The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 England 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EDIFACT
Rank 550 546 558
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing EDIFACT 7 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.009% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.051% 0.030% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 9
Average daily rate
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£485 £414 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £387 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £441 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13762 13268 14024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.87% 28.48% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8997 8612 8708
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 271 343
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
EDIFACT
UK

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EDIFACT across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

EDIFACT Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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
South East -22 4 £420 -
London +12 2 £550 +32.85%
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
EDIFACT
UK

EDIFACT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 13 (92.86%) EDI
2 8 (57.14%) SAP
3 6 (42.86%) XML
3 6 (42.86%) Retail
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) QA
4 4 (28.57%) TRADACOMS
5 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 2 (14.29%) SAP ALE
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) Toad
6 2 (14.29%) B2B
6 2 (14.29%) ISEB
6 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (14.29%) XSLT
6 2 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Test Automation

EDIFACT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Lync
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Broadband
1 1 (7.14%) ISDN
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
1 1 (7.14%) VLAN
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) Toad
2 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (7.14%) XMLSpy
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (7.14%) Fiddler
3 1 (7.14%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) EDI Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) SAP EDI Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) EDI Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) EDI Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) EDI Developer
5 1 (7.14%) EDI Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) EDI
2 6 (42.86%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) XSLT
3 2 (14.29%) SAP ALE
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 1 (7.14%) WCF
4 1 (7.14%) SAP PI
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (7.14%) OLE DB
4 1 (7.14%) ODBC
4 1 (7.14%) XSD
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) JSP
4 1 (7.14%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) TRADACOMS
2 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
1 2 (14.29%) B2B
1 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
1 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
1 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (14.29%) Test Management
1 2 (14.29%) Data Mapping
1 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
1 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
1 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
1 2 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.14%) Web Development
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) ERP
2 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) PHP
1 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
1 1 (7.14%) ActionScript
1 1 (7.14%) XPath
1 1 (7.14%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) SAP
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) HP