (2.06%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.06%) Python
6 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.03%) C
7 1 (1.03%) C++
7 1 (1.03%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
Qualifications
1 3 (3.09%) Degree
1 3 (3.09%) IBM Certification
1 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.03%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.53%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.03%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (3.09%) Docker
2 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) MOM
2 2 (2.06%) Mesos
3 1 (1.03%) Ansible
3 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (1.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (26.80%) Oracle
2 16 (16.49%) IBM
3 11 (11.34%) Siebel
4 10 (10.31%) MuleSoft
4 10 (10.31%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (10.31%) TIBCO
5 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (6.19%) SAP
7 5 (5.15%) webMethods
8 4 (4.12%) Informatica
9 3 (3.09%) Cisco
9 3 (3.09%) Infovista
9 3 (3.09%) Riverbed
9 3 (3.09%) Tableau
10 2 (2.06%) WorldPay
11 1 (1.03%) Apigee
11 1 (1.03%) Jitterbit
11 1 (1.03%) Pega
11 1 (1.03%) Solace
11 1 (1.03%) Talend
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