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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EDI over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 142 133 115
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -18
Contract jobs citing EDI 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.064% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 0.26% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £413
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £25.50 -
% change year-on-year
-32.35% -
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
884 766 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.74% 24.42% 26.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 451 328
Average daily rate £375 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 32
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £20.90 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £43.65 £145.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

EDI
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EDI across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EDI within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester 0 4 £475 +72.72% 3
Cheshire - 3 £400 - 3
Lancashire - 1 - -
EDI
England

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (33.33%) SLA
1 4 (33.33%) Change Management
1 4 (33.33%) Operations Management
1 4 (33.33%) Line Management
2 3 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) WCF
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 3 (25.00%) EDIFACT
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (25.00%) ActionScript
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 3 (25.00%) JMS
2 3 (25.00%) SMTP
2 3 (25.00%) HTTP
3 2 (16.67%) ABAP
3 2 (16.67%) FMCG
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) B2B
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
4 1 (8.33%) SEEBURGER
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting

EDI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SMTP
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Client Services Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) EDI Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) SAP EDI Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) JMS
1 3 (25.00%) EDIFACT
1 3 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) FMCG
3 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Change Management
1 4 (33.33%) Operations Management
1 4 (33.33%) Line Management
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) B2B
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) ActionScript
1 3 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
2 2 (16.67%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) SEEBURGER