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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 540 602 568
Rank change year-on-year +62 -34  
Contract jobs citing EAI 47 50 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.094% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 45
Median daily rate £544 £550 £499
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.09% +10.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £470 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £625 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £584 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +16.80% -  
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39103 44215 45229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.33% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25496 29340 29026
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1070 1262
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.70 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

EAI
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 21 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 3 months to 25 June 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
England +46 45 £522 -5.09% 5
London +13 30 £465 -21.84% 4
City of London +9 8 - - 1
East of England -3 6 £588 +12.00%
Wiltshire +7 3 - -
Northampton +6 3 - -
Swindon +4 3 - -
South West +4 3 - -
Northamptonshire -2 3 - -
East Midlands -9 3 - -
Essex - 3 £588 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £450 -
South East +26 2 £544 +15.07%
Berkshire +14 2 £544 +15.68%
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £588 -
West Midlands +24 1 £600 -
Newbury +4 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £450 -
Telford - 1 £600 -
Shropshire - 1 £600 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 50 (45.45%) SOA
2 43 (39.09%) Web Services
3 33 (30.00%) Java
4 32 (29.09%) Oracle
4 32 (29.09%) SOAP
5 30 (27.27%) XML
6 29 (26.36%) Middleware
6 29 (26.36%) IBM
6 29 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (23.64%) Enterprise Architecture
8 25 (22.73%) SQL
8 25 (22.73%) Data Modelling
9 24 (21.82%) Finance
9 24 (21.82%) SDLC
10 23 (20.91%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (19.09%) REST
12 20 (18.18%) ETL
12 20 (18.18%) HTTP
12 20 (18.18%) JavaScript
12 20 (18.18%) QA
13 19 (17.27%) Siebel
13 19 (17.27%) RESTful
14 18 (16.36%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (16.36%) J2EE
15 17 (15.45%) E-Commerce
15 17 (15.45%) Workflow
16 16 (14.55%) UML
16 16 (14.55%) JBoss
16 16 (14.55%) Apache
16 16 (14.55%) WebSphere

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 16 (14.55%) Apache
1 16 (14.55%) JBoss
1 16 (14.55%) WebSphere
2 12 (10.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (9.09%) Mule
4 6 (5.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (5.45%) Apache Spark
5 5 (4.55%) Confluence
5 5 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.64%) Apache Solr
6 4 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.73%) Apache Pig
7 3 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.73%) MQSeries
7 3 (2.73%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.82%) CMS
8 2 (1.82%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.91%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Eloqua
2 3 (2.73%) Pega PRPC
3 1 (0.91%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.91%) SAP AFS
3 1 (0.91%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.45%) SaaS
4 5 (4.55%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 5 (4.55%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (3.64%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (3.64%) GitHub
6 2 (1.82%) Veeva
7 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.91%) Boomi
7 1 (0.91%) Force.com
7 1 (0.91%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.91%) PaaS
7 1 (0.91%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.18%) HTTP
2 13 (11.82%) FTP
3 7 (6.36%) MPLS
4 5 (4.55%) Ethernet
4 5 (4.55%) Internet
4 5 (4.55%) IPsec
4 5 (4.55%) VPN
5 4 (3.64%) Network Security
6 3 (2.73%) Firewall
6 3 (2.73%) Value-Added Service
6 3 (2.73%) VoLTE
6 3 (2.73%) WAN
7 1 (0.91%) CTI
7 1 (0.91%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.00%) MariaDB
2 11 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (8.18%) Siebel EIM
5 7 (6.36%) Hadoop
5 7 (6.36%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.64%) DataStax
6 4 (3.64%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.73%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.73%) Big Data
7 3 (2.73%) HBase
7 3 (2.73%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.73%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.73%) QlikView
7 3 (2.73%) Sqoop
8 2 (1.82%) MySQL
9 1 (0.91%) DB2
9 1 (0.91%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (11.82%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.27%) PowerDesigner
3 5 (4.55%) JIRA
4 4 (3.64%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.64%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.64%) Hudson
4 4 (3.64%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (3.64%) Rational Rose
5 3 (2.73%) Ant
5 3 (2.73%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.73%) JUnit
5 3 (2.73%) Maven
5 3 (2.73%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.91%) Checkstyle
6 1 (0.91%) jMock
6 1 (0.91%) Selenium
6 1 (0.91%) Subversion
6 1 (0.91%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (21.82%) Finance
2 13 (11.82%) Telecoms
3 11 (10.00%) Banking
4 10 (9.09%) Financial Institution
5 8 (7.27%) Billing
6 7 (6.36%) Retail
7 4 (3.64%) Marketing
8 3 (2.73%) Back Office
9 2 (1.82%) Advertising
9 2 (1.82%) Law
10 1 (0.91%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (53.64%) Architect
2 34 (30.91%) Developer
3 25 (22.73%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (8.18%) BPM Developer
4 9 (8.18%) Integration Architect
4 9 (8.18%) Pega Developer
5 8 (7.27%) Siebel Developer
6 7 (6.36%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (5.45%) Data Architect
7 6 (5.45%) IT Architect
7 6 (5.45%) Lead Architect
7 6 (5.45%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.55%) Applications Architect
8 5 (4.55%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.55%) Java Architect
8 5 (4.55%) OSS Architect
8 5 (4.55%) Salesforce Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Salesforce Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (39.09%) Web Services
2 32 (29.09%) SOAP
3 30 (27.27%) XML
4 29 (26.36%) Middleware
5 21 (19.09%) REST
6 19 (17.27%) RESTful
7 18 (16.36%) J2EE
8 12 (10.91%) AngularJS
8 12 (10.91%) XML Schema
9 11 (10.00%) JMS
9 11 (10.00%) Spring
9 11 (10.00%) XSD
10 10 (9.09%) JSON
11 9 (8.18%) CSS
11 9 (8.18%) HTML
11 9 (8.18%) IBM Integration Bus
11 9 (8.18%) jQuery
11 9 (8.18%) Struts
11 9 (8.18%) WebSphere MQ
12 8 (7.27%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.91%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (16.36%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (12.73%) Private Cloud
4 10 (9.09%) Hedge funds
5 9 (8.18%) N-Tier
6 8 (7.27%) Computer Science
7 7 (6.36%) Data Centre
8 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
9 4 (3.64%) Clustering
9 4 (3.64%) DataPower
9 4 (3.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.82%) Life Science
12 1 (0.91%) Equities
12 1 (0.91%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 8 (7.27%) Linux
3 6 (5.45%) Unix
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (45.45%) SOA
2 29 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (23.64%) Enterprise Architecture
4 25 (22.73%) Data Modelling
5 24 (21.82%) SDLC
6 20 (18.18%) ETL
7 17 (15.45%) E-Commerce
7 17 (15.45%) Workflow
8 16 (14.55%) UML
9 14 (12.73%) TOGAF
10 13 (11.82%) Data Mapping
10 13 (11.82%) Open Source
11 12 (10.91%) Scrum
12 11 (10.00%) Migration
12 11 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
13 10 (9.09%) Microservices
13 10 (9.09%) Unit Testing
14 9 (8.18%) Validation
15 8 (7.27%) Configuration Management
15 8 (7.27%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.00%) Java
2 25 (22.73%) SQL
3 20 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.27%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
5 6 (5.45%) Apex Code
6 4 (3.64%) SOQL
6 4 (3.64%) SOSL
7 3 (2.73%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.73%) Python
8 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.91%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.91%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.91%) C
9 1 (0.91%) C#
9 1 (0.91%) C++
9 1 (0.91%) PHP
9 1 (0.91%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (12.73%) Degree
2 8 (7.27%) Master's Degree
3 7 (6.36%) Siebel Certification
4 4 (3.64%) CISA
4 4 (3.64%) CISM
4 4 (3.64%) CISSP
5 3 (2.73%) IBM Certification
5 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.91%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (18.18%) QA
2 4 (3.64%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.64%) FedRAMP
2 4 (3.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.55%) Apache Flume
2 3 (2.73%) Docker
2 3 (2.73%) HDFS
3 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) MOM
2 4 (3.64%) Kibana
2 4 (3.64%) logstash
3 2 (1.82%) Mesos
3 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.82%) Puppet
4 1 (0.91%) Ansible
4 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 32 (29.09%) Oracle
2 29 (26.36%) IBM
3 19 (17.27%) Siebel
4 14 (12.73%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (10.91%) Pega
6 8 (7.27%) Informatica
6 8 (7.27%) TIBCO
7 7 (6.36%) SAP
7 7 (6.36%) webMethods
8 6 (5.45%) Adobe
9 5 (4.55%) Cloudera
10 4 (3.64%) Ab Initio
11 3 (2.73%) Cisco
11 3 (2.73%) Infovista
11 3 (2.73%) Microsoft
11 3 (2.73%) MuleSoft
11 3 (2.73%) Riverbed
11 3 (2.73%) Tableau
12 2 (1.82%) Green Hat
12 2 (1.82%) Red Hat
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