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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 145 132 126
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs citing EDI 8 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.066% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.97% 0.28% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £425 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £360
% change year-on-year
+33.16% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 - £35.00
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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
826 723 788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.54% 23.96% 29.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 440 418
Average daily rate £375 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 11 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £28.75 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EDI across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

EDI Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 July 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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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
Cheshire - 6 £375 -
Manchester -14 1 £425 - 2
Lancashire - 1 £600 - 1
EDI
England

EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
1 9 (56.25%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (56.25%) Load Balancing
2 8 (50.00%) XML
3 6 (37.50%) Web Services
3 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (31.25%) EDIFACT
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (31.25%) SAP
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) HTTP
6 3 (18.75%) JMS
6 3 (18.75%) SMTP
6 3 (18.75%) ActionScript
6 3 (18.75%) Clustering
6 3 (18.75%) FMCG
6 3 (18.75%) WCF
6 3 (18.75%) ActionScript 2.0
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) SEEBURGER
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) ABAP
8 1 (6.25%) Java
8 1 (6.25%) SQL
8 1 (6.25%) FTP
8 1 (6.25%) XML Schema
8 1 (6.25%) B2B
8 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
8 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
8 1 (6.25%) Migration

EDI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (56.25%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) HTTP
2 3 (18.75%) SMTP
3 1 (6.25%) FTP
3 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) BizTalk Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) EDI Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) EDI Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) SAP EDI Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Manager
5 1 (6.25%) EDI Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (37.50%) Web Services
3 5 (31.25%) EDIFACT
4 3 (18.75%) WCF
4 3 (18.75%) JMS
5 1 (6.25%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
1 3 (18.75%) FMCG
2 1 (6.25%) TRADACOMS
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Load Balancing
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) B2B
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) ActionScript
1 3 (18.75%) ActionScript 2.0
2 2 (12.50%) ABAP
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) SEEBURGER
3 1 (6.25%) webMethods