The table below looks at the statistics for EDI skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 535 475 439
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -36
Contract jobs citing EDI 45 87 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.62% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 36 55
Average daily rate
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£425 £369 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% -12.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £506 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £360 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -15.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
EDI
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13987 14091 14789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.90% 29.28% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9268 9363 8950
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 232 362
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.63 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

EDI
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

EDI Jobs Demand Trend in England

EDI
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

EDI Daily Rate Trend in England

EDI
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EDI across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

EDI Daily Rate Histogram in England

EDI
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

EDI Hourly Rate Trend in England

EDI
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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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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
London +1 11 £438 +6.06% 8
South East -30 9 £420 +16.66% 7
West Midlands -10 7 £405 +15.71% 3
East Midlands +3 6 £600 +47.23% 1
East of England -24 5 £288 - 4
North West -12 3 £425 +93.18% 3
Midlands +2 1 £475 - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 4
South West - - - -
EDI
UK

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 55 (49.55%) SAP
2 24 (21.62%) SQL
3 21 (18.92%) ABAP
3 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
3 21 (18.92%) XML
4 18 (16.22%) ERP
4 18 (16.22%) SAP SD
5 17 (15.32%) Middleware
6 16 (14.41%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (14.41%) Microsoft
6 16 (14.41%) Oracle
6 16 (14.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (13.51%) CRM
8 14 (12.61%) FTP
8 14 (12.61%) Java
9 13 (11.71%) B2B
9 13 (11.71%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (9.91%) EDIFACT
10 11 (9.91%) SOAP
11 10 (9.01%) IBM
11 10 (9.01%) HTTP
11 10 (9.01%) Web Services
11 10 (9.01%) Business Analysis
11 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database
12 9 (8.11%) XPath
12 9 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (8.11%) jQuery
12 9 (8.11%) Workflow
12 9 (8.11%) Oracle EBS

EDI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (4.50%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.60%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.80%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.80%) SAS
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.60%) MS Office
3 2 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (16.22%) SAP SD
2 9 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (3.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (3.60%) MFGPRO
3 4 (3.60%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (3.60%) SAP CO
3 4 (3.60%) SAP FI
4 3 (2.70%) SAP MM
5 2 (1.80%) SAP GRC
5 2 (1.80%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.90%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.90%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.90%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.90%) SAP CS
6 1 (0.90%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.90%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.90%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Heroku
2 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.61%) FTP
2 10 (9.01%) HTTP
3 8 (7.21%) Internet
4 3 (2.70%) NAS
5 2 (1.80%) SSH
5 2 (1.80%) Extranet
6 1 (0.90%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database
4 9 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.60%) SAP BW
7 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.70%) MS Access
7 3 (2.70%) EDMS
7 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.90%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 1 (0.90%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (0.90%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (0.90%) Cognos Transformer
8 1 (0.90%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.90%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.90%) Subversion
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.90%) JIRA
2 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (8.11%) Manufacturing
2 8 (7.21%) Finance
3 7 (6.31%) Retail
4 2 (1.80%) Back Office
5 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.90%) Automotive
5 1 (0.90%) Banking
5 1 (0.90%) German Language
5 1 (0.90%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 28 (25.23%) Consultant
2 25 (22.52%) Analyst
3 18 (16.22%) Developer
4 15 (13.51%) SAP Consultant
5 10 (9.01%) Business Analyst
5 10 (9.01%) EDI Consultant
6 9 (8.11%) Architect
7 7 (6.31%) SAP EDI Consultant
7 7 (6.31%) EDI Analyst
8 6 (5.41%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.50%) SAP Developer
10 4 (3.60%) SAP PI Consultant
10 4 (3.60%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.60%) EDI Project Manager
10 4 (3.60%) EDI Business Analyst
11 3 (2.70%) EDI Specialist
11 3 (2.70%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (2.70%) Implementation Analyst
11 3 (2.70%) Data Analyst
11 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.92%) XML
2 17 (15.32%) Middleware
3 11 (9.91%) EDIFACT
3 11 (9.91%) SOAP
4 10 (9.01%) Web Services
5 9 (8.11%) jQuery
5 9 (8.11%) WSDL
6 8 (7.21%) JMS
6 8 (7.21%) XSD
6 8 (7.21%) Oracle Fusion
6 8 (7.21%) Spring
6 8 (7.21%) REST
7 5 (4.50%) SAP ALE
7 5 (4.50%) SAP PI
8 4 (3.60%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 4 (3.60%) SAP Smart Forms
8 4 (3.60%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (3.60%) .NET
9 3 (2.70%) XSLT
10 2 (1.80%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.50%) DataPower
3 3 (2.70%) FMCG
4 2 (1.80%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.80%) iSeries
4 2 (1.80%) Life Science
4 2 (1.80%) AS400
4 2 (1.80%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.80%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.90%) NHS
5 1 (0.90%) PMI
5 1 (0.90%) TRADACOMS
5 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.90%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.21%) UNIX
2 4 (3.60%) Linux
3 3 (2.70%) Windows
4 2 (1.80%) zOS
4 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.90%) VMS
5 1 (0.90%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.22%) ERP
2 16 (14.41%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (13.51%) CRM
4 13 (11.71%) B2B
5 10 (9.01%) Business Analysis
6 9 (8.11%) Workflow
6 9 (8.11%) EAI
6 9 (8.11%) SOA
7 8 (7.21%) BPMN
7 8 (7.21%) BPEL
8 7 (6.31%) Incident Management
9 6 (5.41%) Project Management
9 6 (5.41%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (4.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (4.50%) ITIL
10 5 (4.50%) Logistics
11 4 (3.60%) Data Mapping
11 4 (3.60%) SAP Implementation
11 4 (3.60%) Data Analysis
11 4 (3.60%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.62%) SQL
2 21 (18.92%) ABAP
3 14 (12.61%) Java
4 9 (8.11%) XPath
5 8 (7.21%) XQuery
5 8 (7.21%) Groovy
6 6 (5.41%) ActionScript
6 6 (5.41%) ActionScript 2.0
7 5 (4.50%) C#
8 4 (3.60%) SAPscript
9 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.80%) Pascal
9 2 (1.80%) VB
9 2 (1.80%) VBA
9 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.80%) C
9 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (5.41%) MCITP
1 6 (5.41%) MCTS
1 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.80%) Degree
3 1 (0.90%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (0.90%) PMP
3 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.80%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) RosettaNet
2 2 (1.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.90%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (49.55%) SAP
2 16 (14.41%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.41%) Oracle
3 13 (11.71%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (9.01%) IBM
5 4 (3.60%) webMethods
6 3 (2.70%) TARGIT
7 2 (1.80%) Google
7 2 (1.80%) QAD
7 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.80%) Cognos
7 2 (1.80%) Adobe
8 1 (0.90%) Aveksa
8 1 (0.90%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.90%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.90%) BMC
8 1 (0.90%) ReadSoft
8 1 (0.90%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.90%) StreamServe
8 1 (0.90%) Infor
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