The first table below looks at the demand for EDI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EDI over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Manchester 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 84 70 90
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Contract jobs citing EDI 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.31% 0.072%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 1.04% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £275 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 - £60.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
411 288 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.05% 29.84% 30.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 148 265
Average daily rate £325 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £372 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 17
Average hourly rate £135.00 £31.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+328.57% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
EDI
North West

EDI
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

EDI Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

EDI
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

EDI Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

EDI
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

EDI Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

EDI
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EDI within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - - - -
Bury - - - -
Sale - - - - 1
EDI
North West

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) Epicor
2 2 (33.33%) EDIFACT
2 2 (33.33%) Automotive
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Toad
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) German Language
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) TRADACOMS
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow

EDI
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP SD
1 1 (16.67%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (33.33%) Toad
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Automotive
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
1 2 (33.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Software Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) IT Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) EDIFACT
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (33.33%) TRADACOMS
2 1 (16.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Management
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) B2B
2 1 (16.67%) B2C
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Epicor
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle