The table below looks at the statistics for EDI skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EDI over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 140 127 122
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs citing EDI 5 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.17% 0.58% 0.088%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.63% 1.97% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 2
Average daily rate
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£428 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.50 -
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
EDI
England

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 East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
793 864 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.54% 29.27% 30.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 541 387
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 31 43
Average hourly rate £38.00 £38.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £28.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

EDI
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

EDI Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

EDI
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

EDI Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

EDI
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

EDI Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

EDI
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EDI within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 3 £475 -
Bedfordshire -3 2 £380 +26.66%
EDI
England

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (41.67%) SAP
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) FTP
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (25.00%) EDIFACT
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) X.400
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) RPG
4 2 (16.67%) ABAP
4 2 (16.67%) ActionScript
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) AS400
4 2 (16.67%) SAP PI
4 2 (16.67%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (16.67%) OpenText
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) NWDS
5 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 1 (8.33%) BAPI

EDI
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) FTP
2 2 (16.67%) X.400
3 1 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) NWDS
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) EDI Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) EDI Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (16.67%) EDI Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) SAP EDI Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Middleware Architect
6 1 (8.33%) EDI Systems Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) ABAP Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) EDIFACT
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) SAP PI
2 2 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) AS400
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) EPoS
2 1 (8.33%) FMCG
2 1 (8.33%) iSeries
2 1 (8.33%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) B2B
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
4 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) ABAP
3 2 (16.67%) ActionScript
3 2 (16.67%) RPG
3 2 (16.67%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (8.33%) SAPscript
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) OpenText
3 1 (8.33%) Lagan
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle