The table below looks at the statistics for EDIFACT 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 EDIFACT 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
EDIFACT
Rank 569 575 518
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -57
Contract jobs citing EDIFACT 14 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.014% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.051% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
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£400 £275 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 -
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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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13693 13713 11856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.10% 27.27% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8983 9024 7581
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 205 335
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.80 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.82 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

EDIFACT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

EDIFACT Jobs Demand Trend in England

EDIFACT
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

EDIFACT Daily Rate Trend in England

EDIFACT
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

EDIFACT Hourly Rate Trend in England

EDIFACT
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 EDIFACT within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 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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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
East of England - 5 - -
North West -18 3 £400 +45.45%
South East -8 2 - - 3
East Midlands +5 1 - -
London - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
EDIFACT
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EDIFACT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing EDIFACT 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 EDIFACT.

1 18 (78.26%) SAP
2 13 (56.52%) EDI
3 11 (47.83%) Logistics
4 10 (43.48%) SAP SD
5 8 (34.78%) VMS
5 8 (34.78%) Automotive
6 7 (30.43%) XML
7 4 (17.39%) TRADACOMS
7 4 (17.39%) JMS
7 4 (17.39%) HTTP
8 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (13.04%) Middleware
8 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
8 3 (13.04%) SMTP
8 3 (13.04%) ActionScript
8 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (13.04%) SAP PI
8 3 (13.04%) ActionScript 2.0
8 3 (13.04%) WCF
8 3 (13.04%) Clustering
8 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
9 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (8.70%) XML Messaging
9 2 (8.70%) FMCG
9 2 (8.70%) Java
9 2 (8.70%) FTP
9 2 (8.70%) ERP
9 2 (8.70%) JDBC
9 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (4.35%) SOAP

EDIFACT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing EDIFACT 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 EDIFACT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 10 (43.48%) SAP SD
2 1 (4.35%) SAP R/3
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (4.35%) SAP SRM
2 1 (4.35%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) HTTP
2 3 (13.04%) SMTP
3 2 (8.70%) FTP
4 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (34.78%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Consultant
2 13 (56.52%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (30.43%) SAP SD Consultant
4 6 (26.09%) EDI Consultant
5 4 (17.39%) SAP EDI Consultant
6 3 (13.04%) Developer
6 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) SAP PI Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) EDI Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Integration Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) TIBCO Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) EDI
2 7 (30.43%) XML
3 4 (17.39%) JMS
4 3 (13.04%) Middleware
4 3 (13.04%) SAP PI
4 3 (13.04%) WCF
5 2 (8.70%) XML Messaging
5 2 (8.70%) JDBC
6 1 (4.35%) SOAP
6 1 (4.35%) XSLT
6 1 (4.35%) XML Schema
6 1 (4.35%) JSON
6 1 (4.35%) cXML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) TRADACOMS
2 3 (13.04%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) FMCG
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Logistics
2 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.70%) ERP
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) CRM
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) B2B
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Time Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Mapping
4 1 (4.35%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) ActionScript
1 3 (13.04%) ActionScript 2.0
2 2 (8.70%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) ABAP
3 1 (4.35%) XQuery
3 1 (4.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) RosettaNet
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
2 1 (4.35%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) OpenText