The table below looks at the statistics for EDI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EDI over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 53 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing EDI 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% - 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% - 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£450 - £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.38 £19.06 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-24.56% -41.36%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
127 137 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.39% 24.12% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 79 91
Average daily rate £355 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 11
Average hourly rate £17.21 £16.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £16.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.44 £16.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

EDI
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EDI across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

EDI Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

EDI
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing EDI across the Birmingham region.

EDI Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

EDI
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing EDI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited EDI.

1 1 (50.00%) ABAP
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) LSMW
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (50.00%) SAP HCM
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Learning Management System
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) SuccessFactors

EDI
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing EDI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited EDI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (50.00%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SuccessFactors
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) LSMW
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP HCM Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) ABAP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft