Period
to 19 February 2018

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 6 months to 19 February 2018 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
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 336 340 341
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 +13
Contract jobs citing EAI 28 15 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.098% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.12% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 32
South East median daily rate £350 £478 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.70% +15.76% -13.16%
10th Percentile £313 £407 £293
90th Percentile £539 £680 £573
England median daily rate £488 £510 £450
% change year-on-year -4.41% +13.33% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13,843 12,485 14,928
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 83.15% 81.91% 81.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,319 7,408 8,919
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £255
90th Percentile £588 £574 £538
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 507 621
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.36% +51.25%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.06 £11.63
90th Percentile £50.75 £50.00 £53.00
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%

EAI
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing EAI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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
Thames Valley -13 19 £350 -30.00%
Buckinghamshire -9 17 £400 -18.37%
Hampshire +2 7 £250 -
Berkshire -19 2 £325 -35.00%
Surrey -30 1 - -
Kent - 1 £575 -
EAI
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing EAI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for EAI.

1 18 (64.29%) SQL
2 16 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (53.57%) B2B
3 15 (53.57%) Data Security
4 14 (50.00%) XML
5 12 (42.86%) SSL
5 12 (42.86%) SMTP
5 12 (42.86%) FTP
5 12 (42.86%) HTTP
6 11 (39.29%) Internet
6 11 (39.29%) webMethods
6 11 (39.29%) High Availability
7 10 (35.71%) DataPower
7 10 (35.71%) ActionScript 3.0
7 10 (35.71%) ActionScript 2.0
7 10 (35.71%) WebSphere
7 10 (35.71%) API Development
7 10 (35.71%) WebSphere MQ
7 10 (35.71%) ebXML
7 10 (35.71%) RosettaNet
7 10 (35.71%) cXML
7 10 (35.71%) TOGAF
7 10 (35.71%) XML Schema
7 10 (35.71%) IBM
7 10 (35.71%) EDI
7 10 (35.71%) ActionScript
7 10 (35.71%) Java
8 9 (32.14%) Oracle
9 8 (28.57%) Data Management
9 8 (28.57%) SOA

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 10 (35.71%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.57%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (21.43%) IaaS
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (21.43%) PaaS
1 6 (21.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) FTP
1 12 (42.86%) HTTP
1 12 (42.86%) SMTP
1 12 (42.86%) SSL
2 11 (39.29%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) Extranet
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Big Data
1 4 (14.29%) Geospatial Data
1 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.14%) Spatial Data
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.14%) Banking
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Architect
2 9 (32.14%) Consultant
3 7 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Data Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Head of Architecture
5 3 (10.71%) Head of Data Architecture
5 3 (10.71%) Head of Information
5 3 (10.71%) Lead Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Lead Data Architect
6 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Integration Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Senior BizTalk Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) SOA Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Data Modeller
7 1 (3.57%) Integration Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) webMethods Developer
7 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) XML
2 10 (35.71%) cXML
2 10 (35.71%) ebXML
2 10 (35.71%) EDI
2 10 (35.71%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (35.71%) XML Schema
3 7 (25.00%) Middleware
4 6 (21.43%) JDBC
5 5 (17.86%) .NET
5 5 (17.86%) Web Services
6 4 (14.29%) J2EE
6 4 (14.29%) REST
6 4 (14.29%) SOAP
7 2 (7.14%) JSON
7 2 (7.14%) MSMQ
7 2 (7.14%) WCF
7 2 (7.14%) XSD
7 2 (7.14%) XSLT
8 1 (3.57%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (35.71%) DataPower
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) B2B
1 15 (53.57%) Data Security
2 11 (39.29%) High Availability
3 10 (35.71%) API Development
3 10 (35.71%) TOGAF
4 8 (28.57%) Data Management
4 8 (28.57%) SOA
5 6 (21.43%) Data Architecture
5 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
5 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Data Management
6 5 (17.86%) Analytics
6 5 (17.86%) Data Science
6 5 (17.86%) Data Strategy
6 5 (17.86%) ETL
6 5 (17.86%) Migration
7 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.29%) CRM
7 4 (14.29%) UML
8 3 (10.71%) Domain Models
8 3 (10.71%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) ActionScript
2 10 (35.71%) ActionScript 2.0
2 10 (35.71%) ActionScript 3.0
2 10 (35.71%) Java
3 6 (21.43%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) RosettaNet
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) webMethods
2 10 (35.71%) IBM
3 9 (32.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft