Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 789 792 721
Rank change year-on-year +3 -71 -45
Contract jobs citing EAI 100 94 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.089% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 56 107
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £350 £263 £310
90th Percentile £638 £675 £592
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £425
% change year-on-year -7.69% +14.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86286 88673 93962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.92% 81.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 57474 58658 60890
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2038 2353 2731
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.26 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -1.96% +4.26% +17.50%

EAI
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing EAI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for EAI in the UK

EAI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EAI in the UK

EAI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EAI over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EAI in the UK

EAI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EAI in the UK

EAI
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EAI within the UK 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
England +35 86 £525 +10.53% 6
UK excluding London +36 51 £450 -7.69% 1
London -3 46 £550 +15.79% 5
South East +10 20 £350 -25.97% 1
Midlands +28 10 £525 +20.00%
Northern Ireland - 10 £450 -
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 -
Scotland - 1 - -

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 with a requirement for EAI.

1 51 (51.00%) SOA
2 48 (48.00%) Enterprise Software
3 39 (39.00%) Java
4 38 (38.00%) SQL
5 37 (37.00%) Middleware
6 35 (35.00%) XML
7 31 (31.00%) Web Services
8 28 (28.00%) B2B
9 27 (27.00%) Oracle
10 26 (26.00%) Banking
11 24 (24.00%) Finance
11 24 (24.00%) SOAP
11 24 (24.00%) UML
11 24 (24.00%) HTTP
12 23 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (22.00%) JMS
13 22 (22.00%) TIBCO
14 21 (21.00%) FTP
15 19 (19.00%) XSD
16 18 (18.00%) PL/SQL
17 17 (17.00%) JDBC
18 16 (16.00%) J2EE
18 16 (16.00%) IBM
19 15 (15.00%) Data Modelling
19 15 (15.00%) Apache Camel
20 14 (14.00%) DataPower
20 14 (14.00%) XML Schema
20 14 (14.00%) .NET
20 14 (14.00%) Data Security
21 13 (13.00%) BusinessWorks

