The first table below looks at the demand for EDI skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EDI over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 206 200 223
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +23
Contract jobs citing EDI 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.031% 0.016% 0.012%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.056% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £1,000 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 - £60.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1904 1791 1956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.51% 28.15% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1434 1422 1407
Average daily rate £425 £415 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 20
Average hourly rate £41.00 £135.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.62% +321.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £25.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £135.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
EDI
London

EDI
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

EDI Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

EDI
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

EDI Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

EDI
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EDI across the City of London region.

EDI Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) webMethods
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Green Hat
3 1 (20.00%) SAP PI
3 1 (20.00%) SWIFT
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) LSMW
3 1 (20.00%) SAP ALE
3 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (20.00%) BAPI
3 1 (20.00%) JDBC
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) ABAP
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) XSD
3 1 (20.00%) MQSeries

EDI
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (20.00%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LSMW
1 1 (20.00%) PowerBuilder
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SAP PI Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) webMethods Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) SAP PI
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) SAP ALE
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (20.00%) BAPI
3 1 (20.00%) JDBC
3 1 (20.00%) XSD
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) WSDL
3 1 (20.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) ABAP
2 1 (20.00%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) webMethods
2 1 (20.00%) Green Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) IBM