The table below looks at the statistics for EDI skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EDI over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 168 152 139
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Contract jobs citing EDI 1 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.025% 0.20% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.098% 0.88% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £401 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +45.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.57% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £17.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+194.11% -33.33%
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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1016 913 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.25% 22.96% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 576 431
Median daily rate £385 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 22 7
Median hourly rate £39.25 £42.50 £40.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% +4.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.16 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.13 £46.09 £140.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

EDI
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing EDI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

EDI Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

EDI
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

EDI Daily Rate Trend in the North West

EDI
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

EDI Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

EDI
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EDI within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -7 1 £401 +0.12%
EDI
England

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing EDI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for EDI.

1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XSL
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
2 2 (33.33%) EAI
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) B2B
2 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) ActionScript
2 2 (33.33%) EDIFACT
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Operations Management
2 2 (33.33%) XPath
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Product Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) ActionScript 2.0
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Data Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) SAP SD

EDI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) EDI Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP MM Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP SD Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) EDIFACT
2 2 (33.33%) XSL
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) B2B
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Transformation
1 2 (33.33%) EAI
1 2 (33.33%) Line Management
1 2 (33.33%) Operations Management
1 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) Product Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) ActionScript
1 2 (33.33%) ActionScript 2.0
1 2 (33.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) SAP