The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 139 117
Rank change year-on-year +24 -22  
Contract jobs citing EAI 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.050% 0.034% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.041% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £600 - £575
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1676 2464 1832
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.51% 82.60% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 1476 1142
Median daily rate £404 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.93% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 54 76
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -7.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.15 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

EAI
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

EAI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EAI in the West Midlands

EAI
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EAI within the West Midlands region 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
Shropshire - 1 £600 -
EAI
England

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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for EAI.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Dutch Language
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Visualforce
2 1 (50.00%) Apex Code
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Critical Success Factor
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) API Design
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) JMS

EAI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (50.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) API Design
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Critical Success Factor
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Apex Code
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com