Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an EAI Architect was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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) Architect
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 883 880 892
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12 -2
Contract jobs requiring an EAI Architect 4 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.010% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.011% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
UK median daily rate £588 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% - +29.41%
10th Percentile £446 £481 £525
90th Percentile £699 £628 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £700 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +33.33% -4.55% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97742 99747 107875
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64508 65028 68632
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3319 4120
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

EAI Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured EAI Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for EAI Architect in the UK

EAI Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EAI Architect in the UK

EAI Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EAI Architect over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EAI Architect in the UK

EAI Architect
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EAI Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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
England +9 4 £588 +6.82%
London -18 3 £550 -4.35%
UK excluding London +31 1 £700 +33.33%
South East +1 1 £700 +40.00%

EAI Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, EAI Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring EAI Architect in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) EAI
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) RUP
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (50.00%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Infovista
3 1 (25.00%) Rendezvous
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (25.00%) Extranet
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) WSDL
3 1 (25.00%) B2B
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

EAI Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) Extranet
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) GIS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) EJB
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Rendezvous
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (25.00%) WSDL
3 1 (25.00%) XSD
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) EAI
2 2 (50.00%) RUP
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) B2B
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
3 1 (25.00%) DSDM
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Process Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Process Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) SSADM
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) XPath
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Infovista
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (25.00%) Siebel