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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 155 137 129
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -8
Contract jobs citing EDI 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.079% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.47% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £14.38 £57.10
% change year-on-year
+160.86% -74.82%
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
1023 848 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.99% 25.92% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 544 435
Average daily rate £360 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 25 15
Average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.93 £19.36 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £42.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Lancashire -1 2 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
EDI
England

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (33.33%) SAP
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) XML
1 3 (33.33%) SAP SD
2 2 (22.22%) ActionScript
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) EDIFACT
2 2 (22.22%) XSL
2 2 (22.22%) XSLT
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) EAI
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) B2B
2 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Operations Management
2 2 (22.22%) XPath
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Product Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
2 2 (22.22%) Line Management
2 2 (22.22%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) IFS

EDI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SAP SD
2 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
2 1 (11.11%) SAP MM
2 1 (11.11%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (22.22%) EDI Developer
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SAP SD Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Service Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (11.11%) EDI Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IFS Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Functional Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAP MM Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) EDIFACT
2 2 (22.22%) XSL
2 2 (22.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) B2B
1 2 (22.22%) Change Management
1 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
1 2 (22.22%) EAI
1 2 (22.22%) ERP
1 2 (22.22%) Line Management
1 2 (22.22%) Operations Management
1 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
1 2 (22.22%) Product Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
1 2 (22.22%) SOA
1 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
1 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) ActionScript
1 2 (22.22%) ActionScript 2.0
1 2 (22.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) IFS