The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 191 211 202
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Contract jobs citing EDI 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.074% 0.032% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.11% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£344 - £1,000
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £25.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -
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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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1630 1889 1798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.03% 30.01% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1283 1422 1421
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 16
Average hourly rate £19.72 £41.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.91% -69.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Replication
4 1 (14.29%) Clustering
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Billing
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) SAP ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) JMS
4 1 (14.29%) EAI
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) B2B
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) PMP
4 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
4 1 (14.29%) SAP SD

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP ERP
1 1 (14.29%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Process Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Change Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) TIBCO Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior TIBCO Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Change Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP SD Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) JMS
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) EAI
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PMP
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO