The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 North West 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 127 121 133
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing EDI 2 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.066% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.91% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £360 £413
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +94.44%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
721 766 989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.76% 28.69% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 410 537
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 36
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £13.61 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
EDI
England

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 25 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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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 -7 2 £425 +21.42% 7
Cheshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
EDI
England

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Document Management
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) Toad
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) EDMS
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) EDIFACT
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) NAS

EDI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (20.00%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) EDMS
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) Toad
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics NAV Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP SD Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP MM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) EDIFACT
2 1 (20.00%) BAPI
2 1 (20.00%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (40.00%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Management
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
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