The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 29 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.

Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 249 247
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2  
Contract jobs citing EAI 14 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.22% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 14
Median daily rate £450 £419 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.46% -8.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £381 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £473 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £478 £438 £485
% change year-on-year +9.14% -9.79%  
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6422 7598 7801
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.62% 81.31% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3727 4681 4279
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 271 280
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

EAI
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

EAI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EAI in the South East

EAI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EAI in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EAI in the South East

EAI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EAI in the South East

EAI
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EAI within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Berkshire +34 9 £450 -5.26%
Buckinghamshire -8 3 £453 +9.69%
Hampshire +11 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
EAI
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for EAI.

1 7 (38.89%) SOA
2 5 (27.78%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) Middleware
3 4 (22.22%) XML
3 4 (22.22%) UML
3 4 (22.22%) TIBCO
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (16.67%) VoLTE
4 3 (16.67%) Value-Added Service
4 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (16.67%) SAP
4 3 (16.67%) SOAP
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) XSD
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server

EAI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.56%) MQSeries
3 1 (5.56%) MS Project Server
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Boomi
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (5.56%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Value-Added Service
1 3 (16.67%) VoLTE
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Dutch Language
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Architect
5 2 (11.11%) TIBCO Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) VoLTE Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Deployment Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Management Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Product Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Service Control Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Web Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Middleware
2 4 (22.22%) XML
3 3 (16.67%) SOAP
3 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) .NET
4 2 (11.11%) Drools
4 2 (11.11%) JPA
4 2 (11.11%) XSD
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE
5 1 (5.56%) JMS
5 1 (5.56%) Kafka
5 1 (5.56%) RESTful
5 1 (5.56%) SAP PI
5 1 (5.56%) Spring
5 1 (5.56%) Spring Boot
5 1 (5.56%) Spring Cloud
5 1 (5.56%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (5.56%) Visualforce
5 1 (5.56%) XML Schema
5 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Life Science
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) SOA
2 4 (22.22%) UML
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) BPMN
4 2 (11.11%) Domain Models
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) Use Case
4 2 (11.11%) User Stories
4 2 (11.11%) Wireframes
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Apex Code
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) TIBCO
3 3 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Apigee
5 1 (5.56%) Axway
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com