EAI
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 12 (12.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (11.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (7.00%) Mule
4 6 (6.00%) JBoss
5 5 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.00%) Documentum
6 2 (2.00%) Mule ESB
6 2 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.00%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.00%) Apache
7 1 (1.00%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.00%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.00%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.00%) FileNet
7 1 (1.00%) IIS
7 1 (1.00%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 13 (13.00%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (4.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (3.00%) Siebel CRM
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.00%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.00%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.00%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.00%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.00%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.00%) OpenShift
2 7 (7.00%) PaaS
2 7 (7.00%) SaaS
3 6 (6.00%) IaaS
4 4 (4.00%) Boomi
4 4 (4.00%) Force.com
5 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (24.00%) HTTP
2 21 (21.00%) FTP
3 12 (12.00%) Internet
4 11 (11.00%) SSL
5 9 (9.00%) SMTP
6 5 (5.00%) Firewall
7 4 (4.00%) HTTPS
8 3 (3.00%) SSH
8 3 (3.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.00%) Extranet
9 2 (2.00%) Intranet
9 2 (2.00%) MQTT
10 1 (1.00%) AMQP
10 1 (1.00%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.00%) IPsec
10 1 (1.00%) MPLS
10 1 (1.00%) Network Security
10 1 (1.00%) VPN
10 1 (1.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.00%) Siebel EIM
5 4 (4.00%) Big Data
5 4 (4.00%) Geospatial Data
5 4 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.00%) Spatial Data
7 1 (1.00%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.00%) DataStax
7 1 (1.00%) DB2
7 1 (1.00%) GIS
7 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.00%) HBase
7 1 (1.00%) MySQL
7 1 (1.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (10.00%) Maven
2 9 (9.00%) Eclipse
2 9 (9.00%) JUnit
3 8 (8.00%) Ant
3 8 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.00%) SoapUI
4 7 (7.00%) Checkstyle
4 7 (7.00%) IntelliJ
4 7 (7.00%) XMLUnit
5 5 (5.00%) PowerDesigner
6 4 (4.00%) Subversion
7 2 (2.00%) DbUnit
7 2 (2.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.00%) jMock
7 2 (2.00%) Mockito
7 2 (2.00%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.00%) Hudson
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 26 (26.00%) Banking
2 24 (24.00%) Finance
3 9 (9.00%) Retail
4 4 (4.00%) Back Office
4 4 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.00%) Billing
6 1 (1.00%) Games
6 1 (1.00%) International Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Legal
6 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (42.00%) Developer
2 19 (19.00%) Architect
3 13 (13.00%) Consultant
4 12 (12.00%) Java Developer
5 11 (11.00%) Senior Manager
6 10 (10.00%) TIBCO Developer
7 9 (9.00%) Integration Developer
8 7 (7.00%) Development Manager
8 7 (7.00%) EAI Developer
8 7 (7.00%) Integration Manager
8 7 (7.00%) Senior Development Manager
8 7 (7.00%) SOA Developer
8 7 (7.00%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (6.00%) Data Architect
10 5 (5.00%) BizTalk Developer
10 5 (5.00%) Siebel Developer
11 4 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
11 4 (4.00%) EAI Architect
11 4 (4.00%) Senior Delivery Manager
11 4 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (37.00%) Middleware
2 35 (35.00%) XML
3 31 (31.00%) Web Services
4 24 (24.00%) SOAP
5 22 (22.00%) JMS
6 19 (19.00%) XSD
7 17 (17.00%) JDBC
8 16 (16.00%) J2EE
9 15 (15.00%) Apache Camel
10 14 (14.00%) .NET
10 14 (14.00%) XML Schema
11 13 (13.00%) TIBCO EMS
12 12 (12.00%) WSDL
13 11 (11.00%) EDI
13 11 (11.00%) Rendezvous
13 11 (11.00%) WebSphere MQ
13 11 (11.00%) XSL
14 10 (10.00%) HTML
15 9 (9.00%) ebXML
15 9 (9.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 48 (48.00%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (14.00%) DataPower
3 13 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.00%) N-Tier
5 4 (4.00%) Equities
5 4 (4.00%) Fixed Income
5 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.00%) Hedge funds
7 2 (2.00%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.00%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.00%) Windows
2 6 (6.00%) Linux
2 6 (6.00%) Unix
3 5 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (51.00%) SOA
2 28 (28.00%) B2B
3 24 (24.00%) UML
4 23 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 14 (14.00%) Data Security
7 13 (13.00%) Open Source
8 12 (12.00%) Configuration Management
8 12 (12.00%) Service Design
9 11 (11.00%) CRM
9 11 (11.00%) ETL
10 10 (10.00%) Microservices
10 10 (10.00%) Migration
10 10 (10.00%) Use Case
11 9 (9.00%) API Development
11 9 (9.00%) Data Architecture
11 9 (9.00%) Data Management
11 9 (9.00%) High Availability
11 9 (9.00%) SDLC
12 8 (8.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 39 (39.00%) Java
2 38 (38.00%) SQL
3 18 (18.00%) PL/SQL
4 12 (12.00%) XPath
5 11 (11.00%) ActionScript
5 11 (11.00%) ActionScript 2.0
6 9 (9.00%) ActionScript 3.0
7 7 (7.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.00%) Apex Code
9 4 (4.00%) C#
9 4 (4.00%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.00%) T-SQL
9 4 (4.00%) XQuery
10 3 (3.00%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
11 2 (2.00%) C
12 1 (1.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.00%) Siebel Certification
2 2 (2.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) CISA
3 1 (1.00%) CISM
3 1 (1.00%) CISSP
3 1 (1.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.00%) QA
1 9 (9.00%) RosettaNet
2 2 (2.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.00%) FedRAMP
3 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.00%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (12.00%) MOM
2 7 (7.00%) TIBCO Hawk
3 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.00%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (1.00%) Kibana
4 1 (1.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 27 (27.00%) Oracle
2 22 (22.00%) TIBCO
3 16 (16.00%) IBM
4 12 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (10.00%) webMethods
6 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (8.00%) Red Hat
8 7 (7.00%) Siebel
9 5 (5.00%) Informatica
9 5 (5.00%) Solace
10 4 (4.00%) Dell
10 4 (4.00%) MuleSoft
10 4 (4.00%) Sybase
11 3 (3.00%) Pega
11 3 (3.00%) SAP
12 2 (2.00%) RedPrairie
13 1 (1.00%) Cloudera
13 1 (1.00%) Green Hat
13 1 (1.00%) Jitterbit
13 1 (1.00%) Riverbed